A team comprising Airbus, Fujitsu and Thales UK seeks the systems integrator role in LE TacCIS.
Lviv Armoured Plant hands over upgraded tanks to Ukraine
‘The works were carried out ahead of schedule and under conditions of limited funding,’ Ukroboronprom announced on 7 April, although LBWZ director Viktor Androshchuk said that the factory ‘exceeded the production plan by more than UAH20 million [$720,000]’ in Q1 2021.
LBWZ transferred ten combat vehicles to the Ukrainian MoD earlier this year.
The modernised T-64s and T-72s are equipped with modern fire control systems, internal and external communication and communication, day and night vision devices, rear view cameras, satellite navigation and dynamic protection.
Aside from repair and modernisation of T-64 and T-72 MBTs, LBWZ manufactures and repairs other vehicles such as GPM-72 and GPM-54 armoured firefighting tanks and the Dozor-B tactical armoured wheeled vehicle.
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Russia hosts another demonstration of the 2S19M1-155 self-propelled howitzer and Orlan-10E UAV for ‘representatives of a foreign customer’.
Rheinmetall of Germany and US-based Northrop Grumman aim to offer ‘forward-looking ammunition technology’ to the international market.
The Slovak MoD is pushing ahead with the procurement of new infantry fighting vehicles to replace its old Soviet-era platforms. Companies interested in bidding for the programme are bringing their platforms to Slovakia to demonstrate their capabilities throughout early 2021.
The Indian Army makes moves to select its first ever truck-mounted howitzers, plus it recognises the need to protect its T-90S tank fleet.
The 40Kwh Silent Watch system will provide power to run the mounted surveillance system on the LAV 6.0 vehicle in Canada.