Contents tagged with military equipment

  • Putin: Russia is ready to return military ships and aircraft from the Crimea to Ukraine

    At a meeting with the chief editors of print media and news agencies in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced his readiness to transfer the military equipment left in the Crimea after the annexation of the peninsula back to Ukraine, Interfax reports.

    "The Ukrainian side has repeatedly raised the issue of the return of military equipment from the Crimea. We are ready to continue with this process; we are ready to hand over military ships to Ukraine, aviation equipment, armored …

  • Latvia receives 65 combat reconnaissance armored vehicles from Britain

    The Latvian National Armed Forces (NAF) received 65 out of 123 caterpillar combat reconnaissance armored cars from the UK. This was accomplished as part of a military equipment purchase agreement made between the two countries in 2014, as reported by Baltnews citing the press service of Latvian Ministry of Defense.

    The project to mechanize the land forces of the Latvian Army is divided into several phases and stages. The acquisition of 123 armored vehicles is stipulated as part of this project. …

  • Ukrainian defense industry builds the next-generation radar station

    KP NPK Iskra (a plant in Zaporizhia, Ukraine) has created a prototype of the new generation radar station 80K6T, which operates on solid-state modules, the press service of state-owned concern UkrOboronProm reports.

    "80K6T meets all world standards. The station is equipped with a transistor transmitter and it is compact enough that it can be transported by an American C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft. These exact requirements were indicated in almost all international tenders for …

  • Poland and Ukraine signed an agreement on the supply of military equipment

    The Polish Industrial Optics Center will supply Ukrainian defense enterprises with surveillance and guidance devices for armored vehicles, PAP reports. The agreement was signed on Monday, June 26 in Warsaw.

    The agreement between the Industrial Center of Optics and Ukrinmasz refers to the supply of optoelectronic devices for drivers and commanders of military vehicles used by Ukraine, particularly the BMP, BTR and BRDM fighting vehicles.

    The commercial director of the Polish enterprise, Pavel …

  • The Kremlin expects to expand sales of weapons to Egypt

    Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin expects that there will be an increase in the military equipment provided to Egypt, including additional Ka-52 Alligator helicopters. He stated this during a meeting with the Egyptian Minister of Military Production Muhammad Al-Assar, TASS reported.

    “I spoke with the Minister of Defense today and saw a depiction of where your soldiers were, but they were armed with Kalashnikovs. Russian weapons have been in your country for a long time, but I hope, as a …