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August 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Russian Army 106th Airborne Assault Division takes delivery of first BMD-4M airborne armoured.
 
The Russian Army has taken delivery of the first batch of new modernised BMD-4M airborne armoured fighting vehicle. Eight vehicles were handed to the manufacturer Kurganmashzavod and delivered to the 106th Guards Airborne Assault Division, where the BMD-4M will perform trial tests.
The Russian Army has taken delivery of the first batch of new modernised BMD-4M airborne armoured fighting vehicle. Eight vehicles were handed to the manufacturer Kurganmashzavod and delivered to the 106th Guards Airborne Assault Division, where the BMD-4M will perform trial tests.
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Sunday, August 10, 2014 09:41 AM
 

United States and India to co-develop and co-produce state-of-the-art weapon systems
 
India and United States on Friday, August 8, 2014, announced that they have decided to appoint high-ranking point-persons to "co-develop and co-produce" state-of-the-art weapon systems for strengthening defence cooperation between the two countries.
India and United States on Friday, August 8, 2014, announced that they have decided to appoint high-ranking point-persons to "co-develop and co-produce" state-of-the-art weapon systems for strengthening defence cooperation between the two countries.
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Saturday, August 9, 2014 02:08 PM
 

United States conducted airstrikes in Iraq with F/A-18 fighter against ISIL terrorists
 
The U.S. military conducted a targeted airstrike August 8, 2014, with two F/A-18 fighter against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in northern Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement.
The U.S. military conducted a targeted airstrike August 8, 2014, with two F/A-18 fighter against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in northern Iraq, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement.
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Saturday, August 9, 2014 09:42 AM
 

Special Forces of the British army are deployed in Iraq to help American Forces
 
According the newspaper website Daily Mirror, Special Forces of the British Army (SAS) are deployed in Iraq to help American Forces. Britain’s Department for International Development announced it will give £8million towards the air drops and the plight of the refugees.
According the newspaper website Daily Mirror, Special Forces of the British Army (SAS) are deployed in Iraq to help American Forces. Britain’s Department for International Development announced it will give £8million towards the air drops and the plight of the refugees.
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Saturday, August 9, 2014 08:42 AM
 

Venezuela will buy 300 new anti-riot vehicles
 
The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said it had approved the purchase of 300 anti-riot vehicles for the National Guard. The announcement was made during the 77th anniversary ceremony of this component of the National Armed Forces.
The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said it had approved the purchase of 300 anti-riot vehicles for the National Guard. The announcement was made during the 77th anniversary ceremony of this component of the National Armed Forces.


Friday, August 8, 2014 05:27 PM
 

Israeli army response with artillery fire against new rocket attacks from Gaza breaching ceasefire
 
Rockets from Gaza hit Israel early Friday, August 8, 2014, morning, breaching a ceasefire that had held for more than two days, the Israeli military said. Two rockets landed near Eshkol in southern Israel but didn't cause any damage or casualties, the Israeli military said.
Rockets from Gaza hit Israel early Friday, August 8, 2014, morning, breaching a ceasefire that had held for more than two days, the Israeli military said. Two rockets landed near Eshkol in southern Israel but didn't cause any damage or casualties, the Israeli military said.
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Friday, August 8, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Rheinmetall Defence contract to provide support of German Army Training Centre GÜZ
 
Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has won a major service contract from the German Bundeswehr worth around €70 million. Through to 2018, the Group will be responsible for providing contractor support for the complete exercise and training operations of one of the world’s most advanced military training facilities, the German Army Training Centre (GÜZ) in the Altmark region of Saxony-Anhalt.
Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has won a major service contract from the German Bundeswehr worth around €70 million. Through to 2018, the Group will be responsible for providing contractor support for the complete exercise and training operations of one of the world’s most advanced military training facilities, the German Army Training Centre (GÜZ) in the Altmark region of Saxony-Anhalt.
Friday, August 8, 2014 11:05 AM
 

BAE Systems has received an order to deliver 2P ammunition for Swedish Armed Forces
 
BAE Systems has received an order from the Swedish FMV to produce and deliver 9,000 rounds of 2P ammunition for the Swedish Armed Forces. Development of the 2P ammunition began in January 2013, and was done in cooperation between BAE Systems, FMV and the Swedish Armed Forces.
BAE Systems has received an order from the Swedish FMV to produce and deliver 9,000 rounds of 2P ammunition for the Swedish Armed Forces. Development of the 2P ammunition began in January 2013, and was done in cooperation between BAE Systems, FMV and the Swedish Armed Forces.
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Friday, August 8, 2014 10:46 AM
 

Canada to start the delivery of non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine
 
Canada announced it started to provide Ukraine with non-lethal military equipment in “yet another action that Canada is taking to help the people of Ukraine put an end to the insurgency,” Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement.
Canada announced it started to provide Ukraine with non-lethal military equipment in “yet another action that Canada is taking to help the people of Ukraine put an end to the insurgency,” Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a statement.
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Friday, August 8, 2014 10:24 AM
 

