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January 2012 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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BAE Systems received a new contract for the M109 Paladin PIM artillery howitzer program
 

BAE Systems received a $313 million contract modification for additional engineering design, logistics development and test evaluation support to complete the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the U.S. Army’s Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) program. PIM is the latest howitzer in the M109 family of vehicles.

BAE Systems received a $313 million contract modification for additional engineering design, logistics development and test evaluation support to complete the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the U.S. Army’s Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) program. PIM is the latest howitzer in the M109 family of vehicles.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 08:49 PM

 

Russia allocates $160 million fo development of three types of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV
 

Russian Helicopters has received 5 billion rubles ($160 mln) from the federal budget for the development of three types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). After charging that smaller domestic developers wasted public funds - and pointedly purchasing Israeli drones for military trials - the Defense Ministry has switched to a big holding with sufficient capacity to develop and produce indigenous UAVs.

Russian Helicopters has received 5 billion rubles ($160 mln) from the federal budget for the development of three types of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). After charging that smaller domestic developers wasted public funds - and pointedly purchasing Israeli drones for military trials - the Defense Ministry has switched to a big holding with sufficient capacity to develop and produce indigenous UAVs.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 06:30 PM

 

More professional soldiers will take training courses to operate new Yars RS-24 ballistic missile
 

More than 4,000 contracted soldiers will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a spokesman for Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) said on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The RS-24 is a new-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying multiple warheads.

More than 4,000 contracted Russian soldiers will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a spokesman for Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) said on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. The RS-24 is a new-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying multiple warheads.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 06:14 PM

 

Three pistols manufactured in Azerbaijan accepted as basic weapon for Defence Ministry
 

Three pistol models manufactured by the Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan under the license of Turkish TISAS Company were accepted as basic arms in the Defense Ministry system, TISAS officials told journalists at a briefing, APA reports quoting Turkish newspapers.

Three pistol models manufactured by the Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan under the license of Turkish TISAS Company were accepted as basic arms in the Defense Ministry system, TISAS officials told journalists at a briefing, APA reports quoting Turkish newspapers.
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 10:27 AM

 

NATO missile defense X-band radar AN/TPY-2 has been put into operation in Turkey
 

A NATO missile defense radar deployed in Turkey has been put into operation, CNN quoted a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman as saying. The X-band AN/TPY-2 early warning radar is part of the THAAD system designed to intercept medium-range missiles at very high altitudes.

A NATO missile defense radar deployed in Turkey has been put into operation, CNN quoted a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman as saying. The X-band AN/TPY-2 early warning radar is part of the THAAD system designed to intercept medium-range missiles at very high altitudes.
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 09:57 AM

 

Raytheon receives $51 million contract for Patriot air defence missile system upgrades
 

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $51.3 million contract to upgrade Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) configuration. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the contract as a follow-on to AMCOM's Patriot missile continuous technology refreshment program initiated in 2000.

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $51.3 million contract to upgrade Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) configuration. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the contract as a follow-on to AMCOM's Patriot missile continuous technology refreshment program initiated in 2000.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 08:23 AM

 

Russian airborne troops are now equipped with a new reconnaissance and jamming vehicle Infauna
 

Russian electronic warfare units of airborne troops received 4 vehicles of the newest wheeled armoured vehicle for reconnaissance and jamming “Infauna”. Specialists of Russian airborne and amphibious troops began training with the vehicle.

Russian electronic warfare units of airborne troops received 4 vehicles of the newest wheeled armoured vehicle for reconnaissance and jamming “Infauna”. Specialists of Russian airborne and amphibious troops began training with the vehicle.
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Monday, January 16, 2012, 07:44 PM

 

Fuel service of French Armed Forces selects the Renault Trucks defense Sherpa Medium truck
 

Late November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) won the invitation for bids from SEA (Service des Essences des Armées - French Armed Forces Fuel Service) for the supply of an air-transportable multipurpose tactical tanker-truck ("CCPTA"). RTD's winning proposal was the Sherpa Medium truck.

