Russia; MoD orders S-500 SAM

Russia; MoD orders S-500 SAM

Russian Ministry of Defense placed an order with Almaz-Antey for ten S-500 missile systems. “Russian defense ministry signed a contract with VKO Almaz-Antey on shipment of over 10 Prometey systems to the Aerospace forces. Serial shipments will begin in the first half of 2022,” a source in the military-industrial complex was quoted as saying by […]

Ukraine; Navy order two Ada Class Corvettes from Turkey

A December 2020 deal between Turkey and Ukraine for the sale of an unknown batch of Turkish-built corvettes has turned out to involve two vessels. Ukraine’s consul general in Istanbul, Alexander Haman, said on a Turkish television show that the deal covered two Ada-class corvettes to be co-produced by Turkey’s state-controlled defense technologies company STM […]

Poland; MoD awards PGZ with Miecznik Frigates contract

According to information published by the Polish Ministry of Defense on July 27, 2021, in the Naval Shipyard Gdynia, an agreement was signed between the Polish Armament Inspectorate and the PGZ-Miecznik Consortium for the delivery of three frigates for the Polish Navy as part of the Miecznik program. Earlier on May 14 this year, the […]

Germany; Air Force orders HADR missile defense radars

Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has purchased new long-range radars manufactured by Hensoldt and Elta Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The contract calls for the delivery and installation of four long-range radars as part of the “Hughes Air Defence Radar Nachfolgesystem” (HADR NF) programme. The […]

India; Navy launches UUV development program

Indian naval operations, underwater domain awareness (UDA) is one of the most critical areas for the force, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh said on 23 July. Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Adm Ashok Kumar said that to exploit the potential of unmanned technologies and platforms, the Navy had approved an “unmanned […]

Philippines; Japan shipyard launches multi role vessel for the Coast Guard

According to pictures published by the Philippine Coast Guard Twitter account on July 26, 2021, Japanese company Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has launched a new 94-meter multi-role response vessel (MRRV) for the Coast Guard of the Philippines. The multi-role response vessel (MRRV) is the first vessel of two that Mitsubishi will supply to the Philippine Coast Guard […]

Finland; Army launches CV90 life extension program

BAE Systems has signed a contract with Finland to upgrade the Finnish Army’s fleet of CV90s. The agreement, worth up to $32 million USD with options, includes a mid-life extension program to increase the vehicles’ combat efficiency for the future battlefield. The CV9030FIN prototype and test series vehicles will be upgraded first, with the remaining […]

Nicaragua; Russia & Taiwan donates helicopter, military vehicles, rescue equipment  

Russia and Taiwan donated a helicopter and other emergency equipment to the Nicaraguan Army and the Naval Force. In the Russian case, a Mi-8MTV-1 helicopter, specially designed for firefighting, was delivered, as well as vehicles and other equipment, while the Taiwanese donation focused on maritime rescue equipment. The military chief detailed the donated equipment: a […]

Vietnam; Coast Guard commissions ex-US CG cutter

According to VnExpress ,July 24, 2021, the Vietnam Coast Guard ship CSB 8021 arrived in Vietnam after being in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Hamilton-class former U.S. Coast Guard cutter is the second vessel of this class given to the Vietnam Coast Guard by the United States government. The U.S. Coast Guard officially transferred CSB 8021, formerly […]

Bangladesh; Navy eyes buy of Turkish missile Frigates

The Frigates have been designed to perform anti-air as well as anti-surface warfare missions Bangladesh Navy, which is looking to buy new frigates, may procure Istanbul-class frigates from Turkish company STM, despite offers from China, Netherlands and Italy, according to defseca.com. In that case, a contract has to be signed between the governments of the […]

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