Venezuela; Army reinstates Israeli made Mapats ATGMS into service

Venezuela; Army reinstates Israeli made Mapats ATGMS into service

The Venezuelan Army reincorporated 48 launch pads of the IMI Systems Mapats 2 missile anti-tank system and 150 repowered missiles, after undergoing a functional recovery process. The launchers have been placed on Emsoven Tiuna 4×4 tactical vehicles. The delivery is part of the program of the central commemorative act of the 201st anniversary of the […]

Ukraine; US approves delivery of NASAMS batteries to the army

According to information published by “The Times of Israel” on June 27, 2022, during the G7 meeting, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that the United States would send to Ukraine NASAMS, medium to long range air defense missile systems. Citing information from “The Times of Israel”, the U.S. President Joe Biden will announce in the […]

France; Army negotiates US made loitering weapon buy

The head of plans of the European Army has revealed that they are already working to acquire the system with the aim of having it in six months The lessons learned in the war in Ukraine have led to the list of the purchase of defense material from different countries some equipment that until now […]

Uruguay; MoD negotiates surplus US Cyclone Class buy

Uruguayan Defense Minister Javier Garcia and Uruguayan Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Jorge Wilson held a meeting with a delegation of senior U.S. Navy military officers, led by the commander of the naval forces of the Southern Command and the U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Admiral James A. Aiken. The meeting, which took place on June 18, focused […]

Poland; Army orders locally made 600 Piorun MANPADS  

According to information published on the Twitter account of PGZ on June 23, 2022, the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) has signed a contract with the Polish Ministry of Defense for the delivery of 600 Piorun MANPADS air defense missile launcher systems as well as 3,500 missiles that will be manufactured by the Polish company Mesko. […]

Spain; MoD orders 20 more Eurofighter Typhoon/ HALCON fighter jets

According to a PR published by Airbus on June 23, 2022, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) has signed a landmark contract for the acquisition of 20 latest-generation Eurofighter jets. Known as the Halcon program, the order will cover the delivery of a fleet of E-Scan (Electronically Scanned) radar-equipped fighter aircraft consisting of […]

Argentina; FAA orders five Diamond ISR aircraft

Following the modification of the Budget Law, approved by Decree 331/2022, the Argentine Government has allocated 4,250 million pesos, 34.35 million dollars at the official exchange rate, for the acquisition of five Diamond DA42 Twin Star aircraft. Among the grounds for modifying the budget, the president of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, said that the country is […]

Poland; Army receives 70 surplus Cougar MRAPS from US

According to a tweet from Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Błaszczak on June 20, the first batch of 70 units among the 300 Cougar MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles ordered in 2021 has just arrived in Poland. The ex-U.S. Army surplus vehicles will soon be delivered to military units located in eastern Poland. The plan […]

Australia; RAAF orders AGM-88E2 missiles from US

US approves AGM-88E2 missile sale to Australia 22nd June 2022 – 14:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team The US State Department has cleared a new AARGM anti-radiation missile sale for Australia. The US State Department has approved the sale of Northrop Grumman AGM-88E2 AARGM E2 missiles to Australia in a package worth $94 […]

France; DGA awards ‘Furious’ armed UGV development contract

  The project pursues the development of advanced systems for combatants both mounted and on foot The French defense procurement agency DGA (Directorate General of Armaments) has awarded the local Safran Electronics and Defense a new “optional tranche” contract for the so-called “innovative robotic systems for mounted and disassembled combatants” Furious program. The announcement follows […]

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