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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

IAI has successfully completed an operational dual firing trial with the LORA Weapon System. The trial was held in the open sea to demonstrate LORA’s capabilities to an IAI customer. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has completed a dual operational firing trial with LORA (Long-Range Artillery Weapon System), a precise ballistic strike missile. The trial was designed...

BAE Systems successfully completed test shots of its APKWS® laser-guided rockets from a tactical configuration ground-based weapon system for the first time. The proof-of-concept testing demonstrated the flexibility of APKWS rockets to deliver standoff precision strike capabilities for ground forces, providing warfighters with a unique solution for engaging targets...

Saab has received orders from Latvian Armed Forces and Estonian Armed Forces for deliveries of Carl-Gustaf® M4. Deliveries will take place in 2021-2024. The orders are placed within a framework agreement signed by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) in June 2019, which allows Sweden, Latvia and Estonia to place orders for Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems...

Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko will inspected the pilot test area of the OKB TSP research and manufacturing company in Machulishchi near Minsk on 22 May. In Machulishchi the head of state studied promising pieces of armaments. Aleksandr Lukashenko was told about the projects that have already been completed or are underway. These projects have to do with upgrade...

In accordance with the combat training plan for 2020, the Azerbaijan Army started Large-Scale Operational-Tactical Exercises. During the exercises, issues of combat readiness, planning, and comprehensive support of operations, the interoperability of headquarters of various types and branches of troops will be worked out, as well as firing and maneuvering capabilities...

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has been selected by BAE Systems, Inc. to design and manufacture the remote Medium Caliber Turret (MCT) for the United States Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) -30 program. KONGSBERG will deliver up to 150 MCTs in a phased program as part of this contract. Test article delivery will commence early 2021 followed...

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) concluded the contract with the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan to supply the Ministry of Defense with regular batch of armoured wheeled vehicles (AWV) -wheel configuration 4×4 Arlan. Armoured vehicles will be delivered to Kazakh Army in 2021. Armoured fighting vehicles are created...

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the UAE of Excess Defense Articles (EDA) of up to 4 569 MRAP vehicles for an estimated cost of $556 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of the United...

RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems will supply 5th generation Litening-5 and RecceLite systems to equip Leonardo’s M-346FA light combat aircraft. This is the first integration of 5th generation EO pods to Leonardo’s M-346FA platform. The M-346FA is the multi-role combat variant of the most advanced jet trainer that has been designed for a wide range of training capabilities,...

Turkish company BMC has exported its 8×8 Tank Transporter to the Republic of North Macedonia. According to the information shared by the company on 6 May, the contract for vehicle supply and Integrated Logistics Support Package was signed in line with the needs of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of North Macedonia. Thus, the first export of the 8×8 Tank Transporter...