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July 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Elements GLONASS navigation system integrated to individual Russian soldiers equipment 3107112

Elements of GLONASS navigation system will be integrated to individual Russian soldiers equipment
 
Elements of the Russian satellite global positioning system GLONASS will be integrated into the communication equipment of the Russian soldiers airborne troops, announced Saturday, 30 July, 2011, the Russian army airborne troops chief of staff, General Nikolaï Ignatov.

Elements of the Russian satellite global positioning system GLONASS will be integrated into the communication equipment of the Russian soldiers airborne troops, announced Saturday, 30 July, 2011, the Russian army airborne troops chief of staff, General Nikolaï Ignatov.
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Sunday, July 31, 2011 06:20 PM

 

Russian army airborne troops will accept for service new self-propelled artillery gun in 2013 310711

Russian army airborne troops will accept for service new self-propelled artillery gun in 2013
 
Russian army airborne forces will accept for service new state-of-the-art self-propelled artillery guns in 2013, Lt. Gen. Nikolai Ignatov said on Saturday, July 30, 2011.

Russian army airborne forces will accept for service new state-of-the-art self-propelled artillery guns in 2013, Lt. Gen. Nikolai Ignatov said on Saturday, July 30, 2011.
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Sunday, July 31, 2011 05:10 PM

 

NATO fighter strikes Libyan state TV satellite facility during Operation Unified Protector 3007112

NATO fighter strikes Libyan state TV satellite facility during Operation Unified Protector
 
A few hours ago, NATO conducted a precision air strike that disabled three ground-based Libyan state TV satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli.

A few hours ago, NATO conducted a precision air strike that disabled three ground-based Libyan state TV satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli.
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Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:55 AM

 

First test version of Scout SV with joining of Experimental turret to a mule base platform 3007111

First test version of the Scout SV with the joining of Experimental turret to a "mule" base platform.
 
Little over a year since signing the Specialist Vehicle (SV) contract between the UK Ministry of Defence and General Dynamics UK, the first test version of the reconnaissance variant, Scout SV, has begun to take shape with the successful joining of the Experimental Demonstration Unit (EDU) turret to a “mule” base platform at the first attempt.

Little over a year since signing the Specialist Vehicle (SV) contract between the UK Ministry of Defence and General Dynamics UK, the first test version of the reconnaissance variant, Scout SV, has begun to take shape with the successful joining of the Experimental Demonstration Unit (EDU) turret to a “mule” base platform at the first attempt.
Saturday, July 30, 2011 09:15 AM

 

U.S. Army prepares to produce the first JLTVs Joint Light Tactical Vehicle 2907114

U.S. Army prepares to produce the first JLTVs Joint Light Tactical Vehicle
 
After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.

After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.
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Friday, July 29, 2011 02:36 PM

 

U.S. army has purchased new line of autonomous vehicle the SMSS Squad Mission Support System 2907113

U.S. army has purchased new line of autonomous vehicle the SMSS Squad Mission Support System
 
The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan for a first-of-its-kind military assessment. SMSS will deploy as the winner of the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition sponsored by the Army.

The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan for a first-of-its-kind military assessment. SMSS will deploy as the winner of the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition sponsored by the Army.
Friday, July 29, 2011 01:34 PM

 

British soldiers in Afghanistan will be equipped new ballistic explosion protective clothing 2907112

British soldiers in Afghanistan will be equipped with new ballistic and explosion protective clothing
 
The final phase of the British MOD's pelvic protection system will be issued to troops on the front line in Afghanistan in the next few months along with a new Personal Clothing System.

The final phase of the British MOD's pelvic protection system will be issued to troops on the front line in Afghanistan in the next few months along with a new Personal Clothing System.
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Friday, July 29, 2011 11:32 AM

 

British Defence Company Supacat launches a new Special Forces military vehicle the Wildcat 2907111

British Defence Company Supacat launches a new Special Forces vehicle, the Wildcat
 
The British Defence Company Supacat is launching a military variant of the Rally Raid proven Wildcat into the worldwide defence market to offer a high performance, off road vehicle for special forces, border patrol, reconnaissance, rapid intervention or strike roles.

