Thursday, May 13, 2021

Army

John Cockerill Defense integrates rocket artillery system into its turret

Belgian-based John Cockerill Defense successfully integrated a rocket artillery system into its Cockerill 3030 medium-caliber turret. The company offers a variant of its latest generation of turret system that will combine the Cockerill 3030 turret solution (part of...

New Jaguar combat vehicle has fired MMP for the first time

The new French Jaguar armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle (EBRC) has test-fired MMP medium-range missile, for the first time. On 14 April, the French defense procurement agency (DGA) carried out the firing at their Land Techniques Test Centre...

Ukrainian military adopts new Leleka-100 unmanned aerial system

The Ukrainian Armed Forces recently approved its new Leleka-100 unmanned aerial system for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. The approval of the new Leleka-100 unmanned aerial system was given by Armed Forces of Ukraine Order Number 114...

Kongsberg gets $499M contract modification for CROWS systems

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, part of Norwegian defense company Kongsberg, has received a $499 million contract modification for the Protector Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station system, also known as CROWS. The CROWS system is a weapon-mounted turret...

Ukrainian Army tests new aerial target system that replicates cruise missile

The Ukrainian Army is testing an integrated aerial target system that developed to support the training requirement of the armed forces. According to the Army Inform news agency, the Ukrainian Army is experimenting with the Flying Target-1 (FT-1)...

British Army awards contract for ‘most lethal tank in Europe’

The UK Secretary of State for Defense Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP has confirmed a £800 million ($1,1 billion) contract with Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) to build the next-generation Challenger 3 battle tank. "A multi-million-pound investment will...

U.S. Army light tank prototype spotted at BAE facility in Michigan

New images of the light tank prototype developed by BAE Systems have recently emerged on social media. One of the light tank prototypes for U.S. Army infantry brigade combat teams was spotted at the company's facility in...

Rheinmetall unveils new generation of tactical trucks

German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has unveiled the HX3, the latest generation of its globally tried-and-tested HX family of heavy-duty trucks.  According to a company news release, redesigned from the ground up, the HX3 meets military and automotive megatrends. Like its predecessors,...

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