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June 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

New generation of German PUMA infantry fighting vehicle fitted with MELLS guided missile
 
MELLS is the German acronym for “multiple role lightweight guided missile system” constituting the Spike LR (“long range”) product. The Spike guided missile will supplement and expand the weapon system of the armored infantry fighting vehicle Puma as a high precision, stand-off-capable component enabling highly effective engagement against armored targets and infrastructure targets.
MELLS is the German acronym for “multiple role lightweight guided missile system” constituting the Spike LR (“long range”) product. The Spike guided missile will supplement and expand the weapon system of the armored infantry fighting vehicle Puma as a high precision, stand-off-capable component enabling highly effective engagement against armored targets and infrastructure targets.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 06:13 PM
 

Russia not to impose a no-fly zone in eastern of Ukraine to end the violence in the country
 
Russia said Wednesday, June 3, 2014, it was not mulling a proposal to have the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) impose a no-fly zone in eastern Ukraine. "At the current stage, we are not considering such an initiative," deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov told reporters, adding western countries would not back the proposal.
Russia said Wednesday, June 3, 2014, it was not mulling a proposal to have the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) impose a no-fly zone in eastern Ukraine. "At the current stage, we are not considering such an initiative," deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov told reporters, adding western countries would not back the proposal.
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 11:28 AM
 

U.S. plan to send more troops in eastern Europe to bolster military support for NATO members
 
President Barack Obama plans to send more troops and equipment to bolster military support for Nato members in eastern Europe as tensions in the region simmer following Russia's actions in Ukraine. The U.S. President has called on lawmakers in Washington to back the $1billion plan to support and train the armed forces of Nato states on Russia's borders.
The President of United States, Barack Obama plans to send more troops and equipment to bolster military support for NATO members in eastern Europe as tensions in the region simmer following Russia's actions in Ukraine. The U.S. President has called on lawmakers in Washington to back the $1billion plan to support and train the armed forces of NATO states on Russia's borders.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10:03 AM
 

NATO members to boost its defence capabilities in response to Russian actions in Ukraine
 
NATO Defence Ministers on Tuesday (3 June 2014) agreed to continue and further reinforce NATO’s reassurance measures in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. “This is a time for all Allies to play a part, and all Allies are doing so”, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. “Every single Ally is committing resources to our collective defence. When we say NATO’s defence is “all for one”, we mean it.”
NATO Defence Ministers on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, agreed to continue and further reinforce NATO’s reassurance measures in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine crisis. “This is a time for all Allies to play a part, and all Allies are doing so”, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. “Every single Ally is committing resources to our collective defence. When we say NATO’s defence is “all for one”, we mean it.”
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 08:39 PM
 

South Korea will develop its own surface-to-air defense missile system
 
South Korea will develop its own missile defense (MD) system to intercept missiles at a higher altitude instead of adopting the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), a military source confirmed local media reports on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
South Korea will develop its own missile defense (MD) system to intercept missiles at a higher altitude instead of adopting the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), a military source confirmed local media reports on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 01:27 PM
 

Turkey to allow Qatar Armed Forces to acquire share worth of $72 million in the BMC Company
 
Turkey's ES Mali Yatirim, owner of anti-landmine vehicle manufacturer BMC, asked the competition authority for permission to have Qatar army's industry committee on its board to help with BMC's recovery. Turkish investment company, ES Mali Yatirim, sought permission to have Qatar’s army invest in the company in order to resume production in its recently acquired military vehicle manufacturer.
Turkey's ES Mali Yatirim, owner of anti-landmine vehicle manufacturer BMC, asked the competition authority for permission to have Qatar army's industry committee on its board to help with BMC's recovery. Turkish investment company, ES Mali Yatirim, sought permission to have Qatar’s army invest in the company in order to resume production in its recently acquired military vehicle manufacturer.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 08:45 AM
 

Old Russian-made T-72 main battle tank of Kazakhstan Army to be modernized by Russia
 
A Russian-Kazakh joint venture established to modernize Soviet-era T-72 tanks and create other armored vehicles on their basis will start work in the next two months, Federal Military and Technical Cooperation Service Deputy Director Konstantin Biryulin said.
A Russian-Kazakh joint venture established to modernize Soviet-era T-72 tanks and create other armored vehicles on their basis will start work in the next two months, Federal Military and Technical Cooperation Service Deputy Director Konstantin Biryulin said.
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 04:40 AM
 

