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January 2013 Army - Military - Defence & Security Industry News
 
 
 
 

Slovenia meets Chinese Defense Minister to discuss military collaboration
 

Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Jansa met visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie in Ljubljana on Wednesday, January 10, 2013.. During the meeting, Jansa said his country regarded China as its strategic cooperation partner and highly values its cooperation with China on defense and military.

Slovenia's Prime Minister Janez Jansa met visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie in Ljubljana on Wednesday, January 10, 2013.. During the meeting, Jansa said his country regarded China as its strategic cooperation partner and highly values its cooperation with China on defense and military.
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Thursday, January 10, 2013, 08:38 AM

 

General Dynamics awarded $133 million for Abrams M1A2S tank production for Saudi Arabia
 

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $132.7 million for the procurement and production of 69 Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This work is part of a plan by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to upgrade its fleet of tanks.

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded $132.7 million for the procurement and production of 69 Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This work is part of a plan by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to upgrade its fleet of tanks.
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 08:56 AM

 

NATO and Afghan army forces will continue to fight the insurgents during the winter
 

Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition or International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops will continue to press insurgents across the war-hit Afghanistan during the winter, an ISAF spokesman said on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.

Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition or International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops will continue to press insurgents across the war-hit Afghanistan during the winter, an ISAF spokesman said on Tuesday, January 8, 2013.
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 07:52 AM

 

German army began sending of Patriot ground-to-air defence missile system to Turkey
 

Germany began sending Patriot missiles to Turkey on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, as a ship carrying the equipment left the northeastern German seaport Lubeck-Travemunde for Turkey. The ship named "Suecia Seaways," loaded with 300 vehicles and over 130 containers, will arrive at Turkey's Iskenderun Port on Jan. 21, according to a German statement issued on Monday, January 7, 2013.

Germany began sending Patriot missiles to Turkey on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, as a ship carrying the equipment left the northeastern German seaport Lubeck-Travemunde for Turkey. The ship named "Suecia Seaways," loaded with 300 vehicles and over 130 containers, will arrive at Turkey's Iskenderun Port on Jan. 21, according to a German statement issued on Monday, January 7, 2013.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 06:59 AM

 

Thales receives sub-contract from Rheinmetall for "Gladius" German Future Soldier project
 

As part of the "Gladius" project, Thales has received the subcontract from Rheinmetall Defence to manufacture and supply 310 night vision goggles of type Lucie II D and 16 IR modules for 30 combat systems of the "Infantry Soldier of the Future" (IdZ 2). In addition, Thales will supply this highly modern combat gear with 300 UHF radios of type SOLAR 400 EG-E.

As part of the "Gladius" project, Thales has received the subcontract from Rheinmetall Defence to manufacture and supply 310 night vision goggles of type Lucie II D and 16 IR modules for 30 combat systems of the "Infantry Soldier of the Future" (IdZ 2). In addition, Thales will supply this highly modern combat gear with 300 UHF radios of type SOLAR 400 EG-E.
January 8, 2013, 02:19 PM

 

Elbit Systems to supply Israeli Ministry of Defense with long-range observations systems
 

Elbit Systems Ltd.’s (the “Company) subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd. (“Elop”) recently was awarded a contract to supply long-range observation and target acquisition systems to the Israel Ministry of Defense ("IMOD").

Elbit Systems Ltd.’s (the “Company) subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd. (“Elop”) recently was awarded a contract to supply long-range observation and target acquisition systems to the Israel Ministry of Defense ("IMOD").
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January 8, 2013, 01:29 PM

 

Police of Mexico could acquire 40 new armoured vehicles Tiger 4x4 from MDT Armor Company
 

Mexican police will acquire 40 new armored vehicles for a total of $ 5.5 million. The selected armoured vehicle has not yet been unveiled but some local police of Mexico are already using the Tiger 4x4 armored vehicle manufactured by MDT Armor based in United States.

Mexican police will acquire 40 new armored vehicles for a total of $ 5.5 million. The selected armoured vehicle has not yet been unveiled but some local police of Mexico are already using the Tiger 4x4 armored vehicle manufactured by MDT Armor based in United States.
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January 8, 2013, 11:37 AM

 

United States gives 200 M113 tracked armoured vehicles personnel carrier to Lebanon
 

The United States has given 200 M113 tracked armoured personnel carrier vehicles to Lebanon, the Lebanese army said on Monday, January 7, 2013, bolstering forces that have been struggling to deal with sectarian violence inflamed by the war across the border in Syria. The M113 armored personnel carriers (APCs) arrived by ship to Beirut on Sunday, the army said in a statement.

The United States has given 200 M113 tracked armoured personnel carrier vehicles to Lebanon, the Lebanese army said on Monday, January 7, 2013, bolstering forces that have been struggling to deal with sectarian violence inflamed by the war across the border in Syria. The M113 armored personnel carriers (APCs) arrived by ship to Beirut on Sunday, the army said in a statement.
January 8, 2013, 10:31 AM

 

ReconRobotics Announces Strong International Sales to Close the Year
 

ReconRobotics announced that its international headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland, has closed the year with strong sales of micro-robot systems to military and police users in Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Hungary and France, in addition to an unspecified country in the Middle East.

