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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Rheinmetall announced on October 25 the build and export contract of a Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) test chassis to the United States from its factory in Redbank, Queensland (Australia). Rheinmetall Defence Australia Managing Director Gary Stewart said the contract was the first of its kind and provided design and manufacturing export work both for the Rheinmetall...

Defense electronics specialist Aselsan, Turkey’s biggest defense company, reportedly to supply remote-controlled weapons stations for the Ukrainian Practika company to arm its Kozak-2M1 armored vehicles. According to a post from Practika, Aselsan-made SARP NSV remote-controlled weapons stations are to be mounted on Kozak-2M1 vehicles. “This is a completely new solution...

More than $60 million worth of weapons and other equipment is going to Ukraine as part of the U.S. security aid program with the country, the Ministry of Defenіe of Ukraine said Saturday. Ukrainian military said that the equipment included FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missiles. The FGM-148 Javelin is an infrared-guided anti-tank missile that can be carried and launched by...

According to a tweet from the Lithuanian MoD, as part of the Lithuanian Army capacity building and further modernization, the Unimog U5000 project has been completed with the delivery of the last 42 trucks added to the 142 initially ordered and delivered in 2020. On Oct. 21, 2020, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense announced on its Twitter account the reception of 142...

German Firearms Company Heckler & Koch (H&K) presents its latest generation of assault rifles named HK433 at Milipol 2021, Safety and homeland Security Exhibition that takes place in Paris, France. The HK433 is a new generation of 5.56mm assault rifles developed and produced by the German company Heckler & Koch. This rifle is one of the candidates to replace...

Rheinmetall, the largest supplier of military vehicles to the Australian Defence Force, has submitted the company’s Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) best and final offer for the Australian Department of Defence Land 400 Phase 3 Mounted Close Combat Capability tender. Rheinmetall is one of two competing companies involved in the tender for this procurement project. Rheinmetall...

Germany’s largest weapons manufacturer has unveiled the Lynx Combat Support Vehicle (CSV) at an event at the organization’s Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Redbank, Australia. According to Australia’s 7News, Rheinmetall has taken the wraps off one of the vehicles it’s proposing as a replacement for the Australian Army’s aging fleet of armoured...

According to Guy Martin in Defence Web, The Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) has commissioned the locally manufactured Chui (Leopard) infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), which is based on Twiga’s recently launched Nyati but incorporating elements required by the Land Forces of the UPDF. The Chui was commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni, Commander-in-Chief of...

New Add-On Armour Package Bolsters Protection To NATO STANAG 4569 Full Level 3 Paramount Group, the global technology and aerospace business, has announced that new add-on armour has been developed for its next generation Mbombe 4 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), resulting in some of the highest levels of protection that can be achieved globally by an armoured vehicle...

As reported by Gerhard Heimging on European Defense & Security, Telerob, which recently became a wholly-owned subsidiary of AeroVironment, has been contracted by the Latvian Ministry of Defence to supply Telemax EVO Hybrid and tEODo EVO UGVs as well as technical support for the Latvian Armed Forces, AeroVironment announced at the end of September 2021. The multi-million...