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July 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Brunei selects Eurocopter EC725 and Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk for its support helicopter programme
 
Brunei has shortlisted the Eurocopter EC725 and Sikorksy S-70i Black Hawk for its support helicopter programme. The defence ministry said two other candidates have been eliminated from the competition - the AgustaWestland AW139 and Bell 412.

Brunei has shortlisted the Eurocopter EC725 and Sikorksy S-70i Black Hawk for its support helicopter programme. The defence ministry said two other candidates have been eliminated from the competition - the AgustaWestland AW139 and Bell 412.
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Saturday, July 23, 2011 11:16 AM

 

The British Royal Navy maintains the pressure on the military forces of Kadhafi in Libya
 
Three days and nights of fire and steel saw Royal Navy sailors and aircrew heavily in action as a succession of blows was delivered to the Gaddafi regime. British Royal Navy HMS Iron Duke lit the way for Allied jets to take out regime rocket positions near Zlitan, while her high explosive shells silenced a gun battery outside the besieged city of Misrata, Libya.

Three days and nights of fire and steel saw Royal Navy sailors and aircrew heavily in action as a succession of blows was delivered to the Gaddafi regime. British Royal Navy HMS Iron Duke lit the way for Allied jets to take out regime rocket positions near Zlitan, while her high explosive shells silenced a gun battery outside the besieged city of Misrata, Libya.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 10:13 AM

 

First Euro Hawk UAS Unmanned Aircraft System successfully touched down in Germany
 
EURO HAWK®, the first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), signals intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft system based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk produced by Northrop Grumman for the German Bundeswehr, successfully touched down in Manching, Germany, July 21, 2011.

EURO HAWK®, the first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), signals intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft system based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk produced by Northrop Grumman for the German Bundeswehr, successfully touched down in Manching, Germany, July 21, 2011.
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Saturday, July 23, 2011 08:25 AM

 

India successfully test-fired of its new short range surface-to-surface Prahaar missile
 
DRDO Defence Company of India successfully flight tested its latest surface to surface missile Prahaar at 08.20 A.M on 21st July 2011 from Launch Complex III, off Chandipur Coast, ITR, Balasore, Orissa. The missile with a range of 150 km, comparable to ATACMS Missile of United States of America, fills the vital gap between Multi Barrel Rockets and Medium range Ballistic Missiles.

DRDO Defence Company of India successfully flight tested its latest surface to surface missile Prahaar at 08.20 A.M on 21st July 2011 from Launch Complex III, off Chandipur Coast, ITR, Balasore, Orissa. The missile with a range of 150 km, comparable to ATACMS Missile of United States of America, fills the vital gap between Multi Barrel Rockets and Medium range Ballistic Missiles.
Friday, July 22, 2011 03:51 PM

 

US spy drone would have been shot down by Iran during a flight near a nuclear enrichment plant
 
Member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ali Aqazadeh Dafsari said on Tuesday that an American unmanned spy drone was shot down near the Fordo nuclear enrichment plant in Qom province by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)'s Air Defense units.

Member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ali Aqazadeh Dafsari said on Tuesday that an American unmanned spy drone was shot down near the Fordo nuclear enrichment plant in Qom province by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)'s Air Defense units.
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Friday, July 22, 2011 03:11 PM

 

Dassault Aviation in cooperation with Israeli Company IAI will provide new drone for French Army
 
During a meeting of the Ministerial Investment Committee, Gerard Longuet, Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, decided to open talks with civil and military aviation company Dassault Aviation for it to design variants of an Israeli-made medium-altitude, long endurance unmanned drones for use by the French military, starting in 2014.

During a meeting of the Ministerial Investment Committee, Gerard Longuet, Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, decided to open talks with civil and military aviation company Dassault Aviation for it to design variants of an Israeli-made medium-altitude, long endurance unmanned drones for use by the French military, starting in 2014.
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Friday, July 22, 2011 09:30 AM

 

Russia and United Kingdom are planning to expand their bilateral military cooperation
 
Russia and United Kingdom are planning to expand significantly their bilateral military cooperation after a long period of strained relations between the two militaries, chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said on Tuesday, July 19, 2011.

Russia and United Kingdom are planning to expand significantly their bilateral military cooperation after a long period of strained relations between the two militaries, chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said on Tuesday, July 19, 2011.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011 08:40 AM

 

Libyan rebels are fighting Muammar Gaddafi forces in Brega
 
Libyan Rebel forces have been advancing on Brega for several days despite heavy artillery fire from government troops holding the town. Video of July 14th, 2011 show that the rebels troops rebels start to be organized like a real army.

Libyan Rebel forces have been advancing on Brega for several days despite heavy artillery fire from government troops holding the town. Video of July 14th, 2011 show that the rebels troops rebel's start to be organized like a real army.
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Monday, July 18, 2011 10:28 AM

 

Azerbaijan and Turkey start the production of field-kitchens for the army
 
The company and the Defense Industry Ministry’s “Cihaz” Production Union are jointly working on production of 4 types of field-kitchens. At the same time the water purifiers are being produced for the army within the cooperation.

The company and the Defense Industry Ministry’s “Cihaz” Production Union are jointly working on production of 4 types of field-kitchens. At the same time the water purifiers are being produced for the army within the cooperation.
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Sunday, July 17, 2011 11:31 AM

 

French President has announced that france will pull out at least 1,000 troops from Afghanistan
 
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced that his country will pull out at least 1,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year. His announcement came Tuesday during his visit to the war-hit nation.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced that his country will pull out at least 1,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year. His announcement came Tuesday during his visit to the war-hit nation.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:24 AM

 

The optimized version of Iranian S-200 surface-to-air missile has stunned Russian experts
 
A senior Iranian military commander said that the country's experts have been able to optimize the Russian-made S-200 anti-aircraft missile system so well that the Iranian version of the system has stunned Russian experts.

A senior Iranian military commander said that the country's experts have been able to optimize the Russian-made S-200 anti-aircraft missile system so well that the Iranian version of the system has stunned Russian experts.
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Wednesday, July 13, 2011 09:54 AM

 

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