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Armor Technology 2014

Armor Technology 2014 forum provides armor professionals an insight into the latest trends in combat survivability and force protection. The forum is providing the...

Ukraine to Deliver 110 Battle Tank Engines to Pakistan

Ukraine state-run arms exporter Ukrspetsstroi will deliver 110 tank powerplants, engines and related parts to Pakistan, under a $50 million contract. Kharkov-based Malyshev Plant,...

Main Battle Tanks Moving East

With the world’s largest armies (except China and India) have ceased procurement of Main Battle Tanks (MBT), third world countries are becoming more dominant customers for this weapon category. Ukraine T-84, Russian T-90 and Chinese MBT2000 are all in production while western tanks are sold second hand to Asian armies at bargain price

Switzerland Transfers 12 Leopard 2s to Canada

Implementing the Armed Forces 95 and Armed Forces XXI programs, Switzerland is phasing out some of its heavy armor units. As part of this...

T-95 Main Battle Tanks & Tank Support Vehicles to Augment Russian...

In 2009 the Russian Army is scheduled to receive a new main battle tank, claimed to be superior to existing designs. The new tank...

Canada Acquires 120 Leopard 2 Tanks from German, Dutch Surplus

The Canadian Army is acquiring 100 Leopard II tanks, to be delivered from Dutch and Dutch army surplus. The purchase is a change of...

Korea Unveils Main Battle Tank to Competing for Turkish Program

The Republic of Korea is planning to field new XK2 tanks in 2011, gradually replacing the K1 tanks current in service. ADD is one...

IDF Continues Merkava Mk 4 Evolution

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 1 of 5 > Merkava tanks of all types, and particularly the new Merkava Mk4 are facing a serious challenge...

Merkava Mk 4 – Promising Export Potential

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 5 of 5 > The Merkava tank program started in 1970 after the IDF was forced to consider an alternative...

Merkava Mk 4 – Optronics and BMS

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 3 of 5 > In addition to the machine guns, all weapons and sensors are linked to the Battle Management System...

A Brief History of the Merkava Tank

The development of an indigenous Israeli tank began in 1970, after plans to locally produce the British Chieftain tank were cancelled by the UK,...

120FER – 120mm Low-Recoil Gun

The French company GIAT is developing a low-recoil 120mm gun to equip future air transportable armored fighting vehicles weighing around 18 tons. The 120...

Condition Based Maintenance to Support US Army Combat Vehicle Fleet

The US Army will field a comprehensive "enterprise level" maintenance information system for its ground combat vehicle fleet. The system will integrate existing test...

120mm Stun Cartridge (SC) for Tank Gun

IMI introduced a stun cartridge, specially developed to enable tanks to use their main guns in deterrence, without risking the large number of casualties...
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