November 2016 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Thales delivers new-generation training simulators for French Army AMX-10 RCR vehicles 52911162

Thales delivers new-generation training simulators for French Army AMX-10 RCR vehicles
 
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Thales has delivered to the French defence procurement agency (DGA) two STP-NG new-generation platoon-level firing simulators for French Land Forces. These training simulators have entered into service at the Canjuers and Saumur (école de cavalerie) army bases to train forces to use the new systems equipped on the upgraded AMX-10 RCR vehicle.
 

BBI Detection unveils new Explosive and Narcotic Threat Detection kits at UK Security Expo 2016 72911161

BBI Detection unveils new Explosive and Narcotic Threat Detection kits at UK Security Expo 2016
 
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BBI Detection is proud to announce a partnership with S2 Threat Detection Technologies to bring their innovative Explosive and Narcotic Detection kits to the wider Defense and Security market.
 

Barrett Communications awarded three year contract with Canadian National Defense Department 52911161

Barrett Communications awarded three year contract with Canadian National Defense Department
 
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Barrett Communications have recently been awarded a three year contact by the Canadian National Defense Department (DND).
 

Belarus army to receive a fourth battery of Russian-made Tor-M2 air defense missile systems 12911163

Belarus army to receive a fourth battery of Russian-made Tor-M2 air defense missile systems
 
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The Belarus armed forces will be equipped with a fourth battery of Russian-made Tor-M2 short range air defense missile systems for December 2016. Belraus has already received three batteries of Tor-M2 from 2011 to 2013.
 

Shanghai Cooperation Organization members started seven-day joint military training exercise 1291116

Shanghai Cooperation Organization members started seven-day joint military training exercise
 
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Infantry forces from member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) started a seven-day joint training exercise Monday, November 28, 2016, in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
 

Spanish Company Expal demonstrates its One-Stop Shop for Mortar Systems including UAV 12811164

Spanish Company Expal demonstrates its One-Stop Shop for Mortar Systems including UAV
 
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The Spanish Company Expal has demonstrated its 'One-Stop Shop' for Mortar Systems Tuesday, November 16th, in the Spanish Army firing and training range ‘Álvarez de Sotomayor’, located in Almeria (Spain).
 

Local-made Belrex PCSV Protected Combat Support Vehicles enter in service with Singapore army 12811163

Local-made Belrex PCSV Protected Combat Support Vehicles enter in service with Singapore army
 
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The new local-made Belrex PCSV (Protected Combat Support Vehicle) has entered in service with the Singapore armed forces, Friday November 25, 2015 to replace the army's five-tonne trucks. Second Minister for Defence Mr Ong Ye Kung officiated at a ceremony to mark the commissioning of the Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV) at the SAFTI Live Firing Area this afternoon.
 

Artillery units of Russia will replace Tochka-U tactical missile with Iskander-M TASS 12811162

Artillery units of Russia will replace Tochka-U tactical missile with Iskander-M
 
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Russia’s Missile, Rocket and Tube Artillery Corps will fully replace the Tochka-U (NATO reporting name: SS-21 Scarab-B) tactical ballistic missile system with the Iskander-M (SS-26 Stone) complex by 2020, Corps Commander Lieutenant-General Mikhail Matveyevsky said.
 

Russia and China implemented military contracts worth $3 billion for 2016 TASS 12811161

Russia and China implemented military contracts worth $3 billion for 2016
 
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Russia and China implemented military contracts worth three billion dollars this year, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting with Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Yu Zhengsheng.
 

Uralvagonzavod from Russia to launch new production line of guns for T-14 and T-90MS tanks TASS 12711161

Uralvagonzavod from Russia to launch new production line of guns for T-14 and T-90MS tanks
 
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The Uralvagonzavod (Russian acronym: UVZ) scientific-research corporation will launch an automatized manufacturing line to produce newest high-precision guns for T-14 Armata and T-90MS main battle tanks (MBT), as well as for 2S25 Sprut-SDM air-droppable self-propelled anti-tank gun (SPATG) systems, the Izvestia newspaper said.
 

