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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Ukraine has developed a 155mm advanced wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH), called the Bogdana. The new self-propelled artillery system was intended to destroy command posts, armoured and mechanised units, artillery batteries, communication posts and field fortifications. The Bogdana self-propelled artillery system is mounted on a KrAZ 6×6 high-mobility truck chassis,...

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. A leader in the development, production and sale of tactical land radar for force and border protection – announced the receipt of $4 million in radar orders in the second quarter. The orders were for RADA’s software-defined radars which will be used in today’s most advanced defense applications. These include active protection...

Otokar, leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, was awarded 28.9 million USD contract for its tactical wheeled armored vehicles. The delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first quarter of 2019. The contract also includes spare parts and training services. Highlighting Otokar’s success at global markets,...

The FIRAT-M60T Project where ASELSAN modernized some of M60T main battle tanks in Turkish Armed Forces has been completed. It was launched in order to provide more effective protection to M60T tanks against anti-tank threats and terrorist attacks and to deliver additional capabilities to existing systems. The project has been going on for about a year. A contract amendment...

The Iranian defense ministry declared plans to supply the army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with 800 home-made tanks. The ministry announced on Wednesday that it plans to overhaul and manufacture up to 800 tanks as part of the country’s plans to boost its defense power. The Iranian Army and the IRGC will receive between 700 to 800 domestically-built...

Saab has received an order from the Estonian Centre for Defence Investment on ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf® system. The order value is 186 MSEK and deliveries will be made during 2018-2019. The order is placed under a Framework Agreement signed with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration where Estonia has the possibility to place orders from Saab. “This is...

Manufacturer of Vilkas Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV), ARTEC, is putting two prototypes of IFVS bought by Lithuania, to intense testing at the German military training areas. Both prototypes have been made according to requirements of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, have Israeli-made turrets, 30 mm rapid-fire cannons and Spike LR anti-tank missiles. “The IFV project is...

Development of our equipment, primarily from our own resources and our own intelligence, such as PASARS, make our armed forces incomparable to other armed forces, because we are capable to provide assets with far less finances and in much shorter time while others would require more money and more time – Minister of Defence of Serbia Aleksandar Vulin said when he attended...

Textron Systems received a contract from the U.S. Army to develop a prototype for the Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle (NGSAR) program. The prototype that Textron Systems develops could potentially replace the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon in Brigade Combat Teams. Under this contract, Textron Systems will build on its current portfolio of Cased-Telescoped (CT) Weapons...

Under the leadership of Belgium, the Defence Ministers of 16 Allies and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Multinational Cooperation for the Provision of Land Battle Decisive Munitions (LBDM) in Brussels during the NATO Summit (11 and 12 July 2018). The Defence Ministers of Austria and Finland will also sign the MOU...