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2 SAMP/T Sections, 2 Crotale Systems and CMD3D Deployed for Aurora Inter-Forces Military Exercise in Sweden

October 17, 2017 09:10
As part of the Aurora military exercise organised by the Swedish army in September throughout Swedish territory, the French Air Force deployed two SAMP/T sections, two Crotale weapon systems and a 3D Air Defence Management Centre (CMD3D).

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Caracal CAR 816 assault rifle at test firing range BIDEC 2017

October 17, 2017
The UAE-based (United Arab Emirates) firearms manufacturer Caracal at the firing range test area with its CAR 816 during BIDEC 2017, the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference. This assault rifle is in service with the Royal Guard of Bahrain…

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MLBSh new version of Russian MTLB light armoured tractor

October 12, 2017
Russia's Remdiesel company has unveiled the updated variant of the MTLB light armoured tractor designated MLBSh (Multi-Purpose Light Protected Amphibious Chassis). According to the official catalogue of the Remdiesel, the MLBSh features a laden weight of…

Military Equipment / Defence Industry

DANA 152mm 8x8 self-propelled howitzer Czech Republic

October 12, 2017
The Dana is a 152mm 8x8 self-propelled howitzer that was developed in the late 1970s to respond to a request for the Czech army for a new mobile artillery system. The vehicle was designed and manufactured by the Czech Company ZTS and entered in service with…