Author: Jeff

Disclaimer This list is by no means 100% accurate as it fully relies on open source reporting. This means that only media reports, governmental disclosures and photo/video evidence will be used. Listed items might have been delivered weeks or months before this was either disclosed, or documented to have been delivered to Ukraine. 155mm Artillery ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Delivered 6 Caesar 155mm Self Propelled Guns (Delivery took place in 2022)๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Pledged 12 Caesar 155mm Self Propelled Guns (This is the number of guns France will finance from the announced 78 gun production capacity for 2024) Caesar SPG in Ukrainian service Other Artillery…

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Disclaimer: Foreign Military Sale (FMS) publications notify that the US government has approved the sale of the listed defense items to another country. The assigned monetary value is an estimate and might not reflect the final purchasing price. The recipient country meanwhile is not obligated to buy the approved items in full or at all. AUSTRALIA โ€“ GENERAL TOMAHAWK WEAPONS SYSTEM SUPPORT SERVICES UPLIFT The USA has approved the provision of parts and services for the maintenance and uplift of Australia’s Tomahawk cruise missiles worth 250 million USD (~379 million UAD). Tomahawk cruise missile illustrative image EGYPT โ€“ LIGHT TACTICAL…

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Dingo 1 The need for a new form of AFV became painfully apparent to the western coalition forces in 2002 as they transitioned from the high intensity engagements with the Taliban to military occupation duties. Lightly armoured vehicles like the HMMWV faced ever grater danger from Taliban ambushes and IED attacks. Vehicles within the coalitionโ€™s arsenal were either to oheavy leading to damage to public infrastructure or too light, lacking in protection. This need was not an entirely new thing. During operations in the Balkans in 1995 German high command had already noticed the lack of decently protected road mobile…

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The CVR(T) is one of the more common western platforms in Ukrainian service it often gets overlooked. So let us take a look at the UKโ€™s most successful modular platform. The British military had traditionally seen great success in the employment of light vehicles in the scout role. Their small size, mobility and speed became defining characteristics for their reconnaissance forces. Ferret and Saladin The UK would further evolve the concept through the late 40s to early 50s resulting in the development and subsequent adoption of FV601 Saladin and FV701 ferret scout cars. The Saladin in particular is of interest…

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Disclaimer: Foreign Military Sale (FMS) publications notify that the US government has approved the sale of the listed defense items to another country. The assigned monetary value is an estimate and might not reflect the final purchasing price. The recipient country meanwhile is not obligated to buy the approved items in full or at all. KOREA โ€“ F-35 MUNITIONS The USA has approved the potential sale of munitions for the F-35 and related equipment, services to South Korea for an estimated 272 million USD (~353 billion KRW) Included items are; 39 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) 2 AIM-120C-8…

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Disclaimer This list is by no means 100% accurate as it fully relies on open source reporting. This means that only media reports, governmental disclosures and photo/video evidence will be used. Listed items might have been delivered weeks or months before this was either disclosed, or documented to have been delivered to Ukraine. Artillery ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Purchased by Ukraine 36 AHS KRAB 155mm Self Propelled Guns (these are part of a 54 unit contract between Ukraine and the Polish PGZ, 18 of which are yet to be delivered) AHS Krab 155mm Self Propelled Gun Other Artillery ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Delivered Purchased by Ukraine…

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Disclaimer This list is by no means 100% accurate as it fully relies on open source reporting. This means that only media reports, governmental disclosures and photo/video evidence will be used. Listed items might have been delivered weeks or months before this was either disclosed, or documented to have been delivered to Ukraine. Artillery; ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Delivered 8 FH-77 Archer 155mm Self Propelled Guns ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Pledged 1 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Archer SPG M142 HIMARS APC/IFV: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Delivered 30 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (the type was not mentioned but is likely to be BMP-1/2) ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Delivered 14 BV206 Tracked All-terrain…

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Disclaimer: Foreign Military Sale (FMS) publications notify that the US government has approved the sale of the listed defense items to another country. The assigned monetary value is an estimate and might not reflect the final purchasing price. The recipient country meanwhile is not obligated to buy the approved items in full or at all. IRAQ โ€“ BELL HELICOPTER CONTRACTED LOGISTICS SUPPORT The USA approved the potential provision of maintenance and logistics support to Iraq for its fleet of Bell helicopters worth 300 million USD (392 billion Iraqi Dinar). This notification is for the combined CLS and FSR maintenance support…

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Development History 1971 saw the introduction of the of the Marder AIFV into German service. But as the 1980โ€™s started new plans were drawn up for a replacement. The principle idea was put forth in the 1981 planning presentation of the Army for โ€œarmored combat troops of the 1990sโ€. Marder 1A3 By 1984 a set of requirement where drafted up and on the 17th of September 1991 KMW delivered an experimental vehicle to the Bundeswehr called Marder 2. However like many project around this time it fell victim to post-Cold War budget cuts. Marder 2 NGP-SPz 4 years later in…

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The US Army has initiated a market research effort surveying industry for a new bridging system dubbed the Medium Assault Bridge (MAB). Offered products in response to the questionnaire are to be of MLC 90 load bearing capacity, span gaps of 14 meters long and be at least 3,35 meters wide. Additionally the system also needs to be capable of operating from a fully autonomous or optionally manned platform that must be capably of deploying and retrieving the bridge within 5 minutes. The requirements also state that the system is to have a strategic mobility similar to that of the…

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