Saudi Arabia buying more tanks
Land Forces

Saudi Arabia buying more tanks

August 9, 2016 Defense Watch 0

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of some 130 Abrams main battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Total sales amounted $1.15 billion. […]

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, […]

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