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January 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 
 
 

United States to deploy additional 800 soldiers with M1A2 tanks and Bradley AIFV in South Korea
 

The United States is to deploy more troops and heavy tanks in South Korea as part of a military rebalance at a time of raised tensions on the Korean peninsula. A total, of 800 soldiers, forty M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks and forty Bradley fighting vehicles will be deployed to South Korea.

The United States is to deploy more troops and heavy tanks in South Korea as part of a military rebalance at a time of raised tensions on the Korean peninsula. A total, of 800 soldiers, forty M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks and forty Bradley fighting vehicles will be deployed to South Korea.
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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 09:28 AM

 

United States to speed the delivery of ScanEagle UAV and Hellfire missile to Iraq
 

The United States is speeding delivery of ScanEagle UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Iraq purchased under the foreign military sales program to help in tracking and thwarting al-Qaida-affiliated groups, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday, January 7, 2013.

The United States is speeding delivery of ScanEagle UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Iraq purchased under the foreign military sales program to help in tracking and thwarting al-Qaida-affiliated groups, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday, January 7, 2013.
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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 08:20 AM

 

Army Recognition launches today its Defense & Security Web TV channel website
 

Army Recognition is proud to announce the launch of its new Website http://www.DefenseWebTV.com. For the first time on the Internet, Army Recognition will provide a Defense & Security channel with video dedicated for the Defense and Security Industry.

Army Recognition is proud to announce the launch of its new Website http://www.DefenseWebTV.com. For the first time on the Internet, Army Recognition will provide a Defense & Security channel with video dedicated for the Defense and Security Industry.
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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 01:26 PM

 

Japan is looking to develop an engine for main battle tank in collaboration with Turkey
 

The Japanese government is looking to ink a deal on a joint development of tank engines with Turkey taking advantage of the easing of arms embargo rules which started in 2011, this according to government sources close to the issue on Saturday, January 4, 2013. Turkey is reportedly interested in engine technology used in the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s (GSDF) Type 10 tank, according to the same sources.

The Japanese government is looking to ink a deal on a joint development of tank engines with Turkey taking advantage of the easing of arms embargo rules which started in 2011, this according to government sources close to the issue on Saturday, January 4, 2013. Turkey is reportedly interested in engine technology used in the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s (GSDF) Type 10 tank, according to the same sources. Tuesday, January 7, 2014 10:07 AM

 

India successfully test-fired its local-made Prithvi-II nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missile
 

India on Tuesday, January 7, 2013, test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here.

India on Tuesday, January 7, 2013, test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here.
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Tuesday, January 7, 2014 08:29 AM

 

First Dutch soldiers are deployed to Mali to prepare camp for the other 380 soldiers of Netherlands
 

The first dispatch of Dutch soldiers to go to Mali will depart from Schiphol on Monday, the Dutch Ministry of Defence announced in a press release on Friday, January 3, 2013. The group consists of 14 soldiers. Their main task is to build a Dutch camp and to ensure that logistics, infrastructure and equipment are ready at the time that the other soldiers arrive in March, the statement said.

The first dispatch of Dutch soldiers to go to Mali will depart from Schiphol on Monday, the Dutch Ministry of Defence announced in a press release on Friday, January 3, 2013. The group consists of 14 soldiers. Their main task is to build a Dutch camp and to ensure that logistics, infrastructure and equipment are ready at the time that the other soldiers arrive in March, the statement said.
Monday, January 6, 2014 09:42 AM

 

Canada would like to develop the export of Canadian-made guns and military equipment
 

The end of Canadian combat operations in Afghanistan and deep cuts to defence budgets in the United States and other allied nations are driving the federal government to look to developing countries as potential buyers of Canadian-made guns and military equipment.

The end of Canadian combat operations in Afghanistan and deep cuts to defence budgets in the United States and other allied nations are driving the federal government to look to developing countries as potential buyers of Canadian-made guns and military equipment.
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Monday, January 6, 2014 08:33 AM

 

UN peacekeeping mission UNMISS in South Sudan to be reinforced by more troops
 

The security situation in South Sudan remains “fluid”, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country today said, confirming that it is sending reinforcements to areas affected by the current fighting between pro- and anti-Government troops, particularly Bor, Malakal, Bentiu and Juba.

The security situation in South Sudan remains “fluid”, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country today said, confirming that it is sending reinforcements to areas affected by the current fighting between pro- and anti-Government troops, particularly Bor, Malakal, Bentiu and Juba.
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Sunday, January 5, 2014 01:00 PM

 

Taiwan looks always to acquire 200 used M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks from United States
 

There is no formal Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) request published yet, but Taiwan looks always to acquire 200 used M1A2 main battle tanks from United States. As the US military pulls out of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is reportedly seeking to sell some of the weapons used in those conflicts to its allies — and Taiwan is studying the possibility of acquiring M1 Abrams main battle tanks.

