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Army - Military - Defense Industry News December 2010
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Russian missile manufacturer to build two new production facilities to expand the export 311210-3

Russian missile manufacturer to build two new production facilities to expand the export
 
Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defense systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on 29 december 2010.
Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defense systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on 29 december 2010.
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31 December 09:22 AM
 

best wishes and Happy New Year 2011 Alain Servaes General manager and Army Recognition team 311210-1

Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2011
 
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2010. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2011 to you and your family.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the faithful cooperation during 2010. Our very best wishes and Happy New Year 2011 to you and your family.
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31 December 07:30 AM
 

Oshkosh Defense to Bolster US Marine Corps with Logistics Vehicle System Replacement LVSR 301210-3

Oshkosh Defense to Bolster the U.S. Marine Corps with Logistics Vehicle System Replacement LVSR
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will supply the U.S. Marine Corps with more than 100 Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) Cargo variants and 120 enhanced protection kits following an order from the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM).
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will supply the U.S. Marine Corps with more than 100 Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) Cargo variants and 120 enhanced protection kits following an order from the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM).
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30 December 15:50 PM
 

New Attack against United Nations troops Ivory Coast, a new war or genocide in the country 301210-1

Attack against the United Nations troops in Ivory Coast, a new war or genocide in the country
 
Following an new attack against the United Nations Forces in Ivory Coast this December 29th, 2010, the tension continues to grow. The partisans of Laurent Gbagbo the incumbent President incite to attack the HQ of Alassane Ouattara, a luxury hotel protected by the UN mission soldiers.
Following an new attack against the United Nations Forces in Ivory Coast this December 29th, 2010, the tension continues to grow. The partisans of Laurent Gbagbo the incumbent President incite to attack the HQ of Alassane Ouattara, a luxury hotel protected by the UN mission soldiers.
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30 December 10:06 AM
 

China will continue to push forward military and defense modernization Chinese army 291210-1

China will continue to push forward military and defense modernization
 
China's Defense Minister, General Liang Guanglie said on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, that China will continue to push forward military and defense modernization.
China's Defense Minister, General Liang Guanglie said on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, that China will continue to push forward military and defense modernization.
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29 December 10:28 AM
 

New Mi-38 CargoTransport helicopter accomplished first Kazan-Moscow flight Russian industry 281210-1

New Mi-38 Cargo/Transport helicopter accomplished first Kazan-Moscow flight
 
The No.2 prototype of the new civil medium-class passenger/transport Mi-38 helicopter accomplished the first long-haul flight. Mi-38 took off in Kazan, where the manufacturer, Kazan Helicopters, is situated. It covered over 800 km and arrived in Moscow to continue testing program at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, designer of this rotorcraft.
The No.2 prototype of the new civil medium-class passenger/transport Mi-38 helicopter accomplished the first long-haul flight. Mi-38 took off in Kazan, where the manufacturer, Kazan Helicopters, is situated. It covered over 800 km and arrived in Moscow to continue testing program at Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, designer of this rotorcraft.
28 December 18:29 PM
 

Iranian army will be equipped with new rapid reaction tanks and light armoured vehicles 271210-1

Iranian army will be equipped with new rapid reaction tanks and light armoured vehicles
 
A senior Iranian commander on December 26, 2010, announced that the country has equipped its Army's Ground Force with new rapid reaction tanks and light armored vehicles.
A senior Iranian commander on December 26, 2010, announced that the country has equipped its Army's Ground Force with new rapid reaction tanks and light armored vehicles.
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27 December 10:44 AM
 

Russian army Ground Air Defense Force to become part of united aerospace defense system 261210-1

Russian army Ground Air Defense Force to become part of united aerospace defense system
 
The Russian Ground Forces' Air Defense Force will become part of a united aerospace defense system, the Air Defense Force's chief has said.
The Russian Ground Forces' Air Defense Force will become part of a united aerospace defense system, the Air Defense Force's chief has said.
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26 December 11:44 AM
 

First Afghan Vice-President stresses need of defense cooperation between Iran Afghanistan 251210-7

First Afghan Vice-President stresses the need of defense cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan
 
Afghanistan's First Vice-President Mohammad Fahim Khan reiterated Iran's unique role in the establishment of security and stability in his country and the region, and stressed the need for the further bolstering of defense cooperation between Tehran and Kabul.
Afghanistan's First Vice-President Mohammad Fahim Khan reiterated Iran's unique role in the establishment of security and stability in his country and the region, and stressed the need for the further bolstering of defense cooperation between Tehran and Kabul.
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25 December 22:00 PM
 