South-African company LMT awarded new contracts for its LM5 armoured vehicles 52511163

South-African company LMT awarded new contracts for its LM5 armoured vehicles
 
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LMT (Land Mobility Technologies), a subsidiary of the South African company Denel Land Systems, signed contracts for supplying its LM5 armoured vehicles for two African countries. That was reported by the website defenceweb.co.za.
 

Rosoboronexport has USD7 billion backlog of orders for land hardware 52511162

Rosoboronexport has USD7 billion backlog of orders for land hardware
 
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JSC Rosoboronexport (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) is promoting the military hardware for land forces, being produced by Russia`s military-industrial complex, in full accordance with the tendencies of the world market. The company has a USD7 billion backlog of orders for land forces hardware, the press department of Rosoboronexport said in a statement.
 

Rheinmetall to supply international customer with 110 HX81 tractor-trailers 52411162

Rheinmetall to supply international customer with 110 HX81 tractor-trailers
 
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An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall a major contract for military trucks. The order encompasses 110 logistic vehicles worth a total of €134 million, earmarked for delivery between January 2018 and February 2019. Additional vehicle orders are envisaged. The contract includes comprehensive service and logistical support for a period of five years.
 

Russia to develop new-generation anti-tank missile system 52411161

Russia to develop new-generation anti-tank missile system
 
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A new-generation self-propelled anti-tank missile system is planned to be developed for Russia’s Army, Commander of the Missile, Rocket and Tube Artillery Corps Lieutenant-General Mikhail Matveyevsky said.
 

Saab receives a $11m order for radio systems from Swedish Defence Materiel Administration 52311162

Saab receives a $11m order for radio systems from Swedish Defence Materiel Administration
 
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Defence and security company Saab has received an order for multi-national training from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). The order value is MSEK 103 (US $11mn) and deliveries will take place during 2017.
 

Elbit Systems of America Receives a $103mn U.S. Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Systems 52311161

Elbit Systems of America Receives a $103mn U.S. Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Systems
 
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Elbit Systems of America announced on November 23, that it was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity ("ID/IQ") contract for the production of 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm Mortar Weapon Systems. The ID/IQ contract will support the Army's Product Manager for Guided Precision Munitions and Mortar Systems for US and foreign allied delivery requirements, with a maximum value of approximately $103 million, will be completed in five years.
 

Saab receives $10m order for laser simulators from Swedish Defence Materiel Administration 52211163

Saab receives $10m order for laser simulators from Swedish Defence Materiel Administration
 
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The defence and security company Saab has received an order for new laser simulators from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). The order value is MSEK 95 (10 Million US$) and deliveries will be made during 2017.
 

Defense contractors in Russia’s Tula Region to receive $312m before 2020 52211162

Defense contractors in Russia’s Tula Region to receive $312m before 2020
 
Defense contractors in Russia’s Tula Region to receive $312m before 2020
Defense contractors in the Tula Region in central Russia will receive more than 20 billion rubles ($312 million) before 2020 in accordance with the state defense order, Regional First Deputy Governor Yuri Andrianov told TASS.
 

France to send Leclerc Main Battle Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles and troops to Estonia in 2017 52211161

France to send Leclerc Main Battle Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles and troops to Estonia in 2017
 
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France will send 5 Leclerc Main Battle Tanks, as well as VBCI infantry combat vehicles and 300 military personnel to Estonia in 2017, Estonian Defense Ministry said on Saturday November 19, in a statement.
 

Australian Defence Force takes delivery of first Hawkei 4x4 armoured vehicles from Thales Australia 12111163

Australian Defence Force takes delivery of first Hawkei 4x4 armoured vehicles from Thales Australia
 
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Thales Australia has delivered the first two Hawkei 4x4 armoured vehicles to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The delivery was witnessed by Australia's Minister for Defense Industry Christopher Pyne and the CEO of Thales Australia, Mister Chris Jenkins at Victoria Barracks, Melbourne on 14 November 2016.
 