There is no formal Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) request published yet, but Taiwan looks always to acquire 200 used M1A2 main battle tanks from United States. As the US military pulls out of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is reportedly seeking to sell some of the weapons used in those conflicts to its allies — and Taiwan is studying the possibility of acquiring M1 Abrams main battle tanks.
Sunday, January 5, 2014 11:49 AM

 

Poland changes the structure of its armed forces to response to the threats to Poland's security
 

Poland on Thursday, January 2, 2013, officially changed the way organising its military forces, launching the General Command of All Armed Forces to replace the separate commands of various military forces, local press reported.

Poland on Thursday, January 2, 2013, officially changed the way organising its military forces, launching the General Command of All Armed Forces to replace the separate commands of various military forces, local press reported.
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Sunday, January 5, 2014 10:49 AM

 

Third battery of Tor-M2 air defense missile system enters in service with the Belarus army
 

The third battery of air defense missile systems Tor-M2 was put into service by the 120th air defense missile brigade of the Western Operative and Tactical Command of the Air Defense and Air Force of Belarus on January 4, 2013.

The third battery of air defense missile systems Tor-M2 was put into service by the 120th air defense missile brigade of the Western Operative and Tactical Command of the Air Defense and Air Force of Belarus on January 4, 2013.
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Saturday, January 4, 2014 01:29 PM

 

Israel and United States successfully test-fired Arrow 3 advanced anti-ballistic missile
 

The missile defense agencies of Israel and the United States carried out a second test of the advanced Arrow 3 antiballistic missile system over the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, December 3, 2014, Israel’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.

The missile defense agencies of Israel and the United States carried out a second test of the advanced Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system over the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, December 3, 2014, Israel’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.
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Saturday, January 4, 2014 10:55 AM

 

Russia plans to be equipped with new armoured Armata - Kurganets-25 and Boomerang from 2016
 

The Russian army ground forces plan to renew 70% of its fleet with new armoured and main battle tanks for 2020, said the spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major Kiril Kiselev. He added that Russia will acquire the new main battle tank Armata, the wheeled armoured Boomerang and the new infantry fighting vehicle Kurganets-25.

The Russian army ground forces plan to renew 70% of its fleet with new armoured and main battle tanks for 2020, said the spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major Kiril Kiselev. He added that Russia will acquire the new main battle tank Armata, the wheeled armoured Boomerang and the new infantry fighting vehicle Kurganets-25.
Friday, January 3, 2014 09:15 AM

 

Turkey to start the delivery of T-155 Firtina 155mm self-propelled howitzer to Azerbaijan in 2014
 

Turkey will start delivering T-155 Firtina (Storm) self-propelled howitzers ordered by Azerbaijan next year, Turkey’s Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation. The T-155 Firtina is the Turkish-made of the K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzer by Samsung Techwin.

Turkey will start delivering T-155 Firtina (Storm) self-propelled howitzers ordered by Azerbaijan next year, Turkey’s Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation. The T-155 Firtina is the Turkish-made of the K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzer by Samsung Techwin.
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Thursday, January 2, 2013 11:57 AM

 

China Army plans to merge its 7 military regions into two districts to better coordinate all the forces
 

China plans to merge four of its seven military regions into two districts to better coordinate the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Second Artillery Corps in a future combat environment, reports the Tokyo-based Yomiuri Shimbun, citing a source from the People's Liberation Army.

China army plans to merge four of its seven military regions into two districts to better coordinate the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Second Artillery Corps in a future combat environment, reports the Tokyo-based Yomiuri Shimbun, citing a source from the People's Liberation Army.
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Thursday, January 2, 2014 11:02 AM

 

Pakistani army would like to modernize the Corps of Artillery to prepare future threat
 

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif of the Pakistani Army on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, said that our country would do all that was possible to modernise the Corps of Artillery as part of its overall drive to prepare for the future threat. He made these remarks during his visit to the regimental centre of the Corps of Artillery at Attock, on the occasion of annual commanding officers conference.

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif of the Pakistani Army on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, said that our country would do all that was possible to modernise the Corps of Artillery as part of its overall drive to prepare for the future threat. He made these remarks during his visit to the regimental centre of the Corps of Artillery at Attock, on the occasion of annual commanding officers conference.
Thursday, January 2, 2014 09:45 AM

 

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