07 Apr '18, 2am

#Greece upgrades its #BMP1A1 OST #armored infantry fighting vehicles with ZU-23-2 cannon

#Greece upgrades its #BMP1A1 OST #armored infantry fighting vehicles with ZU-23-2 cannon

In 2017, Greek media outlets published a footage of BMP-1A1OST firing tests. The decision to bring the BMP-1P with ZU-23-2 twin-barrel automatic anti-aircraft gun into service with the Hellenic Army is believed to be taken soon. BMP-1P OST re-armed with ZU-23-2 twin automatic autiomatic AA guns (Picture source: Defence-Point) In 1991, Athens ordered over 500 BMP-1P of the former Nationale Volksarmee (NVA) from Germany, and the vehicles were delivered in 1992-1994. The IFVs were slightly upgraded: they received smoke dischargers of the Marder IFV, a roof-mounted Browning M2HB 12.7 mm heavy machinegun (the weapon replaced the BMP-1's organic launcher for the 9M14 Malyutka (NATO name: AT-3 Sagger) anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), new protected headlamps, and rear viewers. The spare fuel tanks of the basic vehicle located in the back doors were filled with fireproof foam in o...

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#BAE #Systems has delivered #AMPVs #armored to #US #Army to begin testing phase

#BAE #Systems has delivered #AMPVs #armored to ...

armyrecognition.com 04 Apr '18, 8pm

BAE Systems has delivered all of the AMPVs (Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle) built under the Engineering and Manufacturing D...

#Germany to acquire #MQ4C #Triton Unmanned Aircraft Systems #UAS from #US

#Germany to acquire #MQ4C #Triton Unmanned Airc...

armyrecognition.com 08 Apr '18, 10am

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#Russia and #Mongolia elaborate new #military #cooperation program

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armyrecognition.com 08 Apr '18, 4pm

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#drones

#drones

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#Australia to purchase #M795 155mm #howitzer #projectiles from #United #States

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#S500 to receive multiple specialized #radars #AirDefence

#S500 to receive multiple specialized #radars #...

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The laid-back Greek island.

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Trials of the new #Derivatsia-PVO #AntiAir system to begin in 2018 #Russia

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Government acceptance trials of a new antiaircraft artillery module of 57mm caliber designed by Burevestnik Company for De...

#US air #defense #artillery brigade back in Europe for first time since the #Cold War

#US air #defense #artillery brigade back in Eur...

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British Armed Forces SA80 A2 service rifle to be upgraded #UK #BritishArmy

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armyrecognition.com 12 Apr '18, 11am

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#Finnish #Patria defense company investing in #Estonia to acquire #Milrem

#Finnish #Patria defense company investing in #...

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