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August 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Oshkosh Defense delivered the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle for Canadian TAPV program
 

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), today delivered the Oshkosh Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle to Aberdeen Test Center in Maryland where the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) will conduct mobility, survivability and weapons testing.

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), today delivered the Oshkosh Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle to Aberdeen Test Center in Maryland where the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) will conduct mobility, survivability and weapons testing.
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 10:37 AM

 

SMES Defence & Security Exhibition Middle East featuring latest military and security technology
 

SMES 2011, International Defence and Security exhibition of Middle East featuring the latest military- and security-related technology and equipment will take place in November in Beirut, Interior Minister Marwan Charbel announced Thursday, August 25, 2011. Army Recognition will be the official online show news daily for SMES 2011.

SMES 2011, International Defence and Security exhibition of Middle East featuring the latest military- and security-related technology and equipment will take place in November in Beirut, Interior Minister Marwan Charbel announced Thursday, August 25, 2011. Army Recognition will be the official online show news daily for SMES 2011.
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Monday, August 29, 2011, 12:15 AM

 

Russia is ready to loan Venezuela $4 billion on purchase of military equipment
 

Moscow is ready to loan Venezuela $4 billion on purchases of military equipment, Russia's Kommersant newspaper said on Friday citing a diplomatic source. "Russia is ready to loan money to Venezuela," the source said. "Considering the current election campaign in the country, this loan would mean the opportunity to support our key ally in the region."

Moscow is ready to loan Venezuela $4 billion on purchases of military equipment, Russia's Kommersant newspaper said on Friday citing a diplomatic source. "Russia is ready to loan money to Venezuela," the source said. "Considering the current election campaign in the country, this loan would mean the opportunity to support our key ally in the region."
Saturday, August 27, 2011, 11:34 AM

 

Israeli Army (IDF) unveils new all-terrain vehicle, The Sufa 3
 

According to the Israeli Army (IDF) procurement plan, 500 of the new Sufa 3 jeeps will be acquired. The vehicle, which was jointly developed by the IDF, the American Chrysler corporation and the Nazareth vehicle industrial plant, will in the next two years replace the Sufa 1 and Sufa 2 all-terrain vehicles currently used by the IDF.

According to the Israeli Army (IDF) procurement plan, 500 of the new Sufa 3 jeeps will be acquired. The vehicle, which was jointly developed by the IDF, the American Chrysler corporation and the Nazareth vehicle industrial plant, will in the next two years replace the Sufa 1 and Sufa 2 all-terrain vehicles currently used by the IDF.
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Friday, August 26, 2011 11:29 AM

 

British and French special forces with Libya rebels
 

According to AFP British and French special forces have been working with Libyan rebels on the eastern front, where the insurgents scored strategic blows against Moamer Kadhafi's forces. An AFP journalist spotted these undercover soldiers on Thursday.

According to AFP British and French special forces have been working with Libyan rebels on the eastern front, where the insurgents scored strategic blows against Moamer Kadhafi's forces. An AFP journalist spotted these undercover soldiers on Thursday.
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Thursday , August 25, 2011 9:39 PM

 

Iran is hoping that international court will rule in favor for the delivery of Russian S-300 missile
 

Tehran is hoping that an international court will rule in favor of Iran over the legality of the supplies of Russian S-300 air defense systems under a 2007 contract, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mahmoud-Reza Sajjadi said on Wednesday.

Tehran is hoping that an international court will rule in favor of Iran over the legality of the supplies of Russian S-300 air defense systems under a 2007 contract, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mahmoud-Reza Sajjadi said on Wednesday.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011 06:39 PM

 

Sweden/Finland Ministers Ready to send troops to Libya
 

According to Swedish news outlet The Local, Sweden’s prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said in an interview that he is ready to discuss the possibility of sending Swedish troops to Libya to help guarantee the country's security.

According to Swedish news outlet The Local, Sweden’s prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said in an interview that he is ready to discuss the possibility of sending Swedish troops to Libya to help guarantee the country's security.
Finland Foreign Minister made a similar statement.
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Wednesday , August 24, 2011 10:39 PM

 

The battle of Tripoli is not finished and Scud missile was launched by Gaddafi forces from Sirte
 

The fighting continue in the city of Tripoli, the Libyan rebels had announced the victory a little too early. The forces of Colonel Kadhafi would have left coming the rebels inside in the city before encircling them.

