April 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

 Poland plans to construct watchtowers along country's border with Russia
 
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Poland's border police have announced plans to build six watchtowers along its border with Kaliningrad. The move comes after Moscow said it will position state-of-the-art Iskander missiles in the Russian enclave. According to Poland's border police spokeswoman, Miroslawa Aleksandrowicz, the six 50-meter-high (164 feet) towers will be used for round-the-clock surveillance of the 200-kilometer (125-mile) border between Poland and Kaliningrad which lies on the Baltic Sea.
 

  SAGEM to integrate several operational improvements to Future Soldier equipment FELIN V1.3
 
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The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) has announced a contract with Sagem (Safran) for "FELIN V1.3" concerning the integration of several operational improvements in the FELIN (*) infantry soldier modernization system already in service with the French army.
 

Russia to Deploy Air Defense Systems SA-22 and MiG-31 in Arctic Region
 
Russia to Deploy Air Defense Systems SA-22 and MiG-31 in Arctic Region 640 001 Russia has already deployed air defense missile and artillery weapon systems Pantsir (SA-22 Greyhound) and plans to place MiG-31 (Foxhound) interceptor aircraft in the Arctic region, deputy head of Russian Aerospace Defence Forces said on Saturday, April 4th.
 

 Russia to boost its air and missile capabilities to response against the U.S. Prompt Global Strike
 
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Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces’ deputy chief, Major General Kirill Makarov, announced Sunday, April 5, 2114 that Russia must boost its air and missile defense capabilities to response against the U.S. Prompt Global Strike (PGS). Prompt Global Strike (PGS) is a United States military effort to develop a system that can deliver a precision-guided conventional weapon airstrike anywhere in the world within one hour, in a similar manner to a nuclear ICBM.
 

BAE Systems to deliver next week first production vehicle M109A7 Paladin to U.S. Army
 
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BAE Systems will make next week the first delivery of its production vehicle for the Army's upgraded M109A7 Paladin self-propelled howitzers program. Delivery will be in Elgin, Oklahoma. The vehicles are built at BAE's York, Pennsylvania, facility, and final assembly is in Elgin.
 

India starts the first step to create a nuclear missile shield to provide security cover of New Delhi
 
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India starts the first step for a nuclear missile shield to New Delhi, a security cover as the cities of Beijing and Washington. Two long-range missile-tracking radars have been placed in the national capital region. When completed, the shield will be able to intercept missiles fired from as far as 5,000 km away.
 

Russia could delivered S-300 air defense missile system to Iran only with a new contract
 
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Russia will be able to deliver S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran only if a new contract is signed because the two countries' previous deal was annulled, a source in one of Russia's military-technological cooperation agencies told Interfax-AVN on Friday, April 3, 2015.
 

China government has helped 10 countries to evacuate 225 nationals from Yemen in conflict
 
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The Chinese government has helped 10 countries to evacuate 225 nationals in conflict-ridden Yemen on Thursday, April 2, 2015 following its own evacuation of 571 Chinese nationals. Linyi missile frigate, carrying the 225 nationals of 10 countries, departed the Port of Aden in Yemen for Djibouti at 16:25 on Thursday, Beijing time, a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
 

Foreign troops arrived in Yemen port city of Aden to fight Houthi rebels in the country
 
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Dozens of well-trained foreign troops arrived Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, where fierce street fighting is taking place between gunmen of the Shiite Houthi group and tribal militia allied with Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi
 

Venezuela would like to purchase more military equipment and weapons from Russia and China
 
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Venezuela has announced plans to increase its total amount of arms imports from Russia and China in the coming years. Venezuela is the largest weapons importer in Latin America, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Since 2011, the country spent some $2.6 on weapons, buying the majority of them in Russia.
 

Russian Southern MD Special Task Force units received another batch of Kamaz 63968 Typhoons
 
Russian Southern MD Special Task Force units received another batch of Kamaz 63968 Typhoons 640 001
According to the rearming plan of the Southern Military District, another 30 Typhoons armored vehicles were set into service of the Special Task Force units located in Rostov region. Typhoon is a unique armored vehicle which is capable to protect personnel after explosion of device up to 8 kg of TNT under the vehicle. The vehicle is designed composite body armor (ceramic and steel) in order to provide protection against armor-piercing incendiary rounds.
 

Thousands of Iraqi soldiers are trained by a dozen countries of the coalition against Islamic State
 
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Though airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant may be the most visible portion of coalition support in Iraq, about a dozen countries are contributing to the training of Iraqi soldiers, an effort that so far has produced more than 5,000 newly trained Iraqi soldiers, with another 4,700 currently in training.
 

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