Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Land Platforms

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...

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)...

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...

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,...

Poland signs contract for 250 M1A2 Abrams

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak has signed a contract with U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski to buy 250 M1A2 SEPv3 main battle tanks (MBT), ammunition, support and recovery vehicles, GPS receivers, and other...

US to help transfer Soviet-made tanks to Ukraine

The US has announced that it will help facilitate the transfer of Soviet-made T-72 main battle tanks (MBT) to Ukraine as the country gears up for heavy armour battles in the east with Russian...

Germany approves transfer of 58 BMP-1 IFVs to Ukraine

The German Ministry of Defense has approved the transfer of 58 East German-built BMP-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) which are currently held by a private company in the Czech Republic. The 58 BMP-1 IFVs, which...