January 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Saab receives a US$ 36 million order for Carl-Gustaf anti-tank recoilless rifle
 
Saab receives a US 36 million order for Carl-Gustaf anti-tank recoilless rifle 640 001
Defence and security company Saab has received a contract for production and delivery of the man-portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf. The order value is approx. US$ 36 million and deliveries will take place during 2017. The order will be booked in the fourth quarter 2016.
 

ZTQ light tank with 105mm cannon now in service with the Chinese armed forces
 
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New pictures released on Internet confirm that the new Chinese-made ZTQ light tank is now in service with the Chinese armed forces. Images of this tank first appeared in 2010/2011 and according some internet military sources, the ZTQ was developed for operations in mountainous regions.
 

Thailand will purchase a total of 49 VT4 main battle tanks from China
 
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The army commander in chief of Thailand has announced that the country will purchase more military equipment from China. The Thai army had signed an agreement to purchase 28 VT-4 main battle tanks from China and in the second phase would procure more such tanks until it has a full fleet of 49 tanks in fiscal year 2017.
 

Iran ready to export small-caliber ammunition with the launch of new production line
 
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Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Hossein Dehqan announced the country's preparedness to export small-caliber ammunition to foreign states. General Dehqan made the remarks, addressing the inauguration ceremony of the production line of small-caliber ammunition in Tehran on Monday, January 2, 2017.
 

US Army places US$176 Mn order for Oshkosh Defense Joint Light Tactical Vehicles
 
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Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 409 vehicles, 1,984 installed kits, 82 packaged kits and related services and support. The order valued at more than $176 million, is the fourth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.
 

Russian army artillery brigades and regiments will receive Orlan-10 reconnaissance UAVs
 
Russian army artillery brigades and regiments will receive Orlan-10 reconnaissance UAVs 640 001
Russian field artillery brigades and regiments will receive Orlan-10 reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capable of using miniature electronic intelligence (ELINT) systems to detect enemy command posts, signal centers and the positions of artillery guns and multiple-launch rocket launchers.
 

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