UkrOboronProm Delivers Oplot-T Battle Tanks To Thailand

March 26, 2018 @ 02:29 PM

Ukraines state-owned defence holding, UkrOboronProm has successfully fulfilled the contract for supplying the main battle tanks "Oplot-T" to the Kingdom of Thailand. The batch of combat vehicles successfully passed the test in the presence of customers and will soon be sent to Thailand, the press release states

Saudi M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Get $300 Million...

March 23, 2018 @ 01:04 PM

The US State Department has approved a $300 million worth spares package to maintain Saudi Arabias fleet of M1A2 Abrams Tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles and other armoured vehicles. According to Defense Security Cooperation Agency press release, Saudi Arabia has requested a possible purchase of a new Foreign Military Sales Order...

CCTV Footage Shows China Testing New Unmanned Tank

March 21, 2018 @ 03:15 PM

Recent footage released by Chinese TV broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) revealed new indigenously-built unmanned tank, a Type 59 tank, undergoing testing at an unidentified location in China. The Type 59 tank, the first medium-sized tank that China produced in bulk, has a relatively long service life

Australia Procuring Artillery Ammunition from Rheinmetall

March 21, 2018 @ 12:22 PM

Under its “Land 17 Phase 1C.2 Future Artillery Ammunition” project, the Australian Defence Force will soon be taking delivery of various projectile types from the Rheinmetall Assegai family as well as fuses and propelling charges

Iraq Receives 36 T-90S Tanks From Russia

February 20, 2018 @ 04:11 AM

Iraqs Defense Ministry has received the first batch of 36 T-90S tanks from Russia under a contract to supply 73 tanks. Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army, Lieutenant-General Othman Al-Ghanmi was quoted as saying by Iraqs Shafaq news

Iran’s Advanced Battle Tank ‘Karrar’ Ready For Armed Forces

February 15, 2018 @ 09:21 AM

Irans domestically made advanced battle tank “Karrar” is slated to enter in service with the armed forces soon, Commander of Irans Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said Thursday. Heidari was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency that Karrar is one of the countrys unique products and the contract for employing has been signed by the Army Ground Force

Russian Army To Receive Latest ‘Terminator’ Tank Support Vehicles In March-April

January 31, 2018 @ 12:25 PM

The Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research-and-manufacturing corporation, a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation, said Wednesday that the Russian Army will receive the latest Terminator tank support armored fighting vehicles in the first quarter of 2018. "The contract is long-term

Thailand Likely to Increase Chinese VT-4 Tanks Order to 49

January 30, 2018 @ 07:09 AM

Thailand is likely to increase its total order for Chinese-made VT-4 main battle tanks to 49 up from the current 28 plus 10 additional ordered in 2017. Thailand had purchased 28 VT4 tanks in 2015 and ordered an additional 10 last year

German Opposition Parties Against Turkey Using Leopard 2 Tanks in Syrian Offensive

January 25, 2018 @ 10:36 AM

German opposition have come out against the use of German-made Leopard 2 tanks by Turkey in its offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin region. The criticism comes after it was reported by Turkish media that Berlin was considering providing Turkish tanks with better mine-protection gear

Indian Army Looking To Enhance Russian-made T-90 Tanks with New Missile System

January 16, 2018 @ 12:53 PM

The Indian Army is planning to induct a third-generation missile system for its Russian make T-90 tank, with a view to enhance its capability of hitting targets at a range of 8,000 metres. A senior officer of the Armoured Corps Centre and School (ACC&S), told Times Of India on Monday: "Upgradation of the existing T-90 tank missile system is in the pipeline and is in different stages of trial evaluation

CAE To Provide US Army With Abrams Tank Engine Trainers

January 10, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

CAE USA today has been awarded a United States Army contract to provide a suite of Abrams M1A2 tank engine trainers. Under terms of the contract awarded by the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), CAE USA will develop two new M1A2 Abrams tank driver stations with live-engine maintenance trainers to support diagnostic and troubleshooting maintenance training tasks

South Korean Army to Resume Using K-9 Howitzer for Training

December 26, 2017 @ 10:50 AM

The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in the local media mentioned mechanical flaw as the likely cause of the abrupt explosion without giving any details