ReconRobotics announced that its international headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland, has closed the year with strong sales of micro-robot systems to military and police users in Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Hungary and France, in addition to an unspecified country in the Middle East.

January 8, 2013, 10:44 AM

 

Russian Defence Minister agrees for production of 10 BMD-4M and 10 BTR-MD airborne armoured
 

The first 10 airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicles BMD-4 will be delivered to the Airborne troops of Russian army for the second half of 2013, has announced in December 2012, the Airborne troops commander, General Colonel Vladimir Shamanov. The Russian Defence Minister has also agreed the production of 10 BMD-4M and 10 BTR-MD Rakushka for the first half of 2013 for the infantry units of Russian Navy.

The first 10 airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicles BMD-4 will be delivered to the Airborne troops of Russian army for the second half of 2013, has announced in December 2012, the Airborne troops commander, General Colonel Vladimir Shamanov. The Russian Defence Minister has also agreed the production of 10 BMD-4M and 10 BTR-MD Rakushka for the first half of 2013 for the infantry units of Russian Navy. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 09:44 AM

 

Russia will start building of new radar stations of Voronezh class in three regions for 2013
 

Russia will start building new radar stations of the Voronezh class in three regions this year, spokesman for Russia’s Space Forces Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Sunday, January 6, 2013. “The construction of new radar stations of the Voronezh class will start in [east Siberia's] Krasnoyarsk Territory and in [south Siberia’s] Altai Republic and in the Orenburg region [central Russia],” Zolotukhin said.

Russia will start building new radar stations of the Voronezh class in three regions this year, spokesman for Russia’s Space Forces Col. Alexei Zolotukhin said on Sunday, January 6, 2013. “The construction of new radar stations of the Voronezh class will start in [east Siberia's] Krasnoyarsk Territory and in [south Siberia’s] Altai Republic and in the Orenburg region [central Russia],” Zolotukhin said.
Monday, January 7, 2013, 01:47 PM

 

Russian army will conduct in April tests of Ratnik Future Soldier uniforms and equipment
 

Russia will conduct in April state tests of military equipment sets Ratnik, nicknamed “future soldier uniforms,” Defense Ministry ground forces spokesman Lt. Col. Nikolai Donyushkin said on Sunday, January 6, 2013.

Russia will conduct in April state tests of military equipment sets Ratnik, nicknamed “future soldier uniforms,” Defense Ministry ground forces spokesman Lt. Col. Nikolai Donyushkin said on Sunday, January 6, 2013.
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Monday, January 7, 2013, 01:36 PM

 

Elbit Systems to supply the Israeli Ministry of Defense with Cardom 120mm mortar artillery system
 

Elbit Systems Ltd.’s (the “Company”) subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd., was recently awarded a contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (“IMOD”) to supply Cardom artillery systems (known in the Israel Defense Forces as "Keshet").

Elbit Systems Ltd.’s (the “Company”) subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd., was recently awarded a contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (“IMOD”) to supply Cardom artillery systems (known in the Israel Defense Forces as "Keshet").
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Monday, January 7, 2013, 10:18 AM

 

Ukraine will deliver its first batch of T-84 Oplot main battle tanks to the Army of Thailand
 

Ukraine will deliver its first batch of T-84 Oplot main battle tanks to the army of Thailand in May, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said, Saturday, January 5, 2012. Under the staggered delivery schedule, five of the tanks will be delivered in May, with another 50 tanks due by the end of 2015, he said. The army has ordered a total of 200 of the T-84 Oplot tanks.

Ukraine will deliver its first batch of T-84 Oplot main battle tanks to the army of Thailand in May, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said, Saturday, January 5, 2012. Under the staggered delivery schedule, five of the tanks will be delivered in May, with another 50 tanks due by the end of 2015, he said. The army has ordered a total of 200 of the T-84 Oplot tanks.
Monday, January 7, 2013, 08:42 AM

 

New armoured vehicles based on Armata universal combat platform at Russian Expo Arms 2013
 

In September 2013, at the defence exhibition Russian Expo Arms (REA) in Nizhny Tagil, many new heavy armoured vehicles will be presented based on the development of a single universal combat platform called "Armata".

In September 2013, at the defence exhibition Russian Expo Arms (REA) in Nizhny Tagil, many new heavy armoured vehicles will be presented based on the development of a single universal combat platform called "Armata".
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Sunday, January 6, 2013, 09:55 AM

 

First United States soldiers have arrived in Turkey to deploy Patriot air defense missile system
 

The first United States troops have arrived at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in support of a NATO plan to deploy six Patriot batteries to defend Turkish airspace from potential missile strikes from neighboring Syria, U.S. European Command announced Friday, January 4, 2013.

