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Estonia to receive Caesar howitzers from France

Estonia is set to receive its first Caesar howitzers by the end of the year, as confirmed by the Minister of Defense, Hanno Pevkur. This...

China develops new light tank for amphibious operations

The Chinese defense industry is actively working on creating the next generation of light tanks, designed for operations in mountainous regions, amphibious landings, and...

Russia reportedly loses Ka-29 helicopter to friendly fire

A Russian Ka-29 naval combat helicopter was shot down over occupied Crimea, and four crew members were killed. Russian propagandists claimed that their helicopter was...

Rheinmetall, Anduril to develop new anti-drone system

Rheinmetall and Anduril Industries have announced a joint effort to develop a counter-small unmanned aerial systems (C-sUAS) solution. This partnership aims to address the increasing...

Poland to get more K2 tanks from South Korea

South Korean defense company Hyundai Rotem is expected to finalize a deal in September to supply additional K2 tanks to Poland, according to Seoul's...

Romania buys South Korea’s K9 howitzers

South Korea has finalized an agreement to export K9 self-propelled howitzers to Romania in a deal worth $920 million. This contract positions Romania as the...

South Korean Navy receives first P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) took delivery of its first three P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft on June 19, 2024. This delivery marks a...

Schiebel opens new facility in France

The Austrian company Schiebel has established Schiebel Aéronaval SAS in Toulon, enhancing its support for the French Ministry of Armed Forces. The facility will focus...

MBDA secures multi-nation Mistral 3 contract

France, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, and Hungary have signed a framework cooperation arrangement to jointly acquire the Mistral 3 ground-based air defense system. Managed by the...

Singapore’s new combat vehicle ready for production

Shephard News has reported that a new Singaporean combat vehicle is “ready for production”. According to the report, the latest member of the Singapore-based ST...

German weapons maker unveils new Ermine tactical vehicles

German technology firm Rheinmetall has introduced the Ermine family of small tactical vehicles at Eurosatory 2024. The Ermine series includes an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV),...

Pentagon certifies Anduril’s Ghost drone

Anduril Industries' Ghost drone has been officially added to the Blue UAS Cleared List. This certification, approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), marks...

France and Italy develop new version of SAMP/T

France and Italy have jointly developed the SAMP/T NG system. This advanced system, originally designed to manage the ASTER family of munitions, now offers...

Russia confirms second A-50 downed by Ukrainian missile

A Moscow court has issued an arrest warrant for Colonel Mykola Dzyaman, commander of Ukraine's 138th Air Defense Missile Brigade, accusing him of ordering...

India, US nearing deal on Stryker combat vehicles

India and the United States are in advanced negotiations for the co-production of Stryker combat vehicles, according to The Times of India. This collaboration will...

France orders RTX mobile air traffic control system

France has become the latest international customer for RTX's advanced Mobile Air Traffic Control System, as announced by the company on June 17, 2024. This...

Armenia to receive CAESAR howitzers from France

France and Armenia have signed a contract for the supply of French CAESAR self-propelled howitzers, announced French Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu on social media...

Kongsberg unveils NOMADS air defense system

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has launched its new NOMADS (Networked and Mobile Air Defense System) at Eurosatory 2024. The system integrates advanced sensors, effectors, and...

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