July 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Saab delivered the first national Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear detection centre
 
Defence and security company Saab has together with their Kuwaiti partner Bader Sultan & Bros, delivered the world´s first integrated national CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) centre, which is now operational in Kuwait. The CBRN centre is yet another innovative solution from Saab.
Defence and security company Saab has together with their Kuwaiti partner Bader Sultan & Bros, delivered the world´s first integrated national CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) centre, which is now operational in Kuwait. The CBRN centre is yet another innovative solution from Saab.
 

EID company awarded contract to supply CD-116/IP switchboard to Bangladeshi Army
 
Cohort company EID has been awarded a new contract by the Bangladeshi Army for the supply of CD-116/IP tactical field switchboards, valued at around €1 million. The CD-116/IP offers interfaces for analogue and VoIP telephones, data terminals and combat net radios and multiple solutions for networking, from IP to ISDN and analogue alternatives, via radio relay, optical fibre, satellite and others.
Cohort company EID has been awarded a new contract by the Bangladeshi Army for the supply of CD-116/IP tactical field switchboards, valued at around €1 million. The CD-116/IP offers interfaces for analogue and VoIP telephones, data terminals and combat net radios and multiple solutions for networking, from IP to ISDN and analogue alternatives, via radio relay, optical fibre, satellite and others.
 

15th successful interception of a ballistic missile for the Terminal High altitute Area Defense THAAD
 
The Missile Defense Agency and soldiers of the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, conducted a successful missile defense test on July 30th using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, according to a Missile Defense Agency news release.
The Missile Defense Agency and soldiers of the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, conducted a successful missile defense test on July 30th using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, according to a Missile Defense Agency news release.
 

US Marine Corps contracted Oshkosh Defense for 23 additional P-19R Aircraft Rescue vehicles
 
Oshkosh Defense, announced today that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a delivery order valued at more than $16 million for an additional 23 P-19R Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles.
Oshkosh Defense, announced today that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a delivery order valued at more than $16 million for an additional 23 P-19R Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) vehicles.
 

Chinese army military parade in Mongolia Autonomous region for 90th birthday of PLA
 
China on Sunday, August 30, 2017, kicked off a grand military parade to mark the 90th birthday of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Zhurihe military training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
China on Sunday, August 30, 2017, kicked off a grand military parade to mark the 90th birthday of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Zhurihe military training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
 

Georgia soldiers will be equipped with local-made helmet & bulletproof vest from Delta Company
 
According to the website Agenda.GE, soldiers of Georgia will be equipped with bulletproof vests and helmets produced locally by the State Defense Company Delta. All these new individual equipment were successfully tested at the State Military Scientific-Technical Centre Delta, July 28,2017.
According to the website Agenda.GE, soldiers of Georgia will be equipped with bulletproof vests and helmets produced locally by the State Defense Company Delta. All these new individual equipment were successfully tested at the State Military Scientific-Technical Centre Delta, July 28,2017.
 

Turkey has finalized the purchase of Russian-made S-400 air defense missile systems
 
The Turkish purchase of Russian S-400 missile air defense systems has been mostly finalized and some minor details remain to be agreed, spokesman of the Turkish president Ibrahim Kalin told the Yeni Safak newspaper on Friday, July 28, 2017.
The Turkish purchase of Russian S-400 missile air defense systems has been mostly finalized and some minor details remain to be agreed, spokesman of the Turkish president Ibrahim Kalin told the Yeni Safak newspaper on Friday, July 28, 2017.
 

General Dynamics introduces new Combat Survival Radio : the HOOK3
 
General Dynamics introduces new Combat Survival Radio the HOOK3 640 001
General Dynamics Mission Systems introduces the new HOOK3™ Combat Survival Radio (CSR). The new radio provides direct line-of-sight voice and encrypted two-way data communications to help combat search and rescue teams quickly and accurately locate and rescue downed pilots and isolated military personnel. The HOOK3 was designed using feedback from military personnel who rely on a survival radio in emergency situations.
 

Iran armed forces use local-made UAVs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to control their borders
 
Iranian army ground forces use helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles to control to borders of Iran. Iran is now in possession of a broad range of UAVs which can be used for both civilian and military purposes.
Iranian army ground forces use helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles to control to borders of Iran. Iran is now in possession of a broad range of UAVs which can be used for both civilian and military purposes.
 

All Russian airborne troops are now equipped with Verba Manpads
 
All of Russian Airborne Troops’ airborne and air assault divisions have been rearmed with new Verba man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS), and currently these systems are being delivered to separate air assault brigades as planned, Airborne Troops Commander Colonel General Andrei Serdyukov reported.
All of Russian Airborne Troops’ airborne and air assault divisions have been rearmed with new Verba man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS), and currently these systems are being delivered to separate air assault brigades as planned, Airborne Troops Commander Colonel General Andrei Serdyukov reported.
 

Leonardo to provide latest Battle Management System for Australian tanks and combat vehicles
 
Leonardo DRS announced today that it will provide the Australian Army with its next-generation platform Battle Management System (BMS) hardware, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS, for its M1A1SA main battle tanks and associated combat vehicles.
Leonardo DRS announced today that it will provide the Australian Army with its next-generation platform Battle Management System (BMS) hardware, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS, for its M1A1SA main battle tanks and associated combat vehicles.
 

First Himars vehicle 100% built by Lockheed Martin in its manufactory in Arkansas
 
Lockheed Martinhas delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Arkansas. In the past, the HIMARS five-ton chassis were Government Furnished Equipment to Lockheed Martin.
Lockheed Martinhas delivered the first High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher in which both the chassis and launcher components were manufactured at its facility in Camden, Arkansas. In the past, the HIMARS five-ton chassis were Government Furnished Equipment to Lockheed Martin.
 

