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  • Hungary to Acquire Rheinmetall’s New Lynx Fighting Vehicle
    Hungary to Acquire Rheinmetall’s New Lynx Fighting Vehicle 14 September 2020
    Hungary will become the first customer of Rheinmetall’s new Lynx infantry fighting vehicle. Hungary will buy 218 Lynx KF41 vehicles and pay more than $2 billion. Rheinmetall’s U.S. $2.4 billion contract with the Hungarian government, signed in Budapest, is for 218 Lynx KF41 vehicles, nine Buffalo armoured recovery vehicles, as well as spares and simulators, the company wrote in a statement. The Lynx vehicles will be equipped with Rheinmetall’s manned Lance 30mm tur...
  • 130 mm Tank Main Gun
    130 mm Tank Main Gun 8 August 2020
    The main battle tanks are one of the most important parts of the modern battlefield so they incorporates elements such as mobility, survivability and firepower. Rheinmetall, one of the leading defence companies in Germany, introduced the new tank gun with a video that it published. The 130mm smoothbore gun was shown on a Challenger 2 main battle tank. It is stated that the platform, which is equipped with a state of the art automatic loading system, has the most advanced main b...
  • Virus Causes Further Cancels at Fairs
    Virus Causes Further Cancels at Fairs 23 March 2020
    Due to COVID-19, which has become an epidemic in the world, many fairs have been postponed since February. As of March, defence fairs were also affected by this development. With the belief that the epidemic will end in May, many fairs organized in the summer have not decided to postpone it. However, the epidemic began to delay these expos. Securika, the security fair held in Russia, was planned to start on April 12, and there was no postponement announcement. According to the new statement, ...
  • 15 Exhibitions to Attend in 2020
    15 Exhibitions to Attend in 2020 30 October 2019
    Expos to be nationally attended for 2020 are announced. A total of 15 fairs will be attended in 2020. Two of these fairs are in Turkey and Germany. Remaining expos are in Qatar, Chile, Malaysia, France, United Kingdom, Azerbaijan, Republic of South Africa, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. The Defence Industry Presidency (SSB) will provide national participation to nine of the fairs. Defence and Aerospace Industry Exporters’ Association (SSI) will provide national participation t...
  • Back to Old Habits: Eurosatory 2018
    Back to Old Habits: Eurosatory 2018 9 July 2018
    Eurosatory Exhibition, which have taken the pulse of military land systems for more than half a century including the Cold War, thus witnessing many doctrinal and conceptual changes, gave hints during its 2018 edition on 11-13 June as to the requirements of modern battlefields. 
  • Modular Solution to Spike NLOS
    Modular Solution to Spike NLOS 4 July 2018
    Rafael Advanced Defence Systems announced the completion of the development phase of the new low weight integrated SPARC remote controlled launch system for Spike NLOS. The system, developed for a undisclosed special forces customer, has been specially optimized for light all terrain vehicles. The concept was exhibited for the first time at the Eurosatory 2016, the launcher on the Polaris MRZR-4 type vehicle, two  ready to launch missiles , and two clip-on loading addition...
  • Horiba presents Centaur for Turkish market
    Horiba presents Centaur for Turkish market 18 June 2018
    Centaur' mid-sized multirole unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), developed by the UK's Horiba Mira engineering group for a Turkish defence requirement, was unveiled at the Eurosatory 2018. The lightweight 6×6 Centaur is a variant of the Viking platform and its production is planned in Turkey by Horiba Mira’s Turkish consortium partner, Katmerciler. 3-metre long platform can carry payloads of up to 600 kg and is capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 km/h. Centaur will...
  • Yugoimport presents X-01 Strsljen armed VTOL UAV
    Yugoimport presents X-01 Strsljen armed VTOL UAV 16 June 2018
    Serbian defence company Yugoimport company has unveiled the X-01 Strsljen (Hornet) vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle (VTOL UAV) at the Eurosatory 2018. The X-01 Strsljen has been developed by another Serbian firm EDePro and is being marketed by Yugoimport. The aircraft has a maximum take-off weight of 750 kg and can carry a payload of 350 kg including fuel and weapons. X-01 Strsljen may fly up to 4 hours and has 4,000 m service ceiling. The air vehicle ...
  • Patria 6x6 Unveiled
    Patria 6x6 Unveiled 13 June 2018
    Patria, based in Finland, has introduced the new armored personnel carrier (APC) called Patria 6x6 in Eurosatory 2018. The vehicle weighs 24 tons. Patria 6x6 can carry up to 8,5 tons payoad. According to the statement made by the company, vehicle can be equipped with a wide range of weapons, including the AMOS 120 millimeter mortar system, which is already in is use Finnish Army mounted on the AMV vehicles. In the version of Patria 6x6 introduced in the Eurosator...
