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Army Revs Up High-Tech Tank Engine

The 1,000-horsepower Advanced Powertrain Demonstrator could upgrade the M2 Bradley or drive new kinds of manned and robotic vehicles. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

Rheinmetall advances Next Generation 130 mm tank gun

Rheinmetall Weapons and Ammunition “has completed developmental efforts” of an initial new Next Generation (NG) 130 mm smooth bore tank gun, but some further design changes are expected, company officials told Jane’s. The first...

RUAG completes development of new Gladiator VLS

RUAG Simulation & Training (S&T) has completed development of its new Gladiator vehicle live simulation (VLS) equipment and showcased it at the 2019 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando in December....

Japanese MoD selects new rifle and pistol for JGSDF

Japan’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 6 December its selection of a new rifle and pistol for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). The HOWA5.56, which is produced by Japanese manufacturer Howa Machinery,...

Australia, South Korea commit to boosting industrial ties

Australia and South Korea have said they intended to work together to address “policy challenges” as part of an effort to deepen defence industrial ties. In a joint statement issued following meetings between Australia...

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