Leonardo DRS Wins Additional $80M to Equip US Abrams Tanks with Rafael’s...

January 11, 2019 @ 12:34 PM

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...

Czech MoD Details 2019 Procurement Plans Including 210 Tracked IFVs

January 8, 2019 @ 02:23 PM

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...

Krauss-Maffei To Supply Leopard Battle tanks, Howitzers to Hungarian Army

December 20, 2018 @ 07:39 PM

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, General Dynamics to Build Mobile Protected Firepower Prototypes

December 18, 2018 @ 11:57 AM

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...

India’s Ashok Leyland, Israeli Elbit Sign MoU for High Mobility Vehicles

December 12, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

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 Selects Slovakian Turra 30 Combat Module for Locally-made Infantry Vehicle

November 30, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

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

Poland to Buy 20 HIMARS Artillery Rocket Systems for $655 million

November 30, 2018 @ 04:40 AM

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

US Approves $1.2 Billion Upgrade for Morocco’s M1A1 Abrams Tanks

November 30, 2018 @ 04:09 AM

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 Wins $1.7B to Supply 6107 Additional Vehicles to US Army

November 28, 2018 @ 12:37 AM

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 Displays Miniature Scale-models of New 30-ton Light Tank

November 26, 2018 @ 10:59 AM

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

Ukroboronprom Hands Over Tanks, Armored Vehicles, Anti-tank Missiles to Ukrainian Army

November 16, 2018 @ 10:51 AM

Ukrainian State Enterprise, Ukroboronprom has handed over 65 units of armaments and military equipment that include tanks, armored vehicles, armored cars and precision anti-tank missile systems to the Ukrainian army. The handing over of the armaments is our response to the hysteria and provocation of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchinov said during the transfer of equipment on Thursday

Mercedes Benz to Supply 515 off-road Vehicles to the Dutch Military

November 13, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

Mercedes Benz will supply 515 Mercedes Benz G-class 300 CDI vehicles, “12kN AASLT” to the Dutch Military. The vehicles provided by Mercedes are a replacement for the G-model off-road vehicles used by the military over the past twenty years