Turkey to Upgrade Leopard 2A4 tank with Indigenous Armor Package

June 7, 2021 @ 04:36 AM

Turkeys Aselsan has started mass production of tank armor package for integration onto German-origin Leopard 2A4 tanks. “We started the mass production of the armor package designed and produced at the Ballistic Protection Center in Istanbul and started its integration into tanks,” Ismail Demir, head of Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries...

Army 2021: Rostec to Unveil New Munition to Shield Armor from Precision

June 5, 2021 @ 02:46 PM

Russias Central Research Institute of Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) under state-owned Rostec will unveil new munition to boost armors survivability on the battlefield and shield it from precision weapons. "The new counter-munition has been developed in the 76mm caliber and weighs 2

Kenya Orders 118 Turkish Armored Combat Vehicles

June 4, 2021 @ 01:35 PM

Turkeys Katmerciler said it won a contract from Kenya for 118 Hızır tactical wheeled armored 4x4 vehicles. Kenya will be the third country in the world to acquire Katmercilers armored vehicles

Flare Counter-measures for Armored Vehicles Developed by Russian TsNIITOCHMASH

June 4, 2021 @ 10:07 AM

A new flare counter-measures system to protect armored vehicles from precision weapons has been developed by the Russian Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH), a part of Rostec Corporation. When a threat is detected, a protective projectile is fired in the direction of the incoming missile or guided weapon creating...

Oshkosh Awarded $942.9M to Build U.S. Army’s Stryker Weapon System Vehicle ...

June 4, 2021 @ 09:24 AM

Oshkosh Defense, was awarded a $942,900,000 contract for procurement of the production, integration, engineering and logistical support, and fielding of Stryker Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) vehicles, a Pentagon announcement said Thursday. Oshkosh Defense will build its new Medium Caliber Weapon System, a 30mm, unmanned turreted auto-cannon, for the Stryker combat...

China Reveals Reconnaissance Robots

June 3, 2021 @ 11:50 AM

A new Chinese-made reconnaissance robot that will soon complete combat tests will start taking part in missions. The robot was developed by Captain Zhou Jianlong, deputy commander at a maintenance company under a coastal defense brigade affiliated with the PLA Eastern Theater Command Army

Australian Army Receives 25 Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles

June 2, 2021 @ 11:40 AM

Rheinmetall delivered first 25 Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) to the Australian Army under the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability project

China Reveals Anti-Aircraft-Drone Wheeled Armored Vehicle

May 31, 2021 @ 08:44 AM

China unveiled a new new type of self-propelled, eight-wheeled 35 millimeter anti-aircraft gun equipped with two surface-to-air missiles. The mobile eight-wheeled gun system is equipped with advanced radar and fire control systems, and can act as a stand-alone combat unit

Royal Thai Marine Corps Receive VN16 NORINCO Amphibious Tanks

May 31, 2021 @ 06:29 AM

Chinas NORINCO recently reportedly delivered three VN-16 light amphibious tanks to the Royal Thai Marine Corps. The tank, an export version of the LPT ZTD-05, was delivered to the Sattahip naval base at the end of May

Navistar Defense Fined $50M for Submitting False Invoices to Bag MRAP Contract...

May 28, 2021 @ 08:08 AM

Navistar Defense LLC (Navistar), an Illinois-based subsidiary of Navistar International LLC, has been asked to pay $50 million for fraudulently inducing the U.S

Field Trials of Turkey’s Combat-Reconnaissance UGV in July

May 24, 2021 @ 02:29 PM

The first field trials of the Barkan unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) built by Turkish firm Havelsan, will start in July 2021