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January 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 
 
 

Russia will start the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Kazakhstan in 2014 3101146

Russia will start the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems to Kazakhstan in 2014
 

Russia will start to deliver air defense missile systems S-300 missiles to Kazakhstan in 2014, said Friday, January 31, 2014, the Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu after a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Adilbek Djaksybekov.

Russia will start to deliver air defense missile systems S-300 missiles to Kazakhstan in 2014, said Friday, January 31, 2014, the Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu after a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart Adilbek Djaksybekov.
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Friday, January 31, 2014 11:58 AM

 

United States Army and Lockheed Martin to demonstrate autonomous convoy 3101145

United States Army and Lockheed Martin to demonstrate autonomous convoy
 

The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have demonstrated the ability of fully autonomous convoys to operate in urban environments with multiple vehicles of different models.

The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have demonstrated the ability of fully autonomous convoys to operate in urban environments with multiple vehicles of different models.
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Friday, January 31, 2014 11:40 AM

 

Army of Armenia to be equipped soon with the Russian-made Iskander-M tactical missile 3101143

Army of Armenia to be equipped soon with the Russian-made Iskander-M tactical missile
 

Defense Minister of Armenia Seiran Oganian reports that in 2014 Armenian army will receive super precise long-range missile systems. Earlier, Armenian and Russian mass media reported frequently that Armenia received and was going to deploy Russian systems Iskander-M soon.

Defense Minister of Armenia Seiran Oganian reports that in 2014 Armenian army will receive super precise long-range missile systems. Earlier, Armenian and Russian mass media reported frequently that Armenia received and was going to deploy Russian systems Iskander-M tactical missile soon.
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Friday, January 31, 2014 10:42 AM

 

French Army takes delivery of SAMP-T Mamba air defense missile system to equip on more unit

French Army takes delivery of SAMP-T Mamba air defense missile system to equip on more unit
 

In January 2014, PAAMS (Principal Anti Air Missile System) Programme Division accepted delivery of the penultimate French SAMP/T “MAMBA” system and subsequently transferred it to the French Air Force Ground Based Air Defence Squadron 01.950 “CRAU”.

In January 2014, PAAMS (Principal Anti Air Missile System) Programme Division accepted delivery of the penultimate French SAMP/T “MAMBA” system and subsequently transferred it to the French Air Force Ground Based Air Defence Squadron 01.950 “CRAU”.
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Friday, January 31, 2014 09:27 AM

 

RAK police of United Arab Emirates takes delivery of Streit Group Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicles 310114

RAK police of United Arab Emirates takes delivery of Streit Group Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicles
 

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Interior RAK (Ras Al Khaimah) police general headquarters has take delivery of first Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicle manufactured by the Company Streit Group. This comes in line with the Ministry of Interior’s objectives to provide the highest level of safety for the community.

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Interior RAK (Ras Al Khaimah) police general headquarters has take delivery of first Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicle manufactured by the Company Streit Group. This comes in line with the Ministry of Interior’s objectives to provide the highest level of safety for the community.
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Friday, January 31, 2014 08:20 AM

 

Turkey to extend deadline to send revised offers for purchase air defense missile system 3001142

Turkey to extend deadline to send revised offers for the purchase of air defense missile system
 

Turkey has again extended the deadline for bidding companies to send revised offers for its anti-ballistic missile air defense system. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is April 30, allowing U.S. company Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp and Italian-French team Eurosam SAMP/T to revise their offers and try to head off a Chinese company, with which Turkey is still in talks.

Turkey has again extended the deadline for bidding companies to send revised offers for its anti-ballistic missile air defense system. The new deadline for rival bidding companies to submit their proposals is April 30, allowing U.S. company Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp and Italian-French team Eurosam SAMP/T to revise their offers and try to head off a Chinese company, with which Turkey is still in talks.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 09:54 AM

 

GEROH to present its best military mast solutions at International Armoured Vehicles 2014 2901148

GEROH to present its best military mast solutions at International Armoured Vehicles 2014
 

The International Defense Company GEROH presents its best military mast solutions at International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2014, which will be held from the 3 to February 2014 in Farnborough, United Kingdom. It gives GEROH great pleasure to invite you to join the International Armoured Vehicles conference and to visit Geroh stand N° D30.

