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Rheinmetall Ups Tank Firepower with new 130mm Gun

The new 130 mm gun is a precondition for the future tank, known as 'Main Ground Combat System' (MGCS) being developed by Germany. MGCS...

Polish-German Consortium to Upgrade 128 Leopard 2A4s MBTs

The German Rheinmetall company outlined today its role in the overhaul and upgrade of 128 Leopard 2 main Battle Tanks for the Polish military, a program expected to yield the consortium of companies nearly €220 million.

Korea to bolster its land forces with 100 new Black Panther...

The Korean automotive industrial giant Hyundai Rotem Co. has signed a contract worth US$820.29 million (901.5 billion won) with the Korean Defense Acquisition and Procurement Agency (DAPA) to deliver the first 100 'Black Panther' K2 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) to the South Korean Army.

Iraq to receive M-1A1, Armored HMMWVs worth $3 billion

Washington plans to equip the Iraqi Army with 175 M-1A1 Main Battle Tanks to equip an armoured brigade. The package also includes a thousand up-armored HMMWVs The new arms transfer package is worth US$3 billion.

KMW upgrades former Dutch Leopard 2s for the German Army

The German Army has received the first modernized Leopard 2A7 Main Battle Tank (MBT) upgraded by the original manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. Delivered on December 10, 2014 , the tank was the first of a batch of 20 former Dutch MBTs to be upgraded for the German Army.

DRDO Develops Self propelled Gun Based on the Arjun Tank

Among the new artillery pieces on show at Defexpo 2014 is a new Arjun Mk1 chassis matched with a Russian built M-46 130mm self...

Finland is Buying Dutch Leopards for €200 Million

Finland and the Netherlands have agreed to transfer most of the remaining stock of Dutch Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) to Finland over...

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...

Syrian Conflict Could Win Ankara a Saudi Order for Altay Main...

Turkey’s defense industry may sell hundreds of new generation Altay battle tanks (video) to Saudi Arabia, as the two countries show a common understanding...

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

ECP – Another Upgrade for the Abrams Tank

In September 2012 GDLS was awarded a contract worth $395 million to support the first phase of Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) for the M-1A2 SEPv2 Abrams tank upgrade, the initial phase includes research, development and testing. The work includes miniaturization of electronics, through line replaceable module (LRM)- based electronics architecture and increasing electrical generation capacity, distribution and management.

Russia Plans to Field the T-99, a Radically New Main Battle...

The Russian Army is planning to begin modernize its armored and mechanized forces beginning in 2015, fielding a new family of vehicles comprising the new Armata main battle tank, Kurganets-25 armored infantry fighting vehicles, and various support platforms.

After Saudi-Arabia, Qatar is also Interested in German Leopard 2 Tanks

The emirate of Qatar has expressed interest in buying up to 200 Leopard 2 tanks, the german magazine Der SPIEGEL wrote. It is not...

Research: Armored Vehicles Market to Shrink by one Billion US$ over...

Market research company ICD predicts the global market for armored and counter IED vehicles which was valued at US$25.1 billion in 2011 will decline...
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