a
July 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

China to donate technical and medical equipment to Serbian Armed Forces
 
Chinese and Serbian defense ministries Wednesday, July 23, 2014, signed a protocol by which China agreed to donate technical and medical equipment worth 355,000 euros (about 479,250 U.S. dollars) as a way of assistance after heavy floods hit the country mid-May.
Chinese and Serbian defense ministries Wednesday, July 23, 2014, signed a protocol by which China agreed to donate technical and medical equipment worth 355,000 euros (about 479,250 U.S. dollars) as a way of assistance after heavy floods hit the country mid-May.
a
Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:04 AM
 

Chinese Army would like to deploy unmanned ground combat vehicles in the future
 
Chinese military has started research on developing unmanned armoured vehicles including main battle tanks for deployment in future battles as part of an ambitious plan to modernise its defences. China is making efforts to convert its existing armoured fighting vehicles into unmanned ones for future warfare operations, a senior military official has said.
Chinese military has started research on developing unmanned armoured vehicles including main battle tanks for deployment in future battles as part of an ambitious plan to modernise its defences. China is making efforts to convert its existing armoured fighting vehicles into unmanned ones for future warfare operations, a senior military official has said.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 04:04 AM
 

Latvia to invest EUR 158 million in improving air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities
 
Latvian governemnt yesterday approved allocating EUR 158 million in improving air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities. Defense Minister Raimonds Vejonis told members of the press that this sum is meant on improving air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities in the upcoming eight years.
Latvian governemnt yesterday approved allocating EUR 158 million in improving air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities. Defense Minister Raimonds Vejonis told members of the press that this sum is meant on improving air-surveillance and anti-aircraft capabilities in the upcoming eight years.
a
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:45 PM
 

 United States will spend US$5.8 bln on missile defense system
 
The United States plans to spend about US$5.8 billion over the next five years on a missile defense program designed to intercept incoming warheads from countries like North Korea, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The United States plans to spend about US$5.8 billion over the next five years on a missile defense program designed to intercept incoming warheads from countries like North Korea, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

a
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:09 PM
 

Chinese Army opens for first time Academy of Armored Forces Engineering to foreign journalists
 
The Chinese Academy of Armored Forces Engineering on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, welcomed 112 journalists from China and abroad, marking the first time a Chinese military school was opened to news reporting. Reporters from 61 media organizations around the globe had a close look at emulation robots, all-terrain vehicles, tanks and armored cars while watching student military drills at the academy.
The Chinese Academy of Armored Forces Engineering on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, welcomed 112 journalists from China and abroad, marking the first time a Chinese military school was opened to news reporting. Reporters from 61 media organizations around the globe had a close look at emulation robots, all-terrain vehicles, tanks and armored cars while watching student military drills at the academy.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:46 AM
 

China to Join Military Exercises in Australia
 
China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will for the first time conduct joint military exercises in Australia. The announcement came as part of a four-day official visit to Australia by General Fan Changlong, the Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, following on from an earlier visit to China by Australia’s Minister for Defence, David Johnston.
China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will for the first time conduct joint military exercises in Australia. The announcement came as part of a four-day official visit to Australia by General Fan Changlong, the Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission, following on from an earlier visit to China by Australia’s Minister for Defence, David Johnston.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:39 AM
 

Lithuania wants to modernize 2 Mechanised Infantry battalions with new wheeled armoured
 
Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence is beginning a mechanisation programme to implement the National Defence System Development Programme 2014-2023 approved by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and to the end of strengthening and modernising the Lithuanian Land Force. In first phase of the programme two battalions of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade (MIB) will be equipped with modern wheeled infantry fighting vehicles till 2020.
Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence is beginning a mechanisation programme to implement the National Defence System Development Programme 2014-2023 approved by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and to the end of strengthening and modernising the Lithuanian Land Force. In first phase of the programme two battalions of the Mechanised Infantry Brigade (MIB) will be equipped with modern wheeled infantry fighting vehicles till 2020. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 09:13 AM
 

Texas to send National Guard to border to stem immigrant wave
 
The U.S. state of Texas plans to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico in order to stem the influx of illegal immigrants and bolster border security, Governor of Texas Rick Perry announced on Monday.
The U.S. state of Texas plans to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico in order to stem the influx of illegal immigrants and bolster border security, Governor of Texas Rick Perry announced on Monday.

a
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:25 PM
 

ATK Awarded $220 Million to Deliver Equipment and Support Services to U.S. Allies
 