The International Defense Company GEROH presents its best military mast solutions at International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2014, which will be held from the 3 to February 2014 in Farnborough, United Kingdom. It gives GEROH great pleasure to invite you to join the International Armoured Vehicles conference and to visit Geroh stand N° D30.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 04:09 PM

 

United States Marine Corps begins testing P-19R Oshkosh Defense firefighting vehicle 2901147

United States Marine Corps begins testing P-19R Oshkosh Defense firefighting vehicle
 

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has delivered three Oshkosh P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps to undergo testing. The Marine Corps selected the Oshkosh P-19R in May 2013 to serve as the Marines’ off-road firefighting vehicle of the future.

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has delivered three Oshkosh P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps to undergo testing. The Marine Corps selected the Oshkosh P-19R in May 2013 to serve as the Marines’ off-road firefighting vehicle of the future.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 03:51 PM

 

Defense Industry of Pakistan has the capability to produce 50 main battle tanks per year 2901145

Defense Industry of Pakistan has the capability to produce 50 main battle tanks per year
 

Pakistan’s defence production sector has the capability of manufacturing up to 50 battle tanks annually whereas 1,598 sophisticated guns are being manufactured in the Pakistani ammunition factories, a Senate panel was informed Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

Pakistan’s defence production sector has the capability of manufacturing up to 50 battle tanks annually whereas 1,598 sophisticated guns are being manufactured in the Pakistani ammunition factories, a Senate panel was informed Tuesday, January 28, 2014.
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 01:00 PM

 

Indian Army to conduct test-fired Agni-I medium range ballistic missile in next few days 2901144

Indian Army to conduct test-fired of Agni-I medium range ballistic missile in the next few days
 

Indian Army is preparing to conduct a fresh user trial of Agni-I missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast. The personnel of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) will carry out the test early next month. Agni-I missile has a specialised navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.

Indian Army is preparing to conduct a fresh user trial of Agni-I missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast. The personnel of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) will carry out the test early next month. Agni-I missile has a specialised navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:58 AM

 

Iranian army has unveiled local-made simulators for Hawk and Skyguard missile systems 2901143

Iranian army has unveiled local-made simulators for Hawk and Skyguard missile systems
 

Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base unveiled simulators for anti-aircraft Hawk (Mersad) and Skyguard missile systems. Commander of Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli pointed to the unique specifications of these two missile systems simulators.

Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base unveiled simulators for anti-aircraft Hawk (Mersad) and Skyguard missile systems. Commander of Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli pointed to the unique specifications of these two missile systems simulators.
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:28 AM

 

Gaza militant group Mujahideen Brigades unveils new local-made anti-tank launcher Sair 2801144

Gaza militant group Mujahideen Brigades unveils new local-made anti-tank launcher Sair
 

The "Mujahideen Brigades" in Gaza announced this week the launch of a new local-made portable ATM (Anti-Tank Missile) launcher. A Video released January 27, 2014, shows a live firing test with the new anti-tank weapon system.

The "Mujahideen Brigades" in Gaza announced this week the launch of a new local-made portable ATM (Anti-Tank Missile) launcher. A Video released January 27, 2014, shows a live firing test with the new anti-tank weapon system.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 06:16 PM

 

British army orders for its infantry forces the Rheinmetall Vario-Ray laser light module 2801143

British army orders for its infantry forces the Rheinmetall Vario-Ray laser light module
 

During the next few years the British Ministry of Defence will continue procuring Rheinmetall’s state-of-the-art Vario-Ray laser light module for its infantry forces. Mounted on soldiers' small arms, these devices enable them to detect, identify and mark targets.

During the next few years the British Ministry of Defence will continue procuring Rheinmetall’s state-of-the-art Vario-Ray laser light module for its infantry forces. Mounted on soldiers' small arms, these devices enable them to detect, identify and mark targets.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 05:21 PM

 

Diehl Defence successfully demonstrated IRIS-T SLM ground based air defence system 2801142

Diehl Defence successfully demonstrated IRIS-T SLM ground based air defence system
 

Diehl Defence successfully demonstrated its Ground Based Air Defence System IRIS-T SLM in the presence of international experts and military representatives from 16 nations at the Overberg Test Range in South Africa on January 14, 2014.

