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December 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

BAE Systems will continue to provide hard armor inserts for soldiers on the battlefield
 

For more than four decades, BAE Systems has partnered with customers worldwide to develop affordable, practical solutions to protect warfighters in harm’s way and bring them home safely. Under several recently issued contracts valued at a total of nearly $18 million, BAE Systems will continue to provide hard armor inserts for soldiers on the battlefield.

For more than four decades, BAE Systems has partnered with customers worldwide to develop affordable, practical solutions to protect warfighters in harm’s way and bring them home safely. Under several recently issued contracts valued at a total of nearly $18 million, BAE Systems will continue to provide hard armor inserts for soldiers on the battlefield.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 09:48 AM

 

UN Forces uses for the first time drone in Democratic Republic of Congo for surveillance missions
 

United Nations forces in Democratic Republic of Congo have launched unmanned aircraft to monitor the volatile border with Rwanda and Uganda, the first time UN peacekeepers have deployed surveillance drones. The surveillance UAVs will be used for the first time in Democratic Republic of Congo by the UN to gather intelligence.

United Nations forces in Democratic Republic of Congo have launched unmanned aircraft to monitor the volatile border with Rwanda and Uganda, the first time UN peacekeepers have deployed surveillance drones. The surveillance UAVs will be used for the first time in Democratic Republic of Congo by the UN to gather intelligence.
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013 08:51 AM

 

Jamaica Defense Forces to acquire 12 Bushmaster armoured personnel carrier of Thales Australia
 

Cabinet of Jamaica government has approved a five-year recapitalisation project for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) which will see the JDF replacing obsolete and mainly unserviceable V150 armoured cars in its fleet. Under the project, the JDF (Jamaica Defense Forces) will acquire 12 Thales Australia Bushmaster armoured personnel carriers (APCs) a report from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said.

Cabinet of Jamaica government has approved a five-year recapitalisation project for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) which will see the JDF replacing obsolete and mainly unserviceable V150 armoured cars in its fleet. Under the project, the JDF (Jamaica Defense Forces) will acquire 12 Thales Australia Bushmaster armoured personnel carriers (APCs) a report from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 05:57 PM

 

Russian-made OSA PB-2-4 non-lethal pistol could be purchased by the French Police in 2014
 

During the Worldwide Exhibition of Internal State Security, Milipol 2013 in France, the Russian Company OSA multipurpose weapon systems has signed a first contract for sales of Wasp grenades. French Police has also show interest for the OSA PB-2-4 non-lethal pistol.

During the Worldwide Exhibition of Internal State Security, Milipol 2013 in France, the Russian Company OSA multipurpose weapon systems has signed a first contract for sales of Wasp grenades. French Police has also show interest for the OSA PB-2-4 non-lethal pistol.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:57 AM

 

Army of Russia will test the first drone United 40 made in United Arab Emirates
 

Russian army will test the first drone United 40 has announced the CEO of the Company ADCOM Ali Al- Dhaheri. The United 40 is a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle designed and manufactured in United Arab Emirates to carry out near real-time combat assessment, special and reconnaissance operations and communications relays.

Russian army will test the first drone United 40 has announced the CEO of the Company ADCOM Ali Al- Dhaheri. The United 40 is a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle designed and manufactured in United Arab Emirates to carry out real-time combat assessment, special and reconnaissance operations and communications relays.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:55 AM

 

DRS Technologies to integrate C4InSight system to Chaiseri First Win 4x4 tactical armoured vehicle
 

DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Network and Imaging Systems group and Thailand's Chaiseri Metal & Rubber Co Ltd. have entered into an exclusive teaming agreement to integrate DRS's C4InSight™ mission command capabilities into the new Chaiseri First Win multi-role armored 4x4 tactical vehicle.

DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Network and Imaging Systems group and Thailand's Chaiseri Metal & Rubber Co Ltd. have entered into an exclusive teaming agreement to integrate DRS's C4InSight™ mission command capabilities into the new Chaiseri First Win multi-role armored 4x4 tactical vehicle.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:33 AM

 

Russian armed forces will conducted over 3,500 military exercises of various levels in 2014
 

According to the plans of the Russian defense ministry, over 3,500 military exercises of various levels, including 29 international ones, will be conducted. The largest of these will be "East 2014." Officials with the ministry noted that an important role would be paid to interaction of the Army, Air Force and Navy on the battlefield.

