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June 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Successful Flights Elbit Systems Skylark® I LE UAS with a Dominator® Command & Control Unit
 
Elbit Systems announced Monday, 13 June, 2011, that it completed a series of successful tests of its Skylark® I LE mini/man-pack UAS (Unmmaned Aerial System) using the Dominator® hardware to control and operate the UAS.
Elbit Systems announced Monday, 13 June, 2011, that it completed a series of successful tests of its Skylark® I LE mini/man-pack UAS (Unmmaned Aerial System) using the Dominator® hardware to control and operate the UAS.
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Monday, June 13, 2011 09:09 PM
 

Navistar Defense received a new contract for 471 Maxxpro Dash vehicles for U.S. Marine Corps
 
Navistar Defense, LLC today announced that it received a $357 million delivery order for an additional 471 International(r) MaxxPro(r) Dash vehicles with DXM(tm) independent suspension. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command follows last month's delivery order for 250 MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) ambulances.
Navistar Defense, LLC today announced that it received a $357 million delivery order for an additional 471 International(r) MaxxPro(r) Dash vehicles with DXM(tm) independent suspension. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command follows last month's delivery order for 250 MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) ambulances.
Monday, June 13, 2011 08:13 PM
 

Iranian army air defense unit test-fired new home made air defense missile system Mersad - Shahine
 
Top Iranian air defense commanders announced Monday, June 13, 2011, that Iran (Iranian army air defense unit) has "successfully " test-fired a new home-made air defense system, called Mersad. The Mersad system uses domestically manufactured Shahin missiles based on Hawk missile. The Shahin are even more advanced than the 1970s-era United States-manufactured Hawk missiles.
Top Iranian air defense commanders announced Monday, June 13, 2011, that Iran (Iranian army air defense unit) has "successfully " test-fired a new home-made air defense system, called Mersad. The Mersad system uses domestically manufactured Shahin missiles based on Hawk missile. The Shahin are even more advanced than the 1970s-era United States-manufactured Hawk missiles.
Monday, June 13, 2011 12:52 AM
 

Libyan rebels call help of NATO, only a ground operation will be able to destroy the Kaddafi forces
 
The NATO intervention in Libya is not enough any more, the rebels require intensification of military operations of the coalition. The Colonel Kadhafi forces have always sufficient armament in spite of the increase in the military actions against Tripoli, mainly of air strikes.
The NATO intervention in Libya is not enough any more, the rebels require intensification of military operations of the coalition. The Colonel Kadhafi forces have always sufficient armament in spite of the increase in the military actions against Tripoli, mainly of air strikes.
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Monday, June 13, 2011 10:46 AM
 

A new war can be ignite between the North and the South Sudan
 
Intense fighting has begun again since several days between the forces of North and the South Sudan. Again it is the oil which is the stake of the combats, with the area of the South which has the three quarters of national oil reserves, while North has the infrastructures of oil treatment.
Intense fighting has begun again since several days between the forces of North and the South Sudan. Again it is the oil which is the stake of the combats, with the area of the South which has the three quarters of national oil reserves, while North has the infrastructures of oil treatment.
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Sunday, June 12, 2011 06:24 PM
 

Armenia wants to acquire BM-30 Smerch Russian made MRLS Multiple Rocket Launcher System
 
A senior Russian defense industry executive says Armenia wants to acquire Russian rocket artillery systems BM-30. Nikolay Dimidyuk of the state-run Rosoboronexport company was quoted this week by the Moscow-based magazine "Voenno-Promyshlenny Kurier" as saying that Armenian officials showed an interest in the BM-30 Smerch multiple-launch rocket systems during a recent international arms exhibition in Minsk, MILEX 2011. Friday , June 10, 2011 06:10 PM
A senior Russian defense industry executive says Armenia wants to acquire Russian rocket artillery systems BM-30. Nikolay Dimidyuk of the state-run Rosoboronexport company was quoted this week by the Moscow-based magazine "Voenno-Promyshlenny Kurier" as saying that Armenian officials showed an interest in the BM-30 Smerch multiple-launch rocket systems during a recent international arms exhibition in Minsk, MILEX 2011. Friday , June 10, 2011 06:10 PM
 

India began trials of the new upgraded local made Arjun Mk-II main battle tank
 
India's premiere defence research agency, the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) began trials Thursday of an upgraded, Mk-II, version of the indigenously developed Arjun main battle tank (MBT). According to defence sources, the Arjun MBT will form the backbone of the Indian Army's armoured fighting units from 2014.
India's premiere defence research agency, the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) began trials Thursday of an upgraded, Mk-II, version of the indigenously developed Arjun main battle tank (MBT). According to defence sources, the Arjun MBT will form the backbone of the Indian Army's armoured fighting units from 2014.
Friday , June 10, 2011 10:05 AM
 

Ethiopia will buy 200 modernized T-72 main battle tanks from Ukraine for over $100 million
 