Diehl Defence successfully demonstrated its Ground Based Air Defence System IRIS-T SLM in the presence of international experts and military representatives from 16 nations at the Overberg Test Range in South Africa on January 14, 2014.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 04:42 PM

 

Finland to acquire FIM-92 Stinger man-portable anti-aircraft missile systems from United States

Finland to acquire FIM-92 Stinger man-portable anti-aircraft missile systems from United States
 

Finland is ready to acquire hundreds of Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from the United States, Carl Haglund (SFP), the Minister of Defence, announced to US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as the two met in Washington on Thursday, January 23, 2014.

Finland is ready to acquire hundreds of Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from the United States, Carl Haglund (SFP), the Minister of Defence, announced to US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as the two met in Washington on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014 09:49 AM

 

Russia has exported $13.2 billion weapons military equipment to foreign customers in 2013 2701145

Russia has exported $13.2 billion of weapons and military equipment to foreign customers in 2013
 

Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport sold $13.2 billion in weapons and military equipment to foreign buyers last year but expects no short-term growth, its director said in an interview published Monday, January 27, 2014.

Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport sold $13.2 billion in weapons and military equipment to foreign buyers last year but expects no short-term growth, its director said in an interview published Monday, January 27, 2014.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 11:59 AM

 

United Kingdom could buy weapons from Russia under a landmark defence treaty 2701144

United Kingdom could buy weapons from Russia under a landmark defence treaty
 

According to the British Newspaper "The Telegraph", of Sunday, 26 January, 2014, United Kingdom could buy weapons for the first time from Russia under a landmark defence treaty. Defence chiefs are preparing to sign a deal that would see British defence companies working jointly on projects with the Russian arms industry.

According to the British Newspaper "The Telegraph", of Sunday, 26 January, 2014, United Kingdom could buy weapons for the first time from Russia under a landmark defence treaty. Defence chiefs are preparing to sign a deal that would see British defence companies working jointly on projects with the Russian arms industry.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 11:44 AM

 

Russia to deliver 37 BMP-3F amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles to Indonesia 2701143

Russia to deliver 37 BMP-3F amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles to Indonesia
 

Russia will deliver 37 Russian-made amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3F to the Indonsian armed forces. With this new vehicles, Indonesia has now a total of 54 vehicles in service with the Indonesian Navy Marine Corps.

Russia will deliver 37 Russian-made amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3F to the Indonesian armed forces. With this new vehicles, Indonesia has now a total of 54 vehicles in service with the Indonesian Navy Marine Corps.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 11:04 AM

 

More German soldiers could be deployed in the Central African Republic 2701142

More German soldiers could be deployed in the Central African Republic
 

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is considering increasing the international engagement of German national defence forces, or Bundeswehr in the Central African Republic, local media Spiegel reported Sunday, January 26, 2014.

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is considering increasing the international engagement of German national defence forces, or Bundeswehr in the Central African Republic, local media Spiegel reported Sunday, January 26, 2014.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 10:32 AM

 

Bulgarian soldiers in Afghanistan to receive communication equipment thermal sights from US 2701141

Bulgarian soldiers in Afghanistan to receive communication equipment and thermal sights from US
 

Bulgarian contingent in Afghanistan on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, received from the United States communication-information equipment and thermal imaging weapon sights valued at 12.5 million U.S. dollars, according to a joint press release.