ATK, a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received international contracts totaling more than $220 million from U.S. allies for medium-caliber cannons and aftermarket services that will support cannon system integration and product lifecycle.
ATK, a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced yesterday that it has received international contracts totaling more than $220 million from U.S. allies for medium-caliber cannons and aftermarket services that will support cannon system integration and product lifecycle.
a
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:17 PM
 

The Nigerian Army needs to replace 25-year-old ammunition and equipment
 
The Nigerian minister of state for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has explained why the federal government needs to acquire new equipment, arms and ammunition for the Nigerian military, saying the new acquisition of military hard ware will put a quick end to insurgency.
The Nigerian minister of state for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has explained why the federal government needs to acquire new equipment, arms and ammunition for the Nigerian military, saying the new acquisition of military hard ware will put a quick end to insurgency.
a
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:12 AM
 

New joint Czech and Slovak plant for production of CZ Company small arms and ammunition
 
New joint Czech and Slovak plant CZ Slovensko for production of small arms opened on the grounds of the Vojenský Opravárenský Podnik (VOP) Nováky military maintenance company on July 15. The firm is the first step to restoring the armament industry in Slovakia, said Prime Minister Robert Fico.
New joint Czech and Slovak plant CZ Slovensko for production of small arms opened on the grounds of the Vojenský Opravárenský Podnik (VOP) Nováky military maintenance company on July 15. The firm is the first step to restoring the armament industry in Slovakia, said Prime Minister Robert Fico.
a
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 08:30 AM
 

Croatian Ministry of Defence to purchase 12 second-hands PzH 2000 155mm self-propelled howitzers
 
July 15, 2014, the Croatian Ministry of Defence has received a positive answer for the purchase of 12 second-hands German-made 155mm self-propelled howitzer PzH 2000. Croatia will acquire 18 PzH 2000 self-propelled 155mm howitzers to replace the 122 mm 2S1 Gvozdikas in a deal valued at 200 million kuna (20 million EUR).
July 15, 2014, the Croatian Ministry of Defence has received a positive answer for the purchase of 12 second-hands German-made 155mm self-propelled howitzer PzH 2000. Croatia will acquire 18 PzH 2000 self-propelled 155mm howitzers to replace the 122 mm 2S1 Gvozdikas in a deal valued at 200 million kuna (20 million EUR).
a
Monday, July 21, 2014 03:43 PM
 

Japan approves export of military equipment with sensors for missiles and submarine development
 
Japanese military contractors are taking their first steps toward selling weapons abroad since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe relaxed an export ban, a politically sensitive shift for a nation that long hesitated to turn its technology prowess into arms-sales profits.
Japanese military contractors are taking their first steps toward selling weapons abroad since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe relaxed an export ban, a politically sensitive shift for a nation that long hesitated to turn its technology prowess into arms-sales profits.
a
Monday, July 21, 2014 09:09 AM
 

Large number of Israeli soldiers entered the Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels used by Hamas terrorists
 
Large numbers of Ground Forces entered the Gaza Strip overnight between Saturday and Sunday as Israel expanded its operation against Hamas. The increased presence in Gaza is aimed at destroying Hamas infrastructure, the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) said.
Large numbers of Ground Forces entered the Gaza Strip overnight between Saturday and Sunday as Israel expanded its operation against Hamas. The increased presence in Gaza is aimed at destroying Hamas infrastructure, the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) said.
a
Sunday, July 20, 2014 11:54 AM
 

AM General BRV-O vehicle has completed blast resistant and off-road testing for JLTV program
 
AM General today announced that its entrant into the U.S. Government's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) competition, the Blast Resistant Vehicle - Offroad (BRV-O) has completed months of rugged off-road testing during the competition's Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase.
AM General today announced that its entrant into the U.S. Government's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) competition, the Blast Resistant Vehicle - Offroad (BRV-O) has completed months of rugged off-road testing during the competition's Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase.
a
Sunday, July 20, 2014 11:13 AM
 

Oshkosh Defense completes 200,000 miles of test with its L-ATV vehicle for JLTV program
 
Oshkosh Defense announced July 17, 2014, it has successfully completed 200,000 miles and all requirements for Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) testing for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. Concurrently, Oshkosh received the draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the JLTV Production contract, which is a limited competition.
Oshkosh Defense announced July 17, 2014, it has successfully completed 200,000 miles and all requirements for Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) testing with its L-ATV for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract. Concurrently, Oshkosh received the draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the JLTV Production contract, which is a limited competition. Sunday, July 20, 2014 09:57 AM
 

