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July 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Ukroboronprom to supply modernized T-64 and T-72 main battle tanks to Ukraine National Guard 3107143

Ukroboronprom to supply modernized T-64 and T-72 main battle tanks to Ukraine National Guard
 
On July 26, 2014, Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine visited the first operational brigade of National Guard in the training center located in Novi Petrivtsi. Petro Poroshenko got acquainted with weaponry and military equipment samples, which are to be sent to ATO area.
On July 26, 2014, Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine visited the first operational brigade of National Guard in the training center located in Novi Petrivtsi. Petro Poroshenko got acquainted with weaponry and military equipment samples, which are to be sent to ATO area.
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Thursday, July 31, 2014 07:53 AM
 

Iraq signs a new contract with Russia for the delivery of military equipment including TOS-1A 310714

Iraq signs a new contract with Russia for the delivery of military equipment including TOS-1A
 
According the newspaper "Vedomosti", Iraq has signed a new contract with Russia for the supply of weapons and military equipment for an amount around one billion dollars. An agreement was signed during the visit of the Iraqi Defense Minister, Saadoun al-Dulaimi in Moscow, July 27, 2014.
According the newspaper "Vedomosti", Iraq has signed a new contract with Russia for the supply of weapons and military equipment for an amount around one billion dollars. An agreement was signed during the visit of the Iraqi Defense Minister, Saadoun al-Dulaimi in Moscow, July 27, 2014.
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Thursday, July 31, 2014 00:26 AM
 

Elektrobit has received order from Finnish army for tactical Wireless IP network products 3007143

Elektrobit has received order from Finnish army for tactical Wireless IP network products
 
Elektrobit (EB) has received a purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces for EB Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products. The Finnish Defence Forces have also issued a purchase option, which enables further purchases of the same products.
Elektrobit (EB) has received a purchase order from the Finnish Defence Forces for EB Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products. The Finnish Defence Forces have also issued a purchase option, which enables further purchases of the same products.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:30 AM
 

Javelin Joint Venture Demonstrates Vehicle-Mounted Missile Launch

Javelin Joint Venture Demonstrates Vehicle-Mounted Missile Launch
 
The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
The Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture recently fired a Javelin missile from a remote weapon station integrated onto a wheeled vehicle at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:15 AM
 

British army will send 1,350 troops with main battle tank Challenger 2 in Poland for NATO exercise 3

British army will send 1,350 troops with main battle tank Challenger 2 in Poland for NATO exercise
 
United Kingdom will send an armoured battle group of tanks and 1,350 troops to Poland for NATO war games designed to sure up the alliance’s eastern members against fears of Russian aggression. The British army will deployed more than 350 combat vehicles including 20 Challenger II main battle tanks as part of Exercise Black Eagle in October.
United Kingdom will send an armoured battle group of tanks and 1,350 troops to Poland for NATO war games designed to sure up the alliance’s eastern members against fears of Russian aggression. The British army will deployed more than 350 combat vehicles including 20 Challenger II main battle tanks as part of Exercise Black Eagle in October.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 07:54 AM
 

China could launch the development of new main battle tank using stealth technologies 2907146

China could launch the development of new main battle tank using stealth technologies
 
According to a Chinese military blog, Chinese army could launch the development of new main battle tank (MBT) using stealth technologies. It could be the fourth generation of Chinese MBT incorporates various domestic and western technologies. China has now the ability to develop a tank that rivals the western designs in speed, electronics, fire power and armour.
According to a Chinese military blog, Chinese army could launch the development of new main battle tank (MBT) using stealth technologies. It could be the fourth generation of Chinese MBT incorporates various domestic and western technologies. China has now the ability to develop a tank that rivals the western designs in speed, electronics, fire power and armour.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 04:14 PM
 

Lockheed Martin Completes Successful Operational Flight Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead

Lockheed Martin Completes Successful Operational Flight Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead
 
Lockheed Martin successfully completed all Developmental Test/Operational Test (DT/OT) flight tests for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The DT/OT tests included rockets fired at both mid and long range. All rockets were fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher.
Lockheed Martin successfully completed all Developmental Test/Operational Test (DT/OT) flight tests for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The DT/OT tests included rockets fired at both mid and long range. All rockets were fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:47 PM
 

Japan and France agree the joint development of military equipment and defence cooperation 2907143

Japan and France agree the joint development of military equipment and defence cooperation
 
Japan and France today agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said. Japan’s Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian signed a memorandum of understanding in Tokyo despite Japanese concerns about a planned sale of French warships to Russia.
Japan and France today agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said. Japan’s Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian signed a memorandum of understanding in Tokyo despite Japanese concerns about a planned sale of French warships to Russia.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 02:10 PM
 

India will soon develop new main battle tank with protection against modern ammunition 2907142

India will soon develop new main battle tank with protection against modern ammunition
 
Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE) of India would soon come up with a futuristic battle tank that would trace an incoming missile from the enemy camp and retaliate with its own missile combining passive and active protection systems.
Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE) of India would soon come up with a futuristic battle tank that would trace an incoming missile from the enemy camp and retaliate with its own missile combining passive and active protection systems.
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 01:39 PM
 

Iran to Unveil New Missile and Radar Systems in September

Iran to Unveil New Missile and Radar Systems in September
 
Iran plans to unveil several new missile and radar systems late in September, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday July 28.
Iran plans to unveil several new missile and radar systems late in September, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday July 28.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 02:39 PM
 

MineWolf Systems have supplied MW240 mine clearing device to MINUSMA in Mali 2907142

MineWolf Systems have supplied MW240 mine clearing device to MINUSMA in Mali
 
MineWolf Systems have supplied two Mini MineWolf (MW240) systems to Mali as part of a UN requirement to equip and train two of the MINUSMA peacekeeping mission contingent’s EOD companies to counter the threat of landmines and deal with the ever increasing threat from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
MineWolf Systems have supplied two Mini MineWolf (MW240) systems to Mali as part of a UN requirement to equip and train two of the MINUSMA peacekeeping mission contingent’s EOD companies to counter the threat of landmines and deal with the ever increasing threat from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:59 AM
 

IAI's Green Rock System Became Operational

IAI's Green Rock System Became Operational
 
According to IsraelDefence.com, the mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system supports and assists troops in Gaza to return fire at the source of mortar fire, which have become a significant threat.
According to israeldefense.com, the mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system supports and assists troops in Gaza to return fire at the source of mortar fire, which have become a significant threat.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 12:38 PM
 

CSTO Troops Gather In Kyrgyzstan For Exercises

CSTO Troops Gather In Kyrgyzstan For Exercises
 
Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercises.
Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercises.


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Monday, July 28, 2014 11:53 AM
 

Belarus Company TETRAEDR has delivered T38 Stilet air defense missile systems to Azerbaijan 2807142

Belarus Company TETRAEDR has delivered T38 Stilet air defense missile systems to Azerbaijan
 
The Belarus Defense Company "TETRAEDR" has confirmed the sale of its Air Defense Missile System (ADMS) T38 Stilet to Azerbaijan. TETRAEDR is specialized in the in development and manufacture of advanced radio-electronic weapon systems, development and manufacture of hardware and software used in radar and radio electronic control assets, upgrading of Air Defense Missile Systems.
The Belarus Defense Company "TETRAEDR" has confirmed the sale of its Air Defense Missile System (ADMS) T38 Stilet to Azerbaijan. TETRAEDR is specialized in the in development and manufacture of advanced radio-electronic weapon systems, development and manufacture of hardware and software used in radar and radio electronic control assets, upgrading of Air Defense Missile Systems.
Monday, July 28, 2014 10:53 AM
 

Raytheon Company signed a Letter of Intent with TELDAT to cooperate to Poland's air defense

Raytheon Company signed a Letter of Intent with TELDAT to cooperate to Poland's air defense
 
Raytheon Company signed a Letter of Intent with Poland's TELDAT to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets.
Raytheon Company signed a Letter of Intent with Poland's TELDAT to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 10:48 AM
 

Hamas to negotiate weapons deal with North Korea for the delivery of rockets and missiles 2701141

Hamas to negotiate weapons deal with North Korea for the delivery of rockets and missiles
 
According the "Telegraph" newspaper website, Hamas militants are attempting to negotiate a new weapons deal with North Korea for missiles and communications equipment that will allow them to maintain their offensive against Israel.
According the "Telegraph" newspaper website, Hamas militants are attempting to negotiate a new weapons deal with North Korea for missiles and communications equipment that will allow them to maintain their offensive against Israel.
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Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:22 AM
 

AutoKrAZ could deliver Streit Group Spartan and Cougar 4x4 armoured vehicles to Ukraine Army 2607142

AutoKrAZ could deliver Streit Group Spartan and Cougar 4x4 armoured vehicles to Ukraine Army
 
The Ukrainian Defense Company AutoKrAZ, July 22, 2014, has presented Spartan and Cougar 4x4 armoured vehicles produced locally in partnership with Streit Group, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of security and military vehicles with headquarter based in United Arab Emirates.
The Ukrainian Defense Company AutoKrAZ, July 22, 2014, has presented Spartan and Cougar 4x4 armoured vehicles produced locally in partnership with Streit Group, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of security and military vehicles with headquarter based in United Arab Emirates.
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Saturday, July 26, 2014 01:50 PM
 

China to unveil new personnel carrier variant of the EQ2050 4x4 light tactical vehicle 2607141

China to unveil new personnel carrier variant of the EQ2050 4x4 light tactical vehicle
 
