Ukroboronprom’s Armored Vehicle Repair, Evacuation Machine Ready for Serial Production

September 25, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

Ukrainian Lviv Armored Plant, a part of state-run Ukroboronprom has completed departmental tests of the armored repair evacuation machine (BREM) ‘Lion and are ready for its serial production. The machine based on T-72 tank is intended for evacuation and towing of defective, damaged trached and wheeled military equipment in conditions of...

AM General Wins $51 Million for Recapitalization of US Army Humvees

September 25, 2018 @ 09:53 AM

AM General was awarded $51.3 million contract for recapitalization of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV)

Despite Vowing Not to, Germany Okays Weapons Sale to Saudi Arabia

September 20, 2018 @ 02:28 PM

Germany has approved the delivery of four artillery positioning systems for Saudi Arabian armored vehicles despite a commitment not to export arms to countries fighting Yemen war. The decision to greenlight the export order was given by Economy Minister Peter Altmaier in a letter he provided to a parliamentary committee

Australia Orders 211 Rheinmetall Boxer Wheeled Armored Vehicles for $2.4 Billion

August 17, 2018 @ 12:36 PM

Australia has awarded $2.4 billion (€2

Turkish Otokar Wins $29M to Supply Tactical Armored Vehicles

July 30, 2018 @ 01:29 PM

Turkish Otokar has won an export order worth $28.9 million to supply tactical wheeled armored vehicles to an unidentified customer

Ashok Leyland to Deliver 81 High Mobility Vehicles to Indian Army

July 30, 2018 @ 10:58 AM

Indias Ashok Leyland will deliver 81 high mobility 10x10 vehicles for the Indian Armys Russian-built Smerch Multi-Barrel Rocket launchers (MBRL) as well to carry strategic missiles developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). “The delivery will start in this financial year and will be completed in the next financial year,” said Amandeep Singh, head of Defense, Ashok Leyland was quoted as saying by

Iran to Start Mass Producing 'Karrar' Main Battle Tank

July 19, 2018 @ 11:46 AM

The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) will begin receiving this year the domestically-built 'Karrar' (Striker) main battle tank which was unveiled in 2017. Deputy Defense Minister Reza Mozaffari-Nia was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency Wednesday that Iran manufactures 50 to 60 tanks every year and that the Karrar will be within that production schedule

Russian Mine-resistant Assault Vehicle Catches Fire

July 16, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

A Russian Typhoon-U modular assault vehicle caught fire near a military training ground near Molkino, North Caucasus Sunday. The Modular vehicle, 'Ural-63095' is used for training military units of the Southern Military district, according to reports by Defense-blog

Belgium completes M109A4 SP Howitzers Delivery to Indonesia

July 11, 2018 @ 12:38 PM

The Indonesian Army received its final batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers, along with 4 command posts and one mobile crane unit on Monday, the local media reported today. Delivery of the first batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers took place last year

IBD Unveils Active Armour Tech to Protect Main Battle Tanks

July 9, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

IBD Deisenroth Engineering (IBD), a German company specialized in production of protection systems for military vehicles has unveiled new active armour technologies to protect main battle tanks and medium to heavy armoured fighting platforms against tandem warhead threats. The two technologies namely Explosive Reactive Armour (ERA) and Active Protection Systems (APS) have been designed to counter charge threats

Turkey Accepts 30 ‘Kirpi II’ Tactical Vehicles under the TTA-2 Project

July 4, 2018 @ 12:58 PM

Turkey has accepted 30 Kirpi II (loosely translates to Hedgehog II) TTA vehicles under the TTA-2 project. The under-secretariat for defense Industries (SSM) has carried out the acceptance of 30 Hedgehog II TTA vehicles under the TTA-2 project, @SavunmaSanayii posted on Twitter Wednesday

Oshkosh Wins $484 Million US Army Modification Contract

June 30, 2018 @ 03:48 AM

Oshkosh was awarded a $484 million modification contract for 1,574 vehicles and 7,538 kits (includes installed and packaged kits). Work is expected to be completed by Sept