• Atlantis develops long-range 40 mm grenade

    The Atlantis Corporation in South Africa has developed an innovative long-range 40x46 mm grenade that is compatible with standard low-velocity grenade launchers. Atlantis previously developed a medium-velocity grenade propulsion system that it sold to German interests, and has since been working on

  • Swedish Air Force learns lessons for successful 'Atalanta' deployment with the Netherlands

    The inaugural operational deployment of Swedish Air Force (SwAF) helicopters aboard a foreign naval vessel has proven to be a major success, despite the service having to learn a number of lessons on interoperability in its early days, a senior officer told reporters on 27 April. Commander Per

  • Bangladesh Coast Guard takes delivery of two indigenous harbour patrol boats

    The Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) has recently inducted two indigenous harbour patrol boats - CGS Boleshwar (pennant HPB 4903) and CGS Tentulia (HPB 4904) - into its fleet on 15 March. Constructed at the Bangladesh Navy-owned Dockyard and Engineering Works Limited in Narayanganj (DEWN), these

  • Four firms answer Brazilian gun system RfP

    The Brazilian Army has received four proposals for a local procurement of a 105 mm gun system intended for its 8x8 armoured reconnaissance vehicle within the VBR-MR (Viatura Blindada de Reconhecimento-Média de Rodas) programme. CMI Defence, OTO Melara, Denel Land Systems, and China North

  • Enforce Tac 2015: Beretta reveals new details on ARX-200 7.62 mm rifle

    Beretta has revealed details of their new ARX-200 7.62x51 mm select-fire rifle for the Italian Armed Forces at Enforce Tac 2015 in Nuremberg. According to officials the company has completed a couple of ARX-200 prototypes, which are currently undergoing qualification tests with the Italian Army.

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  • Retasking MRAP: Life after Afghanistan

    Proven life savers in asymmetric Afghanistan, but what does life have in store for MRAPs in future potentially more symmetrical world scenarios? Shaun Connors reports
  • Briefing: Turkish transformation

    The Turkish defence market and national military industries have been transformed over the past decade as a consequence of economic prosperity and shrewd, long-term strategic planning. Guy Anderson reports
  • Seoul reconsiders stance on THAAD system

    The United States has expressed its desire to deploy a new ballistic missile defence system in South Korea, drawing criticism from China. Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein looks at the implications of deploying the system for South Korea and its neighbours.
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