Russian Plant Upgrades Machine Gun Remote Control Platform

March 27, 2024 @ 04:53 AM

Signal, a subsidiary of Concern Radioelectronic Technologies, has upgraded its machine gun remote control platform with the latest camera technology, improved control features, and customizable options, aiming to provide frontline soldiers with enhanced precision and safety in combat zones. The modules were modified to take into account their use in a...

Kongsberg to Provide 300+ PROTECTOR Stations for Patria 6x6 Common Armored Vehicle

March 26, 2024 @ 01:16 PM

Patria has entered into an agreement with Kongsberg to provide PROTECTOR remote weapon stations for over 300 Patria 6x6 vehicles as part of the Common Armored Vehicle System (CAVS) program in Sweden and Finland. The contract model is very unique as supplies to multiple customers are contracted under same contract between...

German Bundeswehr Awards €2.7B Contract to Rheinmetall for Heavy Infantry Weapon Carriers

March 22, 2024 @ 06:24 AM

The German Bundeswehr has sealed a deal worth €2.7 billion ($2

Danish CV90 IFVs to get New D-Series Turret, ATGM Integration

March 22, 2024 @ 06:13 AM

Danish CV90 infantry fighting vehicles are set to undergo upgrades, including receiving an improved turret and an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), under a contract inked between BAE Systems and the countrys defense ministry. This Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) contract between BAE Systems and the Danish defense ministry follows the previously signed framework...

India's BEML Tests First Indigenously-made 1500 HP Engine for Main Battle Tanks

March 21, 2024 @ 08:30 AM

India's BEML conducted the maiden test-firing of India's first indigenously-made 1500 Horsepower (HP) engine for Main Battle Tanks at BEML's Engine division in the Mysuru complex on March 20. The engine boasts features such as a high power-to-weight ratio and operability in extreme conditions, including high altitudes, sub-zero temperatures, and desert...

Sweden Orders 321 Patria Six-wheeled Armored Vehicles

March 21, 2024 @ 05:59 AM

The Swedish Defence Procurement Agency (FMV) has signed a contract to purchase 321 six-wheeled armored vehicles from Finland-based Patria. The contract is valued at around €470 million, marking one of the largest deals ever secured by Patria in Sweden

U.S. Army to Evaluate BAE Systems’ Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Turreted Mortar Prototype...

March 7, 2024 @ 02:34 AM

BAE Systems has delivered a prototype of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) with unmanned turreted mortar capability to the U.S

Indonesian Army Receives Turkish-Made Harimau Medium Tanks

March 6, 2024 @ 10:00 AM

Indonesia has taken delivery of 10 Harimau medium tanks, a collaborative project between PT Pindad and Turkish FNSS. The Harimau Medium Tank, initiated in 2012 as part of the National Defense Industry Revitalization program, weighs 30 tons

Nexter Offers Latest VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicles to Qatar at DIMDEX-2024

March 5, 2024 @ 06:49 AM

Nexter has presented the latest iteration of the French 8x8 Infantry Fighting Vehicle, VBCI MkII, at the DIMDEX-2024 exhibition (March 4-6) with the aim of bolstering the Qatar Armed Forces. The French proposal aligns with Qatar's 2030 vision, contributing to the development of the Qatar Emiri Defense Industrial and Technology Base

Nexter's New SHARD Arrow Shell Boosts NATO Smoothbore Gun Penetration by 15%

March 1, 2024 @ 09:01 AM

Nexter, part of the KNDS consortium, completed SHARD arrow shell qualification, boosting NATO 120mm smoothbore gun firepower, and is now set for mass production. SHARD claims a 15% increase in penetration capabilities, attributed to its design that also reduces barrel wear by 25%