S.Korean Firm to Supply Transmission for Turkey's Altay Tank Engines

February 1, 2023 @ 03:45 AM

South Koreas SNT Heavy Industries will supply transmissions for the engines to be used on Turkeys domestic Altay main battle tank (MBT). Altays development started in 2007 but it hit a roadblock after Germanys MTU refused to sell 1,500 horsepower diesel engines

Rheinmetall, GM Defense Win Contract for First Phase of U.S. Army’s Common...

January 31, 2023 @ 05:17 AM

American Rheinmetall Vehicles (Sterling Heights, MI) and GM Defense LLC (Washington, DC) have won a contract for the first phase of the U.S

BAE Systems to Supply 20 Additional CV90 Mjolner Mortar Systems to Swedish

January 30, 2023 @ 07:01 AM

BAE Systems is providing 20 more CV90 Mjölner mortar systems to the Swedish Army under a fresh contract signed between the two parties. This new $30 million order brings the total fleet to 80 vehicles, planned to be in service by 2025

Some 150 Leopard, Challenger & Abrams Tanks Expected in UKraine

January 25, 2023 @ 05:39 PM

Some 150 Leopard tanks are expected to arrive in Ukraine a few months from now following a German decision to supply 28 tanks from Bundeswar (German Army) stocks besides allowing its allies to re-export tanks sold earlier by Germany.In addition, the UK government has decided to send 14 of its...

Lockheed Martin Achieves ‘First Light’ of Stryker Combat Vehicle’s 50kW DEIMOS Laser...

January 24, 2023 @ 09:05 AM

Lockheed Martin achieved first light from the 50 kW-class Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System (DEIMOS) system. DEIMOS tactical laser weapon system can be integrated into the Stryker combat vehicle to deliver directed energy capability to the U

Estonia Giving Dozens of Howitzers to Ukraine, Seeks Replacement Under European Peace...

January 23, 2023 @ 09:15 AM

Estonia is providing Ukraine with dozens of 155mm FH-70 and 122mm D-30 howitzers in its latest fund that runs into millions of euros, and has applied for restoring the equipment and stocks from the European Peace Facility. Estonia and the United Kingdom called together an international meeting where participating states presented their newest military aid packages for Ukraine, which also include a significant amount of heavy weapons

Anti-Russian Coalition Not in Agreement About Sending Leopard 2 Tanks to Ukraine

January 21, 2023 @ 06:31 PM

A meeting of NATO and other countries supporting Ukraine held at the Ramstein Air Base today did not reach an agreement regarding sending Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine Despite not reaching an agreement on sending Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, today's defense ministers' meeting of the coalition supporting Ukraine was still "good", Estonain Minister of Defense Hanno Pevkur was

Russia Developing Robotic Assault Vehicle, Armored Engineering Vehicle Based on T-72B3 Tank...

January 21, 2023 @ 09:43 AM

As Ukraine prepare to receive Challenger Tanks and Bradley IFVs, Russia has announced the development of a robotic assault and obstacle clearing vehicle and a multi-purpose armored engineering vehicle to enhance troop mobility. Two multi-purpose armored engineering vehicles based on the T-72B3 tank will arrive for Russian army engineers this year, Chief of Russias Engineering Troops Lieutenant-General Yury Stavitsky said in an interview with the Defense Ministrys Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper published on Friday

Chechen Light Military Vehicle to be Called “Jihad Machine”

January 21, 2023 @ 08:11 AM

ChechenAvto LLC is in talks with authorities in Russias Chechen to produce light military vehicles – named “Jihad Machines” at an existing plant in the region. An official with the government of the Chechen republic told government-owned

France to Modernize CN235 Aircraft, Leclerc Tanks

January 14, 2023 @ 09:15 AM

Frances Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has awarded contracts for the upgrade of CN235 transport aircraft and 50 Leclerc tanks. Sabena Technics Bod and Thales Avs France SAS won €107 million on December 20 to renovate cockpit of the Air Forces CN235-200 and CN235-300 aircraft

France Orders 200 Akeron MP Anti-tank Missiles

January 13, 2023 @ 10:55 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) placed an order for 200 MMP medium-range missiles, known as "Akeron MP" produced by MBDA. This deal was signed on December 29 in accordance with the French Military Programing Law 2019-2025, the defense ministry said Thursday