• Indian Army issues RFIs for software-defined radios

    The Indian Army (IA) has invited responses from overseas manufacturers on the service's planned acquisition of assorted software-defined radios (SDRs) to boost its overall network-centric warfare (NCW) capabilities. Two separate requests for information (RFIs) were issued by the IA in early January

  • Peruvian Army receives RMMV trucks

    The Peruvian Army's 1st Cavalry Brigade received 10 new Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles (RMMV) on 14 January. Peru has acquired 338 4x4 utility vehicles that can transport 5-10 tonnes of cargo, which are destined for the army and navy. IHS Jane's reported on 25 August that a first batch of 63

  • RE2 to further combat medic support system development

    RE2 has been awarded Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding to develop automated robotics technology that will assist combat medics. The USD1 million funding for the LIFELINE programme was granted by the US Army SBIR office and the US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology

  • Minotor Service offers PT-76M upgrade

    Belarus-based Minotor Service has developed an upgrade package for the PT-76 light amphibious tank, which was originally manufactured at the Volgograd Tractor Plant. The upgraded PT-76 is designated the PT-76M by Minotor Service, and the enhancements are focused on mobility and firepower. The

  • Indonesia receives a further 16 Leopard 2 RI main battle tanks

    The Indonesian Army (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Darat: TNI-AD) has taken delivery of another 16 Leopard 2 RI (Republic of Indonesia) main battle tanks (MBTs). The vehicles, which are part of a contract for 61 MBTs of the type with Rheinmetall Defence, were unloaded at the Port of Tanjong

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  • Textron nears completion of SSC prototype

    Key Points Subsystem testing of LCAC 100, the SSC prototype, is now underway LCAC replacement promises greater efficiency and other improvements over the legacy design Textron Marine & Land Systems expects the prototype Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) air-cushion landing craft to begin afloat