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November 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

U.S. Army orders 246 additional FMTV Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles to Oshkosh Defense 0811135

U.S. Army orders 246 additional FMTV Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles to Oshkosh Defense
 

U.S. Army leaders are asking military vehicle manufacturer Oshkosh Corp. in Oshkosh, Wis., to build an additional 246 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTVs) under terms of a $74.1 million contract announced Wednesday, November 6, 2013

U.S. Army leaders are asking military vehicle manufacturer Oshkosh Corp. in Oshkosh, Wis., to build an additional 246 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTVs) under terms of a $74.1 million contract announced Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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Friday, November 8, 2013 10:57 AM

 

SWAT team of Montreal police of Canada is now equipped with Navistar 4x4 armoured vehicle 0811134

SWAT team of Montreal police of Canada is now equipped with Navistar 4x4 armoured vehicle
 

Montreal police of Canada have shown off the latest addition to their crime-fighting arsenal — a $360,000 armoured vehicle they say has been in development for the past 11 years. This new 4x4 armoured vehicle is manufactured by the Company Navistar.

Montreal police of Canada have shown off the latest addition to their crime-fighting arsenal — a $360,000 armoured vehicle they say has been in development for the past 11 years. This new 4x4 armoured vehicle is manufactured by the Company Navistar.
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Friday, November 8, 2013 10:41 AM

 

Saint-Gobain Crystals delivers transparent armor for M142 HIMARS windshields and door windows 081113

Saint-Gobain Crystals delivers transparent armor for M142 HIMARS windshields and door windows
 

The United States Army and Marine Corps received its 100th set of sapphire-engineered armor to make the bulletproof windshields and door windows of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Launcher significantly safer and more durable. Saint-Gobain Crystals, part of the Saint-Gobain family of companies, provided the breakthrough, sapphire based technology.

The United States Army and Marine Corps received its 100th set of sapphire-engineered armor to make the bulletproof windshields and door windows of the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Launcher significantly safer and more durable. Saint-Gobain Crystals, part of the Saint-Gobain family of companies, provided the breakthrough, sapphire based technology.
Friday, November 8, 2013 10:07 AM

 

India successfully test-fired Agni-I nuclear-capable ballistic missile test range Odisha 0811132

India successfully test-fired Agni-I nuclear-capable ballistic missile from test range of Odisha
 

India on Friday, November 8, 2013, successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile with a strike range of 700km from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army.

India on Friday, November 8, 2013, successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Agni-I ballistic missile with a strike range of 700km from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army.
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Friday, November 8, 2013 08:54 AM

 

Egypt could purchase up to $4 billion of weapons and military equipment from Russia 0811131

Egypt could purchase up to $4 billion of weapons and military equipment from Russia
 

Egypt is considering spending up to $4 billion on advanced weaponry from Russia following the partial suspension of military aid and equipment deliveries from the United States, a Palestinian online newspaper said Thursday, November 7, 2013. According to Donia Al-Watan, Moscow has offered Cairo “a historic deal giving Egypt an option to buy the most advanced weaponry without any restrictions.”

Egypt is considering spending up to $4 billion on advanced weaponry from Russia following the partial suspension of military aid and equipment deliveries from the United States, a Palestinian online newspaper said Thursday, November 7, 2013. According to Donia Al-Watan, Moscow has offered Cairo “a historic deal giving Egypt an option to buy the most advanced weaponry without any restrictions.”
Friday, November 8, 2013 08:03 AM

 

Army of Russia to deploy more RS-24 Yar mobile ballistic missile by the end of 2013 0711135

Army of Russia to deploy more RS-24 Yar mobile ballistic missile by the end of 2013
 

Russia will equipped two more regiments of the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) with RS-24 Yars mobile ballistic missile systems by the end of 2013, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday, November 7, 2013.

Russia will equipped two more regiments of the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) with RS-24 Yars mobile ballistic missile systems by the end of 2013, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday, November 7, 2013.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 02:32 PM

 

Infantry mechanized brigades of the 35th Army of Russia has receide 50 T-72B1 main battle tanks 0711

Infantry mechanized brigades of the 35th Army of Russia has receide 50 T-72B1 main battle tanks
 

More than 50 modernized T-72 main battle tanks will be put in service with mechanized infantry brigades of the 35th Army, deployed in Russia’s Far East, by the end of 2013, a spokesman for the Eastern Military District said Wednesday, November 6, 2013.

