General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $1,219,170,958 hybrid contract to produce, test and deliver Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) systems. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept
Frances SIMMT has notified Nexter Group of a second in-service support (ISS) contract for the CAESAR self-propelled howitzers. This contract award, by the Armys integrated structure for maintaining land equipment in operational condition (SIMMT), follows on from the first contract, which for the past seven years has provided full support for...
Indias state-run Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) test-fired a laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) from MBT tank. “Congratulations to DRDO for successfully conducting test firing of Laser Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile from MBT Arjun at KK Ranges (ACC&S) in Ahmednagar,” Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted September 23...
Pakistan Army has inducted Chinese made VT-4 Main Battle Tank considered one of the latest tanks in the world. According to Pakistani militarys Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Field Firing Ranges near Jhelum today and witnessed a demonstration of the new...
The Czech Ministry of Defense has decided to axe plans of procuring western tanks and will be modernizing the T-72M4CZ tanks already in service. In 2017, The Czech MoD had announced plans to replace the T-72M4CZ at the expense of the EU defense fund which never was allocated
A Russian T-90 tank was accidentally hit by an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) during exercises held in the Astrakhan region on September 15. Pictures of the damaged T-90 tank appeared in various social media but there is no official confirmation of this incident from the Russian military
Turkish firm FNSS has tested whether the ZAHA armored amphibious assault vehicle can come back to upright position in case of capsizing in water. “ZAHA armored amphibious vehicle built for Turkish Marine Corps has completed self-correction test
China has tested a new combat system that integrates armored vehicles and drone swarms, a technology that will allow armored troops to acquire more battlefield information and launch deadly attacks. Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the system was used by an undisclosed unit of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army for utilization training in May, Chinese state-media reported
Hungary became the first NATO and EU member to order Rheinmetalls newly developed Lynx infantry fighting vehicle when it signed a contract worth over $2 billion for 218 of those vehicles. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has awarded Rheinmetall an order to supply tracked armoured vehicles and related products and services with a total value of more than €2 billion
Rostec subsidiary Tekhnodinamika will soon begin serial production of new high-strength ceramic armor plate that can be used to protect personnel, ground, air and naval equipment. “The armored plates made of corundum ceramics demonstrated high protective properties comparable to armored steel (during tests)
The Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle - Light has received approval from the Australian Federal Government to enter full rate production after meeting Defences protection requirements through blast and ballistic testing. “I got behind the wheel of one of our new Australia designed & built Hawkei vehicles that are now entering full-rate production