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1,600 Indian T-72s Slated for Night Vision Upgrades

The Indian Army, having long suffered from deficiencies in night fighting electro-optical equipment, is set to make up critical deficiencies. Thousands of thermal imagers for T-72 tanks and night sights for hundreds of thousands of assault rifles and carbines are on the horizon

Rheinmetall Defence Displays Two Marder Upgrades

Above: Upgraded Marder APC. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update // // Main battle tanks and infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) as well as wheeled armored combat vehicles continue...

France, Russia Warming Defense Relations

With the warming relations between east and west, particularly France and Italy, the Russian display at Eurosatory is expected to be the largest ever....

Russia Testing Italian Centauro Wheeled Tanks

Russia is testing Italy's Centauro ‘wheeled tank’ and considering building it under license. The company has already delivered two Centauro vehicles, the original design with the 105mm gun and another fitted with a Russian 125mm cannon.

GDLS Selected to develop Namer Armored Personal Carriers for Israel

Israel's Defense Ministry has awarded General Dynamics a contract to build 600 Namer (leopard in Hebrew) armored personnel carriers (APC) over the next eight...

IMI Delivers the last of 170 Upgraded M-60A1 to the Turkish...

Israel Military Industries (IMI) has delivered the last of 170 upgraded M-60A1 tanks to the Turkish Army. April 7, 2010, at an official ceremony...

Market for Over 7,600 New Tanks is Expected in the Next...

The tank is not dead. In its annual analysis “The Market for Tanks,” the Forecast International (FI) Weapons Group projects that the international market...

Tank Crews will be able to ‘Check Six” with new Rear...

US Army tank crews will soon be able to 'watch their back' using new rear-view cameras to be delivered by BAE Systems. The Driver’s...

India Waives Local Assembly, Buy T-90C from Russia

// // India considers buying additional Russian made T-90Cs, while delaying production of the locally assembled. India considers buying 300 upgraded T-90C tanks to...

The Merits of a Four-Tank Platoon in Urban Combat

Start < Page 6 of 6 > In most modern armies, the standard post WWII five tank platoon organization has been changed to either four or three...

Merkava Mk 4 – Firepower Improvements

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 2 of 5 > Further improving the crew and commander's operational capability under armor protection, the commander's position has been...

Merkava Mk-4 Detailed

Merkava Mk4 represents the third evolutionary phase of the Merkava program. The Mk-4 is equipped with a 120 mm gun but the new gun is...

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...
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