January 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Russian Tornado-S 300mm Multiple Launch Rocket System MLRS has successfully passed state trials 13101171

Russian Tornado-S 300mm Multiple Launch Rocket System MLRS has successfully passed state trials
 
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The Russian-made Tornado-S 300mm multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) by the Splav scientific production association (a subsidiary of the Russian Rostec state corporation) has successfully passed state trials, the Director General of the company, Vladimir Lepin told the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper.
 

Czech Republic to buy 20 Pandur II 8x8 Armored Personnel Carrier vehicles 5310116

Czech Republic to buy 20 Pandur II 8x8 Armored Personnel Carrier vehicles
 
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The army of Czech Republic will buy 20 Pandur-II armoured vehicles from Tatra Defence Vehicle for 2.1 billion crowns ($82.77 million), the Czech Defence Ministry said on Monday, marking the second major deal for the defence company.
 

US Army 369th Sustainment's Brigade trains on Army’s newest communications equipment 53101173

US Army 369th Sustainment's Brigade trains on Army’s newest communications equipment
 
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While it may resemble a giant beach ball, the inflatable Ground Antenna Transmit Receive (GATR) Ball is actually the U.S. Army’s latest piece of satellite communications equipment. The technology is so new that the 369th Sustainment Brigade’s GATR Ball has a serial number in the single digits.
 

Polish and American troops conduct live-fire demonstration in Poland 53101172

Polish and American troops conduct live-fire demonstration in Poland
 
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The President of Poland formally welcomed American Soldiers during a ceremony at Karlike Range here Jan. 30, 2017. The ceremony, which featured the official uncasing of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team (Iron Brigade), 4th Infantry Division’s unit colors, culminated with a combined arms live-fire exercise between the two nations.
 

US Army 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment tanks begin arriving in Grafenwoehr, Germany 53101161

US Army 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment tanks begin arriving in Grafenwoehr, Germany
 
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The first 19 heavy tanks from 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment arrived Jan. 27 at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria, Tower Barracks, Grafenwoehr.
 

New Belarus-made Caiman 4x4 armoured vehicle will enter soon in service with Belarus army 13001172

New Belarus-made Caiman 4x4 armoured vehicle will enter soon in service with Belarus army
 
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According to the website voentv.mil.by of Belarus, armed forces of Belarus will a receive a first batch of upgraded version of the Soviet-made BRDM-2, called Caiman. A first prototype of the vehicle will be delivered to the Belarus armed forces for trials.
 

U.S. soldiers from the 36th Infantry Division will be deployed to Afghanistan 13001172

U.S. soldiers from the 36th Infantry Division will be deployed to Afghanistan
 
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U.S. soldiers of the 36th Infantry Division, their families, and their friends gathered for a ceremony at Cameron Field at Fort Hood, Texas, on January 28, 2017, to send off “Task Force Arrowhead” as they deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel. The Austin-based unit is part of the Texas Army National Guard and is headquartered at Camp Mabry.
 

Donald Trump signs new order for the use of attack helicopters and artillery against ISIS in Syria 12901171

Donald Trump signs new order for the use of attack helicopters and artillery against ISIS in Syria
 
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According to the Dailymail website, the new U.S. President Donal Trump could sign new orders for the use of helicopters and artillery on the ground against the tettorist group of ISIS i n Syria. During his campaign, Donald Trump pledged to expand the military power of U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and the Marine Corps.
 

South Korea will continue to develop and strenghten defense collaboration with United States 12801173

South Korea will continue to develop and strenghten defense collaboration with United States
 
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Ministry of National Defense (MND) of South Korea has selected international defense cooperation as one of its 4 defense priorities and been dedicated to enhancing the ‘World-wide Korean Army’ status. Not only has it solidified the relationship with the U.S., our largest ally, but has also worked on continuous exchanges and cooperation with surrounding nations which have an influence on the situation around the Kor
 

Romania has ordered more General Dynamics Piranha III 8x8 armoured vehicles 12801171

Romania to order more General Dynamics Piranha III 8x8 armoured vehicles
 
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General Dynamics European Land Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a fifth batch of additional PIRANHA III 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles to the Romanian Armed Forces. The serial production of the Piranha III started in 2006 with a first delivery in 2007.
 

