Category: Belarus

Belarus to showcase new light armoured vehicle at IDEX 2021

Belarus’ special chassis maker MZKT will showcase its new light armoured 5-seater vehicle MZKT-490101 during the upcoming International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) weapons expo in Dubai. Light armoured vehicle MZKT-490101 is all-wheel drive; it has a 4×4 wheel arrangement and steering wheels of the first axle. The carrying capacity is 1,800 kg. The new […]

Belarus will receive new Mi-35 attack helicopters from Russia

Four Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters will arrive for the Air Force and Air Defence Forces of the Republic of Belarus in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to sources in the Belarusian Defense Ministry. Minister of Defense Viktor Khrenin in an interview with state-run TV channel Belarus-1 also confirmed that Belarus signed contract with Russia’s […]

Russia delivers Su-30 fighters with French-made advanced avionics to Belarus

Russia has delivered a batch of Sukhoi Su-30SM Flanker multirole fighter jets to Belarus with French-made advanced avionics. Multiple news outlets reported that Belarus has received new Su-30SM twin-seat fighter aircraft equipped with an advanced Man-Machine-Interface system developed by the Thales. The fighter jets were designed by Sukhoi Design Bureau on order from the  Ministry […]

U.S. Army M1 Abrams tanks spotted in Lithuanian forest near Belarus border

U.S. Army M1 Abrams main battle tanks, HMMWVs and other tactical military vehicles were spotted in Lithuanian forest in the training area Pabrade, 15 km from the Belarusian-Lithuanian border, according to multiple reports. According to a recent Army service news release, U.S. troops and tanks have arrived in Lithuania for deployment to support Lithuanian land forces with […]