Thursday, May 13, 2021

Army

Hanwha Defense ready to offer new light tank to Indian Army

South Korea's Hanwha Defense is pushing a new combat vehicle with a 105mm turret mounted on its K21 chassis for the Indian Army. Just last week, the Indian Army released Request for Information (RFI) to seek prospective vendors to procure...

Russian heavy flame-throwing launcher crashes into guardrail

A Russian TOS-1A thermobaric artillery rocket system crashed into a guardrail during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. No one was injured when a heavy military vehicle crashed into a guardrail in the Moscow district...

General Dynamics Land Systems demonstrates new guided missile carrier

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has unveiled a new type of AJAX combat vehicle, which features a Brimstone guided missile system. A new variant of the Ajax vehicle is called the Overwatch and developed by General Dynamics...

Kosovo gets first Bastion armored personnel carriers from AM General

AM General delivered its first Bastion armored personnel carriers to the Kosovo Ministry of Interior (MOI) for use with their police special forces. As noted by the company, the delivery ceremony for three Bastion vehicles marked the first...

Tajikistan’s army deploys tank convoy to Kyrgyz border

Large military convoys of Armed Forces of the Republic of Tajikistan have been spotted moving to the Kyrgyz border on Thursday. Videos have emerged on social media showing a number of infantry fighting vehicles, military trucks, and...

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan soldiers involved in border clashes

On 29 April, heavy fighting reportedly erupted on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Local media reported that military units of both sides are involved in the exchanges of fire. Shooting has broken out on the border between the...

Brazilian Army receives first of 32 new LMV-BR armored vehicles

The Brazilian Army has taken delivery of the first LMV-BR armored vehicle in the framework of the VBMT-LR 4x4 program (Viatura Blindada Multitarefa, Leve de Rodas). As noted by the Italian truck-maker Iveco, the first of 32 LMV-BR has...

U.S. Army tests robotic rocket launcher

The U.S. Army is working to test a robotic version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. The U.S. Army's Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team (CFT) has announced that in preparation for this summer’s Surrogate Semi-Autonomous...

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