Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Army

Israel wants to build its own next-generation artillery system

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems is developing a new 155mm/52 caliber fully automatic artillery system for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to replace M109 howitzers from 2023. The story was first reported by Janes, which cited an...

Chinese Type-96 main battle tanks arrives in Russia

Train loaded with large amounts of Chinese military hardware, including Type-96 main tanks and other heavy armored vehicles, has arrived in Russia. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Type-96 main battle tanks and soldiers...

Russian military awards contract for ten S-500 air defense systems

Russian Defence Ministry on Thursday confirmed that it has awarded Russia's state arms group Almaz-Antey a contract for the first batch of the S-500 Prometey air defense systems. "The Russian Ministry of Defense signed a contract with VKO Almaz-Antey...

Ukraine’s Archer develops new gunner’s sight for main battle tanks

Ukrainian-based Archer company has developed an improved version of the compact gunner’s sight for main battle tanks. As noted by the company, it has developed a multi-sensor electro-optical sight system fitted with a cooled detector. The use of new...

U.S. Army is testing its newest remote combat vehicles

A new remote combat vehicle prototype that the U.S. Army is acquiring to navigate through the most dangerous sectors of the battlefield and engage the enemy is being tested at Fort Dix in New Jersey. According to Army...

BAE Systems reveals new details about its OMFV concept

U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems released more details about its concept of the U.S. Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV). The OMFV project is a key element of the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle modernization effort aims to...

U.S. Army picks five teams to make digital concept designs for the OMFV

The U.S. Army has chosen five teams to compete for the Concept Design Phase of the future Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program, the service announced July 23. According to a press release from Army released on Friday, the...

U.S. Army’s newest tracked vehicle undergoing rigorous testing in Arizona

The Bae systems Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is now undergoing rigorous testing at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. A post from the Yuma Proving Ground's official Twitter account has revealed that AMPVs are undergoing reliability, availability, and maintainability testing...

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