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December 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Russian Strategic Missile Troops to be equiped with Sarmat heavy ballistic missiles by 2020

Russian Strategic Missile Troops to be equiped with Sarmat heavy ballistic missiles by 2020
 
Seven Russian missile regiments will be armed with silo-based 100-ton Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) complexes, a source in the defense industry complex told RIA Novosti Friday, December 26. “We plan on delivering this new complex to two missile divisions in Dombarovsky (Orenburg) and Uzhur (Krasnoyarsk) for a total of seven missile regiments with 46 silo-based launch facilities,” the source said.
Seven Russian missile regiments will be armed with silo-based 100-ton Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) complexes, a source in the defense industry complex told RIA Novosti Friday, December 26. “We plan on delivering this new complex to two missile divisions in Dombarovsky (Orenburg) and Uzhur (Krasnoyarsk) for a total of seven missile regiments with 46 silo-based launch facilities,” the source said. Monday, December 29, 2014 11:32 AM
 

Hyundai Rotem secures $820 mn deal to supply K2 Black Panther main battle tanks to South Korea

 Hyundai Rotem inks a $820 mn deal to supply K2 Black Panther main battle tanks to South Korea
 
South Korean tank maker Hyundai Rotem Co. said Monday it has signed a deal to supply 901.5 billion won (US$820.29 million) worth of battle tanks to the country's arms procurement agency. In November 2014, the country's Defense Acquisition and Procurement Agency announced that South Korea will deploy around 100 of its indigenously-built K-2 Black Panther main battle tanks (MBTs) by 2017.
South Korean tank maker Hyundai Rotem Co. said Monday it has signed a deal to supply 901.5 billion won (US$820.29 million) worth of battle tanks to the country's arms procurement agency. In November 2014, the country's Defense Acquisition and Procurement Agency announced that South Korea will deploy around 100 of its indigenously-built K-2 Black Panther main battle tanks (MBTs) by 2017.
Monday, December 29, 2014 10:48 AM
 

South Korea plans to conduct first missile defense exercise in 2015

 South Korea plans to conduct first missile defense exercise in 2015
 
South Korea plans to conduct its first missile defense drill in the first half of next year to test the effectiveness of locally developed defense programs in the face of North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, as reported by the Korea Herald on Monday, December 29.
South Korea plans to conduct its first missile defense drill in the first half of next year to test the effectiveness of locally developed defense programs in the face of North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, as reported by the Korea Herald on Monday, December 29.

Monday, December 29, 2014 09:35 AM
 

AutoKrAZ of Ukraine has completed delivery of KrAZ-6322 and KrAZ-63221 military trucks to Egypt 2812

AutoKrAZ of Ukraine has completed delivery of KrAZ-6322 and KrAZ-63221 military trucks to Egypt
 
Ukrainian producer of heavy trucks AutoKrAZ has completed a number of major contracts with the Defense Ministry of the Arab Republic of Egypt, shipping another batch of machinery, including more than 100 cross-country vehicles.
Ukrainian producer of heavy trucks AutoKrAZ has completed a number of major contracts with the Defense Ministry of the Arab Republic of Egypt, shipping another batch of machinery, including more than 100 cross-country vehicles.
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Sunday, December 28, 2014 11:56 AM
 

Experimental testing of Russian-made Future Soldier Ratnik equipment will begin in spring 2015 28121

Experimental testing of Russian-made Future Soldier Ratnik equipment will begin in spring 2015
 
Experimental testing of all elements of Russian-made Future Soldier equipment “Ratnik”, including AK-12 and AEK-971 riffles, will begin in spring 2015. Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH) develops combat gear of “Russian Future Soldier”, “Ratnik”.
Experimental testing of all elements of Russian-made Future Soldier equipment “Ratnik”, including AK-12 and AEK-971 rifles, will begin in spring 2015. Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH) develops combat gear of “Russian Future Soldier”, “Ratnik”.
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Sunday, December 28, 2014 10:56 AM
 

U.S. has sent second missile radar AN/TPY-2 to Japan to boost protection against North Korea 2712142

U.S. has sent second missile radar AN/TPY-2 to Japan to boost protection against North Korea
 
