Cobham Warns Further Delay In USAF KC-46 Tanker Program

July 26, 2018 @ 04:25 PM

The British defense company Cobham providing in-flight refueling technology for the U.S

General Dynamics To Upgrade 100 Abrams Main Battle Tanks

July 26, 2018 @ 04:01 PM

The US Army has signed a delivery order for General Dynamics Land Systems to upgrade 100 more M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the state-of-the-art M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) configuration. The delivery order is part of an Army Requirements Contract signed in December 2017 through which the Army...

Iran to Start Mass Producing 'Karrar' Main Battle Tank

July 19, 2018 @ 11:46 AM

The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) will begin receiving this year the domestically-built 'Karrar' (Striker) main battle tank which was unveiled in 2017. Deputy Defense Minister Reza Mozaffari-Nia was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency Wednesday that Iran manufactures 50 to 60 tanks every year...

Russia’s Amphibious Self-Propelled Tank Destroyer To Begin Trials In October

July 13, 2018 @ 08:51 AM

Russias new amphibious self-propelled tank destroyer will begin state trials in October, a defense industry source has told TASS. "State trials of Sprut-SDM1 are to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018," the source said

Belgium completes M109A4 SP Howitzers Delivery to Indonesia

July 11, 2018 @ 12:38 PM

The Indonesian Army received its final batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers, along with 4 command posts and one mobile crane unit on Monday, the local media reported today. Delivery of the first batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers took place last year

Taiwan Plans to Buy 108 M1A2 Abrams Tanks

July 10, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence has requested the government to approve purchase of 108 US-made M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks. According to Taipei Times, the ministry decided to purchase the tanks for two armored battalions under the Sixth Army Corps stationed in northern Taiwan, after it turned down the armys request to buy 500 tanks

Rafael To Provide $193M Worth TROPHY Missile Defense Systems To US Army

June 27, 2018 @ 09:07 AM

Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd announced over $193 million worth contract to supply its TROPHY missile defense system to the US Army. The Trophy active missile defense system, developed by Rafael, is designed to protect tanks and other armored vehicles from missiles, rockets, and other projectiles

US Army Abrams Tank to Receive Leonardo-DRS Active Protection Systems

June 26, 2018 @ 02:05 PM

Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million to provide active protection systems for United States Army tanks. Leonardo DRS will provide the US Army with TROPHY active protection systems for its new Abrams tanks

Italy Interested in Franco-German Euro Main Battle Tank

June 14, 2018 @ 12:33 PM

Italy has shown interest in the future Franco-German battle tank by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Nexter Defence Systems (KNDS). The Italian military is interested in the future Franco-German battle tank KNDS, according to our information,

Russia Unveils Kinzhal Air-launched Hypersonic Missile at Victory Parade

May 10, 2018 @ 07:02 AM

Russia has unveiled new military equipment including a new TTM 190-40s snowmobile equipped with a machine gun, Kinzhal air-launched hypersonic missile, in its annual Victory day parade on Red Square. The Russian armed forces also showcased a surface-to-air missile system, Tor M2DT mounted on an all-terrain tracked vehicle

Russian Troops Begin Receiving New Terminator Tanks

April 13, 2018 @ 02:15 PM

Russias Defense Ministry has accepted Terminator tank support combat vehicles for service and started their serial deliveries to the troops. "The tank support combat vehicle dubbed the Terminator has been accepted for service and is being serially delivered to the Russian army

UK to Re-join Boxer Mechanized Infantry Vehicle Program

April 3, 2018 @ 02:31 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced that they will re-join the Boxer programme via the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation, or OCCAR to procure the Boxer 8x8 vehicle to meet the requirements for their Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme. ARTEC is a joint venture between Rheinmetall (64%) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (36%)