Norway Procures Leguan Bridge Layer Systems For Leopard 2 Tank

March 22, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has awarded a contract to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for six Leguan bridge layer systems to be used on Leopard 2 chassis. In addition to the vehicle systems, training simulators and a peripheral package are also part of the procurement project, the company said in a...

Taiwan Likely To Buy Over 100 US’ M1A2X Main Battle Tanks This...

March 20, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Taiwan is eyeing to purchase 108 United States (US)-made main battle tanks (MBTs) designated as M1A2X in this year. “The US will announce the sale of M1A2X battle tanks to Taiwan within the next three months,”

Leonardo To Upgrade M60A3 MBT

January 24, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Leonardo has developed an upgrade for the M60A3 main battle tank (MBT). The upgrade has been tested, and it covers battle tank's armour, mobility and firepower and is being marketed as a cost-effective upgrade package, IHS Janes reported Tuesday

Rheinmetall, BAE Systems JV to Work on British Army’s New Mechanized Infantry...

January 21, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business. In addition to managing and growing the existing combat vehicle support business, the intent is for the new Joint Venture to play a major role in the delivery of the...

Thailand Eyes Buying 14 VT Battle Tanks from China for $72 Million

January 18, 2019 @ 01:20 PM

The Royal Thai Army is seeking approval from the cabinet for the purchase of 14 VT-4 battle tanks from China for an approximate 2.3 billion baht ($72 million)

Tecmotiv to Overhaul Egyptian M60 Tank Engines for $19M

January 16, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Tecmotiv has won $19 million contract to overhaul Egyptian M60 Main Battle Tank (MBT) engines. The 50-tonne second generation M60 Patton main battle tank (MBT) is equipped with an air-cooled supercharged V12 diesel engine made by continental motors, producing 750 BHP

Krauss-Maffei To Supply Leopard Battle tanks, Howitzers to Hungarian Army

December 20, 2018 @ 07:39 PM

German defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) will supply Hungarys land forces with 44 new Leopard 2 A7+ main battle tanks and 24 new PzH 2000 howitzers. The contract also includes procuring 12 used Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks from KMWs inventories for training purposes

Poland to Buy 20 HIMARS Artillery Rocket Systems for $655 million

November 30, 2018 @ 04:40 AM

The US state Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Poland of (20) High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) M142 Launchers, and other related equipment for an estimated cost of $655 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

US Approves $1.2 Billion Upgrade for Morocco’s M1A1 Abrams Tanks

November 30, 2018 @ 04:09 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Morocco of enhancements to 162 Abrams tanks for an estimated cost of $1.259 billion

China Displays Miniature Scale-models of New 30-ton Light Tank

November 26, 2018 @ 10:59 AM

China has displayed two scaled models of its new 30-ton-class Type 15 light tank at the National Museum of China. “The Type 15 is equipped with a 105-millimeter main gun capable of firing armor-piercing rounds and gun-launched missiles, making its firepower not much inferior to a heavier main battle tank, Wei Dongxu, a Beijing-based military analyst was quoted as saying by

Ukroboronprom Hands Over Tanks, Armored Vehicles, Anti-tank Missiles to Ukrainian Army

November 16, 2018 @ 10:51 AM

Ukrainian State Enterprise, Ukroboronprom has handed over 65 units of armaments and military equipment that include tanks, armored vehicles, armored cars and precision anti-tank missile systems to the Ukrainian army. The handing over of the armaments is our response to the hysteria and provocation of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchinov said during the transfer of equipment on Thursday

Turkish Army Orders 250 locally-made Altay Main Battle Tanks

November 10, 2018 @ 01:46 PM

A deal for the mass production of 250 units of Turkeys domestically made main battle tank, Altay was signed Friday between the state Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) and armored vehicle maker BMC in Ankara. The contract includes the mass production and life-cycle logistical support for 250 units