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Saab has received an order to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS 70 to the Army of the Czech Republic. The deliveries will take place in 2019. The order was placed by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), responsible for acquisitions for NATO members. The Czech Republic is a user of the RBS 70 as well as the new RBS 70 NG system, both systems are compatible...

In 2018, the SE SFTE “SpetsTechnoExport”, which is a part of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom”, delivered to Ukraine fifty BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles, the deficient for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The delivered BMPs have never been in service, and were stored at the capacities of licensed enterprises of the European Union. During 2017-2018, BMP-1 completed...

Procurement Committee of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of Latvia has decided to terminate the current procurement of light and medium high-mobility armoured four-wheel drive (4×4) tactical vehicles. After examination of Procurement Monitoring Bureau’s (PMB) findings, MoD Procurement Committee concluded that it is impossible to eliminate the identified irregularities...

The Informatics and Information Security Advanced Technologies Research Center (BİLGEM) of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has developed one of the world’s lightest mine detectors through completely domestic means. OZAN, the foldable metal mine detector developed by TÜBİTAK’s BİLGEM, which was ordered by the Presidency...

ROKETSAN has showcased its cutting edge technology products and capabilities at 2019 Kars Winter Trials. Turkish Minister of Defence, Chief of the General Staff, the Commander of the Turkish Land Forces, the Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces, the Commander of the Turkish Air Force and the Commander of the 3rd Army have visited ROKETSAN booth in addition to senior...

A batch of DT-10PM Vityaz modernized tracked carriers in the framework of the state defence order was adopted by the military representation of the Ministry of Defence of Russia. Such ten vehicles were shipped from the defence enterprise to the troops. These vehicles are designed for transportation of special cargoes in especially difficult terrain and climatic conditions....

Saab has received an order from the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Defence to expand the Czech’s instrumented Saab GAMER laser based training capability. Deliveries of the new system will start in the end of 2019 and continue during 2020. The order value is MSEK 108. With the new upgraded Tactical Training System (TSS), the Czech Army and the military police, will...

In late December, Saab received an order from the Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) on behalf of the Australian Army to update the Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System (WAVES) equipment for the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) System. The WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when the C-RAM sensors detect and identify...

Spetstechnoexport Company, that is a part of the State Concern Ukroboronprom, presented for the first time the new models of the cruise anti-ship missile system “Neptun” and high-precision multiple rocket launching system “Vilkha” at the international Defense exhibition IDEX-2019 in the UAE. The combat units for both systems were developed and produced...

On IDEX-2019 international exhibition, which is taking place in Abu-Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), the Wahash 8×8 armored personnel carrier with BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower is introduced for the first time. Wahash 8×8 armored personnel carrier with BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower is the result of cooperation between enterprises of the Ukrainian State Concern Ukroboronprom...