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October 2011 - Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Elbit Systems won contract to supply CARDOM 81 mm autonomous recoil mortar for Spanish Army 3110113

Elbit Systems won contract to supply CARDOM 81 mm autonomous recoil mortar for Spanish Army
 

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has won contract to supply mortars to the Spanish Army. The project, valued at $8.5 million, will be implemented over a 12-month period.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has won contract to supply mortars to the Spanish Army. The project, valued at $8.5 million, will be implemented over a 12-month period.
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Monday, October 31, 2011, 10:06 AM

 

German government has offered second hand anti-aircraft gun Gepard 35mm to Brazilian army 3110112

German government has offered second hand anti-aicraft gun Gepard 35mm to the Brazilian army
 

The German government offered to the Brazilian Army second hand self-propelled anti-aircraft gun Gepard 35mm, recently refurbished by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann - KMW. A contract that would include spare parts, technical support, training, technology transfer and nationalization of KWM items through Brazil.

The German government offered to the Brazilian Army second hand self-propelled anti-aircraft gun Gepard 35mm, recently refurbished by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann - KMW. A contract that would include spare parts, technical support, training, technology transfer and nationalization of KWM items through Brazil.
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Monday, October 31, 2011, 09:36 AM

 

Nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in Libya 3110111

Nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in Libya
 

Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has announced that nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in the country and said foreign inspectors would arrive later in the week to investigate the issue, Al Arabiya TV network reported on Monday quoting a National Transitional Council official.

Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has announced that nuclear and chemical weapons have been found in the country and said foreign inspectors would arrive later in the week to investigate the issue, Al Arabiya TV network reported on Monday quoting a National Transitional Council official.
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Monday, October 31, 2011, 08:07 AM

 

CASSIDIAN has developed the most powerful ground surveillance radar worldwide German Army 3010114

CASSIDIAN has developed the most powerful ground surveillance radar worldwide for German Army
 

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed the world’s most powerful radar for battlefield surveillance for use by the German Armed Forces.

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed the world’s most powerful radar for battlefield surveillance for use by the German Armed Forces.
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Sunday, October 30, 2011, 11:47 AM

 

United States administration plans to build up American military presence in Persian Gulf 3010113

United States administration plans to build up the American military presence in the Persian Gulf
 

The United States administration plans to build up the American military presence in the Persian Gulf after it withdraws the remaining troops from Iraq by the end of this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday, referring to diplomatic sources.

The United States administration plans to build up the American military presence in the Persian Gulf after it withdraws the remaining troops from Iraq by the end of this year, The New York Times reported on Sunday, referring to diplomatic sources.
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Sunday, October 30, 2011, 10:43 AM

 

Pakistan tested cruise missile Hatf-7 Babur which can be equipped with stealth technologies 3010112

Pakistan tested cruise missile Hatf-7 Babur which can be equipped with stealth technologies
 

Pakistan tested this Friday October 28, 2011,nuclear- capable Hatf-7 Babur cruise missile having a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India, saying the launch was aimed at consolidating the country's strategic deterrence capability and strengthening national security. The Hatf-7 missile would be equipped with stealth technologies.

Pakistan tested this Friday October 28, 2011,nuclear- capable Hatf-7 Babur cruise missile having a range of 700 km that can hit targets in India, saying the launch was aimed at consolidating the country's strategic deterrence capability and strengthening national security. The Hatf-7 missile would be equipped with stealth technologies.
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Sunday, October 30, 2011, 10:24 AM

 

Turkish Company MKEK will assist Azerbaijan to deliver munitions to the world defence market 3010111

Turkish Company MKEK will assist Azerbaijan to deliver munitions to the world defence market
 

The issue of joint export sale was discussed and agreed on during the visit of Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz to Baku mid-October. According to the agreement, Turkish companies, especially MKEK will assist Azerbaijani Defense Industry Ministry in this issue.

