PREMIUM: Shipbuilder reports further progress on Project 955A
Comments from director general of Sevmash shed light on an order for more improved Borei-class boats.
PREMIUM: Serbia receives upgraded T-72s from Russia
Upgrade includes a third-generation thermal panoramic sight for the tank commander, a new ballistic computer, a new gun stabilising system and a 12.7mm RWS
PREMIUM: Russia strives to develop shipborne anti-air weapons
Developing and fielding shipborne anti-access/area denial systems has proven problematic
PREMIUM: Déjà vu reigns in Croatia
The Croatian government is to choose between four offers in its latest attempt to run a government-to-government tender for 12 fighter aircraft. Offers came from ...
10th August 2020
The second Project 636.3 Varshavyanka (Improved Kilo-II class) diesel-electric attack submarine for the Russian Pacific Fleet is set to begin a comprehensive series of tests. According ...
5th August 2020
Russian artillery R&D; specialist TsNII Burevestnik, an Uralvagonzavod subsidiary based in Nizhni Novgorod, has developed a 57mm gun system for shipborne air defence. According to Georgiy ...
10th July 2020
There are strong indications that the upgraded BMP-1AM tracked IFV has entered service in Russia. While there has been no official announcement of this development, ...
30th June 2020
The Serbian military formally unveiled its M-84AS-1 MBT earlier this month, as the latest upgrade of a licensed-built version of the venerable T-72M. The M-84AS-1 ...
1st June 2020
The first Karakurt-class (Project 22800) missile corvette for the Russian Navy, armed with the Pantsir-M close-in weapons system, kicked off its testing effort on 20 ...
21st May 2020
Five years after the spectacular public debut of new-generation platforms such as Armata, Kurganets, Bumerang and Koalitsiya-SV at the lavish annual Victory Day parade in ...
15th May 2020
Russia is still hopeful that China will place another Su-35 order after representatives of the two countries held talks on the potential deal. Dmitry Shugaev, ...
13th May 2020
The Serbian military recently unveiled Russian-made Pantsir-S1 (NATO: SA-22 "Greyhound") short-range SAM systems, the last of which arrived in the country in March. The Pantsir-S1s ...
22nd April 2020
On 27 March, North Macedonia became the 30th member of NATO after Spain became the final country to ratify the treaty accepting the small Balkan nation. In ...
20th April 2020
The Bumerang wheeled 8x8 IFV, developed by Moscow-based VPK (Military Industrial Company) for the Russian Land Forces, is to feature a revised hull design. Russian ...
9th April 2020
The Croatian government has suspended a procurement tender for new multirole fighters, citing as its main reason the national emergency surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, exacerbated ...
6th March 2020
The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) have accepted their first Almaz-Antey S-350 Vityaz surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. The initial unit was handed over on 26 February to the ...
21st February 2020
The Russian Navy is set to upgrade three more Project 12341 (Nanuchka III-class) missile corvettes in an effort to boost the offensive capabilities of its ...
22nd August 2019
Most Eastern European countries are focusing their efforts to maintain and strengthen their armoured vehicle inventories. This is being undertaken in accordance with geopolitical ambitions ...
20th August 2019
The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has commented that its request of new wheeled combat vehicles is one of the most important projects for recapitalisation of ...
19th August 2019
The Czech Republic is poised to select a new armed helicopter to replace the current Mi-24/35 Hind fleet, before the end of the year. At ...
19th August 2019
The Polish MoD plans to launch the long-touted tender for the procurement of 32 attack helicopters under the so-called Kruk programme. The multi-billion project is ...
24th July 2019
The Bulgarian Parliament has ratified the deal for the purchase of eight new-build Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 70 fighters for the Bulgarian Air Force (BuAF). ...
8th July 2019
The production version of the Sosna short-range mobile short-range air defence system (SHORAD) has been shown newly installed on a tracked chassis from the BMP-3 ...
5th July 2019
The 120-mm 2S42 Lotos self-propelled gun (SPG) for Russia’s elite Airborne Troops branch was shown to the public for the first time at Army-2019 defence ...