Friday, January 29, 2021

Topic: Latvia

Finland, Latvia to receive common armoured vehicle platform

Finnish defense contractor Patria has announced that it signed with Finland and Latvia agreement on developing common armoured vehicle system. The purpose of the product development agreement is to develop,...

U.S. Army deploys approximately 60 helicopters to Germany, Poland and Latvia

The U.S. Army has announced that it is deploying approximately 60 military helicopters from La Rochelle, France, and fly to training locations in Germany, Poland and Latvia. The...

Spanish Army deploys Pizarro VCI/C armoured fighting vehicle to Latvia

The Spanish version of the Ascod armoured fighting vehicles, called Pizarro, were deployed to Latvia. The Pizarro VCI/C vehicles designed and manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Santa...

U.S. Special Forces Soldiers train with Polish, Latvian allies in West Virginia

The West Virginia National Guard has announced that members of the U.S. Special Forces train with Polish and Latvian allies in West Virginia. West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG)...

Thirteen Black Hawk helicopters arrived in Latvia

Thirteen UH-60 and HH-60 Black Hawk helicopters have arrived in Latvia, according to a news release put out by country's Defense Ministry. Additionally, 150 soldiers from the...

Latvian Armed Forces to purchase new SISU GTP 4×4 armoured vehicles

Latvia's Ministry of Defense decided to purchase SISU GTP 4x4 light and medium-range tactical vehicles produced by Finnish truck manufacturing company Sisu Auto, according to Delfi.lv citing...

NATO’s tanks fleet shows firepower near Russian border

Battle Groups Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland participated in exercise Iron Tomahawk in the Camp Adazi Training Area outside Riga and near the Russian border. According to officials of the...

Latvia orders Carl-Gustaf grenade ammunition from Saab

On 24 October, Saab announced that the company has received an order from the Latvian Ministry of Defense for Carl-Gustaf® ammunition. According to a statement released by Saab, the total...

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The U.S. Army has reported that its first operational unit has received the latest version of the legendary Apache Apache attack helicopter. According to a recent service...

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Lockheed Martin gets $49M production contract for AH-1Z targeting system

The U.S. Defense Department awarded the AH-1Z targeting system production contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. The deal, which is a modification to a previous contract,...

Wreckage of Russia’s new missile was found in Syria

Images have started to show up on social media showing the wreckage of a Russian modern guided missile system that was found in Syria. Pictures...

Elbit System secures $172 million contract for light tanks

Israeli defense contractor Elbit System has announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $172 million to supply light tanks to...