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My favorite is one of the smallest expenditures on his list — $1.1 billion to upgrade 85 Abrams tanks. I spent five years in Afghanistan, one of those years working with the military, and never saw a tank there. It turns out that in January 2017 (yes, under President Obama) the largest shipment of tanks since ...
MOSCOW, April 3. /TASS/. Delivery of four Mi-35 attack helicopters, four Mi-17 transport helicopters, T-72 tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles and other military hardware from Russia to Serbia has been discussed during the meeting with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Serbian Defense ...

During the 1993 siege of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, the military provided federal agents with equipment that included several Bradley armored personnel carriers and two M1 Abrams tanks. National Guard units also deployed helicopters and surveillance aircraft. But active-duty ...
In addition to the tanks, Rabat received tracked command post vehicles, grenade launchers and howitzers as well as 419 armored personnel carriers. The deliveries are part of US and European efforts to strengthen Morocco's military to deal with drug-trafficking and terrorist networks that are proliferating ...
Vladimir Putin ratcheted up Russia's military capabilities recently, following the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England, last month. And today, Russian authorities sent their new 'Terminator' tanks to reinforce military capabilities and sex up the Red Square Victory Day parade in May.
Despite these delays and Bangkok's turn to other sources on this front, including China, deliveries of the tanks had continued on into 2017 (See: “What's Next for China-Thailand Military Ties in 2018?”). Indications were that the deal would finally be effectively completed around the end of the first quarter of ...

Trump showed off Saudi Arabia's massive US military buys in giant charts — here's everything that's on them. Ben Brimelow ... The M1 Abrams has been the main battle tank of the US since the 1980s. It known as one of the best tanks ever made, and is in service in a number of variations with seven nations.
The facility, with 20 giant underground tanks that cumulatively hold 250 million gallons (946 million liters) of fuel, is deemed by the military to be an essential facility for operations. In December, the Navy submitted a tank upgrade study that examines three single-wall options and includes improved repair ...
Back in the 1990s, Russians sold the Chinese a lot of military technology, including the Su-27/30/33 Flanker family of multi-role fighters and Sovremennyy-class guided missile destroyers. This wasn't the first instance of Eurasian collaboration — the Soviet Union and Communist China were close in the 1950s, when Russia ...
Despite denying the acquisition of the Leopard 2A7, it does look like Singapore is ordering additional Leopard 2 tanks, with the German government's annual military equipment export report stating that a further seven was delivered to Singapore in 2016. German government reports previously indicated ...
The Chinese state broadcaster CCTV revealed a brief clip of an ageing Type-59 tank fitted with new remote control technology and seemingly being driven by a soldier sitting at a nearby control deck. State media said the Chinese military was investigating how to network the tanks to aircraft and satellites to ...
"The principal decision on the adoption of the Terminator has been made. The signing of relevant documents is expected soon," the source said. The BMPT tank support combat vehicle has been developed by Russia's UralVagonZavod Corporation. The vehicle, built on the chassis of T-72 battle tank and ...
Hundreds of Cambodian and Chinese soldiers began a 15-day joint military exercise in central Cambodia this week, involving live-fire rocket launches from helicopters, mock tank battles, and anti-terrorism and emergency relief training. China will reportedly also donate tanks and armored personnel ...
It looks as if President Trump will get the military parade he has coveted for months. But it will not be on the Fourth of July — and it will not include tanks. Instead, plans are underway to hold a plane-filled display on Veterans Day in Washington, according to a Pentagon memo sent to the chairman of the ...
Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli has acknowledged that one specific unmanned program — that of a remotely operated tank — is ”a challenging task and a very complex program. But he added that “there is a number of local companies that have the technology to make the ground work for this ambition.
M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank crews assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engage targets at a live fire accuracy screening test range at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 15 in preparation for a culminating ...
The US Army is taking a substantial next step in the accelerated development of a new Mobile Protected Firepower lightweight armored vehicle - designed to support infantry combat teams in fast-moving combat situations. The service, which plans to build prototypes in the next several years, is now ...

The Navy is set to equip its Super Hornet and Growler fleet with bigger fuel tanks in the coming years, a development that will allow the jets to fly farther and provide ... Although new fuel tanks on a jet may seem like an innocuous development, the move reflects the military's renewed focus on preparing for ...
The military will use an new, computer-based database to manage logistics, maintenance and the supply chain of its new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But there have been numerous problems bringing the system online. “Instead of being sub-optimized, how do we want to run some of these areas like an airline ...
After decades of research, the Army has decided to do a wide rollout of active-protection systems for Abrams tanks. The systems are designed to thwart incoming antitank missiles and other projectiles. Such defenses have renewed relevance for the Pentagon, which is refocusing on potential large-scale ...
The Trump administration told Congress on Thursday that it plans to sell Ukraine 210 anti-tank missiles to help it defend its territory from Russia, in a major escalation of U.S. lethal assistance to Ukraine's military. The long-awaited move, which lawmakers of both parties have been urging for years, deepens ...
By late 2019, the U.S. Army could field up to three manned and unmanned combat vehicles to help determine the future of heavy army fighting vehicles. The Next Generation Combat Vehicle will replace Cold War era fighting vehicles with a new, modern design meant to kit out tank and mechanized infantry ...


 

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