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“AutoKrAZ” is involved in demilitarization and conversion of the batch of KrAZ-Cougar armored vehicles under the agreement signed in early February. It will be recalled that KrAZ-Cougar armored vehicles were transferred to OSCE SMMU in November last year. Efforts have already been taken to remove armored turrets from all the...
Tehran: An Iranian military helicopter crash on Thursday north of Tehran killed all three people on board, media reported, quoting a local official. "Initial information indicates that the helicopter belonged to the air force and that the three crew members on board were killed," said Fars news agency, quoting the...
Streit Group has inaugurated phase two of the world’s largest industrial park for the armoured vehicles industry at the Technology Park of RAK Free Trade Zone the in Al Hamra area. The total investment of the project is over Dh300 million and consists of three phases. It covers 8,000 square...
The first-ever 155mm artillery gun fitted to an 8x8 armoured vehicle could become a reality following proposals from BAE Systems at the IDEX exhibition. At the show, BAE Systems is displaying a model of its M777 155mm howitzer fitted to the top and rear of the Enigma 8x8 vehicle from...
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773rd Missile Regiment (Teykovo) RS-24 Yars Yars ICBMs depart for Moscow The RS-24 Yars also known as RT-24 Yars (NATO reporting name: SS-27 Mod 2) is a Russian MIRV-equipped, thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile first tested on May 29, 2007 after a secret military R&D project, to replace the older R-36...
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a deal for unspecified military and technical cooperation with the UAE on Tuesday, and said negotiations are ongoing with the United States and unspecified European nations. The deal is a sign that Ukraine is not only seeking, but finding defense industry partners outside the region...
The United Arab Emirates-made NIMR armored vehicle could get a major firepower upgrade, under a pact between Raytheon and Abu Dhabi-based NIMR Automotive that would outfit the rugged four-wheeler with laser-guided rockets previously found only on helicopters and other aircraft. The project to arm the NIMR -- Arabic for "tiger" --...
Unveiled this week at IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi by Bogdan Corporation, the Bars-6 (“Panther”) is the armoured personnel carrier variant of the Bars multi-functional light armoured vehicle. Totally manufactured in Ukraine by Bogdan Corporation, this new all-wheel drive car is intended to be used for tactical tasks, patrolling...

US defence company installs remote control kit in a Russian-made T-72...

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully...

Kazakhstan’s military prepares for grand parade in Astana

The Kazakhstan's military is getting ready for the May 7th military parade as part of the part of the 25th-anniversary celebrations of the Armed Forces of...

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North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap...

Egypt takes delivery of first MiG-29 fighter jets

Deputy Minister of Defense of Egypt Mohammad Al-Keshky announced on 27 April that the Egypt Air Forces has received its first batch of Russian...