Argentina; Russian offers Su-30, MiG-29 and YaK-130

Argentina; Russian offers Su-30, MiG-29 and YaK-130

The commander of the Argentine Air Force, Brigadier Major Xavier Isaac, held a meeting with the Russian ambassador to the country, Dmitry V. Feoktistov, with whom they discussed the prospects for bilateral military-technical cooperation between both nations. Russian Rosoboronexport wil offer the FAA A choice ranging from YAK-130 training aircraft to the Mig-29 and Su-30 […]

Myanmar; Army orders Russian Orlan-10E UAV

Russia has bagged its first ever contract to provide Orlan-10E drones it has been aggressively marketing for several  years. On January 22, Myanmar placed an order for Pantsir S1 anti-aircraft systems and Orlan-10E drones. According to media reports, an updated variant of Orlan-10 tactical UAV manufactured by STC,  is expected to enter service with Russia’s […]

Argentina; Competitors line up for wheeled AFV contest

The Argentine Army plans to incorporate new 6X6 or 8×8 fighting personnel carrier armored  in 2021 Currently, the Ministry of Defense is analyzing after offers: the Stryker from General Dynamics Land Systems, the Guaraní from Iveco and the VN-1 from Norinco. Russia recently has offered the BTR-80 8×8 AFV.

Spain; Civil Guard plans procurement of 93 UAVs

The General Directorate of the Civil Guard has launched a program to acquire almost a hundred remotely manned aerial systems (RPAS) before the end of this year 2021. Specifically, the plan of the Armed Institute is to incorporate a total of 93 drones. In September of last year, the Civil Guard launched a tender, through […]

Russia; Rostec develops Sotnik successor to Ratnik digital soldier

In the future, Sotnik (Centurion) would do it, a 3rd-gen combat equipment, and Rostec is preparing to create it. It will be able to compensate the collision momentum thanks to the use of special shock-absorbing means. The equipment is developed to replace Ratnik from 2025, the previous generation kit, 300,000 of which were delivered to […]

Australia; Navy orders Gemini RHIBS for Cape Class patrol ships

Sydney-based company, Britton Maritime Systems was awarded a $9 million contract to build 12 Gemini seaboats for the Australian Navy’s newest Cape-class patrol boats. Australian Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group’s head of maritime systems Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm said the contract was another example of Australian industry’s ability to support the National Naval Shipbuilding […]

Mongolia; NATO enhances military cyber defense capability

NATO has completed a multi-year project that involved enhancing Mongolia’s cyber defense capabilities. The project involved setting up a cybersecurity center for the Mongolian Armed Forces, providing specialised training and equipment and necessary technical support. The new Center and Cyber Incident Response Capability was recently inaugurated virtually by Nato deputy secretary-general Mircea Geoană and Mongolia’s […]

Peru; Air Force plans to modernize its Su-25, Mi-25 fleets

The first project is aimed at a modification of the navigation and communication system and implementation of the Air Traffic Control (ATC) system in the Su-25 aircraft This project aims to replace the navigation and communications equipment of Russian origin with other, more modern and precise, of German and North American origin. Regarding ATC, the […]

India; Army orders 1,500 anti-mine ploughs for its T-90 MBT

UK based Pearson Engineering has announced it won a contract to supply over 1,500 Track Width Mine Ploughs (TWMP) to the Indian Ministry of Defence. The order, which will see the Pearson plough integrated with the T-90S/SK tank, will be delivered in partnership with BEML Limited. With previous experience in integrating counter-mine capabilities with the […]

Turkey; Arms exports decline 15% in 2020

Turkey’s defense and aerospace exports stood at $2.3 billion in 2020, marking a 14.8 percent decline in comparison to 2019, official figures have revealed. The Turkish Exporters’ Assembly, or TIM in its Turkish acronym, said disruption in production, supply and logistics processes due to restrictions imposed over the coronavirus pandemic caused the fall in exports. […]

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