Top 12 most read Defense and Security News on Army Recognition of 2017 - Part 2

Here is the second part of the article published yesterday. In this article, you can find the most read article of each month from July until December 2017.

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July 2017 - China Army military parade Mongolia 90th birthday of the People's Liberation Army

China on Sunday, July 30, 2017, kicked off a grand military parade to mark the 90th birthday of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Zhurihe military training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.. Read more

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August 2017 - Israeli Ministry of Defense introduces NAMER tracked IFV with 30mm automatic cannon.

The Israeli Ministry of Defense has unveiled a new IFV version of the Israeli-made NAMER tracked APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier). On July 31, 2017, A video was released on the official Youtube account of the Israeli Ministry of Defense showing the new NAMER IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) in live demonstration. Read More

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September 2017 - Rheinmetall to upgrade 104 Leopard 2 MBT to standard 2A7V for German army

In September German Company Rheinmetall announced that it will soon be modernizing part of the Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard main battle tanks, implementing a comprehensive array of upgrade measures. A total of 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks of the German army will be upgraded to the Leopard 2 A7V standard. 

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October 2017 -  First public appearance for Kaplan MT Medium Tank Indonesia

First public appearance for the Kaplan MT Medium Tank during a military parade in Indonesia for the National Armed Forces Day. Turkey and Indonesia initiated the project to develop Medium tank in 2014. The conceptual design of the Kaplan MT has been completed and reveals during Indo Defense 2016, International Tri-Service Defence Expo & Forum which was held in Indonesia from the 2 to 5 November 2016. Read more

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November 2017 - Rheinmetall could manufacture Agilis new 8x8 armoured in Romania

In November 2017, the Romanian website Hotnews announced that Rheinmetall expects to sign an agreement with the Romanian government for the development of a new 8×8 armored vehicle called Agilis at Moreni in Southern Romania. The Agilis will incorporate Romanian technologies from the local-made SAUR prototypes and German Boxer 8x8 armoured vehicles. Read more

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December 2017 - French-German EM Railgun Project Unveiled at DGA Innovation Event

A French-German electromagnetic (EM) railgun project was unveiled during the 2017 "DGA Innovations" event hosted by the French defense procurement agency (DGA). Launched by the ISL (French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis) in 1987, the project was mostly kept under cover until now. Read more