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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Operating with domestic capital in defense industry, Antalya-based ARES Shipyard and Ankara-based METEKSAN Defence, have launched Turkey’s first Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) program as a result of intensive R&D activities which have been going on for the last couple of years. Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle, whose prototype will be launched in December, is...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has integrated the Leonardo SAGE 750 Electronic Support Measure (ESM) system onto the MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS). The SAGE 750 integration was performed by GA-ASI in partnership with Leonardo. The SAGE 750 installed on SeaGuardian will provide intelligence information on maritime and...

In order to achieve new quality in the Lithuanian Armed Forces and ensure provision of modern soldier equipment, the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence has concluded an agreement with the German company Heckler & Koch and will provide its troops with pistols SFP9 SF Paddle. These pistols were chosen as the ones that best meet the needs of the Lithuanian Armed...

Hungary is the first NATO and EU member nation to order Rheinmetall’s newly developed Lynx infantry fighting vehicle. This important contract represents a major breakthrough in the global defence market for the Düsseldorf-based technology group’s innovative new combat vehicle. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has awarded Rheinmetall an order to supply tracked armoured...

At the “ARMY 2020” Forum Roselectronica, the holding of Rostec State Corporation, has presented a Russian multi-functional mobile complex “Rat” (Russian transcription of “warrior-host”), aimed to fight against unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with the system of direct laser destruction. The complex is based on a special armored vehicle and is equipped...

STM, a company that stands out in the defence industry with the naval platforms, autonomous drone systems and cybersecurity solutions, has once again made to the Defence News Top 100, which is considered to be the most prestigious defence industry list in the world. STM Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.Ş. plays a critical role in Turkey’s defence industry...

“Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering” LLP (KPE) addressed an open letter of invitation to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Tokayev K.K. – as a representative of domestic private production companies. The enterprise is the only manufacturer of innovative armored vehicles in Central Asia. The project was carried out at the expense of private...

NATO’s future fleet of multi-role aircraft (MMF) is marking an important milestone on 30 June 2020, as the first of the eight aircraft in the fleet landed at the main operating base in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The aircraft, an Airbus A-330, arrived from the production facility in Getafe (Spain). The Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fleet will provide...

Morocco is the 17th country to acquire the Boeing AH-64 Apache through a contract for 24 of the helicopters that was recently signed. Boeing has delivered nearly 2,500 Apache helicopters to 16 nations to date, including the U.S., Netherlands, Greece, United Kingdom, Japan, India, Singapore, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Deliveries to Morocco are expected to begin in 2024. “This...

Rheinmetall has won another major order for logistic vehicles. Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has entered a framework contract with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) for delivery of up to 4,000 swap body systems, many of which will feature armoured driver’s cabs. Running from 2021...