  • Ata Arms Introduced First Defence Industry Products
    Ata Arms Introduced First Defence Industry Products 13 June 2018
    Ata Arms is transferring its experience in shotguns to the defence industry. The company demonstrated two products developed in this regard at 2018 Eurosatory Fair. The first of these products is ASR308 sniper rifle, which is equipped with a two-stage trigger with adjustable pull force. The platform, which has a 61 centimetre barrel length and can fire 7.62x51 NATO cartridge, has a 5-rounds magazine. The platform, which is a three-position safety system, is equipped with a Picatinny rail...
  • Mortar Collaboration at Eurosatory
    Mortar Collaboration at Eurosatory 13 June 2018
    Singapore-based ST Engineering and Hirtenberger Defense Systems (HDS) from the U.K. have signed a cooperation agreement at Eurosatory. The agreement includes the introduction of ST Engineering's Super Rapid Advanced Mortar System (SRAMS) combined with HDS’ mortar fire control system and 120mm ammunition into the European market. SRAMS was unveiled in 2001 and its development tests were completed in 2006. It is an automatic 120 millimetre mortar system. According to...
  • NUROL Makina presents NMS 4x4to Meet Different Requirements with Single Vehicle
    NUROL Makina presents NMS 4x4to Meet Different Requirements with Single Vehicle 12 June 2018
    Nurol Makina presents its most recent product NMS 4X4 at Eurosatory. Adding modularity to mobility performance and protection level, the vehicle provides new opportunities to its users.  With the NMS 4x4, Nurol Makina responds to different protection level and payload requirements with a single platform. The vehicle features scalable armour, offering a protection levels ranging from 1–4, and the level of ballistic protection the platform offers can be further adjusted according to ...
  • Nurol Makina Press Release
    Nurol Makina Press Release 12 June 2018
    Nurol Makina Eurosatory Press Release
  • Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank
    Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank 12 June 2018
    Otokar, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank for the first time at Eurosatory 2018, Europe’s largest defense industry exhibition in Paris, France between June 11th and 15th. Otokar also displays its ARMA, COBRA II, KAYA II and COBRA armored vehicles with 9ballistic and mine protection along with turret systems.   Otokar General Manager, Serdar Görgüç, said, “Considering the continuously changing combat conditions and threats, light tank...
  • European Export Tank
    European Export Tank 11 June 2018
    The French (Nexter Defence Systems) and German (KMW) partnered KNDS Group introduced their first joint production vehicles. Introduced at Eurosatory 2018 Fair, the system called EMBT (European Main Battle Tank) was developed in less than three years. Developed primarily for the export market, the platform is integraton of the Leopard 2A7 engine, chasis and hull and the compact tower with light and automatic loading system of the French Leclerc tank. Managed by a ...
  • FNSS Launches PARS 4x4 Anti-Tank Vehicle Eurosatory 2018
    FNSS Launches PARS 4x4 Anti-Tank Vehicle Eurosatory 2018 11 June 2018
    Developed by FNSS to meet the needs of Turkish Land Forces Command, the PARS 4x4 Anti-Tank Vehicle (ATV) makes its first world appearance at Eurosatory 2018, where one of the two prototypes of the vehicle produced for qualification tests is being displayed at the FNSS stand, giving visitors to the event the opportunity to inspect up close a fully mission-equipped vehicle. The two prototypes, produced as part of the ATV project, will spend the coming months undergoing qualification tests once ...
  • BMC presents its armored land vehicles at Eurosatory Expo.
    BMC presents its armored land vehicles at Eurosatory Expo. 11 June 2018
    BMC Exhibits four new totally six land vehicles at Eurosatory. The company has 700-meter square wide stand for this purpose. BMC, primarily presents mine resistant and multipurpose armoured vehicles Kirpi, Amazon and Vuran and special design armoured truck. BMC presents vehicles equipped with ASELSAN’s remote-controlled weapon system SARP. BMC also demonstrates VURAN with its ALKAR 120 mm automatic mortar, produced for Turkish Gendarmerie.
  • FNSS Showcases its New Generation Vehicles at Eurosatory 2018
    FNSS Showcases its New Generation Vehicles at Eurosatory 2018 7 June 2018
    Aiming to expand its user base, FNSS will showcase the PARS III 8x8 and PARS 4x4 Wheeled Armoured Vehicles (AMV) and the KAPLAN-20 New Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NG-AFV) at Eurosatory 2018, which all been developed to meet a broad range of operational needs. FNSS platforms and weapon systems meet the most stringent of requirements, practically setting world standards of their own, while its broad experience in collaboration and technology transfer is allowing it to acquir...
