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Poland signs deal for purchase of 250 Abrams tanks

Poland signs deal for purchase of 250 Abrams tanks

WARSAW, April 5 (Reuters) - Poland on Tuesday signed a deal with Washington to purchase 250 Abrams (GD.N) tanks as it seeks to bolster its military in an effort to deter potential Russian aggression on its eastern border. The sale of Abrams tanks to Poland, which is...

Germany to buy up to 35 Lockheed F-35 fighter jets

Germany to buy up to 35 Lockheed F-35 fighter jets

BERLIN, March 14 (Reuters) - Germany will purchase F-35 fighter jets built by U.S. firm Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) to replace its ageing Tornado aircraft, according to two government sources, with one of the sources saying Berlin aims to buy up to 35 of the stealth jets....

​​Why the World’s Militaries Are Embracing 5G

​​Why the World’s Militaries Are Embracing 5G

  In August 2021, engineers from Lockheed and the U.S. Army demonstrated a flying 5G network, with base stations installed on multicopters, at the U.S. Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center, in Michigan. Driverless military vehicles followed a human-driven truck...

Does Russia or Ukraine have better tanks?

Does Russia or Ukraine have better tanks?

T-64BV variant. Credit Wikimedia Comparing one tank to another is futile if the two may never meet in battle. If President Putin, however, decides to invade Ukraine, there’s little doubt both sides will deploy tanks. Ukraine has been receiving military aid from the US...

Finland Buys One Hundred Tanks from the Netherlands

Finland Buys One Hundred Tanks from the Netherlands

  Finland and the Netherlands have agreed to transfer most of the remaining stock of Dutch Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) to Finland over a period of four years, for amount around €200 million. Defence Minister Carl Haglund has approved the acquisition of...

Biden administration approves $4.2B F-16 sale to Jordan

Biden administration approves $4.2B F-16 sale to Jordan

 Friday, Feb 4 The Biden administration has approved the sale of 16 F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters to Jordan. Here, Jordanian and U.S. F-16s wait on the flightline at Misawa Air Base, Japan, during a 2014 exercise. (Staff Sgt. Tyler McLain/Air Force) The Biden...