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November 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
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Engineers of China have successfully tested laser weapon able to shoot down unmanned aircraft
 
Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Low Altitude Sentinel system can shoot down small aircraft within a 2-km radius within five seconds of detecting its target, according to a statement from the China Academy of Engineering Physics, one of the system's co-developers.
Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Low Altitude Sentinel system can shoot down small aircraft within a 2-km radius within five seconds of detecting its target, according to a statement from the China Academy of Engineering Physics, one of the system's co-developers.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 01:20 PM
 

Iraq would supply Kurdish fighters with heavy weapons to fight the Islamic State group
 
Iraq would supply Kurdish region with its needs for heavy weapons to help Kurdish fighters battling militants of the Islamic State group. Fighters defending Kobani, with just light weapons at their disposal, have repeatedly warned that they could not save the town themselves.
Iraq would supply Kurdish region with its needs for heavy weapons to help Kurdish fighters battling militants of the Islamic State group. Fighters defending Kobani, with just light weapons at their disposal, have repeatedly warned that they could not save the town themselves.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 09:39 AM
 

BAE Systems contract from U.S. Army to continue production of M109A7 self-propelled howitzer
 
BAE Systems received a follow-on contract from the U.S. Army to continue low-rate initial production (LRIP) on the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier. The M109A7 provides a significant upgrade over the M109A6 Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer while allowing for future growth.
BAE Systems received a follow-on contract from the U.S. Army to continue low-rate initial production (LRIP) on the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier. The M109A7 provides a significant upgrade over the M109A6 Paladin Self-Propelled Howitzer while allowing for future growth.
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 08:43 AM
 

Republic of the Congo government to request more blue helmets soldiers to protect civilians
 
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the Government's request for more “blue helmets” to backstop Congolese troops fighting to protect civilians from armed rebels that have carried out a spate of attacks in and around the eastern town of Beni over the past month.
The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has welcomed the Government's request for more “blue helmets” to backstop Congolese troops fighting to protect civilians from armed rebels that have carried out a spate of attacks in and around the eastern town of Beni over the past month.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 10:42 AM
 

Quickstep to deliver components to Thales Australia for Hawkei light 4x4 protected vehicles
 
Thales Australia’s innovative engineering might be the first thing people notice about its Hawkei vehicle, but the company’s pioneering approach to the supply chain is also attracting attention, with Quickstep the latest Australian company to team with Thales.
Thales Australia’s innovative engineering might be the first thing people notice about its Hawkei vehicle, but the company’s pioneering approach to the supply chain is also attracting attention, with Quickstep the latest Australian company to team with Thales.
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Saturday, November 1, 2014 01:00 PM
 

Strategic Missile Forces of Russia test-fired a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile
 
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Saturday, November 1, 204, a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwestern Russia, the country's Defense Ministry said. "The (MBR) RT-2PM2 ,Topol-M', a silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile, was launched on November 1, at 9:20 a.m. [local time, or 6:20 GMT] from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome," the ministry said in a statement
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Saturday, November 1, 204, a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwestern Russia, the country's Defense Ministry said. "The (MBR) RT-2PM2 ,Topol-M', a silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile, was launched on November 1, at 9:20 a.m. [local time, or 6:20 GMT] from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome," the ministry said in a statement.
Saturday, November 1, 2014 10:42 AM
 

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