The issue of joint export sale was discussed and agreed on during the visit of Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz to Baku mid-October. According to the agreement, Turkish companies, especially MKEK will assist Azerbaijani Defense Industry Ministry in this issue.
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Sunday, October 30, 2011, 09:47 AM

 

Russia sells armored vehicles BMP-T BTR-82 and TOS Buratino in Kazakhstan 2810111

Russia sells armored vehicles BMP-T, BTR-82 and TOS Buratino in Kazakhstan
 

The Kazakh military will take delivery of 12 BTR-82 8x8 wheeled armored personnel carriers, three Buratino heavy flame-thrower tracked vehicles, and three BMP-T Terminator tank support fighting vehicles. The latter can carry the 9M120 Ataka-T (AT-16 Scallion) anti-armor missile.

The Kazakh military will take delivery of 12 BTR-82 8x8 wheeled armored personnel carriers, three Buratino heavy flame-thrower tracked vehicles, and three BMP-T Terminator tank support fighting vehicles. The latter can carry the 9M120 Ataka-T (AT-16 Scallion) anti-armor missile.
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Friday, October 28, 2011, 10:24 AM

 

Northrop Grumman demonstrates advanced technologies for ground vehicle protection 2510114

Northrop Grumman demonstrates advanced technologies for ground vehicle protection
 

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has successfully demonstrated advanced technologies for ground vehicle protection and situational awareness at the Camp Roberts range.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has successfully demonstrated advanced technologies for ground vehicle protection and situational awareness at the Camp Roberts range.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 05:45 PM

 

UK Ministry of Defence selects Lockheed Martin to upgrade Warrior infantry fighting vehicles 2510113

UK Ministry of Defence selects Lockheed Martin to upgrade Warrior infantry fighting vehicles
 

The British Ministry of Defence has selected Lockheed Martin UK to lead a £642 million ($1 billion) contract as part of the major £1 billion ($1.6 billion) upgrade of the British Army’s Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle.

The British Ministry of Defence has selected Lockheed Martin UK to lead a £642 million ($1 billion) contract as part of the major £1 billion ($1.6 billion) upgrade of the British Army’s Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 05:30 PM

 

MEADS launcher unit arrive White Sands missile range in United States initial flight test 2510112

MEADS launcher unit arrive at White Sands missile range in United States for initial flight test
 

After completing extensive system integration testing, the first Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) launcher has arrived at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., ready to demonstrate its advanced capabilities. The lightweight MEADS launcher is easily transportable, tactically mobile and capable of rapid reload. It carries up to eight PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) Missiles and achieves launch readiness in minimum time.

After completing extensive system integration testing, the first Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) launcher has arrived at White Sands Missile Range,United States, N.M., ready to demonstrate its advanced capabilities.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 04:45 PM

 

Ukraine to provide technical cooperation for modernisation of Al-Khalid main battle tank 2510111

Ukraine to provide technical cooperation for modernisation of Al-Khalid main battle tank
 

Government of Ukraine will provide technical co-operation to Pakistan for the modernisation of Al-Khalid, the main battle tank of Pakistan Army, Oleh Shevchenko, from the busineess relation office of Ukraine Embassy told the Business Recorder during an exclusive talk.

Government of Ukraine will provide technical co-operation to Pakistan for the modernisation of Al-Khalid, the main battle tank of Pakistan Army, Oleh Shevchenko, from the business relation office of Ukraine Embassy told the Business Recorder during an exclusive talk.
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 10:08 AM

 

Turkish army continues military operations against the PKK terrorists' camps in Iraq 2310111

Turkish army continues military operations against the PKK terrorists' camps in Iraq
 

Turkish Army continues operations in the territory of Iraq to strike on PKK terrorists’ camps. About 15 000 Turkish soldiers have gathered on Turkey-Iraq borders. Thirty two rebels of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in a large-scale operation in Cuukurca town of Hakkari province in southeastern Turkey late Friday and early Saturday, private Dogan news agency reported on Saturday.

