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April 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Army of India successfully test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from mobile launcher
 

Army of India on Monday, April 7, 2014, successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges.

Army of India on Monday, April 7, 2014, successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges.
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10:38 AM

 

Turkey could acquire Aselsan T-LORAMIDS air defense system in place of Chinese FD-2000
 

Top defense procurement official of Turkey has proposed new options for the acquisition of a new air defense missile system after the decision to buy Chinese-made CPMIEC’s FD-2000 missile-defense system over rival offers from Franco-Italian Eurosam SAMP/T and Raytheon Patriot based on better price and better terms of technology transfer.

Top defense procurement official of Turkey has proposed new options for the acquisition of a new air defense missile system after the decision to buy Chinese-made CPMIEC’s FD-2000 missile-defense system over rival offers from Franco-Italian Eurosam SAMP/T and Raytheon Patriot based on better price and better terms of technology transfer.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 09:39 AM

 

Twenty-five Palestinian women to join the elite Presidential Guard commando unit
 

Palestinian women who will become a part of the elite Presidential Guard stand during a training in Jericho, West Bank, on April 6, 2014. Twenty-five Palestinian women are set to become the first female members of the Presidential Guards, a Palestinian elite force of 2,600 men.

Palestinian women who will become a part of the elite Presidential Guard stand during a training in Jericho, West Bank, on April 6, 2014. Twenty-five Palestinian women are set to become the first female members of the Presidential Guards, a Palestinian elite force of 2,600 men.
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Monday, April 7, 2014 02:32 PM

 

Turkey increased defense equipment export by 20 percent in January-March 2014
 

Turkish defense industry exports increased by 20 percent in January-March period reaching US$322 million, according to a national association of exporters. Turkey's defense exports for the first quarter of this year are valued at US$322 million, a 20 percent increase on the same period last year, according to figures from the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM).

Turkish defense industry exports increased by 20 percent in January-March period reaching US$322 million, according to a national association of exporters. Turkey's defense exports for the first quarter of this year are valued at US$322 million, a 20 percent increase on the same period last year, according to figures from the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM).
Monday, April 7, 2014 10:37 AM

 

Japan has ordered four Bushmaster 4x4 armoured vehicles from Thales Australia
 

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bushmaster 4x4 armoured vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in late 2014.

The Japanese Ministry of Defence has ordered four Bushmaster 4x4 armoured vehicles for deployment with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF). The vehicles, all troop carrier variants, will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Bendigo, Victoria in Australia, for delivery in late 2014.
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Monday, April 7, 2014 08:42 AM

 

Russia to display new combat vehicles TOR-M2U and BMP-3 Khrizantema-S at Victory Day Parade
 

The press-service of the Russian Ministry of Defence has announced that new models of military equipment would be displayed during the Victory Day parade on Red Square in Moscow. Thus, on May 9, one will be able to take a look at state-of-the-art anti-aircraft missile complexes Tor-M2U and anti-tank missile systems BMP-3 Khrizantema-S.

The press-service of the Russian Ministry of Defence has announced that new models of military equipment would be displayed during the Victory Day parade on Red Square in Moscow. Thus, on May 9, one will be able to take a look at state-of-the-art anti-aircraft missile complexes Tor-M2U and anti-tank missile systems BMP-3 Khrizantema-S.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 11:04 AM

 

Thailand main customer of Ukraine combat vehicles with BTR-3E1 armoured and Oplot tanks
 

Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, the Princess of Kingdom of Thailand, accompanied by Thai Army Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha, visited Sakeav polygon (Thailand), where the examination of weaponry and vehicles of Thai Royal Army was carried out. Among the samples of military vehicles the newest BTR-3E1 8x8 armored personnel carriers and Oplot tanks of Ukrainian production were presented in Thai Army.

Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, the Princess of Kingdom of Thailand, accompanied by Thai Army Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha, visited Sakeav polygon (Thailand), where the examination of weaponry and vehicles of Thai Royal Army was carried out. Among the samples of military vehicles the newest BTR-3E1 8x8 armored personnel carriers and Oplot tanks of Ukrainian production were presented in Thai Army.
Friday, April 4, 2014 04:20 PM

 

Poland to further strenghten cooperation with Azerbaijan in the military fields
 

Poland is open to further strengthen cooperation with Azerbaijan in the military-technical sphere, head of the Department of International Security Policy of the Ministry of Defence of Poland Katarzyna Friedrich said at a meeting with Azerbaijani journalists in Warsaw.

Poland is open to further strengthen cooperation with Azerbaijan in the military-technical sphere, head of the Department of International Security Policy of the Ministry of Defence of Poland Katarzyna Friedrich said at a meeting with Azerbaijani journalists in Warsaw.
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Friday, April 4, 2014 01:00 PM

 

Rheinmetall of Germany to supply Norway with new military trucks for logistics use
 

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just won another major order for military wheeled vehicles. The Norwegian armed forces will soon be taking delivery of a large number of logistical vehicles made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV). RMMV is a joint venture with Rheinmetall AG holding 51% and MAN Truck&Bus AG holding 49%.

