'

DFNS.net Land Blog

Turkey signs Altay MBT serial production contract with BMC

Turkey’s Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) announced on 9 November that it had signed the first serial production contract with BMC for 250 Altay main battle tanks (MBTs). The contract covers life-cycle logistics support...

BSVT rolls out production ready Berserk combat UGV

Belarussian firm Belspetsvneshtechnika (BSVT) has demonstrated the production-ready version of its Centaur unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) prototype at the 174th training ground of the country’s Air Force and Air Defence Forces in early October,...

UK points to expanding opportunities in Indonesia

The UK government is looking to expand defence industrial collaboration with Indonesia across several capability areas as part of wider efforts to spur defence trade between the two countries. Alexis Hammer, the regional director...

Indonesia’s PT Pindad announces defence partnerships

Indonesian land systems company PT Pindad has announced new defence partnerships aimed at strengthening production activities in areas including communications, weapon systems, and ammunition. The various memoranda of understanding (MOUs) were signed at the...

Turkish Army to receive 250 modern Altay main battle tanks

The Turkish Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) and armored vehicle maker BMC signed a contract for the production of modern Altay main battle tanks. According to local media, the contract includes mass production and...

Paratus Full Auto: DRD Tactical’s Takedown Jackhammer

ABOVE: Right side view of Paratus select-fire DMR, with Trijicon VCOG 1×6 optic, Elite Iron Bravo 1 suppressor and Harris bipod with cant lock. Longtime readers of Small Arms Defense Journal and Small Arms...

Dutch airborne troops opt for G-Class for AASLT requirement

The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) is poised to sign a contract with Mercedes-Benz Cars Netherlands for 515 Mercedes-Benz G-Class-based 12 kN AASLT (Air Assault Vehicles). Subject to Dutch parliamentary approval, the actual contract...

US Air Force seeks information on DCGS multi-intelligence fusion

The US Air Force (USAF) is seeking information from industry regarding Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) multi-intelligence (multi-INT) fusion and analytics. The USAF is moving into a new exploitation paradigm called sense, identify, attribute,...

Rheinmetall reports doubling of defence orders

German military land systems and automotive supplier Rheinmetall AG published its financial results for the first nine months of the year on 8 November. The group’s sales in the first three quarters reached EUR4.16...

OCCAR formally invites Airbus to lead European MALE RPAS project

The Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) European procurement agency has issued Airbus with a formal invitation to tender as the prime contractor for the European medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) remotely piloted air system (RPAS),...

Airshow China 2018: Norinco expands Lynx ATV family

The China North Industries Corporation (Norinco) displayed several new variants of its Lynx family of open-top, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) at the 6–11 November Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai. The original 8×8 Lynx ATV, which...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close