Indian Howitzer Procurement Programs Could Gain Momentum

August 20, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Indias removal of Denel from its blacklist and the cancellation of a deal to buy 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers from BAE Systems has thrown open its howitzer procurement programs. The Indian Army has been petitioning the government for over a decade for rapid procurement of artillery guns

Bulgaria Announces Weapons Upgrade Program

August 19, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

Bulgaria has announced a $680 million program to upgrade its weapons in an effort to minimize its dependency on Russia by 2020. Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov said that the ministry aims to ensure that Bulgarias defense industry takes part in the designed program

Moscow To Co-Develop Weapons Within BRICS?

August 19, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

With the success of Indo-Russian defence projects such as BrahMos and the production of the SU-30MKI jets, Russia intends to use the success as a model for joint development with Brazil and South Africa within BRICS. Anatoly Isaykin, general director of Rosoboronexport last week said that negotiations between Russia, Brazil and...

Germany Cancels $134 Million Arms Deal With Russia

August 4, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

Germany has cancelled a major arms deal with Russia citing the Ukraine crisis as its main reason, according to reports. The daily Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Monday that the German government had canceled a deal to provide Russian forces with a fully-equipped combat training camp

Russia, Europe Vie For Developing Countries’ Defence Dollars

June 20, 2014 @ 01:23 PM

As orders for defence equipment at home decline, France, Germany and Russia are intensifying their efforts to sell to developing countries. The German government approved export licenses for weapons worth almost €6 billion last year, including a record amount for deals with non-NATO countries, according to Germanys vice-chancellor and economy...

Rheinmetall Set to Bag Fuchs 2 Armored Carriers Deal with Algeria

June 19, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Rheinmetall is set to sign a $2.7 billion deal for the production of 980 Fuchs 2 armored vehicles with Algeria, according to reports

Rheinmetall To Debut New Puma IFV At Eurosatory 2014

June 13, 2014 @ 10:13 AM

Now being built in series for the German Army, the new Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is on show at this years Eurosatory for the first time. During recent heat (UAE 2013), cold (Norway 2012) and live-fire trials conducted in cooperation with experts from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) and the German Army, the Puma performed very well under all climatic conditions

Brazil To Acquire M109A5+ Upgrade Kits

June 12, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on Jun 11, 2014

Russia To Build Own Helicopter Engines: Reports

May 22, 2014 @ 02:44 PM

Russia could manufacture replacement helicopter engines at a St. Petersburg plant if Ukraines aircraft engine maker Motor Sich leaves a joint project, the head of the Rosoboronexport delegation at the HeliRussia 2014 expo said Wednesday

A-T Solutions To Provide IED-Training Support And Solutions

April 24, 2014 @ 10:46 AM

A-T Solutions Inc has won a contract to continue support for U.S

Oshkosh Introduces New Firefighting Vehicle For US Marine Corps

April 9, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

Oshkosh Defense is displaying the U.S

India's L&T To Purchase Ukrainian Anti-Aircraft Vehicles

February 11, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

India-based Larsen & Toubro has signed a contract with Ukrainian defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom to buy up to 138 anti-aircraft vehicles. According to the statement issued by Ukroboronprom, one anti-aircraft gun and one command vehicle will be sent to the company for evaluation, and the company will then have the right to purchase up to 138 of the systems under the contract