July 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Russian armed forces to receive new Almaz-Antey S-500 air defense missile systems in 2019
 
The Russian Company Almaz-Antey Concern will begin series deliveries of the S-500 air defense missile system to the Russian armed forces in 2019, writes the online media outlet Free Press citing Alexander Vedrov, Deputy CEO of the Concern for Production and Technology Policy.
The Russian Company Almaz-Antey Concern will begin series deliveries of the S-500 air defense missile system to the Russian armed forces in 2019, writes the online media outlet Free Press citing Alexander Vedrov, Deputy CEO of the Concern for Production and Technology Policy.
 

Rohde & Schwarz to equip the German Federal Armed Forces' vehicles with radio systems
 
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The Munich-based electronics company Rohde & Schwarz has been awarded a contract from the German Federal Ministry of Defense (BMVg) to equip initially 50 command vehicles with the joint radio system of the German Armed Forces, also known as SVFuA. The SVFuA is an advance measure in the "Mobile Tactical Communications" (MoTaKo) program for digitizing tactical communications within the German Armed Forces
 

THAAD System Intercepts Target in Major Missile Defense Flight Test
 
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The Lockheed Martin built Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system successfully intercepted a target today in a missile defense test led by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency with critical support provided by the U.S. Army.
 

Romania could purchase 7 Patriot PAC-3 air defense missile systems from United States
 
The United States has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Romania for Patriot air defense systems, related support and equipment. The estimated cost is $3.9 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 10, 2017.
The United States has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Romania for Patriot air defense systems, related support and equipment. The estimated cost is $3.9 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 10, 2017.
 

 

US Army awards Saab and Lockheed Martin contract for training system
 
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Defense and Security company Saab in cooperation with Lockheed Martin are awarded a contract for training system to the U.S. Army. The order value for Saabs part of the contract is approximately MSEK 100 (11.8 M$) with deliveries taking place between 2017 and 2018. The order is booked as order intake for the second quarter of 2017.
 

United Kingdom to purchase Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV)
 
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The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and accessories. The estimated cost is $1.035 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today (July 10).
 

Scania to produces new trucks for Dutch army
 
Netherlands defense ministry announced they will replace their 4 and 10 tons trucks which are their logistic backbone since the '80s. Scania, bus and trucks manufacturer, has been appointed to do the job.
Netherlands defense ministry announced they will replace their 4 and 10 tons trucks which are their logistic backbone since the '80s. Scania, bus and trucks manufacturer, has been appointed to do the job.
 

United States plans to perform a new firing test with THAAD air defense missile system
 
The United States Department Missile Defense Agency plans to perform a new test of its THAAD air defense missile system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the next few days, according to Reuters press agency, Friday 7, 2017.
The United States Department Missile Defense Agency plans to perform a new test of its THAAD air defense missile system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the next few days, according to Reuters press agency, Friday 7, 2017.
 

Company EID signed contract worth €7,5M with Portugese MoD for PRC-525 radios
 
Cohort company EID has finalised and signed a 7.5 million Euro contract with the Portuguese Ministry of Defence to provide software-defined digital multiband, multirole, and multimode tactical PRC-525 radio systems for the Portuguese Army. Deliveries will take place between 2017 and 2023.
Cohort company EID has finalised and signed a 7.5 million Euro contract with the Portuguese Ministry of Defence to provide software-defined digital multiband, multirole, and multimode tactical PRC-525 radio systems for the Portuguese Army. Deliveries will take place between 2017 and 2023.
 

United Kingdom has directly trained 5,000 members of Ukraine's Armed Forces
 
United Kingdom has directly trained over 5,000 members of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, 1,000 more than initially targeted, accaording a statement from the British Defence Secretary. The British Defence Secretary made the announcement following a meeting between him and his Ukrainian counterpart, Stepan Poltorak in London, July 5, 2017.
United Kingdom has directly trained over 5,000 members of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, 1,000 more than initially targeted, accaording a statement from the British Defence Secretary. The British Defence Secretary made the announcement following a meeting between him and his Ukrainian counterpart, Stepan Poltorak in London, July 5, 2017.
 

Russian Ground Forces to showcases latest equipment at Army 2017 exhibition
 
The Ground Forces will show the latest hardware at the Army-2017 Forum, which will be held from 22 to 27 August in the Patriot Park near Moscow, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov told reporters.
The Ground Forces will show the latest hardware at the Army-2017 Forum, which will be held from 22 to 27 August in the Patriot Park near Moscow, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov told reporters.
 

