Latest News from Jane’s

Here are three new stories concerning AFVs from Jane’s IHS.

1323097_-_mainEstonia buys extra CV90s from Norway

Estonia has bought additional CV90 armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for its armed forces, signing a contract for 35 more CV90 hulls from Norway on 8 January.

The additional units will complement the 44 CV9035NL infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) that Estonia purchased from the Netherlands in December 2014.


0014437_-_mainUkrainian firms look to upgrade business on Polish PT-91s

Ukraine’s state-owned defence industrial holding UkrOboronProm is in negotiations on possible participation in an upgrade programme centred on Poland’s PT-91Twardy (Hard) main battle tanks.

According to a UkrOboronProm release and news agency Interfax Ukraine, the organisation will continue to hold talks through January with Poland’s Polski Holding Obronny (Polish Defence Holdings – PHO). As part of the discussions, a PHO delegation is expected to visit the Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory in western Ukraine, which undertakes a range of maintenance, upgrade, and modernisation work on the T-72 tank.


1535228_-_mainIndian MoD looks to close deal for 100 modified K-9 self-propelled howitzers

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) began price negotiations with Indian private-sector company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) in late December 2015 for 100 modified South Korean self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) for around USD800 million.

Military sources said the K-9 Vajra (Thunderbolt), which is an L&T-modified version of Samsung Techwin’s K-9 155 mm/52-calibre tracked SPH produced under a collaborative agreement, was shortlisted for acquisition in late September 2015 following extended field trials that were concluded in early 2014.


  1. col Hash says:

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