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April 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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BAE Systems adds Northrop Grumman to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle JLTV Valanx team 2904111

BAE Systems adds Northrop Grumman to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team
 
BAE Systems announced today it has added Northrop Grumman Corporation to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team. The team currently consists of BAE Systems, Navistar Defense and Meritor Defense (formerly ArvinMeritor).
BAE Systems announced today it has added Northrop Grumman Corporation to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team. The team currently consists of BAE Systems, Navistar Defense and Meritor Defense (formerly ArvinMeritor).
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Friday April 29, 2011 09:16 AM
 

New Zealand Light Armoured Vehicle has been hit by improvised explosive device Afghanistan 2804112

New Zealand Light Armoured Vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan
 
A New Zealand LAV light armoured vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Bamyan Province. The unit was hit around 12.30pm New Zealand time, with no injuries reported yet.
A New Zealand LAV light armoured vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Bamyan Province. The unit was hit around 12.30pm New Zealand time, with no injuries reported yet.
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Thursday April 28, 2011 11:38 AM
 

Raytheon awarded $58.3 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical 2804111

Raytheon awarded $58.3 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical.
 
Raytheon, American Company has been awarded a $58.3 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical, or GEM-T, missiles.
Raytheon, American Company has been awarded a $58.3 million contract for Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical, or GEM-T, missiles.
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Thursday April 28, 2011 11:04 AM
 

Russia has successfully test-fired RSM-24 Sineva ballistic missile Delta-IV class submarine 2704111

Russia has successfully test-fired RSM-24 Sineva ballistic missile from Delta-IV class submarine
 
Russia has successfully test-fired the RSM-24 Sineva (Skiff SS-N-23) submarine-launched ballistic missile from a Delta-IV class submarine, a defense ministry spokesman said. The missile, lauched from the Yekaterinburg submarine, hit the designated target on time, the source said.
Russia has successfully test-fired the RSM-24 Sineva submarine-launched ballistic missile from a Delta-IV class submarine, a defense ministry spokesman said. The missile, lauched from the Yekaterinburg submarine, hit the designated target on time, the source said.
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Wednesday April 27, 2011 09:53 AM
 

Italy agree to join NATO operations against Libya with F-16 warplanes 2604111

Italy agree to join NATO operations against Libya with F-16 warplanes
 
After several weeks of bombardment on the Libyan territory by the NATO coalition, the forces of Kaddafi continue to resist, and still to prevent the advance of the rebellious troops more. NATO air strikes also aimed the buildings of the residence personnel of Mouammar Kaddafi at Tripoli.
After several weeks of bombardment on the Libyan territory by the NATO coalition, the forces of Kaddafi continue to resist, and still to prevent the advance of the rebellious troops more. NATO air strikes also aimed the buildings of the residence personnel of Mouammar Kaddafi at Tripoli.
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Tuesday April 26, 2011 03:58 PM
 

New fighting between Cambodia and Thailand near the border of the two countries 2404111

New fighting between Cambodia and Thailand near the border of the two countries
 
Heavy fighting erupted on Sunday for a third day between Thai and Cambodian troops, with gunfire and explosions heard on both sides of the disputed border as the United Nations renewed calls for a lasting solution to the conflict.
Heavy fighting erupted on Sunday for a third day between Thai and Cambodian troops, with gunfire and explosions heard on both sides of the disputed border as the United Nations renewed calls for a lasting solution to the conflict.
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Sunday April 24, 2011 11:00 AM
 

United States launches today first drone strike in Libya against Kaddafi Forces in Misrata 2304112

United States launches today the first drone strike in Libya against Kaddafi Forces in Misrata
 
The United States has launched its first Predator drone strike on Libya. NATO military forces destroyed a Qadhafi regime Multiple Rocket Launcher BM- 21 (MRLS) in the vicinity of Misrata at approximately 1100 GMT today.
The United States has launched today its first Predator drone strike on Libya. NATO military forces destroyed a Qadhafi regime Multiple Rocket Launcher BM- 21 (MRLS) in the vicinity of Misrata at approximately 1100 GMT.
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Saturday April 23, 2011 19:12 PM
 

United States is using armed Predator drones UAV to help the Libyan rebels 2304111

United States is using armed Predator drones UAV to help the Libyan rebels
 
The United States is using armed Predator drones in Libya to target Muammar Gaddafi's forces with the approval of President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has confirmed.
The United States is using armed Predator drones in Libya to target Muammar Gaddafi's forces with the approval of President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Robert Gates has confirmed.
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Saturday April 23, 2011 12:12 AM
 

Ukrainian army will be equipped with an new anti-tank guided missile Stugna-P

Ukrainian army will be equipped with an new anti-tank guided missile, Stugna-P
 
The Ukrainian armed forces has adopted a new indigenous anti-tank missile system call Stugna-P, also capable of destroying low-altitude, slow-moving aerial targets, information from Defense Ministry on April 20, 2011.
The Ukrainian armed forces has adopted a new indigenous anti-tank missile system call Stugna-P, also capable of destroying low-altitude, slow-moving aerial targets, information from Defense Ministry on April 20, 2011.
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Friday April 22, 2011 17:17 PM
 

Russia will continue deliveries of S-300 air defense missile system to Belarus 2104112

Russia will continue deliveries of S-300 air defense missile system to Belarus
 
Russia will continue deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Belarus, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Belarus has several battalions equipped with Russian-made S-300 air defense systems on combat duty as part of the Russian-Belarusian integrated air defense network.
Russia will continue deliveries of S-300 air defense systems to Belarus, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Belarus has several battalions equipped with Russian-made S-300 air defense systems on combat duty as part of the Russian-Belarusian integrated air defense network.

