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June 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Company of India Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions unveils a new light armoured vehicle Sherpa 3006113

Company of India Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions unveils a new light armoured vehicle, the Sherpa
 
An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security exhibition, June 20, 2011. Based on the Ford Endeavour SUV, the Sherpa has been developed by Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions Ltd (SLDS) in a joint programme with Ford India.
An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security exhibition, June 20, 2011. Based on the Ford Endeavour SUV, the Sherpa has been developed by Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions Ltd (SLDS) in a joint programme with Ford India.
Thursday , June 30, 2011 07:44 PM
 

Axle Tech General Dynamics subdivision provides suspension system British Foxhound vehicle 3006112

Axle Tech a General Dynamics subdivision provides suspension system for British Foxhound vehicle
 
AxleTech International, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) company, announced today that the company’s St. Etienne, France, facility has delivered the first drivetrain and suspension components to Force Protection Europe, Ltd. (FPE) for the United Kingdom’s new Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) program.
AxleTech International, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) company, announced today that the company’s St. Etienne, France, facility has delivered the first drivetrain and suspension components to Force Protection Europe, Ltd. (FPE) for the United Kingdom’s new Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) program.
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Thursday , June 30, 2011 05:41 PM
 

Iran unveils new home-made long-range radar able to monitor low-altitude satellites 3006111

Iran unveils new home-made long-range radar able to monitor low-altitude satellites
 
Speaking about the latest military equipment and achievements displayed by the IRGC in the recent missile drills, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, "In addition to (underground) missile launching silos, the Qadir radar system which covers areas (maximum) 1,100km in distance and 300km in altitude was put into operation for the first time."
Speaking about the latest military equipment and achievements displayed by the IRGC in the recent missile drills, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, "In addition to (underground) missile launching silos, the Qadir radar system which covers areas (maximum) 1,100km in distance and 300km in altitude was put into operation for the first time."
Thursday , June 30, 2011 04:37 PM
 

New locally produced armoured vehicles Marauder Matador lead Azerbaijan independence parade 2906114

New locally produced armoured vehicles Marauder - Matador lead Azerbaijan independence parade
 
New armoured vehicles Marauder and Matador jointly produced by the Azeri Ministry of Defence Industries and Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence company, have taken pride of place in Azerbaijan's 20th anniversary independence parade, on Sunday 26th June in Azadlig Square, Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
New armoured vehicles Marauder and Matador jointly produced by the Azeri Ministry of Defence Industries and Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence company, have taken pride of place in Azerbaijan's 20th anniversary independence parade, on Sunday 26th June in Azadlig Square, Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
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Wednesday , June 29, 2011 02:25 PM
 

Oshkosh Defense to Showcase M-ATV Tactical Ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition 2906113

Oshkosh Defense to Showcase M-ATV Tactical Ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will feature its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle tactical ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition taking place June 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas.
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will feature its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle tactical ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition taking place June 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas.
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Wednesday , June 29, 2011 01:35 PM
 

France decided to proceed directly parachuting of weapons for the rebel forces in Libya 2906112

France decided to proceed directly parachuting of weapons for the rebel forces in Libya
 
Blocked since a few months in Misrata and in Brega, driven out by the Kaddafi forces of the coastal road which goes in Tunisia, in the West, the Libyan rebels on the other hand progressed these last weeks to the south of Tripoli. They owe it with an action of France remained secret up to now: the parachuting of weapons “in significant amount” to the Berber tribes of this area entered in war against Kaddafi government.
Blocked since a few months in Misrata and in Brega, driven out by the Kaddafi forces of the coastal road which goes in Tunisia, in the West, the Libyan rebels on the other hand progressed these last weeks to the south of Tripoli. They owe it with an action of France which was secret until now: the parachuting of weapons “in significant amount” to the Berber tribes of this area entered in war against Kaddafi government.
Wednesday , June 29, 2011 11:48 AM
 

Danish Company Invisio communication receives first order for Swiss Armed Forces X50 headset 2906111

Danish Company Invisio communication receives its first order for Swiss Armed Forces X50 headset
 