Qatar wants to boost mutual cooperation with Iran in defense military fields 251210-4

Qatar wants to boost mutual cooperation with Iran in defense fields
 
Qatar's Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah underlined his country's willingness to boost mutual cooperation with Iran in defense fields.
Qatar's Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah underlined his country's willingness to boost mutual cooperation with Iran in defense fields.
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25 December 11:55 AM
 

Russia picks French Mistral class for its navy

Russia picks French Mistral class for its navy
 
Russia picks French Mistral class for its navy
According to a statement from the French President Office, France and Russia have agreed on the provision of two Mistral class Projection and Command vessels, with two additional ships to be commissioned at a time Later.
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24 December 4:30 PM
 

First contract with Italian Army Ambulance version of MPV VTTM Iveco protected vehicle 23122010-6

First contract signed with Italian Army for Ambulance version of MPV/VTTM Iveco protected vehicle
 
Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on December 20th, 2010 the Italian Army placed order for a batch of 12 MPV in the Ambulance version (named VTMM Ambulance by the Italian Army) to be delivered between 2011 and 2012.
Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on December 20th, 2010 the Italian Army placed order for a batch of 12 MPV in the Ambulance version (named VTMM Ambulance by the Italian Army) to be delivered between 2011 and 2012.
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23 December 18:56 PM
 

Swedish MBT122B Evolution one of best protected main battle tanks in the world 23122010-5

Swedish MBT122B Evolution is recognized as one of best protected main battle tanks in the world
 
The Swedish MBT122B Evolution has already been recognized as one of the best protected main battle tanks in the world. Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV),IBD Deisenroth Engineering succeeded in the development of a further improved protection dedicated to the tank. The concept is thereby designed to protect against the actual and future threats in theatre, especially in asymmetric and urban warfare.
The Swedish MBT122B Evolution has already been recognized as one of the best protected main battle tanks in the world. Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV),IBD Deisenroth Engineering succeeded in the development of a further improved protection dedicated to the tank. The concept is thereby designed to protect against the actual and future threats in theatre, especially in asymmetric and urban warfare.
23 December 10:56 AM
 

South Korea begins a series of live-fire military exercises on an unprecedented scale 23122010-1

South Korea begins a series of live-fire military exercises on an unprecedented scale
 
South Korea begins a series of live-fire military exercises on an unprecedented scale near the heavily armed land border with the North. Hundreds of troops, tanks, helicopters and jet fighters are gathering some 20km (12 miles) from the heavily armed land border.
South Korea begins a series of live-fire military exercises on an unprecedented scale near the heavily armed land border with the North. Hundreds of troops, tanks, helicopters and jet fighters are gathering some 20km (12 miles) from the heavily armed land border.
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23 December 07:56 AM
 

Israeli army new Eitan UAV unmanned aerial vehicle squadron operational use 22122010

Israeli army opens new "Eitan" UAV unmanned aerial vehicle squadron to operational use
 
The Israeli Army new unmanned aerial vehicle squadron will improve the ability to respond to threats near and far. The Israeli Air Force Eitan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron’s opening ceremony took place on the Tel-Nof base.
The Israeli Army new unmanned aerial vehicle squadron will improve the ability to respond to threats near and far. The Israeli Air Force Eitan Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Squadron’s opening ceremony took place on the Tel-Nof base.
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22 December 18:15 PM
 

Successful firing in India with two short range ballistic missiles with nuclear capacity Prithvi-II

Successful firing in India with two short range ballistic missiles with nuclear capacity Prithvi-II
 
India successfully tested two Prithvi-II ballistic missiles, intended to equip the national air forces, announced S.P. Dash, director of the base of Chandipur, in the Indian State of Orissa, East of India.
India successfully tested two Prithvi-II ballistic missiles, intended to equip the national air forces, announced S.P. Dash, director of the base of Chandipur, in the Indian State of Orissa, East of India.
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22 December 10:22 AM
 

Pakistan on December 21 2010 successfully test fired of medium range nuclear ballistic missile army

Pakistan on December 21, 2010 successfully test fired of medium range nuclear ballistic missile
 
Pakistan on Tuesday December 21, 2010, successfully test fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said.
Pakistan on Tuesday December 21, 2010, successfully test fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said.
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22 December 10:06 AM
 

Real risk of a return to civil war in Ivory Coast after the disputed presidential election

Real risk of a return to civil war in Ivory Coast after the disputed presidential election
 
