M109A7 Paladin fails in fire survivability test
Land Forces

M109A7 Paladin fails in fire survivability test

August 6, 2016 Defense Watch 0

The Automatic Fire Extinguisher System (AFES) in the new M109A7 Paladin self-propelled howitzer has failed to protect the entire crew compartment during testing, according to the Department of Defense Inspector General. To fix the AFES as required, […]

Armenia developing suicide, armed drones
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Syrian rebel machine gunner fail

August 4, 2016 Defense Watch 0

A Syrian rebel machine gunner attempts to  provide cover for his fellow fighters in a scene which brings back nostalgic memories of the Afghan National Army. Another fighter joins him with his AK-47 as both […]

Kazakhstan's Ministry of Defense announced that they have received S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems and 170 missiles from Russia
Aviation & Air Defense

Kazakhstan receives S-300s, eyes Russian jets

August 4, 2016 Defense Watch 0

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Defense announced that they have received S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems and 170 missiles from Russia and that the countries negotiated purchase of Russian aircraft for Kazakhstan’s Air Force as Russia’s […]

Russian 1st Guards Tank Army to receive 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers | Defense Watch
Aviation & Air Defense

Iraq’s An-32B bomber

August 4, 2016 Defense Watch 0

Photos of an Iraqi air force An-32B transport aircraft carrying a bomb on an external pylon appeared on social media in late July, fueling speculation. In late December 2009, Baghdad inked a $2.5 billion arms […]

Armenian T-72 tanks to be upgraded to T-72B3 locally
Aviation & Air Defense

Croatia receives OH-58D Kiowa choppers

August 4, 2016 Defense Watch 0

The first batch of Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters were delivered to the Croatian Air Force at the end of last month. The batch comprised of five helicopters and one simulator, which were delivered on board […]

Russian 1st Guards Tank Army to receive 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers | Defense Watch
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S-60 AA gun crane-lift fail

August 3, 2016 Defense Watch 0

Syrian Arab Army personnel trying to lift an S-60 57mm AA gun ends in failure, as it is spotted by a rebel ATGM crew and eventually hit. We’re not sure the technique used to lift […]

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