India Army Inducts M777 Light Howitzer, K-9 Self-propelled Artillery into Service

November 9, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Indian MoD today inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the BAE Systems M777 Ultra Light Howitzers and the Hanwha Techwin-L & T K-9 self-propelled artillery gun, ‘Vajra, into the Army. The third gun system inducted is the 'Composite Gun Towing Vehicle' for towing some of the existing guns in service...

Chinese Defence, Aerospace firms Plan Big Bang Introductions at Airshow China

October 10, 2018 @ 03:02 PM

China North Industries Group Corp or Norinco Group (CNIGC) and China Aerospace Science & Technology Corp (CASC) plan to unveil a number of new products at Airshow China next month in Zhuhai. CNIGCs displays will include about 100 system products in air defense, coastal defense, ground strikes, unmanned combat, early warning...

Ukroboronprom Hands Over 20 Tanks and Armored Personnel Carriers to Ukrainian Army

October 3, 2018 @ 02:25 PM

Kharkiv enterprises of DK Ukroboronprom handed over 20 units of heavy armament and equipment to the Ukrainian army. On October 3, 2018, the Ukrainian military received 16 T-80 and T-64 tanks on the territory of the State Enterprise "Malyshev Plant", which were reinstated on the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Armored Plant"

American Ordnance to Supply 155mm Howitzer High Explosive Projectiles to Austria and...

September 24, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

American Ordnance has won $56.8 million modification foreign military sales (Austria and Lebanon) contract for 155mm HE projectile M795 TNT

US Approves Sale of 56000 Rounds for Egypt’s M1A1 Tanks

September 18, 2018 @ 08:23 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of 46,000 M831A1 and M865 rounds and 10,000 APFSDS-T rounds for an estimated cost of $99 million. The Government of Egypt has requested to buy forty-six thousand (46,000) 120MM Target Practice – Tracer (M831A1) and 120MM Target...

India’s Arjun Tanks To Get Parts Prototypes Ahead of Schedule

September 13, 2018 @ 04:30 PM

Indias Arjun main battle tank will reportedly receive the first prototypes of the hull and turret by the manufacturer Reliance Infra, six months ahead of schedule, according to The Hindu report. “We are ready to deliver the hull and turret for the Arjun Mark II MBT six months ahead of schedule,” a Reliance spokesperson told

Philippines, Bangladesh Likely to Buy 100 Turkish-Indonesian KAPLAN Tanks

September 7, 2018 @ 04:25 PM

The Philippines and Bangladesh are likely to order about 100 KAPLAN medium tanks which are co-produced by Turkish defense contractor FNNS and Indonesia's PT Pindad. Windu Paramata, the head of the medium tank project at PT Pindad said the two countries had expressed willingness to buy 40 to 50 units each

Turkish-Indonesian KAPLAN Battle Tank Completes Qualification Trials

September 6, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

A Turkish-Indonesian joint production medium-weight battle tank, KAPLAN MT has completed qualification trials and is ready for mass production in Indonesia which could lead to the manufacture of up to 400 units. Turkey's heavy arms manufacturer, FNSS Savunma Sistemleri (FNSS) General Director Nail Kurt was quoted in an interview to

BAE Systems-led Bid Offers Leonardo’s Thermal Imaging Technology For British Army Tank...

September 6, 2018 @ 06:30 AM

The thermal imaging technology, developed by Leonardo in the UK, is being offered to the British Army as part of Team Challenger 2s bid, led by BAE Systems, to upgrade the Armys Main Battle Tank. Also known as ‘electro-optic technology, the thermal imaging system will help British troops identify potential threats and move undetected in hostile situations, while also shaving valuable seconds off reaction times, which can make the difference between mission success and failure

Successor to Strela SAM, Russian Sosna to be Unveiled at Army 2018

August 20, 2018 @ 06:40 PM

Russian mobile short-range surface-to-air missile system Sosna (Pinetree in Russian) which continues the line of the Strela-10M SAM used by many militaries across the world will be unveiled at the Army 2018 event in Moscow tomorrow. While the product has been demonstrated by Russia at different shows but no official international public presentation has taken place yet

Rosoboronexport Launches Sprut-SDM1 Light Amphibious Tank

August 17, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

Russian state-run Rosoboronexport has launched its home-grown Sprut-SDM1 light amphibious tank built by the Tractor Plants Concern for export. “The Sprut-SDM1 is a light amphibious fighting vehicle

US Army Selects Lockheed Martin For Autonomous Convoy Program

July 31, 2018 @ 09:28 AM

Lockheed Martin was selected by the U.S