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Top army commander among six killed in Pakistan chopper crash

DefenceTalkSix Pakistan servicemen including a senior commander were killed in a helicopter crash during flood relief operations in southwestern Pakistan, the military confirmed Tuesday. Civilian authorities in Pakistan depend heavily on the army during natural calamities such as the floods which have swamped parts of the country this monsoon season. A helicopter on relief operation […]https://www.defencetalk.com/top-army-commander-among-six-killed-in-pakistan-chopper-crash-79162/

Poland to buy South Korean tanks, planes

DefenceTalkPoland, a NATO member bordering Ukraine, will buy tanks, howitzers and fighter planes from South Korea, the government said Friday as Warsaw shores up its defences. “Next week, we are signing deals,” Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak tweeted. The deal includes 48 FA-50 light combat fighter jets, 180 K2 “Black Panther” tanks and an undefined […]https://www.defencetalk.com/poland-to-buy-south-korean-tanks-planes-79137/

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Modernized M270A2 To US Army

DefenceTalkLockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) M270A2 launcher to the U.S. Army in a ceremony at the Precision Fires Center of Excellence in Camden, Arkansas. “This delivery represents a significant milestone for Lockheed Martin as the modernized system will support the Army and allied partners for decades to come,” […]https://www.defencetalk.com/lockheed-martin-delivers-first-modernized-m270a2-to-us-army-79072/

Slovakia to buy 152 Swedish combat vehicles

DefenceTalkNATO member Slovakia, which shares a border with Ukraine, said Tuesday it plans to buy 152 tracked combat vehicles from Sweden’s BAE Systems Hagglunds as it steps up its military capabilities. “The government has approved this historic project for the armed forces,” Defence Minister Jaroslav Nad said on his Facebook page. “We’re going to increase […]https://www.defencetalk.com/slovakia-to-buy-152-swedish-combat-vehicles-79057/