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Gallery: OTT demo day 8 November 2023

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Paramount well positioned to take advantage of global surge in armoured...

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Driven by the Russo-Ukraine conflict, armoured vehicle spending is seeing a global renaissance, and Paramount aims to take advantage of this with its 4x4,...

Seven companies vying for Armscor APC tender

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The South African Army’s search for new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to replace its current border patrol vehicles is seeing seven South African defence...

Nigerian Army acquires Tares armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian Army is now operating Tares armoured vehicles after having just taken delivery of the new type from Saudi Arabia’s ERAF Industrial Company. In...

To The Point International sets its sights on new turret range

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Vernon Kroeger, CEO of Midrand-based To The Point International, working closely with Vision24 Technologies, is well advanced with the development of a number of...

Deputy Defence Minister test drives Twiga’s Nyati at Defence Demo Day

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Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Thabang Makwetla was one of Twiga’s guests at the recent Defence Demo Day who test drove its...

Milkor showcasing its products at DSEI 2023 as it continues its...

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Having just established a new office in Poland, Milkor is further cementing its position in the European market by taking part in the 24th...

First order rolls in for SVI’s six-wheeled MAX 3 armoured vehicle

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An African nation has placed the first order for SVI’s new six-wheeled MAX 3 armoured vehicle, kicking off what the company is confident will...

Guinea orders more Puma M36s

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OTT Technologies has received another order for Puma M36 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from Guinea, which will use them with the United Nations mission...

ICP launches two new vehicles to cater to growing security market

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Armoured vehicle specialist Integrated Convoy Protection (ICP) has launched two new products aimed at the rapidly growing commercial security vehicle market. Showcased for the first...

GSV develops unique Ghost armoured protected vehicle

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South African armoured vehicle company Global Specialised Vehicles (GSV) is launching a new vehicle that is somewhat unique in the market as it offers...

Senegal reveals new military hardware during independence day parade

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Senegal’s armed forces have revealed the acquisition of new military hardware during the country’s independence day parade – the first to take place since...

France provides VAB armoured vehicles to Benin

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France has delivered a first batch of VAB armoured vehicles to the Beninese Armed Forces, which will use them for counter-terrorism and other security...

More Osprea Mambas for Africa

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Osprea Logistics is successfully delivering another 50 Mamba armoured vehicles to an African based customer, who will use them for peacekeeping missions. United States-based Osprea...

Ghana commissions nearly 200 military vehicles

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Ghana’s military has commissioned into service 175 military vehicles, for internal security as well as peacekeeping use. Ghana’s president and commander-in-chief Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...

Armscor issues RFI for new APCs, unlocking potential for SA’s defence...

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Armscor issued a Request for Information (RFI) on 12 January for the procurement of armoured personnel carriers (APCs) for the South African National Defence...

More Chinese APCs for Gabon

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Three years after revealing it was operating VN1 8x8 armoured vehicles, Gabon’s military has for the first time displayed new VP11 4x4 vehicles acquired...

Paramount unveils upgraded Marauder

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Paramount Group has unveiled its upgraded Marauder ‘Mark 2’ armoured vehicle model, which features updated driver ergonomics and hull changes that will speed up...

Cote d’Ivoire reveals new armoured vehicles

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Cote d’Ivoire’s military has unveiled the acquisition of multiple new armoured vehicle types, at a parade celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence....

Gambia orders Hizir APCs

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Gambia has apparently become the latest customer for Turkey’s Hizir armoured personnel carrier, after ordering 20 of the type. Africa Intelligence reported last year that...

Kenya’s Hizir APC order on track

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Kenya will start to receive the 118 Hizir armoured personnel carriers (APCs) it ordered from Turkey’s Katmerciler in early 2022. In July, Katmerciler said the...

Proforce launches new Viper APC

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Proforce Defence has unveiled its new Viper armoured personnel carrier (APC), a lighter, faster and more manoeuvrable version of its Ara vehicle. The company said...

CS/VP3 and Mengshi APCs delivered to Nigeria

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The Nigerian military has taken delivery of dozens of new armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China, including CS/VP3 vehicles from Poly Technologies and Mengshi...

Nigerian Army may have acquired more CS/VP3 APCs and Type 89...

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The Nigerian Army may have acquired 100 additional CS/VP3 armoured personnel carriers (APCs) from China’s Poly Technologies and Type 89 tracked infantry fighting vehicles...

Twiga unveils new armoured personnel carrier

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After creating the Mamba-based Nyoka armoured personnel carrier (APC) and 82 mm Mortar and R107 Rocket Weapon Platforms (WPs), Twiga Services and Logistics has...

