Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Army

Bundeswehr orders advanced 40mm ammunition from Rheinmetall

The German Bundeswehr has recently placed two new orders with the renowned defense manufacturer Rheinmetall to produce and supply 40mm ammunition for automatic grenade...

Ukraine deploys Abrams tanks to frontline

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have reportedly deployed Abrams main battle tanks to the frontline near Avdiivka, where some of the most intense battles on...

Russia faces critical shortage of modern air defense systems

Andrey Kartapolov, the chair of the Russian parliament's defense committee, has made a statement regarding the Russian army's inability to defend St. Petersburg, the...

US Army taps BAE Systems for more M109A7 howitzers

BAE Systems was awarded a $418 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce and deliver additional sets of M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzers and their...

Russian attack damages grain silos in Ukraine

In the evening of February 2, Russian forces launched missile strikes on the Mirgorod district, hitting a grain silo. Philip Pronin, the head of the...

Rheinmetall to supply British Army 500 military trucks

The UK Ministry of Defense announced that 500 support trucks will be delivered to the British Army to support operational activity, following a rapid...

French Army orders 109 CAESAR MkII howitzers

The French DGA procurement agency has confirmed an order for 109 advanced CAESAR Mark II Next Generation (NG) howitzers from Nexter, a subsidiary of...

France orders more Serval armored vehicles

The French DGA procurement agency has placed an order for 420 light multi-role armored vehicles, known as SERVAL, worth 500 million euros ($544 million). As...

French military orders 1300 fifth-generation tactical combat missiles

France has taken a significant step in bolstering its defense capabilities with the acquisition of new fifth-generation tactical combat missiles, known as Akeron, from...

Russian kamikaze drone strikes Ukrainian Iris-T decoy

Russians released a video purportedly showing their Lancet short-duration loitering munition, known popularly as "kamikaze drone," successfully blow up an advanced Iris-T air defense...

Belgium confirms order for modern French artillery systems

KNDS, the Amsterdam-based joint venture between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and French Nexter, announced on Wednesday that the Belgian Council of Ministers confirmed the purchase of...

US Army transfers control of Typhon strike weapon to PEO Missiles and Space

The U.S. Army announced that it had shifted the primary responsibility for the Mid-Range Capability (MRC) from the Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office...

Russia tests new BTR-22 armored vehicle

Russia is conducting trials of a locally built BTR-22 wheeled armored vehicle in hopes of developing a family of vehicles to replace the aging...

Ukrainian FPV drone stuck in Russian military truck’s windshield

A unique incident occurred when one of the First-Person View (FPV) drones attempted to target a Russian military truck and was stuck in the...

UK defense contractor develops robotic engineering vehicle kit

The U.K. defense contractor Pearson Engineering has announced that it has developed a new modular mission kit for the Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) known...

Three US troops killed in drone attack in Jordan

Three U.S. service members lost their lives, and dozens were wounded during an unmanned aerial drone attack on a base in northeast Jordan, U.S....

Russian troops use gas grenades with CN agent

Russian troops have begun the use of new special gas grenades, identified as RG-Vo, against Ukrainian troops. These grenades contain an irritant toxic agent. This...

Ukraine receives M60 tanks fitted with folding bridges

The Ukrainian military has recently received the first bridge-laying systems based on the Cold War-era M60 Patton tanks. According to reports from Militarnyi, the M60...

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