31 Jul '18, 3pm

New version of #T72 #MBT #tank will be the backbone of #Russian #army

The Russian army has received the first new upgraded main battle tank MBT T-72 . With its more powerful engine and increased protection, the tank may soon become the most popular model in the Russian Armed Forces. New T-72 tanks were presented to the public at the Victory Day parade on May 9 this year, the Uralvagonzavod state corporation (UVZ), which produces military hardware, said. Latest version of Russian-made T-72 main battle tank at military parade rehearsal for Victory Day 2018. (Picture source Vitaly Kuzmin) Earlier, a number of article in the Russian press said that Russian defense plants had submitted a new T-72 modernization project to the Russian Defense Ministry. "The talk is about the already existing T-72M tank. The Russian defense agency has already purchased a limited shipment of these tanks and demonstrated them at the Victory Day parade in Moscow on May...

Full article: https://www.armyrecognition.com/july_2018_global_defense_...

Tweets

#China plans to test #fire #Russian #S400 air d...

armyrecognition.com 01 Aug '18, 6am

China plans to test fire S-400 Triumph air defense missiles supplied by Russia in late July - early August, a military-dip...

#Japan to spend billions USD on #Aegis air #def...

armyrecognition.com 31 Jul '18, 10am

On 30 July, Japan declared it would spend some USD 4.2 billion over the next thirty years on purchasing and operating US r...

#Otokar secures USD 29 million export deal for ...

armyrecognition.com 30 Jul '18, 1pm

Otokar, Koç Holding’s bus and military vehicle manufacturer, has secured an export deal worth $28.9 million, the Hürriyet ...

Gen. Perna reflects on career, Army logistics as new inductee into DLA Hall of Fame

Gen. Perna reflects on career, Army logistics a...

army.mil 31 Jul '18, 5am

FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Army Gen. Gustave "Gus" Perna never expected to be inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of...

#India to produce new indigenous #engines for T...

armyrecognition.com 29 Jul '18, 9am

India has produced two new engines for main battle tanks T-72 Ajeya and T-90 Bhishma manufactured by the Engine Factory Av...

#China completed acceptance of #Russian-made #S...

armyrecognition.com 28 Jul '18, 8am

China completed the acceptance of Russia-supplied first regimental set of S-400 Triumph air defense missiles, a military-d...

The #US #Army works on developing #battlefield ...

armyrecognition.com 07 Aug '18, 8am

What's better on the battlefield of the future than swarming UAVs or waves of rockets? The U.S. Army thinks one answer mig...

Busting The Green Door: Army SIGINT Refocuses O...

breakingdefense.com 30 Jul '18, 10pm

Training to do better with current technology, however, is not enough. Current systems were designed and fielded at a time...

#Indian #army to receive new #howitzers from Se...

armyrecognition.com 23 Jul '18, 8am

From September, the Indian army will be inducting two types of artillery guns into its arsenal. These will be the first in...

#Qatar inks deals to buy #Russian #firearms, #a...

armyrecognition.com 25 Jul '18, 6pm

Russia and Qatar signed contracts for the delivery of small arms and Kornet antitank guided missiles, Russian Ambassador t...

#Czech #Republic will purchase 80 #IVECO #LMV 4...

armyrecognition.com 02 Aug '18, 8am

According to the Prague Daily Monitor website, Czech Republic will purchase 80 4x4 light armored LMV from the Italian Comp...

Fort Bragg Unit Will Play Key Role in Army's Future Strategy

Fort Bragg Unit Will Play Key Role in Army's Fu...

military.com 29 Jul '18, 2pm

It was a recruiting poster that first caught the attention of Sgt. Jacob Rosales. The poster, at Fort Irwin, California, h...

#Israel : #David's #Sling air defense #missile ...

armyrecognition.com 27 Jul '18, 3pm

According to the Jewish News Syndicate website, new Israeli air defense missile system David's Sling was used this week fo...

Pakistan Army to participate in international A...

defence.pk 30 Jul '18, 6am

Pakistan Army to participate in international Army Games in China 3 Jul, 2018 BEIJING - Pakistan Army will send a delegati...

New #Israeli-made #Merkava Mk4 #Barak #tank use...

armyrecognition.com 20 Jul '18, 9am

Israeli Army has unveiled details about the development and the design of new version of the local-made main battle tank M...