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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the Belgium Ministry of Defence has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract for 322 Oshkosh Defense Command and Liaison Vehicles (CLV) for the Belgium Defence Forces. The Belgian CLV is the proven Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) platform from Oshkosh equipped with Belgian communication systems. The...

Finland and Latvia together with Patria, have signed a research and development (R&D) agreement for a common armoured vehicle system. This agreement is a next step in this collaborative programme after the countries last spring signed a joint technical arrangement (TA). The purpose of the R&D agreement is to develop a common armoured vehicle system, based on the...

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...

STM ThinkTech, Turkey’s first technology-based think tank, is scheduled to export its products to NATO for the third time this coming December. The contract for this third project covers the new version of the NATO Resilience Decision Support Model developed by the company to assist NATO’s decision-making processes when faced with strategic shocks, such as pandemi,...

The first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) has driven off the BAE Systems production line to be delivered to the U.S. Army. The AMPV is central to the Army’s modernization objectives and comes in five variants to meet a wide range of missions across the battlefield. “Finalizing the first AMPV for delivery marks a major milestone for the program and the U.S....

Agile, compact and full of power, the MRZR Alpha is the newest light tactical vehicle from Polaris Government and Defense, the largest ultralight tactical vehicle provider for the U.S. military, and a division of global powersports leader Polaris Inc. The MRZR Alpha is Polaris’ 11th military vehicle produced in 12 years and it represents the insertion of cutting-edge...

In the framework of the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2020 the Kalashnikov Concern of the Rostec State Corporation presented the up-to-date version of assault rifle. As a result of military operation of the AK-12 in Moscow region some constructive changes were introduced. These changes are meant to improve ergonomics of the weapon and increase the comfortability...

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...