Late November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) won the invitation for bids from SEA (Service des Essences des Armées - French Armed Forces Fuel Service) for the supply of an air-transportable multipurpose tactical tanker-truck ("CCPTA"). RTD's winning proposal was the Sherpa Medium truck.
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Monday, January 16, 2012, 11:29 AM

 

The new DRDO Agni-V nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile of India will be tested soon
 

India’s ambitious 5,000-km range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile is in the final phase of testing and will be launched soon, a senior DRDO scientist said here Sunday, January 15, 2012. “Agni-V is in the final phase of testing. I cannot predict the exact date of its launch, but it will be launched shortly,” Chief Controller R and D (Missiles and Strategic Systems) at DRDO, Avinash Chander, said.

India’s ambitious 5,000-km range Agni-V nuclear-capable missile is in the final phase of testing and will be launched soon, a senior DRDO scientist said here Sunday, January 15, 2012. “Agni-V is in the final phase of testing. I cannot predict the exact date of its launch, but it will be launched shortly,” Chief Controller R and D (Missiles and Strategic Systems) at DRDO, Avinash Chander, said.
Monday, January 16, 2012, 10:25 AM

 

Streit Group largest armoured vehicle facility to be built in United Arab Emirates
 

The world's largest manufacturing facility for armoured vehicles will be established in Ras Al Khaimah, it was announced, January 16, 2011. The new 28,000 square metre state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will be launched by armoured vehicle manufacturers Streit Group and will include the production from design to final product of four of Streit Group's armoured vehicles.

The world's largest manufacturing facility for armoured vehicles will be established in Ras Al Khaimah, it was announced, January 16, 2011. The new 28,000 square metre state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will be launched by armoured vehicle manufacturers Streit Group and will include the production from design to final product of four of Streit Group's armoured vehicles.
Monday, January 16, 2012, 09:03 AM

 

IVECO Defence Vehicles will supply 910 trucks over the next four years to Swiss Army
 

Iveco Defence Vehicles has delivered the first units in a contract valued at €125 million with Armasuisse – the Swiss federal competence centre for the procurement of security relevant technologies and equipment. The deal, secured in 2010, will see the supply of 910 Iveco heavy trucks over the next four years. Iveco Defence Vehicles will also provide support, project management and engineering services.

Iveco Defence Vehicles has delivered the first units in a contract valued at €125 million with Armasuisse – the Swiss federal competence centre for the procurement of security relevant technologies and equipment. The deal, secured in 2010, will see the supply of 910 Iveco heavy trucks over the next four years. Iveco Defence Vehicles will also provide support, project management and engineering services.
Sunday, January 15, 2012, 10:38 AM

 

Arab troops should be sent to Syria said the emir of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani
 

Arab troops should be sent to halt Syria’s violent crackdown on anti-government protesters, the emir of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, said in an interview to be broadcast tonight on the U.S. television network CBS. Elsewhere in the region, attacks on demonstrators continued in Syria yesterday and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei said he wouldn’t run for president of Egypt.

Arab troops should be sent to halt Syria’s violent crackdown on anti-government protesters, the emir of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, said in an interview to be broadcast tonight on the U.S. television network CBS. Elsewhere in the region, attacks on demonstrators continued in Syria yesterday and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei said he wouldn’t run for president of Egypt.
Sunday, January 15, 2012, 10:00 AM

 

New modern Iranian armoured vehicles were tested during recent military exercises in East of Iran
 

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said that the IRGC has successfully tested its latest home-produced military tools and equipment as well as the capabilities of its armored units during the recent wargames in Eastern Iran and attained positive results.

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said that the IRGC has successfully tested its latest home-produced military tools and equipment as well as the capabilities of its armored units during the recent wargames in Eastern Iran and attained positive results.
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Saturday, January 14, 2012, 04:26 PM

 

Russian army soldiers are now equipped with new thermal sight Shakhin
 

The Russian airborne troops have testing the new thermal sight named "Shakhin". The sight is integrated into an automated system of command and control and has a video output that allows you to use a helmet display for firing from a shelter.