The UN's secretary-general has warned there is a "real risk" of a return to civil war in Ivory Coast after the disputed presidential election. Ban Ki-moon said the incumbent, Laurent Gbagbo, was illegally trying to expel the UN's peacekeeping force after it recognised Alassane Ouattara as victor.
The UN's secretary-general has warned there is a "real risk" of a return to civil war in Ivory Coast after the disputed presidential election. Ban Ki-moon said the incumbent, Laurent Gbagbo, was illegally trying to expel the UN's peacekeeping force after it recognised Alassane Ouattara as victor.
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22 December 08:18 AM
 

General Dynamics Awarded $165 million for 195 additional EAGLE wheeled armoured vehicles for Germany

General Dynamics Awarded $165 million for 195 additional EAGLE vehicles for Germany
 
General Dynamics European Land Systems entered a USD $165 million contract with the German Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement (Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung, “BWB”) on December 20 for the delivery of 195 highly protected EAGLE vehicles.
General Dynamics European Land Systems entered a USD $165 million contract with the German Federal Office of Defense Technology and Procurement (Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung, “BWB”) on December 20 for the delivery of 195 highly protected EAGLE vehicles.
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22 December 07:42 AM
 

For the First Time Since operation Cast Lead Israeli army Strikes Hamas Targets in the Gaza Strip

For the first time since Operation Cast Lead, Israeli Army strikes Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip
 
According to IDF (Israeli Defence Forces) Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, the situation in the Gaza Strip is very fragile with increased activity from terrorist operatives over the past few days as well as increased activity of the IDF.
According to IDF (Israeli Defence Forces) Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, the situation in the Gaza Strip is very fragile with increased activity from terrorist operatives over the past few days as well as increased activity of the IDF.
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21 December 18:11 PM
 

First Multi A4 FSA from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles transferred to German military

First Multi A4 FSA from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles transferred to German military
 
Made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV), the first Multi A4 FSA protected military transport vehicle has been formally transferred to the Bundeswehr at an official rollout ceremony in Munich.
Made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV), the first Multi A4 FSA protected military transport vehicle has been formally transferred to the Bundeswehr at an official rollout ceremony in Munich.
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21 December 11:36 AM
 

Oshkosh Defense to Deliver Additional M-ATV SOCOM Variants for U.S. Special Operations Forces

Oshkosh Defense to Deliver Additional M-ATV SOCOM Variants for U.S. Special Operations Forces
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will deliver more than 40 additional MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) variants for the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as well as more than 130 spare-parts kits for the vehicle following orders from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) awarded in November and December 2010.
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will deliver more than 40 additional MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) variants for the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as well as more than 130 spare-parts kits for the vehicle following orders from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) awarded in November and December 2010.
21 December 09:50 AM
 

Sagem delivers primary mirrors to Astrium for the Gaia star mapping satellite

Sagem delivers primary mirrors to Astrium for the Gaia star mapping satellite
 
Sagem (Safran group) has delivered the primary mirrors for the Gaia astronomy satellite to Astrium, prime contractor for this program on behalf of the European Space Agency.
Sagem (Safran group) has delivered the primary mirrors for the Gaia astronomy satellite to Astrium, prime contractor for this program on behalf of the European Space Agency.
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20 December 17:50 PM
 

Elbit Systems mobile multi-sensor monitoring and surveillance systems for Rosomak 8x8 vehicle

Elbit Systems mobile multi-sensor monitoring and surveillance systems for Rosomak 8x8 vehicle
 
Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("ESLT") announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $16 million from the Polish Ministry of National Defense to supply mobile multi-sensor monitoring and surveillance systems for the Polish Army. The project is scheduled to be completed in the next year.
Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("ESLT") announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $16 million from the Polish Ministry of National Defense to supply mobile multi-sensor monitoring and surveillance systems for the Polish Army. The project is scheduled to be completed in the next year.
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20 December 16:06 PM
 

Development of a new Russian heavy ballistic missile for 2020 state armes procurement program

Development of a new Russian heavy ballistic missile for 2020 state armes procurement program
 
Russia's state arms procurement program through 2020 provides for the development of a new heavy ballistic missile, a leading missile designer said on December 20, 2010.
Russia's state arms procurement program through 2020 provides for the development of a new heavy ballistic missile, a leading missile designer said on December 20, 2010.
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20 December 15:01 PM
 

North Korea reinforced the alert level of its armed forces North Korean army military

North Korea reinforced the alert level of its armed forces
 
North Korea reinforced the alert level of its armed forces along the coast after the advertisement by South Korea of real firing military exercises, announced today the South Korean agency Yonhap from a government source.
North Korea reinforced the alert level of its armed forces along the coast after the advertisement by South Korea of real firing military exercises, announced today the South Korean agency Yonhap from a government source.
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19 December 19:04 PM
 

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