GDELS, Rheinmetall Reveal HX 8x8-based ANACONDA Bridge-Laying System

August 31, 2023 @ 05:47 AM

General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) – Bridge Systems and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) have presented for the first time the ANACONDA tactical bridge-laying system mounted on a high-mobility 8x8 HX2 carrier vehicle at the 5th User Forum Armament and Utilization – RÜ.NET 2023 conference held on August 30...

Saab to Demonstrate Missile System Integrated on Oshkosh Vehicle at DSEI-23

August 25, 2023 @ 03:29 PM

Saab will demonstrate how it combined the missile-equipped RBS 70 NG Mobile Firing Unit (MFU) with their tactical electronics, quick video distribution system, and the Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the DSEI-2023 exhibition in London. This showcase is intended to highlight the capability and...

Switzerland Investigates Leopard 1 Transfer to Ukraine via Germany

August 22, 2023 @ 11:53 AM

Switzerland said it launched an investigation against RUAG, which had an intention to sell Leopard 1 battle tanks to Ukraine through Germanys Rheinmetall. The Swiss government blocked the sale as it violated its status as a “neutral” country

New Top Attack Protection for Russian Tanks Revealed at Army 2023

August 16, 2023 @ 07:22 AM

A new top attack protection system against high explosive warheads and drone bombs has been revealed at Army-2023 (August 14-20) in Moscow. Earlier top attack protection resembling 'barbeque grill' proved ineffective against rapidly improving Ukrainian munitions

Rheinmetall Purchased Belgian Leopard 1 Tanks for Ukraine: Report

August 9, 2023 @ 02:18 PM

Germanys Rheinmetall has reportedly bought 50 Leopard 1 battle tanks from Belgium for war-torn Ukraine. This was reported by local newspaper

Ecuadorian Army Receives Turkey’s COBRA II Armored Vehicles

August 8, 2023 @ 07:22 AM

Ecuadorian armed forces took delivery of 20 COBRA II 4x4 Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicles produced by Turkish firm Otokar. “20 Cobra II armored vehicles came from Turkey for the Ecuadorian Armed Forces

Italy Awards Iveco-Oto Melara JV $930M to Modernize Ariete Tanks

August 7, 2023 @ 06:57 AM

Italy has signed a deal valued nearly $930 million with CIO, a joint venture between Italian firms Iveco and Oto Melara, to modernize its Ariete battle tanks. Inked on August 2, this deal covers upgrade of 90 tanks with an option for another 35 platforms

Russia Training Soldiers to Hit Western Tanks with Armor-Penetrating Grenades

August 2, 2023 @ 09:46 AM

Russian servicemen are training to hit western battle tanks with armor-penetrating grenades. In an official statement, Russian defense ministry said the servicemen of the Eastern MDs Army Corps and volunteers are currently undergoing RPG-7V man-portable anti-tank grenade launcher firing drills

French DGA Receives Final Batch of VT4 Tactical Vehicles

July 28, 2023 @ 08:14 AM

French defense procurement agency DGA received the last batch of ten standard 2 VT4 tactical vehicles on Wednesday. A total of 4,380 VT4 vehicles were delivered to the three armies, the Operational Energy Service, the Joint Munitions Service and the National Guard