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Turkey’s indigenously-developed 1500 HP Tank Engine Ignited for First Time

May 5, 2021 @ 06:22 PM

Turkey today turned-on its indigenously developed 1,500-horsepower engine, BATU, that will power various armored vehicles and tanks, Defense Industries Presidency Head Ismail Demir said Wednesday. Demir posted the informataion on his Twitter account with a video showing the ignition of the engine developed by BMC Power

British DSTL Announces Future Anti-Armour Tank Requirements

May 5, 2021 @ 12:44 PM

The UK Ministry of Defences Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has published requirements for its future Battle Group Organic Anti-Armour (BGOAA) project, which aims to provide the British Army with a suite of anti-armour capabilities from around the 2030s. “Our scientists are working to find solutions to the next generation...

Elbit Systems and Textron Systems Team on Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle Prototype for...

May 4, 2021 @ 03:42 PM

Elbit Systems of America has teamed with Textron Systems to produce Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) for the U.S

Sweden Orders BAE Systems’ BvS10 All-Terrain Vehicles

May 3, 2021 @ 04:17 PM

BAE Systems has signed a contract worth around $200 million to produce and deliver 127 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles to the Swedish Army, adding to its existing fleet of BvS10s. The contract signed with the Swedish military procurement agency, FMV, is for both command and control and logistics vehicles

Indian Army RFI for Light Tanks

May 3, 2021 @ 11:35 AM

The Indian Army wants to procure 350 light tanks and has issued a request for information (RFI) to start the procurement process. Aside of new generation Combat Vehicle Platforms, the contract should include Transfer of Technology

Hanwha Defense’s Redback to use Soucy’s Composite Rubber Track System

April 27, 2021 @ 05:44 AM

Soucys Composite Rubber Track system will be fitted to the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicle produced by Hanwha Defense under an agreement signed today. The Redback is under consideration by the Commonwealth under an ongoing tender process for Project LAND 400 Phase 3, which is an $18 billion to $27 billion project tasked to acquire 450 Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Australian Defence Force

Israel Aerospace to Provide Z-MAG All-Terrain Vehicles to the Military

April 22, 2021 @ 03:10 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Israels Ministry of Defense (MOD) Office of Production and Procurement signed an agreement Thursday to manufacture Z-MAG all-terrain vehicles for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). IAI has recently

South Korean Unmanned Surveillance Vehicle Gets Full-scale Development Go-ahead

April 22, 2021 @ 01:47 AM

South Koreas defense procurement agency has given full-scale development go-ahead for an unmanned ground surveillance vehicle (USV) following successful completion of exploratory development. In March 2021, the USV reached Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6 regarding key unmanned technologies, including self-driving, obstacle detection/avoidance, and surveillance

Nexter Proposing New Ammunition for Franco-German MGCS Tank Gun

April 19, 2021 @ 07:45 AM

Nexter (KDNS Group) is proposing a new artillery projective built around the ASCALON concept (Autoloaded and SCALable Outperforming guN) for the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) main battle tank designed to cope with the latest generation of heavy armour while staying ahead of the threats of the next half-century. Based on technical solutions that will be fully mature by 2025, ASCALON offers an open architecture designed to serve as the basis for cooperative development under the Franco-German MGCS programme

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