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June 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

U.S. Senator John McCain asks to use the military to aid rebel fighters in Syria and no-fly zone
 

United States Senator John McCain on Thursday, June 6, 2013, pressed President Barack Obama to launch a more active Middle East policy, including using the military to aid rebel fighters in Syria. Some few days ago, John McCain said "the United States should allow a no-fly zone over Syria and use U.S. and allied air power to establish dominance there".

United States Senator John McCain on Thursday, June 6, 2013, pressed President Barack Obama to launch a more active Middle East policy, including using the military to aid rebel fighters in Syria. Some few days ago, John McCain said "the United States should allow a no-fly zone over Syria and use U.S. and allied air power to establish dominance there".
Friday, June 7, 2013 09:53 AM

 

Israeli army inaugurates new military unit in charge to record operations with pictures and video
 

The Israeli military has inaugurated a new unit tasked with spearheading the Jewish state's efforts to record operations, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday, June 6, 2013. Assigned under the IDF Spokesman's Office, the unit, whose soldiers have received extensive training in video and still photography, will accompany combat units on operations to document their work, the report said.

The Israeli military has inaugurated a new unit tasked with spearheading the Jewish state's efforts to record operations, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday, June 6, 2013. Assigned under the IDF Spokesman's Office, the unit, whose soldiers have received extensive training in video and still photography, will accompany combat units on operations to document their work, the report said.
Friday, June 7, 2013 09:31 AM

 

Colombia would like to become a partner of the NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
 

Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon said on Tuesday that his country wants to become a " partner" of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), not a full member as reported earlier. Pinzon's clarification was made after several of its South American neighbors questioned Bogota's decision to seek NATO entry.

Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon said on Tuesday that his country wants to become a " partner" of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), not a full member as reported earlier. Pinzon's clarification was made after several of its South American neighbors questioned Bogota's decision to seek NATO entry.
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Friday, June 7, 2013 08:56 AM

 

Poland to allocate the biggest defence budget of NATO members for modernization of its army
 

Poland has embarked on one of the biggest defence spending increases of any Nato member. The programme was launched by Bronislaw Komorowski, the president, in a signing ceremony that symbolically took place not far from the Belarus border.

Poland has embarked on one of the biggest defence spending increases of any Nato member. The programme was launched by Bronislaw Komorowski, the president, in a signing ceremony that symbolically took place not far from the Belarus border.
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Thursday, June 6, 2013 11:33 AM

 

China and Canada sign an initiative on military cooperation between the two countries
 

China and Canada signed an initiative on military cooperation as defense ministers of the two countries held talks in Beijing. Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and his Canadian counterpart Peter G. Mackay had in-depth and candid talks on bilateral military relations, the international and regional security situations as well as other issues of common concern, according to a written statement.

China and Canada signed an initiative on military cooperation as defense ministers of the two countries held talks in Beijing. Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and his Canadian counterpart Peter G. Mackay had in-depth and candid talks on bilateral military relations, the international and regional security situations as well as other issues of common concern, according to a written statement.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 11:08 AM

 

Australia and India to deepen military and defense cooperation
 

Australian and India held a formal bilateral Defense Ministers' Dialogue in Canberra on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, for deepening their contemporary bilateral defense-to-defense and military-to-military cooperation, Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Indian Minister of Defense A. K. Antony announced.

Australian and India held a formal bilateral Defense Ministers' Dialogue in Canberra on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, for deepening their contemporary bilateral defense-to-defense and military-to-military cooperation, Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith and Indian Minister of Defense A. K. Antony announced.
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Thursday, June 6, 2013 10:52 AM

 

The British army receives its first BAE Systems Terrier MSV tracked combat engineer vehicle.
 

BAE Systems’ Terrier® Combat Engineer Vehicle has been officially accepted into service by the British Army. Terrier is the most advanced combat engineer vehicle – delivering uncompromising performance from a medium weight chassis.

BAE Systems’ Terrier® Combat Engineer Vehicle has been officially accepted into service by the British Army. Terrier is the most advanced combat engineer vehicle – delivering uncompromising performance from a medium weight chassis.
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Thursday, June 6, 2013 08:35 AM

 

Israel accelerates development of anti-ballistic missile Arrow 3 against Iranian nuclear program
 

Israel Aerospace Industries, flagship of Israel's defense sector, is accelerating development of its high-altitude Arrow 3 antiballistic missile system amid mounting concerns about Iran's nuclear program. "We're thinking mostly about the nuclear threat," Col. Aviram Hasson, who heads the project, told a conference on Aerial Threats in the Modern Age at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv Monday, June 3,2013.

Israel Aerospace Industries, flagship of Israel's defense sector, is accelerating development of its high-altitude Arrow 3 antiballistic missile system amid mounting concerns about Iran's nuclear program. "We're thinking mostly about the nuclear threat," Col. Aviram Hasson, who heads the project, told a conference on Aerial Threats in the Modern Age at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv Monday, June 3,2013. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 08:46 AM

 

France ready for military actions in Syria after the use of chemical weapons by Assad troops
 

France has "no doubt" that the Syrian regime had used the deadly nerve agent sarin in conflicts with rebels and "all options are on the table" to end the conflicts in the violence-torn country including military actions, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

France has "no doubt" that the Syrian regime had used the deadly nerve agent sarin in conflicts with rebels and "all options are on the table" to end the conflicts in the violence-torn country including military actions, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013 08:46 AM

 

Latest generation of Iranian-made main battle tank Zulfiqar with new reactive armor
 

The Iranian Army has equipped its tanks and armored vehicles with a smart system to divert incoming enemy missiles, an army commander said on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Lieutenant Commander of the Army Ground Force General Kiomars Heidari told FNA that the new generation of home-made Zolfaqar tanks has been designed and manufactured.

