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December 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Lockheed Martin receives a THAAD missile Production contract for the United Arab Emirates 3112111

Lockheed Martin receives a THAAD missile Production contract for the United Arab Emirates
 

Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates

Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates
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Saturday, December 31, 2011, 10:41 AM

 

The Free Syrian Army fighters control the first city in the country Baba Amr 3012111

The Free Syrian Army fighters control the first city in the country Baba Amr
 

Most of the Syrian fighters waging a guerrilla war against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad are ill equipped -- short on guns, ammunition and with no heavy weapons. Baba Amr the first city in Syria control by the Free Syrian Army fighters.

Most of the Syrian fighters waging a guerrilla war against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad are ill equipped -- short on guns, ammunition and with no heavy weapons. Baba Amr the first city in Syria controlled by the Free Syrian Army fighters.
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Friday, December 30, 2011, 09:39 AM

 

Syrian rebels multiply attacks against the regular armed forces in Syria 2912111

Syrian rebels multiply attacks against the regular armed forces in Syria
 

Syrian rebels multiplying attacks against the regular army in Syria. An amateur video that was turned yesterday by the insurgents themselves when they ambushed a convoy of Syrian armed forces in the province of Deraa.

Syrian rebels multiply attacks against the regular army in Syria. An amateur video that was turned yesterday by the insurgents themselves when they ambushed a convoy of Syrian armed forces in the province of Deraa.
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Thursday, December 29, 2011, 09:15 AM

 

Venezuela became the first largest importer of Russian land forces military equipment 2712114

Venezuela became the first largest importer of Russian land forces military equipment
 

Venezuela became the largest importer of Russian arms for ground forces in 2011, the Moscow based Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) said on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Russia delivered a large consignment of arms to Venezuela under contracts signed in 2009 and 2010, CAWAT head Igor Korotchenko said without offering any figures.

Venezuela became the largest importer of Russian arms for ground forces in 2011, the Moscow based Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) said on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Russia delivered a large consignment of arms to Venezuela under contracts signed in 2009 and 2010, CAWAT head Igor Korotchenko said without offering any figures.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 07:07 PM

 

Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 SS-19 intercontinental ballistic missile 2712113

Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 SS-19 intercontinental ballistic missile
 

Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missile from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said. “The goal of the test launch is to prove the stability and basic technical characteristics of missiles of this kind,” Koval said.

Russia successfully test launched an RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missile from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said. “The goal of the test launch is to prove the stability and basic technical characteristics of missiles of this kind,” Koval said.
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 06:35 PM

 

Japan can now take part of arms development and production with other countries 2712112

Japan can now take part of arms development and production with other countries
 

The government's security council agreed to the relaxing of the ban to allow Japan to take part in the joint development and production of arms with other countries and to supply military equipment for humanitarian missions, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said at a news conference.

The government's security council agreed to the relaxing of the ban to allow Japan to take part in the joint development and production of arms with other countries and to supply military equipment for humanitarian missions, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said at a news conference.
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 06:07 PM

 

Army of Tanzania is now equipped with a new chinese main battle tank Type 59G 271211

Army of Tanzania is now equipped with a new chinese main battle tank Type 59G
 

A new chinese upgrade of the Type 59 main battle tank was unveiled during a military parade in Tanzania. Our initial analysis shows that this new Chinese main battle tank upgrade is based on a modified chassis of the old Type 59 with the turret of the new chinese made Type 96G main battle tank.

A new chinese upgrade of the Type 59 main battle tank was unveiled during a military parade in Tanzania. Our initial analysis shows that this new Chinese main battle tank upgrade is based on a modified chassis of the old Type 59 with the turret of the new chinese made Type 96G main battle tank.
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 09:41 AM

 

After withdrawal of U.S. Army Iran is ready to boost expand military cooperation with Iraq 2612111

After the withdrawal of U.S. Army Iran is ready to boost and expand military cooperation with Iraq
 

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi voiced Tehran's preparedness to expand cooperation with Iraq in the fields of defense and security. The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to establish, boost and expand all types of military, defense and security cooperation with the friendly and brotherly nation of Iraq.

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi voiced Tehran's preparedness to expand cooperation with Iraq in the fields of defense and security. The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to establish, boost and expand all types of military, defense and security cooperation with the friendly and brotherly nation of Iraq.
Monday, December 26, 2011, 08:14 AM

 

Russia became the world's second largest exporter of armament in 2011 after United States 2412112

Russia became the world's second largest exporter of armament in 2011 after United States
 

Russia became the world’s second largest arms exporter in 2011 after the United States, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT), Igor Korotchenko said on Friday, December 23, 2011.

Russia became the world’s second largest arms exporter in 2011 after the United States, the head of the Moscow-based arms think tank Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT), Igor Korotchenko said on Friday, December 23, 2011.
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Saturday, December 24, 2011, 02:28 PM

 

BAE Systems Awarded $41.9 Million to Assist in M113 Upgrades for Army of Brazil 2412111

BAE Systems Awarded $41.9 Million to Assist in M113 Upgrades for Army of Brazil
 

BAE Systems, in partnership with the Brazilian Army are upgrading 150 M113 armored personnel carriers for Brazil through a foreign military sales contract worth $41.9 million. The Brazilian Army will upgrade the M113B vehicles to the M113A2 Mk1 configuration.

