Saturday, September 18, 2021

Army

U.S. Army discloses official name for its new extended-range cannon

The United States Army named the Extended Range Cannon Artillery system "Iron Thunder" during a naming ceremony at Picatinny Arsenal this week. According to a recent service news release, the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment also has...

German Army receives latest version of iconic Leopard 2 tank

The German Armed Forces, or Bundeswehr, received its new batch of brand-new Leopard 2A7V main battle tanks on Wednesday. The 393 tank battalion stationed in Bad Frankenhausen in northern Thuringia was the first unit of the German armed...

RBSL showcases game-changing main battle tank at DSEI

The Rheinmetall-BAE joint company RBSL has revealed a new iteration of the Challenger main battle tank at this year's DSEI exhibition in London. On display at Rheinmetall’s and RBSL’s DSEI 2021 stand is the highly-anticipated Challenger 3 demonstrator...

Taliban find dozens of ballistic missiles in Panjshir Valley

Taliban members found dozens of short-range ballistic missiles and warheads stored in Panjshir Valley. Taliban militants had taken the last holdout - Panjshir Valley in the east of Afghanistan - and released a video showing the depot of...

Russian military fields new B-19 combat vehicle

Russian troops conducted a Zapad 21 (West 21) military maneuvers using the newest B-19 armored vehicle with the unmanned Epokha combat module. The latest version of the Russian Army’s BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, called the B-19, was used during...

Israel Aerospace Industries to showcase armed ground robot at DSEI

Israeli largest defense company Israel Aerospace Industries, better known as IAI, will unveil its newest unmanned land platform at the biennial Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) in London. As noted by the company, IAI will unveil the...

Lithuanian company Ostara is making progress on hybrid electric buggy tech

Lithuania-based Ostara company announced Monday it has reached technology readiness level 5 while developing optionally manned, hybrid diesel-electric propulsion all-terrain Krampus vehicle. As noted by the company, during the field testing which took place in late August 2021,...

Russia’s Cold War-era T-62 tank still in service

The Cold War-era T-62 medium tank still is found in the Russian Army arsenal. The 1960s-era T-62 tank is a Soviet main battle tank that was developed as a further development of the T-55 series. The first prototype of...

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