Bittium to deliver Tough Mobile smartphones and related back-end system for the Finnish Forces 52701164

Bittium to deliver Tough Mobile smartphones and related back-end system for the Finnish Forces
 
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Bittium has signed a contract with the Finnish Defence Forces for the delivery of Bittium Tough Mobile LTE smartphones and related Bittium Secure Suite back-end system classified for Confidential level. The contract signifies a strategic decision to reinforce the information security of the wireless communications of the Finnish Defence Forces. Bittium Tough Mobile smartphones and the related back-end system will be used in different and diverse functions within the Finnish Defence Forces.
 

New Dhanush 155mm towed howitzer made first appearance at 68th India Republic Day Parade 12701174

New Dhanush 155mm towed howitzer made first appearance at 68th India Republic Day Parade
 
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The latest local-made Dhanush 155 mm towed arillery gun system made first appearance at the 68th Republic Day military parade in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The gun was part of the military parade with the Army's mechanised troops along with Akash air defense missile system and the BrahMos surface-to-air supersonic cruise missile.
 

Jankel showcases its innovative solutions at International Armored Vehicles in London 52701171

Jankel showcases its innovative solutions at International Armored Vehicles in London
 
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The Jankel Group are experienced manufacturers of light vehicles and survivability systems, delivering solutions to worldwide Departments of Defence, OEM’s, Government, and Non-Government Organisations.
 

India looks to replace Soviet-made missiles for 2K12 Kub air defense system 12701172

India looks to replace Soviet-made missiles for 2K12 Kub air defense system
 
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According to Sputnik, India looks to replace Soviet-made missile for 2K12 Kub (NATO Code SA-6 Gainful) to increase the air defense system of Indian armed forces. India has launched a new request at the international level to supply approximately 200 missiles for the system.
 

Ballistic missile defense system of Russia will be upgraded before the end of 2017 TASS 12701171

Ballistic missile defense system of Russia will be upgraded before the end of 2017
 
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Russia’s ballistic missile defense system will be upgraded before the end of 2017, Chief of Staff of a Ballistic Missile Defense Large Unit Colonel Alexei Chumakov said in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper. A fifth-generation surface-to-air missile (SAM) system that will be a successor to the Buk family may be developed in Russia within 7-10 years, CEO of the Tikhomirov Instrument-Making Research Institute (NIIP) Yuri Bely told TASS.
 

Latest camouflage kits to be fielded to Topol ground-mobile missile divisions 52601172

Latest camouflage kits to be fielded to Topol ground-mobile missile divisions
 
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In 2017, the Strategic Missile Force will receive winter and summer camouflage kits to hide and simulate its materiel. Priority will be given to the Topol ground-mobile missile system divisions, according to the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office.
 

Germany will shortly take a decision to purchase new short-range air defense missile system 12601174

Germany will shortly take a decision to purchase new short-range air defense missile system
 
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Germany is very close to take a decision to replace current short-range air defense system. Germany plans to purchase 16 firing units with new equipment for short range missiles. German Ministry of Defense had taken an initial look at the issue but had not yet made a decision about how to proceed.
 

United Kingdom will begin to deliver training to Ukraine's Armed forces 12601171

United Kingdom will begin to deliver training to Ukraine's Armed forces
 
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British Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said that the United Kingdom stands firmly alongside Ukraine as the British Army prepares to broaden its already extended training package to all of the country’s armed forces. Speaking in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, on his second trip to the country in 18 months, Sir Michael said that the UK is beginning to deliver training to Ukraine’s Air Force as well as its Army and Navy.
 

David's Sling missile has been successfully tested by Israeli MoD and U.S. Missile Defense Agency 12501175

David's Sling missile has been successfully tested by Israeli MoD and U.S. Missile Defense Agency
 
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The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete a test series of the David's Sling anti-ballistic air defense missile system, a central part of Israel's multi-tiered antimissile array.
 