Russia will develop a new generation of anti-tank missile using fire-and-forget technology 12111162

Russia will develop a new generation of anti-tank missile using fire-and-forget technology
 
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According Major General Mikhail Matveyevsky, commander of the Russian Missile and Artillery Troops, Russia will develop a new next-generation advanced self-propelled anti-tank missile system operating on the ‘fire-and-forget’ principle.
 

Raytheon plans expansion of its Missile Systems business headquarters located in Southern Arizona 52111163

Raytheon plans expansion of its Missile Systems business headquarters located in Southern Arizona
 
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Raytheon Company plans to expand its Southern Arizona operations by adding nearly 2,000 jobs at the Missile Systems business headquarters over a five year period. The company plans to hire workers at all skill levels with an emphasis on engineering and other higher-wage, technical positions. Job creation, facilities expansion and operational output is expected to result in billions of dollars of economic impact for Arizona over 10 years.
 

India has successfully test-fired Prithvi-II Surface-to-Surface ballistic missile 12111161

India has successfully test-fired Prithvi-II Surface-to-Surface ballistic missile
 
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India on Monday, November 21, 2016, successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile. The missiles were fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Odisha coast. Developed under India’s flagship Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) programme, it is the 12th test of the interceptor missile.
 

Saab receives upgrade orders for US Army training systems 52111161

Saab receives upgrade orders for US Army training systems
 
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Defence and Security company Saab has received three orders from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI). Saab will now provide OSAG 2.0 interoperability upgrades for the U.S. 7th ATC’s Deployable Instrumentation System – Europe (DISE) and the Combat Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System (CVTESS) to meet U.S. Army and European forward deployment interoperability requirements.
 

BAE Systems' engineers inspired by Ironclad beetles for next-gen suspension for military vehicles 52111162

BAE Systems' engineers inspired by ironclad beetles for next-gen suspension for military vehicles
 
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A bendable titanium alloy suspension system inspired by the hard shells and flexible legs of ironclad beetles could hold the key to protecting future military vehicles from explosive impacts.
 

Turkey discuss with Russia for the purchase of Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems 11911162

Turkey discuss with Russia for the purchase of Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems
 
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Turkey shows interest to purchase Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems said Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik on Friday, November 18, 2016. After cancelling last year a $3.4 billion tender for the purchase of Chinese long-range missile defense system, Turkey is negotiating with many countries to acquire new air defense system.
 

PGZ07 35mm cannon and HQ17 surface-to-air defense missile systems in service with Chinese army 11911161

PGZ07 35mm cannon and HQ17 surface-to-air defense missile systems in service with Chinese army
 
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A footage from Chinese TV channel CCTV 7 has showed the use by Chinese army of the PGZ07 Twin-35mm self-propelled anti-aircraft cannon and the HQ-17 a short to medium range air defense missile system which seems very similar to the Russian-made TOR-M1.
 

German Anti-terror Police unit receives Achleitner Survivor I High Mobility Vehicle

German Anti-terror Police unit receives Achleitner Survivor I High Mobility Vehicle
 
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The Hamburg's BFE, Germany’s special police unit, has received new vehicles: The Survivor 1 armoured personnel carrier for anti-terror police operations, manufactured by the Austrian company Achleitner. This vehicle is part of a global order for new anti-terror equipment, the amount of the order is evaluated at $5 million.
 

Armata-based Combat Vehicles to be equipped with surveillance drones 51811163

Armata-based Combat Vehicles to be equipped with surveillance drones
 
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According to the Izvestia newspaper a local media, Russia’s advanced combat vehicles based on the Armata platform will be equipped with surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), which will be scanning the battlefield for dozens of miles around and will give situationnal awareness to the crew.
 

Russian armed forces artillery brigades to receive 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV howitzers in the near future 11811163

Russian armed forces artillery brigades to receive 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV howitzers in the near future
 
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Artillery brigades of the Russian armed forces will begin to receive latest generation of Russian-made tracked self-propelled howitzer 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV in the near future, said the Major General Mikhail Matveevsky, chief of missile and artillery troops.
 

