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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...

SNC to keep U.S. Army communications safe

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) advanced its technology expertise in encryption key management technology in being selected for development and competitive production of the new U.S. Army’s Next Generation Load Device-Medium (NGLD-M). The contract award carries a potential...

Northrop Grumman test next-gen electronic warfare suite for F-16 fighters

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has announced that its Next Generation Electronic Warfare (NGEW) suite for the F-16 fighter jet was successfully flight-tested alongside the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) at Exercise Northern Lightning ’21. NG says...

Russian Army fields newest battle buggies

For the first time, the Russian Army fielded its newest light vehicles, known as the Sarmat-2, during the Zapad (West) 2021 military exercises at the Mulino training ground. According to a Russian Ministry of Defense press release, Ulyanovsk airborne formation fielded its new...

South Korea pitches advanced artillery system for British Army

Hanwha Defense, one of South Korea's largest defense contractors, is pitching its 155mm self-propelled howitzer package for the British Army. On Friday, the company press release said that Hanwha Defense is ready to showcase its advanced artillery and...

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