Wednesday 29 May, 2024

Land Platforms

General Dynamics Land Systems secures US Army Stryker contract

General Dynamics Land Systems announced that it has received a $712 million order from the U.S. Army to produce 300 Stryker Double V-Hull A1 (DVHA1) vehicles. The order is part of the Army's plan...

Ukraine, Czechia and Slovakia to procure CV90 IFVs

The defence ministers of Ukraine, Czechia and Slovakia have signed a joint declaration on cooperation in the procurement and operation of CV90 tracked infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). The signing took place during the NATO...

Italy in negotiations for Leopard 2A8 tanks

Italy is in advanced negotiations with Germany for the procurement of an undisclosed number of Leopard 2A8 main battle tanks (MBTs), according to the Italian Defense magazine Rivista Italiana Difesa. The deal is expected...

Turkish M60A3 tanks get new modular turret

Turkish defence company Roketsan has delivered the first M60A3 upgraded with the new Modular Armored Tower to the Turkish Land Forces. The M60A3 is a main battle tank (MBT) that was developed by the United States...

British Army resumes training on Ajax

The British Army has announced that it will resume training on the Ajax armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) after a suspension of more than six months due to safety concerns. The decision follows a series...

Israel in talks to sell used Merkava tanks

Israel is in talks to sell used Merkava tanks to two undisclosed countries, including one in Europe, in what would be the first such export of the main battle tank. Yair Kulas, head of the...

US unveils M10 Booker Combat Vehicle

The U.S. Army has recently unveiled its first new major combat vehicle in two decades: the M10 Booker Combat Vehicle. The M10 Booker is a light armoured vehicle that provides direct fire support for...

South Korea, Poland consider joint wheeled vehicle programme

South Korea and Poland are exploring the possibility of jointly developing wheeled armoured vehicles, according to a recent report by the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The report said that DAPA officials...