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February 2006
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Eurocorps will conduct an military exercise Brilliant Ledger 2006 at the Training Area Bitche in France.

From 10th to 28th February 2006, EUROCORPS will conduct an military exercise ( Brilliant Ledger 2006 ) at the Training Area Bitche in France. The deployment phase has already started and re-deployment should be completed by 5th March. This exercise nicknamed Brilliant Ledger 2006 is another step in the preparation for the NATO Response Force (NRF). This preparation started last year after EUROCORPS returned from Afghanistan and two exercises were already conducted in 2005. See the photographs report from Army Recognition magazine, Eurocorps NRF Brilliant Ledger 2006 pictures gallery.
14 February 2006

Eurocorps NRF Brilliant Ledger 2006 military exercise pictures gallery Eurocorps NRF Brilliant Ledger 2006 military exercise pictures gallery Eurocorps NRF Brilliant Ledger 2006 military exercise pictures gallery

 

 

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RCWS-30 Remote Controlled Weapon Station has been selected to equip the Czech Pandur IIs.

The Czech Republic's military modernization continues. RAFAEL has now confirmed that its RCWS-30 Remote Controlled Weapon Station has been selected to equip the Czech Pandur IIs, giving APC crews full visual and fire control from inside their vehicles. The pictured system above includes a 30mm ATK Mk.44 cannon, a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun, and two Spike-LR multi-purpose missiles, as well as various thermal sensors, other optics, and defensive systems. The RCWS-30 includes stabilization and auto-tracking for fire-on-the-move capability, plus slaving to any external director. There is a patent pending on the mechanism it uses to fold down for air transport.
07 February 2006

Pandur II with RCWS-30 mm gun picture RCWS-30 Remote Controlled Weapon Station picture
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Netherlands Back Menu
Six FOX NBC reconnaissance vehicles go to the Netherlands – State-of-the-art NBC detection technology from Rheinmetall.

Rheinmetall Landsysteme has just delivered six highly advanced FOX NBC reconnaissance vehicles to the Dutch armed forces. Ordered at the end of 2003, these new FOX vehicles give the NBC reconnaissance units of the Dutch armed forces a NBC detection capability that places them at the global cutting edge. So far, the company has made more than 260 NBC-RS FOX vehicles, nearly half of which are in service with the US armed forces; other NBC-RS FOX user nations include Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. In March 2005, the United Arab Emirates placed an order for 32 systems as well, which will be delivered over the next four years.
07 February 2006

Dutch FOX Fuchs wheeled armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicle picture FOX Fuchs wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicle picture
FOX FUCHS
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Nepal Back Menu
Nepali soldiers with wheeled armoured vehicles WZ 551 keeping guard in the capital Kathmandu.

Nepali soldier sits atop of an armoured vehicle while keeping guard in the capital Kathmandu February 7, 2006. Maoist rebels in Nepal have launched a series of attacks ahead of controversial elections, killing eight people and wrecking a government building near Kathmandu, officials said on Tuesday.
07 February 2006

Nepali WZ 551 wheeled armoured vehicle picture Nepali WZ 551 wheeled armoured vehicle picture
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United Kingdom Back Menu
The british company BAE Land Systems awards FV430-series upgrade contract

The long-awaited contract for the upgrade of the British Army fleet ofFV430-series armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) was finalised in November 2005, with BAE Systems Land Systems being awarded a GBP80 million (USD141 million) contract by the UK Defence Logistics Organisation (DLO) for the upgrade of 500 vehicles.
03 February 2006

British FV-432 ambulance picture British FV-434 Armoured recovery vehicle picture British FV-439 armoured command post vehicle picture
FV 432
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FV 432
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Denmark Back Menu
Denmark orders CV9035 Mk III

BAE Systems Land Systems Hägglunds has won a DDK1.7 billion (USD274.25 million) contract from the Danish Army Materiel Command for 45 CV9035 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for the Danish Army.
03 February 2006

CV-9035 armoured infantry fighting vehicle picture

 

 

Belgium Back Menu
Elbit Systems,Israeli company selected to supply 30 mm unmanned turrets and opto-electronic systems for the Belgian armoured infantry vehicles programm.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT) reported today that it was selected to supply various systems for the Belgian Armored Infantry Vehicle Program. This Program is related to a co-operation between Elbit Systems and the Swiss company Mowag, a part of the General Dynamics European Land Combat Systems Group. Mowag was selected by the Belgian Government to be the prime contractor for the supply of the Piranha III vehicles for the Program. The Program currently covers 138 vehicles out of a potential total of 242 vehicles. Elbit Systems' portion of the Program includes the delivery of 30 mm unmanned turrets and various opto-electronic and electronic sub-systems.
02 February 2006

Mowag Piranha infantry armoured vehicle with Israeli Elbit turret 30 mm gun picture Mowag Piranha infantry armoured vehicle with Israeli Elbit turret 30 mm gun picture

 

 

India Back Menu
India has carried out two successful tests of its Akash missile.

In this picture taken January 2004, an Indian tank equiped with Surface-to-air Akash missiles manoeuvers past Vijay Chowk on Rajpath in New Delhi. India has carried out two successful tests of its Akash missile at an eastern coastal testing range.
01 February 2006

Indian BMP-1 with Akash missile picture

 

 

Netherlands Back Menu
Netherlands Army has totally ordered 74 BvS10 to the Swedish Company BAE Systems Hägglunds.

The Netherland army has totally ordered 74 BvS10 (also delivered to the British Royal Marines under the name of “Viking”). The delivery contains four variants of the BvS10; 46 vehicles for troop carrying, 20 commander vehicles, 4 recovery vehicles and 4 ambulance vehicles. The deliveries will take place during 2006 and 2007. The product name “Viking” will also be adopted by the Dutch Army. The BvS10 is the latest generation of the BAE Systems Hägglunds All Terrain Vehicle family, and is based on more than 25 years experience of articulated all terrain vehicle design and production.
01 February 2006

BVS-10 light armoured personnel carrier vehicle picture BVS-10 light armoured personnel carrier vehicle picture

 

 
 

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