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May 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Ukrainian army continues to fight Pro-Russian separatists in the cities of Kramatorsk and Slovyansk
 
The Ukrainian army continue to control the situation around Slovyansk. The town is surrounded by block posts. There are still captured several buildings: particularly, municipal council, municipal directions of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine, city court, ‘Ukrtelecom’ office and central post office. There are still 27 barricades and block posts of separatists in the town.
The Ukrainian army continues to control the situation around Slovyansk. The town is surrounded by block posts. There are still captured several buildings: particularly, municipal council, municipal directions of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine and the Security Service of Ukraine, city court, ‘Ukrtelecom’ office and central post office. There are still 27 barricades and block posts of separatists in the town.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 08:44 AM
 

NATO to launch large-scale military exercise code-named Steadfast Javelin 1 in Estonia
 
NATO has launched a large-scale exercise in Estonia, to test the allied forces’ capability and maintain combat effectiveness. The exercise is named the "Steadfast Javelin 1". It started on Friday, May 16, 2014 and will run until May the 23rd.
NATO has launched a large-scale exercise in Estonia, to test the allied forces’ capability and maintain combat effectiveness. The exercise is named the "Steadfast Javelin 1". It started on Friday, May 16, 2014 and will run until May the 23rd.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 01:49 PM
 

Oshkosh Defense to integrate TerraMax unmanned ground vehicle technology on M-ATV MRAP
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has integrated its TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology onto an Oshkosh MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) to demonstrate capabilities for route-clearance missions.
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has integrated its TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology onto an Oshkosh MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) to demonstrate capabilities for route-clearance missions.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 01:22 PM
 

Iraq to purchase 200 M1151A HMMWV Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles
 
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $101 million.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $101 million.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 01:06 PM
 

Foreign sale from United States to deliver of 3,335 M1152 HMMWV Humvee to Mexico
 
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for M1152 High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $556 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 16, 2014.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for M1152 High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $556 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 16, 2014.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 01:05 PM
 

Iraq to purchase Aerostats and Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment tower systems from United States
 
The State Department of United States has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Aerostats and Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment tower systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $90 million.
The State Department of United States has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Aerostats and Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment tower systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $90 million.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 01:00 PM
 

Dartz armoured vehicles manufacturer to unveil armoured version of Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6
 
Latvian-tuner Dartz has unveiled an armored version of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6. Besides the added armored protection, the Latvian tuner also increased output of the twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 to no less than 1,019 PS (749 kW) and more than 1,000 Nm (738 lb-ft) of torque.
Latvian-tuner Dartz has unveiled an armored version of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6. Besides the added armored protection, the Latvian tuner also increased output of the twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 to no less than 1,019 PS (749 kW) and more than 1,000 Nm (738 lb-ft) of torque.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 11:11 AM
 

TenCate Advanced Armour to supply composite armour to French Company Nexter Systems
 
TenCate Advanced Armour Danmark A/S has won a contract for the supply of lightweight composite armour to Nexter Systems. The TenCate armour system to be supplied protects vehicle occupants against the effects of blasts, fragments, and projectiles. The solution is engineered to fit the Nexter vehicle platform.
TenCate Advanced Armour Danmark A/S has won a contract for the supply of lightweight composite armour to Nexter Systems. The TenCate armour system to be supplied protects vehicle occupants against the effects of blasts, fragments, and projectiles. The solution is engineered to fit the Nexter vehicle platform.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:42 AM
 

Iran to unveil its new local-made Hormuz mobile launcher vehicle with Zelzal ballistic missiles
 
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has unveiled a new local-made Multiple Reentry Vehicle (MRV) SRBM (Short-Range ballistic Missile) called Hormuz equipped with short-range Zelzal ballistic missiles.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force has unveiled a new local-made Multiple Reentry Vehicle (MRV) SRBM (Short-Range ballistic Missile) called Hormuz equipped with short-range Zelzal ballistic missiles.
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Monday, May 11, 2014 02:49 PM
 

Defense industry of Iran to manufacture local-made copy of U.S. RQ-170 stealth drone
 