According the website carnewschina.com, Chinese army has unveiled a new variant of the famous Dongfeng EQ2050 Brave Soldier configured in personnel carrier vehicle. The EQ2050 is based on an imported AM General Hummer H1 chassis.
According the website carnewschina.com, Chinese army has unveiled a new variant of the famous Dongfeng EQ2050 Brave Soldier configured in personnel carrier vehicle. The EQ2050 is based on an imported AM General Hummer H1 chassis.
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Saturday, July 26, 2014 09:46 AM
 

NATO to consider the increasing of military personnel and equipment in Poland 2507146

NATO to consider the increasing of military personnel and equipment in Poland
 
NATO is expected to consider supplying a base in Szczecin, Poland, with additional personnel and equipment to help the alliance respond faster to any threat posed by Russia. The measure could be discussed as part of a readiness action plan at NATO’s Wales Summit in September. This could include a review of NATO defense plans, stepping up training and exercises, and appropriate deployments
NATO is expected to consider supplying a base in Szczecin, Poland, with additional personnel and equipment to help the alliance respond faster to any threat posed by Russia. The measure could be discussed as part of a readiness action plan at NATO’s Wales Summit in September. This could include a review of NATO defense plans, stepping up training and exercises, and appropriate deployments
Friday, July 25, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Venezuela plans to buy more military equipment and weapons made in China and Russia 2507146

Venezuela plans to buy more military equipment and weapons made in China and Russia
 
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced July 25, 2014, plans to buy new batches of weapons made in Russia and China to increase the country’s military might.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced July 25, 2014, plans to buy new batches of weapons made in Russia and China to increase the country’s military might.
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Friday, July 25, 2014 11:26 AM
 

New order for Cubic to deliver laser training systems I-MILES TVS for U.S. Army 2507145

New order for Cubic to deliver laser training systems I-MILES TVS for U.S. Army.
 
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was awarded a new order valued at $4.1 million for its Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement Tactical Vehicle Systems (I-MILES TVS) from the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).
Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was awarded a new order valued at $4.1 million for its Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement Tactical Vehicle Systems (I-MILES TVS) from the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).
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Friday, July 25, 2014 11:06 AM
 

MEADS Network Tests Demonstrate Unmatched Plug-And-Fight Missile Defense Capabilities

MEADS Network Tests Demonstrate Unmatched Plug-And-Fight Missile Defense Capabilities
 
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) recently completed a comprehensive system demonstration at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy. The two-week test demonstration included significant first-time events that were observed by several national delegations.
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) recently completed a comprehensive system demonstration at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy. The two-week test demonstration included significant first-time events that were observed by several national delegations.
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Friday, July 25, 2014 10:54 AM
 

Czech government agrees defence cooperation with Rwanda to provide training and armament 2507141

Czech government agrees defence cooperation with Rwanda to provide training and armament
 
The Czech government approved the signing of a defence cooperation agreement with Rwanda, which may open Rwanda's market to Czech armament firms, said the government on its website. The defence agreement also includes cooperation of the training of soldiers and anti-terrorism capabilities, and an exchange of information.
The Czech government approved the signing of a defence cooperation agreement with Rwanda, which may open Rwanda's market to Czech armament firms, said the government on its website. The defence agreement also includes cooperation of the training of soldiers and anti-terrorism capabilities, and an exchange of information.
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Friday, July 25, 2014 09:46 AM
 

General Dynamics Awarded $67Mn by the Peruvian Ministry of Defence for Light Armoured Vehicles

General Dynamics Awarded $67Mn by the Peruvian Ministry of Defence for Light Armoured Vehicles
 
The Peruvian Ministry of Defence has awarded a USD$67 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for 32 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) for the Peruvian Marines. The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown corporation of the Government of Canada.
The Peruvian Ministry of Defence has awarded a USD$67 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for 32 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) for the Peruvian Marines. The contract was signed through the Canadian Commercial Corporation, a Crown corporation of the Government of Canada.
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Friday, July 25, 2014 10:01 AM
 

Russia continues to strengthen its military presence near the border with Ukraine 2407145

Russia continues to strengthen its military presence near the border with Ukraine
 
Russia continues to build up its military presence in close proximity to the border with Ukraine, National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said, on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Russia continues to build up its military presence in close proximity to the border with Ukraine, National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) spokesman Andriy Lysenko has said, on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
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Thursday, July 24, 2014 06:18 PM
 

China has successfully conducted test missile interception with HQ-16A surface-to-air missile system

China has successfully conducted test missile interception with HQ-16A surface-to-air missile system
 
China has announced the success of a missile interception test conducted from land with HQ-16A ground-to-air defense missile system. The test, conducted within its territory late on Wednesday, "achieved the preset goal", according to a statement posted on the website of the Ministry of National Defense. Military authorities provided no other information about the operation.
China has announced the success of a missile interception test conducted from land with HQ-16A ground-to-air defense missile system. The test, conducted within its territory late on Wednesday, "achieved the preset goal", according to a statement posted on the website of the Ministry of National Defense. Military authorities provided no other information about the operation.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:43 AM
 

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