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Slovenia orders 45 Boxer vehicles

Slovenia has signed a contract for the delivery of 45 Boxer 8 x 8 armoured wheeled vehicles in four different variants. The total cost of the order amounts to EUR 281.5 million and delivery of...

Denmark orders Carl-Gustaf M4

The Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has placed an order with Swedish defence company Saab for the multi-role, man-portable Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon. The order will make Denmark the 15th customer for...

US Army equips Strykers with Javelin

The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 4th Infantry Division fired a FGM-148 Javelin from a Stryker 8 x 8 wheeled Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV) for the first time using the Common Remotely Operated...

Rheinmetall wins bid for UK’s RPV Programme

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded defence company Rheinmetall a contract for "game-changing" Robotic Platoon Vehicles (RPV). The British Army has ordered four Rheinmetall Mission Master SP – Surveillance Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles (A-UGV)...

Sig Sauer awarded US Army NGSW contract

The US Army has awarded Sig Sauer the Next Generation Squad Weapons System (NGSW) contract after a rigorous 27-month testing and evaluation process. The contract valued at $20 million includes the manufacture and delivery of...

British Army will receive 100 extra Boxer vehicles

The British Army will receive 100 extra Boxer armoured fighting vehicles the UK Ministry of Defence announced on 8 April, bolstering the programme to a total of 623 vehicles as joint UK-Germany production begins. UK...

Slovakia transferred S-300 air defence system to Ukraine

Slovakia has donated an S-300 air defence system to Ukraine Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger confirmed on 8 April. Videos posted on Twitter show an S-300PMU battery being transported on a train in...

Czech Republic transfers tanks, infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine

The Czech Republic has transferred T-72 main battle tanks (MBT) and BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) to Ukraine a Czech defence source confirmed to Reuters on Tuesday. Public broadcaster Czech Television initially reported the shipment,...