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Cold weather training canceled due to snowstorm

ANCHORAGE, Ak. — Cold weather endurance and survival training were recently canceled for a battalion of the 3d Cavalry Regiment due to a snowstorm that hit the Anchorage area. “According to Army regulation AR...

U.S. Army legendary tank get’s a new paint job

The American first-generation main battle tank (MBT), M48 Patton, get’s a new paint job as part of a rennovation program. The U.S. Army Central’s Historic M48 Patton Tank has served as the mascot for...

SISU’s new GTV 4×4 gets more powerful engine

Finland’s SISU has revealed details of its General Purpose Vehicle (GPV), a variant of the GTP 4×4 armoured vehicle that was released in 2018. The GPV has been modified to carry a more powerful...

I/ITSEC 2019: Doron Precision Systems reveals JLTV trainer

Doron Precision Systems has developed a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) driver training simulator and revealed it at the 2019 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando in December. Michael Stricek, Doron...

Portugal seeks to modernise its Leopard 2A6 MBTs

The Portuguese Army is to carry out a mid-life update project for its Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks (MBTs) to extend the fleets’ life and modernise several subsystems, a source at...

Malaysia leans on offsets for industrial development

Malaysia has outlined an intention to ensure offsets play a greater role in supporting defence industrial development. In the country’s new Defence White Paper – published in full on 4 December – it states...

India progresses sale of BEML

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing its planned sale of a major stake in public-sector company BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited), Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik has confirmed....

India progresses sale of BEML

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is preparing its planned sale of a major stake in public-sector company BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited), Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik has confirmed....

Leg becomes airborne qualified

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Well, an actual prosthetic leg has managed to become Airborne qualified. The ceremony for said leg, which the Airborne Cadre affectionately referenced by its given name, “Fucking Leg!” will take...

Israeli radar maker Rada opens US site

Rada USA, the new US subsidiary of Israeli defence technology company Rada Electronic Industries, has opened its headquarters and a radar manufacturing plant near Washington, DC. The 25,000 sq ft site in Germantown, Maryland,...

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