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Russia to donate MiG-29s, T-72s to Serbia

Key Points Serbia is set to receive donated MiG-29 fighters and T-72 tanks from Russia As part of the deal, Serbia is expected to pay Russian firms to overhaul the equipment Russia…


Netherlands orders Leopard 2 bridgelayers

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) announced on 21 December that it has been awarded a contract to supply five Leguan armoured vehicle launched bridges (AVLBs) to the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA). Under the terms of this…





Brazil to receive fewer C295 aircraft than planned

The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) will only receive two of the three Airbus Defence and Space C295 search-and-rescue (SAR) aircraft, which were ordered to complement 12 other C925s acquired through Brazil’s CL-X2 programme. The aircraft,…