The British Defence Company Supacat is launching a military variant of the Rally Raid proven Wildcat into the worldwide defence market to offer a high performance, off road vehicle for special forces, border patrol, reconnaissance, rapid intervention or strike roles.
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Friday, July 29, 2011 10:37 AM

 

New mobile Counter-Improvised Explosive Device training device to help US soldiers identify roadside

New Counter-IED Improvised Explosive Devices to help U.S. army soldiers to identify roadside bomb
 
The Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center recently added a mobile CIED trainer device to help U.S. Army Soldiers identify deadly roadside bombs during their deployments.
The Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center recently added a mobile CIED trainer device to help U.S. Army Soldiers identify deadly roadside bombs during their deployments.
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Thursday , July 28, 2011 09:27 AM
 

Three French soldiers of UNIFIL were wounded by road side bomb near Saida in Lebanon 2707113

Three French soldiers of UNIFIL were wounded by road side bomb near Saida in Lebanon
 
Three French soldiers serving with the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) were wounded by road side bomb near the city of Saida. The front of the troop carrier bore the brunt of the blast and was badly damaged, with several parts blown 20 to 30 metres away.

Three French soldiers serving with the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) were wounded by road side bomb near the city of Saida. The front of the troop carrier bore the brunt of the blast and was badly damaged, with several parts blown 20 to 30 metres away.
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Wednesday , July 27, 2011 11:38 AM

 

Russia will allow to increase its modern military equipment to 70% by 2020 2707112

Russia will allow to increase its modern military equipment to 70% by 2020
 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ordered on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, to complete promptly the remaining 30% of contracts under the 2011 state arms procurement program.

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ordered on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, to complete promptly the remaining 30% of contracts under the 2011 state arms procurement program.
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Wednesday , July 27, 2011 11:00 AM

 

BAE Systems Awarded $56 Million From U.S. Marine Corps for RG33 MRAP Work 2707111

BAE Systems Awarded $56 Million From U.S. Marine Corps for RG33 MRAP Work
 
BAE Systems received multiple awards from the U.S. Marine Corps totalling more than $56 million for five separate delivery orders for work on the RG-33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The awards will provide upgrades for MRAP vehicles currently in the field.

BAE Systems received multiple awards from the U.S. Marine Corps totalling more than $56 million for five separate delivery orders for work on the RG-33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The awards will provide upgrades for MRAP vehicles currently in the field.
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Wednesday , July 27, 2011 09:50 AM

 

German Acoustic Shooter Locating System ASLS from Rheinmetall now ready for market 2607111

German Acoustic Shooter Locating System (ASLS) from Rheinmetall now ready for market
 
The first basic version of the new Rheinmetall Acoustic Shooter Locating System (ASLS) is now ready for the market. The ASLS basic version comprises a powerful acoustic sensor platform (microphone antenna) with integrated analysis electronics as well as a control and display device inside the vehicle.

The first basic version of the new Rheinmetall Acoustic Shooter Locating System (ASLS) is now ready for the market. The ASLS basic version comprises a powerful acoustic sensor platform (microphone antenna) with integrated analysis electronics as well as a control and display device inside the vehicle.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011 09:12 AM

 

North Korea has started to build new railways to transport materials to a new missile base 2507114

North Korea has started to build new railways to transport materials to a new missile base
 
North Korea has been laying train tracks between a new missile test site in Tongchang-ri, North Pyongan Province and a nearby railroad station.

North Korea has been laying train tracks between a new missile test site in Tongchang-ri, North Pyongan Province and a nearby railroad station.
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Monday, July 25, 2011 08:45 PM

 

Live trial test for the new Israeli anti-ballistic missile Arrow 3 2507113

Live trial test for the new Israeli anti-ballistic missile Arrow 3
 
Israel recently completed a launch test of its Arrow 3 missile, a locally-developed system designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles high in the atmosphere, local media said on Monday, July 25, 2011.

