August 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

  New long-range early-warning radar system revealed in China
 
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Photos of China's long-range phased array warning system with a similar appearance to the US PAVE PAWS have been revealed by the Guancha Syndicate, a political website based in Shanghai, on Aug. 7. The photos taken last May indicate that China has the capability to develop its own version of a long-range warning radar like the United States and Russia.
 

  South Korea and United Kingdom seek enhanced ties in defense industry
 
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South Korea and Britain have agreed that they have great potential for partnerships in weapons development and trade, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, August 11. In their talks here this week, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and his British counterpart Philip Hammond noted that two-way trade reached US$13.2 billion last year.
 

Russia unloaded more military equipment in Arctic zone of country's Eastern Military District
 
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Russia is progressing in the development of the military towns’ infrastructure on Cape Schmidt and Wrangel Island in the Arctic zone of Russia’s Eastern Military District, which will be completed in 2015. The "Abakan" ship transported a large batch of materials for construction to the Artic responsibility zone of the Eastern MD.
 

  British Army's future Scout SV armored vehicle to be equipped with Oxley LED lights
 
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The new SCOUT SV armoured fighting vehicle developed for the British Army by General Dynamics UK will be equipped with high performance LED lights designed by Oxley Group with advanced protection against electromagnetic interference, the UK-based company announced on August 6, 2015.
 

 Japan to reach record defense budget of US$42 bn for FY2016
 
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Japan is expected to seek a record defense budget of 5.2 trillion Yen, or about 42 billion US Dollars, for the fiscal year of 2016, revelead on August 9 local medias. This comes after three years of increased defense spending by the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
 

  GAZ Group about to start mass production of Russian military's future Volk armored vehicle
 
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The Volk ("Wolf") armored mobility vehicle is currently undergoing experimental tests at the Arzamas Machinery Plant, the company’s press office reported. The vehicle was ordered by the Russian Defense Ministry and developed by Military Industrial Company, a military division of the GAZ Group. The Volk has modular design which allows for various modules to be set up, depending on the purpose.
 

Possible 4th Test of China's DF-41 CSS-X-10 Road Mobile Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by PLA
 
DF-41 ICBM PLA China Army Ballistic Missile According to sources in China citing several witnesses, an ICBM was successfully tested for the fourth time on August 5 2015. If the reports are accurate, this means that People's Liberation Army (PLA or Chinese Army) DF-41 new generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) continues its development and was tested for the fourth time following tests in July 2012, December 2013 and December 2014.
 

  Ashok Leyland completed delivery of 633 military vehicles to Zimbabwean Defense Ministry
 
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The government of Zimbabwe last week took delivery of the 633 vehicles purchased from India at a cost of US$50 million, which include all-terrain troop-carrying trucks and water cannons mostly used by the military and police, unveiled the local newspaper Zimbabwe Independent.
 

 United States delivered M1A1 Abrams main battle tank turrets to Egypt
 
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The United States delivered five M1A1 Abrams Tank turrets to Cairo East Air Base on July 31 as part of ongoing American security support to Egypt. Built in the State of Ohio, the turrets were flown in directly from the United States and immediately delivered to the Egyptian Tank Plant for US-Egyptian M1A1 tank co-production.
 

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