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August 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

United States should take military actions against Syria after a vote of Congress 3108131

United States should take military actions against Syria after a vote of Congress
 

President Barack Obama said Friday, August 31, 2013, the United States was considering "limited, narrow" military strikes on Syria but he set no timetable for action. Obama said he was considering a "limited narrow act" in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, in remarks made before a meeting with three Baltic leaders at the White House.

President Barack Obama said Friday, August 31, 2013, the United States was considering "limited, narrow" military strikes on Syria but he set no timetable for action. Obama said he was considering a "limited narrow act" in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, in remarks made before a meeting with three Baltic leaders at the White House.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:15 PM

 

France ready to join United States for military strike on Syria which could started Wednesday 300813

France ready to join United States for military strike on Syria which could started Wednesday
 

French President Francois Hollande said a military strike on Syria could come by Wednesday and that Britain's surprise rejection of armed intervention would not affect his government's stand. "France wants firm and proportionate action against the Damasacus regime," he said in an interview to Le Monde daily on Friday. The French parliament is due to meet on Wednesday for an emergency Syria session.

French President Francois Hollande said a military strike on Syria could come by Wednesday and that Britain's surprise rejection of armed intervention would not affect his government's stand. "France wants firm and proportionate action against the Damasacus regime," he said in an interview to Le Monde daily on Friday. The French parliament is due to meet on Wednesday for an emergency Syria session.
Friday, August 30, 2013 11:59 AM

 

Otokar will produce Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicles for Turkish Security Forces 3008134

Otokar will produce Cobra 4x4 armoured vehicles for Turkish Security Forces
 

Otokar, a subsidiary of Turkey’s Koç Holding, announced yesterday that it had won a 227.9 million-Turkish Lira ($114 billion) tender to produce the Cobra, a 4X4 armored tactical wheeled vehicle used for reconnaissance and area control purposes by Turkish security forces.

Otokar, a subsidiary of Turkey’s Koç Holding, announced yesterday that it had won a 227.9 million-Turkish Lira ($114 billion) tender to produce the Cobra, a 4X4 armored tactical wheeled vehicle used for reconnaissance and area control purposes by Turkish security forces.
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Friday, August 30, 2013 11:30 AM

 

U.S. is ready to launch alone military operations against Syria after use chemical weapons 3008133

U.S. is ready to launch alone military operations against Syria after the use of chemical weapons
 

The United States and its allies are pressing ahead with plans for punitive military attack on Syria as the U.N. chemical investigation team was still probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. But at the same time, more and more countries have joined those opposing military intervention in the Mideast country, which has been dired in a conflict for nearly two and half years.

The United States and its allies are pressing ahead with plans for punitive military attack on Syria as the U.N. chemical investigation team was still probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. But at the same time, more and more countries have joined those opposing military intervention in the Mideast country, which is in a conflict for nearly two and half years.
Friday, August 30, 2013 10:56 AM

 

German army test its new armoured infantry fighting vehicle Puma in hot weather conditions 3008131

German army tests its new armoured infantry fighting vehicle Puma in hot weather conditions
 

After successfully cold test completed in Norway in 2012, the German armed forces will tests the next generation of Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle Puma in hot weather conditions. For this purpose, two Puma were airlifted by Antonov transport aircraft from Leipzig- Halle Airport to the United Arab Emirates.

After successfully cold test completed in Norway in 2012, the German armed forces will tests the next generation of Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle Puma in hot weather conditions. For this purpose, two Puma were airlifted by Antonov transport aircraft from Leipzig- Halle Airport to the United Arab Emirates.
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Friday, August 30, 2013 09:23 AM

 

U.S. Army Marine Corps take delivery of 66 JLTVs from 3 Defense Companies for user testing 2908137

U.S. Army and Marine Corps take delivery of 66 JLTVs from 3 Defense Companies for user testing
 

All 66 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes have been delivered to the military so that 14 months of testing can begin at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Full-scale testing is scheduled to begin next week, according to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle joint program office.