INVISIO (IVSO) has received an order from the Swiss Armed Forces. The order is for INVISIO's communications system X50 with headsets. The order value is approximately SEK 1 m and the products will be delivered during the third quarter 2011.
INVISIO (IVSO) has received an order from the Swiss Armed Forces. The order is for INVISIO's communications system X50 with headsets. The order value is approximately SEK 1 m and the products will be delivered during the third quarter 2011.
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Wednesday , June 29, 2011 09:06 AM
 

United Nations Council approved resolution June 27, 2011 to send 4,200 peacekeepers in Sudan 2806111

United Nations Council approved a resolution June 27, 2011 to send 4,200 peacekeepers in Sudan
 
The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Monday 27, 2011, to send 4,200 peacekeepers to Abyei, Sudan, as part of a recent agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan
The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Monday 27, 2011, to send 4,200 peacekeepers to Abyei, Sudan, as part of a recent agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan.
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011 09:44 AM
 

General Dynamics Awarded $286 Million by U.S. Army to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets 2706114

General Dynamics Awarded $286 Million by U.S. Army to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets
 
General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded a $286 million contract by the U.S. Army for the production of the Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded a $286 million contract by the U.S. Army for the production of the Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
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Monday, June 27, 2011 07:36 PM
 

British armoured vehicles Warrior are now more protected more mobile with TES(H) upgrade kit 2706113

British armoured vehicles Warrior are now more protected an more mobile with TES(H) upgrade kit
 
British Army Warrior vehicles in Afghanistan are now better protected and more mobile thanks to a fast-paced major package of upgrades developed and delivered by BAE Systems. More than 70 of the infantry fighting vehicles Warrior have received a £30m upgrade following a series of orders placed with BAE Systems by the UK Ministry of Defence. Further upgrade kits have also been supplied.
British Army Warrior vehicles in Afghanistan are now better protected and more mobile thanks to a fast-paced major package of upgrades developed and delivered by BAE Systems. More than 70 of the infantry fighting vehicles Warrior have received a £30m upgrade following a series of orders placed with BAE Systems by the UK Ministry of Defence. Further upgrade kits have also been supplied.
Monday , June 27, 2011 06:54 PM
 

Iranian army plans to start today massive missile wargames, codenamed Great Prophet-6 2706111

Iranian army plans to start today massive missile wargames, codenamed Great Prophet-6
 
A senior Iranian commander announced that the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace unit plans to start massive missile wargames on Monday. IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said that the exercises, codenamed Great Prophet-6, are to start on Monday.
A senior Iranian commander announced that the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace unit plans to start massive missile wargames on Monday. IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said that the exercises, codenamed Great Prophet-6, are to start on Monday.
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Monday , June 27, 2011 02:28 PM
 

NATO aircraft struck several key command and control nodes in the area city of Brega Libya 2606111

NATO aircraft struck several key command and control nodes in the area of Brega, Libya
 
This June 24, 2011, NATO struck several key command and control nodes in the vicinity of Brega. Brega has been the scene of significant Qadhafi regime military activity.
This June 24, 2011, NATO struck several key command and control nodes in the vicinity of Brega. Brega has been the scene of significant Qadhafi regime military activity.
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Sunday, June 26, 2011 01:54 PM
 

Two more SAMP-T ground-to-air missile systems are delivery to the French Army air Force 2406111

Two more SAMP-T ground-to-air missile systems are delivery to the French Army air Force
 
The Direction générale de l'armement DGA (Procurement agency of French Army) in March and May handed over two additional Sol-Air de Moyenne Portée Terrestre (medium-range surface-to air systems, ground-based, or SAMP/T) systems to the French army air force, bringing the number of systems it operates to five.
The Direction générale de l'armement DGA (Procurement agency of French Army) in March and May handed over two additional Sol-Air de Moyenne Portée Terrestre (medium-range surface-to air systems, ground-based, or SAMP/T) systems to the French army air force, bringing the number of systems it operates to five.
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Friday, June 24, 2011 11:37 AM
 

British observers on board Swedish Saab 340 aircraft will make flight inspection over Russia 1906113

British observers on board of a Swedish Saab 340 aircraft will make flights inspection over Russia
 
A group of British observers on board of a Swedish SAAB-340 aircraft will make a series of inspection flights over the Russian territories under the Open Skies Treaty on June 20-24, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry said.
A group of British observers on board of a Swedish SAAB-340 aircraft will make a series of inspection flights over the Russian territories under the Open Skies Treaty on June 20-24, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry said.
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Sunday, June 19, 2011 09:40 AM
 