The Iranian version of the RQ-170 which has been manufactured through the reverse engineering of the US drone which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011, has been equipped by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with bombing capability to attack the US warships in any possible battle.
The Iranian version of the RQ-170 which has been manufactured through the reverse engineering of the US drone which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011, has been equipped by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) with bombing capability to attack the US warships in any possible battle.
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Monday, May 11, 2014 02:36 PM
 

Ukrainian army has begun artillery bombardment against Pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk
 
According to RIA Novosti website, the Ukrainian army has begun an artillery bombardment of the eastern city of Slaviansk following a referendum in the region on Sunday, May 11, 20114, a correspondent reported Monday morning.
According to RIA Novosti website, the Ukrainian army has begun an artillery bombardment of the eastern city of Slaviansk following a referendum in the region on Sunday, May 11, 20114, a correspondent reported Monday morning.
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Monday, May 11, 2014 10:24 AM
 

Mercenaries from United States are taking part to military operation in Ukraine
 
About 400 elite mercenaries from the notorious US private security firm Academi (formerly Blackwater) are taking part in the Ukrainian military operation against anti-government protesters in southeastern regions of the country, German media reports.
About 400 elite mercenaries from the notorious US private security firm Academi (formerly Blackwater) are taking part in the Ukrainian military operation against anti-government protesters in southeastern regions of the country, German media reports.
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Monday, May 11, 2014 09:20 AM
 

Russia will quadruple its arsenal of strategic weapons in the next seven years
 
Russia will quadruple its arsenal of long-range precision delivery platforms in the next seven years to strengthen the country's strategic deterrent, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, May 8, 2014. Igor Korotchenko, a leading Russian military expert, said that submarines, fighter jets and strategic bombers were all included as high-precision weapon platforms, and their total number would quadruple.
Russia will quadruple its arsenal of long-range precision delivery platforms in the next seven years to strengthen the country's strategic deterrent, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, May 8, 2014. Igor Korotchenko, a leading Russian military expert, said that submarines, fighter jets and strategic bombers were all included as high-precision weapon platforms, and their total number would quadruple.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Turkish state fund approves the sale of BMC military vehicles manufacturer for $360 million
 
Turkish state fund on May 8 approved the 751 million lira ($360 million) sale of armored vehicle maker BMC, seized from troubled conglomerate Çukurova Holding a year ago, to a businessman close to the government. The Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) said it would approve the sale of BMC to Es Mali Yatirim & Danismanlik, a company owned by Ethem Sancak, who also owns the pro-government Aksam newspaper.
Turkish state fund on May 8 approved the 751 million lira ($360 million) sale of armored vehicle maker BMC, seized from troubled conglomerate Çukurova Holding a year ago, to a businessman close to the government. The Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) said it would approve the sale of BMC to Es Mali Yatirim & Danismanlik, a company owned by Ethem Sancak, who also owns the pro-government Aksam newspaper. Saturday, May 10, 2014 11:28 AM
 

China heart for the International Defence Electronic Industry with the CIDEX 2014 exhibition
 
Beijng, the capital of China hosts during three days the International Defense Electronics Exhibition CIDEX 2014 from the 8 to 10 May 2014. Sponsored by Chinese military authorities, the three-day show is organized by China Electronics Technology Group Corporation and China Electronics Corporation. The international online defense magazine Army Recognition is the main foreign media partner and covers this event with its editorial team to provide latest news of technologies and innovations from the defence electronic industries.
Beijng, the capital of China hosts during three days the International Defense Electronics Exhibition CIDEX 2014 from the 8 to 10 May 2014. Sponsored by Chinese military authorities, the three-day show is organized by China Electronics Technology Group Corporation and China Electronics Corporation. The international online defense magazine Army Recognition is the main foreign media partner and covers this event with its editorial team to provide latest news of technologies and innovations from the defence electronic industries. Friday, May 9, 2014 01:00 PM
 

Pakistan successfully test-fired Hatf III Ghaznavi short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile
 
