August 2016 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Saab receives order from New Zealand for Tactical Engagement Simulation System (TESS) 
 
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Defence and security company Saab has received the first order, under a five-year agreement recently signed with the New Zealand Army, to deliver a high fidelity Tactical Engagement Simulation System (TESS). This initial order will provide the army with a proven, off-the-shelf and technically advanced training system.
 

Russia develops new long-range interceptor missile : S-500 Air Defense system
 
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Russia`s Aerospace Forces (Russian acronym: VKS, Vozdushno-Kosmicheskie Sily) will receive a long-range interceptor missile being developed by the indigenous defense industry, according to the service`s Deputy Commander, the Head of the Air Defense Forces, Lieutenant General Viktor Gumenny.
 

Russia develops missiles surpassing Kalibr in terms of range
 
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Russian defense contractor Tactical Missiles has developed cruise missiles similar to the ones organic to the Kalibr system, but featuring a longer range, Tactical Missiles Director General Boris Obnosov has told the Rambler News Service in an interview.
 

Russia will promote Typhoon-K KAMAZ-53949 4x4 MRAP vehicle on foreign markets
 
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Russia will promote Typhoon-K (KAMAZ-53949) 4x4 resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) vehicle on foreign markets. The press service of Rosoboronexport arms trader said a corresponding program was inked by its Director General Anatoly Isaikin and Faiz Khafizov, the director general of Remdiesel enterprise which produces the vehicle.
 

Textron Systems to deliver the first TAPV Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle to Canadian army
 
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Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced August 19, 2016, the delivery of the first Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) to the Canadian Army. The Canadian Army is fielding the first vehicles to the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown and the 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier.
 

 Plasan’s Guarder Armored Carrier Is Supporting Security Operations at the 2016 Rio Olympics
 
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Working to maintain security during the 2016 Rio Olympics, police forces in Brazil are using a unique armored vehicle made by Plasan, a leader in the design, development and integration of advanced armored protection systems for all types of wheeled and tracked vehicles.
 

 Lithuania to sign procurement contract to acquire Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicles
 
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On August 22 the contract on procurement of the Boxer infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) for the Lithuanian Armed Forces will be signed at the Ministry of National Defence. The decision to do so was taken on August 16 by the MoD Council on Defence Resources after hearing the report of the Infantry Fighting Vehicles Work Group on the negotiations and their results regarding acquisition of infantry fighting vehicles.
 

 Afghanistan to purchase US Military equipment for a total amount of $60M
 
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The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Afghanistan for individual and crew served weapons, equipment, training, and support. The estimated cost is $60 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on August 17, 2016.
 

Lithuania bought several hundreds of military equipment from Netherlands
 
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Over past six months roughly 200 combat and medlift Mercedes-Benz GD vehicles, trucks, and other military vehicles were brought from the Netherlands to Lithuania to supplement and update the fleet of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. On August 18 a meeting of Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas and Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Lithuania HE Bert van der Lingen will take place in Kaunas to celebrate the successful defence cooperation between the new countries.
 

Meggitt Training Systems awarded Australian Defence Force contract for mortar simulators
 
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Meggitt Training Systems recently announced an $1.49 million (USD) contract from the Australian Defence Force’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Under terms of the contract, Meggitt will manufacture, install, maintain and operate additional 81 mm simulated mortars at multiple locations in support of Regular Army Infantry Battalions and Army Reserve Light Batteries.
 

Pelican BioThermal Launches Combat-mobile Critical Care Blood Transport Container
 
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Pelican BioThermal, a global leader providing the broadest and most innovative range of temperature-controlled packaging solutions serving the life sciences industry, today launches the Golden Hour™ Medic, a critical care transport container. This packaging solution allows military personnel to carry life-saving whole blood with them onto the battlefield, which vehicles may not be able to easily reach in the critical first hour after a soldier sustains a life-threatening injury.
 

Raytheon won a $30mn contract to provide US Marine Corps with anti-tank variant turrets
 
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The US-based giant Raytheon has been awarded a $30,104,580 modification contract for 20 turrets light armored vehicle anti-tank variant for the United States Marine Corps. The work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2019, the US Department of Defense announced on Aug. 17, 2016.
 

Thousand Russian paratroopers to join CSTO drills in Russian northwest
 
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Over a thousand of Russian paratroopers will participate in the exercise of rapid reaction force of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Pskov region in August, Russian Airborne Forces Deputy Commander for peacekeeping operations Alexander Vyaznikov said.
 

Russia receiving requests for export of Ratnik infantry combat system’s elements
 
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Russia has received several requests for the export of individual elements of the second-generation Ratnik infantry combat system, Dmitry Semizorov, director general, Central Research Institute of Precise Machinebuilding (TsNIITochmash), has told TASS in an interview.
 

Belgian company Agfa HealthCare awarded its fourth U.S. Government DIN-PACS agreement
 
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Agfa HealthCare is the only company to have held all four DIN-PACS contracts since 1998. - Over its ten-year term, Agfa HealthCare’s DIN-PACS IV contract has an estimated maximum value of US $768 million. - Agfa HealthCare is poised to deliver its advanced Enterprise Imaging platform in support of the complex evolution in care delivery systems for the U. S. government
 

United Kingdom Defence Secretary launches new innovation push backed by £800m Fund
 
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Surveillance drones inspired by dragonflies, laser weapons, mobile robots that can inspect incidents involving chemical materials, sensors that use gravity to survey underground structures in minutes, and virtual reality helmets to practice calling in simulated air strikes. These are the types of futuristic technology that along with other smart solutions are set to be backed by the government’s new defence innovation initiative, which launches today.
 

Raytheon shows U.S. Army the future of missile defense
 
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Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has given the U.S. Army a look into the future of missile defense technology, as the company provided its comprehensive vision for the next generation of air and missile defense radar. The information was supplied to the Army as part of its process to define the requirements for a future Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor.
 

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