More than 50 modernized T-72 main battle tanks will be put in service with mechanized infantry brigades of the 35th Army, deployed in Russia’s Far East, by the end of 2013, a spokesman for the Eastern Military District said Wednesday, November 6, 2013.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 01:58 PM

 

MEADS Medium Extended Air Defense System intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets 0711133

MEADS Medium Extended Air Defense System intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets
 

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during a stressing demonstration of its 360-degree air and missile defense (AMD) capabilities at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The flight test achieved all criteria for success.

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) intercepted and destroyed two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during a stressing demonstration of its 360-degree air and missile defense (AMD) capabilities at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The flight test achieved all criteria for success.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:43 AM

 

Infantry Motorized Brigade of Russian army has received first new Pecheneg-N 7.62mm machine gun 0711

Infantry Motorized Brigade of Russian army has received new Pecheneg-N 7.62mm machine gun
 

One Infantry Motorized Brigade from the Russian army has received the first new 7.62 caliber machine gun Pecheneg-N. This weapon is especially designed to engage manpower, light armoured vehicles and aerial targets during nigt and day.

One Infantry Motorized Brigade from the Russian army has received the first new 7.62 caliber machine gun Pecheneg-N. This weapon is especially designed to engage manpower, light armoured vehicles and aerial targets during night and day.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:07 AM

 

Thai Defence Technology Institute will partner with Ricardo to develop Black Widow Spider armored

Thai Defence Technology Institute partner with Ricardo to develop Black Widow Spider armored
 

The Defence Technology Institute (DTI) – the Thai ministry of defence’s research and development agency – today announced that it will partner with Ricardo on the next phase of development of its Black Widow Spider 8x8 armoured vehicle programme in support of the Royal Thai Army.

The Defence Technology Institute (DTI) – the Thai ministry of defence’s research and development agency – today announced that it will partner with Ricardo on the next phase of development of its Black Widow Spider 8x8 armoured vehicle programme in support of the Royal Thai Army.
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Thursday, November 7, 2013 08:45 AM

 

U.S. Army takes delivery of new M1135 Stryker NBC reconnaissance 8x8 armoured vehicle 0611136

U.S. Army takes delivery of new M1135 Stryker NBC reconnaissance 8x8 armoured vehicle
 

Four M1135 Strykers are now in the hands of a Fort Drum unit that specializes in unconventional warfare mission. The 59th Chemical Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, accepted delivery of the Stryker nuclear, biological and chemical reconnaissance vehicles, Oct. 24.

Four M1135 Strykers are now in the hands of a Fort Drum unit that specializes in unconventional warfare mission. The 59th Chemical Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, accepted delivery of the Stryker nuclear, biological and chemical reconnaissance vehicles, Oct. 24.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 03:43 PM

 

U.S. Defense Secretary thanks Belgium to support security efforts in several regions of the world 06

U.S. Defense Secretary thanks Belgium to support security efforts in several regions of the world
 

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today praised the key role Belgium continues to play in supporting security efforts in several regions of the world, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today praised the key role Belgium continues to play in supporting security efforts in several regions of the world, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 03:20 PM

 

Army Japan has successfully completed firing test Raytheon Patriot air defense missile system 061113

Army of Japan has successfully completed firing test of Raytheon Patriot air defense missile system
 

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing tactical mission scenarios.

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing tactical mission scenarios.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 01:00 PM

 

Chinese Indian soldiers started joint anti-terrorism military training drill Hand-in-Hand China 0611

Chinese and Indian soldiers started joint anti-terrorism military training drill Hand-in-Hand in China
 

The Chinese and Indian armies started a joint anti-terrorism military training drill in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Indian Army contingent of 150 people reached the Chengdu city on 4 November 2013 to take part in the 10 days long anti-terrorism drill named Hand in Hand. This is the third time for China and India to conduct their joint anti-terror training.