The United States has sent a second missile radar system AN/TPY-2 to Japan as part of a strategy to boost its allies’ defense capabilities against a belligerent North Korea, the Pentagon said. The Pentagon, in cooperation with the Japanese Ministry of Defense, tested and constructed the AN/TPY-2 radar, which has been delivered for use by the US Pacific Command and US Northern Command.
The United States has sent a second missile radar system AN/TPY-2 to Japan as part of a strategy to boost its allies’ defense capabilities against a belligerent North Korea, the Pentagon said. The Pentagon, in cooperation with the Japanese Ministry of Defense, tested and constructed the AN/TPY-2 radar, which has been delivered for use by the US Pacific Command and US Northern Command.
Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:32 AM
 

In 2015 one battalion of the Georgian army will be deployed in Afghanistan for NATO mission 2612144

In 2015 one battalion of the Georgian army will be deployed in Afghanistan for NATO mission
 
The Georgian parliament has ratified an agreement under which one battalion and one squad from the country's military will participate in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan in 2015, the Novosti Gruziya newspaper reported Thursday, December 25, 2014.
The Georgian parliament has ratified an agreement under which one battalion and one squad from the country's military will participate in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan in 2015, the Novosti Gruziya newspaper reported Thursday, December 25, 2014.
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Friday, December 26, 2014 02:15 PM
 

Russian Strategic Arms Forces successfully test launched YARS RS-24 ballistic missile 2612142

Russian Strategic Arms Forces successfully test launched YARS RS-24 ballistic missile
 
Russian Strategic Arms Forces on Friday, December 26, 2014, successfully test launched a Yars solid fuel intercontinental ballistic missile from its Plesetsk Space Complex in the country’s northwest, an official spokesman for the Strategic Arms Forces said.
Russian Strategic Arms Forces on Friday, December 26, 2014, successfully test launched a Yars solid fuel intercontinental ballistic missile from its Plesetsk Space Complex in the country’s northwest, an official spokesman for the Strategic Arms Forces said.
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Friday, December 26, 2014 11:00 AM
 

New Russian-made RS-26 intercontinental ballistic missile could enter in service for 2016 2612141

New Russian-made RS-26 intercontinental ballistic missile could enter in service for 2016
 
Russia’s newest RS-26 Rubezh missile system, dubbed the ‘anti-missile defense killer’, will join the ranks of the country’s defenses in less than two years, Russia’s Strategic Missile Force commander, Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakayev said. According Internet source, the new RS-26 intercontinental ballistic missile could be based on the RS-24 YARS.
Russia’s newest RS-26 Rubezh missile system, dubbed the ‘anti-missile defense killer’, will join the ranks of the country’s defenses in less than two years, Russia’s Strategic Missile Force commander, Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakayev said. According Internet source, the new RS-26 intercontinental ballistic missile could be based on the RS-24 YARS.
Friday, December 26, 2014 09:49 AM
 

Italian Company IVECO contract for sale LMV - MPV - VBTP wheeled armoured vehicles to Lebanon 251214

Italian Company IVECO contract for sale LMV - MPV - VBTP wheeled armoured vehicles to Lebanon
 
According DefenseNews website, Italian Defense Company has signed an agreement to sell 80 military and police vehicles to Lebanon, an Italian industrial source has said. The deal, worth around 30 million euros, was signed in mid-December and could be followed in the new year by further orders, the source said.
According DefenseNews website, Italian Defense Company IVECO has signed an agreement to sell 80 military and police vehicles to Lebanon, an Italian industrial source has said. The deal, worth around 30 million euros, was signed in mid-December and could be followed in the new year by further orders, the source said.
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 02:43 PM
 

Turkey agrees new extension in air defense program to counter Chinese FD-2000 system offer 2512141

Turkey agrees new extension in air defense program to counter Chinese FD-2000 system offer
 
Turkey has urged bidders in a multibillion dollar contract for the construction of its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system under the program name of T-LORAMIDS to agree on a sixth extension of the deadline to renew offers, said the Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz on December 21, 2014.
Turkey has urged bidders in a multibillion dollar contract for the construction of its first long-range air and anti-missile defense system under the program name of T-LORAMIDS to agree on a sixth extension of the deadline to renew offers, said the Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz on December 21, 2014.
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Thursday, December 25, 2014 11:52 AM
 

1,000 U.S. soldiers from 82nd Airborne Division will begin to deploy to Iraq in late January 2015

1,000 U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division will begin to deploy to Iraq in late January 2015
 