Katmerciler confirms sales of 118 Hizir vehicles to Kenya

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Turkey’s Katmerciler has confirmed the $91.4 million sale of 118 Hizir armoured personnel carriers to Kenya. On 28 July the company said the contract, signed...

SVI presents the MAX 3

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SVI Engineering presents the MAX 3. The MAX 3 is designed to be extremely cost effective (costing less than a high-end SUV, with prices starting...

Ghana parades Cobra armoured vehicles

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The Ghana Armed Forces have officially unveiled new Cobra armoured personnel carriers acquired from Turkey’s Otokar. Forty of the vehicles were displayed by President Nana...

Busy times for SVI Engineering

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Special Vehicle Industries (SVI) Engineering, which manufactures a range of commercial and military armoured vehicles, is expanding its footprint, customer base and product range...

Egypt unveils another Temsah APC model

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Egypt has revealed another version of its Temsah (Crocodile) series of armoured personnel carriers (APCs). At the beginning of the month, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...

Nigerian Army orders another 52 Ezugwu armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian Army has ordered another 52 locally produced Ezugwu mine-resistant, ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles from the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), which...

Opposition blamed for Sierra Leone violence

Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio accused the main opposition party of orchestrating a spate of violent incidents, deepening a political standoff that risks...

Bruiser 112 testing going smoothly

Bruisertech is making swift progress on the blast trials of its Bruiser 112 armoured personnel carrier (APC), with landmine and improvised explosive device (IED)...

Bruiser 112 making good progress with blast testing

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Bruisertech is making swift progress on the blast trials of its Bruiser 112 armoured personnel carrier (APC), with landmine and improvised explosive device (IED)...

Bruiser 112 blast testing moving forward

Bruisertech's Bruiser 112 armoured personnel carrier is undergoing blast testing at Paardefontein ahead of production.

Chief of the Angolan Army visits South Africa.

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In the interest of maintaining military relations between African Union (AU) member states, the Chief of the SA Army, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, hosted...

Gabon unveils new VN1 armoured vehicles

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Gabon’s Republican Guard (GR) presented VN1 8×8 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs), manufactured by Chinese company Norinco, for the first time during the country’s Independence...

Turkey’s Katmerciler receives export order from African country

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Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer Katmerciler has received a $20 million export order from an undisclosed African country. This is Katmerciler’s first export order for the...

New Bruiser armoured personnel carriers being built for stock

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Bruisertech is relatively unique amongst the world’s armoured vehicle manufacturers in that it is building vehicles on stock that will be available for immediate...

Nigeria operating Marauder armoured vehicles

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Nigeria is a new customer for Paramount Group’s Marauder armoured vehicle, with the type having being delivered a few weeks ago. News of the type...

New Streit armoured vehicle launched in South Africa

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The Streit Group chose South Africa to launch its newest vehicle, the Falcon armoured personnel carrier. It was launched at the Africa Aerospace and...

2018 off to a good start for Streit Group

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The Streit Group has started 2018 off with a robust order book and large number of deliveries, making it what it says...

US donates Pitbull armoured vehicles to Tunisia

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The United States has donated nine Pitbull VX armoured vehicles to Tunisia's Tunisian Counter-Terrorism Brigade to combat terrorism and improve border security. The...

Nigeria receiving Streit armoured vehicles

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The Nigerian military has received the first 25 of 177 Streit armoured vehicles, which include Typhoon and Spartan armoured personnel carriers. The Nigerian...

SVI develops new Max armoured vehicle

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SVI Engineering has completed development of its new Max armoured personnel carrier, which has unique features such as a single-piece curved windscreen...

Egypt seeks Russian Tiger APCs

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Russia's Military Industrial Company (VPK) chief executive officer Alexander Krasovitsky has said the company may soon deliver an unspecified number of Tiger...

Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik developing 6×6 and 8×8 armoured vehicles

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Namibian company Windhoeker Maschinenfabrik (WMF) is busy developing a 6x6 armoured recovery vehicle and an 8x8 armoured vehicle and has put its...

US to seek up to 400 MRAPs for Africa Command

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The United States Army will in the next few days issue a solicitation for between 19 and 400 new armoured personnel carriers...

Explosions, gunfire hit opposition rally in southern Nigeria

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Five explosions and a burst of gunfire hit an opposition rally in the town of Okrika in southern Nigeria's oil producing Rivers...

Nigerian Police Force takes delivery of 259 patrol vans and 14...

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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has taken delivery of 263 patrol vehicles making up the initial delivery of 2 564 new police...

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