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Syria Develops Its First Armoured Personnel Carrier

July 8, 2019 @ 12:28 PM

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has developed and manufactured “Al-Fahd,” its first armored personnel carrier in the Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch areas in northwestern Syria. The 4x4 vehicle turns at a speed of 80 km/hour on flat land and 30 km/hour through mountainous terrain,

France To Order 150 Additional Griffon Armoured Vehicles

July 5, 2019 @ 09:07 AM

France is likely to order 150 additional VBMR Griffon multi-role armoured vehicles, Florence Parley, Minister of the Armed Forces of France said on July 4, during the ceremony held to accept the delivery of first of the ordered 1,722 VBMR 6x6 Griffon vehicles. “Concerning the Griffon, it will be 150 more...

Lithuania Gets First 2 Of Its Ordered 88 Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles

June 25, 2019 @ 12:05 PM

Lithuania has received the first two out of 88 Boxer 8×8 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV), also known as “Vilkas.” The country placed an order for four configurations of the IFV: command post, squad, platoon, and company commander from the German-Dutch manufacturer Artec in August 2016

China Displays Artillery Gun-outfitted Airborne Vehicle

June 19, 2019 @ 09:20 AM

China has unveiled “XLW 2040I,” a new military airborne vehicle outfitted with an artillery gun and capable of carrying ten different types of weapons at the 17th China Cross-Straits Technology and Projects Fair in Fuzhou, capital of East China's Fujian Province, on Tuesday. “The vehicle will boost the army's combat capability...

NP Aerospace Wins $79M UK Army’s Armoured Vehicles Maintenance Contract

June 18, 2019 @ 12:29 PM

The United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defense has

China To Induct 'Humvee' Competitor into PLA

June 14, 2019 @ 12:40 PM

China is set to commission into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) its next-generation off-road tactical armoured vehicle which is seen as a competitor to the United States' High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee). “The new Chinese vehicle can be compared with Americas Humvee

On the heels of the Indonesia Contract: A Closer Look at Russian...

May 17, 2019 @ 11:52 AM

In April the Russian arms exporter, Rosoboronexport and the Indonesian Ministry of Defence have signed a contract to supply BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) and amphibious armoured personnel carriers (APC) BT-3F to the Indonesias Marine Corps. The reason for the BMP-3Fs selection by the Indonesian marines is said to be its unique amphibious features with superior near-shore performance compared to other such vehicles proposed for the competition, Indonesian media reported

Thailand Picks US’ Stryker Armoured Vehicle Over Chinese VN1 Ones: Report

May 16, 2019 @ 10:17 AM

The Royal Thai Army is likely to buy 37 ‘refurbished M1126 Stryker infantry combat vehicles for $80 million from the US, scrapping its earlier intention of buying Chinese-made VN1 armoured personnel carriers, according to a report published Tuesday. “It was earlier expected that the Thai army might purchase Chinese VN1 armoured personnel carriers, but army chief Apirat Kongsompong managed to secure a deal with the US,”

China Unveils New Armoured Vehicle Capable Of Launching 12 Suicide Drones

May 9, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

China has unveiled a new armoured vehicle that is capable of firing 12 suicide drones to launch attacks on targets and to conduct reconnaissance operations on Tuesday at the Beijing Civil-Military Integration Expo 2019. The 5

Turkish FNSS introduces New Amphibious Assault Vehicle at IDEF 2019

May 2, 2019 @ 10:59 AM

Turkish firm FNSS has unveiled the prototype of its new amphibious assault vehicle “ZAHA” on Wednesday at the IDEF 2019 defense exhibition taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. “The vehicle was designed to meet requirements of the Turkish Naval Forces

Turkey To Unveil Its First Electric Armored Vehicle At IDEF-2019

April 25, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

Turkish firm Otokar has developed a new electric armored vehicle christened “Akrep II” that will be unveiled at IDEF-2019 exhibition to be held between April 30 and May 3, 2019 in Büyükçekmece, Turkey. “It is the countrys first domestically developed electric-powered armored combat vehicle

Russia Signs Contract with Indonesia to Supply BMP-3F Infantry Fighting Vehicles

April 24, 2019 @ 01:08 PM

Russian arms exporter, Rosoboronexport and the Indonesian Ministry of Defence have signed a contract to supply BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) and amphibious armoured personnel carriers (APCs) BT-3F to the Indonesias Marine Corps. The value of the contract and number of IFVs and APCs to be delivered was not specified by Rosoboronexport which announced the contract in a press release

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