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August 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Army Recognition Official Online Show News Daily for MSPO 2011 Defence Exhibition in Poland
 
Army Recognition Company is proud to announce that we have been selected as official Media Partner and Official Online Daily News MSPO 2011, International Defence Industry Exhibition, Kielce, Poland, which will be held from the 5 – 8 September 2011.

Army Recognition Company is proud to announce that we have been selected as official Media Partner and Official Online Daily News MSPO 2011, International Defence Industry Exhibition, Kielce, Poland, which will be held from the 5 – 8 September 2011.
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Friday, August 12, 2011 07:58 AM

 

The Denel Stryker LAV III 105 mm howitzer can directly fire three shells through the same hole
 
Denel Land Systems has developed an artillery piece that can directly fire three shells through the same hole – at a distance of one kilometre. The accuracy of this locally developed piece of artillery is equally impressive. This system fire at a range of 30km and deliver 50% of its projectiles within the size of a soccer field.

Denel Land Systems has developed an artillery piece that can directly fire three shells through the same hole – at a distance of one kilometre. The accuracy of this locally developed piece of artillery is equally impressive. This system fire at a range of 30km and deliver 50% of its projectiles within the size of a soccer field.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 05:39 PM

 

British Army Royal Air Force and Navy strike numerous targets in Zlitan, Libya
 
The British Army Royal air Force and Royal Navy have been conducting strikes against key targets of Colonel Gaddafi's former regime, particularly in Zlitan, this weekend. Two formations conducted a concerted strike on a former regime barracks and ammunition depot near the town of Zlitan, Sunday July 7, 2011, as well as a headquarters.

The British Army Royal air Force and Royal Navy have been conducting strikes against key targets of Colonel Gaddafi's former regime, particularly in Zlitan, this weekend. Two formations conducted a concerted strike on a former regime barracks and ammunition depot near the town of Zlitan, Sunday July 7, 2011, as well as a headquarters.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 10:14 AM

 

Navistar Defense receives an order from U.S. Army TACOM for 194 troop transport vehicles
 
Navistar Defense, LLC today announced that it received both a contract extension and a delivery order to support Afghanistan Security Forces. The $28 million order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command calls for 194 general troop transport vehicles. The contract extension runs through December 2011 and has a ceiling of $83 million to allow for additional vehicle orders and support packages

Navistar Defense, LLC today announced that it received both a contract extension and a delivery order to support Afghanistan Security Forces. The $28 million order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command calls for 194 general troop transport vehicles. The contract extension runs through December 2011 and has a ceiling of $83 million to allow for additional vehicle orders and support packages
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 08:33 AM

 

U.S. army combat engineers soldiers keep the road safe in Afghanistan with new technologies
 
Due to the unique mission requirements in 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division’s area of operations, Spartan combat engineers in Alpha Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, have adapted to meet the requirements of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Due to the unique mission requirements in 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division’s area of operations, Spartan combat engineers in Alpha Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, have adapted to meet the requirements of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
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Monday, August 8, 2011 10:47 AM

 

Israeli Defence Industry Rafael at AUVSI 2011 with top-quality UAV products and technology
 
AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America is the premier forum for reviewing, assessing and discussing the current state of the unmanned systems market. At AUVSI 2011, the Israeli Defence Company Rafael presents a top-quality product suite to meet today's challenges of UAV intelligence gathering and processing.

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America is the premier forum for reviewing, assessing and discussing the current state of the unmanned systems market. At AUVSI 2011, the Israeli Defence Company Rafael presents a top-quality product suite to meet today's challenges of UAV intelligence gathering and processing.
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Sunday, August 7, 2011 01:53 PM

 

New shot detection system called Boomerang III for British army troops in Afghanistan
 
A state-of-the-art new shot detection system called Boomerang III has been introduced for British army troops in patrol bases and checkpoints on the front line of Helmand province to alert troops immediately to the source of incoming fire.

A state-of-the-art new shot detection system called Boomerang III has been introduced for British army troops in patrol bases and checkpoints on the front line of Helmand province to alert troops immediately to the source of incoming fire.
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Saturday, August 6, 2011 06:47 PM

 

United States Chinook helicopter shot down by Taliban in Afghanistan killing 31 U.S. Special Forces
 
A US army Chinook helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan has killed 31 US special forces and seven Afghan soldiers, President Hamid Karzai's office says. The forces have been conducting almost daily night-time raids against insurgent targets throughout Afghanistan.

A US army Chinook helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan has killed 31 US special forces and seven Afghan soldiers, President Hamid Karzai's office says. The forces have been conducting almost daily night-time raids against insurgent targets throughout Afghanistan.
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Saturday, August 6, 2011 06:04 PM

 

German army deploys for the first time its new Boxer wheeled armoured vehicle in Afghanistan
 
Germany has airlifted five of its new Boxer multirole armored vehicles to Afghanistan for what will be the vehicles' first operational deployment. The five Boxers sent to the Afghan theater are of the armored personnel carrier variant and will be used by the Bundeswehr training and protection battalion operating in the area of Mazar-e-Sharif.

Germany has airlifted five of its new Boxer multirole armored vehicles to Afghanistan for what will be the vehicles' first operational deployment. The five Boxers sent to the Afghan theater are of the armored personnel carrier variant and will be used by the Bundeswehr training and protection battalion operating in the area of Mazar-e-Sharif.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011 08:29 PM

 

BAE Systems receives new contract modification for 48 M88A2 HERCULES recovery vehicles
 
BAE Systems was recently awarded a contract modification for $108.4 million to provide 45 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Evacuation System (HERCULES) vehicles and associated parts to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.

BAE Systems was recently awarded a contract modification for $108.4 million to provide 45 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Evacuation System (HERCULES) vehicles and associated parts to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 04:38 M

 

General Dynamics to Supply 33 Light Armored Vehicles LAV A2 to the U.S. Marine Corps
 
General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a $42 million contract to produce 33 Light Armored Vehicles (LAV-A2) in various configurations for the United States Marine Corps. General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company’s parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a $42 million contract to produce 33 Light Armored Vehicles (LAV-A2) in various configurations for the United States Marine Corps. General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company’s parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 12:45 AM

 

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