Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Georgian Army receives M2 machine guns, MK19 grenade launchers

The Ministry of Defense of Georgia has announced that units of the Georgian Defence Forces received modern M2А1 machine guns, MK19 grenade launchers and an additional batch of M249 light machine guns. The Georgian military said in a statement...

KAI releases new images of its armed MUH-1 helicopter variant

Korea Aerospace Industries, better known as KAI, has released concept images of its new variant of MUH-1 helicopter that company developed to enhance the ability which the Marine Corps carries out the multi-dimensional high-speed land and take-off...

German Armed Forces to receive upgraded armored command vehicles

The German Armed Forces, or Bundeswehr, will receive upgraded Boxer-series armored command vehicles, according to a Rheinmetall news release. On Thursday, German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has announced that it is currently bringing another 27 Boxer command vehicles of...

Russian BTR-80 armored vehicle crushes car on public road

A Russian BTR-80 armoured personnel carrier drove over a Chevrolet Lacetti on a public road on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Russian media on Feb 11, reported that a BTR-80 assigned to the National Guard of the...

BAE Systems awarded $183 million contract for additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems has been awarded a $183 million contract modification involving the procurement of Amphibious Combat Vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The award, announced by the U.S. Department...

U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter receives symbolic graphic

The U.S. Air Force has announced that after about six months of designing and planning, the 104th Fighter Wing’s flagship F-15C Eagle, tail number 125, received new nose art graphics. The roughly six-foot by four-foot nose art graphic,...

Belarus to showcase new light armoured vehicle at IDEX 2021

Belarus' special chassis maker MZKT will showcase its new light armoured 5-seater vehicle MZKT-490101 during the upcoming International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) weapons expo in Dubai. Light armoured vehicle MZKT-490101 is all-wheel drive; it has a 4x4...

Quantum-Systems to display its latest drone systems at IDEX 2021

The Germany-based Quantum-Systems will showcase some of its latest unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at the IDEX 2021 exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The company, which specializes in the development and production of modern UAVs, will showcase how to enhance...

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Next generation Nimr’s combat vehicles will debut at IDEX 2021

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Russian fighters make unsafe intercept of French Air Force aircraft over Black Sea

Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets on Wednesday conducted an "unsafe" intercept of a group of French Air Force aircraft operating over the Black Sea. Two...