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

Iraq to receives 115 medium tactical vehicle made by Navistar Defense
 
The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC a foreign military sales contract valued at $18.8 million to provide 115 International 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) to Iraq.
The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC a foreign military sales contract valued at $18.8 million to provide 115 International 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) to Iraq.
 

Raytheon awarded a $116 million contract by US Army for the Long-Range precision Fires missile
 
The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program.
The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program.
 

New Russian passive radar is being developed to detects any kind of threats
 
The Ruselectronics Group, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, has developed a passive coherent radar designed for stealthy detection of moving aerial, ground and above-water targets in the protected area of important facilities, the group’s press office said.
The Ruselectronics Group, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, has developed a passive coherent radar designed for stealthy detection of moving aerial, ground and above-water targets in the protected area of important facilities, the group’s press office said.
 

Russian 1st air defence army to receives modernized S-300PM2
 
The 1st air and missile defense army of the Russian Aerospace Forces will receive four modernized anti-aircraft S-300PM2 complexes and several squadrons of Pantsir-S2 missile guns this year, army Commander Lieutenant-General Andrei Demin told reporters.
The 1st air and missile defense army of the Russian Aerospace Forces will receive four modernized anti-aircraft S-300PM2 complexes and several squadrons of Pantsir-S2 missile guns this year, army Commander Lieutenant-General Andrei Demin told reporters.
 

Western Military District Tor-M2 crews hold live-firing drills in south Russia
 
The air defense missile regiment of the Western Military District’s Kantemirovskaya Armored Division has used the Tor-M2 (NATO reporting name: SA-15 Gauntlet) SAM system to hold the first live-firing exercise at the Kapustin Yar training range in south Russia, the Defense Ministry’s press office said.
The air defense missile regiment of the Western Military District’s Kantemirovskaya Armored Division has used the Tor-M2 (NATO reporting name: SA-15 Gauntlet) SAM system to hold the first live-firing exercise at the Kapustin Yar training range in south Russia, the Defense Ministry’s press office said.
 

Canada and Spain arrived for the reinforced NATO presence in Latvia
 
Canada and Spain arrived in Latvia. Their presence is meant to temper any Russian ambition to expand. The Canadians will officially take command of the Latvia mission, based at Camp Adazi, on June 19.
Canada and Spain arrived in Latvia. Their presence is meant to temper any Russian ambition to expand. The Canadians will officially take command of the Latvia mission, based at Camp Adazi, on June 19.
 

Boeing contracted to provide techical services of its avenger missile system for Iraq
 
The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $39.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales (Iraq) contract to acquire engineering and technical services necessary to support the Avenger missile system.
The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $39.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales (Iraq) contract to acquire engineering and technical services necessary to support the Avenger missile system.
 

Russia to have new munitions for the Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled artillery in two-three years
 
The Tecmash Concern of the Rostec State Corporation is implementing a program to create new munition for perspective self-propelled artillery gun Koalitsiya-SV (Coalition-SV), Director General of the company Sergei Rusakov said.
The Tecmash Concern of the Rostec State Corporation is implementing a program to create new munition for perspective self-propelled artillery gun Koalitsiya-SV (Coalition-SV), Director General of the company Sergei Rusakov said.
 

Milrem THeMIS to start tests with Estonian military forces
 
The Estonian Defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises.
The Estonian Defence solutions provider Milrem and the Estonian Defence league signed a cooperation agreement to start rigorous tests of Milrem's unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS during live military exercises.
 

Russian company ORSIS upgraded legendary M1891/30 Mosin sniper rifle
 
Russia`s ORSIS small arms manufacturing company has updated the legendary M1891/30 Mosin sniper rifle to the modern level. The enhanced firearm was unveiled at the MILEX 2017 defense show held from May 20-22 in Minsk, Belarus.
 

Russia to uses Sprut-SDM1 chassis to create a new familly of armored vehicle
 
The self-propelled antitank Sprut-SDM1 gun will be used to create a family of armored hardware, Executive Director of Tractor Plants Concern Fizuli Seifedov told a corporate publication of the enterprise.
The self-propelled antitank Sprut-SDM1 gun will be used to create a family of armored hardware, Executive Director of Tractor Plants Concern Fizuli Seifedov told a corporate publication of the enterprise.
 

South Korea to increases its next year defence budget by 8.4 percent from 2017
 
South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it has requested a record budget of 43.7 trillion won ($38.7 billion) for next year, citing growing threats from North Korea and the need for reforming the South's military under President Moon Jae-in's campaign pledge.
South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it has requested a record budget of 43.7 trillion won ($38.7 billion) for next year, citing growing threats from North Korea and the need for reforming the South's military under President Moon Jae-in's campaign pledge.
 