Safran’s Sigma 30 artillery navigation and pointing system wins new export contract 51811162

Safran’s Sigma 30 artillery navigation and pointing system wins new export contract
 
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Safran Electronics & Defense, the global benchmark for inertial reference systems, has won a new export contract to supply several dozen Sigma 30 systems for mobile counter-battery radars deployed by a foreign army. The Sigma 30 navigation and pointing system addresses the diverse requirements of artillery units, especially in terms of accuracy and speed.
 

NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jam Technology tested by the Canadian Army on M777C1 Howitzer 51811161

NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jam Technology tested by the Canadian Army on M777C1 Howitzer
 
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NovAtel, the provider of world leading OEM high precision positioning technology, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Army has successfully tested NovAtel's GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT®) in live-firing conditions on the M777C1 Howitzer.
 

Iran to unveil new home-made main battle tank Karrar in the near future 11811161

Iran to unveil new home-made main battle tank Karrar in the near future
 
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Iran’s Defense Ministry is going to unveil an home-made helicopter Saba-248 and an advanced main battle tank Karrar in the near future, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
 

Irkut from Russia has launched test of new unmanned aerial vehicle under the Proryv program 11711162

Irkut from Russia has launched test of new unmanned aerial vehicle under the Proryv program
 
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Irkut, a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation, has launched the testing of a multirole unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in development under the Proryv (Russian for ‘breakthrough’) program, according to the Izvestia daily. Previously, the drone was known as Yak-133. The UAV can reconnoiter and attack enemy targets while remaining invisible to enemy radars. It features an original aerodynamic configuration setting it far apart from traditional aircraft.
 

The trials of Russian Voronezh-DM radar station will be completed within several years 71711164

The trials of Russian Voronezh-DM radar station will be completed within several years
 
The trials of Russian Voronezh-DM radar station will be completed within several years
The trials of the Voronezh-DM radar station making part of the missile early warning system will be completed within several years, chairman of the board of directors at Russia’s Radio-Technical and Information Systems Enterprise Sergei Boyev said.
 

Leidos has won a prime U.S. Army contract for driver training simulation systems 71711163

Leidos has won a prime U.S. Army contract for driver training simulation systems
 
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Leidos has won a prime contract from the U.S. Department of the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to finalize and launch 14 Common Driver Trainer (CDT) systems. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a two-year base period of performance and one sixteen-month option. If all options are exercised, the contract is worth more than $10 million.
 

Joint humanitarian aid and disaster relief drill in China for U.S. and Chinese soldiers 11711161

Joint humanitarian aid and disaster relief drill in China for U.S. and Chinese soldiers
 
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China and United States started a joint humanitarian aid and disaster relief drill on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, in southwest China's Kunming City.More than 100 Chinese soldiers and 89 U.S. forces joined the drill.
 

Rheinmetall awarded an important order to provide its simulation technology in the MENA region 71711162

Rheinmetall awarded an important order to provide its simulation technology in the MENA region
 
Rheinmetall awarded an important order to provide its simulation technology in the MENA region
Rheinmetall’s Simulation and Training unit has won another important order in the Middle East-North Africa region. A customer country has contracted with the Düsseldorf-based high-tech Group to modernize and expand an existing live training facility. The order is worth just under €10 million, already included in the Group’s recently presented nine-month figures.
 

RENK France to promote new transmission for T-72 & T-90 MBTs 71711161

RENK France to promote new transmission for T-72 & T-90 MBTs
 
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RENK France (former SESM) is planning to promote its newest engine compartment intended for Soviet- and Russian-originated T-72 and T-90 main battle tanks (MBT) on the global market, according to a source in the company.
 

Russia’s Defense Ministry has received batch of advanced ARS-14KM decontamination trucks 71611162

Russia’s Defense Ministry has received batch of advanced ARS-14KM decontamination trucks
 
Russia Defense Ministry has received batch of advanced ARS-14KM decontamination trucks

The Eastern Military District’s NBC protection regiment based in the Amur Region in Russia’s Far East has received a batch of advanced ARS-14KM versatile decontamination trucks based on the KAMAZ-43114 cross-country vehicle, the district’s press office said.

 

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