The United States has sent a draft Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to Taiwan, signalling commencement of paperwork to sell over a hundred M1A1 Abrams tanks to the island nation. The development has come four months after the US State Department gave a nod to Taipeis request of buying 108 M1A2T Abrams Tanks, over 250 Stinger missiles and other related equipment amounting
The UK Ministry of Defence on Tuesday
Finland has awarded Patria an agreement valued €35 million to modernize 139 Pasi XA-180 armored personnel carriers (APCs). “On October 28, 2019, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen has authorised the Defence Forces Logistics Command to procure supplementary lifecycle upgrades from Patria,” Finnish Ministry of Defence said in a
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has handed over first of 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks upgraded to the A7V standard, to the Bundeswehr at a ceremony held in Munich city, Germany. German troops will receive the remaining tanks by 2023, Berlin-based
Rheinmetall on Tuesday announced the delivery of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles to compete in trials for the AUD 15 billion (Euro 9.5 billion or US$10
Taiwan has sought depot-level maintenance facilities for US military equipment such as the M1A2T Abrams tanks and F-16V jets not only for itself but to also make it a regional support base for US weapons. “US businesses could take a step further in working with Taiwanese companies by building depot-level maintenance capacity in Taiwan
The Iranian military on Thursday received new, indigenously-developed military hardware including bullet-proof tactical vehicles, reconnaissance drone and smart robots. The new pieces of equipment were officially delivered to the relevant military forces during a ceremony held on October 3, Press TV
Raytheon and Rheinmetall Defence have established a joint venture to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the United States Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. The Lynx team will submit its bid on or before October 1, 2019
Rheinmetall has won a €300 million ($328 milion) contract to manufacture main armament and hulls for PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer and Leopard 2 main battle tank belonging to the Hungarian Army. Under the agreement, the company will produce the main armament and fire control technology for 44 Leopard 2 main battle tanks as well as the main armament, fire control technology and chassis for 24 PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers
Russian firm Uralvagonzavod has commenced the delivery of first of modernized T-90M tanks to the army. “The Russian army has begun to receive modernised T-90M tanks,” said Oleg Salyukov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces, during an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper
Oshkosh-made M-ATV vehicles seen in a video footage released by Yemeni Houtis may provide a hint to their claim that they destroyed Saudi military vehicles in an attack launched on Sunday in Najran, a city along Saudi-Yemeni border. Yemeni Houtis announced on September 29 that they had carried out a “major assault” on Saudi Arabian-led coalition, claiming to have killed over 200 of their soldiers, other than annihilating military vehicles
BAE Systems has won $11 million modification to contract for systems technical support, engineering, logistics and fielding support for US Army vehicles. “BAE Systems was awarded a $11 million modification contract for systems technical support, engineering, logistics and fielding support for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Family of Vehicles, the Multiple Launch Rocket System Carrier, and the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier Family of Vehicles,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
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