Thursday, September 16, 2021

Army

Ukraine to receive more Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a new $60 mln security assistance package for Ukraine that included Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles, announced during a meeting with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in Washington. “Ukraine and the United States have...

Latvia orders 200 6×6 armoured vehicles from Patria

Finnish state-owned defense manufacturer Patria has signed to sell 200 6x6 armoured vehicles to Latvia. The agreement was signed by Ministers of Defense Antti Kaikkonen and Artis Pabriks and President and CEO of Patria Esa Rautalinko. Announcing the contract...

Chevrolet pickup-based Infantry Squad Vehicle undergoes tests at Ft. Bragg

A new Chevrolet Colorado ZR2-based Infantry Squad Vehicle that the U.S. Army is acquiring to provide infantry soldiers with battlefield mobility was tested during Initial Operational Test and Evaluation activities at Ft. Bragg. During the Initial Operational Test,...

Mysterious light tank spotted in Serbia

A prototype of a light tank was spotted with the new large-caliber direct-fire turret in Serbia. The picture first began to circulate on social media on August. 29, 2021, but it is unclear when or where exactly it...

Ukrainian company develop new tactical vehicle to replace Soviet-era UAZ jeep

The Ukrainian Armor, a privately-held company specializing in designing and manufacturing modern armored vehicles and weapons, has developed a new unarmoured off-road vehicle to replace the legendary Soviet-era UAZ-496 jeep. Mil.in.ua reported on 30 August that the Ukrainian...

Huntington Ingalls starts construction on U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier

The first steel cut has been made for the new U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Doris Miller (CVN 81) at Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division, Aug. 25. During a small ceremony held inside of a manufacturing facility, Thomas...

U.S. Army conducts first live-fire test of Iron Dome defense system

The U.S. Army and Israeli industry team conducted the first live-fire test of the recently received Iron Dome defense system, according to a recent service news release. In a release Monday, Program Executive Office Missiles and Space reported...

Abandoned T-90 tank found at a garbage dump in Volgograd

An abandoned T-90 main battle tank was found at a garbage dump in Volgograd by local residents. Images have emerged on social media showing what appears to be a T-90A tank of the Russian Armed Forces which was...

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