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Regional Defense & Security News

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) has chosen the Allison Transmission 3000 Series for its latest range of armoured vehicles. KPE currently produces or plans to produce the Arlan AWV (armoured wheel vehicle) 4×4; the Nomad AWV 4х4 and the Barys APC (armoured personnel carrier) 6х6 and 8х8. Each is mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) and equipped with a Cummins...

Today, at the Patriot Park Congress and Exhibition Center, the Ministry of Defence of Russia, within the framework of voluntary transparency, held a special briefing for foreign military attaches on the 9M729 missile. The participants of the event were shown the missile for the first time (the 9M729 cruise missile of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system),...

24 January Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of short range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr” to enhance the operational efficiency of Army Strategic Forces Command besides re-validating the desired technical parameters. This training exercise involved launching of quad salvo for desired effects. Nasr is a high precision, shoot and scoot Weapon...

Building on its successful Software Defined Radio (SDR) products, Codan Communications has developed its latest manpack, the Sentry-H 6110-MP, one of the smallest and lightest tactical manpacks in the market. It complements Codan’s other SDR communications and data interoperability products to specifically address the tactical defense market. Codan has worked extensively...

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FNSS completed all preparations to attend IDEX 2019, which will held in Abu Dhabi, capital of United Arab Emirates. Anti-Tank Remote Turret (ARCT), Pars III 8×8 with SABER-25 Turret and TEBER-30 Turret System will be displayed at hall 10; stand number C-5 where FNSS stand is located. FNSS developed ARCT for the Turkish Land Forces Anti-Tank Vehicles (ATV) Program. ARCT...

Otokar, leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for tactical vehicles, attends Shield Africa, International Security & Defence exhibition in Côte d’Ivoire, between 21st & 24th January. Otokar, a Koc Group Company, with over 30 years of experience in military vehicles, participates in Shield Africa International Security & Defence...

A ceremony of the transfer of military technical assistance from Russia to Kyrgyzstan with the participation of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov took place on the Old Square on January 15. Russian Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Andrei Krutko introduced the equipment to the president. The military-technical assistance came in the framework of the implementation of the agreement...

Heckler & Koch has been entrusted by the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency with the Supply of HK416 Assault Rifle Sets for their Norwegian Armed Forces. The supply order will run over 36 months, beginning in 2019 and has an overall value of approximately 22 million Euro. The Norwegian Armed Forces was the first customer to adopt the HK416 in the year 2007. The HK416...

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree to establish the Azersilah Open Joint Stock Company on Jan. 14. The company is being established on the basis of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense Industry. The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense Industry will continue to work until the state registration of Azersilah OJSC. Azersilah OJSC is a commercial legal entity...