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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

The Iranian Ministry of Defense presented Yasin and Balaban precision-guided bomb and smart guided-missiles Qaem, on August 6. In his remarks to the unveiling ceremony, Iranian Defense Minister brigadier-general Amir Hatami told that Balaban smart bomb has folding wings for increasing range and also GPS/INS navigation system for boosting its precision to be installed...

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 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...

First shipment of Russian S-400 Triumph (SA-21 Growler) missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on Friday, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said. “First batch of equipment of S-400 missile defense system, which is procured to meet Turkey’s air and missile defense need, has started to arrive at Murted Air Base in Ankara as of July 12, 2019. Procurement...

On July 9 first two of the 88 Vilkas Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) produced to the Lithuanian Armed Forces by a German manufacturer were formally handed over to Lithuania. The IFVs will be designated to the Lithuanian Grand Duke Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf. The purchase fills in a capability gap in the Lithuanian...

A-29 Super Tucano turboprop light attack aircraft, which was bought from Brazilian company Embraer, was demonstrated for the first time by Turkmenistan. The aircraft was viewed for the first time in the training of the Turkmen Armed Forces on 13 June, told POLYGON magazine. At least, two Super Tucano aircrafts were used in the training. Any information about order of...

Otokar, global land defence systems manufacturer of Turkey and a Koç Group company, is showcasing its own design and manufacture military vehicles and turret systems at IDEF 2019, the 14th International Defence Industry Fair. At the 4-day fair, organized under the aegis of the Turkish Presidency and hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Defence, Otokar is exhibiting 10 military...

FNSS demonstrates the modularity and adaptability of the PARS III 8×8 to different missions with the armoured engineer vehicle, developed for the Royal Army of Oman. The ongoing qualification tests for the PARS III 8×8 Engineering Vehicle are expected to be completed within the first half of this year, after which the vehicle will be delivered. Developed by...

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the testing of Bayraktar combat UAV of Turkish production. “According to its characteristics, this drone is one of the best. Bayraktar beat the world record in the class of tactical medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles for the duration of the flight, staying aloft for more than a day at an altitude of eight kilometers....

Iran unveiled its underground ballistic missile production factory for the first time in a ceremony attended by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari. During the ceremony, the IRGC also displayed Dezful smart surface-to-surface ballistic missile at the underground production plant. Officials have not revealed any further...