Tecmotiv has won $19 million contract to overhaul Egyptian M60 Main Battle Tank (MBT) engines. The 50-tonne second generation M60 Patton main battle tank (MBT) is equipped with an air-cooled supercharged V12 diesel engine made by continental motors, producing 750 BHP
The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Saturday that Kiev is buying six Bayraktar TB2 combat drones from Turkey. According to a report by Turkish media agency,
Leonardo DRS has won a $80 million contract to equip the United States Armys M1A2 Sep v2 and Marine Corps M1A1 main battle tanks (MBTs) with additional Trophy active protection systems (APS). This brings the total funded value of the program to over $200 million and will equip several more brigades with Abrams Trophy, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Czech Republic Army has detailed new acquisitions for 2019 including 210 pieces of tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) for which it plans to invite four manufacturers and conclude the contract by August this year. The MoD plans to ink the deal for 14,000 attack rifles and 20,000 pistols with Ceska zbrojovka by March 2019; and 62 TITUS type armoured personnel carriers before April 2019 with ELDIS Pardubice
German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) will supply Hungarys land forces with 44 new Leopard 2 A7+ main battle tanks and 24 new PzH 2000 howitzers. The contract also includes procuring 12 used Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks from KMWs inventories for training purposes
BAE Systems and General Dynamics have won a combined $710 million to build new light combat vehicle prototypes under the United States Mobile Protected Firepower initiative. BAE Systems was awarded a $376 million contract and General Dynamics won $335 million for Mobile Protected Firepower middle tier acquisition and rapid prototyping effort with low-rate initial production options, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
Indias Ashok Leyland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israeli Elbit Systems to provide High Mobility vehicles (HMV) for mounting Elbit Systems artillery guns and systems. The integrated systems are targeted for worldwide export markets, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Pakistan has selected the Slovakian-made Turra 30 combat module for its Viper infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) being developed by local firm, Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT). HIT unveiled a prototype of Viper IFV at the IDEAS 2018 held in Karachi
The US state Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland of (20) High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) M142 Launchers, and other related equipment for an estimated cost of $655 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today
The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Morocco of enhancements to 162 Abrams tanks for an estimated cost of $1.259 billion
Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $1.7 billion modification contract to exercise available options for 6,107 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 22,166 kits
China has displayed two scaled models of its new 30-ton-class Type 15 light tank at the National Museum of China. “The Type 15 is equipped with a 105-millimeter main gun capable of firing armor-piercing rounds and gun-launched missiles, making its firepower not much inferior to a heavier main battle tank, Wei Dongxu, a Beijing-based military analyst was quoted as saying by
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