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Starts Massive Drills in Western Iran 52501174

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Starts Massive Drills in Western Iran
 
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Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced that his forces have started massive wargames in the Western parts of Iran on Monday."The drills started today (January 23) and will continue in Western Iran for four days," General Pakpour said on Monday.
 

Romanian Military Police Detachment Provides Bagram Airfield Security 52501173

Romanian Military Police Detachment Provides Bagram Airfield Security
 
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Romanian and U.S. military police Soldiers have patrolled side-by-side for the last six months providing force protection assets, first responders for any and all emergencies, and enforcing the law, regulations, and standards on Bagram Airfield (BAF).
 

China would have deployed DF-41 ICBM Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in different locations 12501174

China would have deployed DF-41 ICBM Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in different locations
 
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China would have deployed several of its new multi-warhead road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile Dongfeng-41 or DF-41 in different locations in China. Pictures released on Chinese mainland websites show DF-41 in Heilongjiang Province.
 

Afghan Military Police Guard Command Training Exercise 52501162

Afghan Military Police Guard Command Training Exercise
 
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The Afghan Military Police Guard Command (MPGC) conducted an emergency action drill exercise, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Afghanistan National Detention Facility Prison - Parwan (ANDFP-P).
 

Pakistan successfully test-fires long-range Ababeel surface to surface ballistic missile 52501161

Pakistan successfully test-fires long-range Ababeel surface to surface ballistic missile
 
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Pakistan has conducted its first successful flight test of Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Ababeel, which has a maximum range of 2200 kilometers. The missile is capable of delivering multiple warheads, using Multiple Independent Re-entry Vehicle (MIRV) technology. The test flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system.
 

United States could deliver Persistent Threat Detection System Aerostats to Saudi Arabia 12501173

United States could deliver Persistent Threat Detection System Aerostats to Saudi Arabia
 
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The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 74K Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) Aerostats and related equipment, support, and training. The estimated cost is $525 million.
 

Photo T-16 BREM armored recovery vehicle based on Armata released on Uralvagonzavod calendar 12501172

Photo T-16 BREM armored recovery vehicle based on Armata released on Uralvagonzavod calendar
 
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The Gur Khan attacks! blog releases the first picture of the T-16 BREM, the armoured recovery variant of Armata series of heavy armoured vehicle. Currently there is two variants based on Armata platform, the T-14 Main Battle Tank (MBT) and the T-15 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV).
 

Orbital ATK Awarded Next Phase Advanced Multi Purpose 120mm ammunition Development 52401162

Orbital ATK Awarded Next Phase Advanced Multi Purpose 120mm ammunition Development
 
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Orbital ATK has been selected for the U.S. Army’s next phase of the 120mm advanced multi-purpose round development. The other competitor was the combined GDOTS and Rheinmetall team with a variant of the DM11.
 

NIMR Automotive of UAE presents its full range of tactical and armoured vehicles at IAV 2017 12401175

NIMR Automotive of UAE presents its full range of tactical and armoured vehicles at IAV 2017
 
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NIMR Automotive - a subsidiary of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), the UAE's integrated defence manufacturing and services platform - participated in the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) Conference in the British capital, London, held 23-26 January. The annual conference focuses on advanced military vehicles.
 

BTR-4 8x8 APC armored personnel carrier from Ukraine tested by Marine Corps of Indonesia 12401173

BTR-4 8x8 APC armored personnel carrier from Ukraine tested by Marine Corps of Indonesia
 
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Marine Corps of Indonesia armed forces has tested the new Ukrainian-made BTR-4 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (APC) in mountain conditions, at the same time trials were performed on the sea to test the amphibious capabilities of the vehicle.
 

New Russian-made Buk-M3 air defense missile system ready for export TASS 12401172

New Russian-made Buk-M3 air defense missile system ready for export
 
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The Buk-M3 anti-aircraft missile complex is being certified for export and is acquiring a corresponding passport, Director General of the Tikhomirov Research Institute of Instrument-Making of Almaz-Antei Concern Yuri Bely told TASS.
 

