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Army prohibits marriage for 18-year-old soldiers

FORT BRAGG. N.C. ⁠— Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville has officially forbidden soldiers 18- to 20-years old from getting married while in the Army. The decision results from the study of decades’...

Korkut SPAAGs delivered to Turkish Armed Forces

Thirteen Korkut twin 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) low-altitude air defence systems have been delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), Ismail Demir, Turkey’s Undersecretary for Defence Industries, tweeted on 12 November. He...

More details emerge about PLA’s new assault rifle

More details have emerged about the new assault rifle for China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) that was displayed during the 1 October parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s...

FLIR Systems enhances tethered UAS operations

FLIR Systems will use the recently acquired intellectual property (IP) and assets of Aria Insights to enhance its Tether Kit system and further expand its tethered capabilities, the company has told Jane’s . The...

U.S. Army conducts large-scale air assault training exercise

U.S. Army 25th Combat Aviation Brigade completed the large-scale air assault training exercise, according to a recent service news release. Air assault is the movement of ground-based military forces by vertical take-off and landing...

Nigerian Army orders 28 Ezugwu armoured vehicles

The Nigerian Army has ordered 28 Ezugwu armoured vehicles from the Nigerian military’s Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), it was announced on 12 November. The Nigerian Army described the Ezugwu as a mine-resistant...

Ghana Army shows new Otokar Cobra vehicles

The Ghanaian Army is now fielding Turkish-made Otokar Cobra and Cobra II armoured vehicles, according to footage of Exercise ‘Eagle Eye’ shown on local television on 9 November. Two Cobra II and two Cobra...

Eagle V 6×6 awaits production green light

General Dynamics European Land Systems – MOWAG said it has completed development of its latest Eagle 6×6 and is awaiting a production contract, with the Swiss army likely the first customer. The Swiss army...

Patria demos Nemo 120 mm mortar in United States

Finland’s Patria said its120 mm Nemo (New Mortar) turret, integrated onto its Armoured Modular Vehicle (AMV) 8×8, has conducted a firepower demonstration in the United States. These trials were done at Yuma Proving Ground,...

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