Dutch Army to Upgrade Armored Howitzer and CV90 Vehicles

The heavy artillery Panzerhouwitser 2000NL self-propelled howitzer and the CV90 infantry combat vehicle are being taken care of. The so-called midlife updates (MLU) will...

Social Ills of the Russian Military: Real Non-Commissioned Officers

Recently the Russian military has instituted a new sergeants program. This program is intended to correct a Soviet era oddity. The Soviet military, when...

Army displays future of ground-vehicle technologies

While the Army All-American Bowl showcased the talents of top-ranked high school football players from across the nation, the Army displayed its top technologies...

Russia’s Special Forces get 30 Austrian sniper rifles

More than 30 Austrian-manufactured sniper rifles have been adopted for service with Russia’s Airborne Forces special task units, Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Alexander Kucherenko...

Germany will have to pull its troops from key base in Turkey

Germany has no choice but to pull its troops out of the key Turkish airbase of Incirlik, after failing to reach agreement with Ankara...

Britain’s SAS faces recruitment crisis: military chief

Britain's elite SAS is facing a recruitment crisis because the army is so overstretched that soldiers do not have time to prepare for the...

Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the...
Women in Military

US general fears military will lower standards for women

The US military will inevitably have to lower its physical requirements so more women can fill infantry and commando roles, a top general said...

Germany Orders Heavy Armored Transporters

Germany’s Bundeswehr has contracted with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles to supply it with HX 81 tractors. Thus, for the first time ever, German troops...

US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank prototypes are in the midst of developmental tests of upgrades that could extend their lives for decades to...