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February 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Ukraine to supply a total of 50 T-64BV1 main battle tanks to Democratic Republic of Congo
 

The Subsidiary of the State Company “Ukrspecexport” the State Company “Ukroboronservice” concluded the foreign economic contract for major overhaul and supply of 50 main battle tanks T64BV-1. According to Russian internet sources and the Lenta newspaper website, the country buyer could be the Democratic Republic of Congo that have signed a contract late 2013 for a total amount of $200,000.

The Subsidiary of the State Company “Ukrspecexport” the State Company “Ukroboronservice” of Ukraine concluded the foreign economic contract for major overhaul and supply of 50 main battle tanks T64BV1. According to Russian internet sources and the Lenta newspaper website, the country buyer could be the Democratic Republic of Congo that have signed a contract late 2013 for a unit price of $200,000.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:31 AM

 

African countries would like to set up an African police body under the name of Afripol
 

African police chiefs agreed Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at a conference held in Algiers to set up an African police body, or Afripol, the Algerian police chief announced. Speaking to reporters, Major-General Abdelghani Hamel said the African Police Chiefs Conference proposed to establish the mechanism for coordination and cooperation between African police institutions in Algeria.

African police chiefs agreed Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at a conference held in Algiers to set up an African police body, or Afripol, the Algerian police chief announced. Speaking to reporters, Major-General Abdelghani Hamel said the African Police Chiefs Conference proposed to establish the mechanism for coordination and cooperation between African police institutions in Algeria.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 09:28 AM

 

7th Armored Corps Brigade of Israeli army will be equipped with Merkava IV main battle tank
 

One more Armored Corps Brigade of the Israeli army will be equipped with the latest generation of main battle tank, Merkava IV, fitted with the active protection system Trophy. Merkava IV tanks integrated with Trophy active protection systems are presently being deployed in combat areas along Israel's borders.

One more Armored Corps Brigade of the Israeli army will be equipped with the latest generation of main battle tank, Merkava IV, fitted with the active protection system Trophy to replace old Merkava Mark II. Merkava IV tanks integrated with Trophy active protection systems are presently being deployed in combat areas along Israel's borders.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 08:28 AM

 

Irish Defence Forces ordered Faun Trackway HGMS Heavy Ground Mobility Systems
 

The Irish Defence Forces has once again extended its relationship with FAUN TRACKWAY – the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways – with a third order for the company’s Heavy Ground Mobility System (HGMS), worth €1.6m.

The Irish Defence Forces has once again extended its relationship with FAUN TRACKWAY – the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways – with a third order for the company’s Heavy Ground Mobility System (HGMS), worth €1.6m.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 03:15 PM

 

Nexter Group delivers the 42nd EBG-VAL upgraded engineer armoured vehicle to French Army
 

The Nexter Group delivers the 42nd Upgraded Engineering corps armored vehicle (EBG-VAL) to the School of Military Engineering in Angers, thus concluding the program to upgrade the EBG-F1 (initial version) and Pyrotechnic anti-tank mine clearing systems (SDPMAC), driven by the French Army Procurement Agency (DGA).

The Nexter Group delivers the 42nd Upgraded Engineering corps armored vehicle (EBG-VAL) to the School of Military Engineering in Angers, thus concluding the program to upgrade the EBG-F1 (initial version) and Pyrotechnic anti-tank mine clearing systems (SDPMAC), driven by the French Army Procurement Agency (DGA).
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 09:24 AM

 

ST Kinetics and Gibbs Amphibians to market together Humdinga amphibious truck
 

Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) announced today that it has entered into a marketing partnership with Gibbs Amphibians Ltd (Gibbs). The partnership concerns the Humdinga, an amphibious truck, which ST Kinetics intends to use as part of its plan to enhance its offering of smart disaster relief and first responder solutions.

Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) announced today that it has entered into a marketing partnership with Gibbs Amphibians Ltd (Gibbs). The partnership concerns the Humdinga, an amphibious truck, which ST Kinetics intends to use as part of its plan to enhance its offering of smart disaster relief and first responder solutions.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 08:40 AM

 

Chinese army to send troops for the joint military exercise Cobra Gold led by U.S. and Thailand
 

The Cobra Gold 2014 military exercise, set to open on Feb. 11 in Thailand's Phitsanulok, will involve forces from eight countries in a range of drills. China has sent troops to attend the multilateral military exercise for the first time, said the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on Monday, February 11, 2014.

The Cobra Gold 2014 military exercise, set to open on Feb. 11 in Thailand's Phitsanulok, will involve forces from eight countries in a range of drills. China has sent troops to attend the multilateral military exercise for the first time, said the Chinese Ministry of National Defense on Monday, February 11, 2014.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 08:25 AM

 

Israel Aerospace Industries IAI unveils its new Super Heron Unmanned Aerial System
 

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) revealed its new Super Heron heavy fuel Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) during a special ceremony held at the IAI chalet at the Singapore Air Show. "The Super Heron introduces the latest technology and redefines Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Systems", said Joseph Weiss, IAI's president and CEO.

