BAE Systems Delivers First ACV Command and Control Variant to U.S. Marine...

January 13, 2024 @ 07:47 AM

BAE Systems has successfully delivered the initial Amphibious Combat Vehicle Command and Control (ACV-C) variant under the full-rate production contract to the U.S

Artis Unveils Sentinel Third-Generation Active Protection System to Defend Against Top-Attack Threats

January 9, 2024 @ 11:21 AM

Virginia-based defense contractor Artis has introduced the Sentinel third-generation Active Protection System (APS), aiming to revolutionize armored vehicle protection and address a critical gap in the U.S

U.S. Army’s Abrams Tanks Receive Maintenance at Lithuanian Workshop

January 8, 2024 @ 12:29 PM

The Ministry of Defense of Lithuania has announced the initiation of maintenance operations for Abrams main battle tanks from U.S

Finland Exercises Purchase Option for 40 Patria 6x6 Armored Vehicles

January 5, 2024 @ 05:18 AM

The Finnish Defence Forces have opted to acquire an additional 40 Patria 6x6 armored vehicles, utilizing the supplementary purchase option embedded in the agreement inked with Patria in June 2023. The initial pact involved the procurement of 91 vehicles, and the appended option allowed for an additional purchase of up to

Ukrainian Army to Use Locally Assembled Isuzu Pick-ups for Quick Mobility

January 3, 2024 @ 12:06 PM

Ukraine aims to assemble ISUZU D-Max pickups this year to support Ukraine's Defense Forces. Oleksandr Dorosh, chairman of the Ataman enterprise's supervisory board was quoted as saying by Auto-Consulting

Most Leopard Tanks Unfit for Battle in Ukraine

January 3, 2024 @ 10:52 AM

Most Germany-supplied Leopard tanks are unfit for battle in Ukraine owing to lack of spares and poorly skilled technical personnel. In March 2023, Germany supplied Ukraine with 18 modern battle tanks but a majority of them are grounded due to lack of spare parts besides poorly trained Ukrainian repair personnel who have caused further damage to the tanks during repair attempts

Rheinmetall Hungary Constructs First Lynx KF41 IFV in Zalaegerszeg Plant

December 22, 2023 @ 05:52 AM

Rheinmetall Hungary has manufactured the first Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) at its production facility in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. The production marks a key milestone for Rheinmetall's expansion of Europe's armored vehicle production capacity

Czech Republic Advances Talks with Germany for Joint Tank Acquisition, Aircraft Purchase...

December 21, 2023 @ 02:49 PM

Czech Defence Minister Jana Černochová has disclosed that her country is in the process of advancing negotiations with Germany for a joint acquisition of Leopard 2A8 tanks. Simultaneously, talks are nearing completion for the purchase of C-390 Millennium transport aircraft and F-35 Lightning II fighter jets

Hungarian-Turkish JV Formed to Produce Gidran Armored Vehicles

December 19, 2023 @ 01:03 PM

The Rába Jármű Ltd., a subsidiary of Rába Járműipari Holding Nyrt

Hungary, Rheinmetall Forge €288M Deal for Panther KF51 Main Battle Tank Development

December 16, 2023 @ 07:51 AM

The Hungarian government, in collaboration with Rheinmetall, has signed a €288 million contract in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary, to develop the Panther KF51 and move it towards production maturity. A demonstrator vehicle will be constructed, paving the way for full-scale production

Hanwha Secures $2.4B Australian Contract for Redback IFVs

December 8, 2023 @ 02:00 PM

Hanwha Aerospace Australia (HDA) has secured a $2.4 billion contract with the Australian Department of Defense to deliver 129 Redback infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for the Australian Army