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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

August 23, Kusti Salm, Director General of the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments, signed an agreement with representatives from Belgium, Spain, Latvia, France, Germany and Finland for the development of Modular Unmanned Ground Systems (MUGS). The lead country for the project is Estonia, with Member States applying for funding from the European Defence Fund. ‘We...

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense along with teammate, Flyer Defense LLC, a Task Assignment award under an existing Project Agreement with the National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC) to develop the new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). The ISV is a lightweight expeditionary all-terrain...

The issue of giving resident status to “Buta Armor Technologies” LLC was raised in the meeting of Experts Council of High Technologies Park (HTP) of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences held on June 12. Note that, the company of “Buta Armor” specialized in the field of armored jackets, helmet and accessories obtained residency of ANAS HT Park in the late of...

İranian Defense Industries unveiled an advanced 6×6 Raad Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored personnel carrier. Raad (Thunder), was manufactured by Iranian researchers and engineers at Iran’s Defense Industries Organization (DIO). The vehicle is meant for security operations while protecting the passengers against booby-traps and road-side bombs,...

Ukroboronprom enterprises Research and Production Complex “Iskra” presented in February of this year innovative 1L221E Counterbattery Radar that can be used for both surveillance and detecting enemy and friendly artillery. Technical peculiarities of the radar allows detecting classes of shooting systems (mortars, artillery, tactical missiles), determine impact points...

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $80 million to upgrade tanks and supply radio systems for an Army of a country in South East Asia. The contract will be performed over a period of 32 months. Under the contract, the company will supply Fire Control Systems and Electric Gun and Turret Drive Systems for tanks and advanced...

Raytheon’s mobile high energy laser looks out into a wide-open sky. The company’s advanced high power microwave and high energy laser engaged and defeated dozens of unmanned aerial system targets in a recent U.S. Air Force demonstration. (PRNewsfoto/Raytheon Company) Raytheon Company will deploy two prototype high energy laser weapon systems to troops overseas...

Elbit Systems has concluded extensive testing and carried out a series of successful capability demonstrations of its innovative Armored Fighting Vehicle (AFV), as part of the CARMEL Future Combat Vehicle project of the Israeli Ministry of Defense. The innovative AFV introduces a step change in the operational capability of combat vehicles. This is underpinned by applying...

The latest Atlet armored vehicles developed by Military Industrial Company will enter preliminary trials on August 5, Company CEO Alexander Krasovitsky told TASS on Thursday. “From Monday [August 5], the prototypes of the Atlet armored vehicles are entering the program of preliminary trials,” the chief executive said. The new armored vehicles will have to...

The Armed Forces of Uzbekistan has received the next batch of Ejder Yalchin TTZA armored vehicles produced by Turkish company Nurol Makina. Armored vehicles were handed over to military units at a ceremony held on August 2 at the Chirchik landfill. 27 October 2017, the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan and Turkey signed a memorandum on the sale and purchase of 1,000 units...