Israel; Gabriel 5 missile ratified to arm Sa’ar 6-class Corvettes

Israel; Gabriel 5 missile ratified to arm Sa’ar 6-class Corvettes

According to a tweet published by the Israeli MoD on September 21, 2022, to the Israeli Navy, and IAI successfully completed a “Gabriel 5” Anti-Ship missile test as part of the operationalization process of “MAGEN” ships. Gabriel is a family of sea-skimming anti-ship missiles manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The initial variant of the […]

Myanmar; Russia to supply Su-30M fighters to the Air Force

Myanmar Air Force will receive several new Russian Su-30SM multirole fighter jets soon, Deputy Minister of Information of Myanmar Zaw Min Tun said. The official said that Prime Minster of Myanmar Min Aung Hlaing inspected the production and trials of the aircraft at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant in Siberia during a visit to Russia. According […]

Ukraine; Biden administration mulls supply of MBTs to the army   

According to Joseph Trevithick in The War Zone, a senior U.S. defense official said on September 19 that there is a definite possibility that the U.S. government could transfer unspecified tanks to the Ukrainian armed forces in the future. The remarks from the senior U.S. defense official about tanks for Ukraine were included in a […]

Colombia; President Petro approves relaunch program to buy new fighter jets

Colombian President Gustavo Petro has reactivated the process to acquire new fighter jets to replace the country’s aging Kfir fleet. Petro’s decision may come as a surprise given his stance earlier this year on the campaign trail, when he said the purchase of combat aircraft or other military hardware would not be a priority during […]

Belgium. Netherlands; NS50 radar ordered for future MCMV

Through this contract for its NS50 radar, Thales is proud to serve both the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands through the next generation MCMV contract with Kership – a joint venture between Naval Group and Piriou. The NS50 radar introduces a complete and high level of self-protection capability against air and surface threats for […]

Ukraine; Germany will supply four more PzH2000 howitzers to the army

After several weeks of hesitation, the German government granted Ukraine’s request for additional artillery systems: Germany will supply Ukraine with four more PanzerHaubitze PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers together with an additional ammunition package, the German Defence ministry said on Monday, September 19. Last July, the German government approved the sale of 100 self-propelled howitzers to […]

Brazil; Navy& AF order 27 H125 training helicopters

The Brazilian armed forces, through the Combat Aircraft Programme Coordinating Committee (COPAC), have acquired 27 single engine H125 helicopters to boost the training capacity of the The H125 will be produced in the H125 final assembly line located in Itajubá, Brazil at Helibras’ factory where the H225Ms for the Brazilian armed forces are also assembled. […]

Luxembourg; Army orders 80 CLRVs vehicles

The Luxembourg Government has announced plans to purchase 80 command liaison and reconnaissance vehicles (CLRVs) for its Army through the Nato Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). Apart from enabling Luxembourg to acquire the vehicles, the NSPA will also support CLRV fleet life-cycle support requirements up to end-of-service-life. The latest move seeks to replace the protected […]

Uruguay; Brazil grants surplus EE-11 APCs and M108 105mm SP guns

The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, signed law 14.449/22 that authorizes the transfer to Uruguay of ten M-108 105 mm autoropropellated howitzers and 11 Engesa EE-11 Urutu armored vehicles. In this way, the negotiations initiated more than a year ago are concluded. The armored vehicles will be transferred to the Brazilian city of Santana do […]

Estonia; MoD plans to acquire medium-range air defense operational by 2025

According to the Minister of Defence Hanno Pevkur in a statement published on September 19, following the government’s budget negotiations, a decision has been made to allocate funds to mid-range air defence that will allow an operational system by 2025. “Mid-range air defence was one of my priorities and I am very glad that the […]

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