New details emerge on PLA's Z-10 attack helicopter
22 December 2021
by Alessandra Giovanzanti
Video footage released by stated-owned China Central Television (CCTV) on 20 December shows new details on the weapon systems for the Changhe Aircraft Industry (Group) Corporation (CAIG) Zhishengji-10 (Z-10) attack helicopter that is in service with the People's Liberation Army Ground Forces (PLAGF).
According to the CCTV report, the Z-10's four hardpoints can carry air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, as well as 70 mm unguided rockets or a 23 mm calibre gun. Weapon payloads can include up to 16 anti-tank missiles, or four 7-barrel or two 32-barrel multiple rocket launchers, depending on the mission requirements.
Hanwha Defense outlines K21-105 offer for the Indian Army
18 January 2022
by Parth Shukla
Hanwha Defense is offering the Indian Army its K21-105 light tank to meet a requirement outlined in an RFI in 2021. (Hanwha Defense)
South Korea's Hanwha Defense is preparing to offer the Indian Army a range of weapons and missions systems and local industrial involvement to support its bid to supply the service with its K21-105 light tank.
The company is offering the platform in response to an Indian Army request for information (RFI) issued in April 2021 to procure approximately 350 light tanks.
The FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the US Congress could make it easier for some allied defence contractors to compete for US defence work. (Getty Images)
A provision in the newly enacted fiscal year (FY) 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) could make it easier for certain allied defence contractors to compete for US defence work, according to a Republican aide to the US Senate Armed Services Committee.
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