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Nigeria activates new Mobile Strike Teams

The Nigerian Army has activated new Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) under Operation ‘Lafiya Dole’: the military campaign against Boko Haram militants in the northeast of the country. During a ceremony held on 15 August,...

Bundeswehr plans first deployment of MANTIS to Mali

The Bundeswehr is planning to deploy the Modular, Automatic and Network capable Targeting and Interception System (MANTIS) counter-rocket, artillery and mortar defence (C-RAM) system for the first time to Mali, Jane’s has learned. Deployment...

UK ceases training Syrian rebels

Teams of British soldiers training Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State have been withdrawn from Turkey and Jordan, a senior defence source knowledgeable about the controversial project has told Jane’s . Michael Fallon,...

LED Tail-Lights – Are you Aware of the Risks?

If you wouldn’t mess with your computer motherboard, why would you consider adding LED tail lights to a new light commercial vehicle? …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

T-72 AMT Main Battle Tank

T-72 AMT, an upgraded version of the T-72A main battle tank (MBT), was developed at the Kiev Armoured Plant based in Ukraine. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Army Boosts Stryker Firepower, But Active Protection Lags

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND: The Army is rapidly upgunning its 8×8 Stryker vehicles to better deter the Russians in Eastern Europe, as we wrote yesterday. But soldiers are still figuring out how they’ll use the...

Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe Conference

Optimising Eastern Europes Armoured Vehicle Capability Through Increased Interoperability, Collaboration and Investment The European armoured vehicles market is now estimated to lead the world over the next 10 years, and will likely account for...

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