Pakistan on Thursday, May 8, 2014, conducted a successful training launch of Hatf III (Ghaznavi) short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, capable to carry nuclear and conventional warheads. According to the statement issued by Inter-Service Public Relations, the successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Pakistani Army Strategic Forces Command.
Pakistan on Thursday, May 8, 2014, conducted a successful training launch of Hatf III (Ghaznavi) short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, capable to carry nuclear and conventional warheads. According to the statement issued by Inter-Service Public Relations, the successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Pakistani Army Strategic Forces Command.
Friday, May 9, 2014 11:55 AM
 

Ukrainian army launches new military action against Pro-Russian troops in Slavyansk
 
Combat actions in the town of Slavyansk in the south-east of Ukraine continued at night of May 6. At nightfall, the Ukrainian troops launched an attack on the positions of self-defense forces. Two powerful explosions were heard on the outskirts of the city. It was also said that Kiev had sent Grad rocket launchers to the site of the operation.
Combat actions in the town of Slavyansk in the south-east of Ukraine continued at night of May 6. At nightfall, the Ukrainian troops launched an attack on the positions of self-defense forces. Two powerful explosions were heard on the outskirts of the city. It was also said that Kiev had sent Grad rocket launchers to the site of the operation.
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Friday, May 9, 2014 01:56 AM
 

Jordan armed forces to sign a contract for production of 50 Mbombe armoured fighting vehicles
 
Arabian Defence Industries (ADI) the new joint venture between KADDB Investment Group (KIG) and Development Bureau (KADDB) and its affiliates, and Paramount Group, Africa’s largest defence and aerospace business, is thrilled to announce that the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) have signed a major contract with ADI for the production of 50 the world’s most advanced armoured combat vehicles to be manufactured in Jordan.
Arabian Defence Industries (ADI) the new joint venture between KADDB Investment Group (KIG) and Development Bureau (KADDB) and its affiliates, and Paramount Group, Africa’s largest defence and aerospace business, is thrilled to announce that the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) have signed a major contract with ADI for the production of 50 the world’s most advanced armoured combat vehicles to be manufactured in Jordan. Thursday, May 8, 2014 04:21 PM
 

French army peacekeepers killed several militants during a battle in Central African Republic
 
French army peacekeepers killed several militants during a three-hour battle on Monday, May 5, 2014, after coming under attack from some 40 heavily armed unidentified gunmen in the northwest of Central African Republic, a French army official said on Tuesday.
French army peacekeepers killed several militants during a three-hour battle on Monday, May 5, 2014, after coming under attack from some 40 heavily armed unidentified gunmen in the northwest of Central African Republic, a French army official said on Tuesday.
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 05:33 PM
 

Paratroopers from U.S. and Canada to perform airborne training operation with Polish army
 
A combined airborne training operation is underway with U.S. forces and NATO partners Canada and Poland, a Pentagon spokesman announced May 6, 2014, calling it a further demonstration of a commitment to alliance security.
A combined airborne training operation is underway with U.S. forces and NATO partners Canada and Poland, a Pentagon spokesman announced May 6, 2014, calling it a further demonstration of a commitment to alliance security.
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 05:11 PM
 

United States to support Ukrainian armed forces and border guards with nonlethal equipment
 
The Defense Department of United States is working with the State Department and NATO allies to provide reassurance, deterrence and support to Ukraine, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today. The U.S. government’s response to Russia’s actions in the region is being done carefully and without taking actions that would escalate the crisis, Evelyn N. Farkas said Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The Defense Department of United States is working with the State Department and NATO allies to provide reassurance, deterrence and support to Ukraine, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today. The U.S. government’s response to Russia’s actions in the region is being done carefully and without taking actions that would escalate the crisis, Evelyn N. Farkas said. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 04:41 PM
 

Russian army units in Abkhazia will receive a total of 80 new BTR-82AM naval armoured vehicles
 
Until end of this summer, infantry mechanized units from the Southern Military District of the Russian army, stationed in the Republic of Abkhazia, will receive a total of 80 new BTR-82AM 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier.
Until end of this summer, infantry mechanized units from the Southern Military District of the Russian army, stationed in the Republic of Abkhazia, will receive a total of 80 new BTR-82AM 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier.
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 02:17 PM
 

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