  • FNSS Press Release
    FNSS Press Release 7 June 2018

    FNSS PRESS RELEASE FOR EUROSATORY 2018

  • Boxer to Display 35mm Fist
    Boxer to Display 35mm Fist 6 June 2018
    Boxer will take its place in Eurosatory with Skyranger system. Rheinmetall will exhibit its products during fair which will be held in Paris on 11-15 June 2018. In the statement made by the company, it is stated that the Oerlikon Skyranger System, which was introduced for the first time in 2009, will be exhibited. Skyranger, is a 35 mm air defense system, was integrated to a a German-Dutch joint project Boxer 8x8 armored vehicles. At the end of the...
  • 'Griffon' ACV At Bastille Day Parade
    'Griffon' ACV At Bastille Day Parade 17 July 2017
    France unveilled its new multirole armored vehicle Griffon VBMR to public on July 14 during Bastille Day parade. The vehicle, which is one of the two prototype vehicles undergoing certification tests, has participated the parade in personnel carrier configuration.  The Griffon VBMR is a new development of 6x6 Multi-Role armoured vehicle for the French Army under the program EBMR Scorpion. The vehicle was designed and developed by a consortium of Fr...
  • Hybrid Research on Land Vehicles  VAB Mk III Electer
    Hybrid Research on Land Vehicles VAB Mk III Electer 6 July 2016
    Visitors attending Eurosatory 2016 held in June in Paris were welcomed by an interesting product; VAB Mk III Electer by Renault Truck Defense… Developed on orders by the French Army, currently involved in research on land vehicles of the future, this 6x6 wheeled vehicle has an innovative design concept with its hybrid drive.
  • A New Weapon or a New Era? MMP
    A New Weapon or a New Era? MMP 6 July 2016
    At Eurosatory 2016, MBDA made a presentation on its new generation guided missile MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée / Intermediate Range Missile). Company authorities define the system as a multipurpose guided missile rather than a new anti-tank missile. Will the MMP really change the rules of the game?
  • Eurosatory 2016: European Firms Try to Break out of Encirclement
    Eurosatory 2016: European Firms Try to Break out of Encirclement 6 July 2016
    Being one of the most important events in Europe and the world in the field of land systems, Eurosatory incorporated many significant messages in terms of latest developments in international defence trends. European firms, long beset by issues related with production costs and sales on account of cuts in defence expenditures, follow global conflict trends while planning for their product range.
  • The Cheapest Solution after Chewing Gum FN HUD
    The Cheapest Solution after Chewing Gum FN HUD 6 July 2016
    One of the most attention-grabbing products at Eurosatory was FN Herstal’s FN HUD. Contrary to the general perspective at present, the secret behind this system rests not with its advanced technology; but rather, its simplicity. Taking into account shrinking defence budgets, FN HUD seeks a place for itself as a cost-effective solution in modern battlefield.
  • Japan to order 12 AW101 helicopters 24 June 2016
    Italian Leonardo Helicopters is in discussions with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force for a follow-on order of a dozen AgustaWestland AW101 rotorcraft. Speaking at Eurosatory media briefing, Giovanni Soccodato, Leonardo’s executive vice-president for strategies, markets and business development, said the company was “close to finalising” a new contract with Tokyo. Japan to order 12 AW101 helicopters.
  • MKEK opens to Brazil 18 June 2016
    Turkish Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) and Brazilian Non-Lethal Technologies (CONDOR)  Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of a new generation of pyrotechnic products, starting with the chemicals used in tear gas products. The memorandum was signed at Eurosatory 2016 in Paris.
  • Airbus will equip Helicopters with CIRIT Missile System 14 June 2016
    Turkish missile maker, Roketsan, has signed a deal to equip Airbus Helicopters’ H135M and H145M platforms with its laser-guided missile system, the CIRIT, at Eurosatory defence expo.   The H135M and H145M are Airbus’ lightweight, armed combat helicopter platforms. The CIRIT is a 70mm guided-missile system. It has a range of 8 kilometres.   Roketsan chairman of directors board Emin Alpman said,  “We present to our custome...
  • Israel introduces combat robot 9 May 2016
    Israel introduces lightweight combat robot for Special Forces operations. General Robotics Ltd., has developed with its trademarked Dogo, a 12-kilogram, pistol-packing combat robot for close-quarter combat and counterterrorism operations. Dogo appears to be the world’s first inherently armed tactical combat robot with integrally built to house a standard Glock 26 9mm pistol in its belly. Dogo fires off 14 rounds per deployment via the firm’s Ranger remote control unit (RCU), a propriet...