Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article
Headlines

Russia to procure 500 armoured vehicles from France

Article
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print This Article

VBL Panhard Light armoured vehicle

MOSCOW (BNS): Russia is planning to buy 500 light armored vehicles from the French military manufacturer Panhard to guard its borders, a media report said.

According to RIA Novosti reports, “Negotiations are being held on [the purchase of] 3.1-ton light armored vehicles Vehicule Blinde Leger on a 4x4 wheel platform," the Center for the Analysis of the World Arms Trade said on its website, citing Panhard Chairman Christian Mons.

Russia is likely to sign the vehicle contract worth $260 million, the statement said.

Russia is also continuing talks with France on a $2 billion contract to buy Mistral class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy, it said.

Tags:

Russia  France  vehicle  
Line Spacing+- AFont Size+- Print Article

Other Related News

US Air Force authorises service life extension of F-16 fighter

The USAF has authorised service life extension of the Lockheed Martin-built F-16 fighter aircraft fleet by additional 4,000 flight hours in order to keep them operational till 2048 and beyond.

Upcoming Defence Exhibitions

BRAHMOS Missile Systems

Headlines

Brahmand World Defence Update 2017

Image Gallery