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December 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Defense Industry of Israel would like to export Unmanned Aerial Vehicle technology to China 3112132

Defense Industry of Israel would like to export Unmanned Aerial Vehicle technology to China
 

Israeli defense and technology firms have been lobbying the government to ease restrictions on their exports to China, TheMarker has learned from industry sources. According to the source, the manufacturers have the support of the Prime Minister’s Office as well as the economy and foreign ministries, which want to expand exports to and joint ventures with China.

Israeli defense and technology firms have been lobbying the government to ease restrictions on their exports to China, TheMarker has learned from industry sources. According to the source, the manufacturers have the support of the Prime Minister’s Office as well as the economy and foreign ministries, which want to expand exports to and joint ventures with China.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 09:08 AM

 

China to provide Jordan army with military equipment for a value of $4.9 million 3112131

China to provide Jordan army with military equipment for a value of $4.9 million
 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben on Monday, December 30, 2013, received China's Ambassador to Jordan Gao Yusheng and China's Deputy Military Attaché Lu Jun to discuss about joint military cooperation.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben on Monday, December 30, 2013, received China's Ambassador to Jordan Gao Yusheng and China's Deputy Military Attaché Lu Jun to discuss about joint military cooperation and the purchase of Chinese military equipment for a value of $4.9 million.
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Tuesday, December 31, 2013 08:18 AM

 

Chinese Police force takes delivery of new military vehicles to increase borders security 3012134

Chinese Police force takes delivery of new military vehicles to increase borders security
 

Chinese Army Police Force takes delivery of new military equipment and vehicles to patrol border of the country. PAPF (People's Armed Police Force) border security forces guard China's land and sea borders, as well as its ports and airports.

Chinese Army Police Force takes delivery of new military equipment and vehicles to patrol border of the country. PAPF (People's Armed Police Force) border security forces guard China's land and sea borders, as well as its ports and airports.
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Monday, December 30, 2013 11:52 AM

 

Russia and Kazakhstan to establish joint regional air defense system 3012133

Russia and Kazakhstan to establish joint regional air defense system
 

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law "On the ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish joint regional air defense system of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan."

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law "On the ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish joint regional air defense system of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan."
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Monday, December 30, 2013 11:49 AM

 

Saudi Arabia to offer $3 billion for the Lebanese army to buy weapons from France 3012131

Saudi Arabia to offer $3 billion for the Lebanese army to buy weapons from France
 

Saudi Arabia has pledged $3bn for the Lebanese army, Lebanese President Michel Suleiman announced, calling it the largest grant ever given to the country's armed forces. "The king of the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is offering this generous and appreciated aid of $3bn to the Lebanese army to strengthen its capabilities," Suleiman said in a televised address on Sunday, December 29, 2013.

Saudi Arabia has pledged $3 billion for the Lebanese army, Lebanese President Michel Suleiman announced, calling it the largest grant ever given to the country's armed forces. "The king of the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is offering this generous and appreciated aid of $3 billion to the Lebanese army to strengthen its capabilities," Suleiman said in a televised address on Sunday, December 29, 2013.
Monday, December 30, 2013 09:55 AM

 

Russian Army will take delivery of new Buk-M3 advanced air defense missile system in 2016 2912132

Russian Army will take delivery of new Buk-M3 advanced air defense missile system in 2016
 

The Russian armed forces will start getting advanced Buk-M3 air defense missile system in 2016, the Air Defense Force's chief said on Saturday, December 28, 2013. The Buk-M3 was presented for the first time during the MAKS 2013 Moscow Air Show with a graphical representation.

The Russian armed forces will start getting advanced Buk-M3 air defense missile system in 2016, the Air Defense Force's chief said on Saturday, December 28, 2013. The Buk-M3 was presented for the first time during the MAKS 2013 Moscow Air Show with a graphical representation.
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Sunday, December 29, 2013 11:14 AM

 

China to work with Armenia for the development of military cooperation 2912131

China to work with Armenia for the development of military cooperation
 

Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), met with Seyran Ohanyan, the visiting minister of national defense of the Republic of Armenia, on the afternoon of December 26, 2013 in Beijing.

Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), met with Seyran Ohanyan, the visiting minister of national defense of the Republic of Armenia, on the afternoon of December 26, 2013 in Beijing.
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Sunday, December 29, 2013 10:21 AM

 

East Africa Response Force of United States Army deployed for the first time 2812135

East Africa Response Force of United States Army deployed for the first time
 

Four days after their official transfer of authority ceremony, U.S. Army Soldiers with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's East Africa Response Force deployed for the first time since being established earlier this year. The Soldiers loaded onto a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules Dec. 14, and deployed to South Sudan, supporting the U.S. Embassy's ordered departure.

Four days after their official transfer of authority ceremony, U.S. Army Soldiers with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa's East Africa Response Force deployed for the first time since being established earlier this year. The Soldiers loaded onto a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules Dec. 14, and deployed to South Sudan, supporting the U.S. Embassy's ordered departure.
Saturday, December 28, 2013 06:23 PM

 

Russia has test-launched Topol RS-12M SS-25 Sickle Intercontinental Ballistic missile 2812132

Russia has test-launched Topol RS-12M SS-25 Sickle Intercontinental Ballistic missile
 

The Russian Space Forces test-launched a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said. The launch took place at 9:30 p.m. Moscow time (17:30 GMT) from the Kapustin Yar testing range in southern Russia’s Astrakhan Region.

The Russian Space Forces test-launched a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said. The launch took place at 9:30 p.m. Moscow time (17:30 GMT) from the Kapustin Yar testing range in southern Russia’s Astrakhan Region.
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Saturday, December 28, 2013 10:33 AM

 

United Nations ready to send peacekeeping force in Central African Republic to replace MISCA 2812131

United Nations ready to send a peacekeeping force in Central African Republic to replace MISCA
 

The United Nations said on Friday, December 27, 2013, it would speed up planning for a possible UN peacekeeping force in the strife-ridden Central African Republic, as French troops there sought to clamp down on violence. The grave situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) was the focus of talks between UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and French President François Hollande.

The United Nations said on Friday, December 27, 2013, it would speed up planning for a possible UN peacekeeping force in the strife-ridden Central African Republic, as French troops there sought to clamp down on violence. The grave situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) was the focus of talks between UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and French President François Hollande.
Saturday, December 28, 2013 09:34 AM

 

Israeli Army to deploy more Iron Dome counter artillery system after terrorist attacks from Gaza 271

Israeli Army to deploy more Iron Dome counter artillery system after terrorist attacks from Gaza
 

The Israeli army on Thursday, December 26, 2013, continues to deploy Iron Dome anti-missile batteries in the south, getting prepared for a possible escalation of violence in the vicinity of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

The Israeli army on Thursday, December 26, 2013, continues to deploy Iron Dome anti-missile batteries in the south, getting prepared for a possible escalation of violence in the vicinity of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
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Friday, December 27, 2013 02:29 PM

 

United States to send dozens of Hellfire missiles and ScanEagle surveillance drones to Iraq 2712134

United States to send dozens of Hellfire missiles and ScanEagle surveillance drones to Iraq
 

The United States is sending dozens of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq to help government forces combat insurgents, the New York Times reported on Thursday, December 26, 2013. A shipment of 75 Hellfire missiles were delivered to Iraq last week and 10 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones are expected to be delivered to Iraq by March, according to the newspaper report.

The United States is sending dozens of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq to help government forces combat insurgents, the New York Times reported on Thursday, December 26, 2013. A shipment of 75 Hellfire missiles were delivered to Iraq last week and 10 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones are expected to be delivered to Iraq by March, according to the newspaper report.
Friday, December 27, 2013 01:41 PM

 

South Korea has completed development of Bi-Ho twin 30mm gun with Shingung guided missiles 2712133

South Korea has completed development of Bi-Ho twin 30mm gun with Shingung guided missiles
 

South Korea's arms procurement agency announced Friday, December 27, 2013, that it completed development of a multi- purpose air defense vehicle Bi-Ho with Shingung guided missiles based on indigenous technology. This self-propelled anti-aircraft defense system, Bi Ho provides final and close-in air defense against low altitude aircraft and helicopters.