Sweden to hold big military exercise with some NATO countries in September
 
The Swedish military has released a statement announcing plans to hold its largest joint military exercise in years with NATO members this September. The exercise will be labeled Aurora 17 and will involve land, air, and sea elements of the Swedish military and participating NATO members.
The Swedish military has released a statement announcing plans to hold its largest joint military exercise in years with NATO members this September. The exercise will be labeled Aurora 17 and will involve land, air, and sea elements of the Swedish military and participating NATO members.
 

Czech army will be equipped with new LMV and Titus armored vehicles in few years
 
The Government of Czech Republic discussed at its meeting the contracts of the Ministry of Defense with a total value of almost CZK 9.5 billion. The army of the Czech Republic will receive new armored vehicles Titus and Iveco in the following years.
The Government of Czech Republic discussed at its meeting the contracts of the Ministry of Defense with a total value of almost CZK 9.5 billion. The army of the Czech Republic will receive new armored vehicles Titus and Iveco in the following years.
 

BAE Systems uses wireless sensors to track structural integrity of deployable military bridges
 
The new ‘fatigue monitoring’ technology continuously detects the stress and strain on bridges designed to be used by tanks such as the more than 60 tonne Challenger® 2. The sensors then wirelessly transmit data to a handheld device, allowing soldiers to easily assess the health of the bridge.
The new ‘fatigue monitoring’ technology continuously detects the stress and strain on bridges designed to be used by tanks such as the more than 60 tonne Challenger® 2. The sensors then wirelessly transmit data to a handheld device, allowing soldiers to easily assess the health of the bridge.
 

Russia is planing to incorporates advanced Heavy Flamethrower vehicles in its 2018-2025 program
 
The delivery of the advanced Tosochka heavy flamethrower has been included in Russia’s 2018-2025 state armament program, General Designer of the Splav Company Nikolai Makarovets said in an interview with RIA Novosti news agency.
The delivery of the advanced Tosochka heavy flamethrower has been included in Russia’s 2018-2025 state armament program, General Designer of the Splav Company Nikolai Makarovets said in an interview with RIA Novosti news agency.
 

Belarussian Defense Ministry signed contract with Russian company Almaz-Antey for radars
 
The Almaz-Antey Concern signed a contract with the Belarussian Defense Ministry at the MAKS-2017 airshow for the supply of radar equipment to Belarus for the Unified air defense, the press service of the company said.
The Almaz-Antey Concern signed a contract with the Belarussian Defense Ministry at the MAKS-2017 airshow for the supply of radar equipment to Belarus for the Unified air defense, the press service of the company said.
 

US Army to receives new helmets for their Apache pilot
 
Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel has been awarded a $13,443,811 firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army for the delivery of Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH).
Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel has been awarded a $13,443,811 firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army for the delivery of Apache Aviator Integrated Helmets (AAIH).
 

Rheinmetall win a new customer for its Skyguard air defence system
 
Rheinmetall has recently booked two important air defence orders, winning a new customer country in the process. Two foreign governments have ordered air defence hardware and related services for their air forces. Total value of the two orders comes to around €220 million. In both cases, Rheinmetall had to overcome stiff international competition. The orders were booked in June this year. Delivery will take place through to 2021.
Rheinmetall has recently booked two important air defence orders, winning a new customer country in the process. Two foreign governments have ordered air defence hardware and related services for their air forces. Total value of the two orders comes to around €220 million. In both cases, Rheinmetall had to overcome stiff international competition. The orders were booked in June this year. Delivery will take place through to 2021.
 

China has become less dependent on weapons and military equipment imports since five years
 
Over the past five years, China has become less dependent on arms imports, and is in fact boosting its own exports, mainly to Asia and Africa.China is becoming more self-sufficient for its own military needs, and now delivers major weapons to foreign armies. Increased capabilities have driven steady growth of its military contracts on several fronts.
Over the past five years, China has become less dependent on arms imports, and is in fact boosting its own exports, mainly to Asia and Africa.China is becoming more self-sufficient for its own military needs, and now delivers major weapons to foreign armies. Increased capabilities have driven steady growth of its military contracts on several fronts.
 

BAE Systems team up with Italian company Goriziane Group to support BvS10 armored vehicle
 
BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the Goriziane Group SpA, an Italian company that specializes in the engineering and maintenance of vehicles and other heavy equipment, to support the BvS10, the latest generation of highly mobile and widely used armored vehicles.
BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the Goriziane Group SpA, an Italian company that specializes in the engineering and maintenance of vehicles and other heavy equipment, to support the BvS10, the latest generation of highly mobile and widely used armored vehicles.
 

Snipers of the Russian Eastern Military Districts received a new batch of ASVK anti-material sniper
 
Snipers of the Eastern Military District’s combined-arms army have received a batch of the Kord large-caliber sniper rifles, the district’s press service reported.
Snipers of the Eastern Military District’s combined-arms army have received a batch of the Kord large-caliber sniper rifles, the district’s press service reported.
 

Brazilian Army to replace its current FN FAL assault rifle by indigenous IA2 rifle
 
The Brazilian Army is gradually replacing its current assault rifle with an home-made one. In order to meet the operational needs of the Ground Force, the IA2 Rifle will succeed the Light Automatic Rifle (FAL 7.62).
The Brazilian Army is gradually replacing its current assault rifle with an home-made one. In order to meet the operational needs of the Ground Force, the IA2 Rifle will succeed the Light Automatic Rifle (FAL 7.62).
 

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