Boxer CRV and Patria AMV35 undergoes head-to-head tests for australian Land 400 program
 
Rival armored vehicles in competition for Australia's LAND 400 Phase 2 program are undergoing test and evaluation assessment, Australian officials said in a press release.
Rival armored vehicles in competition for Australia's LAND 400 Phase 2 program are undergoing test and evaluation assessment, Australian officials said in a press release.
 

Russian communications units to receive R-149MA1 unified command and staff vehicle
 
Communications units of the Western Military District deployed in Leningrad, Belgorod and Kaliningrad regions receives uniform command and staff vehicles R-149MA1, the press service of the district said.
Communications units of the Western Military District deployed in Leningrad, Belgorod and Kaliningrad regions receives uniform command and staff vehicles R-149MA1, the press service of the district said.
 

Serbia receives a donation of 19 HMMWV vehicles from USA
 
The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, accompanied by the Minister of Defence, Zoran Ðordevic, Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, General Ljubiša Dikovic and US Ambassador in Belgrade, Kyle Scott, attended the handover of 19 HMMWV vehicles, donated by United States of America, in the barracks “National Hero Stevica Jovanovic“ in Pancevo.
The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, accompanied by the Minister of Defence, Zoran Ðordevic, Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces, General Ljubiša Dikovic and US Ambassador in Belgrade, Kyle Scott, attended the handover of 19 HMMWV vehicles, donated by United States of America, in the barracks “National Hero Stevica Jovanovic“ in Pancevo.
 

Russian Voronezh-DM radar to begin active duty before end 2017
 
The new-generation Voronezh-DM radar set up near Yeniseysk in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in East Siberia will be put into operation before the yearend, Russian Space Force Commander Lieutenant-General Alexander Golovko said.
The new-generation Voronezh-DM radar set up near Yeniseysk in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in East Siberia will be put into operation before the yearend, Russian Space Force Commander Lieutenant-General Alexander Golovko said.
 

Egypt takes delivery of first batch of Russian-made S-300VM Antey-2500 air defense missile systems
 
According a picture released on the Russian Social Network website vk.com/milinfolive, Egypt has taken delivery of first batch of S-300VM Antey 2500 mobile air defense missile system. On the picture, a container of 9M82 missile is unloaded from a ship from an undisclosed place in Egypt.
According a picture released on the Russian Social Network website vk.com/milinfolive, Egypt has taken delivery of first batch of S-300VM Antey 25000 mobile air defense missile system. On the picture, a container of 9M82 missile is unloaded from a ship from an undisclosed place in Egypt.
 

Taiwan is thinking about converting CM-32 armored personnel carriers to self-propelled howitzers
 
The Ministry of National Defense is considering producing self-propelled howitzers by converting CM-32 “Clouded Leopard” wheeled armored personnel carriers, ministry spokesman Major General Chen Chung-chi said on Thuesday. A self-propelled gun could be produced by mating the chassis of the 25-tonne, eight-wheeled CM-32 with an M114 155mm howitzer.
The Ministry of National Defense is considering producing self-propelled howitzers by converting CM-32 “Clouded Leopard” wheeled armored personnel carriers, ministry spokesman Major General Chen Chung-chi said on Thuesday. A self-propelled gun could be produced by mating the chassis of the 25-tonne, eight-wheeled CM-32 with an M114 155mm howitzer.
 

GDELS & Czechoslovak Group agreement to offer ASCOD armored to replace Czech Army BMP-2
 
The government of the Czech Republic has a requirement to replace its legacy fleet of tracked armored vehicles BMP-2 also called BVP-2 in the Czech army with modern infantry fighting vehicles. General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) has been down-selected as a potential candidate for this competitive acquisition project with its modern tracked armored vehicle ASCOD.
The government of the Czech Republic has a requirement to replace its legacy fleet of tracked armored vehicles BMP-2 also called BVP-2 with modern infantry fighting vehicles. General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) has been down-selected as a potential candidate for this competitive acquisition project with its modern tracked armored vehicle ASCOD.
 

India test-fired its home-made Prithvi-II missile
 
India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore in Odisha at around 9.50 am, official sources said.
India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore in Odisha at around 9.50 am, official sources said.
 

Russian army will train to use Buk-M3 air defence system and Iskander-M tactical missile
 
Russian Ground Forces will fire new Buk-M3 anti-aircraft missiles in the summer training period while missilemen of the forces will launch Iskander-M in late September, the press service of the Defense Ministry said.
Russian Ground Forces will fire new Buk-M3 anti-aircraft missiles in the summer training period while missilemen of the forces will launch Iskander-M in late September, the press service of the Defense Ministry said.
 

Eastern Russian military school receives four A1 snowmobiles for training purposes
 
The Rokossovsky combined arms higher military school in the Far East received four latest army snowmobiles A1 to train future commanders of Arctic units, the press service of the Eastern Military District said.
The Rokossovsky combined arms higher military school in the Far East received four latest army snowmobiles A1 to train future commanders of Arctic units, the press service of the Eastern Military District said.
 

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