Project Updates

MUV 4x4


Equipment Type: Military Utility Vehicle 

Manufacturer: Iveco Defence Vehicles 

Location: Italy

Operators: Sweden, Austria 

Programme Value: $78.9m confirmed

The Military Utility Vehicle (MUV 4×4) is a multipurpose vehicle developed by Iveco Defence Vehicles (IDV). In June 2023, IDV entered a nine-year agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to potentially deliver 3,000 vehicles of the MUV 4×4 configuration, with the first 400 confirmed in a deal worth $78.9m. Austria also ordered 185 MUVs, the first arriving in March 2024.

Project 15B


Equipment Type: Guided Missile Destroyer

Manufacturer: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders 

Location: India

Operators: Indian Navy

Programme Value: Unknown

The Project 15B stealth guided-missile destroyers, also known as the Visakhapatnam-class destroyers, are the next generation of destroyers developed for the Indian Navy being built by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders. The keel for the first ship was laid in 2013, with the fourth-in-class INS Surat subsequently launched in May 2022. It is expected to be commissioned in 2024. 

Bayraktar Kizilelma


Equipment Type: UAV 

Manufacturer: Baykar Technologies 

Location: Türkiye

Operators: Turkish Air Force 

Programme Value: Unknown

First seen as a concept image in 2021, the Bayraktar Kizilelma is a stealth combat UAV designed to conduct take-off and landing operations on short-runway aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships, and to carry out missions using internally carried munitions. Prototype production began in March 2022, with Baykar planning to begin mass production in 2024.