The latest version of US Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu ready for combat mission 1906112

The latest version of US Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu ready for combat mission
 
The latest version of U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu will be ready to be deploy for its first combat mission at the end of 2011. Bell Helicopter Company , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced March 14, 2011, that the U.S. Marine Corps' newest attack helicopter, the AH-1Z Cobra, achieved Initial Operating Capability ahead of schedule in February, 2011.
The latest version of U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu will be ready to be deploy for its first combat mission at the end of 2011. Bell Helicopter Company , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced March 14, 2011, that the U.S. Marine Corps' newest attack helicopter, the AH-1Z Cobra, achieved Initial Operating Capability ahead of schedule in February, 2011.
Sunday, June 19, 2011 09:17 AM
 

Boeing Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system marks major milestone in preparation 1st flight 1906111

Boeing Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system marks major milestone in preparation for 1st flight
 
The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned airborne system completed 12 days of ground vibration and structural mode interaction tests this month at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Phantom Eye is being prepared for its first flight, scheduled for later this summer.
The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned airborne system completed 12 days of ground vibration and structural mode interaction tests this month at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Phantom Eye is being prepared for its first flight, scheduled for later this summer.
Sunday, June 19, 2011 08:43 AM
 

Force Protection unveils Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant Protected Mobility Exhibition 1706111

Force Protection unveils the Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant at Protected Mobility Exhibition
 
Impressive evidence of the modular capabilities of the UK designed and built Ocelot vehicle will be on display at Protected Mobility Display & Sustainability Conference (Millbroook, June 22 and 23) when Force Protection Europe (FPE) unveils the Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant of this versatile newcomer on Stand SP19.
Impressive evidence of the modular capabilities of the UK designed and built Ocelot vehicle will be on display at Protected Mobility Display & Sustainability Conference (Millbroook, June 22 and 23) when Force Protection Europe (FPE) unveils the Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant of this versatile newcomer on Stand SP19.

Friday, June 17, 2011 09:22 AM
 

Canadian Leopard 2A6M main battle tanks have begun withdrawing from the fields of Kandahar 1606112

Canadian Leopard 2A6M main battle tanks have begun withdrawing from the fields of Kandahar
 
Canadian main battle tanks have begun withdrawing from the fields of Kandahar. The first echelon of Leopard 2A6M battle tanks rolled through the gates of Kandahar Airfield (Afghanistan) today and more will follow over the next few days before the July end of combat deadline.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 04:25 PM
 

Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for 82 LAV armoured vehicles in various variants 1606111

Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for 82 LAV armoured vehicles in various variants
 
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of a variety of LAV light armored vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million.
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of a variety of LAV light armored vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million.
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Thursday, June 16, 2011 08:35 AM
 

Libyan rebels manufacture their own weapons and armored vehicles with captured armament 1506111

Libyan rebel's manufacture their own weapons and armored vehicles with captured armament
 
In the city of Benghazi the rebels organize themselves, and workshops of local made weapons and armoured vehicle are created. Mechanics and engineers manufacture weapons to fight the heavy vehicles as main battle tanks of Kaddafi Forces.
In the city of Benghazi the Libyan rebel's organize themselves, and workshops of local made weapons and armoured vehicle are created. Mechanics and engineers manufacture weapons to fight the heavy vehicles as main battle tanks of Kaddafi Forces.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:18 AM
 

CIA is expected to begin operating armed drone RQ-1 Predator over Yemen to fight al-Qaeda 1406111

CIA is expected to begin operating armed drone RQ-1 Predator over Yemen to fight al-Qaeda threat
 
The CIA is expected to begin operating armed drone aircraft RQ-1 Predator over Yemen, expanding the hunt for al-Qaeda operatives in a country where counter-terrorism efforts have been disrupted by political chaos, U.S. officials said.
The CIA is expected to begin operating armed drone aircraft RQ-1 Predator over Yemen, expanding the hunt for al-Qaeda operatives in a country where counter-terrorism efforts have been disrupted by political chaos, U.S. officials said.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011 08:44 PM
 

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