SEPTEMBER 2021 News Global Defence & Security Industry - Military


According to a tweet from the C.O. of the 1st Régiment de Spahis - a cavalry unit of the French army -, his regiment has received its first 14 SCAR-H PR precision rifles manufactured by FN Herstal, delivered with a Swarovski 8x24 mm scope. It succeeds the FR-F2, in service since 1986.

According to Taiwan News, the Taiwanese army will start working on a remote-control anti-drone system starting next year, and the project’s budget has already been approved by the central government. The new system will be deployed on outlying islands, military bases, missile launch sites.

The Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) concern, a subsidiary of state corporation Rostec, will complete all trials of the newest 2S43 Malva 152 mm self-propelled howitzer (SPH) in 2022, a UVZ spokesperson told the TASS news agency. "A prototype of the Malva 152mm wheel-based self-propelled howitzer is now passing through its preliminary trials. The all-aspect test program, including state trials, is set to be completed in 2022," said the spokesperson.

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