The Russian airborne troops have testing the new thermal sight named "Shakhin". The sight is integrated into an automated system of command and control and has a video output that allows you to use a helmet display for firing from a shelter.
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Friday, January 13, 2012, 09:43 AM

 

During the next three years Israeli Army will be equipped with new communication equipment
 

A revolution in military communication: during the next three years more advanced and more efficient communication devices will be implemented all across the IDF (Israel Defence Forces). The new high-tech devices will be outsourced from the Elbit Systems Ltd., improving their quality and availability.

A revolution in military communication: during the next three years more advanced and more efficient communication devices will be implemented all across the IDF (Israel Defence Forces). The new high-tech devices will be outsourced from the Elbit Systems Ltd., improving their quality and availability.
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Friday, January 13, 2012, 08:56 AM

 

United States Army 1st Infantry Division is planning to add UAV unmanned aerial system Company
 

The Combat Aviation Brigade(CAB) of United States Army, 1st Infantry Division is planning on adding a new combat strength to their capabilities in March with the addition of an unmanned aerial system company.

The Combat Aviation Brigade(CAB) of United States Army, 1st Infantry Division is planning on adding a new combat strength to their capabilities in March with the addition of an unmanned aerial system company.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012, 05:54 PM

 

Force Protection facilities acquired by General Dynamics will manufacture V-hull for Stryker
 

General Dynamics Land Systems announced today that the newly acquired Force Protection manufacturing facility in Ladson, S.C. , will install additional combat-related equipment on 292 Double-V Hull Strykers to be deployed to Afghanistan.

General Dynamics Land Systems announced today that the newly acquired Force Protection manufacturing facility in Ladson, S.C. , will install additional combat-related equipment on 292 Double-V Hull Strykers to be deployed to Afghanistan.
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Thursday, January 12, 2012, 09:11 AM

 

Azerbaijan could be interested to buy the Belarus short range air defense missile system T38 Stilet
 

Belarusian Tetraedr defence company has established a joint venture with Azerbaijan. TETRAEDR is a scientific and industrial private unitary enterprise specializing in development and manufacture of advanced radio-electronic weapon systems, development and manufacture of hardware and software used in radar and radio electronic control assets, upgrading of Air Defense Missile Systems.

Belarusian Tetraedr defence company has established a joint venture with Azerbaijan. TETRAEDR is a scientific and industrial private unitary enterprise specializing in development and manufacture of advanced radio-electronic weapon systems, development and manufacture of hardware and software used in radar and radio electronic control assets, upgrading of Air Defense Missile Systems.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 05:14 PM

 

Oshkosh Defense will open a new office in Canada to support vehicle programs of Canadian army
 

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), announced today that the company will open a new office in Ottawa, Ontario, to support vehicle programs for the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND).

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), announced today that the company will open a new office in Ottawa, Ontario, to support vehicle programs for the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND).
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 10:04 AM

 

Navistar Defense to provide $880m in upgrades for MaxxPro MRAP vehicle fleet
 

Navistar Defense, LLC received a $880 million delivery order today to upgrade 2,717 International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps System Command calls for MaxxPro units to be upgraded with the company's rolling chassis solution. The award also includes engineering changes, supplies and services.

Navistar Defense, LLC received a $880 million delivery order today to upgrade 2,717 International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps System Command calls for MaxxPro units to be upgraded with the company's rolling chassis solution. The award also includes engineering changes, supplies and services.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 09:48 AM

 

United States President Barack Obama ready to strike Iran to stop Iranian nuclear weapon program
 

No one should doubt that President Barack Obama is prepared to use military force to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon if sanctions and diplomacy fail, the president’s former special assistant on Iran said.

No one should doubt that President Barack Obama is prepared to use military force to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon if sanctions and diplomacy fail, the president’s former special assistant on Iran said.
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 11:36 AM

 

Israel will boost defence budget by about 6 percent this year
 

Israel will boost defence spending by about 6 percent this year in the face of deepening regional instability, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, January 8, 2011, defying calls for cuts as living standards are squeezed.

Israel will boost defence spending by about 6 percent this year in the face of deepening regional instability, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, January 8, 2011, defying calls for cuts as living standards are squeezed.
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 11:05 AM

 

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