General Dynamics, MyDefence Integrate Counter UAS Tech in Armored Vehicles

November 12, 2018 @ 01:29 PM

MyDefence Communication has integrated Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms for military forces. The integration of the drone sensors allows military operators to effectively detect and defeat enemy drones used for reconnaissance or as weapon delivery systems, the company said in a statement Monday

Turkish Army Orders 250 locally-made Altay Main Battle Tanks

November 10, 2018 @ 01:46 PM

A deal for the mass production of 250 units of Turkeys domestically made main battle tank, Altay was signed Friday between the state Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) and armored vehicle maker BMC in Ankara. The contract includes the mass production and life-cycle logistical support for 250 units

India Army Inducts M777 Light Howitzer, K-9 Self-propelled Artillery into Service

November 9, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Indian MoD today inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the BAE Systems M777 Ultra Light Howitzers and the Hanwha Techwin-L & T K-9 self-propelled artillery gun, ‘Vajra, into the Army. The third gun system inducted is the 'Composite Gun Towing Vehicle' for towing some of the existing guns in service...

PT Pindad-Czech firm Show 8 X 8 Armored Vehicle Protoytpe at Indo-Defence

November 9, 2018 @ 07:20 AM

Indonesias PT Pindad displayed the prototype of an 8 X 8 armored vehicle to be made in cooperation with Czechoslovak Group (CSG) at the ongoing Indo-Defence 2018 in Jakarta. The armored vehicle is a development of the Steyr Pandur II 8x8 produced by CSG

Ukrainian Army Develops Mobile Mortar System

November 2, 2018 @ 10:49 AM

A new 120 mm mobile mortar system Bars-8MMK which uses automated deployment and fire control systems has been developed and tested by the Ukrainian Army. According to a Ukrainian National Security Council press statement, the mobile mortar system is based on on the “Bars-8” armored vehicle

Mercedes Armored Vehicles for Montenegro

October 12, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

Germany's parliamentary Secretary of State for Defence,Thomas handed over six Mercedes-Benz G-Class LAPV vehicles (light armoured patrol vehicles) at the Golubovci air base to Montenegro's Chief of General Staff, General Drakutin Dakić. The vehicle is known as the Enok in Germany

Chinese Defence, Aerospace firms Plan Big Bang Introductions at Airshow China

October 10, 2018 @ 03:02 PM

China North Industries Group Corp or Norinco Group (CNIGC) and China Aerospace Science & Technology Corp (CASC) plan to unveil a number of new products at Airshow China next month in Zhuhai. CNIGCs displays will include about 100 system products in air defense, coastal defense, ground strikes, unmanned combat, early warning and surveillance security, commercial aerospace, and command communications and support

Oshkosh Debuts A2 Variant of Medium Tactical Vehicles at AUSA 2018

October 8, 2018 @ 03:52 PM

Oshkosh will debut A2 variant of its Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), as well as showcase multiple Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at the 2018 AUSA Conference from October 8 to 10. The Oshkosh FMTV A2 will be on display for the first time at AUSA 2018

Ukroboronprom Hands Over 20 Tanks and Armored Personnel Carriers to Ukrainian Army

October 3, 2018 @ 02:25 PM

Kharkiv enterprises of DK Ukroboronprom handed over 20 units of heavy armament and equipment to the Ukrainian army. On October 3, 2018, the Ukrainian military received 16 T-80 and T-64 tanks on the territory of the State Enterprise "Malyshev Plant", which were reinstated on the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Armored Plant"

BAE Systems Wins $215M US Army Contract For Howitzers, Ammunition Carriers

September 29, 2018 @ 08:34 AM

The US Army has ordered production of 155-millimeter self-propelled howitzer artillery vehicles as well as ammunition carrier tracked armored combat vehicles under a contract worth over $215 million. The Department of defense announced the contract on Friday, under which BAE Systems will produce M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and the M992A3 Carrier Ammunition Tracked vehicles

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 combat, carrying out its current and average repair in field conditions, Ukroboronprom said in a statement Tuesday

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)