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Uzbekistan parades recently acquired Taifun-K MRAPs

The Uzbek armed forces displayed their new Russian-made Taifun-K K-53949 4×4 mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles at a military parade held on 5 May at the Chirchik range in Uzbekistan’s northeastern Tashkent Region. Four of...

Pindad, FNSS sign tank production agreement

Indonesia’s PT Pindad and Turkish company FNSS Savunma Sistemleri – a joint venture between Turkey’s Nurol Holding and BAE Systems – have signed an agreement to support the serial production of the Kaplan MT...

Failure IS An Option: Army Gen. Murray

The Army must take risks to modernize, the Futures Command chief said, and the modernization effort will survive the inevitable failures along the way. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

Persistent Systems updates Rugged Display

Persistent Systems took the opportunity during the 2019 Xponential exhibition held in Chicago from 30 April to 2 May to highlight the enhancements made to its Rugged Display handheld control unit, which can be...

North Korea tests ballistic missile, MRLs

North Korea has tested what appears to be a close/short-range ballistic missile system that resembles the Russian-designed 9K720 Iskander-M, along with two different types of multiple rocket launcher (MRL). The weapons were fired on...

Portugal approves new programming law

The Portuguese parliament approved the country’s 2019–2030 Military Programming Law, worth EUR4.74 billion (USD5.31 billion), on 3 May. EUR1.72 billion was authorised for joint capabilities, EUR126.15 million for the Armed Forces General Staff, EUR1.28...

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