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August 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

United Kingdom ready to send weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish army to fight IS militants
 
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Sunday, August 24, 2014, that the United Kingdom eyes sending weaponry and ammunition to the Iraqi Kurds so that they can fight the Islamic State (IS) militants, BBC reported Sunday.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Sunday, August 24, 2014, that the United Kingdom eyes sending weaponry and ammunition to the Iraqi Kurds so that they can fight the Islamic State (IS) militants, BBC reported Sunday.
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Sunday, August 24, 2014 09:32 AM
 

India to deploy Akash air defense missile systems in northeast of the country against Chinese threats
 
India has now begun deploying six Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) squadrons in the northeast of the country in case of threats by Chinese jets, helicopters and drones against any misadventure in the region. Indian Defence ministry sources on Thursday, August 21, 2014.
India has now begun deploying six Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) squadrons in the northeast of the country in case of threats by Chinese jets, helicopters and drones against any misadventure in the region. Indian Defence ministry sources on Thursday, August 21, 2014.
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Saturday, August 23, 2014 09:56 AM
 

United States is open to the possibility of military actions against Islamist militants in Syria
 
The United States is open to the possibility of military action against Islamist militants in Syria, a top Obama Administration official said Friday, August 22, 2014, warning that the U.S. will “do what is necessary to protect Americans.”
The United States is open to the possibility of military action against Islamist militants in Syria, a top Obama Administration official said Friday, August 22, 2014, warning that the U.S. will “do what is necessary to protect Americans.”
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Saturday, August 23, 2014 08:30 AM
 

Russia could delivered S-300 air defense missile system destined for Syria to Egypt
 
According a statement from ITAR-TASS, the Russian new agency website, the S-300 Favorite surface-to-air defense missile systems destined for Syria may be delivered to Egypt, a Russian high-ranking defense industry source told ITAR-TASS on Friday, August 22, 2014.
According a statement from ITAR-TASS, the Russian new agency website, the S-300 Favorite surface-to-air defense missile systems destined for Syria may be delivered to Egypt, a Russian high-ranking defense industry source told ITAR-TASS on Friday, August 22, 2014.
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Friday, August 22, 2014 08:27 PM
 

MBDA to upgrade Mistral air defense missile system of Hungary with Matis optronic aiming sight
 
Hungary’s defence ministry on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, signed an agreement with MBDA France on developing the Mistral air-defence missile system in Hungary during the period of 2016-2018. The document was signed by Colonel Tibor Balla, deputy director general of the ministry’s defence economy office, and Didier Philippe, MBDA’s senior deputy president in Budapest.
Hungary’s defence ministry on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, signed an agreement with MBDA France on developing the Mistral air-defence missile system in Hungary during the period of 2016-2018. The document was signed by Colonel Tibor Balla, deputy director general of the ministry’s defence economy office, and Didier Philippe, MBDA’s senior deputy president in Budapest.
Friday, August 22, 2014 08:41 AM
 

New Typhoon-M 8x8 combat anti-sabotage vehicle will protect Russian ballistic missiles Yars
 
Combat anti-sabotage vehicles Typhoon-M will guard Russian Strategic Missile Forces’ formations, rearmed with thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles Yars. This vehicle is designed for the protection and defense of missile systems.
Combat anti-sabotage vehicles Typhoon-M will guard Russian Strategic Missile Forces’ formations, rearmed with thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles Yars. This vehicle is designed for the protection and defense of missile systems.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 06:19 PM
 

China has conducted second flight test of its new WU-14 hypersonic glide vehicle HGV
 
China recently conducted the second flight test of its new hypersonic glide vehicle WU-14 that is part of what analysts say is Beijing’s global system of attack weapons capable of striking the United States with nuclear warheads.
China recently conducted the second flight test of its new hypersonic glide vehicle WU-14 that is part of what analysts say is Beijing’s global system of attack weapons capable of striking the United States with nuclear warheads.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 05:10 PM
 

First regiment of S-500 new air defense missile system will protect Moscow and center of Russia
 
The first regiment of state-of-the-art anti-aircraft missile system S-500 will protect Moscow and the center of Russia, commander of the air defense and missile troops, Major-General Andrei Demin said. The development of Russia's formidable S-500 air defense system will be completed in 2015, and the system could be put in service with the Russian military as early as in 2017.
The first regiment of state-of-the-art anti-aircraft missile system S-500 will protect Moscow and the center of Russia, commander of the air defense and missile troops, Major-General Andrei Demin said. The development of Russia's formidable S-500 air defense system will be completed in 2015, and the system could be put in service with the Russian military as early as in 2017.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 04:29 PM
 

