• USMC readies for Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle competition

    US Marine Corps (USMC) officials are interested in buying a new Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle (ULTV) for a host of activities, including electronic warfare, and are moving ahead with plans to host a competition. In a 9 November request for information posted on the Federal Business Opportunities

  • Oman reportedly testing K2 tank

    Oman has been revealed as the potential customer for the desert-optimised K2 main battle tank that Hyundai Rotem displayed during the DX Korea exhibition held in Seoul in September. Citing industry sources, South Korea’s Pulse news website reported on 12 November that the tank had been tested

  • Belgium signs motorised capability co-operation agreement with France during first European Intervention Initiative ministerial

    Belgian Defence Minister Steven Vandeput and his French counterpart, Florence Parly, signed an intergovernmental framework agreement on their countries' co-operation on Capacité Motorisée (motorised capability: CaMo) during the first European Intervention Initiative (EI2) ministerial held

  • Pindad’s Komodo 4×4 outfitted with 120 mm mortar

    The Indonesian Pindad Komodo 4×4 light armoured vehicle has been fitted with a 120 mm smoothbore version of the Brazilian Ares Recoil Mortar System (RMS) for trials purposes. The four-door protected cab positioned in the middle of the Komodo is retained, and the 120 mm RMS is mounted on a

  • Sovam books orders for new-generation CBD16 D03 aircraft loader

    France’s Sovam ground-support equipment company has developed and sold a new-generation of its military aircraft loaders, the CBD16 D03, to handle heavier payloads and other requirements. Munitions and aircraft payloads are growing, and accordingly customers are asking for systems that can

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  • Australia names Sea 1180 patrol vessel as Arafura class

    Key Points Australia has marked further progress in its Sea 1180 programme with the naming of its new OPV class and the start of steel welding on the first of class The programme’s first of class is expected to be delivered by 2021 The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has named the offshore
  • Rheinmetall puts Mission Master UGV to the test

    Rheinmetall’s Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) was put through its paces in the European Land Robot (ELROB) trials held from 24–27 September in Lens, Belgium. The annual competition is held in different locations in Europe and is designed to demonstrate and compare the