Defense & Security

Defense & Security

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...

Czech Armed Forces with Police conducted exercises near nuclear power plant

The Czech Armed Forces with Police launched a series of security exercises with a focus on anti-terrorism security of nuclear power plant. A hijacked plane threatening to endanger the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant triggered a prompt response...
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Ukraine launches security exercises ahead of Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv

Ukraine's Police and National Guard launched a series of security exercises with a focus on anti-terrorism security during the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv. Special tactic exercises on security during Eurovision-2017 international song contest concluded...

Argentine National Gendarmerie orders AW169 multi-mission helicopters

Leonardo announced at the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an order for an AgustaWestland AW169 by the Argentine National Gendarmerie in support of law enforcement and border patrol operations, expanding the presence...

Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs received Lazar 8×8 multi-role armored vehicles

The Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs has received new equipment and vehicle, includes the Lazar 8x8 multi-role armored vehicles. On 25 March 2017 a ceremony for new law enforcement officers was held in front of the...

Rheinmetall to supply Saxony State Police with heavily protected tactical operations vehicles

The Free State of Saxony has placed an order with Rheinmetall for two Survivor R protected tactical operations vehicles. The vehicles form part of an extensive €15 million anti-terror package. They will be delivered...