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April 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Iran has designed new powerful S-200 surface-to-air defense missile system Sayyad 3
 

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that Iran has designed a new powerful and high-precision missile dubbed 'Sayyad (Hunter) 3' to be mounted on its long-range S-200 anti-aircraft system.

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that Iran has designed a new powerful and high-precision missile dubbed 'Sayyad (Hunter) 3' to be mounted on its long-range S-200 anti-aircraft system.
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Saturday, April 17, 2014 09:43 AM

 

Canadian Army Special Forces need to buy a new armoured vehicle for use in Arctic and desert
 

Canada’s special forces will get a new fleet of armoured vehicles for use in the Arctic and in the desert. The government will buy 17 all-terrain armoured vehicles for the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM), as well as examine an option to purchase five more later, according to the Canadian Department of National Defence.

Canada’s special forces will get a new fleet of armoured vehicles for use in the Arctic and in the desert. The government will buy 17 all-terrain armoured vehicles for the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM), as well as examine an option to purchase five more later, according to the Canadian Department of National Defence.
Saturday, April 17, 2014 09:43 AM

 

Pro-Russian separatists have seized Ukrainian army armoured personnel carriers and a tank
 

Pro-Russian armed separatists have seized five armoured personnel carriers BTR-D and a tank from the Ukrainian army, which they then drove in a victory lap through the centre of Kramatorsk in Ukraine's east, where government forces are attempting to wrest back control of the city.

Pro-Russian armed separatists have seized five armoured personnel carriers BTR-D and a tank from the Ukrainian army, which they then drove in a victory lap through the centre of Kramatorsk in Ukraine's east, where government forces are attempting to wrest back control of the city.
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 01:35 PM

 

Canada has five scenarios to help syrian rebels including option of military intervention
 

Canadian defence and diplomatic officials have been quietly working on plans for possible Canadian military mission in Syria as its three-year civil war continues. The federal government has so far said it has no plans for Canada to be dragged into the conflict, which has killed an estimated 150,000 and driven hundreds of thousands more from their homes and their country.

Canadian defence and diplomatic officials have been quietly working on plans for possible Canadian military mission in Syria as its three-year civil war continues. The federal government has so far said it has no plans for Canada to be dragged into the conflict, which has killed an estimated 150,000 and driven hundreds of thousands more from their homes and their country.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 03:43 PM

 

Ukraine Special Forces launch anti-terrorist operations against pro-Russian armed activists
 

Ukraine's acting president has said his government will launch a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" involving the country's army against pro-Moscow separatists, claiming Russia was waging a war against Ukraine. The authorities in Kiev will use the army in order to prevent Russian forces from moving in, as they did in Crimea, Turchynov said, pledging amnesty to anyone laying down arms by Monday, April 14, 2014, morning.

Ukraine's acting president has said his government will launch a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" involving the country's army against pro-Moscow separatists, claiming Russia was waging a war against Ukraine. The authorities in Kiev will use the army in order to prevent Russian forces from moving in, as they did in Crimea, Turchynov said, pledging amnesty to anyone laying down arms by Monday, April 14, 2014, morning. Monday, April 14, 2014 01:25 PM

 

More U.S. Marine Corps amphibious forces are needed in the Pacific
 

More amphibious forces are needed in the Pacific, the commanding general of III Marine Expeditionary Force said, April 11, 2014. “If the Marine Corps is challenged, anywhere in the world, to execute combined forcible entry operations we have the capability to do it,” Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John E. Wissler, also commander of Marine Forces Japan told reporters.

More amphibious forces are needed in the Pacific, the commanding general of III Marine Expeditionary Force said, April 11, 2014. “If the Marine Corps is challenged, anywhere in the world, to execute combined forcible entry operations we have the capability to do it,” Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John E. Wissler, also commander of Marine Forces Japan told reporters.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 02:02 PM

 

Over 80 Russian weapon systems are planned to be tested in 2014 at Kapustin Yar testing range
 

Over 80 weapon systems of more than 180 types are planned to be tested in 2014 at the Kapustin Yar testing range near the city of Astrakhan. Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesperson for Strategic Missile Forces Col. Igor Yegorov reported.

