Sunday, June 7, 2020

#DefenceBlog - follow to keep what is going in the military community

M-ATV MRAP of UAE destroyed by Improvised explosive device in Yemen

Recommended:

M-ATV MRAP of UAE destroyed by Improvised explosive device in Yemen. Three soldiers were killed in the explosion M-ATV in Yemen.

At least a dozen Oshkosh All-Terrain Mine-Resistance Ambush Protected Vehicles (M-ATVs) have been delivered to Yemeni and are being used in the fighting for the strategically important port city of Aden.

Amateur videos and photographs of the M-ATVs in Aden began to emerge on social media channels on 12 July. One video showed a convoy of 12 M-ATVs fitted with bar armour and operated by ununiformed men. At least some were armed with 14.5 mm KPV heavy machine guns rather than the .50 Browning guns or Mk 19 grenade launchers the type is usually seen carrying.

Photos of 3 UAE soldiers killed fighting in Yemen
Photos of 3 UAE soldiers killed fighting in Yemen

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

Trending News

German army tests new MG4 A3 machine gun

Germany's armed forces, the Bundeswehr, are currently testing a new variant of MG4 A3 light machine gun, according to a recent service news release. The German Federal...

U.S. National Guard to deploy troops across 15 states

According to latest media reports, hundreds of people were arrested as protesters and police clashed in cities across America after the killing of George...

National Guard deployed to Boston to help quell riots

The U.S. National Guard members arrived in Boston late Sunday night to help quell riots that erupted in the city. Clashes with police, vandalism and...

General Dynamics secures $3,4 billion contract for Hydra rockets

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $3,4 billion contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command on...

Related news

Kongsberg awarded contract for air-to-air pylons for F-35

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Marvin Engineering worth 136 MNOK to supply air-to-air pylons for the F-35 Joint...

BAE Systems selected to provide autonomy capabilities for DARPA’s Squad X program

Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide key autonomy and artificial intelligence capabilities for DARPA’s Squad X program. Squad X prime contractor...

German army tests new MG4 A3 machine gun

Germany's armed forces, the Bundeswehr, are currently testing a new variant of MG4 A3 light machine gun, according to a recent service news release. The German Federal...

Montenegro Air Force signs purchase agreement for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X’s

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced that the Montenegro Air Force has signed a purchase agreement for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger...