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American edition: The Russian military from the ATGM "Kornet" massively destroy the Western armored vehicles that were considered invulnerable
The anti-tank guided missile system (ATGM) developed by the Tula Instrument Design Bureau shows high efficiency during the military conflict in Ukraine. An editorial in the American magazine Military Watch Magazine (MWM) notes that guided missiles of this ATGM massively destroy Western armored vehicles, including German Leopard 2 tanks and the British Challenger 2 MBT, which were considered invulnerable until now, regardless of the level of armor protection, including dynamic.
The trucks involved in the SVO will receive enhanced protection. The domestic industry has already presented a number of interesting developments.
The armies of Australia and New Zealand are intended for external use
Geographically remote from all the major centers of civilization, Australia and New Zealand are full-fledged constituent parts of the Anglo-Saxon world.
On September 13, 2023, BAE Systems Corporation signed a contract worth 5 billion Swedish kronor (419 million euros) with the Swedish defense procurement agency Försvarets materielverk (FMV) for the supply of 48 self-propelled howitzers Archer 155-mm/52 caliber for the Swedish army, which will be made on a wheeled automobile chassis RMMV HX2 (8x8) manufactured by a German company Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicle (RMMV). The production of Archer self-propelled howitzers will be carried out by the Swedish branch of BAE Systems (BAE Systems Bofors) with the start of deliveries in 2025.
At the International Defense Exhibition, the Polish Armed Forces presented upgraded M1A1 Abrams, Leopard 2 2PL tanks and Korean K2 Black Panther MBT
The annual International Defense Industry Exhibition MSPO, considered the largest and most representative in Eastern Europe, is being held in the Polish city of Kielce from September 5 to 9. At it, the Polish Armed Forces, whose leadership has repeatedly stated its intention to create the largest modern army on the continent, tried to present the best samples of weapons and military equipment, both foreign and domestic production.
How to protect yourself from drones, cruise missiles and "jumping" bombs
According to Dan Rice, a former US army officer and ex-adviser to the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, General Valery Zaluzhny, 2,000 M26 cluster missiles can "end the conflict."
The publication "BelVPO" summarized all the analytical materials on this topic and found out what is really happening.
The Russian soldiers - liberators managed to turn a 155-mm Caesar self-propelled gun of a rare modification, manufactured in an amount of only nineteen pieces, into scrap metal.
Within the framework of the 17th International commercial Transport exhibition Comtrans 2023, which takes place on September 5-8 in Moscow, the leader of the Russian cargo engineering KAMAZ presents about 30 exhibits, among which there are traditionally many novelties.
The Polish company plans to independently produce South Korean MLRS K239 Chunmoo on the platform of the Jelcz truck
Poland continues to implement a large-scale military capacity-building program, focusing on the purchase of modern foreign weapons, mainly from the United States and South Korea. At the same time, Warsaw does not forget about the development of its own defense industry, trying to localize maintenance, repair, modernization and even partial or full production of military equipment and its components purchased abroad.
"It is becoming a popular armored car in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation": the Western press noted an increase in the supply of Z-STS "Akhmat"
There are more and more photos of Z-STS "Akhmat" armored vehicles present at the front or being transferred to the zone of their own, which allows us to talk about the growth of the fleet of these vehicles in the Russian army.
"They conduct reconnaissance of targets in a matter of minutes": the Spanish press appreciated the machine of artillery fire control "Covenant-D"
Spanish military journalists who visited the Army-2023 exhibition were interested in the new Zavet-D artillery fire control vehicle, made on the chassis of the KamAZ-4386 Typhoon 4x4 armored car.
An armored vehicle "Kozak-2M1" with a new remotely controlled combat module was seen in service with the AFU
Units of the Ukrainian army may have begun to receive a new modification of the Kozak-2M1 armored car with a remotely controlled combat module. One such armored car was spotted near the line of contact.
"The defense industry draws conclusions from the fighting in Ukraine": the Tornado-G MLRS based on the Spartak armored car is presented
The Russian industry has developed a new modification of the Tornado-G MLRS (which is an upgrade of the BM-21 Grad) using the new Spartak armored car in an elongated 6x6 version as a chassis.
The Russian armored car AMN -590911 "Spartak", having received a 57-mm automatic cannon, can now destroy an enemy located at a distance of 7000 meters.
"No ammunition will penetrate the car": the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine appreciated the LAVR armored car
The first materials testifying to the appearance of LAVR armored vehicles in service with the Armed Forces of Ukraine were published in December 2022, although it is reported that they were received even before the start of the SVO. Last winter, Ukrainian soldiers trained on them in Pripyat, which was turned into a training ground by the Kiev regime. After 8 months, the APU gave an assessment of this machine, which is used by the US Marine Corps.
Nikolay Volobuev spoke about the training of specialists in the program "Advanced engineering Schools"
The X International Forum of Technological Development "Technoprom-2023" was held in Novosibirsk. Within its framework, Nikolay Volobuev, Deputy Director General of Rostec State Corporation, member of the Bureau of the Union of Machine Builders of Russia, spoke at the panel discussion "The appearance of a new type of engineer: a competency portrait of a graduate of an Advanced Engineering School that meets the needs of the real sector of the economy" and spoke about the work that Rostec is doing to train highly qualified engineering personnel within the framework of the Advanced Engineering Schools program (WRITE).
The former Empire wisely tames its warlike spirit
Spain has a rich military history, though not very victorious. It is enough to recall the Invincible armada, which was defeated not even by the British fleet (it simply did not exist then), but by a "team of pirates" led by Francis Drake.
On August 14, 2023, Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Blaszczak approved a framework contract with a consortium including the Polish state defense industrial association Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA (PGZ) and the Rosomak SA plant, which is part of it, for the supply of about 400 light reconnaissance wheeled armored vehicles Lekki Pojazd Rozpoznawczy (LRP) to the Polish Army, representing a variant of South Korean light armored car Kia KLTV (4x4).
As the Interfax news agency reported, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation at the International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023" signed state contracts worth more than 400 billion rubles with defense industry enterprises and awarded them to enterprises. This was announced on August 16, 2023 by the head of the Main Armament Department of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Anatoly Gulyaev.