The first United States soldiers have arrived at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in support of a NATO plan to deploy six Patriot batteries to defend Turkish airspace from potential missile strikes from neighboring Syria, U.S. European Command announced Friday, January 4, 2013.
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Sunday, January 6, 2013, 08:41 AM

 

Dutch Patriot air defense missile systems to leave for Turkey next monday
 

The Dutch Patriot missile defense systems will leave the Netherlands for Turkey On Jan. 7 to support the NATO operation Anatolian Protector, the Dutch Ministry of Defense confirmed on Friday, January 4, 2013. The Patriot missile defense systems will be boarded for transport on Monday.

The Dutch Patriot missile defense systems will leave the Netherlands for Turkey On Jan. 7 to support the NATO operation Anatolian Protector, the Dutch Ministry of Defense confirmed on Friday, January 4, 2013. The Patriot missile defense systems will be boarded for transport on Monday.
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Saturday, January 5, 2013, 04:10 PM

 

Georgia will continue contribution to ISAF International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan
 

Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Saturday, January 5, 2013, pledged continued contribution to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Ivanishvili made the pledge after attending the funeral for a Georgian soldier who had been found dead after missing for 10 days in Afghanistan in December last year.

Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Saturday, January 5, 2013, pledged continued contribution to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Ivanishvili made the pledge after attending the funeral for a Georgian soldier who had been found dead after missing for 10 days in Afghanistan in December last year.
Saturday, January 5, 2013, 03:18 PM

 

United States has signed a $3.5 billion sale with United Arab Emirates for THAAD missile system
 

The United States has signed a $3.5 billion sale for the delivery of THAAD Theater High Altitude Area Defense missile system to the United Arab Emirates, part of an accelerating military buildup of its friends and allies near Iran.

The United States has signed a $3.5 billion sale for the delivery of THAAD Theater High Altitude Area Defense missile system to the United Arab Emirates, part of an accelerating military buildup of its friends and allies near Iran.
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Friday, January 4, 2013, 11:49 AM

 

United States could keep between 6,000 to 15,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014 withdrawal
 

The United States could keep between 6,000 and 15,000 troops in Afghanistan after the official 2014 NATO withdrawal, say officials familiar with plans submitted to the Pentagon by the current U.S. commander in that country, Gen. John Allen.

The United States could keep between 6,000 and 15,000 troops in Afghanistan after the official 2014 NATO withdrawal, say officials familiar with plans submitted to the Pentagon by the current U.S. commander in that country, Gen. John Allen.
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Friday, January 4, 2013, 09:02 AM

 

Western Military District of Russian army has received more than 2,000 armoured vehicles in 2012
 

In 2012, the Western Military District of the Russian armed forces has received more than 2,000 armoured vehicles including main battle tanks T-72B1, 8x8 armored personnel carrier vehicles BTR-82, BREM-K wheeled armoured recovery vehicle based on the BTR-80 8x8 APC, and multirole tracked armored vehicles MT-LB VMK.

In 2012, the Western Military District of the Russian armed forces has received more than 2,000 armoured vehicles including main battle tanks T-72B1, 8x8 armored personnel carrier vehicles BTR-82, BREM-K wheeled armoured recovery vehicle based on the BTR-80 8x8 APC, and multirole tracked armored vehicles MT-LB VMK.
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Thursday, January 3, 2013, 10:33 AM

 

Belgium selects the Spike missile of EuroSpike to replace its anti-tank missiles Milan
 
The Belgian Minister of Defence approved December 10, 2012, a budget for the purchase of 66 new anti-tank missile systems for an amount of 41 million Euro. This is the German Company Eurospike that won the contract with its anti-tank and anti-fortifications missile Spike Medium-Range (MR). The Belgian Minister of Defence approved December 10, 2012, a budget for the purchase of 66 new anti-tank missile systems for an amount of 41 million Euro. This is the German Company Eurospike that won the contract with its anti-tank and anti-fortifications missile Spike Medium-Range (MR).

Thursday, January 3, 2013, 07:00 AM
 

Iran testing subsystems of Bavar 373 local-made S-300 air defence missile system
 

Senior military officials announced on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, that Iran is now testing the subsystems of Bavar (Belief) 373 missile defense system - the Iranian version of the sophisticated S-300 long-range air-defense missile system.

Senior military officials announced on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, that Iran is now testing the subsystems of Bavar (Belief) 373 missile defense system - the Iranian version of the sophisticated S-300 long-range air-defense missile system.
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 10:21 AM

 

U.S Army Field Support Brigade completes M1114 Humvee transfer to Afghan National Army
 

A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade of U.S. Army came to an end, Nov. 12, when AFSBn-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army, under a Foreign Military Sales case. The 49 vehicles were the last of more than 950 vehicles that were involved in the program that lasted about two and one-half years.

A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade of U.S. Army came to an end, Nov. 12, when AFSBn-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army, under a Foreign Military Sales case. The 49 vehicles were the last of more than 950 vehicles that were involved in the program that lasted about two and one-half years.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 03:06 PM

 

Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013
 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2012. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013 to you and your family.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2012. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2013 to you and your family.
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Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 02:40 PM

 

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