October 2016 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Russia has completed the delivery of S-300PMU2 air defense missile systems to Iran
 
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Russia completed the supplies of S-300PMU2 air defense complexes to Iran, said a representative of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation. The S-300PMU2 NATO name SA-20B Favorit system is the lastest development of Almaz S-300 air defense missile system variants.
 

USA plans to use missile defense system to enhance its anti-satellite capabilities
 
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The United States plans to use the global ballistic missile defense system to enhance its capabilities to destroy other countries’ satellites in orbit, First Deputy Chief of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operations Department Lieutenant-General Viktor Poznikhir said.
 

Kurdish forces prepare their Batmobile-style armoured vehicles for Mosul's battle in Iraq
 
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The battle plans to oust the Islamic State from the city of Mosul are in place. Preparations for the offensive have sped up in recent weeks, after officials in Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government agreed on a detailed military plan to retake the northern city.
 

Turkey ready to study the Russian offer to produce S-300VM as new air defense system for its army
 
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Turkey is ready to study Russia’s proposal on the production of S-300VM anti-ballistic missile defense systems, Russia’s NTV channel reported with reference to diplomatic sources. This information came almost a year after Ankara cancelled a preliminary deal with China to purchase Chinese-made FD-2000 amid concerns from its NATO partners.
 

Russian coastal defense division will receive quad bikes for use in the Arctic region
 
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The Russian coastal defense division, expected to be stationed in the Chukotka Peninsula in 2018, will be issued quadbikes, according to the Izvestia daily. The mission of the new Arctic infantry battalions is to patrol the coast and prevent the landing of enemy commandos. In case of a large-scale amphibious assault by hostile marines, the Arctic infantrymen will dash to their landing site and engage the enemy in stride.
 

COGES announces the 4th edition of ShieldAfrica Defence and security exhibition in Côte d'Ivoire
 
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Coges, the French organiser of International Defence & Security Exhibitions announces the 4th edition of SHIELDAFRICA exhibition will be held from January 24th to 26th 2017 in Abidjan – Côte d’Ivoire, in the Police Academy facilities.
 

FLIR announces identiFINDER R100 personal radiation detector
 
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FLIR Systems announced today the identiFINDER® R100 personal radiation detector, the latest addition to its industry-leading identiFINDER R-Series handheld radiation security solutions. The belt-worn R100 integrates networking capabilities to safeguard first responders, law enforcement, and military and security personnel by delivering immediate radiation threat alarms and providing automatically-generated radiation dose rate reports to offer increased situational awareness to central command personnel.
 

Iran to deploy the 43rd Navy flotilla in eastern and southern Africa
 
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The 43rd flotilla of the Iranian Navy will set off for the high seas to safeguard maritime routes used by Iranian vessels operating in international waters in Africa and the Atlantic Ocean, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced.
 

Pole-21 electronic countermeasures system to enter in service with Russian armed forces
 
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The Russian Army has adopted Pole-21 electronic countermeasures system from Electronic Warfare Scientific and Technical Center JSC, according to the Izvestia daily. The Pole-21 is designed to protect strategic installations against enemy cruise missiles, smart bombs and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) reliant on the GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou positioning systems for navigation and guidance.
 

Russia has developed new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 Typhoon VDV for Russian airborne troops
 
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Russian defense industry has developed the new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 "Typhoon-VDV" especially designed for airborne troops. According some Russian military sources, the design of the vehicle is made by the Company OJSC a subdivision of the Russian Company Kamaz.
 

Russia and China will conduct a second anti-missile joint exercise next year
 
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During a China-Russia joint press briefing on missile defense on the sidelines of the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, the two countries announced that they will conduct a second anti-missile joint exercise next year as the United States plans to deploy a missile defense system near them.
 

Russian army has deployed several Iskander tactical missiles in Kaliningrad region
 
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The Russian military have numerously deployed Iskander operational and tactical missile complexes in Kaliningrad region and will keep doing it for combat training purposes, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov said commenting on western reports on Iskander deployment.
 

Russia to produce Pantsir-SM air defense system in 2018
 
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The production of the first batch of cutting-edge Pantsir-SM anti-air missile/gun systems will begin in about two years, Vladimir Popov, director general of the Shcheglovsky Val Company (a subsidiary of the High-Precision Systems Corporation), has told journalists.
 

Azov from Ukraine unveils its new BKM 4x4 armoured personnel carrier based on Soviet BRDM-2
 
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The Ukrainian Company Azov has just finished the design and manufacturing of a new generation of 4x4 armoured vehicle called BKM based on the Soviet-made BRDM-2 4x4 armoured personnel carrier. The first prototype was developed in less than three months and presented for the first time during Arms and Security exhibition in Ukraine, which takes place from the 11 to 14 October 2016.
 

Russian Army Southern Military District has received 350 new military equipment
 
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This year Land Forces, coastal troops of the Black Sea Fleet and Caspian Flotilla, Southern MD special formations have received more than 350 pieces of modern armored and automobile vehicles, missile and artillery armament, communication and electronic warfare equipment, engineer hardware, and other equipment.
 

Russian Army Western Military District will receive 100 BTR-82AM armored personnel carriers
 
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Motorized rifle units of the Western Military District of Russian Army formation located in the Voronezh, Belgorod and Bryansk Regions are to receive more than 100 BTR-82AM armored personnel carriers. The BTR-82AM is an upgraded version of BTR-80 to the standard of BTR-82A.
 

Russian Armed Forces may return to former military bases in Vietnam and Cuba
 
Russian Armed Forces may return to former military bases in Vietnam and Cuba
The Russian Armed Forces may return to the former Soviet bases in Cuba and Vietnam, according to the Gazeta.ru online news agency. The Defense Ministry is pondering a return to the military bases in Cuba and Vietnam, says Deputy Defense Minister General of the Army Nikolai Pankov. "We are working on it. We see the problem," he said when asked if the ministry had plans to get back to the bases in Lourdes (Cuba) and Cam Ranh (Vietnam).
 

New targeting device to double Pantsir anti-aircraft range
 
New targeting device to double Pantsir anti-aircraft range
The anti-aircraft missile and gun Pantsir-SM complex will be able to destroy targets at a distance of up to 40 kilometers due to a multifunctional targeting station. It is twice as far as the current modification can operate, First Deputy Director General and Chief Designer of the Central Device-making Design Bureau of Rostec State Corporation Alexander Khomyakov told reporters.
 

Russian defense minister welcomes Russian weapons reliability and efficiency in Syria
 
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The Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu welcomes the demonstrated reliability and efficiency of the modern Russian armaments during the operation in Syria. Among many other assets, Russia deployed a Pantsir-S1 air defense system, around a dozen tanks (allegedly the T-90A), and naval infantry.
 

General Dynamics awarded Wide Mission Support contract for USSOCOM
 
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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded the SOCOM Wide Mission Support (SWMS) contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a maximum ceiling of $900 million over five years.
 

First batch of 12 CV9035 IFV Infantry Fighting Vehicles from Netherlands were delivered to Estonia
 
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A first batch of 14 CV9035 IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) bought by Estonian Armed Forces from Netherlands were delivered Friday, October 7, 2016. Training of the Estonian army unit that will use the IFVs will start in the second quarter of next year.
 

Russian army will receive BTR-82A 8x8 APC with equipment adapted for extreme Arctic conditions
 
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Russia's Defense Ministry will buy a number of the latest BTR-82A 8xc8 armored personnel carriers (APC) equipped with internal equipment adapted for extreme Arctic conditions. The BTR-82A is the latest generation in the family of Russian-made BTR-80 8x8 APC.
 

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