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

U.S. completes ground test of its Ballistic Missile Defense System
 
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The United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA), in conjunction with the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Pacific Command, today completed a ground test to assess the performance of the Ballistic Missile Defense System.
 

Orbital ATK wins a $126 mn order from U.S. for non-U.S. standard ammunition
 
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Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The combination of orders received in September and October 2016 under Orbital ATK’s Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and Basic Ordering Agreement contracts total $126 million.
 

Turkey completes first military base in Africa to fight against Al-Shabaab terrorists
 
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Turkey has completed equipping its first military base in Africa in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu, which is also the second overseas military installation, local daily Sabah said Friday. The base, which is expected to be operational soon, will host Turkish military officers to train Somali troops against the terrorist organization.
 

New Iranian-made Bavar-373 air defense missile system has greater range than Russian S-300
 
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In August 2016, Iran has showcased its newest air defense missile system, Bavar-373, which features characteristics similar to Russia’s S-300. According the Iran’s Air Defense commander, the range of Bavar-373, has been extended compared to the Russian S-300 air defense missile system.
 

The number of MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System will grow in the Russian armed forces
 
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The orders for multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) placed by Russia`s Ministry of Defense (MoD) will be growing, according to the Deputy Defense Minister, Yury Borisov. The Russian Armed Forces will start to take the delivery of the newest Tornado-S MLRS in 2017, according to the Head of the dedicated directorate of the MoD`s Department for the Implementation of the State Defense Order (Russian acronym: GOZ, Gosoboronzakaz), Mikhail Osyko.
 

Russian artillery vehicles 2S35 and 2S19 to be equipped with communication systems for Arctic
 
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Russian armor, including latest modifications of 2S35 Coalition-SV and 2S19 MSTA-S self-propelled artillery guns will be equipped with advanced communications means capable of operating in the Arctic, said Director General of the Popov Gorkosvky Communications Equipment enterprise which produces the device Mikhail Gusev.
 

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