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Ukrainian army artillery unit take part in U.S.-led multinational exercise

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The artillery unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the basis of the 26th Artillery Brigade began the active phase of the international exercise in Exercise Dynamic Front 21 at the training ground of the Artillery and Armament Training Center in Torun, Republic of Poland. Exercise Dynamic Front 21 is a multinational exercise conducted […]

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Russia denies aggressive intentions that Ukraine fears

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Senior Russian politicians have denied his country has any aggressive intentions in relation to Ukraine, saying that all its large-scale military exercises are aimed only at strengthening the country’s defense. Earlier this week, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that Russian diplomats in Moscow and Vienna have been calling on partners not to distort […]

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Bell UH-1D has been retired from Bundeswehr after 53 years of service

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The German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) has officially retired the Bell UH-1D helicopter from its fleet, after more than 53 years of service. The UH-1D helicopter of Bundeswehr search and rescue service soared above Holzdorf for the last time at a retirement ceremony for the aircraft in the presence of Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, April 12, […]

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Rheinmetall assembles team to bid for future German air defense system

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German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has assembled a team with Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG of Überlingen and Hensoldt Sensors GmbH of Taufkirchen to cooperate in a special partnership known as an “Arbeitsgemeinschaft” (ARGE). Under the framework of ARGE NNbS, the three companies will submit a tender for the future German short-range and very short-range […]

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German Armed Forces’ search and rescue service receives seventh H145 helicopter

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Airbus Helicopters announced on Friday that it has handed over the seventh and last H145 for the search and rescue (SAR) service of the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) on time. The previously delivered helicopters are used for training and field testing and […]

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Latest version of Germany’s Puma combat vehicle just hit a major milestone

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The German armed forces have reported that its latest version of the Puma infantry fighting vehicle just hit a major milestone. On Thursday, Christian Thiels announced on its Twitter account that German Land Forces reporting that Puma infantry fighting vehicle in Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF)-version officially ready for battle. “The integrated system […]

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U.S. State Department approves possible $1.77 billion sale of P-8A aircraft to Germany

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The U.S. military’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the Pentagon’s top arms broker, issued a press release on March 12, 2021, that announced that the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Germany of P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The U.S. State Department has cleared a possible $1.77 […]

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Germany to add Israeli active protection system to is Leopard-2 tanks

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Israel’s Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that the German Federal Ministry of Defense signed and signed a government-to-government (G2G) agreement to supply Israeli designed Trophy active protection system for their fleet of Leopard-2 main battle tanks. Within the agreement, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will supply Trophy Active Defense System (ADS) to equip 17 Leopard-2 […]

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German Armed Forces to receive upgraded armored command vehicles

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The German Armed Forces, or Bundeswehr, will receive upgraded Boxer-series armored command vehicles, according to a Rheinmetall news release. On Thursday, German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has announced that it is currently bringing another 27 Boxer command vehicles of the Bundeswehr up to the latest A2 standard. As noted by the company, Germany’s Federal Office for […]

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U.S. Army flows newest combat vehicles into Europe

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The U.S. Army has announced that the 2d Cavalry Regiment (2CR) has received the Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at Rose Barracks, Germany. The new combat vehicles will replace the  High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, more commonly known as a Humvee, and provides 2CR a vehicle with improved armor, a more powerful engine and increased durability. […]

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