Lazika armoured vehicle

UAE signs USD 32 million contract with Georgia’s Delta

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , |

Former President Mikheil Saakashvili inspecting a Lazika infantry combat vehicle in 2012. TBILISI, DFWatch–The United Arab Emirates has signed a contract to buy military equipment worth USD 32 million from the Georgian state-owned company Delta. Delta’s former director Ucha Dzodzuashvili said the first batch of equipment […]

Russia concerned over Georgia’s NATO aspirations

By | April 20th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says it causes confusion and apprehension for his country that Georgia continues to be a candidate for NATO membership. Lavrov said this after a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council Thursday. “Now, NATO […]

Georgia tests new domestically produced drone

By | April 10th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – President Mikheil Saakashvili announced the test flight in a speech April 9. The date is symbolically significant as a peaceful demonstration for independence was attacked by Soviet troops here in Tbilisi in 1989. Saakashvili made reference to […]

Saakashvili unveils Grad, system used illegally in 2008 war

By | March 5th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili Saturday unveiled another home produced weapon system; a Georgian version of the Grad multiple rocket launcher. According to the EU’s investigation into the August 2008 war, he ordered his army to use Grads, also […]

Georgia unveils new combat vehicle

By | February 25th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia today presented its new combat vehicle Lazika at the Vaziani military base not far from the capital Tbilisi. The demonstration of the new vehicle’s technical and tactical abilities was attended by the Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili. […]