April 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Possible bilateral cooperation between Krauss-Maffei Wegman and Romania about Leopard MBT 3004156

Possible bilateral cooperation between Krauss-Maffei Wegman and Romania about Leopard MBT
 
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Romanian authorities will lay the foundations for a bilateral cooperation in the defense industry with the German armored fighting vehicles company Krauss-Maffei Germans Wegman. A working group has already been formed after a meeting between Sorin Encutescu, State Secretary of the Romanian Ministry of Economy, coordinator of the defense industry, and Thomas Fritzsch, regional sales director of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW).
 

Russian Army to get new amphibious armored engineer vehicles, according Russian media 3004155

Russian Army to get new amphibious armored engineer vehicles, according Russian media
 
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Russian army is to get new amphibious armored engineer vehicles, equipped with machine-guns, electronic countermeasure devices and GLONASS navigation system and able to withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to +40°C.

 

162 multipurpose trucks delivered to 11th Armored Cavalry Brigade of Ecuador Army 3004154

162 multipurpose trucks delivered to 11th Armored Cavalry Brigade of Ecuador Army
 
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Ecuadorian Minister of National Defence, Fernando Cordero, participated, on Saturday April 25, to the delivery of 162 multipurpose vehicles to the 11th Armored Cavalry Brigade "Galapagos". He said that the acquisition of these vehicles means more security for the country and its people and better conditions for the Ecuadorian Army to make their work more efficiently, effectively and in safety conditions.

 

Ukroboronprom to deliver updated T-64B main battle tanks to the Ukrainian army 3004153

Ukroboronprom to deliver updated T-64B main battle tanks to the Ukrainian army
 
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The Ukrainian Defense Industry Group Ukroboronprom has announced the delivery of a new batch of updated T-64B main battle tanks to the Ukrainian ministry of Defense. The T-64 was developed and designed in Kharkiv (Ukraine) as the next-generation main battle tank in the early 1960s by the Company Morozov.
 

Defence agreement signed between Italy and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 300420152

Defence agreement signed between Italy and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
 
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Jordan and Italy, on Wednesday April 29, inked a deal to cement military cooperation between the two countries in areas of training, armament manufacturing and exchange of expertise among others. The agreement was signed by Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, the King's Adviser for Military Affairs, Gen. Mashal al-Zabin, and Italy's Defence Minister, Roberta Pinotti.

 

Aselsan joins Team Leidos for NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) program contract 3004151

ASELSAN joins Team Leidos for NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) program contract
 
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ASELSAN will be part of the team, led by Leidos (USA), who was awarded a contract by the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency to provide systems engineering and integration support for the NATO Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program.

 

France to raise defence budget by €3.8 billion from 2016-2019 2904155

France to raise defence budget by €3.8 billion from 2016-2019
 
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French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would increase the country's defence budget by 3.8 billion euros over four years from 2016 to ensure the army had the capacity to deal with threats at home and handle overseas operations.

 

Coastal troops of Russian Armed Forces perform live firing with new Bal anti-ship missile 2904153

Coastal troops of Russian Armed Forces perform live firing with new Bal anti-ship missile
 
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Pacific Fleet (PF) Coastal Troops’ formation of Russian Armed Forces held the first launch from the new missile system ‘Bal’, which came into the brigade’service at the end of last year.
 

More non-lethal equipment, including night-vision goggles, transferred from Canada to Ukraine 2904151

More non-lethal equipment, including night-vision goggles, transferred from Canada to Ukraine
 
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On April 28, a new batch of non-lethal equipment, including night-vision goggles, was transferred to the Ukrainian National Guard during a media event in Kyiv, Ukraine. The Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration attended the event on behalf of Canada, in the presence of Lieutenant-General Mykola Balan, Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine.

 

Bolivia to purchase 40,000 last generation assault rifles 2804154

Bolivia to purchase 40,000 last generation assault rifles
 
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Bolivia wants to buy 40,000 assault rifles to modernize in fantry units. Since 1979, soldiers's rifles have never been renewed. A quarter of the 40,000 new weapons will be placed in reserve while the rest will go the infantry units.

 

Bulgaria could jointly produce armored personnel carriers with United States 2804153

Bulgaria could jointly produce armored personnel carriers with United States
 
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Bulgaria's government should allocate more money to defense, President Rosen Plevneliev's Defense and Security Secretary Atanas Samandov has said. He told daily Pressa that several projects could be developed to boost the military industry, citing the example of prospective cooperation with U.S. companies on armored personnel carriers.

 

Indian indigenously built Dhanush 155mm howitzer successfully pass technical tests 2804152

Indian indigenously built Dhanush 155mm howitzer successfully pass technical tests
 
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The indigenously designed and manufactured 155/45 calibre artillery gun, Dhanush has successfully met all technical parameters during the winter and summer trials. Informing the Members of Parliament of the Consultative Committee attached to his Ministry, the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar said on April 27. Dhanush incorporates many improved features than the guns which the Army is possessing at present.
 

T-14 Armata could receive network-centric warfare equipment, according Russian media 270420156

T-14 Armata could receive network-centric warfare equipment, according Russian media
 
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According Russian media, the new T-14 Armata main battle tank could be fitted with network-centric warfare equipment. Some others new vehicles of Russian Army, that will be unveiled during the 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade, such as Kurganets-25 light tracked armored infantry fighting vehicles, Bumerang 8x8 armored personnel carrier or Typhoon armored personnel carriers could also be fitted with that equipment.
 

Italy – Bahrain: Cooperation Agreement in the Defence Sector signed 27042201505

Italy – Bahrain: Cooperation Agreement in the Defence Sector signed
 
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Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti and her Bahraini counterpart, Lt. Gen. Yusuf bin Ahmed Al Jalahma signed the Intergovernmental Agreement in the Defence Sector. Relations between Italy and the Kingdom of Bahrain, two countries that share the same opinion on many current international themes and scenarios, will be stronger.
 

Serbia Improves its defence cooperation with Saudi Arabia 270420154

Serbia Improves its defence cooperation with Saudi Arabia
 
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Serbian State Secretary at the Ministry of Defence Zoran Djordjevic met with the delegation of the Ministry of Defence of Saudi Arabia, headed by Staff Colonel Alamri Faris Ali. The visit was deemed as a valuable chance to present to the delegation of the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia the production programs of the defence industry of Serbia, and the capacities of Serbian institutions of military education and military medicine.
 

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