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News - "russian invasion"

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Military UAS - micro, Military UAS - rotary-wing

    Golden Eagle (NATO Member)

    Programme Background2022 Russian Invasion of UkraineFollowing Russia's invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, the usage and effectiveness of micro and mini UAV platforms in the ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Bayraktar TB2 (Ukrainian Navy)

    Programme Background Ukrainian Army The Ukraine Army purchased 12 TB2 units in January 2019 for a reported $69 million. The units were reportedly delivered from ...

  • Transport, Transport/tanker aircraft

    New Transport Aircraft - Czech Republic

    Programme Background The Czech Republic is looking to procure more military transport aircraft. Czech defence minister Jana Černochová attended a ‘non-binding’ ground and flight demonstration of ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Multi Role Combat Aircraft Bangladesh

    Programme Background The Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) continues its quest to acquire a new multirole combat aircraft. Under the country’s Forces Goal 2030 plan, which ...

  • Military helicopters - transport/heavy lift

    Mi-171 Replacement (Philippines)

    Programme Background Requirement In November 2021, Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that a contract has been signed between the DND for the acquisition of ...

  • Frigates

    Admiral Gorshkov Class (Project 22350) (9 – 20)

    Programme BackgroundThe Admiral Gorshkov class is to consist of between 15 to 20 stealth frigates being built the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg for ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    MQ-9A (Poland)

    Programme Background Reported Procurement On 28 February 2022, the Polish website Defence 24 reported that Poland had ordered an unknown quantity of MQ-9As as an urgent acquisition connected directly ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - tactical

    Watchkeeper X (Romania)

    Programme Background 2021 In mid-2021, the Romanian manufacturer Aerostar signed a collaboration with U-TacS for the potential production of the Watchkeeper X in Romania. U-TacS is ...

  • Frigates

    Admiral Gorshkov Class (Project 22350) (1 - 8)

    Programme Background The Admiral Gorshkov-class is to consist of between 15 to 20 stealth frigates being built the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg for ...

  • Submarines: conventional, attack

    New Submarines (Romania)

    Programme Background RequirementsThe Russian invasion of Ukraine has fostered considerations in Bucharest about the need to possess advanced military platforms. Romania considers submarines a key ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    GA-ASI MALE UAV (Ukraine)

    Programme Background 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine On 24 February 2022, the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. Ukraine's UAVs have seemingly performed well in the ...

  • Frigates

    Admiral Grigorovich Class (Project 11356M)

    Although the Russian Navy are focusing their efforts on corvettes due to the difficulties in constructing larger vessels, they are still attempting to bring some ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Zefir (Poland)

    Programme Background Requirments The Zefir programme concerns a MALE class UCAV with an up to 1000km operating radius. The Polish MoD, back in 2018, planned ...

  • Fighter - multirole

    Tornado Replacement Follow-On (Germany)

    Programme Background In March 2020 it emerged that the German government was considering  30 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to replace 45 nuclear-capable Tornados, although contracts have yet ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Bayraktar TB2 (Latvia)

    Programme Background Factory Visit On 7 June 2021, Baykar's official Twitter account announced that the Latvian Minister of Defence, Artis Pabrikis, had visited the Baykar ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Land: RWS

    Nanuk Russian

    Rheinmetall Canada's Nanuk RWS family includes this variant for non-NATO weapons, which combines full stabilisation, long-range day/night all-weather sights and a versatile weapon cradle that ...

  • Land: RWS

    Qimek Russian

    Rheinmetall's Qimek single-weapon RWS family includes a variant for non-NATO weapons, which combines full stabilisation, long-range day/night all-weather sights and a versatile weapon cradle for ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4

    KamAZ-43269 Vystrel

    The KamAZ-43269 Vystrel (originally known as the BPM-97) is a 4x4 armoured vehicle based on the proven KamAZ-4326 4x4 military truck chassis. Although development started in ...

  • Transport/tanker aircraft

    Il-78M

    Based on the Il-76 transport, the Il-78 convertible tanker/transport aircraft first entered service in 1974 and was followed three years later by the improved Il-78M ...

  • Frigates

    Admiral Gorshkov (Project 22350)

    The Admiral Gorshkov-class frigates for the Russian Navy are being built under the long-running Project 22350 programme. It was approved in 2003 for a class ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - tactical

    Orlan-10/10E

    Developed by the Russia-based Special Technology Center, the Orlan-10 is a medium-range UAS with many variants, such as the 10E, an export version introduced in 2017. The ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    BMP-1

    The BMP-1 (Bronevaya Maschina Piekhota-1) is a tracked amphibious IFV that was developed in the Soviet Union during the 1960s.  Entering service with the Soviet ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Orion / Orion-E

    The Orion, sometimes called the Inokhodets, is the first Russian-manufactured MALE UAV that has been designed to carry out a wide variety of military surveillance applications. Russia has ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    BTR-MDM

    The BTR-MDM Rakushka is an amphibious tracked armoured vehicle developed by Kurganmashzavod to meet the Russian Airborne Forces' (VDV) need for a new air-droppable APC. ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 8x8

    BTR-70

    The BTR-70 is an amphibious 8x8 armoured personnel carrier originally developed for the Soviet Union's armed forces. Produced in the Soviet Union from 1972 until ...

  • Tanks

    BMPT

    UVZ developed the BMPT Fire Support Combat Vehicle, nicknamed Terminator by the company, after studying the Russian Army's performance during the Chechen War. Designed to ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - MALE

    Okhotnik-B

    The Okhotnik-B, or the Sukhoi S-70, is an advanced UCAV due to enter the service of the Russian Armed Forces in 2024, according to Andrey Yelchaninov, the ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - mini

    Leleka-100

    The Leleka-100 is an electric mini UAV manufactured by the Ukrainian company's Ukrspecsystems and DeViRo. Once launched from a rubber catapult, the platform's ability to host a ...

  • Unmanned weapon systems

    Phoenix Ghost

    Manufactured by AEVEX Aerospace with input from the USAF, the Phoenix Ghost is a VTOL capable loitering munition revealed by the 21 April 2022 announcement of ...

  • Land: Electronic Attack - Jamming

    R-330Zh

    The R-330Zh, (also referred to as Zhitel) is a jamming communication station that has been designed for detection, analysis, direction finding and jamming of satellite ...