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
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
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Germany has approved the delivery of four artillery positioning systems for Saudi Arabian armored vehicles despite a commitment not to export arms to countries fighting Yemen war. The decision to greenlight the export order was given by Economy Minister Peter Altmaier in a letter he provided to a parliamentary committee
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds for an estimated cost of $99 million. The Government of Egypt has requested to buy forty-six thousand (46,000) 120MM Target Practice – Tracer (M831A1) and 120MM Target Practice, Cone Stabilized, Discarding Sabot – (M865) rounds and ten thousand (10,000) 120MM 4th-Generation Kinetic Energy-Tungsten (KE-W) A4 Armor-Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot with Tracer (APFSDS-T) rounds
Rheinmetall has won a contract worth over €43 million to modernize part of the British militarys fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system. According to the company press release, a total of 382 retrofit kits for the Enhanced Pallet Loading System, or EPLS, will be supplied and integrated into the tried-and-tested HX trucks of British Armed Forces
Indias Arjun main battle tank will reportedly receive the first prototypes of the hull and turret by the manufacturer Reliance Infra, six months ahead of schedule, according to The Hindu report. “We are ready to deliver the hull and turret for the Arjun Mark II MBT six months ahead of schedule,” a Reliance spokesperson told
The Philippines and Bangladesh are likely to order about 100 KAPLAN medium tanks which are co-produced by Turkish defense contractor FNNS and Indonesia's PT Pindad. Windu Paramata, the head of the medium tank project at PT Pindad said the two countries had expressed willingness to buy 40 to 50 units each
The Duesseldorf, Germany-based tech enterprise has been selected to supply the Australian Defence Force with more than a thousand additional military trucks and modules, worth €430 million. The Commonwealth of Australia has thus acted on a procurement decision already announced in July 2018
A Turkish-Indonesian joint production medium-weight battle tank, KAPLAN MT has completed qualification trials and is ready for mass production in Indonesia which could lead to the manufacture of up to 400 units. Turkey's heavy arms manufacturer, FNSS Savunma Sistemleri (FNSS) General Director Nail Kurt was quoted in an interview to
The thermal imaging technology, developed by Leonardo in the UK, is being offered to the British Army as part of Team Challenger 2s bid, led by BAE Systems, to upgrade the Armys Main Battle Tank. Also known as ‘electro-optic technology, the thermal imaging system will help British troops identify potential threats and move undetected in hostile situations, while also shaving valuable seconds off reaction times, which can make the difference between mission success and failure
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