March 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

US offers to Argentina a hundred of M113 series armored vehicles
 
US offers to Argentina a hundred of M113 series armored vehicles 640 001

The US Department of Defense has offered to the Argentine government one hundred armored tracked series M113 at a discounted prices. The total amount bid is $2,495,368, $2,277,049.20 of which correspond to the M113A2 , $24.412 for one M548A1 and $193,906.80 for six M577A2 .

 

Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world of military equipments imports in 2014
 
Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world of military equipments imports in 2014 640 001
Saudi Arabia surpassed India and became the first country in the world in military equipments imports in 2014, Elaf news portal reported Sunday, March 8, 2015.Saudi Arabia has became the world's largest weapon importers with the purchase of military equipments worth 6.4 billion U.S. dollars.
 

 President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker calls for creation of EU army
 
President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker calls for creation of EU army 640 001
European commission president says this military development would persuade Russia the bloc is serious about defending its values. The European Union needs its own army to help address the problem that it is not “taken entirely seriously” as an international force, the president of the European commission has said. Jean-Claude Juncker said such a move would help the EU to persuade Russia that it was serious about defending its values in the face of the threat posed by Moscow.
 

Army of Singapore would like to replace old V-200 4x4 APC with new Protected Response Vehicle
 
Army of Singapore would like to replace old V-200 4x4 APC with new Protected Response Vehicle 640 001 The Army of Singapore studies a project for replacement of its old V200 4x4 armoured vehicle personnel carrier with the new Protected Response Vehicle (PRV). While exercises and operations have affirmed the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) capabilities, spending on upgrades of its assets will continue at a steady pace to keep up its deterrent force, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, March 6, 2015.
 
 

Iraqi army and tribal fighters have successfully cleared city of Baghdadi of Islamic State fighters
 
Iraqi army and tribal fighters have successfully cleared city of Baghdadi of Islamic State fighters 640 001
Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters from the Anbar region supported by coalition airstrikes have successfully cleared the Iraqi city of Baghdadi of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, retaking both the city police station and three Euphrates River bridges, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported March 6, 2015.
 

 Government of Italy has donated military trucks and armoured vehicles to Somalia to rebuild army
 
Government of Italy has donated military trucks and armoured vehicles to Somalia to rebuild army 640 002
The government of Italy has donated 54-military trucks to the Somali National Army SNA as part of assistance in rebuilding the Somalian army. Somali Army Chief General Dahir Adan received the aid on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Mogadishu seaport after being delivered by a ship. Among other equipment are armoured vehicles.
 

Russian Army Northern Fleet arctic brigade to receive new snow and swamp-going vehicles 
 
Russian Army Northern Fleet arctic brigade to receive new snow and swamp going vehicles 640 001 Northern Fleet separate arctic motorized rifle brigade will receive new snow and swamp-going vehicles TTM-4902PS-10. The vehicles have passed tests in the conditions of the Kola Region and were improved by the manufacturer taking into account the exploitation recommendations in this climate zone.
 

 Ukraine's parliament approves law to increase size of country's armed forces by a third
 
Ukraine parliament approves law to increase size of country s armed forces by a third 640 001 Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to increase the size of the armed forces by a third as Kiev fights pro-Russian separatists in the east, reports today Reuters. The bill was approved with 270 votes in favor, well above the 226 required, and now goes to President Petro Poroshenko, who proposed the measure, to be signed into law.
 

According sources, Russia would start deliveries of Antey-2500 missile systems to Egypt 
 
According sources, Russia would start deliveries of Antey 2500 missile systems to Egypt 640 001 Russia would have begun delivering Antey-2500 (S300V4) air defense missile systems to Egypt under a contract signed earlier, a high-ranking source in the Russian Defense Ministry told Interfax-AVN on Thursday. “Deliveries of auxiliary technological equipment have been launched. Within a year, Egypt will receive launchers and other equipment,” he said.
 

 United States gave green light to Jordan for the purchase of 72 M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods
 
United States gave green light to Jordan for the purchase of 72 M31 Unitary GMLRS Rocket Pods 640 001 The United States approved a $192 million sale of a ground-based multiple rocket launch system to Jordan, the US Department of State said in a statement on Thursday. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for M31 Unitary Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Rocket Pods and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $192 million,” the statement said.
 

 Renault Trucks Defense presents new VAB Ultima armoured for engineer troops of French Army
 
VAB Ultima wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier for futur soldier Felin France French army 004 On 5-8 January 2015, RENAULT TRUCKS Defense, together with the French Army technical unit (STAT) and the end users, approved the loading of all possible Engineer corps kits on this VAB Ultima Génie prototype. The French Army Engineers School seized this opportunity to give all its trainee officers and non-commissioned officers a presentation of their future vehicle.
 

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