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Ukraine Army Receives 100 Armored Vehicle and Tanks

Ukraine armed forces receives 100 armored vehicle and tanks. President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko gives army new BTR-4 Bucephalus 8×8 wheeled armoured personnel carrier, T-64BM Bulat upgrade main battle tank with gun-launched anti-tank guided...

Army Realizes It Left Troops in Kosovo

PRISTINA, KOSOVO — During a recent trip to visit U.S. troops in Iraq, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey was suddenly reminded of the U.S. military’s 15-year mission in Kosovo while glancing at a...

BAE Systems and Brazilian Army Complete 100th M113 Upgrade

BAE Systems and the Brazilian Army completed the upgrade of the service’s 100th M113 to the M113A2 Mk1 (M113BR) configuration, marking a significant milestone for the program. This modernization extends the service of the...

Army to Talk Leavenworth Reduction

An Army team will conduct a town hall meeting Dec. 11 in Leavenworth to discuss the implications of a proposed reduction of 2,500 military and civilian positions. …read more Read more here:: Military.com (Land)

France Awards ?5 Billion Scorpion Vehicle Contract

French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced on Friday an award to Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) and Thales for the Army’s ?5 billion (US $6.1 billion) Scorpion vehicle and communications modernization program, defense...

IDEAS 2012

ABOVE: The M40 106mm recoilless rifle and accompanying M8C style .50 caliber spotter rifle are made by Pakistan Machine Tool Factory, Ltd. (PMTF) SADJ has been in contact with IDEAS Media Manager Ehtesham Bari...

CV90 MultiC Delivered to Norway

The third CV90 variant, a Multicarrier vehicle – which is known as the MultiC in Norway – was delivered to the Norwegian customer last week, in accordance with the agreed contractual schedule. Earlier this...

Russian 220 mm MRL completes state trials

The Tornado multiple rocket launcher (MRL) capable of firing the Russian Tornado-U/Smerch-U 220 mm guided rocket as well as 122 mm and 300 mm rockets through the use of modular canister launchers has completed...

Iranian Phantom jet strikes the Islamic State in Iraq

An Iranian McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet has struck Islamic State targets in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, footage shot by regional media shows. At least one F-4 is seen conducting a...

France kicks-off Scorpion vehicle programmes

France has signed a EUR752 million (USD929 million) contract for a new generation of armoured wheeled combat vehicles, providing a boost to its major Scorpion army modernisation programme. This first contract covers the development...

Ukroboronprom signs military-technical deal with Pakistan

Ukraine’s state-owned defence industrial group Ukroboronprom has announced the signing of an agreement with Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) to expand military-technical collaboration. Ukroboronprom said the accord was signed in Karachi at the International...

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