Greek procurement surge shows no sign of abating
More fighter aircraft and naval vessels are in the offing for Greece as part of its 2020-2025 procurement programme – but the latter is a more complex issue than the former.
Next steps unclear for new Serbian IFV
Who will be the launch customer for the Lazanski 8x8 vehicle?
New equipment breaks cover at Turkmen military parade
Anniversary parade and flypast provides new sightings of UAS, armoured vehicles and fixed-wing manned aircraft from diverse sources as Ashgabat forges ahead with plans to replace Soviet-era equipment.
Russia to order ten more Project 12700 MCMVs
The latest intent to order doubles the procurement to 20 ships. Project 12700 MCMVs could ultimately replace 30 to 50 Soviet-era minesweepers in the Russian Navy.
4th October 2021
The Russian Navy plans to take two additional small missile corvettes of the Buyan-M class to meet immediate operational needs.
1st September 2021
After years of delays and technical problems, the Russian Ground Forces are finally set to receive the first batch of T-14 Armata MBTs.
9th July 2021
Despite bullish pronouncements from government and navy officials, a glance at recent history indicates that further delays are likely in the upgrade and overhaul of the Russian Navy flagship.
22nd June 2021
Slovenian procurement of 4x4 light tactical vehicles proceeds smoothly, in contrast with plans elsewhere in central and eastern Europe.
2nd June 2021
By the end of 2024, Romania expects to receive a mobile coastal defence system based on the Naval Strike Missile.
28th May 2021
After years of waiting and one failed attempt, Croatia at last commits to buying replacements for its MiG-21 fleet.
17th May 2021
Turkey may be selling the Hürkuş-C light attack aircraft abroad for the first time but Western sanctions pose problems for exporters.
12th May 2021
Serbia is receiving MiG-29s from Belarus while the Balkan country also upgrades its existing fleet of seven single-seater MiG-29s.
12th May 2021
The annexation of Crimea in 2014 cast a long shadow over Russian naval shipbuilding programmes.
29th April 2021
An upgrade has transformed the Udaloy-class ASW destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov into a multirole frigate, the Russian Navy claims.
24th March 2021
Domestic industry meets Ukrainian demand for sniper and anti-armour rifles.
22nd January 2021
Comments from director general of Sevmash shed light on an order for more improved Borei-class boats.
16th November 2020
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
23rd October 2020
Developing and fielding shipborne anti-access/area denial systems has proven problematic
21st September 2020
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 …