Ground forces

Ukraine war enters a critical phase

Ukraine war enters a critical phase

The conflict in Ukraine has escalated into a critical stage with Russian forces launching a significant offensive from the border into the Kharkiv region, as reported…

14. 05. 2024
The BM Oplot – the best and rare Ukrainian Main Battle Tank

The BM Oplot – the best and rare Ukrainian Main Battle Tank

The BM Oplot is the best home made Main Battle Tank of the Ukrainian Army. It is a relatively modern vehicle, yet based on an older Soviet platform. In essence…

11. 05. 2024
Russian paratrooper BMD-2 and BRT-D vehicles overhauled and modernised

Russian paratrooper BMD-2 and BRT-D vehicles overhauled and modernised

Russian defence holding company Rostezh has announced the handover of another batch of BMD-2 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) and BRT-D Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) to the VDV…

27. 04. 2024
Turreted mortars for the British Army – solutions may be provided by Finland, Israel or Poland

Turreted mortars for the British Army – solutions may be provided by Finland, Israel or Poland

British Army representatives have provided information on plans to procure a 120mm calibre turreted mortar system that would be mounted on ARTEC Boxer wheeled armoured…

24. 04. 2024
Pandur II 8x8 EVO is a new generation of Czech-made armoured vehicle

Pandur II 8x8 EVO is a new generation of Czech-made armoured vehicle

Pandur II 8x8 vehicles are now in service with several armed forces and the Czech Army is one of the largest users. The Czech company Tatra Defence Vehicle is responsible for…

12. 04. 2024
Bohdana and CAESAR self-propelled howitzers production is increasing

Bohdana and CAESAR self-propelled howitzers production is increasing

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine is reflected, among other things, in a significant increase in the rate of production of weapon systems. One of the key ones…

06. 04. 2024
Tanks are, and will continue to be, an integral part of warfare

Tanks are, and will continue to be, an integral part of warfare

Tanks have been part of the debate among military experts and analysts for the past few decades. In professional discussions and communities, one can encounter the opinion that tanks are…

02. 04. 2024
Challenges and strategies in equipping military divisions with hand-held counter drone gear

Challenges and strategies in equipping military divisions with hand-held counter drone gear

In a rapidly evolving battlefield landscape marked by the proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the U.S. Army is prioritizing the deployment of hand-held…

20. 03. 2024
USA is about to enhancing Arctic presence: A response to rising Chinese and Russian military activity

USA is about to enhancing Arctic presence: A response to rising Chinese and Russian military activity

In recent years, the Arctic region has witnessed an uptick in military activity, predominantly led by China and Russia. Against this backdrop, General Gregory Guillot, the newly…

18. 03. 2024
Escalating losses of Western military equipment in Ukraine: The destruction of the M109 Paladin howitzer

Escalating losses of Western military equipment in Ukraine: The destruction of the M109 Paladin howitzer

The Russian military recently released another video showcasing the destruction of an American M109 Paladin self-propelled howitzer, purportedly targeted by a Lancet UAV. This incident…

17. 03. 2024
American Rheinmetall vehicles conducts live-fire demo and continues to deliver autonomous ground vehicles to the U.S. Marine Corps

American Rheinmetall vehicles conducts live-fire demo and continues to deliver autonomous ground vehicles to the U.S. Marine Corps

American Rheinmetall Vehicles (Sterling Heights, MI) and Rheinmetall Canada have successfully conducted a live-fire capability demonstration for the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) in Fort…

08. 03. 2024
Chinese 155 mm PLC-181 wheeled self-propelled howitzer shows export success

Chinese 155 mm PLC-181 wheeled self-propelled howitzer shows export success

Chinese self-propelled guns with the designation PLC-181 (Pào Chē Liúdànpào, Gun Vehicle Howitzer) had been shown to the public in 2019. The system had participated in the parade…

01. 03. 2024