The Iranian Army has equipped its tanks and armored vehicles with a smart system to divert incoming enemy missiles, an army commander said on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Lieutenant Commander of the Army Ground Force General Kiomars Heidari told FNA that the new generation of home-made Zolfaqar tanks has been designed and manufactured.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 01:58 PM

 

United States to send Patriot air defense system anf F-16 fighter aircraft to Jordan
 

The United States military said on Monday that it is sending F-16 fighter jets and a Patriot anti-missile battery to Jordan, so as to bolster the country's security in case the violence in Syria spills over. The U.S. military said on Monday that it is sending F-16 fighter jets and a Patriot anti-missile battery to Jordan, so as to bolster the country's security in case the violence in Syria spills over.

The United States military said on Monday that it is sending F-16 fighter jets and a Patriot anti-missile battery to Jordan, so as to bolster the country's security in case the violence in Syria spills over. The U.S. military said on Monday that it is sending F-16 fighter jets and a Patriot anti-missile battery to Jordan, so as to bolster the country's security in case the violence in Syria spills over.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 08:25 AM

 

Iraq confirms order for Russian-made combat helicopter Mi-28NE and Pantsir-S1 air defense system
 

Russia has started fulfilling its recent arms exports contract with Iraq after receiving an advance payment from Baghdad, Russian Technologies (Rostech) CEO Sergei Chemezov said. “The contract is being implemented, the production of ordered equipment has started,” Chemezov told RIA Novosti at the opening ceremony of a Russian grenade-launcher assembly facility in Jordan on Thursday.

Russia has started fulfilling its recent arms exports contract with Iraq after receiving an advance payment from Baghdad, Russian Technologies (Rostech) CEO Sergei Chemezov said. “The contract is being implemented, the production of ordered equipment has started,” Chemezov told RIA Novosti at the opening ceremony of a Russian grenade-launcher assembly facility in Jordan on Thursday.
Monday, June 3, 2013 08:18 AM

 

Jordan opens new factory to produce RPG-32 Hashim Nashab anti-tank grenade launcher
 

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday, May 30, 2013, inaugurated the JADARA Equipment and Defence Systems Company’s (JRESCO) factory where the anti-tank weapon RPG-32 Hashim will be produced. The company is a subsidiary of King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau’s (KADDB) Investment Group (KIG), the investment arm of the bureau.

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan on Thursday, May 30, 2013, inaugurated the JADARA Equipment and Defence Systems Company’s (JRESCO) factory where the anti-tank weapon RPG-32 Hashim will be produced. The company is a subsidiary of King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau’s (KADDB) Investment Group (KIG), the investment arm of the bureau.
Sunday, June 2, 2013 11:53 AM

 

German government against the production of Fuchs 6x6 armoured vehicle in Egypt
 

The German government is again under scrutiny for selling weapons to Middle Eastern states under Chancellor Angela Merkel's controversial easing of once-stringent controls. This time it is Fuchs armored cars produced in Egypt under license that critics allege were used against pro-democracy protesters.

The German government is again under scrutiny for selling weapons to Middle Eastern states under Chancellor Angela Merkel's controversial easing of once-stringent controls. This time it is Fuchs armored cars produced in Egypt under license that critics allege were used against pro-democracy protesters.
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Saturday, June 1, 2013 11:46 AM

 

General Dynamics develops new combat vehicle with APS Active Protection Systems for U.S. Army
 

A U.S. combat vehicle with a fully integrated active protection system that defeats threats from advanced man-portable weapons is under development. General Dynamics Land Systems said it is leading an effort to develop the APS (Active Protection Systems) integrated vehicle and recently concluded a successful Critical Design Review of the project.

A U.S. combat vehicle with a fully integrated active protection system that defeats threats from advanced man-portable weapons is under development. General Dynamics Land Systems said it is leading an effort to develop the APS (Active Protection Systems) integrated vehicle and recently concluded a successful Critical Design Review of the project.
Saturday, June 1, 2013 11:17 AM

 

Syrian rebels urge creation of no-fly zone over Syria with the help of United States
 

Many of the rebels’ advocates here are urging the creation of one or more “no-fly zones” over Syrian territory to protect the opposition and permit it to set up a rival government on Syrian territory that could then request additional military intervention by its Western and Arab allies.

Many of the rebels’ advocates here are urging the creation of one or more “no-fly zones” over Syrian territory to protect the opposition and permit it to set up a rival government on Syrian territory that could then request additional military intervention by its Western and Arab allies.
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Saturday, June 1, 2013 10:59 AM

 

U.S. Marine Corps selects P-19R Oshkosh Defense to replace Aircraft Rescue - Fire Fighting vehicles
 

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), to deliver its new fleet of P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles. The Oshkosh P-19R will be the Marines’ first-response vehicle in aircraft fire emergencies at military bases and expeditionary airfields

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), to deliver its new fleet of P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles. The Oshkosh P-19R will be the Marines’ first-response vehicle in aircraft fire emergencies at military bases and expeditionary airfields.
Saturday, June 1, 2013 10:27 AM

 

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