French Air and Space Force receives final batch of P4 VIPAIR vehicles

On October. 15, 2020, French armored vehicle manufacturers Arquus has announced that it delivered the last P4 VIPAIR vehicle to the French Air and Space Force, in accordance with the contractual commitments. Initiated in 2016, the VIPAIR program aimed at transforming a batch of 19 P4 ASPIC vehicles of the French Air and Space Force into P4 VIPAIR (Véhicule d’Intervention et de Projection Air...

Hanwha Defense unveils new family of future combat vehicles

Hanwha Defense Co. is claiming a revolution in track armored infantry fighting vehicle technology as part of its new Redback family. South Korean multinational defense and security company has rolled out two prototypes of the Redback armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to be delivered to the Australian Army. The delivery is taken under the Risk Mitigation Activity (RMA) contract in line with...

Floyd protests renew debate about police use of armored vehicles, other military gear

In cities across the U.S., including Philadelphia, Cincinnati and a New Orleans suburb, military-style vehicles designed for the battlefield were deployed by local police during recent protests over the death of George Floyd.NBC News has found at least 29 instances on social media and in news accounts where military-style vehicles that belong to local police departments have been used to...