Turkish Army continues operations in the territory of Iraq to strike on PKK terrorists’ camps. About 15 000 Turkish soldiers have gathered on Turkey-Iraq borders. Thirty two rebels of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in a large-scale operation in Cuukurca town of Hakkari province in southeastern Turkey late Friday and early Saturday, private Dogan news agency reported on Saturday.
Sunday, October 23, 2011, 11:45 AM

 

Large joint military exercises Chinese air and land forces in four provinces over 3,000 km 2210114

Large joint military exercises of Chinese air and land forces in four provinces over 3,000 km
 

In mid autumn, a division under the Xinjiang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), with all its troops and armaments, crossed four mountains, two deserts and four provinces and regions, namely Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Ningxia, covering a distance of more than 3,000 kilometers ...

In mid autumn, a division under the Xinjiang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), with all its troops and armaments, crossed four mountains, two deserts and four provinces and regions, namely Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu and Ningxia, covering a distance of more than 3,000 kilometers ...
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Saturday, October 22, 2011, 12:04 AM

 

President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq by end 2011 2210113

President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of 2011
 

All American soldiers will be pulled out of Iraq by the end of the year, President Barack Obama has announced this Friday, October 21, 2011. He ordered a complete withdrawal from the country, nearly nine years after the invasion under President George W Bush. About 39,000 US troops remain in Iraq, down from a peak of 165,000 in 2008.

All American soldiers will be pulled out of Iraq by the end of the year, President Barack Obama has announced this Friday, October 21, 2011. He ordered a complete withdrawal from the country, nearly nine years after the invasion under President George W Bush. About 39,000 US troops remain in Iraq, down from a peak of 165,000 in 2008.
Saturday, October 22, 2011, 08:10 AM

 

New Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrtaor FED Alpha burns 70% less fuel than an HUMVEE 2210112

New Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrtaor 'FED Alpha' burns 70% less fuel than an HUMVEE
 

The Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator, dubbed "FED Alpha," was on display this week in the Pentagon courtyard for an Energy & Sustainability Technology Fair. Last week it was on the exhibit floor at the 2011 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition.

The Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator, dubbed "FED Alpha," was on display this week in the Pentagon courtyard for an Energy & Sustainability Technology Fair. Last week it was on the exhibit floor at the 2011 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition.
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Saturday, October 22, 2011, 07:50 AM

 

General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion to Upgrade LAV III Light Armoured Vehicles by Canada 2210111

General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion to Upgrade LAV III Light Armoured Vehicles by Canada
 

Canadian Minister of National Defence, announced today that the Government of Canada has awarded a contract valued at C$1.064 billion (US$1.052 billion) to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to incorporate a comprehensive upgrade package into the Canadian Army’s fleet of LAV III combat vehicles.

Canadian Minister of National Defence, announced today that the Government of Canada has awarded a contract valued at C$1.064 billion (US$1.052 billion) to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to incorporate a comprehensive upgrade package into the Canadian Army’s fleet of LAV III combat vehicles.
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Saturday, October 22, 2011, 07:23 AM

 

Equatorial Guinea has just ordered 48 ACMAT ALTVs vehicles for its police gendarmerie forces 2110113

Equatorial Guinea has just ordered 48 ACMAT ALTVs vehicles for its police and gendarmerie forces
 

Equatorial Guinea has just ordered 48 ALTVs for its police and gendarmerie forces. This urgent need will enable this country to strengthen security during the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament it is co-hosting with Gabon in early 2012.

Equatorial Guinea has just ordered 48 ALTVs for its police and gendarmerie forces. This urgent need will enable this country to strengthen security during the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament it is co-hosting with Gabon in early 2012.
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Friday, October 21, 2011, 05:25 PM

 

Oman armed forces could buy U.S. Avenger fire units - Stinger missiles fire units SL-AMRAAM 2110112

Oman armed forces could buy U.S. Avenger fire units - Stinger missiles and fire units SL-AMRAAM
 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Oman for AVENGER Fire Units, STINGER Missiles and Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missiles, as well associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.248 billion

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Oct. 18 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Oman for AVENGER Fire Units, STINGER Missiles and Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missiles, as well associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.248 billion.
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Friday, October 21, 2011, 01:32 PM

 

Libyan National Transitional Council fighters control 60 per cent of Bani Walid 1710112

Libyan National Transitional Council fighters control 60 per cent of Bani Walid
 

Libyan interim government forces say they have entered Bani Walid, one of the last outposts still loyal to deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi, with National Transitional Council fighters saying they now control about 60 per cent of the town.