Barrett Communications provides HF radio for control towers for African peacekeeping missions 52401161

Barrett Communications provides HF radio for  control towers for African peacekeeping missions
 
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Barrett Communications High Frequency (HF) radio communications equipment has been installed into armoured mobile air traffic control towers for use in African peacekeeping missions.
 

Logistic troops from Belgian army arrive in Lithuania to join the new NATO forces in the country 12401171

Logistic troops from Belgian army arrive in Lithuania to join the new NATO forces in the country
 
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From 24 to 26 january 2017, Belgian soldiers will arrive in Lithuania by ferry via Klaipeda Seaport to join the NATO forces deployed in Lithuania as part of the bloc’s ‘Enhanced Forward Presence’ in the Baltic nation. A 500-strong military contingent of NATO troops, mostly from Germany is deployed in Lithuania as part of the bloc’s ‘Enhanced Forward Presence’ in the Baltic nation.
 

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK showcases its solutions for UK Military Vehicle Programs 52301162

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK showcases its solutions for UK Military Vehicle Programs
 
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General Dynamics Land Systems–UK will showcase its range of solutions for military vehicle programmes at the 17th International Armoured Vehicle Conference at Twickenham Stadium, London on 24 and 25 January 2017.
 

Nexter Systems from France showcases its VBCI 8x8 Infantry Fighting Vehicle at IAV 2017 in London 12301174

Nexter Systems from France showcases its VBCI 8x8 Infantry Fighting Vehicle at IAV 2017 in London
 
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Nexter Systems, the leading French land defence systems company part of KNDS Group, showcases its 8x8 “VBCI” 8x8 armoured infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) during the 17th Annual International Armoured Vehicles Conference which tales place in the Twickenham stadium in London from 23rd to 26th of January, 2017.
 

Orbital ATK receives $50 Million in orders to supply ammunition to U.S. Army and International Allies 52301161

Orbital ATK receives $50 Million in orders to supply ammunition to U.S. Army and International Allies
 
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Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million order from the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The U.S. government awarded the order to Orbital ATK under Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and Basic Ordering Agreement contracts.
 

Ukraine to develop the T-Rex a new main battle tank to compete the Russian T-14 Armata MBT 12301171

Ukraine to develop the T-Rex a new main battle tank to compete the Russian T-14 Armata MBT
 
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The Ukrainian Defense Industry has announced the development of a new main battle tank codenamed T-Rex using new technology and design that could compete with the new generation of Russian main battle tank T-14 Armata according the Ukrainian manufacturer Arey Engineering Group.
 

Quadcopter hoverbike JTARV demonstrated by U.S. Army Research Laboratory 12201172

Quadcopter " hoverbike " JTARV demonstrated by U.S. Army Research Laboratory
 
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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangular-shaped quadcopter also named the "hoverbike" joint tactical aerial resupply vehicle, or JTARV. during a visit from Department of Defense officials January 10, 2017.
 

New Presidential car for US President Donald Trump nicknamed The Beast to offer more protection 12201171

New Presidential car for US President Donald Trump nicknamed The Beast to offer more protection
 
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The new armoured car for U.S. President Donald Trump developed by General Motors features more armour and safety than previous Presidential limousine. It has taken more than three years to create the brand new state limousine for the President of the United States.
 

India plans to deploy hundreds of T-90MS tanks along western and northern borders with Pakistan 12101171

India plans to deploy hundreds of T-90MS tanks along western and northern borders with Pakistan
 
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According to the website Swarajya, India will deploy new T-90MS Main Battle Tank (MBT) along India's western and northern borders with Pakistan. Indian army plans to deploy a total of 464 T-90MS MBT along the border with Pakistan.
 

Schwabe from Russia has delivered P8x56L rifle scope s to Czech Republic TASS 12001175

Schwabe from Russia has delivered P8x56L rifle scope s to Czech Republic
 
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Russian defense contractor Schwabe has delivered more than 64 sights to the Czech Republic to fulfil an order awarded in June 2016. The hardware exported is collimated P1x42 and P1x20 and optical P8x56L scopes made by the Volgograd Optical and Mechanical Plant (VOMZ), according to Schwabe’s press office.
 

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