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July 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Iranian Army has taken delivery of new ballistic missiles Naziat-10 and rocket launcher Fajr-5
 

Commander of Ground Forces of the Iranian army, Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan, announced on Sunday, July 21, 2013, that the army has inducted the "Naziat-10" and "Fajr-5" missiles. Both missiles were successfully test-fired in March.

Commander of Ground Forces of the Iranian army, Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan, announced on Sunday, July 21, 2013, that the army has inducted the "Naziat-10" and "Fajr-5" missiles. Both missiles were successfully test-fired in March.
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Monday, July 22, 2013 11:39 AM

 

Russian army will soon be equipped with new Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile armoured vehicle
 

The Russian army will soon be equipped with a new state-of-the-art Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile system, which is equipped to engage heavily armoured targets day or night in zero visibility and under all weather conditions.

The Russian army will soon be equipped with a new state-of-the-art Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile system, which is equipped to engage heavily armoured targets day or night in zero visibility and under all weather conditions.
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Friday, July 19, 2013 03:26 PM

 

Latest version of Indian-made main battle tank Arjun Mark II ready for final trials
 

The fully integrated modified version of India's Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun Mark II would go for final trials in the first week of August in Rajasthan. Though trials of the updated version are presently on in Rajasthan, the fully integrated tanks would be sent for final trials by the Indian Army by August.

The fully integrated modified version of India's Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun Mark II would go for final trials in the first week of August in Rajasthan. Though trials of the updated version are presently on in Rajasthan, the fully integrated tanks would be sent for final trials by the Indian Army by August.
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Friday, July 19, 2013 11:05 AM

 

China and Switzerland to discuss military exchanges and cooperation
 

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Swiss President Ueli Maurer on Thursday to discuss improving cooperation between the two countries' militaries. Chang, also a state councilor, said that with China and Switzerland maintaining high-level military contacts, institutionalized exchanges and specific cooperation between the two militaries have developed smoothly.

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Swiss President Ueli Maurer on Thursday to discuss improving cooperation between the two countries' militaries. Chang, also a state councilor, said that with China and Switzerland maintaining high-level military contacts, institutionalized exchanges and specific cooperation between the two militaries have developed smoothly.
Friday, July 19, 2013 05:53 AM

 

United States is considering using military force in Syria
 

President Barack Obama is considering using military force in Syria, and the Pentagon has prepared various scenarios for possible United States intervention. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Obama administration is deliberating whether or not it should use the brute of the US military in Syria during a Thursday morning Senate hearing.

President Barack Obama is considering using military force in Syria, and the Pentagon has prepared various scenarios for possible United States intervention. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Obama administration is deliberating whether or not it should use the brute of the US military in Syria during a Thursday morning Senate hearing.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 06:39 PM

 

Russia could purchase UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle United 40 Block 5 from United Arab Emirates
 

The Russian military is planning to purchase aerial drones in the United Arab Emirates, a defense industry source said Wednesday, July 18, 2013. “We are talking about at least two United 40 Block 5 models developed by the company ADCOM Systems,” the source, who preferred to remain anonymous, told RIA Novosti.

The Russian military is planning to purchase aerial drones in the United Arab Emirates, a defense industry source said Wednesday, July 18, 2013. “We are talking about at least two United 40 Block 5 models developed by the company ADCOM Systems,” the source, who preferred to remain anonymous, told RIA Novosti.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:52 AM

 

Vietnam will buy the Belarus-made surveillance radar Vostok E able to detect stealth fighter
 

Before the J-20, China's first stealth fighter, enters service with the PLA Air Force, Vietnam will purchase the Vostok E 2-Dimensional Metric Band Surveillance Radar from Belarus with the ability to detect and attack stealth aircraft, reports the Military Analysis based in Moscow.

Before the J-20, China's first stealth fighter, enters service with the PLA Air Force, Vietnam will purchase the Vostok E 2-Dimensional Metric Band Surveillance Radar from Belarus with the ability to detect and attack stealth aircraft, reports the Military Analysis based in Moscow.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 09:27 AM

 

Chinese Army has unveiled a competition for Special Operations Forces
 

The competition of land subjects of the Special Operation Forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was officially unveiled on July 16, 2013 at the Zhurihe Combined Tactics Training Base of the Beijing Military Area Command (MAC) of the PLA.

The competition of land subjects of the Special Operation Forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was officially unveiled on July 16, 2013 at the Zhurihe Combined Tactics Training Base of the Beijing Military Area Command (MAC) of the PLA.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013 03:51 PM

 

Raytheon UK launches new Improvised Explosive Device IED detection system SOTERIA
 

Raytheon UK has launched a new Stand-Off Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Confirmation Technology, known as Soteria, as a vehicle mounted system. The underlying technology has been developed in the UK alongside Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, a spin out company of Loughborough University.

