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Armored Ground Vehicles Could Sprint, Dodge And Shield Their Way Out Of Danger

Armored Ground Vehicles Could Sprint, Dodge And Shield Their Way Out Of Danger

One of the key goals of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program is improving the survivability of ground-based armored fighting vehicles by increasing vehicle agility. Vehicle agility involves the ability to autonomously avoid incoming threats, either by rapidly moving out […]


Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany’s Economy Ministry has approved plans by defense group Rheinmetall to deliver an armored vehicle assembly plant to Algeria. Rheinmetall’s delivery to Algeria includes a production line to assemble the Fuchs armored vehicle, as well as other parts valued at […]


Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine’s acting defense minister described the combat readiness of the country’s armed forces as “unsatisfactory” in his report to the acting president, a source familiar with the report told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. Ukrainian media reported over the weekend that […]


Denel and Patria Sign Agreement On Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to South Africa

Denel and Patria Sign Agreement On Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to South Africa

Denel Land Systems and Patria have signed an agreement regarding Patria AMV 8×8 armoured wheeled vehicle serial production and delivery to South Africa. The agreement includes 238 vehicles, out of which 5 pre-series vehicles have already been delivered during the […]


Russia Tests New Amphibious Armored Vehicle

Russia Tests New Amphibious Armored Vehicle

A new amphibious armored personnel carrier (APC), the BTR-82AM, is undergoing a series of trials at the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s naval infantry facility in Sevastopol, fleet spokesman Capt. 1St Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev said on Thursday. During the trials, the […]


Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria Delivers Next Generation Armoured Wheeled Vehicles to Sweden

Patria delivered the first Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This was the first delivery of altogether 113 Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces, based on the agreement signed with […]


Iraq Accuses Ukraine of Selling Inferior Armored Vehicles

Iraq Accuses Ukraine of Selling Inferior Armored Vehicles

A senior Iraqi lawmaker on Thursday accused Ukraine of delivering low-quality armored personnel carriers and breaching the delivery terms of a contract signed in 2009. “A probe into Ukrainian arms deliveries to Iraq revealed corruption with regard to Part 3 […]


Saudi Arabia mulls German tank deal: report

Saudi Arabia mulls German tank deal: report

Saudi Arabia is planning to buy 30 German Dingo 2 armored vehicles worth about 100 million euros, Bild am Sonntag reported in its Sunday edition. Quoting sources close to the talks on a deal, the paper said Riyadh could eventually […]


Saudi Arabia Keen to Buy German Armored Vehicles

Saudi Arabia Keen to Buy German Armored Vehicles

Saudi Arabia has officially asked about purchasing several hundred Germany armored fighting vehicles, the magazine Spiegel reports. The inquiry was discussed at a secret meeting of the German Federal Security Council. The Federal Security Council considered the transaction on Monday, […]


 
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