Russian army equipped with more 9K720 Iskander SS-26 Stone ballistic missile in next few years
 
The missile brigades of Russia’s Ground Forces will be equipped with advanced weaponry and hardware, including the 9K720 Iskander (SS-26 Stone) theater ballistic missile systems, as part of the 2020 state rearmament program, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said during a teleconference.
The missile brigades of Russia’s Ground Forces will be equipped with advanced weaponry and hardware, including the 9K720 Iskander (SS-26 Stone) theater ballistic missile systems, as part of the 2020 state rearmament program, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said during a teleconference.
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Friday, August 8, 2014 10:05 AM
 

NATO is looking to strengthen its partnership and intensify its support to Ukraine
 
NATO stands by Ukraine and is looking to strengthen its partnership with the country at the Alliance’s summit in Wales next month, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said during a visit to Kiev on Thursday (7 August 2014). “NATO’s support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine is unwavering.
NATO stands by Ukraine and is looking to strengthen its partnership with the country at the Alliance’s summit in Wales next month, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said during a visit to Kiev on Thursday (7 August 2014). “NATO’s support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine is unwavering.
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Friday, August 8, 2014 09:09 AM
 

Airstrikes and humanitarian missions from United States to protect religious minorities in Iraq
 
President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. aircraft to drop humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of Yezidi refugees fleeing the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in northern Iraq. The president also ordered U.S. combat aircraft to be ready to launch airstrikes to protect Americans in Erbil, Iraq, and to lift the siege of the Yezidis.
President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. aircraft to drop humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of Yezidi refugees fleeing the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in northern Iraq. The president also ordered U.S. combat aircraft to be ready to launch airstrikes to protect Americans in Erbil, Iraq, and to lift the siege of the Yezidis.
Friday, August 8, 2014 08:11 AM
 

India's government officially opened up the defense industry to foreign investors
 
According to the Wall Street Journal, India on Wednesday, August 6, opened up the defense industry to more investment by foreign firms, in a move to attract more international capital and expertise to the sectors.The South Asian nation's cabinet approved raising the maximum amount of foreign ownership allowed in military-equipment making firms to 49% from the previous cap of 26%.
According to the Wall Street Journal, India on Wednesday, August 6, opened up the defense industry to more investment by foreign firms, in a move to attract more international capital and expertise to the sectors.The South Asian nation's cabinet approved raising the maximum amount of foreign ownership allowed in military-equipment making firms to 49% from the previous cap of 26%.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 03:22 PM
 

Two Shooters from CZ Uherský Brod Achieved the Title of Champions of Canada 2014
 
International Championship of Canada in IPSC shooting was held last week in Vancouver. Andrej Hrnciarik fought the gold medal in PRODUCTION Division, Martina Šerá stood on the winner’s podium for gold in OPEN Division in Ladies Category.
International Championship of Canada in IPSC shooting was held last week in Vancouver. Andrej Hrnciarik fought the gold medal in PRODUCTION Division, Martina Šerá stood on the winner’s podium for gold in OPEN Division in Ladies Category.


Thursday, August 7, 2014 01:58 PM
 

China participates for the first time with Type 96A MBT at Russian Tank Biathlon 2014 competition
 
The Russian “Tank Biathlon-2014” International Competition kicked off at the Alabino Firing Range in the outskirt of Moscow on August 4, 2014. The Chinese team participated in the competition for the first time with Chinese-made Type 96A main battle tank, and hit all targets in the single-tank shooting event that day.
The Russian “Tank Biathlon-2014” International Competition kicked off at the Alabino Firing Range in the outskirt of Moscow on August 4, 2014. The Chinese team participated in the competition for the first time with Chinese-made Type 96A main battle tank, and hit all targets in the single-tank shooting event that day.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014 11:08 AM
 

Iran offers its help to Lebanese army in fighting terrorist groups ISIL and al-Nusra
 
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham announced on Wednesday, August 7, 2014, that the country's officials are holding talks with their counterparts in Beirut to help the Lebanese army in fighting terrorist groups.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham announced on Wednesday, August 7, 2014, that the country's officials are holding talks with their counterparts in Beirut to help the Lebanese army in fighting terrorist groups.
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Thursday, August 7, 2014 09:30 AM
 

Iran plans to unveil new long-range air defense missile system at military parade in September
 
Iran plans to unveil its latest achievements in area of missile technology on September 22, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Wednesday, August 7, 2014. In September 2013, the Iranian Armed Forces displayed the country's latest home-made military tools, weapons and equipment in large military parades in Tehran and across the country.
Iran plans to unveil its latest achievements in area of missile technology on September 22, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Wednesday, August 7, 2014. In September 2013, the Iranian Armed Forces displayed the country's latest home-made military tools, weapons and equipment in large military parades in Tehran and across the country.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 08:33 AM
 

The Russian Ministry of Defence plans to purchase GAZ-3344-2 new multirole tractor vehicle
 
