Category: Army

Israel wants to build its own next-generation artillery system

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems is developing a new 155mm/52 caliber fully automatic artillery system for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to replace M109 howitzers from 2023. The story was first reported by Janes, which cited an Elbit’s source. According to a report, the new artillery system, called SIGMA, is being developed via an […]

Chinese Type-96 main battle tanks arrives in Russia

Train loaded with large amounts of Chinese military hardware, including Type-96 main tanks and other heavy armored vehicles, has arrived in Russia. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Type-96 main battle tanks and soldiers of the 75th Group Army of the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) have arrived in Russia […]

U.S. Army is testing its newest remote combat vehicles

A new remote combat vehicle prototype that the U.S. Army is acquiring to navigate through the most dangerous sectors of the battlefield and engage the enemy is being tested at Fort Dix in New Jersey. According to Army Recognition, the Army is experimenting with the remote combat vehicle medium prototypes, known as RCV-Ms. The new remote […]

BAE Systems reveals new details about its OMFV concept

U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems released more details about its concept of the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV). The OMFV project is a key element of the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle modernization effort aims to ultimately replace the decades-old Bradley. According to a company news release, BAE Systems was awarded a contract […]

U.S. Army’s newest tracked vehicle undergoing rigorous testing in Arizona

The Bae systems Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is now undergoing rigorous testing at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. A post from the Yuma Proving Ground’s official Twitter account has revealed that AMPVs are undergoing reliability, availability, and maintainability testing at YPG, with each running simulated missions across road courses featuring various terrain conditions, from paved to […]

Blighter to provide target acquisition radars for combat vehicles

British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions Blighter has announced that it has been selected to provide a minimum of 25 target acquisition radars for a fleet of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). According to a company news release, the initial contract with a major European defense company will last for approximately 3-5 […]

Germany’s Leifeld refused to supply high-tech equipment to Ukraine

Germany Leifeld, located in Ahlen, refused to supply Ukraine with high-technology equipmen, the director of the LUCH Design Bureau said. Oleg Korostelov, director of leading Ukrainian defense company, said during a “Effective industry for defense” event July 16 that Leifeld refused to supply Ukraine with flow forming machines for chipless metal forming. “When we needed […]