USA Developing Design Concepts For New Tanks

January 14, 2017 @ 12:25 PM

The US Armys Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, or TARDEC, is presently involved in the development of design concepts for various super high-tech tank platforms. The TARDEC in charge of the necessary design and simulation modeling, and conceptual work, is overseeing the project

Thailand Terminates Ukrainian Tanks Contract, To Buy From China

January 10, 2017 @ 02:23 PM

Thailands ministry of defense has terminated the contract to buy Ukrainian tanks due to the failure of supplies of the equipment from the Kievs side. According to the contract signed in 2011, the Thai army was to receive 49 tanks by October 2017

New Light Tank For Chinese Army Likely

January 6, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is likely to be equipping its ground units with new light tanks, according to the photos published on Chinese online forums. Posted on 31 December on the CJDBY and FYJS websites, the images disabout 10 tanks on railway flatbed cars, resembling the Guilin railway station in...

Russia Sells Tanks Worth US$2.5 Billion In 2016

January 2, 2017 @ 10:18 AM

Russia has sold military tanks worth US $2.5 billion in 2016

Saab Wins Anti-Tank Weapon Systems Order

December 22, 2016 @ 10:38 AM

Saab has been awarded a contract from an unnamed customer for the anti-tank weapon system NLAW. The NLAW (Next generation Light Anti-tank Weapon) system combines the simplicity of light anti-armour weapons with the advantages of heavy, crew-operated guided missile systems

General Dynamics Wins $82M US Army Contract For Upgrading M1A2 Abrams Tanks...

December 17, 2016 @ 08:06 AM

The US Army awards $82 million worth contract to General Dynamics for conversion of M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to the M1A2S configuration. “General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded an $82,431,000 firm-fixed-price contract for conversion of M1A2 tanks to the M1A2S configuration

US Approves $1.7 Billion Upgradation Of 218 M1A1 Abrams Tanks For Kuwait

December 14, 2016 @ 08:28 AM

The US State Department has approved recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment, support, and training to the Government of Kuwait for an estimated $1.7 billion

General Dynamics Wins $65 Million For Iraqi M1A1 Tanks, M88A2 Recovery Vehicle...

November 23, 2016 @ 01:11 PM

General Dynamics was awarded a $65 million contract for logistic support and training for Iraqi M1A1 tanks and M88A2 recovery vehicles. Work will be performed in Iraq and Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Dec

BAE To Build Explosion Proof Military Tanks

November 21, 2016 @ 04:16 PM

BAE is building a military tank that can withstand explosions by bouncing back into shape after impact, so that the vehicle can continue its mission. The firm is using a bendable titanium alloy suspension system, made from the same type of material used in flexible glasses, which enables the vehicle's suspension to return to its normal form after impact

Pakistan Shows Interest In Denel's T5-52 Self-Propelled Howitzer: Display at IDEAS 2016

November 21, 2016 @ 08:29 AM

Pakistan has shown interest in buying Denels T5-52 truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer that would be displayed at the IDEAS 2016, held from 22 November in Karachi, Pakistan. It is speculated that Pakistan would buy T5-52 howitzer in the wake of India last week having approved a $737 million purchase of BAE Systems 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzers from the US

Russia To Modernize T-80 Main Battle Tanks With New Engines, Fire-Control Systems

November 15, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

The Russian Defense Ministry, Omsktransmash and tank repair factory at St. Petersburg have completed all the procedures for signing a contract to modernize the main battle tank (MBT) T-80BV

Turkey Develops First Prototype Of New ‘Altay’ Tank

November 11, 2016 @ 11:52 AM

Turkish firm Otokar has completed the development of a new battle tank called Altay with assistance from South Korea. A top company official was quoted as saying by Yonhap that the firm plans to begin mass production within the next 18 to 22 months