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German Parliament approved a proposal to develop a new generation of tanks, program will be included in the medium-term planning of the German Ministry of Defense. The decision comes amid tense of "Ukrainian crisis" situation where the number of Leopard 2A6 tanks 225/7 that the Bundeswehr aims to maintain operational...
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The BGM-71 TOW ("Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided") is an anti-tank missile  hit the Russian T-90 main battle tank with "Shtora" in Sheikh Aqil, Syria. The Shtora  is an electro-optical active protection system or suite for tanks, designed to disrupt the laser target designation and rangefinders of incoming anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs)....
ISIS propagandists have released pictures of the strikes on Turkish Leopard-2 main battle tanks in Syria. ISIS has targeted two Turkish Leopard 2A4s near Syria’s northern city of Al-Bab, making it the third anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) strike on Turkish Leopards in two days. Military experts believe that the tanks were hit with...
During a Turkish troops offensive near Al-Bab in Syria yesterday, ISIS militants not only repelled the attack but also captured Leopard-2A4 main battle tanks. ISIS captured at least two Turkish Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks in Syria. Clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Islamic State militants intensified around the northern Syrian...
One of Polish biggest military manufacturers unveils the new PT-16 main battle tank. That was reported by below-the-turret-ring.blogspot.com. The new tank is supposedly called PT-16, but it is not clear if this is the final name. It is mainly meant for export, as the backbone of the Polish tank force is...
Modernization of the T-90S Main battle tank can be an alternative to the new Russian tank Tank T-14 Armata. The reasons for this are two - inflated price Uralvagonzavod and inconsistency approved specifications. Earlier media reports said that the russian military criticize the T-14 Armata tank for its...
An indigenously built Chinese Type-96B battle tank (a new tank in the Type-96 family) just broke down on the  «Tank biathlon» competition at Alabino training field in Russia. The Type-96B (also named ZTZ-96B) main battle tank unfortunately for the Chinese military, one just broke down on the «Tank biathlon» mechanized military sports competition  developed...
This week, hundreds of thousands of defence professionals, world leaders, military and journalists converge on Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre for the IDEX 2017. The IDEX defence show takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February 2017, the most important event of its kind in the Middle East. IDEX...

Military company Blackwater’s founder plans to build new bases in China

Military company Blackwater's founder plans to build new bases in China, a move to support the One Belt and One Road initiative. Frontier Services Group...

Security Service of Ukraine received first SandCat Armored Vehicles

The Security Service of Ukraine has received and operationalised a first SandCat Armored Vehicles developed by Israek's Plasan defence company. The first SandCat Armored Vehicle was spotted during festivities...

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Saudi Arabia orders 300 Chinese strike-capable reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles

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Ukraine to develop new light strike aircraft

On 15 March Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukraine's defense enterprises would soon create a new light strike aircraft to replace the Soviet-made...