Over 80 weapon systems of more than 180 types are planned to be tested in 2014 at the Kapustin Yar testing range near the city of Astrakhan. Russia’s Defense Ministry spokesperson for Strategic Missile Forces Col. Igor Yegorov reported.
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:12 AM

 

Azerbaijan to discuss with Iran for development of security and defense cooperation in the region
 

Azerbaijan Republic's Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov plans to meet his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan in Tehran on Monday, April 14, 2014, to discuss the latest security developments in the region, and explore avenues for the further expansion of Tehran-Baku defense cooperation.

Azerbaijan Republic's Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov plans to meet his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan in Tehran on Monday, April 14, 2014, to discuss the latest security developments in the region, and explore avenues for the further expansion of Tehran-Baku defense cooperation.
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 05:14 PM

 

Army of Iran to increase the number of its air defense sites to confront any enemy agression
 

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Saturday, April 12, 2014, that Iran has launched more air defense sites to confront any possible enemy aggression against the country's sensitive centers.

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Saturday, April 12, 2014, that Iran has launched more air defense sites to confront any possible enemy aggression against the country's sensitive centers.
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 04:36 PM

 

Iranian armed forces will stage massive drills including drone and cyber wargames
 

Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced that his forces will stage 4 massive drills, including drone and cyber wargames, in the current Iranian year (started on March 21), and said the Ground Force plans to increase the range of its missiles.

Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced that his forces will stage 4 massive drills, including drone and cyber wargames, in the current Iranian year (started on March 21), and said the Ground Force plans to increase the range of its missiles.
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 02:29 PM

 

Airbus Defence and Space to deliver Tetra radio devices for German police in Lower Saxony
 

The Logistics Centre of the German state of Lower Saxony has commissioned Airbus Defence and Space to deliver digital Tetra radio devices and accessories to the German police in Lower Saxony for undercover operations.

The Logistics Centre of the German state of Lower Saxony has commissioned Airbus Defence and Space to deliver digital Tetra radio devices and accessories to the German police in Lower Saxony for undercover operations.
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Saturday, April 12, 2014 02:08 PM

 

China and United States would like to develop new type of military relations
 

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan held talks with his U.S. counterpart Chuck Hagel on promoting the sound and stable development of a new type of military relations. Chang said this year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations, and it is also a crucial year for the two sides to build the new type of major-country relations.

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan held talks with his U.S. counterpart Chuck Hagel on promoting the sound and stable development of a new type of military relations. Chang said this year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations, and it is also a crucial year for the two sides to build the new type of major-country relations.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 01:43 PM

 

Israeli Army to introduce ELM-2106 WindShield radar to detect projectiles fire on Israel
 

The Israeli Army is to introduce in the coming months a mobile radar that will serve Ground Forces divisions during offensives, the military said on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The radar, called Wind Shield, will be carried into enemy territory by infantry or armored units, and track the sources of incoming rocket, missile and mortar fire.

The Israeli Army is to introduce in the coming months a mobile radar that will serve Ground Forces divisions during offensives, the military said on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The radar, called Wind Shield, will be carried into enemy territory by infantry or armored units, and track the sources of incoming rocket, missile and mortar fire.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 09:33 AM

 

Croatia takes delivery of 30 MRAP MaxxPro armoured donated by the United States Government
 

Thirty Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles (the MRAP MaxxPro for logistic use), donated by the U.S. Government to the Republic of Croatia, were officially taken over in the "Croatia" Barracks in Zagreb on 7 April 2014.

Thirty Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles (the MRAP MaxxPro for logistic use), donated by the U.S. Government to the Republic of Croatia, were officially taken over in the "Croatia" Barracks in Zagreb on 7 April 2014.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 07:57 AM

 

Ukroboronservice of Ukraine to start upgrade of BTR-80 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier
 

Ukroboronservice State Enterprise of Ukraine started conducting renovation works and upgrading of five units of BTR-80. All works will be performed at company’s own circulating assets in the framework of Ukroboronprom’s strategy, focused on strengthening the defense potential of the state. It was announced by Sergey Mykytyuk, Director of the enterprise.

