August 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

  Switzerland becomes first European customer for Mabey Bridge's 90m Delta Bridge
 
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The procurement arm for the Swiss Federal Ministry of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport, Armasuisse, has become the first European customer for Mabey Bridge’s Delta Bridge. The new, single span, 90m Delta bridge will be opened next month and will cross the Rhine river close to Chur, the capital of the Swiss Canton of Graubünden, unveiled the British company Maby Bridge.
 

  Rheinmetall to manufacture turret structures for British Army's Scout SV Reconnaissance vehicle
 
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Rheinmetall has won an important order in connection with a key programme of the British Ministry of Defence to procure a new generation of combat vehicles for Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. Lockheed Martin UK has contracted with Rheinmetall’s Defence arm to manufacture the turret structures for the British Army’s new Scout SV Reconnaissance vehicle, the German company announced today August 3rd, 2015.
 

  South Korea about to start deployement of new Cheongung M-SAM air defense missile system
 
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South Korea will deploy a new homegrown mid-range surface-to-air missile, M-SAM, in the country's armed forces this year following a successful test-fire, the South Korea's defense acquisition agency said last week. The missile with a 40-kilometer range, also called "Cheongung," was developed locally in 2011 to replace the RoK Air Force's (RoKAF) aging batteries of MIM-23 Hawk from the U.S.
 

 The Weststar Group selected to provide Malaysian military with STARStreak VSHORAD systems
 
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The Weststar Group has been recently appointed as the main contractor for Ministry of Defence Malaysia, (MINDEF) procurement of the latest state-of-the-art STARStreak Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) system from Thales Air Defense Limited UK, the Malaysian company announces today.
 

Russia will start delivery of advanced version of S-300 air defense missile system to Iran in 2016
 
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Vladimir Kozhin, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide on military-technical cooperation, said that Russia is assembling a more advanced version of its S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system to begin its shipment to Iran by 2016. He noted that Moscow is also modernizing some parts of the system and changing contract terms such as the pricing.
 

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