South Korea's arms procurement agency announced Friday, December 27, 2013, that it completed development of a multipurpose air defense vehicle Bi-Ho with Shingung guided missiles based on indigenous technology. This self-propelled anti-aircraft defense system, Bi Ho provides final and close-in air defense against low altitude aircraft and helicopters.
Friday, December 27, 2013 11:57 AM

 

UN peacekeepers to help soldiers Democratic Republic of Congo against attack Ugandan rebels 2712132

UN peacekeepers to help soldiers Democratic Republic of Congo against attack of Ugandan rebels
 

United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Wednesday, December 25, 2013, helped the national armed forces retake control over a town following an attack by a Ugandan rebel group that left dozens dead and displaced many more.

United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Wednesday, December 25, 2013, helped the national armed forces retake control over a town following an attack by a Ugandan rebel group that left dozens dead and displaced many more.
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Friday, December 27, 2013 10:57 AM

 

New home-made Arash 20mm anti-material rifle enters in service with Iranian Army 26121333

New home-made Arash 20mm anti-material rifle enters in service with Iranian Army
 

The new Iranian-made Arash, a 20mm anti-material rifle enters in service withe Iranian Armed Forces. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) equipped its forces with a new shoulder-launched weapon named ‘Arash’ and a home-made sniper rifle dubbed ‘Siyavash’.

The new Iranian-made Arash, a 20mm anti-material rifle enters in service withe Iranian Armed Forces. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) equipped its forces with a new shoulder-launched weapon named ‘Arash’ and a home-made sniper rifle dubbed ‘Siyavash’.
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Thursday, December 26, 2013 11:25 AM

 

Iran unveils new home-made Siyavash ultra light sniper rifle during a military exhibition 2612132

Iran unveils its new home-made Siyavash an ultra light sniper rifle during a military exhibition
 

Iran unveils the Siyavash a new home-made ultra light sniper rifle during a visit by IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari to an exhibition of the latest military achievements of the IRGC Ground Force’s Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization in Tehran on November 18.

Iran unveils the Siyavash a new home-made ultra light sniper rifle during a visit by IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari to an exhibition of the latest military achievements of the IRGC Ground Force’s Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization in Tehran on November 18.
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Thursday, December 26, 2013 10:56 AM

 

France to deploy first American-made MQ-9 Reaper UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Mali 2612131

France to deploy first American-made MQ-9 Reaper UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Mali
 

France will deploy its first U.S.-made unarmed surveillance drones MQ-9 Reaper to West Africa by the end of the year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said last week, as it seeks to "eliminate all traces of al Qaeda". France's military intervention in Mali.

France will deploy its first U.S.-made unarmed surveillance drones MQ-9 Reaper to West Africa by the end of the year, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said last week, as it seeks to "eliminate all traces of al Qaeda".
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Thursday, December 26, 2013 09:57 AM

 

The first train station to be armoured against missile attacks in Israel 2512133

The first train station to be armoured against missile attacks in Israel
 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Minister Transportation Yisrael Katz dedicated the first train station to be armored against missile attacks in Israel in the southern city of Sderot. The ceremony was also attended by the Chairman of Israel Railways, Doron Weiss, and its CEO, Boaz Tzafrir.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Minister Transportation Yisrael Katz dedicated the first train station to be armored against missile attacks in Israel in the southern city of Sderot. The ceremony was also attended by the Chairman of Israel Railways, Doron Weiss, and its CEO, Boaz Tzafrir.
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 01:00 PM

 

United Nations Security Council authorizes to double peacekeeping force in South Sudan 2512132

United Nations Security Council authorizes to double peacekeeping force in South Sudan
 

The United Nations (UN) Security Council Tuesday, December 24, 2013, authorized almost doubling the United Nations peacekeeping force in strife-torn South Sudan to nearly 14,000 in the face of a rapidly deteriorating security and humanitarian crisis that has left hundreds of civilians dead and tens of thousands of others driven from their homes.