Ukroboronservice State Enterprise of Ukraine started conducting renovation works and upgrading of five units of BTR-80. All works will be performed at company’s own circulating assets in the framework of Ukroboronprom’s strategy, focused on strengthening the defense potential of the state. It was announced by Sergey Mykytyuk, Director of the enterprise.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 05:18 PM

 

South Africa - United Arab Emirates to collaborate for exchange and defence technology transfer
 

Knowledge exchange and technology transfer between Africa and the UAE is paramount in developing local defence and aerospace capabilities, as discussed during the first panel session on the second day of the Global Aerospace Summit that took place this week in Abu Dhabi.

Knowledge exchange and technology transfer between Africa and the UAE is paramount in developing local defence and aerospace capabilities, as discussed during the first panel session on the second day of the Global Aerospace Summit that took place this week in Abu Dhabi.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 01:00 PM

 

Russian army paratroopers airdropped for the first time near the North Pole
 

A group of Russian paratroopers of the Airborne Forces landed on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, for the first time on a drifting floe near the North Pole, a military spokesman said. "More than 50 servicemen were airdropped from an Ilyushin Il-76 military transport aircraft not far from Russia's drifting ice base Barneo.

A group of Russian paratroopers of the Airborne Forces landed on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, for the first time on a drifting floe near the North Pole, a military spokesman said. "More than 50 servicemen were airdropped from an Ilyushin Il-76 military transport aircraft not far from Russia's drifting ice base Barneo.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:59 AM

 

South Korea shows interest to purchase Israeli RPS-42 tactical air surveillance radar
 

South Korea is pushing to buy about 10 low-altitude radars from Israel to better detect small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and thereby counter threats posed by North Korean drones, military officials said Wednesday. The military has been hastily preparing measures to step up its surveillance capability, in the wake of the discovery of three small UAVs near the tensely guarded border with North Korea in recent weeks.

South Korea is pushing to buy about 10 low-altitude radars from Israel to better detect small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and thereby counter threats posed by North Korean drones, military officials said Wednesday. The military has been hastily preparing measures to step up its surveillance capability, in the wake of the discovery of three small UAVs near the tensely guarded border with North Korea in recent weeks. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:58 AM

 

South Korean Defense Ministry has unveiled two new drones called Remoeye and Songgolmae
 

The South Korean Defense Ministry on Tuesday, April 9, 2014, unveiled two unmanned aerial vehicles called Remoeye-006 and RQ-101 "Songgolmae" after criticism for failing to detect and counter North Korean reconnaissance drones. A South Korean military officer said the aim was to demonstrate South Korea's drone capabilities and quell public fears over the latest North Korean security threat.

The South Korean Defense Ministry on Tuesday, April 9, 2014, unveiled two unmanned aerial vehicles called Remoeye-006 and RQ-101 "Songgolmae" after criticism for failing to detect and counter North Korean reconnaissance drones. A South Korean military officer said the aim was to demonstrate South Korea's drone capabilities and quell public fears over the latest North Korean security threat.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:38 AM

 

Boeing Phantom Badger Special Forces combat vehicle certified for V-22 tiltrotor aircraft
 

After a series of successful tests, the U.S. Navy last month certified that the Boeing [NYSE: BA] Phantom Badger combat support vehicle can be transported inside a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. That is another step toward providing warfighters with more options to deploy the versatile vehicle.

After a series of successful tests, the U.S. Navy last month certified that the Boeing [NYSE: BA] Phantom Badger combat support vehicle can be transported inside a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. That is another step toward providing warfighters with more options to deploy the versatile vehicle.
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 11:14 AM

 

Army of Azerbaijan takes delivery of new Russian military equipment and combat vehicles
 

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Monday, April 7, 2014, viewed the new equipment and weapons delivered for a military unit in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chief of the Nakhchivan garrison, lieutenant-general Karam Mustafayev reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Monday, April 7, 2014, viewed the new equipment and weapons delivered for a military unit in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chief of the Nakhchivan garrison, lieutenant-general Karam Mustafayev reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:55 AM

 

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