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Australia announces new defence leadership

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced new defence leadership for the country on 26 May following the Liberal/National Coalition’s win in the federal election earlier in the month. Morrison, whose incumbent Coalition government beat...

Chile set to procure Canadian Coyote LAVs for marines

The Chilean government has given green light to the procurement of a dozen second-hand Coyote 8×8 armoured scout vehicles for the navy’s Marine Corps, military sources in Santiago told Jane’s . Deliveries are expected...

Belarusian SSO to receive new ELINT vehicle

Belarusian Special Operations Forces (SSO) are set to receive the new BRDM-4B electronic intelligence (ELINT) vehicle, a source from the platform’s developer and manufacturer, JSC Agat-Control Systems, told Jane’s at the MILEX 2019 exhibition...

Swedish Army showcases StrisimPC training system

The Swedish Army showcased its StrisimPC simulation system at the 2019 International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), which was held in Stockholm from 14 to 16 May. StrisimPC is a simulation tool for individual...

UAE to buy Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles

The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 331 shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles with container to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to strengthen security in the region and modernise the country’s military, the U.S. Defense...

U.S. Army’s Devil Brigade proves fit to fight

The U.S. Army’s Devil Brigade proves its ability to alert, marshal, and deploy forces and equipment for contingency operations or an emergency disaster. The Devil Brigade is part of more than 6,000 U.S. regionally-allocated...

SOFIC 2019: L3 Technologies unveils the Fused GPNVG

L3 Technologies launched a new variant of its Ground Panoramic Night Vision Goggles (GPNVGs) at the 2019 SOFIC, which was held in Florida from 20 to 23 May. The Fused GPNVG (F-Pano) solution, which...

Palestinian security forces receive more Al-Jawad vehicles

The Palestinian Authority᾿s (PA᾿s) National Security Forces (NSF) have received a second batch of five Al-Jawad armoured vehicles, Palestinian security sources told Jane’s on 22 May. Based on the Ford F-550 chassis, the Al-Jawad...

KF41 Lynx IFV: In from the cold

Key Points Rheinmetall has positioned its KF41 Lynx IFV as a potential replacement for three different Cold War-era platforms Unlike its predecessors Lynx is designed to be as future-proof as possible, while accounting for...

Saab reveals Sirius passive sensor system

Saab has unveiled a new passive sensor system called Sirius at the Electronic Warfare Europe (EWE) 2019 exhibition in Stockholm in May. The system uses existing Saab sensor technology but includes new sensor management,...

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