Indian MoD to Buy BMP Infantry Combat Vehicles worth $173.5 Million

February 21, 2018 @ 05:32 AM

The Indian MoD has approved the procurement of Infantry Combat Vehicle (BMPs-2/2k) worth INR 1125 Crore (USD 173.5 million) from the Indian Factory Board (IFB)

KMW-Rheinmetall Offer 60% Workshare if UK Picks BOXER IFV

February 5, 2018 @ 01:06 PM

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW)-Rheinmetall joint venture ARTEC has signed agreements with UK based BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales companies offering 60 percent of workshare if UK selects BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)for Armys next generation Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) program. According to the agreements, at least 60% of BOXERs value creation...

BAE Systems Wins $149M in Support of M109A7 Howitzers, M992A3 Vehicles...

February 2, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

BAE Systems has won a $148.8 million contract in support of the latest Self-Propelled Howitzer and the latest version of the Field Artillery Ammunition Supply Vehicle for the US Army

Oshkosh Wins $40 Million US Army Contract to Supply Heavy Tactical Vehicles

December 27, 2017 @ 10:54 AM

Oshkosh has won a $40 million contract from the US Army for the procurement of Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles or FHTV. The delivery order comes from the U

South Korean Army to Resume Using K-9 Howitzer for Training

December 26, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in...

General Dynamics to Upgrade US Army’s 786 M1A1 Abrams Tanks for $2.6...

December 22, 2017 @ 05:20 AM

General Dynamics has won $2.6 billion contract for the upgrade of up to 786 M1A1 configured Abrams vehicles to newly configured M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3

Russia Delivers Tanks, Armored Vehicles, Helicopters to Tajikistan

December 19, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

Russia today delivered battle tanks, armored carriers, helicopters, howitzers and several other weapons and vehicles to Tajikistan to help protect its borders from terrorists operating in Afghanistan. Among the arms and equipment delivered were T-72B1 tanks, BTR-80 and BTR-70 armored personnel carriers, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, Mi-24 and Mi-8 helicopters, D-30 howitzers, anti-aircraft mounts, surveying equipment, spare parts for armored vehicles, communications equipment, logistic property and a large number of small arms, TASS reported

Czech Manufacturer to Produce Components for Swedish Mjölner Mortar System

December 19, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

BAE Systems has signed a contract with Czech manufacturer Laser Centrum CZ, Ltd. to produce mechanical components for the Swedish Armys Mjölner mortar system

Turkey Exports More than 500 Armored Vehicles, Weapon Systems to Qatar

December 19, 2017 @ 12:44 AM

Turkey has sold of approximately 400 Ejder Yalçın 4x4 armored combat vehicles, more than a hundred NMS 4x4 light armored vehicles, and weapon systems that are to be placed on these vehicles to Qatar. Within the scope of the contract signed by Turkish defense industry firm Nurol Makina Sanayi (NMS) to satisfy the needs of the Qatar Armed Forces, hundreds of armored vehicles as well as many defense industry products will be exported for the first time, Anadolu Agency reported Sunday

Paramount Delivers Localized Version of Marauder MRAP to Kazakhstan

December 15, 2017 @ 07:26 AM

Paramount Group and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) have delivered the latest batch of armoured vehicles to the Kazakhstan Special Forces. The latest delivery of the localised version of the Marauder MRAP, Arlan, will see the vehicles in operation with the Ministry of Defence, Special Forces and other law enforcement agencies

Rheinmetall to Modernize 25 Marder IFVs for Jordan

December 13, 2017 @ 03:07 PM

The German government has contracted with Rheinmetall to upgrade a further 25 Marder infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) for delivery to the Kingdom of Jordan under a German military assistance programme. Delivery will begin in the first quarter of 2018

Ukraine Tests Upgraded BTR-4MV1 Armored Vehicle to NATO Standards

December 8, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Ukraines state enterprise ‘Kharkiv Design Bureau for Engineering, part of Ukroboronprom, has completed the full cycle of factory tests of armored fighting vehicle BTR-4MV1. “This combat vehicle is built with a wide application of experience in using AP-4 in the ATO zone, NATO standards and technological solutions in accordance with the latest Alliance armament trends