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Category: Land

U.S. Army leaks images of its new super cannon

The U.S. Army appears to have accidentally revealed the first image of the newest Strategic Long Range Cannon in a set of presentation material revealed during US-UK Modernization Demonstration Event. The Linkedin post was...

Turkish-backed counterattack fails in Idlib

Russian airstrikes appear to have helped repel a rebel counterattack in Syria’s Idlib province that had extensive Turkish military support. The assault on Al-Nayrab on 20 February involved rebels equipped with Turkish-supplied M113 and...

Switzerland invests in armed forces

Switzerland’s Federal Council submitted its Armeebotschaft (Armed Forces Message) 2020 budget to parliament with a ceiling of CHF21.1 billion (USD21.6 million) for 2021-24, the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection, and Sports (VBS) announced...

Latvia takes delivery of new Spike missile variants

The Latvian National Armed Forces have begun to take delivery of initial consignments of Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Spike precision-guided tactical missiles under the provisions of a EUR108 million ((USD133 million) contract signed between...

BAE Systems reports ‘good’ financial results in 2019

BAE Systems achieved a “good set of financial results” last year, including increased sales and earnings, according to the UK-based defense company. Sales rose 7% to GBP20.1 billion (USD25.9 billion) in 2019, while underlying...

Romania orders Iveco tactical trucks

The Romanian Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 31 December 2019 awarded Iveco Defence Vehicles a seven-year frame-type contract to supply 2,902 tactical trucks. According to a company statement, an initial delivery order for 942...

We’ve Got Enough Data On Defiant: Sikorsky & Boeing

The SB>1 Defiant compound helicopter has only 11 hours of flight testing, versus over 160 for Bell’s V-280 Valor. But Sikorsky and Boeing say they have thousands of hours of other testing data to...

Hyten: All Domain Drives Requirements Shakeup

“The JROC tended to be a receiver of requirements from services, not a generator of requirements for the services to meet,” Gen. Hyten said. “That’s not what was intended by Congress.” …read more Read...

Estonia approves MoD development plan for 2021–24

Estonian Defence Minister Jüri Luik has approved a new Ministry of Defence (MoD) development plan for 2021–24, his ministry announced on its website on 19 February. The plan aims to improve situational awareness, communication...

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