October 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK 9M38 missile
 
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In July 2014, flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed over the Ukraine. Today, the Dutch Safety Board has issued its report on what happened. At a press conference, the chairman of the Dutch Safety Board, Tjibbe Joustra, has explained that “it was definitely a BUK 9M38 missile that hit flight MH17,” writes the BBC.
 

Plasan will deliver advanced armoured hull and protection systems for Australian Hawkei
 
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Plasan, a leader in the design, development and integration of advanced armored protection systems, for all types of wheeled and tracked vehicles, is proud to have been selected together withThales for the Land 121 Protected Mobile Vehicle – light (PMV-L) program.
 

USSOCOM orders more Carl-Gustaf ammunition
 
USSOCOM orders more Carl-Gustaf ammunition The US Special Operations Command has ordered more Carl-Gustaf ammunition from the Swedish defence company Saab. The order is under the framework contract which was signed in August 2014 for the procurement of the Carl-Gustaf M3 recoilless rifle system. Deliveries will take place in the 2015-16 period.
 

Successful fire test of Raytheon’s Pike munition
 
Successful fire test of Raytheon’s Pike munition Raytheon has successfully tested its new Pike 40 mm precision-guided munition, which can be fired from a standard tube grenade launcher. Two of these rounds were fired and the results have been positive, as they landed within the pre-defined area at a distance of more than 2,000 metres.
 

US airdropped ammo to Syrian rebels
 
US airdropped ammo to Syrian rebels The USAF has airdropped small calibre ammunition to Syrian rebels allegedly fighting against the Islamic State in the northern part of the country. According to Col. Steve Warren, spokesman of the US military command in charge of the fight against the IS in Syria and Iraq, the operation was carried out on Sunday with Boeing C-17 airplanes.
 

Rohde & Schwarz and Tata Power signed an MoU for new radios
 
Rohde Schwarz and Tata Power signed an MoU for new radios Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division signed a memorandum of understanding with Rohde & Schwarz. In an effort to develop software defined radios for the Indian government and defence sectors, under the “Make in India” initiative, the two companies will cooperate in the field of Terrestrial Radio Communications solutions.
 

Russian scientists and the Siberian State Technical University have developped new UAV for Arctic
 
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Scientists with the Siberian State Technical University (OmGTU) have developed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for operations in the harsh Arctic environment, Pavel Pogarsky, chief of the Small Unmanned Aircraft Design Bureau, OmGTU, told journalists on Tuesday.
 

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