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) revealed its new Super Heron heavy fuel Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) during a special ceremony held at the IAI chalet at the Singapore Air Show. "The Super Heron introduces the latest technology and redefines Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Systems", said Joseph Weiss, IAI's president and CEO.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 07:47 AM

 

Indonesia has ordered Rheinmetall-made Oerlikon Skyshield air defence system
 

In recent weeks Rheinmetall has won major orders in the field of military air defence. Indonesia and a European nation have ordered air defence products for air force and naval applications which, together with accompanying services, are worth a total of about €50 million.

In recent weeks Rheinmetall has won major orders in the field of military air defence. Indonesia and a European nation have ordered air defence products for air force and naval applications which, together with accompanying services, are worth a total of about €50 million.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:58 AM

 

African countries including Cameroon interested for Russian Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft weapons system
 

The Russian Defense Company KBP Instrument Design Bureau has completed the delivery of anti-aircraft weapons system Pantsir-S1 to the United Arab Emirates. And now, during the defense exhibition in India, Defexpo 2014, KBP and Rosoboronexport signed another contract to negotiate the delivery of Pantsir-S1 to Brazil.

The Russian Defense Company KBP Instrument Design Bureau has completed the delivery of anti-aircraft weapons system Pantsir-S1 to the United Arab Emirates. And now, during the defense exhibition in India, Defexpo 2014, KBP and Rosoboronexport signed another contract to negotiate the delivery of Pantsir-S1 to Brazil.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:25 AM

 

Russia would like to supply 2S19 MSTA-S 152mm self-propelled howitzer to India
 

Russian State arms exporter Rosoboronexport is looking to expand cooperation with India and is focusing on joint production with the country. The company is expected to discuss the progress of the tender to supply 152mm self-propelled artillery systems 2S19 MSTA-S.

Russian State arms exporter Rosoboronexport is looking to expand cooperation with India and is focussing on joint production with the country. The company is expected to discuss the progress of the tender to supply 152mm self-propelled artillery systems 2S19 MSTA-S.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 09:33 AM

 

Elbit Systems TREASURES ground sensors for intelligence gathering force border protection
 

Elbit Systems launched TREASURES, an unattended ground sensors (UGS) system for intelligence gathering, force and border protection and enhanced situational awareness, enhancing a short and efficient sensor-to-shooter cycle in encountering the enemy.

Elbit Systems launched TREASURES, an unattended ground sensors (UGS) system for intelligence gathering, force and border protection and enhanced situational awareness, enhancing a short and efficient sensor-to-shooter cycle in encountering the enemy.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 08:28 AM

 

Iran has successfully tested Bina new local-made surface-to-surface laser guided missile
 

The Iranian Defense Ministry announced on Monday, February 10, 2014, that it has successfully tested two new missiles, including a laser-guided surface-to-surface and air-to-surface missile and a new generation of long-range ballistic missiles carrying Multiple Reentry Vehicle payloads.

The Iranian Defense Ministry announced on Monday, February 10, 2014, that it has successfully tested two new missiles, including a laser-guided surface-to-surface and air-to-surface missile and a new generation of long-range ballistic missiles carrying Multiple Reentry Vehicle payloads.
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Monday, February 10, 2014 08:03 PM

 

French army orders 250 logistic military trucks from IVECO CHN Industrial Group and Soframe
 

On 24th January 2014, the Division of General Armaments (DGA) of the French Ministry of Defence placed an order for 250 logistic military trucks with the Iveco (CNH industrial Group) and Soframe (Lohr group) consortium. This batch forms part of the « Porteurs Polyvalents Terrestres » (PPT) programme, launched in 2010 to provide the French land forces with a fleet of modern logistic vehicles.

On 24th January 2014, the Division of General Armaments (DGA) of the French Ministry of Defence placed an order for 250 logistic military trucks with the Iveco (CNH industrial Group) and Soframe (Lohr group) consortium. This batch forms part of the « Porteurs Polyvalents Terrestres » (PPT) programme, launched in 2010 to provide the French land forces with a fleet of modern logistic vehicles.
Monday, February 10, 2014 06:35 PM

 

New Agni-5 Indian-made intercontinental ballistic missile ready to be in service for 2015
 

The Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile, which has a strike range of more than 5,000 km, is expected to be ready for induction into the armed forces by next year after completion of development trials, said DRDO chief Avinash Chander.

The Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile, which has a strike range of more than 5,000 km, is expected to be ready for induction into the armed forces by next year after completion of development trials, said DRDO chief Avinash Chander.
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Monday, February 10, 2014 09:18 AM

 

Iran has now 3,600 air defense sites through a network to protect all the air space of the country
 

Commander of Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli said the air defense unit is protecting the country's sky through a network of nerve endings which have stretched to 3,600 important and strategic sites now.