Germany and Italy agree to send weapons and military equipment to Iraqi Kurdish Security Forces
 
Germany and Italy joined Britain and France on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in saying they would arm Iraqi Kurdish security forces fighting Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, in close coordination with the Baghdad central government.
Germany and Italy joined Britain and France on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in saying they would arm Iraqi Kurdish security forces fighting Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, in close coordination with the Baghdad central government.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 08:06 AM
 

Turkey could be interested to purchase French Eurosam SAMP missile as new air defense system
 
According to unnamed sources close to the Undersecretariat for the Defense Industry (SSM) who spoke to Today's Zaman on Monday, August 18, 2014, Turkey could be interesed to purchase military equipment from France regarding the tender for a multi-billion dollar air defense system.
According to unnamed sources close to the Undersecretariat for the Defense Industry (SSM) who spoke to Today's Zaman on Monday, August 18, 2014, Turkey could be interesed to purchase military equipment from France regarding the tender for a multi-billion dollar air defense system.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 03:31 PM
 

Supacat to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles Commando for Australian Special Forces
 
The Australian Defence Material Organisation (DMO) has awarded a $105M contract to high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles - Commando (SOV-Cdo) for the Australian Defence Forces under the JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN) program. The new SOV-Cdo are based on the latest MK2 version of Supacat's HMT Extenda and designed to meet Australian Special Force's specific requirements.
The Australian Defence Material Organisation (DMO) has awarded a $105M contract to high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles - Commando (SOV-Cdo) for the Australian Defence Forces under the JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN) program. The new SOV-Cdo are based on the latest MK2 version of Supacat's HMT Extenda and designed to meet Australian Special Force's specific requirements. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 03:09 AM
 

U.S. military successful demonstration using K-MAX and SMMS unmanned systems
 
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter and Gyrocam optical sensor.
Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter and Gyrocam optical sensor.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 09:59 AM
 

Ukraine army takes delivery of first units of BMM-4S Armoured Medical Vehicles based on BTR-4
 
Lives and health of Ukrainian servicemen of ATO area will be protected by the BMM-4S Armored Medical Vehicles, which are made on the basis of BTR-4E. Remarkably, in the nearest future Ukrainian Army is going to put these vehicles into the service.
Lives and health of Ukrainian servicemen of ATO area will be protected by the BMM-4S Armored Medical Vehicles, which are made on the basis of BTR-4E. Remarkably, in the nearest future Ukrainian Army is going to put these vehicles into the service.
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Tuesday , August 19, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Ukraine army artillery units will receive new Bastion-1 122mm MLRS multiple launch rocket system
 
Missile and artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive the upgraded version of multiple rocket launcher systems. Remarkably, Shepetivka Repair Plan, being incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern, is to modernize Grad Multiple Rocket Launcher System to the level of Bastion-1.
Missile and artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive the upgraded version of multiple rocket launcher systems. Remarkably, Shepetivka Repair Plan, being incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern, is to modernize Grad Multiple Rocket Launcher System to the level of Bastion-1.
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Tuesday , August 19, 2014 11:29 AM
 

Estonia ready to increase NATO presence on its ground
 
The Estonian government on Monday said the country is always ready to invest in military infrastructure if NATO would station more troops in the country, Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) reported on yesterday, August 18.
The Estonian government on Monday said the country is always ready to invest in military infrastructure if NATO would station more troops in the country, Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) reported on yesterday, August 18.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:37 AM
 

Polish government to increase the spending on national defense
 
Poland is going to accelerate changes in the financing of the Polish army, local media reported on Monday. The Polish government is working on a law increasing the spending on national defense. The changes will allow the Polish army each year to spend 800 million zloty (about 256 million U.S. dollars) more than now, mostly on equipment and training.
Poland is going to accelerate changes in the financing of the Polish army, local media reported on Monday. The Polish government is working on a law increasing the spending on national defense. The changes will allow the Polish army each year to spend 800 million zloty (about 256 million U.S. dollars) more than now, mostly on equipment and training.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:04 AM
 

Five air defense units of Belarus army will go to Russia for S-300 field firing military exercises
 
Five Belarusian air defense units will go to Russia on August 19 for S-300 field firing exercises, the Defense Ministry said on Monday, August 18, 2014. This the first time Belarus’ 377th Air Defense Regiment will fire the S-300 system, the ministry said, adding that the regiment would adopt the system shortly.
Five Belarusian air defense units will go to Russia on August 19 for S-300 field firing exercises, the Defense Ministry said on Monday, August 18, 2014. This the first time Belarus’ 377th Air Defense Regiment will fire the S-300 system, the ministry said, adding that the regiment would adopt the system shortly.
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Tuesday , August 19, 2014 10:54 AM
 

US Air Forces conduct additional airstrikes against Islamic States insurgents near Mosul
 
US military on sunday August 17 conducted airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) insurgents, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, near the Iraqi’s largest dam, located near the northern city of Mosul, according to United States Central Command website.
US military on sunday August 17 conducted airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) insurgents, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, near the Iraqi’s largest dam, located near the northern city of Mosul, according to United States Central Command website.


