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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has viewed a newly built Tufan (originaly name Saar-62 OPV) type border guard ship, and military hardware, weapons and ammunition at the Shipyard and Repair Center of the Coast Guard of the State Border Service. Chairman of the State Border Service, Colonel-General Elchin Guliyev reported to President Ilham Aliyev. Elchin...

Fire-range testing of 125 mm tank ammunition designed by Ministry of Defence Industry of Azerbaijan Republic (MODIAR) have been conducted. The testing were held with participation of MODIAR specialists, MOD battle equipment and personnel. During the process the ammunition was fired from T-90S tank to test the ballistic specifications of 125 mm battle tank ammunition. The...

The Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, colonel-general Zakir Hasanov took part in the opening of a new Training Center for unmanned aerial vehicles specialists. It was reported to the Minister of Defense that the primary purpose of the center is to train highly professional personnel on various types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) used by the Azerbaijan Army. It was...

Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) personnel carrier manufactured by the country’s experts in a ceremony attended by defense minister brigadier general Amir Hatami. General Hatami elaborated on the features of the new MRAP vehicle named Toufan, saying, “Toufan is a 4×4 vehicle with the capability to resist against mine...

Roshel Defence Solutions, a North American armored vehicle manufacturer, presents its new Armored Rescue Vehicle, an armored personnel carrier that has been specifically designed and engineered for Special Response, Tactical and SWAT teams. The vehicle is fitted with MIL-spec certified ballistic steel and .50 caliber-rated bullet resistant glass capable of withstanding...

Wattozz Wireless Energy Weapon, which production was completed, became a competitor to the conducted electrical weapon  ‘Taser’ used by more than one million police officers in 117 countries around the world. The first photos of the new wireless weapon, which has superior features compared to the US competitor, were served to the press, today. During the 100 days...

Ukraine has developed a 155mm advanced wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH), called the Bogdana. The new self-propelled artillery system was intended to destroy command posts, armoured and mechanised units, artillery batteries, communication posts and field fortifications. The Bogdana self-propelled artillery system is mounted on a KrAZ 6×6 high-mobility truck chassis,...

Development of our equipment, primarily from our own resources and our own intelligence, such as PASARS, make our armed forces incomparable to other armed forces, because we are capable to provide assets with far less finances and in much shorter time while others would require more money and more time – Minister of Defence of Serbia Aleksandar Vulin said when he attended...

İsraeli company ThirdEye Systems Ltd will present its passive drone detection platform, Meduza, for the first time at EUROSATORY 2018. Based on on-the-fly, real-time thermal computer vision algorithms, Meduza can be installed as a stand-alone unit or as a complementary system to long-range detection systems. Unlike radar, it can detect drones low on the horizon, even...

Otokar, with products used in more than 30 countries across the world, will attend at the KADEX to take place on May 23-26, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the four-day exhibition Otokar will showcase its ARMA 8×8, COBRA II and URAL armored vehicles. ARMA 8X8 Otokar, Turkey’s largest privately owned defense industry company, will participate in KADEX, the...