Bulgarian contingent in Afghanistan on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, received from the United States communication-information equipment and thermal imaging weapon sights valued at 12.5 million U.S. dollars, according to a joint press release.
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Monday, January 27, 2014 10:05 AM

 

New Armata universal combat vehicle platform equipped with radar as the T-50 fighter aircraft 260114

New Armata universal combat vehicle platform equipped with radar as the T-50 fighter aircraft
 

Russian armoured vehicles will be equipped with radars of the same technology used on the the fifth-generation fighter aircraft T-50. According to the documents of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, new combat vehicles based on the unified track platform “Armata” should be fitted with such devices by 2015

Russian armoured vehicles will be equipped with radars of the same technology used on the the fifth-generation fighter aircraft T-50. According to the documents of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, new combat vehicles based on the unified track platform “Armata” should be fitted with such devices by 2015.
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Sunday, January 26, 2014 05:10 PM

 

The first Chinese army peacekeeping force in Mali is now fully operational 2601142

The first Chinese army peacekeeping force in Mali is now fully operational
 

Major General Jean Bosco Kazura, commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), inspected the first Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali which was deployed in place at 10:00 on January 22, 2014, local time, and spoke highly of the Chinese peacekeepers’ outstanding performance and professional competence.

Major General Jean Bosco Kazura, commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), inspected the first Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali which was deployed in place at 10:00 on January 22, 2014, local time, and spoke highly of the Chinese peacekeepers’ outstanding performance and professional competence.
Sunday, January 26, 2014 04:43 PM

 

India unveils new local-made Arjun Mk-II main battle tank at Republic Day Military Parade 2014 26011

India unveils new local-made Arjun Mk-II main battle tank at the Republic Day Military Parade 2014
 

The Arjun Mk.II MBT (Main Battle Tank) was unveiled for the first time to the public at India's 65th Republic Day Military Parade, January 26, 2014. Thle latest version of Arjun MBT is aimed at exemplifying DRDO’s strength in the area of defence technology – design and development, leading to the production of state of the art weapon systems for India’s armed forces.

The Arjun Mk.II MBT (Main Battle Tank) was unveiled for the first time to the public at India's 65th Republic Day Military Parade, January 26, 2014. Thle latest version of Arjun MBT is aimed at exemplifying DRDO’s strength in the area of defence technology – design and development, leading to the production of state of the art weapon systems for India’s armed forces.
Sunday, January 26, 2014 03:36 PM

 

Army China has test-fired its home-made DF-21 medium range nuclear capable ballistic missile 2501141

Army of China has test-fired its home-made DF-21 medium range nuclear capable ballistic missile
 

China’s military has released images january 22, 2014, of its home-made ballistic missile. The pictures were taken during test-fired with the Dong Feng DF-21 nuclear capable single-warhead medium-range ballistic missile

China’s military has released images January 22, 2014, of its home-made ballistic missile. The pictures were taken during test-fired with the Dong Feng DF-21 nuclear capable single-warhead medium-range ballistic missile
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Saturday, January 25, 2014 03:52 PM

 

SpetsTechnoExport of Ukraine awarded contract to supply 5 BTR-4 8x8 armoured to Indonesia 2401143

SpetsTechnoExport of Ukraine awarded contract to supply 5 BTR-4 8x8 armoured to Indonesia
 

The Ukrainian State Foreign Trade Enterprise “SpetsTechnoExport", a division of the Ukrainian Defense Industry has won a tender from the Indonesian Ministry of Defense to supply five BTR-4 8x8 armoured vehicles personnel carrier for the Marine Corps of the Indonesian Navy.

The Ukrainian State Foreign Trade Enterprise “SpetsTechnoExport", a division of the Ukrainian Defense Industry has won a tender from the Indonesian Ministry of Defense to supply five BTR-4 8x8 armoured vehicles personnel carrier for the Marine Corps of the Indonesian Navy.
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Friday, January 24, 2014 07:59 PM

 

Azerbaijan increased its defense production in 2013 by 3.7% compared with 2012 2401142

Azerbaijan increased its defense production in 2013 by 3.7% compared with 2012
 

Official reports say, Azerbaijan increased its defense production in 2013 by 3.7 percent compared with 2012. Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov said, the volume of defense equipment produced in Azerbaijan in 2013 has increased significantly.

Official reports say, Azerbaijan increased its defense production in 2013 by 3.7 percent compared with 2012. Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov said, the volume of defense equipment produced in Azerbaijan in 2013 has increased significantly.
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Friday, January 24, 2014 05:56 PM

 

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