Venezuela  & Colombia to revive bilateral military relations

Venezuela  & Colombia to revive bilateral military relations

The announcement was made by Venezuela’s defense minister during the swearing-in of high military authorities The People’s Power Minister for the Defense of Venezuela, General in Chief (Army) Vladimir Padrino López, announced that he had received instructions from President Nicolás Maduro, to contact his Colombian counterpart, Iván Velásquez Gómez, in order to restore military relations […]

Thailand; Navy mulls Chinese CHD620 diesel engine for the Yuan class submarine

According to information published by Bangkok Post on August 10, 2022, the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) could accept the Chinese-made CHD620 engine for the S26T Yuan-class submarine. The Yuan class submarine is a class of diesel-electric submarine in China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy. It is China’s first AIP-powered submarine and is presumed to be one […]

Malaysia; US Navy delivers first upgraded CN-235 aircraft  

According to information published by the U.S. DoD on August 3, 2022, the U.S. Navy delivered the first of three Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) CN-235 military transport aircraft converted to a maritime patrol platform. This comes just three-and-a-half years after the U.S. signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance to begin increasing the capability […]

Brazil; Army request Javelin ATGM from US

Brazil seeks sale of Javelin missiles and CLUs from US The FMS will boost Brazilian Army’s capabilities to meet future threats by increasing anti-armour capacity. The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Javelin missiles and associated equipment to Brazil. The sale has also been […]

Australia; MoD reveals electric Bushmaster

Bushmaster Goes Green Army is looking to the future, unveiling an ‘electric Bushmaster’; the electric Protected Military Vehicle (ePMV). Assistant Minister for Defence the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP said the ePMV was a key part of Army’s efforts to become Future Ready. “We have seen great success “This ePMV brings the benefits of electric vehicles […]

Turkey; Army orders BOYGA UAV armed with mortar

 Local STM continues its activities under the leadership of the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB), and has delivered yet another mini UAV that will support Turkish soldiers in the field. As one of the leading companies in Turkey’s tactical mini-UAV sector, STM has successfully completed the acceptance tests of BOYGA, a Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle […]

Spain; Army incorporates its first armed UGV

The Spanish Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received its first THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) from Estonia based Milrem Robotics. The Spanish MoD’s Directorate General of Armament and Material awarded the contract to Madrid-based firm Paukner Group – Milrem Robotics’ representative in Spain. The vehicle was acquired under the aegis of the Spanish MoD’s Scorpion […]

Uruguay; Brazil plans to donate M108 howitzers and Urutu APC

Brazil to donate 10 M108 self-propelled howitzers and 11 armoured vehicles to Uruguay The donation of the means of combat is part of the policy of international cooperation with the Mercosur countries The Plenary of the Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress of Brazil approved, last Thursday, August 4, a project that authorizes the […]

Egypt; Navy interested in German anti-torpedo solution

According to information published by Tactical Report on August 9, 2022, the Egyptian Naval Forces are reportedly in talks with the company ThyssenKrupp to acquire SeaSpider Anti-Torpedo-Torpedo (ATT). “Hardkill” in this sense means a defense system that actively targets the incoming threat torpedo independent of its type or homing functionality with the aim of destroying […]

Argentina; Air Force receives upgraded EMB-312 Tucano and third Huron

 On  August 5, at the Aeroparque Military Air Station, the Ministry of Defense together with the Argentine Air Force made the official presentation of the third Beechcraft TC-12B Hurón aircraft and the first modernized Embraer EMB-312 Tucano in the Río Material Area IV. The ceremony was presided over by the Minister of Defense, Jorge Taiana, […]

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