All 66 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle prototypes have been delivered to the military so that 14 months of testing can begin at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. Full-scale testing is scheduled to begin next week, according to the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle joint program office.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013 07:34 PM

 

Azerbaijan intends to purchase weapons and military equipment from South Korea 2908136

Azerbaijan intends to purchase weapons and military equipment from South Korea
 

Azerbaijan intends to purchase a slew of weaponry from South Korea, according to a source in the South Korean parliament, Hankook Ilbo publications reports. According to the source, the intention to purchase modern military weaponry was expressed during the visit of a South Korean parliamentary delegation to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan intends to purchase a slew of weaponry from South Korea, according to a source in the South Korean parliament, Hankook Ilbo publications reports. According to the source, the intention to purchase modern military weaponry was expressed during the visit of a South Korean parliamentary delegation to Azerbaijan.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013 01:17 PM

 

Iraq negotiates with U.S. purchase 200 Bradley M2A2 ODS armoured infantry fighting vehicles 2908135

Iraq negotiates with U.S. purchase of 200 Bradley M2A2 ODS armoured infantry fighting vehicles
 

The Iraqi government is negotiating with the US government and BAE Systems to purchase 200 Bradley M2A2 ODS (Operation Desert Storm) Fighting Vehicles sometime during the next 15 months, according to BAE officials.

The Iraqi government is negotiating with the US government and BAE Systems to purchase 200 Bradley M2A2 ODS (Operation Desert Storm) Fighting Vehicles sometime during the next 15 months, according to BAE officials.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013 01:00 PM

 

Israeli Army on high alert amid a possible United States air strike against Syria 2908134

Israeli Army on high alert amid a possible United States air strike against Syria
 

The Israeli military is on high alert amid a possible U.S. strike on Syria, which may result in a Syrian missiles attack against Israel. A military source on Wednesday, August 28, 21013, confirmed to Xinhua unauthorized reports in the Israeli and Arab media, according to which Patriot anti-aircraft batteries were deployed in the northern city of Haifa and other spots in northern Israel, as well as in central Israel.

The Israeli military is on high alert amid a possible U.S. strike on Syria, which may result in a Syrian missiles attack against Israel. A military source on Wednesday, August 28, 21013, confirmed to Xinhua unauthorized reports in the Israeli and Arab media, according to which Patriot anti-aircraft batteries were deployed in the northern city of Haifa and other spots in northern Israel, as well as in central Israel.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:42 AM

 

MBDA Germany successfully demonstrates scalable warhead technology 2908133

MBDA Germany successfully demonstrates scalable warhead technology
 

Engineers at TDW GmbH have developed a new effector technology with which armed forces can achieve scalable target-adapted effectiveness. The subsidiary of MBDA Deutschland recently became the first company to successfully demonstrate this technology in a series of tests.

Engineers at TDW GmbH have developed a new effector technology with which armed forces can achieve scalable target-adapted effectiveness. The subsidiary of MBDA Deutschland recently became the first company to successfully demonstrate this technology in a series of tests.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:36 AM

 

U.N. helicopters fire on rebels fighting Congolese troops 2908132

U.N. helicopters fire on rebels fighting Congolese troops
 

A United Nations peacekeeper has been killed and three others wounded in escalating violence in the eastern Congo, which also saw UN helicopters fire on rebels fighting Congolese troops. The nationality of the slain peacekeeper was not immediately known and no other details were given.

A United Nations peacekeeper has been killed and three others wounded in escalating violence in the eastern Congo, which also saw UN helicopters fire on rebels fighting Congolese troops. The nationality of the slain peacekeeper was not immediately known and no other details were given.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:26 AM

 

U.S. increases number of aircraft carriers in Gulf Region in case air strikes against Syria 2908131

U.S. increases the number of aircraft carriers in Gulf Region in case of air strikes against Syria
 

U.S. officials say the Navy is beefing up its presence in the Persian Gulf region, increasing the number of aircraft carriers from one to two. The USS Harry S Truman has arrived in the Arabian Sea and was scheduled to take the place of the USS Nimitz, which was supposed to head home. The Navy has ordered the Nimitz, which is in the Indian Ocean, to stay for now.

U.S. officials say the Navy is beefing up its presence in the Persian Gulf region, increasing the number of aircraft carriers from one to two. The USS Harry S Truman has arrived in the Arabian Sea and was scheduled to take the place of the USS Nimitz, which was supposed to head home. The Navy has ordered the Nimitz, which is in the Indian Ocean, to stay for now.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 09:22 AM

 

British Special Forces were last night hunting Syrian missiles in readiness of Allied air strikes 28

British Special Forces were last night hunting Syrian missiles in readiness of Allied air strikes
 

According to the newspaper website Mirror News, British special forces were last night hunting Syrian missiles in readiness for Allied strikes which could start as early as tomorrow night. Cruise missile attacks and Royal Air Force raids are expected in response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons.

