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Russia’s new Armata tank to make international debut at IDEX 2021

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Russian next generation main battle tank will make his international debut at the 15th edition of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from Feb. 21 to 25. Russian media on Feb. 5, 2019, reported that the state-run arms broker Rosoboronexport will be showcasing the new Armata tank at […]

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U.S. Army awards contract to Oshkosh Defense to upgrade FMTV trucks

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Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a contract valued at as much as $61 million to upgrade Army’s Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. Oshkosh Defense, the defense arm of Oshkosh Corp, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for 1,081 Underbody Armor Kit upgrade kits […]

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Terrifying video shows Mexican Mi-17 crash landing

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Terrifying footage has emerged of the crash landing of a Mexican Navy Mi-17 helicopter on Saturday. Video of a Mi-17 MTV-1 Mexican Navy that was severely damaged during landing at Villahermosa-Capitan Carlos Perez Airport, Tabasco surfaced on Youtube Saturday morning. The details were given in a 17 October media release by the Mexican Navy Secretariat, […]

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Ukrainian military conducted a successful test of new Stiletto armour-piercing bullet

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The Central Armament and Military Hardware Research Institute of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has recently conducted trials test of new armour-piercing bullet developed by Ukrainian-British Stiletto Systems Ltd. company. Conducted tests demonstrated that cartridge 5.45×39 with Stiletto armor-piercing bullet is able to pierce 15 mm Armstal 500 armor plate at 100 m range with 100% expectancy. At the same time, […]

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Stiletto Systems unveils bullets capable of stopping armored vehicles

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Ukrainian-British Stiletto Systems Ltd. company has revealed to Defence Blog’s details of the new BS-13 bullet, its upgrade of ammunition for sniper and assault rifles. The new series of ammunition by Stiletto Systems is designed to support tactical level operations on the battlefield. The new ammunition is provided to penetrate all current body armor and light armored vehicles include infantry fighting […]

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New Ukrainian An-132D impresses experts at Paris Air Show 2017

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The Antonov, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom, partnered with Taqnia Aeronautics from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has unveiled the new multipurpose An-132D military transport aircraft at the Paris Air Show 2017. The new An-132D multipurpose plane-demonstrator built in Ukraine as part international cooperation with Saudi Arabia,  Canada, France, and Great Britain was presented for […]

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How and where Ukrainian modern bullet-resistant vest is made?

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On Friday, June 2, 2017, the group of «Defence Blog» representatives visited TEMP-3000 plant in Vorzel, near from Kyiv. Our journalists visited the Ukraine-based TEMP-3000 scientific-production enterprise a leader in body armor systems for more than 28 years, specialises in individual and collective body armors, body armor helmets and modular protective suits.  There were demonstrated […]

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Ukraine to develop next-generation infantry fighting vehicle

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Ukraine aims to develop a new third-generation infantry combat vehicle to replace outdated BMP-1 and BMP-2. That was reported by Secretary of the Committee on National Security and Defence of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ivan Vinnyk . Vinnyk said that Kharkiv Tractor Plant could soon join production of military equipment under order of the […]

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K9 Thunder 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer

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K9 Thunder 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer Country users : Republic of KoreaPoland Designer Company : Samsung Techwin The K9 Thunder is a 155mm / 52 calibre self-propelled howitzer developed by Samsung Techwin for the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. The howitzer is designed to provide effective and deep fire support in all kinds of theatres. Built on […]

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Kryl 6×6 155mm 6×6 self-propelled howitzer

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Kryl 6×6 155mm 6×6 self-propelled howitzer Country users :  Poland Designer Company :  HSW – Jelcz Poland At MSPO 2014, International Defense Industry Exhibition in Poland, the Polish Defense Company HSW (Huta Stalowa Wola) has unveiled for the first time to the public its new 6×6 155mm self-propelled howitzer called Kryl based on a 6×6 […]

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