Thursady April 21, 2011 13:14 PM
 

The Libyan rebels ask France and the United Kingdom a ground forces intervention 2004112

The Libyan rebels ask France and the United Kingdom a ground forces intervention
 
The combat to conquer the least street, the least block of houses, remain intense in the city of Misrata. One of the chiefs of the Libyan rebels officially asked for the intervention of French and British land forces.
The combat to conquer the least street, the least block of houses, remain intense in the city of Misrata. One of the chiefs of the Libyan rebels officially asked for the intervention of French and British land forces.

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Wednesday April 20, 2011 18:14 PM
 

Ukrainian Company KMDB shipped the first batch of BTR-4 armoured vehicle for Iraqi Army 2004111

The Ukrainian Company KMDB shipped the first batch of BTR-4 armoured vehicle for Iraqi Army
 
The State-owned Enterprise Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau shipped to its customer (the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Iraq) the first batch of the BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers.
The State-owned Enterprise Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau shipped to its customer (the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Iraq) the first batch of the BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers.

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Wednesday April 20, 2011 17:25 PM
 

Iranian army successfully test-fired its latest air defense missile system Sayyad 2 1804112

Iranian army successfully test-fired its latest air defense missile system Sayyad 2
 
On Saturday, April 17, 2011, Iran successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, dubbed as Sayyad 2, and Tehran's defense officials said that the system will be deployed across the country in the near future.
On Saturday, April 17, 2011, Iran successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, dubbed as Sayyad 2, and Tehran's defense officials said that the system will be deployed across the country in the near future.
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Monday April 18, 2011 12:56 AM
 

MBDA demonstrates VL MICA surface-to-air missile proficiency against stand-off weapons 1804111

MBDA demonstrates VL MICA surface-to-air missile proficiency against stand-off weapons
 
The French DGA-Essais Missiles test centre in Biscarosse, South West France, a VL MICA missile launched from a ground-based vertical launcher and controlled by a Tactical Operations Centre (TOC) developed by MBDA, intercepted a manoeuvring target flying at medium altitude and at a range greater than 15 km.
The French DGA-Essais Missiles test centre in Biscarosse, South West France, a VL MICA missile launched from a ground-based vertical launcher and controlled by a Tactical Operations Centre (TOC) developed by MBDA, intercepted a manoeuvring target flying at medium altitude and at a range greater than 15 km.
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Monday April 18, 2011 12:20 AM
 

Philippines army to upgrade Scorpion light reconnaissance tracked armoured vehicle 1504112

Philippines army to upgrade Scorpion light reconnaissance tracked armoured vehicle
 
The Philippine army's 12 aging Scorpion tanks will be upgraded as part of an ongoing equipment improvement plan, the Department of National Defense said.
The Philippine army's 12 aging Scorpion tanks will be upgraded as part of an ongoing equipment improvement plan, the Department of National Defense said.
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Friday April 15, 2011 06:40 PM
 

New Zeland Army sent LAV Light Armoured Vehicle in Afghanistan to better protect soldiers 1504111

New Zeland Army sent LAV Light Armoured Vehicle in Afghanistan to better protect his soldiers
 
Five light armoured vehicles (LAVs) from the New Zealand Army have been secretly flown to Afghanistan to better protect New Zealand soldiers deployed in Afghanistan.
Five light armoured vehicles (LAVs) from the New Zealand Army have been secretly flown to Afghanistan to better protect New Zealand soldiers deployed in Afghanistan.
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Friday April 15, 2011 02:39 PM
 

Arms market in Latin America a great potential for exports of Russian armament 1404117

Arms market in Latin America a great potential for exports of Russian armament
 
The arms market in Latin America, especially in Brazil, show a great potential for exports of Russian weaponry, a senior Russian defense industry official said.
The arms market in Latin America, especially in Brazil, show a great potential for exports of Russian weaponry, a senior Russian defense industry official said.
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Thursday April 14, 2011 02:43 PM
 

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has received a new order for the Dingo 2 from the German Army 1404111

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has received a new order for the Dingo 2 from the German Army
 
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has received an order for the assembly and delivery of 39 DINGO 2 in its most modern version, the DINGO 2 GE from the Federal Office for Defence and Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz.
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has received an order for the assembly and delivery of 39 DINGO 2 in its most modern version, the DINGO 2 GE from the Federal Office for Defence and Procurement (BWB) in Koblenz.
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Thursday April 14, 2011 10:45 AM
 

India launches a new program to develop a combat drone capable of firing missiles and bombs 1104112

India launches a new program to develop a combat drone capable of firing missiles and bombs
 
India is quietly going ahead with an ambitious programme to develop its own stealth UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles) or 'smart' drones capable of firing missiles and bombs at enemy targets with precision.
India is quietly going ahead with an ambitious programme to develop its own stealth UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles) or 'smart' drones capable of firing missiles and bombs at enemy targets with precision.
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Monday April 11, 2011 06:13 PM
 

Russia discusses with Brazil for joint venture to produce police wheeled armoured vehicle 1104111

Russia discusses with Brazil for a joint venture to produce wheeled armoured vehicle for police
 
Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Monday April 11, 2011, it was holding talks with Brazil on setting up a joint venture for manufacturing light-armor police vehicles.
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Monday April 11, 2011 05:55 PM
 

Iranian Army plans to display latest weaponry and military products at Army Day parade 2011 1004112

Iranian Army plans to display its latest weaponry and military products at Army Day parade 2011
 
The Iranian Army plans to display its latest weaponry and military products during the annual Army Day parades on April 18, a senior Army commander announced on Sunday, April 10, 2011.
The Iranian Army plans to display its latest weaponry and military products during the annual Army Day parades on April 18, a senior Army commander announced on Sunday, April 10, 2011.
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Sunday April 10, 2011 01:29 PM
 

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