Military




IDEX 2017: NIMR offers more firepower for JAIS 6×6

NIMR Automotive’s N35 (6×6) mine-protected multipurpose vehicle and its 4×4 counterpart have been re-designated as the JAIS, with the 6×6 variant offered with increased firepower. At IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi the JAIS 6×6…



Russia plans new Eastern Arctic air defence division

Russia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) is planning to create a new Arctic air-defence division covering the Eastern Arctic by 2018, state-owned media announced on 20 February. The unit will protect Moscow and the Ural…


Roboteam Demonstrates the Rooster Drone-Robot

Military robotics expert Roboteam is developing a hybrid air/ground drone robot system called ROOSTER, that mimics the flying of a male chicken. Its capability to fly over a short distance enables the Rooster to get…


Pakistan to step up fight against militants in Punjab

The government of Pakistan’s Punjab Province has requested the deployment of military troops after a recent upsurge in attacks by militant groups, a senior provincial government official told Jane’s on 21 February. Speaking on…


Poland launches new tender for military choppers

Poland on Monday formally launched a tender for 16 military helicopters following months of talks with aeronautics rivals Airbus, Lockheed Martin and Leonardo-Finmeccanica. The defence ministry began… This is summary only, please visit DefenceTalk.com for…


IDEX 2017: MSPV confirms large Egyptian order

The Dubai-based company Minerva Special Purpose Vehicles (MSPV) confirmed during IDEX 2017 held in Abu Dhabi that it is building large numbers of Panthera T6 light armoured vehicles for Egypt. The Panthera T6 was…