Defense Ministry of Russia plans to purchase the new multirole tractor vehicle GAZ-3344-2 designed and manufactured by the Russian Company GAZ Group. Articulated amphibious all-terrain vehicles GAZ-3344 is designed for transportation of personnel, cargo and various technological equipment in extremely severe climatic conditions away from public-access roads on rough terrain, mainly in the Far North, Siberia and Far East.
Defense Ministry of Russia plans to purchase the new multirole tractor vehicle GAZ-3344-2 designed and manufactured by the Russian Company GAZ Group. Articulated amphibious all-terrain vehicles GAZ-3344 is designed for transportation of personnel, cargo and various technological equipment in extremely severe climatic conditions away from public-access roads on rough terrain, mainly in the Far North, Siberia and Far East. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 07:01 PM
 

Russian Air Defense Troops will hold large-scall fire drills by air defense missile systems
 
Air Defense Troops in the Central Military District will hold large-scale fire drills by air defense missile systems S-300, Buk, Tor, Osa at firing range Kapustin Yar in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region from August 18 to 23, chief press officer of the Central Military District Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin told on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
Air Defense Troops in the Central Military District will hold large-scale fire drills by air defense missile systems S-300, Buk, Tor, Osa at firing range Kapustin Yar in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region from August 18 to 23, chief press officer of the Central Military District Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin told on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 12:28 PM
 

Russian Airborne Forces to be doubled for 2019
 
According to Russian news agency Itar-Tass, it is planned to double the numerical strength of Russia’s Airborne Forces — up to 72,000 personnel, a source in the Russian General Staff said on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. These plans are to be implemented in 2019, the high-ranking official said.
According to Russian news agency Itar-Tass, it is planned to double the numerical strength of Russia’s Airborne Forces — up to 72,000 personnel, a source in the Russian General Staff said on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. These plans are to be implemented in 2019, the high-ranking official said.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 11:58 AM
 

Denel to deliver 17 Samil 20 truck-mounted ambulances for South African Medical Health Services
 
Denel is in the process of delivering seventeen truck-mounted ambulances for the South African Medical Health Services. Stephan Burger, the CEO of Denel Land System says the ambulances form part of a R20-million contract for military ambulances, mounted on refurbished Samil 20 trucks. This follows a recent delivery of wide-body ambulances, based on the Casspir mine-protected vehicle, to the United Nations in Somalia.
Denel is in the process of delivering seventeen truck-mounted ambulances for the South African Medical Health Services. Stephan Burger, the CEO of Denel Land System says the ambulances form part of a R20-million contract for military ambulances, mounted on refurbished Samil 20 trucks. This follows a recent delivery of wide-body ambulances, based on the Casspir mine-protected vehicle, to the United Nations in Somalia. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 10:38 AM
 

Iran is ready to support Palestinian resistance to fight Israeli Armed Forces
 
According a statement from FARS (Iranian news agency), Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined his forces' readiness to support Palestinian resistance groups. In relevant remarks on Sunday, Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif described Iran's continued support and assistance to the Palestinian people.
According a statement from FARS (Iranian news agency), Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) of Iran,Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underlined his forces' readiness to support Palestinian resistance groups. In relevant remarks on Sunday, Head of the IRGC Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif described Iran's continued support and assistance to the Palestinian people.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 10:06 AM
 

Saudi Arabia has given to Lebanese Armed Forces $1bn to help its fight against jihadist fighters
 
According to Al Jazeera, Saudi Arabia has given Lebanon's military $1bn to help its fight against self-declared jihadist fighters on the Syrian border. The Saudi gift came as Lebanon army's chief urged France to speed up promised weapons supplies and amid reports that a group of Muslim religious leaders were trying to mediate an end to the fighting.a
According to Al Jazeera, Saudi Arabia has given Lebanon's military $1bn to help its fight against self-declared jihadist fighters on the Syrian border. The Saudi gift came as Lebanon army's chief urged France to speed up promised weapons supplies and amid reports that a group of Muslim religious leaders were trying to mediate an end to the fighting.a
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 09:42 AM
 

Russian Defense Ministry hopes to start the purchase of Ratnik Future Soldier equipment
 
The Russian Defense Ministry hopes to start purchases of domestically designed «future soldier» gear Ratnik, which is currently in its final trials, already in October 2014, the head of a military and scientific department of Russia’s Ground Forces said Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
The Russian Defense Ministry hopes to start purchases of domestically designed «future soldier» gear Ratnik, which is currently in its final trials, already in October 2014, the head of a military and scientific department of Russia’s Ground Forces said Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:35 AM
 

Lebanese army deployed near the Syrian border to fight Sunni militants
 
Lebanon is mobilizing all of its political forces and security agencies to fight Sunni militants allegedly from Syria in the north-eastern town of Arsal as the country faces "flagrant aggression," the government announced Monday, August 4, 2014.
Lebanon is mobilizing all of its political forces and security agencies to fight Sunni militants allegedly from Syria in the north-eastern town of Arsal as the country faces "flagrant aggression," the government announced Monday, August 4, 2014.
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:04 AM
 

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