Category: Land

UAE requests HIMARS launchers from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of high-mobility artillery rocket system (HIMARS) launchers and associated equipment to the UAE. …read more

NGC HHPTD Completes Successful Developmental Test

A new hand held targeting system developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) that will enable soldiers to engage targets with precision munitions while providing digital connectivity to related military units has successfully completed developmental...

Global Defence Technology: Military vehicles special issue

In this special issue: The US Army’s troubled armoured vehicle programmes, virtual reality tools for military vehicle design, the benefits of hybrid electric engines, vintage tank restoration with Wargaming and more …read more

Hesco Armor – Protecting the Protectors

HESCO® products have been protecting the brave servicemen and women of the United States military for more than 20 years, and now, Hesco brings that protection to the heroes of law enforcement after Hesco...

Iran’s 23 mm Gatling gun emerges from the shadows

The Asefeh rotary cannon that Iran says it is developing for use in a close-in weapon system (CIWS) was finally seen in its entirety on 28 September. Iran announced in November 2013 that it...

UAE requests more HIMARS, tactical ballistic missiles

The US government has approved the sale of an additional 12 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and 100 Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the US Defence...

Iraqi Army shows off new Russian air defence systems

The Iraqi Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed on 30 September that it has taken delivery of Pantsyr-S1 mobile short-range air defence systems and Igla-1 (SA-24) man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS) from Russia. Photographs and...

Indian Army finally starts rifle trials

The Indian Army began trials in early September to select a 5.56 mm multi-calibre assault rifle. Featuring four models, the trials began at the Bakloh cantonment in the Himalayas, 565 km north of New...

Portugal set to buy Danish patrol boats

Portugal is expected to procure from the Royal Danish Navy (RDN) four modular patrol boats developed under Denmark’s Standard Flex (or Stanflex) concept. With technical support from the Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa), the Portuguese...

Gichner Systems Group-Mobile Tactical Shelters

Gichner Systems Group, a Kratos company, is the industry leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing, integration, modification, testing and repair of tactical shelters, modular containers and specialized truck bodies …read more

PTG-Tyre Inflation Systems

PTG are the leading developers of tyre inflation machinery in Europe, offering precise tyre inflation products for a variety of market sectors, including the public transport, industrial and defence … …read more

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