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Army - Military - Defense Industry news March 2011
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UN Security Council has authorised a no-fly zone and all necessary military actions against Libya
 
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday March 17, 2011, adopted a resolution on Libya that imposes a no-fly zone over the African state and authorizes possible military action except for ground forces.
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday March 17, 2011, adopted a resolution on Libya that imposes a no-fly zone over the African state and authorizes possible military action except for ground forces.
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Friday March 18, 2011 08:29 AM
 

The United States has signalled stronger support for a no-fly zone over Libya
 
The United States has signalled stronger support for a no-fly zone over Libya. Washington has been reluctant to back such a measure, but senior US officials seem to be toughening their stance, and are encouraging the UN to back not just a no-fly zone, but also air strikes against Libyan tanks and heavy artillery.
The United States has signalled stronger support for a no-fly zone over Libya. Washington has been reluctant to back such a measure, but senior US officials seem to be toughening their stance, and are encouraging the UN to back not just a no-fly zone, but also air strikes against Libyan tanks and heavy artillery.
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Thursday March 17, 2011 06:30 PM
 

Weapons-carrying ship, Victoria, intercepted by Israeli Navy commandos
 
Weapons found aboard the Victoria were thoroughly searched. As many as 230 mortar shells sized 60 to 120-mm with a range of 10 kilometers were found. Minister of Defense, "A very dangerous attempt was thwarted"
The ship Victoria was anchored at the Israeli port of Ashdod having been intercepted and discovered to be carrying around 50 tons of weapons to the Gaza Strip. Weapons found aboard the Victoria were thoroughly searched. As many as 230 mortar shells sized 60 to 120-mm with a range of 10 kilometers were found. Minister of Defense, "A very dangerous attempt was thwarted"
Thursday March 17, 2011 07:53 AM
 

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates troops sent to Bahrain to protect critical facilities
 
Troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates crossed into Bahrain on Monday March 14, 2011, under the aegis of the Gulf Cooperation Council to help quell unrest there, a move Bahraini opposition groups denounced in a statement as an “occupation.”
Troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates crossed into Bahrain on Monday March 14, 2011, under the aegis of the Gulf Cooperation Council to help quell unrest there, a move Bahraini opposition groups denounced in a statement as an “occupation.”
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Monday March 14, 2011 07:28 PM
 

Indian army's main battle tank Arjun is deployed along the border with Pakistan
 
The Indian army's main battle tank (MBT) Arjun was deployed along the border with Pakistan in Jaisalmer. A function organised by the army's 75 Regiment at Jaisalmer to mark the occasion also saw the Arjun officially replace the Russian-made T-55.
The Indian army's main battle tank (MBT) Arjun was deployed along the border with Pakistan in Jaisalmer. A function organised by the army's 75 Regiment at Jaisalmer to mark the occasion also saw the Arjun officially replace the Russian-made T-55.
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Monday March 14, 2011 06:58 PM
 

Pakistan tested successfully a ballistic missile Hatf-2 Abdali able to carry nuclear warhead
 
Pakistan tested successfully a ballistic missile Hatf-2 Abdali, Friday March 11 2011, able to transport nuclear warheads, information from the television channel Aaj-TV, referring to the press service of the Pakistani army.
Pakistan tested successfully a ballistic missile Hatf-2 Abdali, Friday March 11 2011, able to transport nuclear warheads, information from the television channel Aaj-TV, referring to the press service of the Pakistani army.
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Friday March 11, 2011 08:58 AM
 

In the future Vietnam will be one of the largest purchasers of Russian armament
 
In the future, Vietnam will appear on the list of the principal partners of Russia for the purchase of armaments, announced Wednesday March 9, 2011 Anatoli Issaïkine, general director of the Russian Agency of export of armaments, during a press conference.
In the future, Vietnam will appear on the list of the principal partners of Russia for the purchase of armaments, announced Wednesday March 9, 2011 Anatoli Issaïkine, general director of the Russian Agency of export of armaments, during a press conference.
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Thursday 10 March, 2011 05:47 PM
 

NATO members begin talks in Brussels to discuss the alliance’s options to the conflict in Libya
 
NATO defence ministers are to begin two days of talks in Brussels to discuss the alliance’s options to the turmoil in Libya. They’ll include a possible no-fly zone. But both the US and Britain are playing down any possibility of an early decision.
NATO defence ministers are to begin two days of talks in Brussels to discuss the alliance’s options to the turmoil in Libya. They’ll include a possible no-fly zone. But both the US and Britain are playing down any possibility of an early decision.
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Thursday 10 March, 2011 09:41 AM
 

Renault Trucks Defense deliver VAB Felin - VAB PilarW Gun Shot Detection System to French Army
 
Renault Trucks Defense has delivered the first unit of VAB FELIN to the 13th battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, Chambéry. At the same time, Renault Trucks Defense will equip 80 units of VAB TOP with the Gun Shot Detection System PILARw.
Renault Trucks Defense has delivered the first unit of VAB FELIN to the 13th battalion of Chasseurs Alpins, Chambéry. At the same time, Renault Trucks Defense will equip 80 units of VAB TOP with the Gun Shot Detection System PILARw.
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Tuesday 08 March, 2011 07:30 PM
 

Iran Iranian defense industries unveils a new wheeled self-propelled howitzer 155 mm
 
The Iranian defense industries on Sunday March 06, 2011, unveiled the country's first home-made self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery. The new artillery was put on display in a ceremony in the Defense Industries Organization attended by the Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi.
The Iranian defense industries on Sunday March 06, 2011, unveiled the country's first home-made self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery. The new artillery was put on display in a ceremony in the Defense Industries Organization attended by the Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi.
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Monday 07 March, 2011 11:02 AM
 

Nexter, Thales start talks about Alliance
 
Nexter is in preliminary talks with Thales as a possible alliance partner in a restructuring of the French land systems sector, Nexter Executive Chairman Philippe Burtin said March 4.
Nexter is in preliminary talks with Thales as a possible alliance partner in a restructuring of the French land systems sector, Nexter Executive Chairman Philippe Burtin said March 4.
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Sunday 06 March, 2011 11:16 AM
 

British special forces soldiers SAS would have been captured by the rebel forces in Libya
 
According to an article of the British newspaper “Sunday Times”, soldiers of Special Forces team SAS of the British army would have been captured by the rebel forces during a mission to evacuate British diplomats of Libya.
According to an article of the British newspaper “Sunday Times”, soldiers of Special Forces team SAS of the British army would have been captured by the rebel forces during a mission to evacuate British diplomats of Libya.
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Sunday 06 March, 2011 10:16 AM
 

The first Russian regiment of intercontinental ballistic missile RS-24 entered in operational service
 
The first regiment of Russian intercontinental strategic missiles multiple warheads RS-24 Iars entered in operational service in the region of Ivanovo, announced Friday March 04, 2011, in Moscow the Russian ministry of Defence.
The first regiment of Russian intercontinental strategic missiles multiple warheads RS-24 Iars entered in operational service in the region of Ivanovo, announced Friday March 04, 2011, in Moscow the Russian ministry of Defence.
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Saturday 05 March, 2011 02:22 PM
 

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