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Canadian regiment christens new Textron TAPV armoured vehicle the Calgary

December 13, 2018 09:12
The commanding officer of the King’s Own Calgary Regiment says the unit’s newest addition is a high-tech armoured vehicle, which is carrying on a millennia-old tradition, the Calgary Herald reports. On 8 December 2018, the regiment named its newest vehicle —…

Defense & Security Exhibition News

EDEX 2018: New Serbian 267-122mm MLRS multi-caliber launch rocket system

December 11, 2018
The Serbian State Defense Company Yugoimport presents its new 267/122mm Multi-Caliber Rocket Launcher System at EDEX 2018, the first Egypt defense exhibition that was held in Egypt from the 3 to 5 December 2018. The new artillery system is based on a 8x8…

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UK: electric barrier fence upgraded for faster deployment

December 12, 2018
The original rapid-deploy anti-vehicle and electric barrier fencing system – first used in tandem on the London 2012 Olympics – has been enhanced for more rapid deployment and easier roll out with pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’. Three…

Military Equipment / Defence Industry

VXB-170 VBRG 4x4 APC wheeled armored vehicle personnel carrier

The VXB-170 is a 4x4 wheeled armored vehicle used by the French Gendarmerie as Internal security vehicle. The BXB-170 is also called VBRG (Véhicule Blindé à Roues de la Gendarmerie - Wheeled Armored Vehicle of Gendarmerie).