Wednesday 29 May, 2024

Land Platforms

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...

Steel cut for Challenger 3 turret

In a major milestone as part of the upgrade from the Challenger 2 to the Challenger 3 main battle tank, the first steel has been cut for the British Army's Challenger 3 new turret. The...

Rheinmetall to produce new IFVs in Slovakia

Rheinmetall AG of Duesseldorf, Germany, released details today of its plans for a new factory in Eastern Slovakia and a massive investment into the Slovak economy. The company is hoping to supply 152 KF41...

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 said in a statement, "101 Main...

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. The report said...