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Despite Aging Design, BTR-80 Remains A Ubiquitous Warhorse

Bumerang APC

On May 9, 2015, at the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow, the Russian military formally unveiled the first prototype models of its long-gestating Bumerang 8×8 wheeled armored vehicle platform. The Bumerang’s completely revamped hull configuration and emphasis on modular […]


Production of New Russian Airborne AFVs to Start In June

Serial production of Russia’s new airborne combat vehicles BMD-4M and Rakushka armored personnel carriers will be launched on June 1, Russian Airborne Forces Commander Vladimir Shamanov told TASS on Wednesday. “Ten BMD-4M vehicles and 10 armoured personnel carriers (Rakushka) have […]


Nigerian Army Deploys Inkas Armored Vehicles

Inkas Armored Vehicle

The Nigerian Army stationed a new fleet of armored personnel carriers (APCs) supplied by Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing into service. Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is a leading Canadian-based company that specializes in the production of security transportation solutions. The APCs […]


Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of ten US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide “lethal” aid to Kiev. Dressed in camouflage, the Ukraine leader thanked Washington for the […]


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 […]


 
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