• 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.

  • Ukraine's KBAO quadruples artillery production rates

    The Ukrainian State Enterprise Design Bureau of Artillery Armament (KBAO) has quadrupled its production rates over the past five months, Ukroboronprom announced on 2 March. KBAO, part of Ukroboronprom, is now producing 65 artillery pieces a month (up from 15 a month). This compares with a total of

  • Vietnam, Israel sign defence co-operation accord

    Vietnam and Israel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on defence co-operation, the Vietnam Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 3 March. The agreement was signed in Hanoi by Vietnam's deputy minister of defence, Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, and Dan Harel, the director general

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