Kongsberg to Supply Swiss Army With Protector RWS

December 3, 2019 @ 01:38 PM

Kongsberg has won a contract worth 230MNOK ($25.06 million) to supply the Swiss army with Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS)

General Dynamics Installs New GPS Systems into US Stryker Vehicles in Germany

November 27, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

General Dynamics announced Tuesday that it has installed a new and improved GPS system onto US Stryker armoured fighting vehicles in Germany that allows US forces to operate in an environment when GPS signals are degraded or denied. Known as Mounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing Data (PNT) System (MAPS) Gen...

Russian Military to get Combat Robots by 2025

November 25, 2019 @ 06:12 AM

The Russian Armed Forces are set to receive multifunctional combat robots consisting of five machines being controlled by a single platform, by 2025. Dubbed “Marker,” the experimental platform was developed by Russian Scientific and Technology Association, Android Technology

US Begins Paperwork to Greenlight Sale of 100 Abrams tanks for Taiwan

November 14, 2019 @ 06:33 AM

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...

British Army to get £2.8B Worth Boxer Armoured Vehicles

November 7, 2019 @ 10:24 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence on Tuesday

Finland's Patria Nets €35M to Upgrade Pasi APCs

November 1, 2019 @ 06:33 AM

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

Bundeswehr Gets First Upgraded Leopard 2A7V MBT

October 29, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

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 Delivers 3 Lynx KF41 IFVs for Australia’s LAND400 Contest Trials

October 22, 2019 @ 09:31 AM

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 Seeks Maintenance Hub for US Military Equipment

October 9, 2019 @ 09:12 AM

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

Iran Unveils New Military Vehicles, Drone & Smart Robot

October 4, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

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, Rheinmetall form JV for US Army’s Bradley IFV Replacement

September 30, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

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 to Manufacture Main Armament, Hulls for Hungary’s Self-Propelled Howitzers & Battle...

September 30, 2019 @ 09:35 AM

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