15 Apr '18, 9am

#Patria will deliver 4 #Leopard 2L #bridge #layer to #Finnish #army

#Patria will deliver 4 #Leopard 2L #bridge #layer to #Finnish #army

The Finnish Minister of Defence has authorised the Defence Forces Logistics Command to sign an agreement on bridge-laying equipment systems with Patria. The Defence Forces will get four new Leopard 2L bridge tanks with ability to handle Leguan bridges of different lengths. Leopard 2L bridgelaying tank on display during Finnish Defence Forces 2014 Flag day in Lappeenranta Rakuunanmäki. (Picture source Wikimedia) Bridge-laying systems are to be built on the Leopard 2A4 main battle tank platforms purchased earlier. Simultaneously, bridge-laying ability of different length bridges will be provided for the earlier purchased six Leopard 2L bridge tanks and nine SISU E15TP-L bridge vehicles. Patria carried out a bridge system project in 2004 – 2008 and delivered six bridge-laying tanks and nine bridge-laying vehicles. This authorisation will increase the amount of those tanks and...

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armyrecognition.com 15 Apr '18, 9am

According to the Taiwanese United Daily News newspaper, Taiwan has performed a test flight with its local-made UAV (Unmann...

After Ghouta, Syria army to target cradle of revolt in Daraa

After Ghouta, Syria army to target cradle of re...

sg.news.yahoo.com 15 Apr '18, 12pm

The capture of Eastern Ghouta is a significant milestone for Syria's regime and paves the way for government troops to shi...

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

Trials of the new #Derivatsia-PVO #AntiAir syst...

armyrecognition.com 13 Apr '18, 11am

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

#Rheinmetall's #Lynx competing for #Czech army’s new #IFV https://t.co/3E46v2Tf1Y

#Rheinmetall's #Lynx competing for #Czech army’...

armyrecognition.com 17 Apr '18, 4pm

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

British Armed Forces SA80 A2 service rifle to b...

armyrecognition.com 12 Apr '18, 11am

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2018 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming...

skepticalscience.com 14 Apr '18, 3pm

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#Russia and #China will strengthen #military re...

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Soon, Indian Army will stop intrusions using this technology

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#Indian #S-400 Triumf purchase affected by #US #sanctions on Russia

#Indian #S-400 Triumf purchase affected by #US ...

armyrecognition.com 23 Apr '18, 1pm

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

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

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#S500 to receive multiple specialized #radars #AirDefence

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

armyrecognition.com 10 Apr '18, 9am

The prospective air and missile defense S-500 complex will become the backbone of the national aerospace defense. In contr...

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#Russia and #Mongolia elaborate new #military #...

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Army Ranger Receives Silver Star for Actions in...

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