PREMIUM: Enhanced Polish MCM capabilities come at a price
Trials of ORP Kormoran have prompted design modifications to two vessels, delaying their handover to the Polish Navy and raising the overall cost of the programme
PREMIUM: Czech Republic sheds more light on UCAV ambitions
Procurement of armed UAVs will plug a gap in the Czech military inventory
PREMIUM: Type 212CD talks hit a snag
Technological requirements seem to be a bone of contention between Germany and Norway, but both MoDs remain confident that the programme will proceed
PREMIUM: Thunder rolls through Estonia
Procurement of the K9 155mm self-propelled howitzer by the Baltic republic reflects a trend across Central and Eastern Europe
28th September 2020
Market analysis is underway by the Polish MoD Armament Inspectorate for the planned overhaul of obsolete, Soviet-era BMP-1 IFVs, designated in Polish service as the BWP-1. ...
11th September 2020
Hyundai Rotem is proposing a modified MBT to meet the Wilk future tank procurement requirement in Poland. The South Korean manufacturer showcased a model of ...
10th September 2020
Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) subsidiary Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) is to work with Czech firm Tatra Export on designing a new 4x4 armoured vehicle. HSW ...
8th September 2020
Ukraine may cut its fleet of L-39 Albatros jet trainers in favour of more modern aircraft such as the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano. The Ukrainian ...
8th September 2020
After a few months of uncertainty, Poland has relaunched the Ratownik programme to procure at least one modern rescue and salvage ship for the Polish ...
27th August 2020
A new tank battalion is being formed in eastern Poland, after the first batch of modified T-72M1 MBTs was received by the 19th Mechanized Brigade ...
20th August 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left of picture) and Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak signed an Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) on 15 August, ...
9th July 2020
An inspection and reconnaissance UGV has been tested in Poland to function at a record 800m distance from the operator. Logos Imaging, a US-based manufacturer ...
2nd July 2020
The Polish MoD Armament Inspectorate is procuring a new mobile very short range (VSHORAD) air defence system for the Polish Army under the Sona programme. ...
27th June 2020
The new leadership in the Slovak MoD faces a series of hard decisions over many procurement programmes that are expected to change the posture of ...
4th June 2020
The Polish MoD has shifted its helicopter procurement strategy with the launch of the Perkoz programme, which calls for acquisition of at least 32 light ...
28th May 2020
Rosomak SA, a subsidiary of the Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ), is looking to extend its licence from Finnish OEM Patria Land Systems ...
11th May 2020
The Javelin Joint Venture team, comprising Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Lockheed Martin, has completed the first production Javelin F-Model (FGM-148F) ATGM. The F-model is ...
30th April 2020
The Polish MoD will have to reshape its Technical Modernization Plan and re-evaluate some of its procurement goals, due to the economic crisis that is ...
24th April 2020
Israel may have to tighten its defence equipment export controls, after evidence emerged that Turkey has provided one of the sides in the Libyan civil ...
22nd April 2020
Polish company WB Group is offering its FlyEye 3.0 miniature UAS to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The offer was made last ...
21st April 2020
Israel-based Rafael and Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ) subsidiary PCO are working together to produce the Toplite EOS electro-optic (EO) system for the ...
16th April 2020
The Armament Inspectorate of the Polish MoD has launched a technical dialogue as it prepares to procure a series of man-portable, lightweight, single-shot anti-tank missile ...
2nd April 2020
The Czech Republic might delay or even cancel its programme to procure 210 new IFVs, which the country’s armed forces require urgently if they are to ...
27th March 2020
Shephard understands that the German federal government has asked its US counterpart for information about the Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter. Over the years, Boeing ...