The Chinese and Indian armies started a joint anti-terrorism military training drill in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Indian Army contingent of 150 people reached the Chengdu city on 4 November 2013 to take part in the 10 days long anti-terrorism drill named Hand in Hand. This is the third time for China and India to conduct their joint anti-terror training.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 11:37 AM

 

Pakistan test fire successfully Short-Range Surface-to-Surface missile Hatf IX named NASR 0611131

Pakistan test fire successfully Short-Range Surface-to-Surface missile Hatf IX named NASR
 

Pakistan on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, conducted a successful test fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR). The test fire was conducted with successive launches of 4 x missiles from a MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System.

Pakistan on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, conducted a successful test fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR). The test fire was conducted with successive launches of 4 x missiles from a MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System.
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 10:46 AM

 

Defense Technology Institute Thailand unveils new 8x8 armoured vehicle Black Widow Spider 0511137

Defense Technology Institute of Thailand unveils its new 8x8 armoured vehicle Black Widow Spider
 

Defence Technology Institute (DTI) of Taiwan has unveiled the mockup of its latest 8x8 armoured vehicle Black Widow Spider at Defense & Security 2013, exhibition and Conference in Bangkok, Taiwan. DT has completed technology development phase and displayed the infantry fighting vehicle version.

Defence Technology Institute (DTI) of Taiwan has unveiled the mockup of its latest 8x8 armoured vehicle Black Widow Spider at Defense & Security 2013, exhibition and Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. DTI has completed technology development phase and displayed the infantry fighting vehicle version.
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013 03:19 PM

 

ThalesRaytheonSystems GM 400 Ground Master radar enters in service with German Air Force 0511136

ThalesRaytheonSystems GM 400 Ground Master radar enters in service with German Air Force
 

ThalesRaytheonSystems announces the entry into service of its Ground Master 400 (GM 400) long-range air defense radar system in the German Air Force. This system is the first of six radar systems ordered by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to provide enhanced air surveillance throughout the center of Germany, from the North Sea to the Alps.

ThalesRaytheonSystems announces the entry into service of its Ground Master 400 (GM 400) long-range air defense radar system in the German Air Force. This system is the first of six radar systems ordered by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to provide enhanced air surveillance throughout the center of Germany, from the North Sea to the Alps. Tuesday, November 5, 2013 01:00 PM

 

North Korea to use Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons 0511135

North Korea to use Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons
 

North Korea is using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing military electronic equipment south of the border, according to South Korea's spy agency. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to parliament that the North had purchased Russian electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weaponry to develop its own versions.

North Korea is using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing military electronic equipment south of the border, according to South Korea's spy agency. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to parliament that the North had purchased Russian electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weaponry to develop its own versions.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 04:55 AM

 

Vietnam could be interested to buy Indian-made missile Pragati and Brahmos cruise missile 0511134

Vietnam could be interested to buy Indian-made missile Pragati and Brahmos cruise missile
 

The display of Pragati Indian-made tactical ballistic missile by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation of India) at ADEX 2013 Defense Exhibition in South Korea implies that it is being marketed mainly in South East Asia where possibly there are some customers identified such as Vietnam. India and Vietnam have close defence and security cooperation which has been ongoing for some time.

The display of Pragati Indian-made tactical ballistic missile by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation of India) at ADEX 2013 Defense Exhibition in South Korea implies that it is being marketed mainly in South East Asia where possibly there are some customers identified such as Vietnam. India and Vietnam have close defence and security cooperation which has been ongoing for some time.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 03:55 AM

 

Peru and France signed two cooperation agreements on defense and protection 0511133

Peru and France signed two cooperation agreements on defense and protection
 

Peru and France signed Monday, November 4, 2013, two cooperation agreements on defense and protection of information and sensitive materials, said the French Defense Ministry. The deals were signed by Peruvian Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano and his French counterpart, Jean Yves Le Drian, during a ceremony held in the headquarters of the Peruvian Army.

Peru and France signed Monday, November 4, 2013, two cooperation agreements on defense and protection of information and sensitive materials, said the French Defense Ministry. The deals were signed by Peruvian Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano and his French counterpart, Jean Yves Le Drian, during a ceremony held in the headquarters of the Peruvian Army.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 03:32 AM

 

Canadian army completed military training of Polish soldiers for deployment in Afghanistan 0511132

Canadian army completed military training of Polish soldiers for deployment in Afghanistan
 

Twelve Canadian Army officers and senior non-commissioned members completed a nine-day training event aimed to certify the readiness of Polish Task Force (PTF) White Eagle Headquarters for a deployment to Afghanistan that is planned for December. The training event, dubbed Exercise BAGRAM XIV, marked the first time - in the 14-year history of the exercise – that Canadian Armed Forces participated.

Twelve Canadian Army officers and senior non-commissioned members completed a nine-day training event aimed to certify the readiness of Polish Task Force (PTF) White Eagle Headquarters for a deployment to Afghanistan that is planned for December. The training event, dubbed Exercise BAGRAM XIV, marked the first time - in the 14-year history of the exercise – that Canadian Armed Forces participated.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 03:05 AM

 

IWI Israel Weapon Industries presents its full range small arms at Defense & Security 2013 0511131

IWI Israel Weapon Industries presents its full range of small arms at Defense & Security 2013
 

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) - a leader in the production of combat-proven small arms for governments, armies, and law enforcement agencies around the world - presents its complete solution for small arms for the first time at Defence & Security Thailand, taking place in Bangkok, November 4-7, Hall 1, Stand #641.

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) - a leader in the production of combat-proven small arms for governments, armies, and law enforcement agencies around the world - presents its complete solution for small arms for the first time at Defence & Security Thailand, taking place in Bangkok, November 4-7, Hall 1, Stand #641.
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013 02:38 AM

 

UAE Tawazun at Defense and Security 2013 exhibition in Thailand with small arms ammunitions 0411134

Tawazun at Defense and Security 2013 exhibition in Thailand with small arms and ammunitions
 

Tawazun, the strategic investment firm focused on the long-term development of UAE’s industrial manufacturing and technology capabilities and knowledge-transfer with a specific focus on the defense sector, participates for the first time in the Defense and Security 2013 exhibition in Bangkok with two subsidiaries, Caracal International and Caracal Light Ammunition (CLA).

Tawazun, the strategic investment firm focused on the long-term development of UAE’s industrial manufacturing and technology capabilities and knowledge-transfer with a specific focus on the defense sector, participates for the first time in the Defense and Security 2013 exhibition in Bangkok with two subsidiaries, Caracal International and Caracal Light Ammunition (CLA).
Monday, November 4, 2013 07:23 PM

 

Transhield to supply protective covers for more than 4,500 MRAP for U.S. Army Marine Corps 0411131

Transhield to supply protective covers for more than 4,500 MRAP for U.S. Army and Marine Corps
 

Transhield, Inc. announced today that the company was awarded a $8.3 million contract to supply protective covers for more than 4,500 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles in the U.S. Army fleet. The contract also includes covers for 217 U.S. Navy MRAPs, U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs), M777 Howitzers and other critical items.

Transhield, Inc. announced today that the company was awarded a $8.3 million contract to supply protective covers for more than 4,500 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles in the U.S. Army fleet. The contract also includes covers for 217 U.S. Navy MRAPs, U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs), M777 Howitzers and other critical items.
Monday, November 4, 2013 06:43 PM

 

British Company INROBSYS opens office in France to market products in French-speaking countries 0411

British Company INROBSYS opens office in France to market products in French-speaking countries
 

Britain's Integral Robotics Systems Services Ltd. has opened a French subsidiary for marketing its products in France and other French-speaking countries. Those products include remotely piloted aircraft, autonomous ground and marine vehicles and other robotic systems.

Britain's Integral Robotics Systems Services Ltd. has opened a French subsidiary for marketing its products in France and other French-speaking countries. Those products include remotely piloted aircraft, autonomous ground and marine vehicles and other robotic systems.
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Monday, November 4, 2013 09:54 AM

 

Defense industries of Iran work on new generation of missiles and space launch center 0411131

Defense industries of Iran work on new generation of missiles and space launch center
 

The Iranian Defense Ministry's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) announced on Sunday, November 3, 2013, that it is working on "the fourth wave of defense industries' products" to manufacture a new generation of missiles, adding that it also plans to build a new space launch center and more powerful satellite carriers.

The Iranian Defense Ministry's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) announced on Sunday, November 3, 2013, that it is working on "the fourth wave of defense industries' products" to manufacture a new generation of missiles, adding that it also plans to build a new space launch center and more powerful satellite carriers.
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Monday, November 4, 2013 08:42 AM

 

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