Military


Infocom develops new armed UGV

Kiev-based Infocom has revealed to Jane’s details of Laska, its new unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Developed through a company-funded project, the system is designed to support tactical level operations on the battlefield. Sergey…



DoD seeks further MD 530F helos for allies

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is looking to acquire up to 120 additional MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack and reconnaissance rotorcraft for allied operators, it was disclosed on the…




French Air Force upgrades AWACS

The Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), the French procurement agency, awarded a tender on 12 July to Air France International/KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) for the manintenance in operational condition (MCO) and cockpit…



China launches R&D restructuring programme

Chinese President Xi Jinping formally inaugurated a restructure of the country’s military research and development (R&D) institutes on 19 July, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Xi said the reorganisation would support the Chinese government’s…


Iraqi T-90 tank order confirmed

Vladimir Kozhin, the presidential aid for military-technical co-operation, had confirmed that Iraq has placed an order for T-90 tanks, the Izvestia newspaper reported on 20 July. Kozhin did not reveal how many tanks have been…