Peru Selects Hyundai Rotem's K-808 White Tiger Armored Vehicles

May 2, 2024 @ 09:18 AM

South Koreas Hyundai Rotem, announced on Thursday that it has been chosen as the preferred bidder to export 30 K-808 White Tiger wheeled armored vehicles to Peru. The deal, valued at approximately 82

Log Protection for Russian MSTA-S 155mm Howitzer

May 1, 2024 @ 05:36 PM

A Russian MSTA-S 155mm self-propelled howitzer has been seen in Ukraine with its top and sides padded with logs which reports on social media claims is for protection against rocket-propelled grenades and FPV drones. According to postings by pro-Russian Telegram accounts, the log-protection kit, despite the quirkiness of the design,...

KNDS, Rheinmetall, Thales to form New Company for MGCS Project

May 1, 2024 @ 04:24 AM

French and German companies – KNDS Deutschland, KNDS France, Rheinmetall Landsysteme, and Thales – are forming a new company to collaborate on the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) project. The agreement, solidified during the Franco-German Ministerial Council meeting in Toulouse on October 16, 2019, underscores both nations' commitment to jointly develop...

Anduril Industries Launches its C4 vehicle system, Menace-X

April 30, 2024 @ 09:32 AM

Menace-X is designed for mobile command and control in challenging communication environments, facilitating complex mission sets like maritime surface fire coordination. Current C2 solutions demand extensive logistics, setup time, and specialized training

Belgium Inaugurates Factory to Manufacture Griffon Armored Vehicles

April 27, 2024 @ 08:22 AM

Belgium and France have unveiled a new construction site for the Griffon armored vehicles under the CaMo project. The inauguration highlighted the deepening strategic and industrial partnership between France and Belgium

Finland to Buy Patria 6x6 Armored Vehicles with Remote Weapons Stations

April 27, 2024 @ 05:21 AM

The Finnish Defence Forces are acquiring heavy Patria 6x6 armoured vehicles as part of the Common Armoured Vehicle System (CAVS) programme. The Finnish Minister of Defence Antti Häkkänen has authorized the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command to initiate a serial procurement of heavy 6x6 armoured personnel carrier vehicles from Patria

Lithuania to Defer Tanks Purchase, Buy Air Defense Systems Instead

April 22, 2024 @ 07:16 AM

Lithuania is reevaluating its defense procurement strategy, with a focus on prioritizing the acquisition of air defense systems while deferring the supply of tanks. Defense Minister Laurynas Kasciunas has proposed restructuring the plan, advocating for the creation of a tank company initially instead of proceeding directly to a tank battalion

New Generation T-80BVM Tanks Being Assembled at Russian Plant

April 20, 2024 @ 06:11 AM

T-80BVM tanks, equipped with a range of improvements including new camouflage, a canopy for protection against top attack weapons, and a turret protection system, are currently undergoing assembly at a plant located in the Omsk region. The Russian Defense Ministry announced on April 19th that Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was briefed on the new design of the T-80BVM battle tanks during a visit

Germany Approves Procurement of Puma Simulator, Practice Rockets for Tiger Helicopter

April 19, 2024 @ 08:40 AM

The Budget Committee of the German Bundestag approved the procurement of the AGDUS (Ausbildungsgerät Duellsimulator) system for the infantry fighting vehicle Puma on April 10. Additionally, supplementary practice rockets will be purchased for the Tiger attack helicopter

Indian Army, DRDO Test Indigenous Anti-Tank Guided Missile System

April 15, 2024 @ 01:20 PM

Indian Army and the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) have tested the indigenously designed and developed Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Weapon System. The MPATGM underwent multiple field evaluations in various flight configurations, Indian defence ministry confirmed in a statement

Turkey’s Aselsan Showcases Modernization Package for Chilean Leopard 2 Tanks

April 12, 2024 @ 06:43 AM

Turkey's Aselsan unveiled a modernization package for upgrading the Chilean Army's Leopard 2A4CHL main battle tanks at the FIDAE 2024 exhibition in Chile. In July 2023, Aselsan and the local company Famae signed an