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Saab Announces a Contract with South Korea

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 24th September 2018 the Swedish company Saab announced its newly signed contract with South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for supporting of the Arthur Weapon Locating System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the…

DCS Will Provide Technical and Programmatic Support to the US Army TARDEC GVSP

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The provider of engineering, programmatic and technical support services to the Department of Defense and other customers focused on national security, DCS Corporation, announced on 18 September 2018 that the company has received a five year prime task order to provide technical and…

US Army Can Afford 100 More Advanced Patriot Missiles Due to UAE Missile Sales

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: BreakingDefence.com According to a reprogramming request to shift fiscal 2018 funding, sent to Congress in June, the U.S. Army intends to purchase 100 of the newest variant of Patriot missiles. The purchase is possible thanks to the sale of…

Sweden Will Acquire Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defence Systems

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Raytheon / The combat-proven Patriot is the world's most advanced air and missile defence system. Sweden will acquire Raytheon’s Patriot air and missile defence systems. The deal has been approved by the Swedish government, learned…

Leonardo DRS Receives Additional $13 Million to Continue Its Work on a C-UAV System

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Leonardo DRS/A M-ATV equipped with Leonardo DRS' MLIDS, developed to disable or destroy enemy drones In the context of the quickly developing UAV technologies nowadays, an additional $13 million has been granted to Leonardo DRS in order the…

Patriot PAC-3 MSE Air Defense Missile System Breaks The Distance Record

WASHINGTON, U.S. (Bulgarianmilitary.com), July 31, 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Defpost.com Developed as a modernization of the already battle-proven PAC-3 Missile, the latest system The PAC-3 MSE successfully completed its first missile defense flight test, led by the U.S. Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The…

Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the UK’s Arthur System

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab/ The Arthur weapon locating system On 27th July 2018, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that it will continue to provide logistical support for the UK’s Arthur weapon locating system. For that purpose it…

A Laser Weapon System Preliminary Design Underway from Raytheon

MCKINNEY, Texas, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 6, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows a Oshkosh-produced M1089 A1P2 MTV wrecker in A-kit configuration. A 100-kW class laser weapon system preliminary design is being developed by Raytheon - a technology and innovation leader specializing in…

General Dynamics Land Systems Will Upgrade 116 Stryker Vehicles of the US Army

STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 2, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: GDLS On Thursday last week, 26th June 2018, an announcement came out from General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) for a newly received contract modification at the amount of $258 million for upgrading of 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles of the…

Lockheed Martin Will Manufacture ATACMS Missiles for the US Army

DALLAS, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 28, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin This week turns out to be quite busy for Lockheed Martin. After the Bahrain F-16 contract, another contract was announced on the same day – Monday, 25th June and this time it is for production of Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS)…

The Armed Forces of UAE Are Expecting Its First Rabdan

PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 21, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo: Defence Blog This year the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates expect to receive and field its first Rabdan IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle), reported Defence Blog. The Rabdan IFV has been purchased from the developer of the amphibious vehicle - Al Jasoor, which…

BAE Systems Will Deliver New ACVs to the U.S. Marine Corps

ARLINGTON (Virginia, the USA), June 20, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: BAE Systems BAE Systems will deliver new amphibious combat vehicles to the U.S. Marine Corps under a $198 million contract, which was won in a robust competition, announced from the company on 19th June 2018. The first delivery batch will contain 30 amphibious…

The Ukranian Malyshev Factory Starts BTR-4E Hulls Production Line

KHARKIV (Ukraine), June 18, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: en.wikipedia.org (BTR-4E) The Ukranian Malyshev Factory (formerly the Kharkiv Locomotive Factory), located in Kharkiv, Ukraine and part of the State Concern UkrOboronProm (Ukrainian Defence Industry), has started a new production line for BTR-4E experimental hulls, reported…

21 BMP-2 Fighting Vehicles Upgraded for the Slovak Armed Forces

RRATISLAVA (the Slovak Republic), June 5, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Shephard Media On 29th May the Slovak Defence Ministry announced that the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic has received twenty-one upgraded BMP-2 vehicles, reported Shephard Media. The 21 armoured fighting vehicles were upgraded by the Slovak company…

Common Platform for Various Missions and Applications – PIRAHNA

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), June 1, 2018, Text: General Dynamics, Photo: General Dynamics  Vehicle Concept - A vehicle platform that is in service with armed forces on all continents; Continually evolving to meet latest operational requirements; Integration of latest cutting-edge technologies in survivability and mobility; Unique payload/gross vehicle…

First Successful Tests for the British Army’s Land Ceptor

VIDSEL (Sweden), May 31, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: MBDA (Vidsel test range, Sweden) On 28th May the UK Defence Ministry announced that the British Army's Land Ceptor has been successfully tested for the first time as a whole system, including the cutting-edge SAAB Giraffe radar, near the Baltic Sea within a test fire range of…

The Kamchatka Marine Formation of Russia Received New BTR-82A APCs

MOSCOW (Russia), May 30, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Vitaly V. Kuzmin (BTR-82A) On 29th May 2018 the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced that a marine formation allocated in Kamchatka (north-east Russia) received new BTR-82A armoured personnel carriers (APC). More than 30 modern APCs were delivered by ships to…

Patria Land Systems

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 30, 2018, Source: Patria, Photo: Patria (Patria AMV 28A)  Patria is a trusted provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services and technology solutions. Besides Finland, the Group has operations in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Poland, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and South Africa. Patria…

Textron Systems

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 30, 2018, Source: Textron Systems, Photo: Textron Systems (4×4 Armored Wheeled Vehicle) Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses…

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