Libyan interim government forces say they have entered Bani Walid, one of the last outposts still loyal to deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi, with National Transitional Council fighters saying they now control about 60 per cent of the town.
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Monday, October 17, 2011, 10:00 AM

 

Kenyan military troops were sent to attack al-Shabab in southern Somalia 1710111

Kenyan military troops were sent to attack Islamist rebel group al-Shabab in southern Somalia
 

Kenyan military troops have crossed into Somalia and have driven out al-Shabab fighters from two bases near the border in a joint operation with Somali soldiers, according to a Somali military commander.

Kenyan military troops have crossed into Somalia and have driven out al-Shabab islamist fighters from two bases near the border in a joint operation with Somali soldiers, according to a Somali military commander.
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Monday, October 17, 2011, 09:20 AM

 

United States soldiers were sent in Uganda to help hunt down the leader Joseph Kony 1510113

United States soldiers were sent in Uganda to help hunt down the leader Joseph Kony
 

United States President Barack Obama is sending about 100 United States soldiers to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.

United States President Barack Obama is sending about 100 United States soldiers to Africa to help hunt down the leaders of the notoriously violent Lord's Resistance Army in and around Uganda.
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Saturday, October 15, 2011, 11:27 AM

 

Turkey and Azerbaijan reached an agreement on purchase and sale Firtina 155mm howitzer 1510112

Turkey and Azerbaijan reached an agreement on purchase and sale Firtina 155mm howitzer
 

Though Azerbaijan and Turkey reached an agreement on purchase and sale of Firtina self-propelled howitzer, according to the reports there are some technical problems in the project. Germany’s MTU company, which is providing Firtina with engine, refused to provide with engine the self-propelled howitzer that will be sold to Azerbaijan. Yonca-Onuk company, which is going to sell boats to Azerbaijan, has faced similar problem

Though Azerbaijan and Turkey reached an agreement on purchase and sale of Firtina self-propelled howitzer, according to the reports there are some technical problems in the project. Germany’s MTU company, which is providing Firtina with engine, refused to provide with engine the self-propelled howitzer that will be sold to Azerbaijan. Yonca-Onuk company, which is going to sell boats to Azerbaijan, has faced similar problem. Saturday, October 15, 2011, 10:54 AM

 

ITT receives $27 million contract to equip Norwegian Armed Forces with night vision systems 1510111

ITT receives $27 million contract to equip Norwegian Armed Forces with night vision systems
 

The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation has awarded ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) a $27 million contract to further equip the Norwegian Armed Forces with Generation 3 night vision systems. The contract is composed of ITT's latest technology regarding monocular night vision devices and related accessories and includes options for future procurements.

The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation has awarded ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) a $27 million contract to further equip the Norwegian Armed Forces with Generation 3 night vision systems. The contract is composed of ITT's latest technology regarding monocular night vision devices and related accessories and includes options for future procurements.
Saturday, October 15, 2011, 10:28 AM

 

Raytheon Excalibur la-2 155mm precision guided artillery round ready for use in Afghanistan 1410112

Raytheon Excalibur la-2 155mm precision guided artillery round ready for use in Afghanistan
 

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired nine rounds in U.S. Army lot acceptance tests, which means the Excalibur Ia-2 precision-guided projectile is ready for U.S. Army and Marine Corps use in Afghanistan.

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired nine rounds in U.S. Army lot acceptance tests, which means the Excalibur Ia-2 precision-guided projectile is ready for U.S. Army and Marine Corps use in Afghanistan.
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Friday, October 14, 2011, 09:45 AM

 

Iran renews offer to equip Lebanese Army 1410111

Iran renews offer to equip Lebanese Army
 

Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi renewed Tehran's offer to equip the Lebanese Army during a meeting with Beirut's Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn.

Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi renewed Tehran's offer to equip the Lebanese Army during a meeting with Beirut's Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn.
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Friday, October 14, 2011, 07:25 AM

 

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