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July 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

North Korea pledged to continue test-firing of tactical guided missiles
 
North Korea pledged Thursday to continue test-firing tactical guided missiles. Pyongyang test-fired two projectiles in the sea off its east coast Wednesday, one day before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seoul for summit talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The North also fired what appeared to be two Scud-class missiles on Sunday, and three short-range rockets KN-09 on June 26.
North Korea pledged Thursday to continue test-firing tactical guided missiles. Pyongyang test-fired two projectiles in the sea off its east coast Wednesday, one day before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seoul for summit talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The North also fired what appeared to be two Scud-class missiles on Sunday, and three short-range rockets KN-09 on June 26.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 09:43 AM
 

U.S. military personnel in Iraq provides security assistance and advisory team to Iraqi Army
 
U.S. military personnel who have been sent to Iraq in recent weeks are performing two distinct mission sets, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today. Kirby said during a Pentagon news briefing that military orders since June 16 now total 770 authorized personnel, with 650 now in the country.
U.S. military personnel who have been sent to Iraq in recent weeks are performing two distinct mission sets, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said today. Kirby said during a Pentagon news briefing that military orders since June 16 now total 770 authorized personnel, with 650 now in the country.
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Thursday, July 3, 2014 09:11 AM
 

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles and Achleitner launch Survivor R new 4x4 protected vehicle
 
Germany’s Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) and Achleitner of Austria announce the strategic cooperation between their two organisations, combining the flexibility and innovative strength of a mid-size vehicle manufacturer – Achleitner – with the global reputation, market presence and corporate resources of a leading European defence multinational, RMMV.
Germany’s Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) and Achleitner of Austria announce the strategic cooperation between their two organisations, combining the flexibility and innovative strength of a mid-size vehicle manufacturer – Achleitner – with the global reputation, market presence and corporate resources of a leading European defence multinational, RMMV.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:31 AM
 

North Korea fired with KN-09 300mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System into its east waters
 
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range projectiles with KN-09 300mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) into its east waters Wednesday, July2, 2014, a day after South Korea refused a proposal of the DPRK to stop all military hostilities, a Defense Ministry official said.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range projectiles with KN-09 300mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) into its east waters Wednesday, July2, 2014, a day after South Korea refused a proposal of the DPRK to stop all military hostilities, a Defense Ministry official said.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 09:34 AM
 

Azerbaijan army has purchased more than 1,000 new artillery systems over the past 12 years
 
The Armed forces of Azerbaijan bought nearly 1,000 new artillery and missile systems over the past twelve years. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces strengthening of military equipment with new artillery systems stands first in the former Soviet Union for its capabilities.
The Armed forces of Azerbaijan bought nearly 1,000 new artillery and missile systems over the past twelve years. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces strengthening of military equipment with new artillery systems stands first in the former Soviet Union for its capabilities.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 08:11 AM
 

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and Nexter Systems to create European Company leader in Land Defence
 
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Nexter Systems (Nexter), two leading European providers of land defence systems, intend to share their future road ahead. On 01. July 2014 in Paris, the owners of the French and German companies signed a Heads of Agreement to this effect.
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Nexter Systems (Nexter), two leading European providers of land defence systems, intend to share their future road ahead. On 01. July 2014 in Paris, the owners of the French and German companies signed a Heads of Agreement to this effect.
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 07:17 PM
 

Ukrainian Ministry of Defence unveils picture of Russian T-64BV used by rebel forces in east Ukraine
 
According the Official Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (MOD) website, a Russian main battle tank T-64BV captured in east Ukraine would have been used by Russian separatists to fight Ukrainian government forces. An analysis of Colonel Yuri Mykolenko, member of the Command Center of Ukrainian armed forces, has confirmed the use of armament and combat vehicles from the Russian federation origin.
According the Official Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (MOD) website, a Russian main battle tank T-64BV captured in east Ukraine would have been used by Russian separatists to fight Ukrainian government forces. An analysis of Colonel Yuri Mykolenko, member of the Command Center of Ukrainian armed forces, has confirmed the use of armament and combat vehicles from the Russian federation origin. Tuesday, July 1, 2014 10:40 AM
 

Iran to supply Iraqi armed forces with Ababil drones and military equipment to fight jihadist rebels
 
According The New York Times website, Iran uses Ababil drones over Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad and is supplying Iraqi forces with tons of military equipment and other supplies. Tehran has massed 10 divisions of its army and its Quds Force troops along the border, ready to act if the Iraqi capital or Shiite shrines are threatened, The New York Times added.
According The New York Times website, Iran uses Ababil drones over Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad and is supplying Iraqi forces with tons of military equipment and other supplies. Tehran has massed 10 divisions of its army and its Quds Force troops along the border, ready to act if the Iraqi capital or Shiite shrines are threatened, The New York Times added.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 09:21 AM
 

Turkey has extended deadline for French-Italian and U.S. Companies in tender for missile system
 
Turkey has extended by two months the deadline for a French-Italian partnership and U.S. companies' bids in a tender for a long-range missile defense system. Last month, Turkish officials said the Chinese firm that won a provisional $3.4 billion bid had not yet met all the conditions and that Ankara might consider alternatives.
Turkey has extended by two months the deadline for a French-Italian partnership and U.S. companies' bids in a tender for a long-range missile defense system. Last month, Turkish officials said the Chinese firm that won a provisional $3.4 billion bid had not yet met all the conditions and that Ankara might consider alternatives.
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 07:30 AM
 

Poland has selected Thales - MBDA and Raytheon in tender for medium range missile system
 
Poland has short-listed a consortium of France's Thales and European group MBDA, as well as U.S. firm Raytheon, in its tender for a mid-range missile defence system, the defence ministry said on Monday, June 30, 2014. The bids that lost out on the tender, which is estimated to be worth about $5 billion, were from the Israeli government and the MEADS consortium led by Lockheed Martin.
Poland has short-listed a consortium of France's Thales and European group MBDA, as well as U.S. firm Raytheon, in its tender for a mid-range missile defence system, the defence ministry said on Monday, June 30, 2014. The bids that lost out on the tender, which is estimated to be worth about $5 billion, were from the Israeli government and the MEADS consortium led by Lockheed Martin.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 07:30 AM
 

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