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Lithuania set to buy almost 200 American JLTVs

Lithuania looks set to buy almost 200 newest Oshkosh Defense-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs), according to Minister of Defense, Raimundas Karoblis. Speaking at the meeting of the parliamentary Committee on National Security and...

101st brigade returns after Iraqi deployment

The U.S. Army News Service reported that the 101st brigade that backed Iraqi forces in ridding the country of the ISIS caliphate returned from after nine-month deployment. With about 2,000 Soldiers deployed across northern...

U.S. Army set to acquire various Glock handguns

The U.S. Army Reserve is set to acquire various GLOCK firearms, holsters and associated spare parts, according to a recent request for proposals released on Federal Business Opportunities. The Army Contracting Command – New...

U.S. Army seeking to buy more M24 Sniper Weapon Systems

The U.S. Army Contracting Command is seeking potential sources to supply various weapon systems, including M24 sniper rifles, according to a Federal Business Opportunities notice published on Friday. The Army Contracting Command – New...

JLTV lifts Oshkosh defence sales

Oshkosh Corp’s defence segment experienced a sales surge in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019 fueled by the new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), according to the US-based company. Thanks to the “continued...

HHIC awarded contract for four more PKX-B-class patrol craft

South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) announced on 31 October that it has won a KRW246 billion (USD211 million) contract for the construction of four more Patrol Killer Experimental-B (PKX-B)-class fast...

North Korea releases image of 31 October weapon test

An image released by North Korea’s state-run media shows that the weapon system the country tested on 31 October was the same ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher [MRL]’ it tested on both 10 September and...

UPDATE: US troops to remain in Syria to secure oil fields

The United States has confirmed it will keep a force equipped with Bradley infantry fighting vehicles inside Syria to help the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) hold oil fields, thereby denying the Islamic State a...

Guided Carl-Gustaf munition goes 11-for-11 in flight tests

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Swedish aerospace and defense firm Saab successfully completed a series of guided flight tests for the shoulder-launched, guided Carl-Gustaf® munition. Tests were conducted at Saab’s Bofors Test Center in...

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