The United Nations (UN) Security Council Tuesday, December 24, 2013, authorized almost doubling the United Nations peacekeeping force in strife-torn South Sudan to nearly 14,000 in the face of a rapidly deteriorating security and humanitarian crisis that has left hundreds of civilians dead and tens of thousands of others driven from their homes.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 11:01 AM

 

Japan to continue the UN United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan 2512131

Japan to continue the UN United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
 

Japan will continue to join the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, a government spokesman said Wednesday, December 25, 2013. "We will continue to contribute to the nation-building of South Sudan along with the international society," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference.

Japan will continue to join the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, a government spokesman said Wednesday, December 25, 2013. "We will continue to contribute to the nation-building of South Sudan along with the international society," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference.
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Wednesday, December 25, 2013 10:39 AM

 

Russia successfully test-fired Yars RS-24 silo-based nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile 2412

Russia successfully test-fired Yars RS-24 silo-based nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile
 

Russia carried out a successful test-firing of an RS-24 Yars ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia on Tuesday, December 24, 2013, a military representative said.

Russia carried out a successful test-firing of an RS-24 Yars ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwest Russia on Tuesday, December 24, 2013, a military representative said.
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 05:51 PM

 

Self-propelled howitzer NORA B-52 K1 SP and Metis M-1 anti-tank missiles for Bangladesh Army 2412132

Self-propelled howitzer NORA B-52 K1 SP and Metis M-1 anti-tank missiles for Bangladesh Army
 

New Serbian-made self-propelled howitzer NORA B-52 K1 SP and Russian-made Metis M-1 anti-tank guided missiles entered in service with the Bangladesh Armed Forces.

New Serbian-made self-propelled howitzer NORA B-52 K1 SP and Russian-made Metis M-1 anti-tank guided missiles entered in service with the Bangladesh Armed Forces.
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 01:00 PM

 

Russia to plan the development of a new modernized assault rifle for the Russian army 2412131

Russia to plan the development of a new modernized assault rifle for the Russian army
 

The recently established Kalashnikov Concern is planning to develop a modernized assault rifle for the Russian Army and hopes to increase the number of models available for export, its general director said in an exclusive interview with RIA Novosti.

The recently established Kalashnikov Concern is planning to develop a modernized assault rifle for the Russian Army and hopes to increase the number of models available for export, its general director said in an exclusive interview with RIA Novosti.
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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 08:55 AM

 

India successfully test-fired Agni-III nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile 2312135

India successfully test-fired Agni-III nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile
 

India on Monday, December 23, 2013, successfully test-fired nuclear weapons capable Agni-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile for its full range of little over 3,000 km from the Wheeler island, off the Odisha coast.

India on Monday, December 23, 2013, successfully test-fired nuclear weapons capable Agni-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile for its full range of little over 3,000 km from the Wheeler island, off the Odisha coast.
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Monday, December 23, 2013 03:21 PM

 

The UN confirms plans to reinforce military presence in the city of Bor South Sudan 2312134

The UN confirms plans to reinforce military presence in the city of Bor South Sudan
 

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for South Sudan released a statement on Sunday, December 22, 2013, confirming plans to reinforce the UN's military presence in Bor, Jonglei State and Pariang County, of Unity State.

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for South Sudan released a statement on Sunday, December 22, 2013, confirming plans to reinforce the UN's military presence in Bor, Jonglei State and Pariang County, of Unity State.
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Monday, December 23, 2013 10:53 AM

 

Philippines Army increases its fire support capability with new Serbian-made 81mm mortar 2312133

Philippines Army increases its fire support capability with new Serbian-made 81mm mortar
 

The Philippine Army (PA) fire support capability has gotten a significant boost with the arrival and deployment of the new 81-mm Serbian-made mortar which was put into display during the AFP's Thanksgiving Day Thursday.

The Philippine Army (PA) fire support capability has gotten a significant boost with the arrival and deployment of the new 81-mm Serbian-made mortar which was put into display during the AFP's Thanksgiving Day Thursday.
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Monday, December 23, 2013 10:36 AM

 

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