The fighting continue in the city of Tripoli, the Libyan rebels had announced the victory a little too early. The forces of Colonel Kadhafi would have left coming the rebels inside in the city before encircling them.
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Tuesday , August 23, 2011 08:39 AM

 

Two more additional Iron Dome air defence system batteries for Israeli Army in the next few weeks
 

Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited the Iron Dome battery and its operators today, Sunday (August 21). The battery successfully intercepted around ten rockets launched at Israeli territory by terrorists. Defense Minister Barak mentioned that Israel has two operational Iron Dome batteries, and that two additional batteries will be added in the next few weeks.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited the Iron Dome battery and its operators today, Sunday (August 21). The battery successfully intercepted around ten rockets launched at Israeli territory by terrorists. Defense Minister Barak mentioned that Israel has two operational Iron Dome batteries, and that two additional batteries will be added in the next few weeks.
Monday, August 22, 2011 12:08 AM

 

More than 80% of the city of Tripoli is under the control of Libyans rebels
 

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi may still be in Tripoli as fierce fighting continues around his residence in the country’s capital, media reports said on Monday, August 22, 2011. Six months after a ragtag group of poorly trained rebels set out to topple the Libyan regime, the fighters appeared Monday to be on the brink of ending Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule.

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi may still be in Tripoli as fierce fighting continues around his residence in the country’s capital, media reports said on Monday, August 22, 2011. Six months after a ragtag group of poorly trained rebels set out to topple the Libyan regime, the fighters appeared Monday to be on the brink of ending Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule.
Monday, August 22, 2011 11:04 AM

 

General Dynamics awarded Army Ground Combat Vehicle $440 million development contract
 

A team led by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) that includes Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Tognum America, Inc., was awarded a $439.7 million contract for the Technology Development (TD) phase of the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) program.

A team led by General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) that includes Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Tognum America, Inc., was awarded a $439.7 million contract for the Technology Development (TD) phase of the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) program.
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Saturday, August 20, 2011 11:05 AM

 

Iraq has the most capable counterinsurgency force in the Middle East and Central Asia
 

Iraq has the most capable counterinsurgency force in the Middle East and Central Asia, but its military still has a long way to go to defend the Iraqi people, a spokesman for U.S. Forces Iraq said here today. Iraq has a very capable army and growing air force and navy capabilities, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan said in an interview with the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service.

Iraq has the most capable counterinsurgency force in the Middle East and Central Asia, but its military still has a long way to go to defend the Iraqi people, a spokesman for U.S. Forces Iraq said here today. Iraq has a very capable army and growing air force and navy capabilities, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan said in an interview with the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service.
Friday, August 19, 2011 11:10 AM

 

BAE Systems launch new mine protected vehicle Casspir Mk 6 armoured personnel carrier
 

BAE Systems is releasing details of the latest addition to its proven mine protected vehicle range, the Casspir Mk6 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC). The Casspir Mk6 evolved from the reliable and renowned Casspir heritage. The latest development also incorporates experience from the battle proven RG31 (over 2400 in service) to ensure a superior and affordable APC.

BAE Systems is releasing details of the latest addition to its proven mine protected vehicle range, the Casspir Mk6 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC). The Casspir Mk6 evolved from the reliable and renowned Casspir heritage. The latest development also incorporates experience from the battle proven RG31 (over 2400 in service) to ensure a superior and affordable APC.
Thursday, August 18, 2011 05:58 PM

 

BAE Systems - Iveco Defence Vehicles Finalize Teaming Agreement Marine Corps Personnel Carrier
 

BAE Systems and Iveco Defence Vehicles today announced their official teaming relationship, which followed the licensing agreement announced last June, for the pursuit of the U.S. Marine Corps Personnel Carrier (MPC) program. The companies have signed both a Teaming Agreement and Technology Cross Licensing Agreement (TCLA).

BAE Systems and Iveco Defence Vehicles today announced their official teaming relationship, which followed the licensing agreement announced last June, for the pursuit of the U.S. Marine Corps Personnel Carrier (MPC) program. The companies have signed both a Teaming Agreement and Technology Cross Licensing Agreement (TCLA).
Thursday, August 18, 2011 04:55 PM

 

Oshkosh Defense presents the TerraMax UGV Unmanned Ground Vehicle at AUVSI 2011
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will present its TerraMax Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) technology at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems 2011, hosted August 16-19 in Washington, D.C.

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will present its TerraMax Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) technology at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Unmanned Systems 2011, hosted August 16-19 in Washington, D.C.
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Monday, August 15, 2011 04:51 PM

 

Large military operation for the Egyptian army against armed extremists in the North Sinai
 
The military command of the Egyptian army has sent some 1,000 soldiers to the North Sinai for a large-scale operation against armed extremists in the North Sinai province, Egypt's media reported on Sunday, July 14, 2011.

The military command of the Egyptian army has sent some 1,000 soldiers to the North Sinai for a large-scale operation against armed extremists in the North Sinai province, Egypt's media reported on Sunday, July 14, 2011.
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Sunday, August 14, 2011 12:01 AM

 

Indian army tested successfully firing of an advanced version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile
 
An advanced version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by the Army at the Chandan area of Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer at 1035 hours on Friday, July 12, 2011, a source in the Indian Defense Ministry said.

An advanced version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by the Army at the Chandan area of Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer at 1035 hours on Friday, July 12, 2011, a source in the Indian Defense Ministry said.
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Saturday, August 13, 2011 08:44 PM

 

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