According to the newspaper website Mirror News, British special forces were last night hunting Syrian missiles in readiness for Allied strikes which could start as early as tomorrow night. Cruise missile attacks and Royal Air Force raids are expected in response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 01:57 PM

 

Military options and international armed forces for missile - air strikes against Syria 2808131

Military options and international armed forces for missile - air strikes against Syria
 

The United States military has provided Barack Obama with a range of military options for launching an attack on Syria and is "ready to go" with an offensive, the US defence secretary has said.

The United States military has provided Barack Obama with a range of military options for launching an attack on Syria and is "ready to go" with an offensive, the US defence secretary has said.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 11:59 AM

 

HGH has delivered the 100th Spynel surveillance camera to protect facilities in Middle East 2708139

HGH has delivered the 100th Spynel surveillance camera to protect facilities in the Middle East
 

HGH is proud to announce the upcoming delivery of the 100th Spynel. A multinational oil and gas company has just placed an order for 3 systems, to protect their facilities in the Middle East, where overseas workers security has become a major preoccupation.

HGH is proud to announce the upcoming delivery of the 100th Spynel. A multinational oil and gas company has just placed an order for 3 systems, to protect their facilities in the Middle East, where overseas workers security has become a major preoccupation.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 06:47 PM

 

New Russian S-350E Almaz-Antey medium range air defense missile system at MAKS 2013 2708138

New Russian S-350E Almaz-Antey medium range air defense missile system at MAKS 2013
 

At MAKS 2013, the International Aviation and Space Salon in Moscow, the Russian Company Almaz-Antey presents for the first time to the public, its new S-350E medium-range air defense missile system. The new missile system S-350E is designed to protect objects from the massive strikes of current and future air threats, including those made by "stealth" technology, as well as tactical and operational-tactical ballistic missiles.

At MAKS 2013, the International Aviation and Space Salon in Moscow, the Russian Company Almaz-Antey presents for the first time to the public, its new S-350E medium-range air defense missile system. The new missile system S-350E is designed to protect objects from the massive strikes of current and future air threats, including those made by "stealth" technology, as well as tactical and operational-tactical ballistic missiles. Tuesday, August 27, 2013 05:39 PM

 

International air and missile strikes against Syria could be launched Thursday of this week 2708137

International air and missile strikes against Syria could be launched Thursday of this week
 

Missile strikes against Syria could be launched “as early as Thursday, August 29, 2013” senior U.S. officials said Tuesday, August 27, 2013, as the White House intensified its push toward an international response to the suspected use of chemical weapons.

Missile strikes against Syria could be launched “as early as Thursday, August 29, 2013” senior U.S. officials said Tuesday, August 27, 2013, as the White House intensified its push toward an international response to the suspected use of chemical weapons.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 04:51 PM

 

Turkey ready to support military intervention against Syria without mandate of UN Security Council

Turkey ready to support military intervention against Syria without mandate of UN Security Council
 

Turkey will join any international coalition in the event of a military invasion to the Syrian Arab Republic. This was stated by Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs. It seems that Ankara is very zealous in this regard. The Turkish authorities are ready to support a military intervention even without the mandate of the UN Security Council.

Turkey will join any international coalition in the event of a military invasion to the Syrian Arab Republic. This was stated by Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs. It seems that Ankara is very zealous in this regard. The Turkish authorities are ready to support a military intervention even without the mandate of the UN Security Council.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 01:00 PM

 

United States Army awarded Lockheed Martin for AN/TPQ-53 long-range counterfire radar 2708134

United States Army awarded Lockheed Martin for AN/TPQ-53 long-range counterfire radar
 

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $206 million in additional orders for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53), a long-range counterfire radar that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection from indirect fire. This contract is for 19 Q-53 systems, formerly designated as EQ-36.

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $206 million in additional orders for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53), a long-range counterfire radar that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection from indirect fire. This contract is for 19 Q-53 systems, formerly designated as EQ-36.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:59 AM

 

China and Bangladesh pledged to strengthen their military ties 2708133

China and Bangladesh pledged to strengthen their military ties
 

China and Bangladesh pledged to strengthen military ties during a meeting between Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan.