Iran to unveil new Qadir phased array radar system able to detect targets at 1,100 km
 
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Monday unveiled Qadir phased array radar system in a ceremony participated by Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli. The radar which can detect hostile flying objects up to 300 km in altitude and 1,100 km in distance was tested in Payambar-e Azam (the great messenger) 6 wargames in 2011.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Monday unveiled Qadir phased array radar system in a ceremony participated by Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli. The radar which can detect hostile flying objects up to 300 km in altitude and 1,100 km in distance was tested in Payambar-e Azam (the great messenger) 6 wargames in 2011.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 03:54 AM
 

Visit Eurosatory 2014 Free Registration the most important International Defense Security Exhibition
 
Only a few days before the opening of Eurosatory 2014, the most important International Defense & Security Exhibition in the world, which will be held in Paris (France) from the 16 to 20 June 2014. It's time to register for free to visit Eurosatory 2014. Free Registration click this link
Only a few days before the opening of Eurosatory 2014, the most important International Defense & Security Exhibition in the world, which will be held in Paris (France) from the 16 to 20 June 2014. It's time to register for free to visit Eurosatory 2014. Free Registration click this link
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Monday, June 2, 2014 11:59 AM
 

China and Belarus to continue strengthen military cooperation between the two countries
 
Chang Wanquan, state councilor and minister of national defense of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), met with Oleg Dvigalev, commander of the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense Force, in Beijing on the afternoon of May 29, 2014.
Chang Wanquan, state councilor and minister of national defense of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), met with Oleg Dvigalev, commander of the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense Force, in Beijing on the afternoon of May 29, 2014.
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Monday, June 2, 2014 10:40 AM
 

Norway and Sweden intend to buy 2,000 military logistic vehicles from Rheinmetall Defence
 
Rheinmetall has just booked another big order for its state-of-the-art, high-mobility truck families. In the medium term, Norway and Sweden intend to buy as many as two thousand military logistics vehicles with a total value of over €1 billion. Following the Norwegian procurement authorities, today Sweden too signed the framework agreement for joint procurement of military logistics vehicles from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV).
Rheinmetall has just booked another big order for its state-of-the-art, high-mobility truck families. In the medium term, Norway and Sweden intend to buy as many as two thousand military logistics vehicles with a total value of over €1 billion. Following the Norwegian procurement authorities, today Sweden too signed the framework agreement for joint procurement of military logistics vehicles from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV). Sunday, June 1, 2014 01:00 PM
 

China will open defense sector to private companies to open market for military products
 
China will open its defense sector to private enterprises by relaxing market access for military products. Concrete measures will include lowering market access requirements, reducing approval procedures, improving the pricing mechanism for military products and taxation policy, according to the People's Liberation Army's General Armament Department.
China will open its defense sector to private enterprises by relaxing market access for military products. Concrete measures will include lowering market access requirements, reducing approval procedures, improving the pricing mechanism for military products and taxation policy, according to the People's Liberation Army's General Armament Department.
Sunday, June 1, 2014 11:30 AM
 

Russian Airborne Troops have received new Verba MANPADS portable air defense missile system
 
The Russian Airborne Forces have started receiving the newest Verba man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS) equipped with an automated fire control system that has no foreign rival, military spokesman Yevgeny Meshkov said Friday, May 30, 2014
The Russian Airborne Forces have started receiving the newest Verba man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS) equipped with an automated fire control system that has no foreign rival, military spokesman Yevgeny Meshkov said Friday, May 30, 2014
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Sunday, June 1, 2014 11:03 AM
 

Ukraine armed forces to continue special operations in southern and western part of the country
 
Ukrainian armed forces are planning to continue the Kiev regime’s special operation in the country's southeast until they reach a complete stabilization in the region, Ukraine's interim Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval said Friday, May 30, 2014.
Ukrainian armed forces are planning to continue the Kiev regime’s special operation in the country's southeast until they reach a complete stabilization in the region, Ukraine's interim Defense Minister Mykhailo Koval said Friday, May 30, 2014.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014 10:01 AM
 

Iran has built a new missile shield with top secret air defense systems
 
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has built a top secret air defense missile system, IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami announced on Saturday, May 31, 2014, implying that the missile shield is more advanced than the Russian S-300 long-range air-defense missile system.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has built a top secret air defense missile system, IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami announced on Saturday, May 31, 2014, implying that the missile shield is more advanced than the Russian S-300 long-range air-defense missile system.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014 08:40 AM
 

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