Italy to Buy Leopards 2A8s, Upgrade Ariete Tanks

July 14, 2023 @ 12:23 PM

Italy will buy over a hundred German-made Leopard 2A8 tanks, and has drawn up a plan to upgrade its old 125-strong Ariete fleet. Italian junior defense minister Isabella Rauti announced this in the parliament while seeking their approval in hope to refresh the countrys tank fleet

Belarus Prime Minister Visits Russia’s UVZ Concern

July 13, 2023 @ 05:42 AM

Belarus Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko visited facilities of Rostec-owned Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) July 11 along with other top officials, making it first such visit by a Belarusian government delegation. Golovchenko was accompanied by UGV Concerns general director Alexander Potapov

Germany May Withdraw from Deal with Poland to Repair Ukraine-damaged Leopard Tanks

July 12, 2023 @ 02:08 PM

Germany may bow out of the deal with Poland to repair Leopard tanks damaged in the ongoing Ukraine war. A German defense ministry official told local newspaper

UK MoD Orders Munitions for $363M

July 12, 2023 @ 04:26 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence has tapped BAE Systems for the supply of munitions worth £280 million ($363 million). The order has an option to increase to more than £400 million ($518 million)

Rheinmetall Strikes German-Dutch $2B Airmobile Vehicles Deal

July 11, 2023 @ 05:37 AM

The German and Dutch armed forces have contracted with Rheinmetall to supply up to 3,058 Caracal airmobile platforms for €1.9 billion (a little over $2 billion)

Australia to Export 100 Boxer Armored Vehicles to Germany

July 10, 2023 @ 12:54 PM

Australia has agreed to transfer 100 Boxer heavy weapon carriers to Germany under a $1 billion deal signed between the two nations. Anthony Albanese, Australias Prime Minister, landed in Berlin on Sunday night and confirmed plans to seal the deal

Kongsberg Test-fires Remote Turret of Boxer Armored Vehicle

July 7, 2023 @ 10:21 AM

Kongsberg and KMW+NEXTER Defense Systems (KNDS) have conducted tests of the Protector RT60 remote turret mounted on the Boxer 8×8 armored vehicle. The Boxer integrated with the RT60 Remote Turret was first displayed at the opening of the KNDS Boxer manufacturing facility at WFEL, Stockport in May 2021

U.S. Army Orders 3GEN FLIR Advanced Targeting Systems

July 6, 2023 @ 06:21 AM

Raytheon has won a $117.5 million U

Turkey-made Cobra II Armored Vehicles Spotted in Ukraine

July 3, 2023 @ 06:31 AM

Ukraines armed forces have reportedly deployed Cobra II 4x4 Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicle built by Turkish company Otokar. Several Cobra II vehicles have been photographed in the Kharkiv region

Brazil Refuses Clearance to Export 450 APCs Made by Iveco to Ukraine

July 1, 2023 @ 04:25 AM

Brazil has blocked Ukraines request for its allies to buy Iveco Defense Vehicles-built armored vehicles for its armed forces. Ukraines allies reportedly planned to 450 purchase Guarani 6×6 armored medical evacuation vehicles painted in red and yellow, to help its military evacuate the wounded from the battlefield

German Bundeswehr Buys 367 Military Trucks

June 29, 2023 @ 12:59 PM

The German Bundeswehr has placed an order worth over €250 million with Rheinmetall for 367 protected and unprotected logistic vehicles. This order is a further call-off from the frame­work contract for swap-body systems signed in June 2020