China displays family of unmanned Lynx high-mobility vehicles
19 October 2021
by Samuel Cranny-Evans
The China North Industries Group Corporation (Norinco) and the China South Industries Group have unveiled a family of unmanned ground vehicles based on the CS/VP16B Lynx 6×6 all-terrain vehicle in a 15 October video released on the official Norinco Weibo account.
The video shows multiple armed and unarmed variants of the Lynx being operated remotely by personnel wearing People's Liberation Army (PLA) uniforms. The demonstrations included the remote operation of the weapon systems mounted on the vehicles.
StrikeShield APS serial production for Hungarian Lynx IFVs to begin in 2022
03 December 2021
by Michal Zdobinsky
Serial production of Rheinmetall's StrikeShield APS for Hungarian Lynx IFVs will begin in the first quarter of 2022. (Rheinmetall)
Serial production of Rheinmetall's StrikeShield active protection system (APS) for Hungarian Lynx infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) will begin in the first quarter of 2022, the German company has confirmed to
Rheinmetall announced in May that Hungary had signed a EUR140 million (USD158 million) contract for StrikeShield systems for 209 of the 218 Lynx IFVs ordered. Hungary will have a hybrid version of the system combining passive armour with the active protection elements of StrikeShield.
Ukaine's Kharkiv Armoured Plant has modernised the T-64BVK command variant of the T-64 MBT family to meet the requirements of the Ukrainian armed forces. (UOP)
Kharkiv Armoured Plant has developed an upgrade package for Ukraine's T-64BVK, a command variant of the T-64 main battle tank (MBT), which has successfully completed an initial round of tests, state-owned conglomerate Ukroboronprom (UOP) announced on its website on 30 November.
The Power of Geography: A conversation with Tim Marshall
In this episode of the Janes podcast, Tim Marshall, journalist and author of The Power of Geography, in conversation with Terry Pattar, examine how our politics, demographics, economies and societies are determined by geography.
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