Nexter's New SHARD Arrow Shell Boosts NATO Smoothbore Gun Penetration by 15%

March 1, 2024 @ 09:01 AM

Nexter, part of the KNDS consortium, completed SHARD arrow shell qualification, boosting NATO 120mm smoothbore gun firepower, and is now set for mass production. SHARD claims a 15% increase in penetration capabilities, attributed to its design that also reduces barrel wear by 25%

Poland Signs Deal for 286 LOTR Kleszcz Reconnaissance Carriers

February 29, 2024 @ 07:44 AM

Poland officially signed a deal on Wednesday to procure 286 locally-made LOTR Kleszcz light armored reconnaissance carriers, replacing outdated Soviet-era BRDM-2 4x4 vehicles. The

Elbit Systems wins $600M for Sensors Integration in Australia’s Redback IFVs

February 27, 2024 @ 04:37 AM

Elbit Systems has secured a contract valued at approximately $600 million to provide sensor integration systems for the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) as part of Australia's Land 400 Phase 3 Project. This contract aims to deliver advanced protection, fighting capabilities and sensors suite to the Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV)...

Russian Ural Design Bureau Patents Anti-Top Attack Canopy

February 22, 2024 @ 09:39 AM

Ural Design Bureau has patented a two-tier canopy designed for tanks such as T-72, T-80, and T-90, offering protection against jet-propelled grenades and cumulative warheads, in addition to First Person View (FPV) drones. The "canopy" is intended for use on Russian main battle tanks, including T-72B3M, T-80BVM, T-90M, as well as...

Austria Orders $1.3B Worth of PANDUR EVO Armored Vehicles

February 22, 2024 @ 05:21 AM

General Dynamics European Land Systems - Steyr (GDELS) has been awarded a $1.3 billion contract to manufacture 225 PANDUR 6x6 EVO wheeled armored vehicles for the Austrian Armed Forces

Italy to Order Tracked Vehicles, 132 Leopard 2A8IT Tanks Worth €8.2B

February 16, 2024 @ 11:27 AM

Italy is reportedly set to enhance its military capabilities with the planned procurement of 132 Leopard 2A8IT main battle tanks worth €8.2 billion

Aselsan Delivers Modernized M60T Tanks to Turkey's SSB

February 15, 2024 @ 05:38 AM

Turkey's Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) took delivery of the first batch of modernized M60T tanks as part of the Tanks Additional Capabilities (TİYK) - M60T Project in a ceremony on February 12. The event was attended by high-ranking officials, including SSB President Prof

Nexter, Safran Secure Contract for Leclerc Tank Sight Modernization

February 9, 2024 @ 02:56 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has awarded a contract to the temporary group of companies (GME) comprising Nexter, a KNDS company, and Safran Electronics & Defense for the modernization of the sights on the renovated Leclerc tank. The primary goal of this initiative is to update the "observation" function of the tank to meet the evolving demands of the contemporary battlefield, KNDS said in a statement

Rheinmetall, GM Defense Deliver First Tactical Truck Prototype to U.S. Army

February 8, 2024 @ 06:32 AM

American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense headquartered in Washington, DC, have announced the delivery of three prototype trucks for the initial phase of the U.S

Russian Forces to Receive 'Hermes' Anti-Tank, Anti-Air Missile System with 100Km Range

February 6, 2024 @ 10:14 AM

Russian forces will soon receive an all-new multi-purpose missile system with anti-tank and anti-aircraft capability called 'Hermes." According to Russian media, Russian gunsmiths are currently in the final stages of preparing the Hermes for deployment within the Russian Armed Forces

EDGE Subsidiary NIMR Unveils JAIS Mark 2 in Comprehensive Upgrade of Armoured...

February 5, 2024 @ 10:23 AM

EDGE Group's entity, NIMR, has introduced the JAIS Mark 2 (MK2), marking the conclusion of its armoured vehicle lines' upgrade to the next generation. The announcement was made ahead of the World Defence Show (WDS) 2024 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia