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November 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
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 Elbit Systems launches the FPR-10, a new ground detection and tracking radar
 
Border protection and security of critical infrastructures are a complex challenge for homeland security forces as these areas provide a highly effective concealment option for hostile threats. To meet this challenge Elbit Systems and SIGINT Elisra developed a new type of radar FPR-10, that offers extremely long-range foliage penetration for border protection and wide-area persistent surveillance.
Border protection and security of critical infrastructures are a complex challenge for homeland security forces as these areas provide a highly effective concealment option for hostile threats. To meet this challenge Elbit Systems and SIGINT Elisra developed a new type of radar FPR-10, that offers extremely long-range foliage penetration for border protection and wide-area persistent surveillance.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:21 PM
 

 India eyes on home-made competitor to Rafael's Trophy active protection system
 
The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of the Indian Army is looking to develop an active protection system for armored vehicles. If and when such a system will be materialized, it will compete against the Israeli "Trophy" by Rafael.
The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of the Indian Army is looking to develop an active protection system for armored vehicles. If and when such a system will be materialized, it will compete against the Israeli "Trophy" by Rafael.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:57 AM
 

US State Department approved major sale of logistic equipments to Iraqi Army
 
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for a Foreign Military Sales Order II (FMSO II) to provide funds for blanket order requisitions, under a Cooperative Logistics Supply Agreement (CLSSA) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million. The principal contractor will be General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for a Foreign Military Sales Order II (FMSO II) to provide funds for blanket order requisitions, under a Cooperative Logistics Supply Agreement (CLSSA) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million. The principal contractor will be General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Thursday, November 13, 2014 09:37 AM
 

Reutech starts delivering Land Rogue remote controlled weapon stations to Malaysian Army
 
Reutech’s Land Rogue remote controlled weapons stations are being delivered to Malaysia after recently passing factory acceptance trials. Reutech is supplying 54 Land Rogues to Denel Land Systems (DLS), which will be used by the Malaysian Army.
Reutech’s Land Rogue remote controlled weapon stations are being delivered to Malaysia after recently passing factory acceptance trials. Reutech is supplying 54 Land Rogues to Denel Land Systems (DLS), which will be used by the Malaysian Army.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:05 PM
 

Iran achieved construction of missile manufacturing plants in Syria
 
According to Iranian news agency Fars, Iran has recently achieved the construction of missile manufacturing plants in Syria. "The missile production plants in Syria have been built by Iran and the missiles designed by Iran are being produced there," Hajizadeh said in an interview on Tuesday, November 11.
According to Iranian news agency Fars, Iran has recently achieved the construction of missile manufacturing plants in Syria. "The missile production plants in Syria have been built by Iran and the missiles designed by Iran are being produced there," Hajizadeh said in an interview on Tuesday, November 11.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:58 PM
 

Fourth Iskander-M tactical missile system brigade set to be delivered to Russian army in November
 
The Kolomna Machine Building Design Bureau will deliver its second set of Iskander-M operative tactical missiles this year to the Russian Defense Ministry on November 18, the bureau's press service has reported. "This would be the fourth set supplied in the past two years under a contract between the Defense Ministry and the Kolomna Machine Building Design Bureau," says a report seen by Interfax-AVN on Monday.
The Kolomna Machine Building Design Bureau will deliver its second set of Iskander-M operative tactical missiles this year to the Russian Defense Ministry on November 18, the bureau's press service has reported. "This would be the fourth set supplied in the past two years under a contract between the Defense Ministry and the Kolomna Machine Building Design Bureau," says a report seen by Interfax-AVN on Monday. Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:51 AM
 

 Iran successfully tests home-made Sepehr long-range radar system
 
Iran has successfully tested a new domestically produced long-range radar system, known as The Sepehr (Sky), the Fars news agency reports. The Sepehr radar system was unveiled Tuesday.
Iran has successfully tested a new domestically produced long-range radar system, known as The Sepehr (Sky), the Fars news agency reports. The Sepehr radar system was unveiled Tuesday.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014 09:48 AM
 

Successful comprehensive trial for IAI's Barak-8 defense missile system
 
The Barak-8 Air and Missile Defense System has successfully completed a comprehensive trial of its components, the prime contractor Israel Aerospace Industries ( IAI) announced on Monday. A live intercepting missile was fired during the trial, which was carried out in conjunction with Indian defense and military officials and was the first involving a full operational scenario, the company said in a statement.
The Barak-8 Air and Missile Defense System has successfully completed a comprehensive trial of its components, the prime contractor Israel Aerospace Industries ( IAI) announced on Monday. A live intercepting missile was fired during the trial, which was carried out in conjunction with Indian defense and military officials and was the first involving a full operational scenario, the company said in a statement. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 09:48 AM
 

Elbit Systems begins testing WideBridge™ solution with the US Department of Homeland Security
 
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate awarded a contract to Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., to deliver a technology demonstration for a mission critical secure broadband services solution for first responders and public safety users.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate awarded a contract to Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., to deliver a technology demonstration for a mission critical secure broadband services solution for first responders and public safety users.

Monday, November 10, 2014 06:52 PM
 

CZ signed contract with Egypt for P-07 Duty handguns and Scorpion EVO3 A1 submachineguns
 
Czech small arms manufacturer CZ has sold 5 000 submachineguns and 50 000 pistols to Egypt, with deliveries of pistols currently underway. Last year Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) signed a massive contract with Egypt’s Ministry of Interior for 50 000 P-07 Duty 9 mm handguns. This contract was fulfilled in 2013. Also in 2013, CZ supplied 5 000 Scorpion EVO3 A1 9 mm submachineguns to the Ministry of Interior.
Czech small arms manufacturer CZ has sold 5 000 submachineguns and 50 000 pistols to Egypt, with deliveries of pistols currently underway. Last year Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) signed a massive contract with Egypt’s Ministry of Interior for 50 000 P-07 Duty 9 mm handguns. This contract was fulfilled in 2013. Also in 2013, CZ supplied 5 000 Scorpion EVO3 A1 9 mm submachineguns to the Ministry of Interior. Monday, November 10, 2014 11:47 AM
 

 Concern Sozvezdie presents the 1K144 small-size robotic surveillance system for recce units
 
Russian company Concern Sozvezdie, a United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation subsidiary, is getting ready to put into production a new military technology – the 1K144 small-size robotic surveillance system for ground forces’ reconnaissance units. Equipped with various sensors, the reconnaissance system can provide a broad spectrum of data on enemy strength and armaments in a specific area, while remaining undetected.
Russian company Concern Sozvezdie, a United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation subsidiary, is getting ready to put into production a new military technology – the 1K144 small-size robotic surveillance system for ground forces’ reconnaissance units. Equipped with various sensors, the reconnaissance system can provide a broad spectrum of data on enemy strength and armaments in a specific area, while remaining undetected. Monday, November 10, 2014 11:10 AM
 

Saab receives $33 mn missile subsystems order
 
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract comprising missile subsystems amounting to approximately MSEK 250 ($ 33mn). Deliveries will take place during 2015-2022. The strong product portfolio includes RBS 70, RBS 70 NG, NLAW and RBS15 missile systems.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract comprising missile subsystems amounting to approximately MSEK 250 ($ 33mn). Deliveries will take place during 2015-2022. The strong product portfolio includes RBS 70, RBS 70 NG, NLAW and RBS15 missile systems. 

Monday, November 10, 2014 09:48 AM
 

Indonesian government will increase defense budget to 1.5 percent of the state budget
 
The Indonesian government will increase the budget for defense from the current level of 0.8 percent of the state budget to 1.5 percent, Defense Minister Ryamizard Rayacudu said here Thursday, November 6, 2014. Minister Raymizard stressed that the move aims to change the slow pace of the development of the country's weaponry in recent years, in part due to economic crisis, to put it on a par with other ASEAN countries.
The Indonesian government will increase the budget for defense from the current level of 0.8 percent of the state budget to 1.5 percent, Defense Minister Ryamizard Rayacudu said here Thursday, November 6, 2014. Minister Raymizard stressed that the move aims to change the slow pace of the development of the country's weaponry in recent years, in part due to economic crisis, to put it on a par with other ASEAN countries. Sunday, November 9, 2014 08:42 AM
 

India successfully test-fired its local-made nuclear-capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile
 
India ,on Sunday, November 9, 2014, test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said. Describing the test of the state-of-the-art missile as fully successful, ITR Director MVKV Prasad said, "It was a user trial conducted by the army."
India ,on Sunday, November 9, 2014, test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said. Describing the test of the state-of-the-art missile as fully successful, ITR Director MVKV Prasad said, "It was a user trial conducted by the army."
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Sunday, November 9, 2014 08:16 AM
 

U.S. President to request $5.6 billion and 1,500 additional troops to fight ISIL in Middle East region
 
President Barack Obama plans to submit an updated request for fiscal year 2015 overseas contingency operations funds as the effort to defeat terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant moves into its next phase, White House officials announced November 7, 2014.
President Barack Obama plans to submit an updated request for fiscal year 2015 overseas contingency operations funds as the effort to defeat terrorists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant moves into its next phase, White House officials announced November 7, 2014.
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Saturday, November 8, 2014 07:43 AM
 

U.S. gives green light for the delivery of Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles to South Korea
 
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.405 billion. The principal contractors will be Raytheon Corporation in Andover, Massachusetts; and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Dallas, Texas.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Republic of Korea for Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.405 billion. The principal contractors will be Raytheon Corporation in Andover, Massachusetts; and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Dallas, Texas.
Friday, November 7, 2014 11:52 PM
 

France will start delivering military equipment and weapons to Lebanese army first quarter 2015
 
France will start delivering military equipment and weapons to the Lebanese army in the first quarter of 2015 as part ofthe Saudi Arabia $3 billion contract to help Lebanese armed forces in the fighting against Islamist militants, a French defense ministry source said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
France will start delivering military equipment and weapons to the Lebanese army in the first quarter of 2015 as part of the Saudi Arabia $3 billion contract to help Lebanese armed forces in the fighting against Islamist militants, a French defense ministry source said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
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Friday, November 7, 2014 10:07 AM
 

China and Russia to collaborate for important military cooperation projects
 
Senior Chinese and Russian military officials said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, that the two countries have reached agreements on a slew of important military cooperation projects during the 17th round of strategic consultation.
Senior Chinese and Russian military officials said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, that the two countries have reached agreements on a slew of important military cooperation projects during the 17th round of strategic consultation.
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Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:03 AM
 

India is now ready to export its home-made Pragati surface-to-surface tactical missile system
 
After Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos cruise missile, which has drawn the attention of a number of countries for its kill precisions, India is now readying its home-grown new tactical short range surface-to-surface missile Pragati for export purpose.
After Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos cruise missile, which has drawn the attention of a number of countries for its kill precisions, India is now readying its home-grown new tactical short range surface-to-surface missile Pragati for export purpose.
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Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:17 AM
 

Russia to allocate $4.3 million for military equipment for the Russian border guards in Ukraine
 
Russian authorities plan to allocate $4.3 million for the additional equipment and maintenance of 26 checkpoints on the Russian border with Ukraine, the head of border infrastructure state agency, Rosgranitsa, said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
Russian authorities plan to allocate $4.3 million for the additional equipment and maintenance of 26 checkpoints on the Russian border with Ukraine, the head of border infrastructure state agency, Rosgranitsa, said on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 03:06 PM
 

United Kingdom ready to send troops in Iraq to help Iraqi security forces fight Islamic State
 
United Kingdom is preparing to send soldiers back to Baghdad to support the US-led mission to help the Iraqi security forces fight the Islamic State. A number of officers are set to help train and advise the Iraqi army. They will be join an American headquarters that has been established in the capital.
United Kingdom is preparing to send soldiers back to Baghdad to support the US-led mission to help the Iraqi security forces fight the Islamic State. A number of officers are set to help train and advise the Iraqi army. They will be join an American headquarters that has been established in the capital.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 01:00 PM
 

Pakistan would like to test the new Chinese MBT-3000 VT4 main battle tank
 
According to Kanwa Defense Review, Pakistan is looking forward to testing the new MBT-3000 (also called VT4 for the export version) main battle tank designed by China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) based in Beijing. According NORINCO, the MBT-3000 is the latest technology of main battle tank especially designed to meet the challenge of high-tech warfare.
According to Kanwa Defense Review, Pakistan is looking forward to testing the new MBT-3000 (also called VT4 for the export version) main battle tank designed by China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) based in Beijing. According NORINCO, the MBT-3000 is the latest technology of main battle tank especially designed to meet the challenge of high-tech warfare.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 09:31 AM
 

Russian army has confirmed that Ratnik Future Soldier military gear will enter in service end 2015
 
The next generation Ratnik Future Soldier military gear will be adopted into service by the Russian Army by the end of 2015, the head of the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building (TsNIITochash) Dmitri Semizorov told journalists Monday, November 3, 2014.
The next generation Ratnik Future Soldier military gear will be adopted into service by the Russian Army by the end of 2015, the head of the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building (TsNIITochash) Dmitri Semizorov told journalists Monday, November 3, 2014.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 05:19 PM
 

Singapore to join multi-national coalition against Islamic State with soldiers and military equipment
 
Singapore's defense minister Ng Eng Hen has said that the republic will send military personnel and equipment to the multi-national coalition battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), local media reported on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. It will be the first Southeast Asian nation to join the campaign, the Straits Times reported.
Singapore's defense minister Ng Eng Hen has said that the republic will send military personnel and equipment to the multi-national coalition battling the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), local media reported on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. It will be the first Southeast Asian nation to join the campaign, the Straits Times reported.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 04:19 PM
 

Commander of U.S. European Command asks to increase U.S. rotational forces in Eastern Europe
 
The top U.S. general in Europe wants to increase U.S. rotational forces in Eastern Europe and stockpile more military equipment across the continent in response to continued agressive moves by the Russian military.
The top U.S. general in Europe wants to increase U.S. rotational forces in Eastern Europe and stockpile more military equipment across the continent in response to continued agressive moves by the Russian military.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 03:24 PM
 

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