Russia’s new fighting vehicle spotted at assembly line
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by Dylan Malyasov
5h ago
The production of the Kurganets-25 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) has been spotted in the assembly lines of the Kurgan Machine-Building Plant (KMZ). The new fighting vehicle was revealed through a photo taken inside the factory, showing the new Kurganets-25’s hull alongside the BMD-4M vehicles currently being produced. The Kurganets-25, which debuted during the 2015 Victory […] The post Russia’s new fighting vehicle spotted at assembly line first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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French-made armored vehicles endure Russian airstrike in Ukraine
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by Dylan Malyasov
5h ago
French-made VAB armored personnel carriers (APCs), recently delivered to Ukrainian forces as part of military aid, have withstood a targeted strike by a Russian guided aerial bomb. Despite sustaining extensive damage, the vehicles remained operational and managed to evacuate from the strike zone under their own power. The attack occurred at a location where several […] The post French-made armored vehicles endure Russian airstrike in Ukraine first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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US conducts successful hypersonic test bed flight experiment
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by Dylan Malyasov
12h ago
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced the successful flight of its Hypersonic Test Bed (HTB-1) in a recent experiment aimed at advancing hypersonic technology. The test, conducted in collaboration with various partners, marks a significant milestone in the development of affordable platforms for hypersonic experiments. During the test, HTB-1 was launched into hypersonic flight, […] The post US conducts successful hypersonic test bed flight experiment first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Canada’s Roshel weighs making armored vehicles in Poland
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by Dylan Malyasov
13h ago
Canadian armored vehicles manufacturer Roshel is to consider a production site in Poland, according to Defence24. Roshel is considering establishing a production facility in Poland to meet the growing demand for its armored vehicles in Europe, according to Roshel CEO Roman Shimonov in a Defence24 report published Friday. The company, known for its Senator family […] The post Canada’s Roshel weighs making armored vehicles in Poland first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Canada sends modern ACSV armored vehicles to Ukraine
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by Colton Jones
13h ago
The first four of 50 armored vehicles being built at General Dynamics Land Systems’ (GDLS) plant in London, Ontario, are set to be shipped to Ukraine. This announcement was made during an event attended by Canadian government officials, GDLS executives, and employees. The vehicles, part of a broader commitment made last September, include ambulance-variant Armoured […] The post Canada sends modern ACSV armored vehicles to Ukraine first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Hanwha to showcase Chunmoo rocket launcher at Eurosatory
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by Colton Jones
13h ago
South Korea’s leading aerospace and defense company, Hanwha Aerospace, will unveil its Chunmoo Multiple Rocket Launcher System (MRLS) at Eurosatory 2024, held from June 17-21. The Chunmoo MRLS is a sophisticated rocket artillery system designed to fire various types of rockets and missiles, offering tactical flexibility and precision. It can launch two different caliber rockets […] The post Hanwha to showcase Chunmoo rocket launcher at Eurosatory first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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IrvinGQ to unveil new aerial delivery system at Eurosatory
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by Colton Jones
13h ago
At Eurosatory 2024, IrvinGQ will introduce the SRBC (Système de Ravitaillement à Bas Coût), a cutting-edge aerial delivery system designed to enhance logistical operations with its cost-effectiveness and reliability. The SRBC, a single-use gravity airdrop system, can deliver payloads up to 1 ton, integrating seamlessly with the Unicross 2200 parachute for dependable performance. The SRBC’s […] The post IrvinGQ to unveil new aerial delivery system at Eurosatory first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Russia targets Ukrainian airbase with new type of cruise missiles
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by Dylan Malyasov
3d ago
Russia has begun using its latest long-range Kh-101 cruise missiles equipped with cluster warheads to strike remote enemy airfields, aiming to destroy exposed aircraft and support vehicles. The latest attack targeted an airbase in the Kyiv region. The new type of Kh-101 missiles, capable of traveling thousands of kilometers, pose a severe challenge to Ukraine’s […] The post Russia targets Ukrainian airbase with new type of cruise missiles first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Netherlands acquires new mortar systems
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by Colton Jones
3d ago
The Dutch Ministry of Defense has announced the acquisition of 120mm mortar systems based on the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle, provided by the Swedish manufacturer BAE Hägglunds. The Ministry said in a release that the first systems are expected by 2028. The 120mm mortars will replace the currently used 81mm mortars, offering a longer range […] The post Netherlands acquires new mortar systems first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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Rheinmetall and Lockheed Martin develop new rocket launcher
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by Colton Jones
3d ago
German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall and Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin are set to jointly unveil their Global Mobile Artillery Rocket System (GMARS) at the Eurosatory 2024 defense exhibition. Designed to meet the evolving needs of the modern battlefield, GMARS offers precise and cost-effective fire support missions extending up to 400 kilometers. The GMARS system […] The post Rheinmetall and Lockheed Martin develop new rocket launcher first appeared on Defence Blog ..read more
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