Russia To Commence T-90 Tanks Supply To Iraq Soon

August 14, 2017 @ 02:57 PM

Russia will soon start supply of T-90 battle tanks to the Iraqi army. "The deliveries of T-90 tanks to Iraq will begin soon in accordance with the previously signed contract

China Modernizes Type-96 Tanks

August 3, 2017 @ 06:01 PM

China is modernizing itsType-96 tank with the help of experience it gained during 2016 Russian Tank Biathlon, the military Zvezda TV channel reported. All the teams used Russian T-72 tanks, except for the Chinese crews, who use their own T-96 tanks

US Approves $50M 120mm Tank Ammo To Australia

July 14, 2017 @ 04:05 AM

The US State Department has approved $50 milllion sale to Australia for 120mm tank ammunition and related support services. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 10, 2017

Iraq Purchases 73 T-90 Tank Variants From Russia

July 10, 2017 @ 10:25 AM

Iraq has signed a deal with Russian Uralvagonzavod for the purchase of 73 T-90 main battle tanks (MBT). Iraq currently operates, M1A1M Abrams purchased from US and Russian made T-72А/M and T-55 tanks

Iranian Army To Receive Advanced Homegrown Tank ‘Karrar’ By March 2018

July 5, 2017 @ 10:46 AM

Irans Army Ground Force will likely receive locally-made advanced battle tank dubbed “Karrar” by March next year, local media reports. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Irans Army Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the domestic experts are working on the process of delivering Karrar tanks to the Army Ground Force and...

Russia To Assemble T-90 Tanks Under License In Egypt

July 5, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

Russias Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) corporation will build a facility to assemble T-90S/SK tanks under license in Egypt, the company stated in its 2016 report, published on Tuesday. "Works on territories of foreign states to create facilities for complex maintenance and repair of previously supplied equipment, including implementation of projects to create joint ventures with foreign contractors

New Chinese Tank Can Block Anti-Tank Rounds

July 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

A new Chinese light tank which was put to trials in Tibet last week is reported to feature the FY series armor armor which can block anti-tank shells of varying piercing power. The tank probably has a higher than normal amount of protective explosive reactive armor, forming a pointed nose, various Chinese and international media reported

China Tests New Light Weight Battle Tank In Tibet Near Indian Border

July 1, 2017 @ 09:52 AM

The Chinese military has said that it has conducted trials of its new light weight battle tank in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet near the Indian border. The 35-tonne tank has carried out trials in the plains of Tibet, People's Liberation Army spokesman Col Wu Qian said at a media briefing here

Pakistan Likely To Test Ukrainian Oplot MBT

June 28, 2017 @ 12:13 PM

Ukraines Oplot main battle tank which will soon be taken into service by the countrys army is likely to be tested by Pakistan. Ukrainian news portal,

Turkey To Relaunch Altay Tank Tender Process

June 12, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

Turkeys defense industry Friday has decided to relaunch the tender process for the Modern Tank Production project, known as the Altay project, after it declined Otokar's proposal. A statement posted by Otokar on the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) noted that the Undersecretariat of Defense Industries (SSM) informed Otokar that the administrative, financial and technical aspects of the company's proposal were evaluated but an agreement on the terms of the contract, particularly regarding financial aspects, could not be reached, Daily Sabah reported Sunday

Rheinmetall Delivers Trucks, Haulmark Trailers To Australian Army

May 17, 2017 @ 04:15 PM

Rheinmetall has delivered the first trucks and Haulmark trailers to the Australian Army today, Australian Department of Defence. “These trucks, trailers and modules will revolutionise Defences logistics capability for decades to come and hundreds of jobs have been created as part of the $3

New Turkish-Indonesian Battle Tank Unveiled At IDEF 2017

May 11, 2017 @ 03:50 PM

The new medium weight tank, KAPLAN MT, jointly developed by Turkeys FNSS and Indonesias PT Pindad, made its debut at IDEF 2017 on Wednesday. FNSS CEO Nail Kurt said at a news conference that in line with FNSS new vision of being the globes trusted and respected defense partner, the tank program was launched three years ago with PT Pindad, accompanied by the two countries defense ministries