Indonesia to Order 79 Additional Russian BT-3F Armored Vehicles

March 28, 2020 @ 07:38 AM

Indonesia is mulling the purchase of 79 additional BT-3F armored personnel carriers (APCs) from Russia for an estimated $289 million. In April 2019, Russias state arms exporter Rosoboronexport reported signing of contract to supply an unspecified number of BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) and BT-3F APCs

India Begins Manufacturing 400 T-90S Tanks for Army: Report

March 17, 2020 @ 05:56 AM

India has commenced manufacturing 400 T-90S battle tanks for its army after it signed a contract with Russia to extend the build license until 2028, last year. “India made a decision to purchase T-90S tanks, which they are already producing under a license agreement

Ukrainian Armed Forces Recieve Modernized T-72 Tanks

March 9, 2020 @ 04:33 AM

Kyiv Armored Plant has delivered six modernized T-72 tanks to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The company's specialists modified the equipment to improve its technical parameters and combat characteristics, state-run Ukroboronprom said in a statement last week

Chinese Firm Develops Robotized Unmanned Ground Vehicle

March 2, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

A Chinese arms company unveiled its ‘Mule-200 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) that can transport ammunition and supplies or provide fire cover. The firm, Zhong Tian Zhi Kong Technology Holdings Company displayed the Mule-200 at the Unmanned System Exhibition and Conference 2020 (UMEX2020) in Abu Dhabi last week

Rheinmetall, Partners Launch Australian Program to Build Robotic Military Vehicle

February 27, 2020 @ 09:27 AM

Rheinmetall has announced the launch of Australias Autonomous Combat Warrior (ACW) program that aims to build an automated military vehicle. The ACW project is the first Australian research and technology program

Germany, France to Launch Architectural Study on Future European Tank Project

February 24, 2020 @ 09:23 AM

Germany and France are set to launch an architectural study on European Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) by April of this year. “Architectural study on the MGCS project will begin in March or April

Russia's T-90M Proryv 'Networked' Tank to be Unveiled This Year

February 14, 2020 @ 05:51 AM

Russias latest battle tank, the upgraded T-90M “Proryv,” developed by UralVagonZavod (UVZ), might be displayed during the Army 2020 forum later this year. The tank features networked communication in which data can be shared in real time with other battle assets such as tanks, armored vehicles, helicopters and drones

Turkish Firm to Sell Amphibious Combat Earthmover to Philippines

February 11, 2020 @ 07:15 AM

The Philippine military will receive an armored amphibious combat earthmover from Turkish firm FNSS under a new contract signed between the two parties. The deal for “Kunduz” marks the first export of the combat earthmover to any country

Russia Delivers Tanks, Armored Vehicles to Syrian Military

February 10, 2020 @ 07:11 AM

Russia has delivered an unspecified number of T-62M main battle tanks and BRM-1K combat reconnaissance armored vehicles to the Syrian Arab Army. The newly delivered batch of T-62s are less advanced than modern T-72 tanks employed by the Syrian military,

US Army to get 160 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles from BAE Systems

January 22, 2020 @ 06:52 AM

BAE Systems has won a contract valued $401 million to supply 160 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPVs) to the US Army. “BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded $400

German Army to get 1,000 new Rheinmetall Military Trucks

January 13, 2020 @ 09:53 AM

German Bundeswehr placed a €400 million order with Rheinmetall to supply 1,000 military transport trucks for the army. The order is the third call-off from a framework contract signed in July 2017 encompassing over 2,200 military trucks, which the Bundeswehr is purchasing as part of its “Unprotected Transport Vehicles” project

US Risks Billions in Arms Sales over Soured Relations with Iraq

January 9, 2020 @ 09:40 AM

The United States could lose billions of dollars in arms sales to Iraq should Baghdad evict US troops from it soil and scale down its military relationship with Washington. Following the assassination of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani in US drone strikes, Iraq asked US troops to leave their country