BAE Systems, in partnership with the Brazilian Army are upgrading 150 M113 armored personnel carriers for Brazil through a foreign military sales contract worth $41.9 million. The Brazilian Army will upgrade the M113B vehicles to the M113A2 Mk1 configuration.
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Saturday, December 24, 2011, 08:17 AM

 

BAE Systems will deliver RG31 and RG32M armoured vehicles to United Arab Emirates and Sweden 2312111

BAE Systems will deliver RG31 and RG32M armoured vehicles to United Arab Emirates and Sweden
 

BAE Systems Land & Armaments has received two contract awards totaling more than $150 million to provide RG31 and RG32M vehicles to the United Arab Emirates and Sweden.

BAE Systems Land & Armaments has received two contract awards totaling more than $150 million to provide RG31 and RG32M vehicles to the United Arab Emirates and Sweden.
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Friday, December 23, 2011, 09:30 AM

 

A budget of £400m for protected vehicles and military equipment against IED for British troops 22121

A budget of £400m for protected vehicles and military equipment against IED for British troops
 

A £400m package of protected vehicles and Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) technology to further improve the protection of British Forces in Afghanistan has been announced by the British Defence Secretary Philp Hammond today, December 22, 2011.

A £400m package of protected vehicles and Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) technology to further improve the protection of British Forces in Afghanistan has been announced by the British Defence Secretary Philp Hammond today, December 22, 2011.
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Thursday, December 22, 2011, 06:31 PM

 

A new artillery tractor truck Kamaz 6350 8x8 enters in service in the Russian army 2212112

A new artillery tractor truck Kamaz 6350 8x8 enters in service in the Russian army
 

A new artillery tractor truck based on the Kamaz-6350 8x8 is entered in service into the Russian artillery troops of the East Military District.

A new artillery tractor truck based on the Kamaz-6350 8x8 is entered in service into the Russian artillery troops of the East Military District.
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Thursday, December 22, 2011, 09:53 AM

 

South Korea unveils a new medium-range surface-to-air missile the Cheongung M-SAM 2212111

South Korea unveils a new medium-range surface-to-air missile the Cheongung M-SAM
 

In December 2011, South Korea unveils its new new medium-range surface-to-air missile. The Cheongung missile will be deployed from 2013. In the second phase from next year until 2018, the ADD plans to turn the Cheongung into a ballistic interceptor missile, which would lay the groundwork for a Korean version of the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC)-3.

In December 2011, South Korea unveils its new new medium-range surface-to-air missile. The Cheongung missile will be deployed from 2013. In the second phase from next year until 2018, the ADD plans to turn the Cheongung into a ballistic interceptor missile, which would lay the groundwork for a Korean version of the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC)-3.
Thursday, December 2, 2011, 07:47 AM

 

Syria's armed forces said they were ready to repulse any foreign aggression 2112113

Syria's armed forces said they were ready to repulse any foreign aggression
 

Syrian troops assaulting a northwest town with machine gun fire and shelling have killed at least 100 people in one of the deadliest episodes of the 9-month-old uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime, activists said Wednesday, December 21, 2011.

Syrian troops assaulting a northwest town with machine gun fire and shelling have killed at least 100 people in one of the deadliest episodes of the 9-month-old uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime, activists said Wednesday, December 21, 2011.
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 01:45 PM

 

Israeli Army tests new capabilities of remote weapon station on armoured personnel carrier 2112112

Israeli Army tests new capabilities of remote weapon station on armoured personnel carrier
 

IDF Israeli Army Ground Forces continue to develop the advanced Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) enabling use of a variety of weapons via remote control or automatically, including machine guns, grenade launchers, and anti-tank missiles. An experimental drill was held testing the system's new capabilities of improved laser range measurements and in-motion shooting.

IDF Israeli Army Ground Forces continue to develop the advanced Samson Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) enabling use of a variety of weapons via remote control or automatically, including machine guns, grenade launchers, and anti-tank missiles. An experimental drill was held testing the system's new capabilities of improved laser range measurements and in-motion shooting.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 04:35 AM

 

Rheinmetall will supply Canadian Army with Büffel/Buffalo armoured recovery vehicle 2112111

Rheinmetall will supply Canadian Army with Büffel/Buffalo armoured recovery vehicle
 

The Rheinmetall Group of Düsseldorf, Germany, is to supply the Canadian armed forces with the state-of-the-art Büffel/Buffalo armoured recovery vehicle. Rheinmetall secured this important contract in the face of stiff competition, underscoring the Group’s leading role in the world of heavyweight combat support vehicles.

