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Finland buys K9 howitzers from South Korea

Finland will purchase K9 Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea, the country’s defence ministry (MoD) confirmed on 17 February. According to the MoD announcement, Finnish defence minister Jussi Niinistö has approved the...

Analysis: UAE building Bab al-Mandab island base

ANALYSIS A large runway is currently being constructed on Mayyun, an island in the Bab al-Mandab strait between Yemen and Djibouti, satellite imagery obtained by Jane’s has revealed. The runway is almost certainly being...

Thales signs STARStreak missile MoU with India’s BDL

Thales has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to explore opportunities for its STARStreak missile technology in India. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Malaysia’s Destini acquires helicopter distributor HOSB

Malaysian engineering group Destini Berhad, which has expanding interests in the defence sector, has entered an agreement to acquire Kuala Lumpur-based Halaman Optima (HOSB) to support the supply of aircraft to the Malaysian Armed...

New, Improved Ammunition Management System

The Army is implementing an updated ammunition management system with significantly improved cyber-attack resistance, as well as greater transparency for ammunition managers and easier functionality for operators. The Standard Army Ammunition System — used...

Rajant BreadCrumb® ME4

The Rajant BreadCrumb ME4 is a rugged, wireless device that forms a mesh network when used in conjunction with other BreadCrumb systems. This portable, wireless mesh network node contains two transceivers and up to...

Carbon-ATRs Launched on Stand 07-C20 at IDEX 2017

A new lightweight carbon fibre rubber runflat has been launched today at IDEX on stand 07-C20. The new Tyron Carbon-ATR achieves up to 50% weight reduction. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

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