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According a news release on the official website of USA army, October 2, 2017, the first 2,000 new M17 9mm semi-automatic pistols will be delivered to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The "Screaming Eagles" will be the first in a long line of units to receive the new 9mm pistol, which is meant as a replacement for the existing M9, which is quickly approaching the end of its useful service life.

The French Army has recently deployed the Souvim 2 in the North of Mali, a latest generation of mine detection vehicle to increase the operation capacities of engineer troops of the French armed forces. The SOUVIM 2 is a road mine clearing system designed and manufactured by MBDA since 2008.

The Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research-and-manufacturing corporation, a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation, has finished the delivery of special firefighting vehicles under the State Defense Order (GOZ) ahead of schedule, according to the company's press department. "Twelve special firefighting vehicles have been delivered to the Ministry of Defense [MoD] within two years. The last one was shipped to the customer this week, two months ahead of schedule," the press department said in a statement.

During the NATO Days in Czech Republic, Tatra Defence Vehicle has presented a self-propelled mortar vehicle, a new variant in the Pandur II CZ 8x8 armoured vehicle family. Tatra has developed this vehicle to response to a new request of the Czech army for a fire support vehicle.

The latest generation of Terminator 2 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) alos caller BMPT-72 hit the market with excellent prospects, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told Russia-24 TV channel. "The Terminator has actually exploded the market of military hardware and has excellent prospects as it is unprecedented for any army. No other military-industrial complex has such a vehicle and is unlikely to get it in the near future," he said.

Armored hardware expert Sergei Suvorov assessed the modern state of the Russian tank forces. He told Izvestia daily that the latest in the Russian army tank pool are T-90A, T-80UE-1 and T-72B3 tanks. The Russian tanks are not inferior to modern western analogues in most combat characteristics and exceed them is several parameters. The mentioned tanks are not new vehicles but a modernized family of T-72/90 and T-80. Actually the West has not been producing new tanks for a long time either.

U.S. Army and Marines M777A2 155mm towed-howitzers fitted with new M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes
 
New contract from US Army and Marine Corps for the Watervliet Arsenal wil to manufacture more than 100 M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes for the lightweight 155mm towed-howitzer system, the M777A2. The U.S. Marine contract is very similar to the Army order in that the arsenal will manufacture more than 100 M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes for the same howitzer system.
New contract from US Army and Marine Corps for the Watervliet Arsenal wil to manufacture more than 100 M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes for the lightweight 155mm towed-howitzer system, the M777A2. The U.S. Marine contract is very similar to the Army order in that the arsenal will manufacture more than 100 M776 Full-Bore Chrome Tubes for the same howitzer system.
 

Russian defense industry ready to offer new S-350E Vityaz air defense missile systems to foreign customers
 
Russia will offer to foreign customers already next year the latest air defense S-350E Vityaz systems. They are more compact and cheaper compared to S-400 but enjoy all S-300 capabilities and can engage in close combat without additional defense by Pantsir and Tor armaments. Experts believe that after Vityaz completes tests and becomes operational it will oust Buk missile complexes from foreign markets, Izvestia daily reported.
Russia will offer to foreign customers already next year the latest air defense S-350E Vityaz systems. They are more compact and cheaper compared to S-400 but enjoy all S-300 capabilities and can engage in close combat without additional defense by Pantsir and Tor armaments. Experts believe that after Vityaz completes tests and becomes operational it will oust Buk missile complexes from foreign markets, Izvestia daily reported.
 

 

Ukroboronprom has developed new modernized main battle tank T-72AMT for Ukrainian army
 
UKKROBORONPROM SE "Kiev Armored Plant" has developed a new modernized version of the Soviet-made T-72 called T-72AMT for the Ukrainian armed forces. One of the most important feature is the new armour.
UKKROBORONPROM SE "Kiev Armored Plant" has developed a new modernized version of the Soviet-made T-72 called T-72AMT for the Ukrainian armed forces. One of the most important feature is the new armour.

American engineers to develop 3-D printer expeditionary kits to make components on the field
 
American engineers here are developing 3-D expeditionary kits that could be used when needed to make specialty tools, spare parts, and other components to fill the time gaps between when parts break and when the replacement arrives from the original equipment manufacturers.
American engineers here are developing 3-D expeditionary kits that could be used when needed to make specialty tools, spare parts, and other components to fill the time gaps between when parts break and when the replacement arrives from the original equipment manufacturers.
 

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