According to the plans of the Russian defense ministry, over 3,500 military exercises of various levels, including 29 international ones, will be conducted. The largest of these will be "East 2014." Officials with the ministry noted that an important role would be paid to interaction of the Army, Air Force and Navy on the battlefield.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:24 AM

 

Israel is expected to finalize a purchase from India for anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles
 

India, long one of the biggest markets for Israel's defense industry, is expected soon to finalize the purchase of the Barak anti-aircraft missile built by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and is reportedly considering the company's Spike ant-tank missile as well.

India, long one of the biggest markets for Israel's defense industry, is expected soon to finalize the purchase of the Barak anti-aircraft missile built by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and is reportedly considering the company's Spike ant-tank missile as well.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 10:48 AM

 

Azerbaijan will increase the military and security cooperation with Turkey
 

The Azerbaijani-Turkish High-Level Military Dialogue group will hold a meeting in Baku on Dec. 18-20, has announced in a statement the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. The meeting will focus on military cooperation between the two countries, said the statement.

The Azerbaijani-Turkish High-Level Military Dialogue group will hold a meeting in Baku on Dec. 18-20, has announced in a statement the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. The meeting will focus on military cooperation between the two countries, said the statement.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 10:22 AM

 

India successfully test-fired home-made Prithvi II nuclear-capable ballistic missile
 

India on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of a user trial by defence forces.

India on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha as part of a user trial by defence forces.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 09:27 AM

 

New generation of Thales Commander Training System enters in service with the French army
 

At an inauguration ceremony, Thales has announced the entry into service of a new-generation Commander Training System for the French Army. The OPOSIA system was ordered by the Direction générale de l'armement (DGA - French defence procurement agency) in order to enable training for combined-arms task forces.

At an inauguration ceremony, Thales has announced the entry into service of a new-generation Commander Training System for the French Army. The OPOSIA system was ordered by the Direction générale de l'armement (DGA - French defence procurement agency) in order to enable training for combined-arms task forces.
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Monday, December 2, 2013 02:09 PM

 

North Korea to build new launch site to push its nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile programs
 

North Korea has resumed construction work on a missile launch site on its northeast coast after a months-long hiatus, part of a renewed push for its nuclear and missile programmes, according to a US think-tank. Recent satellite imagery shows work has resumed on new facilities at the North's Tonghae launch site, the US-Korea Institute of Johns Hopkins University posted on its 38 North website.

North Korea has resumed construction work on a missile launch site on its northeast coast after a months-long hiatus, part of a renewed push for its nuclear and missile programmes, according to a US think-tank. Recent satellite imagery shows work has resumed on new facilities at the North's Tonghae launch site, the US-Korea Institute of Johns Hopkins University posted on its 38 North website.
Monday, December 2, 2013 10:55 AM

 

Ricardo to support and upgrade Mastiff - Ridgback and Wolfhound armored for British Army
 

Ricardo is one of three leading defence companies that have formed an exclusive partnership to bid for the continued support and upgrade of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Mastiff, Ridgback and Wolfhound fleet of Protected Patrol Vehicles (the Mastiff family of vehicles).

Ricardo is one of three leading defence companies that have formed an exclusive partnership to bid for the continued support and upgrade of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Mastiff, Ridgback and Wolfhound fleet of Protected Patrol Vehicles (the Mastiff family of vehicles).
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Monday, December 2, 2013 09:35 AM

 

The Army of China would like to enhance its war capabilities with strong strategic reserve force
 

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to reinforce the party's leadership over the troops, enhance its war capabilities and strive to build a strong strategic reserve force. Xi, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspected the Jinan Military Area Command on Thursday, as part of his visits to Shandong Province in east China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to reinforce the party's leadership over the troops, enhance its war capabilities and strive to build a strong strategic reserve force. Xi, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspected the Jinan Military Area Command on Thursday, as part of his visits to Shandong Province in east China.
Sunday, December 1, 2013 11:32 AM

 

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