Ukraine on Thursday June 9, 2011, agreed to a deal with Ethiopia for the supply of more than 200 modernized T-72 main battle tanks for over $100 million (800 million Ukrainian Hryvnas), UKRINFORM news agency reported.
Ukraine on Thursday June 9, 2011, agreed to a deal with Ethiopia for the supply of more than 200 modernized T-72 main battle tanks for over $100 million (800 million Ukrainian Hryvnas), UKRINFORM news agency reported.
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Friday , June 10, 2011 08:25 AM
 

Army Recognition selected as Official Online Media News Platform defence Exhibition BRIDEX 2011
 
Army Recognition Company is proud to announce that we have been selected as official Media Partner and official Online Media News Platform for BRIDEX 2011, International Defence Exhibition & Conference Brunei Darussalam, which will be held from the 6 – 9 July 2011.
Army Recognition Company is proud to announce that we have been selected as official Media Partner and official Online Media News Platform for BRIDEX 2011, International Defence Exhibition & Conference Brunei Darussalam, which will be held from the 6 – 9 July 2011.
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Thursday , June 9, 2011 11:15 AM
 

New Zealand army unveiled its latest acquisition multipurpose armoured combat tractor JCB 4CXM
 
The New Zealand army unveiled June 9, 2011, its latest piece of kit, new $800,000 fully-armoured wheeled multipurpose combat tractors JCB 4CXM. The six US-made 16-tonne green machines - capable of 90 kmh - were put through their paces ripping around a paddock at Trentham today.
The New Zealand army unveiled June 9, 2011, its latest piece of kit, new $800,000 fully-armoured wheeled multipurpose combat tractors JCB 4CXM. The six US-made 16-tonne green machines - capable of 90 kmh - were put through their paces ripping around a paddock at Trentham today.
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Thursday , June 9, 2011 10:19 AM
 

India successfully test-fired of Prithvi II short-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile in Chandipur
 
India successfully test-fired a short-range nuclear-capable missile Thursday, June 9, 2011, a defense ministry official said. The surface-to-surface Prithvi II missile was fired from India's missile-testing range in Chandipur in the eastern state of Orissa, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
India successfully test-fired a short-range nuclear-capable missile Thursday, June 9, 2011, a defense ministry official said. The surface-to-surface Prithvi II missile was fired from India's missile-testing range in Chandipur in the eastern state of Orissa, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
Thursday , June 9, 2011 09:32 AM
 

NATO continues to increase pressure on Qadhafi Regime with more air strikes on Tripoli
 
Demonstrating increasing resolve to bring the Qadhafi regime’s violence against the civilian population to an end, NATO aircraft carried out intensive and sustained strikes against pro-Qadhafi facilities in Tripoli throughout the day and night of 5 and 6 Jun 2011.
Demonstrating increasing resolve to bring the Qadhafi regime’s violence against the civilian population to an end, NATO aircraft carried out intensive and sustained strikes against pro-Qadhafi facilities in Tripoli throughout the day and night of 5 and 6 Jun 2011.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 11:46 AM
 

Contract for Israeli Company Elbit Systems to supply UAS Hermes 900 for Latin America country
 
Israeli Company Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply a Latin American country with Hermes® 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The project is not in an amount that is material to Elbit Systems.
Israeli Company Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply a Latin American country with Hermes® 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The project is not in an amount that is material to Elbit Systems.

Monday June 6, 2011 03:13 PM
 

Turkish Company Otokar awarded a new contract value $63.2 million for Arma 6x6 armored vehicle
 
Turkish leading and largest privately owned tactical vehicles manufacturer Otokar has been awarded a $63.2 million contract for its new 6x6 tactical armoured vehicle ARMA. Deliveries are scheduled to be in 2012 and Otokar will provide spare parts and training under the contract requirements.
Turkish leading and largest privately owned tactical vehicles manufacturer Otokar has been awarded a $63.2 million contract for its new 6x6 tactical armoured vehicle ARMA. Deliveries are scheduled to be in 2012 and Otokar will provide spare parts and training under the contract requirements.

Monday June 6, 2011 01:47 PM
 

For Moscow attacks on Libya with combat helicopters amount to ground military operations
 
Moscow is alarmed over NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya and the alliance's clear support for one side in the Libyan conflict. NATO's actions in Libya are gradually evolving into a land operation, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Sunday, June 5, 2011.
Moscow is alarmed over NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya and the alliance's clear support for one side in the Libyan conflict. NATO's actions in Libya are gradually evolving into a land operation, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Sunday, June 5, 2011.
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Sunday June 5, 2011 11:59 AM
 

BAE Systems / FNSS joint venture has received contract to provide AV-8 vehicles for Malaysian army
 
FNSS of Turkey, a joint venture between BAE Systems, Inc. and Nurol Holding of Turkey, has received and signed a $559 million letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) from DEFTECH of Malaysia for the design, development and manufacture of 257 DEFTECH AV-8 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles and Integrated Logistics Support for the Malaysian Armed Forces.
FNSS of Turkey, a joint venture between BAE Systems, Inc. and Nurol Holding of Turkey, has received and signed a $559 million letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) from DEFTECH of Malaysia for the design, development and manufacture of 257 DEFTECH AV-8 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles and Integrated Logistics Support for the Malaysian Armed Forces.
Sunday June 5, 2011 11:37 AM
 

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