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The wheeled armored vehicled specialist Streit Group is showing at Eurosatory 2014 defence show, four of its latest protected vehicles. The large display compride Varan and Warrior armored personnel carriers, Typhoon 6×6 mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, the bomb disposal variant of Shrek mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle range, which features an...
Global demand for medium tanks continues to strengthen. At Eurosatory 2014, CMI Defence and BAE Systems Hägglunds present a new medium tank concept. The system integrates the Cockerill XC-8 turret and the CV90 tracked chassis. With a system weight of some 25 tonnes, the concept offers...
Eurosatory 2014, the largest InternationalLand and Air-Land Defence and Security Exhibition, will take place from 16th to 20th of June in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. PJSC “AutoKrAZ”, one of the world’s largest producers of special vehicles, and its strategic partner Streit Group (Canada-UAE) will display their novelty the KrAZ-MPV...
Puma AIFV
Now being built in series for the German Army, the new Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is on show at this year’s Eurosatory for the first time (Stand C220). During recent heat (UAE 2013), cold (Norway 2012) and live-fire trials conducted in cooperation with experts from the Federal Office...
Weststar General Service (GS) cargo military vehicles (photo : Shephard, Westar)
Weststar group subsidiary, Global Komited, will supply ten Weststar General Service (GS) cargo military vehicles to the East Timor defence force under a new contract signed on 10 June. The vehicles are being acquired as part of the East Timor defence force’s plans to expand its military vehicle fleet. The...
Thales Hawkei 4x4 (photo : Thales)
Thales Australia has pre-awarded a $5 million contract to RPC Technologies, an Australian specialist engineering company, to manufacture dashboard assemblies for the company’s new Hawkei vehicle. The work is conditional on Thales securing a long-term contract with the Department of Defence for Hawkei. It would be carried out at...
LY-80 Missile System
The Malaysian government's investment arm Khazanah Nasional Bhd has signed a cooperation agreement with Beijing Enterprises Group Co Ltd to pursue strategic co-operation and explore investment opportunities in green and clean energy industries in Malaysia. The agreement was among 11 signed at the China-Malaysia Business Summit, witnessed by Prime Minister...
Croatia MRAP Maxx Pro (C) FirewireHR / zeljava-lybi.com
Thirty Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles MRAP MaxxPro for logistic use, donated by the U.S. Government to the Republic of Croatia, were officially taken over in the "Croatia" Barracks in Zagreb on 7 April 2014. The official ceremony was attended by the Assistant Defence Minister of the Republic of Croatia for Material...

Russia will take part in four specialized military exhibitions in Latin...

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is stepping up its marketing strategy in Latin America. For the first time ever, the company will...

Orbital ATK to showcase defense products and capabilities at LAAD Defence...

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, will feature its defense products and services during LAAD Defence and Security...

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China holds live-fire drills near Myanmar border

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)forces on Tuesday staged an air-ground live-fire drill in south China, close to the border with Myanmar, military sources...

New Russian anti-sabotage boat with Chinese diesel engines broke down during...

The new Russian Grachonok Project 21980 anti-sabotage boat with Chinese TBD620V12 diesel engines broke down during the first test. According to the fontanka.ru, the Chinese...