Israeli army is ready to expand the ground operation into Gaza Strip if needed
 
The Israel Defense Forces is prepared to substantially expand its incursion into Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu made the announcement Friday, July 18, 2014, during a cabinet meeting held at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv.
The Israel Defense Forces is prepared to substantially expand its incursion into Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu made the announcement Friday, July 18, 2014, during a cabinet meeting held at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv.
a
Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:55 AM
 

Russian separatists has shot down Su-25 fighter with 9K35 Strela-10 SA-13 air defense missile system
 
According Reuters, Ukrainian separatists killed 23 Ukrainian soldiers and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack on Friday, July 11, 2014. A picture released on Reuters website shows Pro-Russian separatist fighters with 9K35 Strela 10 (NATO code SA-13 Gopher) short-range surface-to-air defense missile system.
According Reuters, Ukrainian separatists killed 23 Ukrainian soldiers and wounded nearly 100 in a missile attack on Friday, July 11, 2014. A picture released on Reuters website shows Pro-Russian separatist fighters with 9K35 Strela 10 (NATO code SA-13 Gopher) short-range surface-to-air defense missile system.
a
Friday, July 18, 2014 11:59 AM
 

Israeli Army launches ground operation against Gaza Strip with infantry and armoured units
 
Israeli army ground troops backed by tanks and warplanes swept into Gaza on a mission to stamp out rocket fire coming from the Gaza Strip. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the operation after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides.
Israeli army ground troops backed by tanks and warplanes swept into Gaza on a mission to stamp out rocket fire coming from the Gaza Strip. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the operation after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides.
a
Friday, July 18, 2014 08:10 AM
 

Defense Ministry of Russia to give S-300 surface-to-air defense missile systems to Belarus
 
Russia’s Defense Ministry has signed a contract for giving S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Belarus. In October 2013, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Russia was planning to give four S-300 missile systems to Belarus.
Russia’s Defense Ministry has signed a contract for giving S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Belarus. In October 2013, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Russia was planning to give four S-300 missile systems to Belarus.
a
a

Thursday, July 17, 2014 01:00 PM
 

Brazil has confirmed the purchase of Russian-made Pantsir-S1 air defense systems
 
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, July 14, 2014, that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defense systems Pantsir-S1 (NATO code SA-22 Geyhound) from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, July 14, 2014, that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defense systems Pantsir-S1 (NATO code SA-22 Geyhound) from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy.
a
Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:59 AM
 

U.S. sign a letter of acceptance to deliver Patriot air defense systems and Javelin missiles to Qatar
 
Qatar plans to buy U.S. Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in an arms deal worth about $11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said Monday. Monday, July 14, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today hosted Qatar's Minister of State for Defense Affairs Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah at the Pentagon to sign letters of offer and acceptance for Apache helicopters and Patriot and Javelin defense systems valued at $11 billion.
Qatar plans to buy U.S. Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in an arms deal worth about $11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said Monday. Monday, July 14, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today hosted Qatar's Minister of State for Defense Affairs Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah at the Pentagon to sign letters of offer and acceptance for Apache helicopters and Patriot and Javelin defense systems valued at $11 billion. Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:58 AM
 

New delivery of Matador and Marauder 4x4 armoured from Paramount Group to Azerbaijan
 
Azerbaijan takes delivery of the second batch of 60 armoured vehicles from the South African Defense Company Paramount Group. In April 2012, The Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan together with Paramount Group of South Africa finished the production of 60 mine resistant ambush protected vehicles Marauder and Matador ordered by Azerbaijani Armed Forces produced under license in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan takes delivery of the second batch of 60 armoured vehicles from the South African Defense Company Paramount Group. In April 2012, The Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan together with Paramount Group of South Africa finished the production of 60 mine resistant ambush protected vehicles Marauder and Matador ordered by Azerbaijani Armed Forces produced under license in Azerbaijan.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:51 AM
 

China has delivered HJ-73D anti-tank missile systems and assault rifles to South Sudan
 
China is selling $38 million worth of HJ-73D anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, machine guns and ammunition to South Sudan’s government, even as it pledges to help end a civil war in the country now on the brink of famine.
China is selling $38 million worth of HJ-73D anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers, machine guns and ammunition to South Sudan’s government, even as it pledges to help end a civil war in the country now on the brink of famine.
a
a

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:32 PM
 

This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.