Defense & Security

Defense & Security

Norwegian Police Directorate chooses AW169 as their new law enforcement helicopter

Leonardo welcomes the decision by the Norwegian Police Directorate to choose the AW169 as their new law enforcement helicopter following a tender for their helicopter service modernization programme. The contract, expected to be signed in August 2017, will include three aircraft, with...

China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill

The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's Armed Police Force (APF) and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry, started in the...

Belarus receives first batch of CS/VN3 armoured vehicles from China

Belarus has received the first batch of CS/VN3 armoured vehicles that were donated by the government of China. That was reported by 42.tut.by. The first wheeled light armored vehicles gifted by the government of China has arrived...

CONTROP reports sale of several helicopter EO/IR payloads for the Israel Police

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. is announcing the sale of several iSky-20HD (formerly SHAPO-HD) and iSky-50HD (formerly DSP-HD) EO/IR payloads to the Israeli Police, to be installed on new helicopters and integrated with Churchill Navigation...

National Guard of Ukraine parades new Varta armoured vehicles

The National Guard of Ukraine or NGU publicly displayed its new Varta armoured vehicles for the first time during a parade to mark the third anniversary of the liberation of Mariupol from militants of...

Austria ordered 580 VarioRay laser light module sets for counterterrorism unit

Rheinmetall has racked up fresh successes in the field of advanced infantry and special operations equipment with its VarioRay family of laser light module products. In the first quarter of 2017, Austria’s Federal Ministry...

Czech Special Forces orders new Perun 4×4 tactical support vehicles

Czech Company SVOS announced at IDET 2017 exhibition that it had signed the deal with the Czech Special Forces to delivery four Perun 4x4 tactical support vehicles. The Perun is a new 4x4 light tactical...

Russian futuristic-looking armored vehicles spotted in Crimea

The new Russian Falcatus futuristic-looking armored vehicles were spotted in the largest cities in the Crimea. The Republic of Crimea, officially part of Ukraine but in early 2014 Crimea became the focus of the worst East-West...

China releases new images of HQ-16 medium-range anti-aircraft missile firings

The Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China has released new images of HQ-16 medium-range anti-aircraft missile firings. The images show that the HQ-16...

Russia receives new batch of improved T-72B3 main battle tanks

Russia’s Ministry of Defence has received into service a new batch of the improved T-72B3 main battle tanks. That was reported by Russian tank manufacturer UralVagonZavod (UVZ) . According...