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German Leopard 2

German parliament approves funding for Leopard 2 upgrades

The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced 20 March that the German parliament has approved funding for the upgrade of Germany's Leopard 2 main battle tanks (MBT). The MoD...
Ukraine BMP-1

Ukraine received 50 second-hand BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicles in 2018

A report issued 14 March by SpetsTechnoExport - part of Ukraine's Ukroboronprom - stated that the company had supplied Ukrainian Ground Forces with unused secondhand BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) in 2018.
Altay Main Battle Tank

Qatar to order Turkish Altay main battle tanks

Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reported 12 March that Turkey and Qatar have signed an agreement for the purchase of Turkey's first domestically produced main battle tank (MBT), the Altay.

BAE Systems offers combat-proven CV90 for LAND 400 Phase 3 bid

BAE Systems confirmed 7 March that it was offering the Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90), a combat-proven Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), to Australia in response to the LAND 400 Phase 3 Mounted Close...
Land 400

Rheinmetall Submits Land 400 Phase 3 Bid in Australia

Rheinmetall announced 1 March that the company has submitted a bid in response to the Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 3 - Mounted Close Combat Capability Request For Tender (RFT).
iron fist aps

US Army to proceed with the Iron Fist Light APS on The Bradley

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) in cooperation with Elbit Systems and IMI's team is moving forward with Phase II of their Iron Fist Light (IFL) Active Protection System (APS) following...
Vydra 8x8

Slovakia to procure Vydra 8×8 Infantry Fighting Vehicles

With the procurement of Vydra 8x8 IFVs in line with the Long-Term Defence Development Plan, the MOD will meet the operational requirements of the SVK Armed Forces to a full extent, whilst taking account...

Australia Orders 211 Boxer Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

Australia has awarded Rheinmetall an order for 211 Boxer wheeled armoured vehicles worth a total of €2.1 billion (AUD3.3 billion). The contract was signed at Parliament House in Canberra today by the Prime Minister of...

Iveco Defence Vehicles Awarded Contract to Deliver Centauro II Armored Vehicles to the Italian...

In the presence of the Italian Army Chief of Staff and of the Land Armaments Director a contract for the first tranche of ten Centauro II Vehicles, named “New Blindo Centauro” by the Italian...
Defence Logistics

Rheinmetall to supply more than 1000 logistic trucks to the Australian Defence Force

Rheinmetall today welcomed the Commonwealth of Australia’s announcement for the future delivery of new military trucks and modules to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) under the LAND 121 Phase 5B program. Rheinmetall MAN Military...