China and Bangladesh pledged to strengthen military ties during a meeting between Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:56 AM

 

Fighter military transporters arrived in Cyprus sign for a military airstrike against Syria 2708132

Fighter and military transporters arrived in Cyprus sign for a military airstrike against Syria
 

Warplanes and military transporters have begun arriving at Britain's Akrotiri airbase on Cyprus, less than 100 miles from the Syrian coast, in a sign of increasing preparations for a military strike against the Assad regime in Syria.

Warplanes and military transporters have begun arriving at Britain's Akrotiri airbase on Cyprus, less than 100 miles from the Syrian coast, in a sign of increasing preparations for a military strike against the Assad regime in Syria.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 09:58 AM

 

BAE Systems Ground Combat Vehicle Hybrid Electric Drive successfully completed 2000 miles testing

BAE Systems GCV Hybrid Electric Drive successfully completed 2000 miles testing
 

BAE Systems’ Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system successfully completed 2,000 miles of testing on a fully integrated “Hotbuck” mobility platform, a significant milestone for the U.S. Army’s GCV program.

BAE Systems’ Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system successfully completed 2,000 miles of testing on a fully integrated “Hotbuck” mobility platform, a significant milestone for the U.S. Army’s GCV program.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 08:30 AM

 

Sky Sapience delivers first HoverMast-100 aerial surveillance system to Israeli Army 2608136

Sky Sapience delivers first HoverMast-100 aerial surveillance system to Israeli Army
 

Sky Sapience, an expert in autonomous hovering machine technology, announces that the delivery of the first HoverMast-100 to the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Ground Forces will take place next week. Sky Sapience will mark a significant company milestone on September 2, 2013, when it hands over the newly upgraded Hovermast-100, tethered hovering system for small vehicles, to its first local customer, the Israel Defense Forces.

Sky Sapience, an expert in autonomous hovering machine technology, announces that the delivery of the first HoverMast-100 to the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) Ground Forces will take place next week. Sky Sapience will mark a significant company milestone on September 2, 2013, when it hands over the newly upgraded Hovermast-100, tethered hovering system for small vehicles, to its first local customer, the Israel Defense Forces. Monday, August 26, 2013 07:31 PM

 

Syrian rebels have received largest shipment weapons from Saudi Arabia and Qatar 2608135

Syrian rebels have received largest shipment of weapons from Saudi Arabia and Qatar
 

Rebel groups in Syria's north say they have received their largest shipment of weapons yet, in a fillip to an anti-government campaign that had stalled for many months. Leaders of militias supported by backers in Saudi Arabia and Qatar say several hundred tonnes of ammunition and a limited supply of light weapons were allowed across the Turkish border in the past three days, in what they said was the first large-scale re-supply since earlier this year.

Rebel groups in Syria's north say they have received their largest shipment of weapons yet, in a fillip to an anti-government campaign that had stalled for many months. Leaders of militias supported by backers in Saudi Arabia and Qatar say several hundred tonnes of ammunition and a limited supply of light weapons were allowed across the Turkish border in the past three days, in what they said was the first large-scale re-supply since earlier this year. Monday, August 26, 2013 11:58 AM

 

Lockheed Martin works on the new project of hybrid helicopter armoured vehicle Transformer TX 26

Lockheed Martin works on the new project of hybrid helicopter armoured vehicle Transformer TX
 

A new project by Lockheed Martin and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, or DARPA, includes a flying "car" that will be a hybrid of an armored vehicle and a helicopter. Transformer TX can't travel back in time - that we know - but the vehicle could be ready for testing as soon as 2015, according to Lockheed officials.

A new project by Lockheed Martin and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, or DARPA, includes a flying "car" that will be a hybrid of an armored vehicle and a helicopter. Transformer TX can't travel back in time - that we know - but the vehicle could be ready for testing as soon as 2015, according to Lockheed officials.
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Monday, August 26, 2013 11:02 AM

 

DRDO Defense Company India plans second test fire Agni-V nuclear-capable ballistic missile 2606133

DRDO Defense Company of India plans a second test fire of Agni-V nuclear-capable ballistic missile
 

Working at a fast pace towards production and induction of Agni-V missile into the forces, Defence Research and Development Organisation is reportedly planning its second test fire next month. The maiden test fire of Agni-V, the first intercontinental ballistic missile of India, was carried out in April 2012.

Working at a fast pace towards production and induction of Agni-V missile into the forces, Defence Research and Development Organisation is reportedly planning its second test fire next month. The maiden test fire of Agni-V, the first intercontinental ballistic missile of India, was carried out in April 2012.
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Monday, August 26, 2013 10:38 AM

 

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