Modernisation News

Greece to Modernise Military Corps at the Turkish Border
Land Modernisation

Greece to Modernise Military Corps at the Turkish Border

Greece to modernise its armt with Marder 1A3, Leopard 2 A4 and Leopard 1 A5 MBT as well as 205 Rheinmetall Lynx KF-41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) .

Tunisia Gets Modification for T-6C Aircraft
Air Modernisation

Tunisia Gets Modification for T-6C Aircraft

US Department of Defence awarded a $90,686,042 worth contract to Textron for the Tunisia T-6C aircraft procurement effort.

Greece to Modernise RM-70 at ASDEN Region Against Turkiye
Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Greece to Modernise RM-70 at ASDEN Region Against Turkiye

Greece approved modernising the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) RM-70 with a budget of € 83 million and the upgrade of rockets costing € 88 million.

Pakistan’s Chinese-Made Warships Malfunction: Report
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Pakistan’s Chinese-Made Warships Malfunction: Report

Pakistan Navy is facing severe mechanical issues with at least four of its multi-role frigates developed by the Chinese Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding firm.

Şeref Can: Mass production started in the Özgür Project
Modernisation

Şeref Can: Mass production started in the Özgür Project

Abdurrahman Şeref Can said that the F-16 aircraft, the components whose design was completed, were purchased and fitted to the aircraft.

The UK Ministry of Defence to Replace Its Helicopter Fleet
Air Modernisation

The UK Ministry of Defence to Replace Its Helicopter Fleet

The British Ministry of Defence issued a tender to procure up to 44 New Medium Helicopters (NMH) to replace the Royal Air Force's existing helicopters.

Morocco to get Delilah long-range air-to-surface missiles for the F-5 Tiger
Air Modernisation

Morocco to get Delilah long-range air-to-surface missiles for the F-5 Tiger

Morocco is expected to install Delilah long-range air-to-surface missiles (cruise missiles) for the F-5 Tiger. According to Defensa magazine, the Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) is negotiating with Israeli Elbit Systems, echoed by the North Africa Post. Despite ordering 25 F-16 Vipers and upgrading 23 F-16C/D Block 52+, which will be upgraded to the Viper standard, RMAF plans to upgrade its F-5E/F Tiger II fighter jets.

SUI Cougar helicopter modernisation is completed
Air Modernisation

SUI Cougar helicopter modernisation is completed

The Swiss Air Force (SUI) has completed the modernisation of the Cougar helicopters. The modernisation was carried out by the technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces company, RUAG. The Cougar helicopter building and modernisation program, running for eight years, was completed on 5 May. Swiss state-owned RUAG company has delivered its ninth and last upgraded Cougar transport helicopter to the Swiss Air Force. With this modernisation, the aircraft's life cycle is also extended by 15 years.

Philippines to reactivate Retired Hueys with ASFAT
Air Modernisation Expo and Air Show

Philippines to reactivate Retired Hueys with ASFAT

Turkish Defence Ministry company ASFAT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Philippine Aerospace Development Corporation (PADC) on April 27 at the Asian Defence and Security (ADAS) exhibition in Pasay City.

Greek Navy to Upgrade four Frigates for €500 mln
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Greek Navy to Upgrade four Frigates for €500 mln

According to Ekathimerini, the Defence Ministry argues spending €500 million to upgrade its four Hydra-Class MEKO frigates.

Ukrainian T-64 Tanks will be repaired in Czechia
Land Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Ukrainian T-64 Tanks will be repaired in Czechia

The Czech defence ministry said that Czech firms would repair Ukrainian tanks and armoured vehicles damaged in combat following a request from Kyiv.

Bahrain to Upgrade M270 MLRS
Land Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Bahrain to Upgrade M270 MLRS

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) Upgrade and related equipment. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

OCCAR has awarded Airbus the upgrade of 60 Tiger
Air Modernisation

OCCAR has awarded Airbus the upgrade of 60 Tiger

OCCAR has awarded a contract to Airbus for the development, production, and initial in-service support of the Tiger MkIII attack helicopter upgrade programme.

Australia gets Protection for Aerial Platforms
Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Australia gets Protection for Aerial Platforms

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia of LAIRCM Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $122 million. Today, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.