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Belarus to upgrade armoured recovery vehicle inventory

The Belarusian Armed Forces have launched a major programme to update their inventory of armoured recovery vehicles (ARVs), a military source told Jane’s on 29 May. “Along with the modernisation of the Belarusian tank...

Army Big 6 Gets $10B More Over 2021-2025

Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy says the service’s new five-year budget plan will be finished within weeks. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

German Army to receive Mungo reconnaissance nuclear/chemical variant

The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans to procure nine air-transportable Mungo armoured multirole transport nuclear/chemical (A/C) reconnaissance vehicles from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for EUR51 million (USD57 million), including training and maintenance, according to...

Brazil replaces 20 mm gun systems on patrol boats

The Brazilian Navy has recently armed its Piratini-class patrol ships – NPa Piratini (P10), NPa Pirajá (P11), NPa Penedo (P14), and NPa Poti (P15) – with manually controlled 20 mm Oerlikon GAM-B01 gun mounts,...

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...

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