Indian MoD to Buy Software Defined Radio from BEL Worth Over INR...

February 8, 2021 @ 11:05 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) today signed a contract for procurement of Software Defined Radio Tactical (SDR-Tac) worth over INR 1,000 crore ($137 million). The SDR-Tac, jointly designed and developed by Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL) of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) through a...

France Orders 3,000 Thales O-NYX Night Vision Goggles

February 5, 2021 @ 08:35 AM

The French armed forces have placed an order for 3,000 O-NYX goggles with Thales. The additional 3,000 night vision goggles ordered by the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) will be delivered in 2021 for deployment into French Army units alongside the 3,500 O-NYX goggles already delivered

Chinese Army Inducts New All-Terrain Vehicle for Logistics Support in High-Alt Plateau...

January 18, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned a newly-developed all-terrain vehicle for logistics support missions in plateau regions with altitudes higher than 5,000 meters. Designed with caterpillar tracks made of metalloid, this new all-terrain vehicle can tread over slopes of 35 degrees and can deliver 1

Powered Exoskeleton to Help Chinese Soldiers Carry 50 kg Ammunition

January 13, 2021 @ 07:46 AM

A new type of motor-powered exoskeleton suit to carry ammunition boxes weighing 50 kg has been unveiled by the Chinese military. The light-weight exoskeleton suit, known as the portable ammunition support assist system for individual soldiers, can provide 20 kg of assisted strength to its user, relieve more than 50% of...

French MoD to Order 20,000 Additional Heckler & Koch HK-416 F Rifles

December 22, 2020 @ 05:18 PM

The French Directorate General for Armaments (DGA) has decided to place an order for 12000 HK-416 F assault rifles in 2021 and will receive an equal number of rifles under an earlier order next year. Another 12,000 HK-416 rifles were delivered in 2020, bringing to 45,340 the number of units currently being equipped in the armed forces, a French MoD release said

Elbit Systems to Provide Additional Digital Soldier Systems to the Royal Netherlands...

December 19, 2020 @ 08:47 AM

The Dutch Ministry of Defence awarded Elbit Systems $50 million to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with additional digital soldier and vehicular systems. Under the contract, Elbit Systems will supply digital soldier systems and vehicular integration of improved combat network capabilities including TORCH-X Dismounted Command and Control systems and E-LynX Software Defines Radio systems

Dutch Army Procures Elbit XACT nv32 micro Night Vision Systems

December 19, 2020 @ 08:38 AM

Elbit Systems has won $15 million from the Dutch Ministry of Defense to supply XACT nv32 micro night vision monocular systems for the Armed Forces of the Netherlands. The initial contract will be performed over a period of two-years, with the potential for additional follow-on orders over a period of seven-years, the company said in a statement this week

France Working on “National Takeover Solution” for Photonis after Blocking Sale to...

December 18, 2020 @ 04:30 PM

Paris has commenced working with French industrial and financial players on a “national takeover solution” for night vision products manufacturer Photonics after blocking its sale to US strategic electronics major Teledyne. Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Forces, announced today that the move was necessary to preserve the sovereignty of Photonis, a company essential to French military operations

Rheinmetall Provide New Combat Helmets to German Military

December 11, 2020 @ 11:24 AM

Rheinmetall and North-American helmet maker Galvion, have won an order to supply the German Bundeswehr with advanced combat helmets. Awarded in November 2020, the framework contract encompasses the delivery of up to 20,000 helmets, specifically the “Combat Helmet, Special Forces, Heavy

UAE to Procure Binocular Night Vision Devices from L3 Technologies

December 9, 2020 @ 05:44 AM

The United Arab Emirates (U.A