Commander of Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli said the air defense unit is protecting the country's sky through a network of nerve endings which have stretched to 3,600 important and strategic sites now.
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Monday, February 10, 2014 08:07 AM

 

US. Army and Raytheon successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur projectiles during firing test
 

The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive First Article Test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test series validated performance and reliability of the Excalibur Ib production configuration, and moves the program toward full-rate production.

The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive First Article Test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test series validated performance and reliability of the Excalibur Ib production configuration, and moves the program toward full-rate production.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 01:39 PM

 

Azerbaijan could be interested to purchase the PARS armoured produced by FNSS of Turkey
 

According to the Azerbaijan Press Agency APA, the Turkish Defense Company FNSS a leading manufacturer and supplier of tracked and wheeled armoured combat vehicles and weapon systems, is going to deliver its products to Azerbaijani market.

According to the Azerbaijan Press Agency APA, the Turkish Defense Company FNSS a leading manufacturer and supplier of tracked and wheeled armoured combat vehicles and weapon systems, is going to deliver its products to Azerbaijani market.
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Friday, February 7, 2014 02:03 PM

 

The first batch of five Ukrainian-made T-84 Oplot main battle tanks arrived in Thailand
 

On February 4, 2014 the first batch of five T-84 Oplot main battle tanks arrived to the Kingdom of Thailand. Ukrainian tanks produced by the State Enterprise “Malyshevplant” arrived to the Port of Sattahip (Thailand) where they were discharged and directed to the place of acceptance testing. After the final testing by the Thailand side, the tanks will be finally accepted under the terms of the contract.

On February 4, 2014 the first batch of five T-84 Oplot main battle tanks arrived to the Kingdom of Thailand. Ukrainian tanks produced by the State Enterprise “Malyshevplant” arrived to the Port of Sattahip (Thailand) where they were discharged and directed to the place of acceptance testing. After the final testing by the Thailand side, the tanks will be finally accepted under the terms of the contract.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 04:36 PM

 

Iran has doubled the range of radar systems used for the Hawk Mersad air defense system
 

Iran has doubled the range of the area covered by the radar systems of its medium range Hawk (named Shahin in Iran) air defense missile shield and improved its tracking and targeting capability by 40%, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday, February 3, 2014.

Iran has doubled the range of the area covered by the radar systems of its medium range Hawk (named Shahin in Iran) air defense missile shield and improved its tracking and targeting capability by 40%, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced on Monday, February 3, 2014.
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Monday, February 3, 2014 02:25 PM

 

PLATH provides German army with new mobile protected communication intelligence system
 

PLATH GmbH successfully has delivered the new system demonstrator to the German Armed Forces. The subject of the procurement was to equip three protected vehicles with modular and scalable equipment for tactical communication intelligence, particularly to be used in areas of conflict. This system displays the entire signal scenario in the relevant frequency ranges.

PLATH GmbH successfully has delivered the new system demonstrator to the German Armed Forces. The subject of the procurement was to equip three protected vehicles with modular and scalable equipment for tactical communication intelligence, particularly to be used in areas of conflict. This system displays the entire signal scenario in the relevant frequency ranges.
Monday, February 3, 2014 10:07 AM

 

Defense & Security News Web TV Channel January 2014 episode of Army Recognition Company
 

Defense and Security News Web TV Episode January 2014, a global monthly TV Channel bringing you coverage and reports on military news as well as defense and security, business, technology, exhibition, events, and products with the goal to serve an audience of senior military, government and industry decision-makers throughout the world.

Defense and Security News Web TV Episode January 2014, a global monthly TV Channel bringing you coverage and reports on military news as well as defense and security, business, technology, exhibition, events, and products with the goal to serve an audience of senior military, government and industry decision-makers throughout the world.
Monday, February 3, 2014 08:55 AM

 

British Army could be interested to purchase Nexter VBCI 8x8 armoured infantry fighting vehicle
 

According to the French newspaper website "L'Opinion", France will lend a few of 8x8 armoured infantry fighting vehicles VBCI to British army to be tested and maybe to be purchased. According to a French military source, the British Army could be interested to purchase the VBCI.

According to the French newspaper website "L'Opinion", France will lend a few of 8x8 armoured infantry fighting vehicles VBCI to British army to be tested and maybe to be purchased. According to a French military source, the British Army could be interested to purchase the VBCI.
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Sunday, February 2, 2014 06:40 PM

 

Israeli IWI Galil ACE 31 and ACE 32 assault rifles to replace Russian AK-47 in the Vietnamese Army
 

According to the Russian press agency Interfax, the Israel weapon Industries (IWI) launches a new factory in Vietnam to produce assault rifles Galil ACE 31 and ACE 32, to replace in the future all the Russian-made Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle in service with the Vietnamese army.

According to the Russian press agency Interfax, the Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) launches a new factory in Vietnam to produce assault rifles Galil ACE 31 and ACE 32, to replace in the future all the Russian-made Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle in service with the Vietnamese army.
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Sunday, February 2, 2014 05:27 PM

 

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