Monday, August 18, 2014 06:17 PM
 

US Congressmen call for ground intervention in Iraq
 
According to the New-York Daily News, New York Democrat Eliot Engel and Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson teamed up to encourage the President to plan a more forceful response to ongoing chaos in Iraq.
According to the New-York Daily News, New York Democrat Eliot Engel and Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson teamed up to encourage the President to plan a more forceful response to ongoing chaos in Iraq.


Monday, August 18, 2014 01:58 PM
 

Ukrainian Company KrAZ could open an assembly plant in the territory of Bolivia
 
Foreign Trade Firm “KrAZ” senior officers paid three-day visit to Multinational State of Bolivia on invitation of Bolivian part. The visit was aimed at discussing establishment of KrAZ assembly plant in the territory of this country. Moreover, the matter concerns establishment of plant for assembly of vehicles for both military and civil sectors.
Foreign Trade Firm “KrAZ” senior officers paid three-day visit to Multinational State of Bolivia on invitation of Bolivian part. The visit was aimed at discussing establishment of KrAZ assembly plant in the territory of this country. Moreover, the matter concerns establishment of plant for assembly of vehicles for both military and civil sectors.
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Monday, August 18, 2014 11:54 AM
 

Singapore's MoD unveiled new world-class urban live firing facility
 
Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated the opening of the Murai Urban Live Firing Facility (MULFAC) at the Lim Chu Kang Live Firing Area this morning.The MULFAC provides the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) with enhanced training effectiveness in a safe urban live firing environment.
Singapore's MoD, Dr Ng Eng Hen, officiated the opening of the Murai Urban Live Firing Facility (MULFAC) at the Lim Chu Kang Live Firing Area on Thursday, August 14. The MULFAC provides the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) with enhanced training effectiveness in a safe urban live firing environment.

Monday, August 18, 2014 11:42 AM
 

Slovenia launched international military exercises codenamed "Immediate Response 2014"
 
Slovenian army launched on Sunday an international military exercises codenamed "Immediate Response 2014" near Pocek, about 60 km south of Ljubljana. The exercise will take place until 30 August in the territories of the Republic of Slovenia, Croatia and Germany.
Slovenian army launched on Sunday an international military exercises codenamed "Immediate Response 2014" near Pocek, about 60 km south of Ljubljana. The exercise will take place until 30 August in the territories of the Republic of Slovenia, Croatia and Germany.

Monday, August 18, 2014 10:54 AM
 

British soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire regiment are deployed in Iraq to fight IS militants
 
British Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire regiment were sent to Irbil, as RAF aircraft continued reconnaissance missions to help the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants. They were in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region for 24 hours to prepare the ground for a possible rescue operation by Chinook helicopters.
British Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire regiment were sent to Irbil, as RAF aircraft continued reconnaissance missions to help the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants. They were in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region for 24 hours to prepare the ground for a possible rescue operation by Chinook helicopters.
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Monday, August 18, 2014 09:18 AM
 

Venezuela armed forces take delivery of Chinese VN-1 8x8 armoured vehicles for its Marine Corps
 
Venezuela takes delivery of Chinese-made VN-1 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (export version of Chinese ZBL-09) which will be used by the Marine Corps of Venezuela armed forces. Pictures released on the Venezuelan website http://www.fav-club.com show the first vehicle delivered to Venezuela.
Venezuela takes delivery of Chinese-made VN-1 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (export version of Chinese ZBL-09) which will be used by the Marine Corps of Venezuela armed forces. Pictures released on the Venezuelan website http://www.fav-club.com show the first vehicle delivered to Venezuela.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014 03:02 PM
 

Latest Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system ready for export to Asia and North Africa
 
"Russia's latest air defense missile system - "S-400" has been issued a license for exports; talks are underway on its exports abroad", Deputy director general of the “Almaz-Antei”concern said Friday, August 15, 2014.
"Russia's latest air defense missile system - "S-400" has been issued a license for exports; talks are underway on its exports abroad", Deputy director general of the “Almaz-Antei”concern said Friday, August 15, 2014.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014 08:13 AM
 

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