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Saab to deliver RBS 70 NG to Canada

Saab has received an order from Canada for the short-range air defence system RBS 70 NG. The order is valued is at around CAD 227 million (SEK 1.8 billion) with deliveries scheduled to begin...

Estonia takes delivery of Blue Spear anti-ship missile system

The Estonian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced the arrival of the new Blue Spear anti-ship missile system manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). "The acquisition of anti-ship missiles is of critical importance for raising...

US Marines take delivery of first ACV-30

BAE Systems announced on 1 February that the company had delivered the first production representative test vehicle (PRTV) of the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle 30mm Cannon (ACV-30) variant to the US Marine Corps for...

Babcock and Supacat begin Jackal 3 production

Babcock International Group and Supacat have officially launched the production of 70 High Mobility Transporter (HMT) Jackal 3s for the British Army. A manufacturing facility located at Babcock’s Devonport site has been specifically designed to...

General Dynamics completes testing of USMC future ARV

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) announced on 23 January that it had completed testing of its Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) designed for the US Marines Corps’ future Mobile Reconnaissance Battalion. The ARV capability developed by...

Challenger 3 tank to begin trials in coming weeks

The British Army’s next main battle tank (MBT) will reach a major milestone with the first pre-production Challenger 3 going into trials in the coming weeks. This initial model and subsequent models that will soon...

BAE Systems AMPV successfully fires C-UAS during live demonstration

BAE Systems has conducted a successful live fire demonstration of its Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) Counter-Unmanned Aircraft System (C-UAS) prototype showcasing the potential for future capability expansion within the AMPV platform's modular framework. During realistic...

UK Boxer begins verification and validation trials

The UK's Boxer 8x8 Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme has entered formal customer Verification and Validation trials this month at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford, England. As part of the British Army's modernization plan, two...