Israel recently completed a launch test of its Arrow 3 missile, a locally-developed system designed to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles high in the atmosphere, local media said on Monday, July 25, 2011.
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Monday, July 25, 2011 07:26 PM

 

Elbit Systems Awarded Israeli Ministry of Defense Follow-on Order for Digital Army Program 2507112

Elbit Systems Awarded an Israeli Ministry of Defense Follow-on Order for the Digital Army Program
 
Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a $40 million order by the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD) for the follow- on Digital Army Program (DAP).

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a $40 million order by the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD) for the follow- on Digital Army Program (DAP).
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Monday, July 25, 2011 10:35 AM

 

More Saudi army troops may have been sent to quell unrest in the Gulf island state Bahrain 2507111

More Saudi army troops may have been sent to quell unrest in the Gulf island state, Bahrain
 
Saudi Arabia has been rotating some of its army troops in Bahrain, the Bahraini state news agency BNA said on Saturday, July 23, 2011, following reports more Saudi troops may have been sent to quell unrest in the Gulf island state.

Saudi Arabia has been rotating some of its army troops in Bahrain, the Bahraini state news agency BNA said on Saturday, July 23, 2011, following reports more Saudi troops may have been sent to quell unrest in the Gulf island state.
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Monday, July 25, 2011 09:09 AM

 

Morocco receives various types of equipment and ammunition of United States Army surplus 2407116

Morocco receives various types of equipment and ammunition of United States Army surplus
 
Various types of U.S. army surplus equipment and ammunition were delivered to Morocco on June 30 at the Casablanca Port as a result of two Excess Defense Articles foreign military sales cases originating from the Army Security Assistance Command.

Various types of U.S. army surplus equipment and ammunition were delivered to Morocco on June 30 at the Casablanca Port as a result of two Excess Defense Articles foreign military sales cases originating from the Army Security Assistance Command.
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Sunday, July 24, 2011 02:13 PM

 

A third Russian regiment of ground-to-air missiles S-400 Triumph will be operational in 2011 2407113

A third Russian regiment of ground-to-air missiles S-400 Triumph will be operational in 2011
 
A third regiment of ground-to-air missiles S-400 Triumph will be operational in 2011, announced Friday to Mojaïsk, in the area of Moscow, the commander of the Troops of the Russian unified defence strategic command of aerospace, General Valeri Ivanov.

A third regiment of ground-to-air missiles S-400 Triumph will be operational in 2011, announced Friday to Mojaïsk, in the area of Moscow, the commander of the Troops of the Russian unified defence strategic command of aerospace, General Valeri Ivanov.
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Sunday, July 24, 2011 11:49 AM

 

Two thirds of the Russian territory is protected by army air defence units 2407112

Two thirds of the Russian territory is protected by army air defence units
 
The Russian army troops of unified defence aerospace strategic command protect two thirds of the Russian territory, announced Friday, 22 July, 2011, to Mojaïsk, near Moscow, the commander of the troops Valeri Ivanov.

The Russian army troops of unified defence aerospace strategic command protect two thirds of the Russian territory, announced Friday, 22 July, 2011, to Mojaïsk, near Moscow, the commander of the troops Valeri Ivanov.
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Sunday, July 24, 2011 11:12 AM

 

United States approves the Army plan for the program GCV Ground Combat Vehicles 2407111

United States approves the Army plan for the program GCV Ground Combat Vehicles
 
The Pentagon has approved an Army plan to build a fleet of “Ground Combat Vehicles” that could cost as much as $10.5 million each, according to Defense News. (Source Star and Stripes)

The Pentagon has approved an Army plan to build a fleet of “Ground Combat Vehicles” that could cost as much as $10.5 million each, according to Defense News. (Source Star and Stripes)
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Sunday, July 24, 2011 09:22 AM