Land Forces

TURKEY and PHILIPPINES’ new defense project is from FNSS

Under the contract signed between FNSS and Department of National Defense (DND), Philippines which entered into force in August 2020, FNSS will provide stabilized one-man turrets production, integration and logistics support services to the Philippine Army. It is planned that the turrets will be integrated to the vehicles in October …

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Denmark Orders General Dynamics built EAGLE 4×4 Vehicles

EAGLE 4x4 vehicle

The Danish Ministry of Defense awarded a CHF 46 million ($52.1 million) contract to General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag (GDELS-Mowag) to deliver 56 PATROL vehicles and a first prototype of the RECONNAISSANCE Open variant. This second order is part of the Armored Patrol Vehicle (APV) framework agreement, which GDELS-Mowag and …

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The Netherlands and Germany Strengthen Military Ties

The Dutch and German armed forces are further strengthening the ties. State Secretary Barbara Visser and her German counterpart Benedikt Zimmer signed four agreements yesterday. Frigates For example, they will join force to replace the Dutch air defense and command and German F124 Sachsen frigates. Both countries will cooperate in …

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Mohamed Abdel-Mawgoud Named Commander of Egyptian Air Defense Forces

Mohamed Abdel-Mawgoud, Commander of Egyptian Air Defense Forces

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi appointed, on Wednesday, Major-General Mohamed Hegazy Abdel-Mawgoud as the new Commander of the Air Defense Forces, Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady announced in a statement, Daily News Egypt reported. Former Commander of the Air Defense Forces, Ali Fahmy, was appointed as the president’s advisor for military …

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Patria AMVXP 8×8 test vehicles on the way to Japan

Patria AMVXP 8x8 test vehicles on the way to Japan

Patria AMVXP 8×8 vehicles have now been sent from Finland to Japan for test purposes. These vehicles are part of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s project called the Next Wheeled Armored Vehicle operating under the Japanese Ministry of Defense. The vehicles will be handed over to the Japanese Ministry of Defense on …

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BAE Systems awarded $184 million for ACV full-rate production

The U.S. Department of Defense and BAE Systems announced on Thursday an agreement worth about $184 million for full-rate production of long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicles. Per the contract, the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) family of vehicles program has achieved its most significant milestone to date with the Marine Corps’ decision …

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