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just won another major order for military wheeled vehicles. The Norwegian armed forces will soon be taking delivery of a large number of logistical vehicles made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV). RMMV is a joint venture with Rheinmetall AG holding 51% and MAN Truck&Bus AG holding 49%.
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Friday, April 4, 2014 11:55 AM

 

South Korea has successfully launched a new ballistic missile able to strike North Korea
 

South Korea has conducted last week, successfully launching of a new ballistic missile capable of striking most of North Korea, its Ministry of National Defense said on Friday, April 4, 2014. The new missile has a range of 500 km and a payload of 1,000 kg , was launched on March 23 from a test site in Taean, a coastal town 110 km southwest of Seoul.

South Korea has conducted last week, successfully launching of a new ballistic missile capable of striking most of North Korea, its Ministry of National Defense said on Friday, April 4, 2014. The new missile has a range of 500 km and a payload of 1,000 kg , was launched on March 23 from a test site in Taean, a coastal town 110 km southwest of Seoul.
Friday, April 4, 2014 09:53 AM

 

Ukroboronprom to supply 74 BTR-4E 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to National Guard of Ukraine.
 

Ukraine Companies of Ukroboronprom State Concern are ready to supply in the nearest future 74 BTR-4 8x8 armored personnel carriers in order to equip 10 military units of National Guard of Ukraine. In total 100 vehicles are to be supplied.

Ukraine Companies of Ukroboronprom State Concern are ready to supply in the nearest future 74 BTR-4 8x8 armored personnel carriers in order to equip 10 military units of National Guard of Ukraine. In total 100 vehicles are to be supplied.
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Thursday, April 3, 2014 10:02 AM

 

South Korea to purchase advanced surveillance radar to detect drone launched by North Korea
 

South Korea was reportedly considering purchasing advanced surveillance radar to spot small- sized, low-flying unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dispatched from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The South Korean news agency Yonhap, citing a military official, reported that the military was mulling acquiring the low-altitude surveillance radar from overseas as it failed to detect several unmanned aircrafts deployed by the DPRK recently.

South Korea was reportedly considering purchasing advanced surveillance radar to spot small- sized, low-flying unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) dispatched from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The South Korean news agency Yonhap, citing a military official, reported that the military was mulling acquiring the low-altitude surveillance radar from overseas as it failed to detect several unmanned aircrafts deployed by the DPRK recently. Thursday, April 3, 2014 07:57 AM

 

The new Polish PL-01 stealth light tank could enter in service in 2018
 

The PL0-01 prototype, developed by Polish Defence Company Obrum and Britain's BAE Systems that uses stealth technology thanks to thermal painting camouflage to blend in with its surroundings could enter in service in 2018.

The PL-01 prototype of stealth light tank, developed by Polish Defence Company Obrum and Britain's BAE Systems that uses stealth technology thanks to thermal painting camouflage to blend in with its surroundings could enter in service in 2018.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 09:43 AM

 

General Dynamics to upgrade Cougar MRAP armoured vehicles for U.S. Marine Corps
 

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 08:30 AM

 

Windsor Police of Canada to acquire refitting Cougar 6x6 armoured for law enforcement use
 

The Windsor Police Service of Canada is currently refitting a Cougar variant of the Canadian military’s AVGP (Armoured Vehicle General Purpose) for law enforcement use. The six-wheeled, 10-ton armoured fighting vehicle was donated to the city by the Department of National Defence last year.

The Windsor Police Service of Canada is currently refitting a Cougar variant of the Canadian military’s AVGP (Armoured Vehicle General Purpose) for law enforcement use. The six-wheeled, 10-ton armoured fighting vehicle was donated to the city by the Department of National Defence last year.
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 08:15 AM

 

Japan approves new guidelines to export military equipment and weapons
 

Japan significantly eased its rules on sales of military equipment after nearly four decades of tight restrictions on weapons exports, in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy of having the country's defense establishment play a greater role.

Japan significantly eased its rules on sales of military equipment after nearly four decades of tight restrictions on weapons exports, in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy of having the country's defense establishment play a greater role.
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 01:47 PM

 

United States tries to sell military equipment and MRAPs armoured vehicles used in Afghanistan
 

The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday, March 31, 2014. But the efforts are complicated in a region where relations between neighboring countries are mired in suspicion and outright hostility.

The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday, March 31, 2014. But the efforts are complicated in a region where relations between neighboring countries are mired in suspicion and outright hostility.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 11:54 AM

 

OTT Technologies of Mozambique to deliver 16 Puma 4x4 armoured for UN peacekeepers in Mali
 

US defence services provider and equipment manufacturer Dyncorp International and its partner OTT Technologies Mozambique have rolled out the first 16 of 115 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) for use by African Union peacekeepers in Mali.

US defence services provider and equipment manufacturer Dyncorp International and its partner OTT Technologies Mozambique have rolled out the first 16 of 115 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) for use by African Union peacekeepers in Mali.
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 11:22 AM

 

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