Military

First Leopard 2PL to be delivered to Poland

Rheinmetall Defence has confirmed that the first prototype of the Leopard 2PL tank is to be transported to Poland. “The first Leopard 2PL has passed all Rheinmetall’s factory tests in Germany. Now it will…



Canada’s JSS project costs jump

Canada’s Joint Support Ship (JSS) project has increased by about 43% to earlier estimates, the Department of National Defence (DND) has confirmed to Jane’s . The Canadian Government’s latest JSS estimate is now about CAD3.4…


Russian Caspian corvettes enter Mediterranean

Russia’s Caspian Flotilla has deployed two long-range missile corvettes to the Mediterranean, its Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed on 17 June. The Buyan-M (Project 21631) corvettes Veliki Ustyug and Grad Sviyazhsk were photographed by ship-watchers…




MBDA unveils evolved Licorne VSHORAD C2 system

MBDA has unveiled a new version of its Licorne lightweight very short range air defence (VSHORAD) command and control (C2) system, which includes an integrated anti-drone capability. First launched at Eurosatory 2016, the Licorne…