The Rheinmetall Group of Düsseldorf, Germany, is to supply the Canadian armed forces with the state-of-the-art Büffel/Buffalo armoured recovery vehicle. Rheinmetall secured this important contract in the face of stiff competition, underscoring the Group’s leading role in the world of heavyweight combat support vehicles.
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Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 04:01 AM

 

United Arab Emirates Army orders anti-tank guided missile Javelin produced Lockheed Martin 2012115

United Arab Emirates Army orders anti-tank guided missile Javelin produced by Lockheed Martin
 

The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 14 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 260 JAVELIN Anti-Tank Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, weapons, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $60 million

The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 14 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 260 JAVELIN Anti-Tank Guided Missiles and associated equipment, parts, weapons, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $60 million.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 10:26 AM

 

Ukraine proposes BTR-7 armoured vehicle for UAE tender to supply 600 new armoured vehicles 2012114

Ukraine proposes BTR-7 armoured vehicle for UAE tender to supply 600 new armoured vehicles
 

Ukraine's BTR-7 armored vehicle developed and produced at Mykolaiv Mechanical and Repair Plant has successfully passed the tests at the sites of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a part of the participation in the tender to supply 600 new armored personnel carriers for the UAE's army.

Ukraine's BTR-7 armored vehicle developed and produced at Mykolaiv Mechanical and Repair Plant has successfully passed the tests at the sites of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a part of the participation in the tender to supply 600 new armored personnel carriers for the UAE's army.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 09:44 AM

 

Armoured combat vehicle Mbombe from Paramount Group could be produced in Azerbaijan 2012113

Armoured combat vehicle Mbombe from Paramount Group could be produced in Azerbaijan
 

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry will produce and hand over additional 60 “Matador" and "Marauder" mine-protected armoured vehicles to the Armed Forces, military sources told APA Press Agency. The new combat vehicle Mbombe could also be produced in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry will produce and hand over additional 60 “Matador" and "Marauder" mine-protected armoured vehicles to the Armed Forces, military sources told APA Press Agency. The new combat vehicle Mbombe could also be produced in Azerbaijan.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 09:04 AM

 

Japanese ground self-defense force engineer soldiers will be sent to South Sudan 2012112

Sri Lanka increases its defense budget with 1.92 billion U.S. dollars for 2012
 

Sri Lanka's parliament passed the highest ever defense budget for 2012 despite the country ending a three decade war in 2009, an official said here on Monday, December 19, 2011.

Sri Lanka's parliament passed the highest ever defense budget for 2012 despite the country ending a three decade war in 2009, an official said here on Monday, December 19, 2011.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 08:31 AM

 

Japanese ground self-defense force engineer soldiers will be sent to South Sudan 2012111

Japanese ground self-defense force engineer soldiers will be sent to South Sudan
 

The Japanese government on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, endorsed a plan to deploy a Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) engineering unit to South Sudan to take part in United Nations peacekeeping activities there.

The Japanese government on Tuesday, December 20, 21011, endorsed a plan to deploy a Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) engineering unit to South Sudan to take part in United Nations peacekeeping activities there.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 07:57 AM

 

Polish army has awarded contract to WZM to modernize its T-72M1 and PT-91 main battle tanks 1912116

Polish army has awarded a contract to WZM to modernize its T-72M1 and PT-91 main battle tanks
 

Poland's Ministry of Defense has set aside 138.6 million zloty ($42 million) for two contracts to modernize its T-72M1 and PT-91 main battle tanks, the Army's First Regional Logistics Base in Walcz said in a statement.

Poland's Ministry of Defense has set aside 138.6 million zloty ($42 million) for two contracts to modernize its T-72M1 and PT-91 main battle tanks, the Army's First Regional Logistics Base in Walcz said in a statement.
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Monday, December 19, 2011, 10:55 AM

 

Raytheon Awarded $685.7 Million for New Missile Patriot Systems for Taiwan Army 1912115

Raytheon Awarded $685.7 Million for New Missile Patriot Systems for Taiwan Army
 

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $685.7 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for additional new fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Taiwan.

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $685.7 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for additional new fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Taiwan.
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Monday, December 19, 2011, 10:40 AM

 

Azerbaijan plans to promote its defence industry at the defence Exhibition Eurosatory 2012 1912113

Azerbaijan plans to promote its defence industry at the defence Exhibition Eurosatory 2012
 
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry is going to promote its defense products in the European region from 2012. Since several months, the defense industry of Azerbaijan has shown its willingness to increase its market presence in the defense and security by participating in several industry trade shows around the world.
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry is going to promote its defense products in the European region from 2012. Since several months, the defense industry of Azerbaijan has shown its willingness to increase its market presence in the defense and security by participating in several industry trade shows around the world.
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Monday, December 19, 2011, 09:12 AM
 
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Iran is fully determined to still develop its missile capability and military power 1912111

Iran is fully determined to still develop its missile capability and military power
 

A senior Iranian Armed Forces commander praised the country's high missile capability, and said Tehran is fully determined to still develop this capability in a bid to boost its defensive power.

A senior Iranian Armed Forces commander praised the country's high missile capability, and said Tehran is fully determined to still develop this capability in a bid to boost its defensive power.
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Monday, December 19, 2011, 08:16 AM

 

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