Ukrainian Forces Receive Upgraded T-64 Tanks

September 12, 2014 @ 02:12 PM

The Kharkiv "Malyshev” plant has delivered another batch of military equipment to the ATO area. The order of Natshvardiyi tanks will arrive soon

BAE Delivers First CV90 STING Vehicle To Norway

September 12, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

BAE Systems has delivered the first CV90 STING vehicle to the Norwegians at the companys Örnsköldsvik facility in Sweden. The delivery of the STING, an engineering variant of the CV90 vehicles, is the latest milestone for the program

Uralvagonzavod To Display Armata-Based Combat Vehicles At Victory Parade In 2015

September 12, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

A family of new combat vehicles based on the universal platform Armata will be displayed at a Victory Parade in 2015, Oleg Siyenko, General Director of the Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research and production corporation, told ITAR-TASS in an exclusive interview. "All works are proceeding according to schedule

DRS Technologies To Provide Command And Control Hardware Products To US Navy

September 12, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the U

Scotland Split Could Shake Up UK Defence Preparedness and Industry

September 12, 2014 @ 10:37 AM

The UK defence establishment could be significantly impacted if Scottish voters vote “yes” on the Sept. 18 referendum over independence from the UK

DARPA’s GXV-T To Develop Revolutionary Technology To Improve Survivability

September 10, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) today said one of the key goals of the Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program is improving the survivability of ground-based armored fighting vehicles by increasing vehicle agility. Vehicle agility involves the ability to autonomously avoid incoming threats, either by rapidly moving out of the way or reconfiguring the vehicle so incoming threats have a low probability of hitting and penetrating—all without injuring the occupants in the process, it said

Ukroboronprom Not Under Investigation, Says Company

September 8, 2014 @ 02:45 PM

The news concerning the initiation of investigation of criminal cases against Ukroboronproms management, which was published by some information agency, does not correspond to reality, Ukroboronprom said in a statement. "None of Ukroboronprom management is the object of investigations from law enforcement officers

Australia To Buy Special-Ops Vehicles Worth $130 Million

August 29, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

The Australian Government has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide specialised vehicles for the Australian Defence Forces Special Operations. Defence Minister Senator David Johnston today announced that Supacat Ltd will supply 89 Special Operations Vehicle – Commando, in a contract that will create approximately 150 new jobs in western Sydney and Victoria

Saab To Supply Carl-Gustaf Man-Portable Weapon System To US Special Forces

August 28, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the companys Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.The contract is a follow on agreement to a previous 5 year contract for the 84mm recoilless rifle system

Post US, EU Sanctions, Russia Looks to China for Defence Components

August 28, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

China may supply components required for Russias defence industry following US and EU sanctions against Russia. Although Russia does not buy many weapons from foreign sources it does procure a lot of electronic and mechanical components to be used in its weapons systems

Chinese Army To Get To Anti-Tank Missile: Reports

August 27, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

Chinas People's Liberation Army ground force will have another new state-of-the-art weapon in its arsenal-the HJ-12 anti-tank missile, which can destroy tanks at a distance of more than 4 km, according to a report published by China Daily. Developed by China North Industries Group Corp, the weapon will enable the PLA to catch up with the antitank combat capability of its Western and Russian counterparts and help it gain a bigger share in the international military equipment market, according to the report

Finmeccanica Group Will Not Face Ban From Indian MoD: Reports

August 26, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Finmeccanica and its subsidiaries will be allowed to continue doing business in India and will not face blacklisting, according to a report published by India Today magazine. The Indian government has placed conditions, which will disallow the company from getting any new order where there is another vendor option, the report said