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  • Defence Helicopter

    ​German Tigers join the fight in Mali

    28th February 2017

    The four Tiger attack helicopters from Germany's Combat Helicopter Regiment 36 that will deploy to Mali at the end of March will each carry an …

  • Land Warfare

    Ghana looks for wheeled action

    13th February 2017

    Ghana's army is looking to procure new wheeled armoured vehicles to upgrade its mobile warfare capability. The goal is to introduce vehicles that will mechanise …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Aero India 2017: Heron TP-XP heading to Bengaluru

    12th February 2017

    An export version of the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron TP UAV will be introduced at Aero India in Bengaluru, India, which runs from 14-18 …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    German Heron 1 fully operational in Mali

    11th February 2017

    The Heron 1 deployed by the Luftwaffe to Mali last year reached its full operational capability (FOC) on 1 February after its first flight with …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Germany to deploy Tiger and NH90s to Mali

    13th January 2017

    The German government on 11 January approved the deployment of four Tiger attack and four NH90 medical evacuation helicopters to Mali to replace the Royal …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    German Heron 1 UAS flies in Mali

    7th November 2016

    Germany's Heron 1 UAS has completed its first operational flight in support of the German Army’s mission in Mali on 1 November, Airbus Defence and Space …

  • Defence Helicopter

    ADAS 2016: Indonesian Army Aviation reaps benefit of deployment

    22nd September 2016

    The Indonesian Army is learning valuable lessons from its helicopter detachment’s current deployment to Mali. The Indonesian Medium Utility Helicopter Unit (INDO MUHU) landed in …

  • Land Warfare

    AAD 2016: UN uses Shrek for Mali EOD

    19th September 2016

    The UN is using recently acquired MRAPs for its EOD forces engaged in Mali, which is considered the most dangerous of all peacekeeping operations at …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    Heron crashes in Israel

    9th August 2016

    A Heron 1 has crashed over northern Israel during a test flight on 9 August, while Israeli media reported that a number of people on …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    LUNA flies in MINUSMA mission

    5th July 2016

    The German Army’s LUNA tactical UAS was deployed as part of the MINUSMA mission of the United Nations (UN) in Mali in June, EMT announced on 4 …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Netherlands beefs up its Apaches

    17th March 2015

    The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has developed a new set of modifications and operational techniques to turn its AH-64D Apaches into an ISTAR platform …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Dutch Apaches get new external fuel tanks

    3rd July 2014

    The Dutch Defence Helicopter Command has recently received new external fuel tanks for use on its Boeing AH-64D Apaches, it has emerged.  Robertson Fuel Systems …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    French Reaper reaches 500 Mali flight hours

    24th April 2014

    The French Air Force has reported that the Reaper detachment deployed in support of Operation Serval in Mali passed the 500 hour flight milestone on …

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Air: Electronic Attack - Jamming


    Bird Aerosystems’ SPREO is a Directional Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) designed to protect rotary and fixed-wing aircraft against incoming infrared (IR) guided surface-to-air and air-to-air missiles. ...

  • APCs/IFVs - 4x4, Mine-protected vehicles

    Mamba Mk7

    The Mamba Mk7 is one of the latest evolutions of the venerable South African Mamba mine-protected vehicle platform. Available in six configurations, the Mk7 offers a ...

  • Land: RWS

    ARX 20

    The ARX 20 was developed by Nexter to meet demand for a vehicle-mounted RWS that offers more firepower than an RWS armed with a 12.7mm ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles

    Ejder Yalçın

    The Ejder Yalçın is a 4x4 tactical combat vehicle that has been designed to meet the requirements of military and security users in both rural ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles


    The Shrek is an MRAP vehicle developed by the Streit Group in collaboration with the Ukrainian Kremenchug Automotive Plant (KrAZ). It is available in three ...

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

    Heron Mk 1

    The Heron, now called the Heron Mk I, is a MALE UAS manufactured by Isreal Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Malat Division. Designed for various missions, including ISTAR and artillery fire ...

  • Mine-protected vehicles


    The International MaxxPro was developed by Navistar for the MRAP programme and the US Army’s Medium Mine Protected Vehicle project. Selected for the MRAP Category ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles, Special operations vehicles

    HMT 400

    The High Mobility Transporter (HMT) range of vehicles, developed in the 1990s, is available in 4x4 HMT 400, 6x6 HMT 600 and convertible Extenda configurations. ...