'

DFNS.net Land Blog

Kuwait – M1A1 Abrams Tanks

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait for M1A1 Abrams Tanks. The estimated cost is $29 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification...

Army Accelerates Armor: Stryker, Trophy, MPF Race To Field

AUSA: After 15 years of cancellations and delays, the US Army is pushing some vital upgrades for its armored vehicles. Service leaders recently ordered sweeping reforms to speed up acquisition, but the Program Executive...

Iran unveiled new Ashura 155mm self-propelled gun

Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces has unveiled a new 155mm self-propelled gun called Ashura. The 155 mm “Ashura” self-propelled gun is a large caliber weapon mounted on a heavy-duty chassis and capable...

Leonardo unveils M60 tank upgrade programme at BIDEC

Italian defence group Leonardo has unveiled an updated version of the M60 tank at the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC ). That was reported by www.portaledifesa.it. The M60 tank upgrade programme, developed...

Techimpex offers BM-27 Uragan rocket launcher systems upgrade

Ukrainian private company Techimpex announced details of a comprehensive BM-27 Uragan upgrade during the Arms and Security 2017 defence exhibition in Kyiv, Ukraine. Techimpex offered main characteristics upgrade for the ZIL-135LM eight-wheeled military transport...

Bowe Bergdahl wanders off during court-martial

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant facing charges of desertion, walked out of a military courtroom during a pre-trial hearing Monday and has not been seen since approximately 10:35 AM, prompting...

US Army looking into unmanned medevac, medical resupply

Although a fully-equipped medical evacuation aircraft with a trained crew and pilot will likely always be the best option to get a wounded Soldier off the battlefield, the Army is looking at unmanned aerial...

CeramTec sold to BC Holdings

CeramTec has announced that it has been acquired by a BC Partners-led consortium, transferring ownership of the ceramics manufacturer from private equity firm Cinven. Details of the deal were not disclosed. Manufactured by the...

Caspian Flotilla to relocate headquarters

The Russian Ministry of Defence has announced that it will be closing the headquarters of the Caspian Flotilla in Astrakhan and moving to a new location in Dagestan. The new location has yet to...

Sources: Venezuela restarts effort to buy Russian submarines

Venezuela has begun negotiating with Russia towards a potential order of two to four Project 636.3 Improved ‘Kilo’-class diesel-electric submarines (SSKs) following Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close