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UK plans to deliver Starstreak air-defence system to Ukraine

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said UK is exploring donating Starstreak anti-air missiles to Ukraine. Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Wallace said Ukraine's anti-air capability 'needs strengthening' because Russian forces are 'changing...

Raytheon wins U.S. Army Patriot radar replacement competition

Raytheon Company announced 17 October that it has been selected to provide the US Army with their next-generation, 360-degree capable radar - the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS). Raytheon will receive more...

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...

NASAMS selected by Australia for new air defence capability

The Australian Department of Defense (DoD) announced 25 March that the Raytheon/Kongsberg National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) has been selected for the Australian Government’s Short-Range Ground Based Air Defence program known...

NATO Procurement Agency orders RBS 70 Mk II missiles from Saab for Czech Army

Swedish defence company Saab announced 14 March that the company has received an order to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS 70 man-portable air-defence system to the Army of the Czech Republic. The order...

US Special Operations Command to receive new sniper rifles

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced 11 March that the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) will purchase an undisclosed number of advanced sniper rifles from Barrett Firearms. The contract worth $49.9 million will...

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...

Qatar to order Turkish Altay main battle tanks

Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah reported 12 March that Turkey and Qatar have signed an agreement for the purchase of Turkey's first domestically produced main battle tank (MBT), the Altay. Vice Chairman of the Turkish Justice...
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