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%

Poland Signs Deal for 286 LOTR Kleszcz Reconnaissance Carriers

February 29, 2024 @ 07:44 AM

Poland officially signed a deal on Wednesday to procure 286 locally-made LOTR Kleszcz light armored reconnaissance carriers, replacing outdated Soviet-era BRDM-2 4x4 vehicles. The

Elbit Systems wins $600M for Sensors Integration in Australia’s Redback IFVs

February 27, 2024 @ 04:37 AM

Elbit Systems has secured a contract valued at approximately $600 million to provide sensor integration systems for the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) as part of Australia's Land 400 Phase 3 Project. This contract aims to deliver advanced protection, fighting capabilities and sensors suite to the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) for the Australian Army