Raytheon UK has launched a new Stand-Off Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Confirmation Technology, known as Soteria, as a vehicle mounted system. The underlying technology has been developed in the UK alongside Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, a spin out company of Loughborough University.
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013 09:55 AM

 

Cuba has send Soviet weapons to North Korea including anti-aircraft batteries and missiles
 

Cuba has said a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama was loaded at one of its ports with 240 tons of "obsolete defensive weaponry". The Cuban foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, that the Soviet-era weapons were being sent to North Korea for repair and included two anti-aircraft batteries, nine disassembled rockets, and two MiG-21 aircraft.

Cuba has said a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama was loaded at one of its ports with 240 tons of "obsolete defensive weaponry". The Cuban foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, that the Soviet-era weapons were being sent to North Korea for repair and included two anti-aircraft batteries, nine disassembled rockets, and two MiG-21 aircraft.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 09:07 AM

 

Israeli army is planning to sell second-hands Merkava main battle tanks and F-16 fighter aircraft
 

Israel's military is planning to hold a bargain basement sale of aircraft, tanks and navy missile ships that are being made redundant under a revolutionary, multiyear program to restructure the Jewish state's armed forces to meet new challenges.

Israel's military is planning to hold a bargain basement sale of aircraft, tanks and navy missile ships that are being made redundant under a revolutionary, multiyear program to restructure the Jewish state's armed forces to meet new challenges.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 11:19 AM

 

Australian army starts biennal military training exercise Talisman Saber 2013
 

Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 has commenced, with more than 28,000 soldiers, sailors, air men and women taking to the sea, land and sky in northern Australia. Talisman Saber is a biennial training activity jointly sponsored by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Operations Command and the US Pacific Command to train the United States 7th Fleet and Australian Deployable Joint Headquarters staffs as a designated Combined Task Force.

Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 has commenced, with more than 28,000 soldiers, sailors, air men and women taking to the sea, land and sky in northern Australia. Talisman Saber is a biennial training activity jointly sponsored by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Operations Command and the US Pacific Command to train the United States 7th Fleet and Australian Deployable Joint Headquarters staffs as a designated Combined Task Force. Tuesday, July 16, 2013 09:24 AM

 

Swiss armed forces take delivery of Tralis and Trakker heavy trucks from IVECO Defence Vehicles
 

Iveco Defence Vehicles announced that 14 variants of the “New Generation Vehicles” programme were symbolically handed over from armasuisse to the Swiss Armed Forces Logistics Organisation (LBA). The hand-over ceremony was held at the Arms square of the Swiss Army in Thun and was attended by military representatives and industrial partners.

Iveco Defence Vehicles announced that 14 variants of the “New Generation Vehicles” programme were symbolically handed over from armasuisse to the Swiss Armed Forces Logistics Organisation (LBA). The hand-over ceremony was held at the Arms square of the Swiss Army in Thun and was attended by military representatives and industrial partners.
Monday, July 15, 2013 10:37 AM

 

General Dynamics in talks to deliver M1A2 Abrams tanks to Saudi Arabia in place of Leopard 2
 

U.S. defence firm General Dynamics is in talks to deliver M1A2 Abrams mauin battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, beating out German rival Krauss-Maffei Wegmann with its Leopard 2 tan,k for the lucrative deal, a German newspaper reported.

U.S. defence firm General Dynamics is in talks to deliver M1A2 Abrams mauin battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, beating out German rival Krauss-Maffei Wegmann with its Leopard 2 tank for the lucrative deal, a German newspaper reported.
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Monday, July 15, 2013 10:17 AM

 

Army of Russia starts biggest military exercise since Soviet time with a total of 160,000 soldiers
 

A total of 160,000 servicemen, 1,000 tanks, 130 planes and 70 ships are taking part in Russia’s biggest military drill since Soviet times. The war games will continue in the country’s Far East until July 20. The maneuvers are the latest in series of surprise military checks which performed by Russia, in an effort to reveal and oust flaws in the country’s defense program.

A total of 160,000 servicemen, 1,000 tanks, 130 planes and 70 ships are taking part in Russia’s biggest military drill since Soviet times. The war games will continue in the country’s Far East until July 20. The maneuvers are the latest in series of surprise military checks which performed by Russia, in an effort to reveal and oust flaws in the country’s defense program.
Monday, July 15, 2013 09:39 AM

 

Successful test-fired by Israel of a new long-range ballistic missile
 

The Israeli military has test-fired a new long-range ballistic missile reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear, chemical or biological warhead, Friday, July 12, 2013. Israeli media, citing analysts, said the test was very likely related to Israel's Jericho ballistic missile system.

The Israeli military has test-fired a new long-range ballistic missile reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear, chemical or biological warhead, Friday, July 12, 2013. Israeli media, citing analysts, said the test was very likely related to Israel's Jericho ballistic missile system.
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Saturday, July 13 2013 11:38 AM

 

Serbian Armed Forces have received 20 medical utility vehicles from the Republic of China
 

First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Aleksandar Vucic attended the handover of 20 medical utility vehicles that were donated by the People's Republic of China to the Serbian Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Chinese

First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Aleksandar Vucic attended the handover of 20 medical utility vehicles that were donated by the People's Republic of China to the Serbian Ministry of Defence and the Serbian Armed Forces.
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Saturday, July 13 2013 11:02 AM

 

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