Up to 1,300 more U.S. troops, including approximately 1,000 soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, will begin to deploy to Iraq in late January, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today. There are now about 1,750 U.S. troops in Iraq, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week ordered deployment of an additional 1,300.
Up to 1,300 more U.S. troops, including approximately 1,000 soldiers from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, will begin to deploy to Iraq in late January, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today. There are now about 1,750 U.S. troops in Iraq, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week ordered deployment of an additional 1,300.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 10:08 AM
 

BAE Systems wins $1.2 bn contract to launch Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program

 BAE Systems wins $1.2 bn contract to launch Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle program
 
BAE Systems was awarded a contract worth up to $1.2 billion from the U.S. Army for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) and Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV). The program aims to provide the U.S. Army with a highly survivable and mobile fleet of vehicles that addresses a critical need to replace the Vietnam-era M113s.
BAE Systems was awarded a contract worth up to $1.2 billion from the U.S. Army for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) and Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV). The program aims to provide the U.S. Army with a highly survivable and mobile fleet of vehicles that addresses a critical need to replace the Vietnam-era M113s.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 09:10 AM
 

South Korean armed forces plans to set up a new cyber operations department

South Korean armed forces plan to set up a new cyber operations department
 
The South Korean military plans to set up a new team in charge of cyber operations in January under the wing of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). According to a military official, a cyber tactics department will be established under the JCS in January to serve as a control tower of military cyber operations, Xinhua reported citing Yonhap News Agency.
The South Korean military plans to set up a new team in charge of cyber operations in January under the wing of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). According to a military official, a cyber tactics department will be established under the JCS in January to serve as a control tower of military cyber operations, Xinhua reported citing Yonhap News Agency.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 12:26 PM
 

Lithuanian Army receives first batch of Grom man-portable air-defense systems 

Lithuanian Army receives first batch of Grom man-portable air-defense systems 
 
Lithuanian Armed Forces have received the first batch of the Grom anti-aircraft missiles, which are being manufactured by the Mesko facility located in Skarzysko-Kamienna, reported today Polish specialized website Defence24.
Lithuanian Armed Forces have received the first batch of the Grom anti-aircraft missiles, which are being manufactured by the Mesko facility located in Skarzysko-Kamienna, reported today Polish specialized website Defence24.


Tuesday, December 23, 2014 11:52 AM
 

General Dynamics Land Systems to convert additional batch of Saudi M1A2 main battle tanks

  General Dynamics Land Systems to convert additional batch of Saudi M1A2 main battle tanks
 
General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $99,738,476 foreign military sales contract for converting 42 M1A2s for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to a M1A2S configuration. Work will be performed in Lima, Ohio (95 percent), and Sterling Heights, Michigan (5 percent), with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2016.
General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $99,738,476 foreign military sales contract for converting 42 M1A2s for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to a M1A2S configuration. Work will be performed in Lima, Ohio (95 percent), and Sterling Heights, Michigan (5 percent), with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2016.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 11:01 AM
 

India plans first canister-based launch of indigenous Agni-V ballistic missile for next month

 India plans first canister-based launch of indigenous Agni-V ballistic missile for next month  
 
The first Canister based test firing of the Indian nuclear capable Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V will be conducted next month by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) at the defence base off Odisha coast. The test is likely to take place on January 7 or 8 and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to witness the launch.
The first Canister based test firing of the Indian nuclear capable Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni-V will be conducted next month by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) at the defence base off Odisha coast. The test is likely to take place on January 7 or 8 and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to witness the launch.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:15 AM
 

First Chinese infantry battalion sent to South Sudan for peacekeeping mission

First Chinese infantry battalion sent to South Sudan for peacekeeping mission
 
China's first infantry battalion to South Sudan is set for departure, marking the country's first infantry to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission. A rally was held Monday in the city of Laiyang in east China's Shandong Province. The dispatch was approved by the Central Military Commission and its chairman Xi Jinping.
China's first infantry battalion to South Sudan is set for departure, marking the country's first infantry to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission. A rally was held Monday in the city of Laiyang in east China's Shandong Province. The dispatch was approved by the Central Military Commission and its chairman Xi Jinping.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 09:24 AM
 

Australian Defense Force selects the Oshkosh Striker AT/XC aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle

 Australian Defense Force selects the Oshkosh Striker AT/XC aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle 
 
