KMW Awarded €760M Contract To Upgrade 104 German Leopard 2 Battle Tanks

May 10, 2017 @ 02:23 PM

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has received a contract from the German defense ministry to upgrade 104 Leopard 2 battle tanks for the German Armed Forces from the A4 configuration to the newest A7V standard. Under €760 million (U

Indian Army Orders 3192 Tata Safari Storme Vehicles

April 27, 2017 @ 10:49 AM

Tata Motors has signed a contract to supply 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles - GS800 (General Service 800). The Indian Ministry of Defence (MOD) had floated an RFP for vehicles with three basic criteria – minimum payload...

Rheinmetall, KMW Gain Due To Increased German Military Spends

April 25, 2017 @ 12:46 PM

German defense manufacturers are gaining due to increased spending by German military in the wake of Russias incursions in Ukraine and its military stance on the NATOs eastern border. Most equipment orders for new equipment and upgrades of existing armor are going to Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann,

Thai Army To Bolster Armour With Tanks, Armored Vehicles Worth US$ 116M

April 6, 2017 @ 03:03 PM

Thai Army has ordered 34 armored personnel carriers 8x8 ZBL-09 (VN-1) armed with 30mm turret from Chinas North Industries Corporation (NORINCO). Each VN-1 will cost U

Indian Cabinet Clears $650 Million For 100 Vajra-T Artillery Systems

March 30, 2017 @ 01:12 PM

The Indian cabinet on Thursday cleared $650 million deal for the procurement of 100 K9 Vajra-T tracked 155mm/52 caliber artillery system from Larsen and Toubro for the Army. Larsen & Toubro had emerged as the finalist for the contract

Aselsan Begins Production Of ‘KORKUT’ Air Defence Gun System

March 20, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

ASELSAN has begun serial production phase of the Self-Propelled Low Altitude Air Defence Gun System (KORKUT) project, to meet the need of Turkish Land Forces. The KORKUT System is comprised of a Command and Control Vehicle and Weapon System Vehicle to complete air defence operations

Jenoptik Awarded Auxiliary Power Units Contract For Polish Leopard 2 Tanks

March 20, 2017 @ 03:27 PM

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment is to supply 17-kilowatt auxiliary power units and electric turret and weapon stabilization for the Leopard 2 tank. Jenoptik was awarded the contracts at the beginning of 2017 as a part of a Polish modernization program for the Leopard 2 tank

Russia To Provide Lifecycle Support For Indian Mi-17 Choppers, MiG-29K Jets ...

March 17, 2017 @ 02:32 PM

Russian UAC has signed an agreement with Indias Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) to provide lifecycle support and maintenance for Mi-17 helicopters, MiG-29K fighter jet, T-90 tanks and INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier. The agreement was signed as part of the Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA) by the President of UAC Yuri Slyusar and HAL Chairman Suvarna Raju in the presence of Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, D

Russia To Feature Armata Tanks, S-500 Missile Systems In 2018-2025 Plan

March 10, 2017 @ 02:23 PM

Russia has plans to unveil 2018-2025 state arms procurement program that features supply of next-generation S-500 missile defense systems, Sukhoi PAK FA fifth-generation fighter aircraft as well as tanks based on the Armata Universal Combat Platform. The 2018-2025 State Armaments Program, part of Russia's defense policy, is expected to be unveiled by mid-2017

Ukraine to Upgrade Pakistani T-80 Tanks: IDEX 2017 News

February 21, 2017 @ 01:51 PM

Pakistan and Ukraine have signed an MOU to enhance defence cooperation and specifically to upgrade Soviet origin T-80 tanks manufactured in Ukraine. An agreement to this effect was signed at the IDEX 2017 show in Abu Dhabi between Rana Tanveer Hussain, Pak Minister for Defence Production and the Director-General of Ukraines Defence Ministry today

New Ukrainian Infantry Fighting Vehicle Based On Oplot Tank Chassis Under Development

February 1, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Ukraine is reportedly developing new heavy infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) based on the Oplot-M main battle tanks (MBT) chassis. Designated as ‘Berserk,

Ukrainian T-Rex Next-Gen MBT To Compete With Russian T-14 Armata

January 23, 2017 @ 02:11 PM

Ukrainian Arey Engineering group developed new main battle tank design codenamed T-Rex is expected to rival Russian T-14 Armata. The main battle tank met all technical requirements of the countrys defense ministry and is planned to enter service within a year, according to