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Poland orders 48 Krab howitzers

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on 5 September that Poland will order 48 more AHS Krab self-propelled howitzers (SPH) and 36 accompanying vehicles from local arms producer Huta Stalowa Wola in a deal...

Saab’s MSHORAD System in successful live firing demo

Swedish defence company Saab has conducted the first Mobile Short-Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) live system firing for an audience of various national delegations. In a series of firings, the system identified, tracked and engaged...

Czech Republic and Slovakia announce cooperation on CV90 IFV procurement

Slovak Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď and Czech Defence Minister Jana Černochová signed an agreement on cooperation to procure and operate the CV90 MkIV tracked infantry fighting vehicles from Sweden's BAE Systems Hägglunds during the...

Russian Ground Forces receive upgraded 2S19M1 Msta howitzers

The Ural Transport Engineering Plant reported on 30 August that it had handed over a batch of modernised 152 mm 2S19M1 Msta-S self-propelled howitzers to the Russian Ground Forces. Uraltrasmash also reported that the modernised...

Slovakia to purchase Patria AMV XP armoured combat vehicles

Slovakia and Finland have signed a comprehensive government-to-government (G2G) agreement to purchase 76 AMV XP 8x8 armoured combat vehicles (ACV) from Patria. Within Slovakia’s BOV 8×8 programme Patria will contribute to the development of the...

Poland orders K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers

South Korean aerospace and defense company Hanwha Defense signed a contract on August 26 to supply K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzers (SPHs) to Poland. The contract valued at around $2.4 billion, is the first phase of...

Norway orders programmable Carl-Gustaf round

Swedish defence company Saab has received an order from the Norwegian Armed Forces for deliveries of ammunition for the recoilless Carl-Gustaf rifle. The order is signed within a 15-year framework agreement that allows the Norwegian...

Czech Republic to purchase 210 CV90 IFVs

The Government of the Czech Republic announced on 20 July that it plans to procure 210 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV). The Czech Republic will negotiate the acquisition of the BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 with...