The Australian Defense Force (ADF) has selected Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, to deliver its new fleet of aircraft transportable Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles. The Oshkosh® Striker® AT/XC will be the ADF’s first-response vehicle in aircraft fire emergencies at military bases and expeditionary airfields.
The Australian Defense Force (ADF) has selected Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, to deliver its new fleet of aircraft transportable Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles. The Oshkosh® Striker® AT/XC will be the ADF’s first-response vehicle in aircraft fire emergencies at military bases and expeditionary airfields.
Monday, December 22, 2014 08:15 PM
 

Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces to get 50 new Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in 2015

 Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces to get 50 new Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in 2015 
 
Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces will get more than 50 new intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2015, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday as he addressed an expanded session of the Defense Ministry’s Board. “You can imagine how powerful this force is,” he said.
Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces will get more than 50 new intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2015, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday as he addressed an expanded session of the Defense Ministry’s Board. “You can imagine how powerful this force is,” he said.

Monday, December 22, 2014 02:14 PM
 

Qinetiq wins contracts for manufacturing and refurbishing US Army's Talon IV military robots

 Qinetiq wins contract for manufacturing and refurbishing US Army's Talon IV military robots
 
QinetiQ North America (QNA) on Thursday, December 18, announced that it has been awarded a United States Army contract to build, refurbish and modernize QNA’s TALON IV military robots used extensively in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq.
QinetiQ North America (QNA) on Thursday, December 18, announced that it has been awarded a United States Army contract to build, refurbish and modernize QNA’s TALON IV military robots used extensively in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq.


Monday, December 22, 2014 10:24 AM
 

Harris Corp. to deliver Falcon III radios and vehicular communication systems to Philippines

 Harris Corp. to deliver Falcon III radios and vehicular communication systems to Philippines 
 
Harris Corporation, has been awarded a $18 million initial order to provide the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with Harris Falcon III® tactical vehicular radios and intercom systems. The Philippine Army will acquire the radios for its tactical communications modernization program.
Harris Corporation has been awarded a $18 million initial order to provide the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with Harris Falcon III® tactical vehicular radios and intercom systems. The Philippine Army will acquire the radios for its tactical communications modernization program.

Monday, December 22, 2014 09:45 AM
 

US Company Raytheon has won a contract to deliver 10 Patriot air defense missile systems to Qatar 21

US Company Raytheon has won a contract to deliver 10 Patriot air defense missile systems to Qatar
 
U.S. Defense Company Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defense systems to Qatar. The long-awaited contract, announced late Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense, includes spare parts and is due to be completed by April 30, 2019.
U.S. Defense Company Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defense systems to Qatar. The long-awaited contract, announced late Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense, includes spare parts and is due to be completed by April 30, 2019.
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Sunday, December 21, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Iran is now the fourth missile power in the world and plans to develop radar-evading missiles 211214

Iran is now the fourth missile power in the world and plans to develop radar-evading missiles
 
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said his country is now the fourth missile power in the world and is working on plans to develop radar-evading missiles."Iran ranks fourth among the world missile powers after the US, Russia and China," General Dehqan said on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said his country is now the fourth missile power in the world and is working on plans to develop radar-evading missiles."Iran ranks fourth among the world missile powers after the US, Russia and China," General Dehqan said on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
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Sunday, December 21, 2014 09:06 AM
 

Iraq has requested additionnal batch of U.S. 175 M1A1 Abrams tanks and 1,000 M1151A1 HMMWVs 2012141

Iraq has requested additionnal batch of U.S. 175 M1A1 Abrams tanks and 1,000 M1151A1 HMMWVs
 
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1A1 Abrams tanks, M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.4 billion.
The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1A1 Abrams tanks, M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.4 billion.
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Saturday, December 20, 2014 08:41 AM
 

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann concludes acquisition of Dhiel Defence Land Systems

 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann concludes acquisition of Diehl Defence Land Systems
 
On December 17, 2014, Diehl Defence and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) concluded a contract on the acquisition of Diehl Defence Land System´s GmbH (DLS) operative business by a subsidiary of KMW. The contract is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities.
On December 17, 2014, Diehl Defence and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) concluded a contract on the acquisition of Diehl Defence Land System´s GmbH (DLS) operative business by a subsidiary of KMW. The contract is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities.

Friday, December 19, 2014 10:57 AM
 

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