Russian engineers design fifth-generation tank

http://www.gateway2russia.com/, Kubinka, Moscow Region: A new generation tank is being designed in Russia. It is expected to become the basic combat system for a...

Russian army to get 14 T-90 tanks in 2004

http://www.itar-tass.com, MOSCOW: The Russian Armed Forces will get 14 T-90 tanks in 2004, head of the Defense Ministry

General Dynamics Awarded $22 Mn Contract to Modify M1A2 Abrams SEP Tanks

General Dynamics Land Systems, STERLING HEIGHTS: The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General...

China-Jordan ties to be developed

http://news.xinhuanet.com, BEIJING: China and Jordan should work together to expand bilateral exchanges and cooperation, said Chinese Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan here Monday. Cao, also...

German army worried by increasing number of fat soldiers

AFP, HAMBURG, Germany: The German army has discovered that more and more of its rank-and-file soldiers are unable to keep up the pace because...

Infantry soldiers to be armed with new portable anti-tank weapon over 2 years

AFP, SINGAPORE : The Singapore Armed Forces has a new portable anti-tank weapon, called the MATADOR.It is a compact and lightweight weapon that is...

After 30-Year Wait, India Rejects Arjun for Combat

www.DefenseNews.com, After waiting 30 years for its indigenously designed Arjun main battle tank, the Indian Army has decided the tank is too heavy for...

Israeli army set to unveil stink bomb

Agencies, JERUSALEM: The Israeli army is set to unveil a new weapon designed to get under the noses of Palestinians - a massive stink...

Portuguese army once more wants the EC635T1 helicopter

, After having cancelled in 2002 the acquisition of nine EC635T1 military light helicopters from Eurocopter company, for lack of certification of some weapon...

India's Battle Tanks Arjun Operationally Useless

pakistantimes.net, NEW DELHI: India's defence production authorities handed over the first batch of first five "indigenously-developed" Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to the Indian...