Armed Forces of Iran will take delivery of first local-made Karrar main battle tanks in March 2018
 
Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari has announced that the Iranina armed forces will receive soon local-made state-of-the-art main battle tanks “Karrar” fully developed and designed by the defense industry of Iran.
Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari has announced that the Iranina armed forces will receive soon local-made state-of-the-art main battle tanks “Karrar” fully developed and designed by the defense industry of Iran.
 

Iraq has purchased 73 main battle tanks from Russia including T-90S and T-90SK variants
 
The T-90SK tank is designed to provide command and control over subordinate units, facilitate communications with superior commanders, and conduct operations as part of units and subunits.
Iraq has purchased 73 main battle tanks (MBTs) to Russian Company Uralvagonzavod including T-90S MBTs and T-90SK command post for tank battalion unit. Currently Iraqi army uses American-made main battle tank M1A1 Abrams and old Russian-made T-72 and T-55 MBTs.
 

Logistic unit of the Russian Eastern Military District receive new batch of REM-KL recovery vehicles
 
The first batch of advanced REM-KL recovery vehicles based on the Ural-532362 chassis has been delivered to an Eastern Military District logistic support large unit stationed in the Amur Region in Russia’s Far East, the district’s press office said.
The first batch of advanced REM-KL recovery vehicles based on the Ural-532362 chassis has been delivered to an Eastern Military District logistic support large unit stationed in the Amur Region in Russia’s Far East, the district’s press office said.
 

Iran to launch home-made S-300 missile defense system in 2018
 
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Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that the home-made version of the sophisticated Russian S-300 missile defense system, dubbed as Bavar (Belief) 373, will be launched by the next Iranian year (to start on March 21, 2018).
 

Streit Group has launched new Cougar 2 LAMV Light Armoured Multipurpose Vehicle
 
STREIT Group, the world’s largest armored vehicles manufacturing company has launched the Cougar 2, LAMV (Light Armoured Multipurpose Vehicle), a modernized version of the previous model Cougar designed and manufactured by Streit Group.
STREIT Group, one of the world’s largest armored vehicles manufacturing company has launched the Cougar 2, LAMV (Light Armoured Multipurpose Vehicle), a modernized version of the previous model of Cougar 4x4 light armoured vehicle designed and manufactured by Streit Group.
 

 

Poland has signed a contract to buy US Patriot missile system
 
Signed memorandum states that the US government agrees to sell Poland Patriot missile system in the latest configuration, such as the one used by the US Army – said the head of Ministry of Defence Mr. Antoni Macierewicz.
Signed memorandum states that the US government agrees to sell Poland Patriot missile system in the latest configuration, such as the one used by the US Army – said  the head of Ministry of Defence Mr. Antoni Macierewicz.
 

 Russian-made BMPT-72 fire support tracked vehicle has been tested in Syria
 
According the Russian website Russia Beyond The Headlines, the BMPT-72 also called Terminator 2 fire support tracked vehicle has been tested in Syria. On June 27, 2017, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited the Khmeimim Russian base, where the BMP-72 was presented.
According to the Russian website Russia Beyond The Headlines, the BMPT-72 also called Terminator 2 fire support tracked vehicle has been tested in Syria. On June 27, 2017, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited the Khmeimim Russian base, where the BMP-72 was presented.
 

Poland to choose HIMARS launcher solution for its HOMAR programme
 
Head of the Polish Ministry of Defence, Antoni Macierewicz, announced during an interview for TVP Info, that procurement contract concerning the Homar rocket artillery programme, would be, most probably, concluded with the Lockheed Martin company.
Head of the Polish Ministry of Defence, Antoni Macierewicz, announced during an interview for TVP Info, that procurement contract concerning the Homar rocket artillery programme, would be, most probably, concluded with the Lockheed Martin company.
 

Rheinmetall MAN Military vehicles to supply more than 2000 trucks to German army
 
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles has entered a framework agreement with the Bundeswehr to supply over 2,200 state-of-the-art trucks. In embarking on this major project, Rheinmetall will play a leading role in modernizing the German military’s fleet of thousands of logistic vehicles.
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles has entered a framework agreement with the Bundeswehr to supply over 2,200 state-of-the-art trucks. In embarking on this major project, Rheinmetall will play a leading role in modernizing the German military’s fleet of thousands of logistic vehicles.
 

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