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Altay’s Engine Passed Initial Tests
Land Engine and Transmission

Altay’s Engine Passed Initial Tests

Altay Main Battle Tank project passed an important milestone. The Power Group Development (BATU) Project gave its first fruit. The 1500 HP engine is ignited for the first time. BMC Power announced that the test was carried out in April 2021.

The US Starts Deploying Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Europe
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The US Starts Deploying Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Europe

The first platoon of Manoeuvre Short-Range Air Defence (M-SHORAD) systems are deployed in Europe to get the air defence capability, according to an April 23 Army Futures Command statement.

Otokar Aims Becoming a Global Brand
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Otokar Aims Becoming a Global Brand

Otokar increased its turnover by 91 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 by signing export agreements in 2020 despite the effects of the pandemic.

Second Tour of Kenya Mystery
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Second Tour of Kenya Mystery

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) plan to acquire 8X8 Armoured Vehicles to manage its counterterrorism operations against Al-Shabaab terrorists better.

Nexter to Support Leclerc for Another 10 Years
Land Modernisation

Nexter to Support Leclerc for Another 10 Years

While there is no Eurotank, there will be Leclerc: France has extended the maintenance of its tanks for another ten years

BMC Delivered VURAN APCs to Armed Forces
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BMC Delivered VURAN APCs to Armed Forces

SSB announced that İzmir based BMC delivered VURAN Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicles (TTZA) to security forces.

Russia’s Iron Fist at Arctic Circle
Land Navy / Maritime Air Regional / Strategy

Russia’s Iron Fist at Arctic Circle

Russia has shown its interest in the Northern Pole and demonstrated its power by preparing the “Umka-2021” Arctic expedition.

Nurol’s Ejders seen on the Drill
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Nurol’s Ejders seen on the Drill

Turkish Defence Ministry informed the Multinational Al Hares Al Mane 2021 Exercise hosted by Qatar from its social accounts.

Stryker for Macedonia
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Stryker for Macedonia

The U.S. State Department approved FMS to North Macedonia of Stryker Vehicles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $210 million.

MilipolQatar Opens Doors
Land Navy / Maritime

MilipolQatar Opens Doors

MilipolQatar exhibition that focuses on homeland security, intelligence and border patrol opened its doors.

Nurol Makina Makes a Landing in the GCC
Land Modernisation

Nurol Makina Makes a Landing in the GCC

Nurol Makina, armoured vehicle manufacturer, showcases at Milipol Qatar Exhibition the Ejder TOMA 4x4 Riot Control Vehicle, which was previously procured by several world countries. It will be the first time Nurol Makina participating Milipol Qatar Exhibition.

THALES secured £98 Million UK SHORAD Contract
Land Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

THALES secured £98 Million UK SHORAD Contract

The UK MoD has contracted Belfast based Thales UK company to offer Short-Range Air Defence (SHORAD) to the British Army and Royal Marines.

Otokar Unveiled Low Silhouette MRAP: Cobra II
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Otokar Unveiled Low Silhouette MRAP: Cobra II

Otokar has developed the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) version of the Cobra II 4x4 armoured vehicle.

Milipol Qatar Begins in 11 Days
Land Navy / Maritime Logistics Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Milipol Qatar Begins in 11 Days

Milipol Qatar 2021, the 13th International Homeland Security and Civil Defence, will run at the DECC between 15-17 March.