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March 2013 Army - Military - Defence & Security Industry News
 
 
 
 

Elektrobit launches Tablet, Smartphone And Module for Defence and Public Safety Markets
 

Elektrobit (EB) a leading developer of cutting-edge embedded technology solutions for automotive and wireless industries, announced the release of three new form factors for the award-winning EB Specialized Device Platform.

Elektrobit (EB) a leading developer of cutting-edge embedded technology solutions for automotive and wireless industries, announced the release of three new form factors for the award-winning EB Specialized Device Platform.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 02:36 PM

 

Russia stops to import foreign drones to launch national production of this type of equipment
 

Russia does not want to buy more foreign drones in the future, the country has launched its own production of these military equipment, announced Alexander Fomin, Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation (FSVTS) on the radio, Echo of Moscow.

Russia does not want to buy more foreign drones in the future, the country has launched its own production of these military equipment, announced Alexander Fomin, Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation (FSVTS) on the radio, Echo of Moscow.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 02:19 PM

 

Iraq confirms the purchase of Russian-made helicopters and air defence systems for next summer
 

By next summer, Russia will supply Iraq with helicopters and anti-aircraft batteries, has indicated, the Iraqi Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari. "I think the first deliveries of Russian weapons in Iraq will take place no later than the summer. The main equipment are helicopters and air defense batteries," said the diplomat in Iraq during an interview with the Voice of Russia.

By next summer, Russia will supply Iraq with helicopters and anti-aircraft batteries, has indicated, the Iraqi Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari. "I think the first deliveries of Russian weapons in Iraq will take place no later than the summer. The main equipment are helicopters and air defense batteries," said the diplomat in Iraq during an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 01:36 PM

 

Brazil to buy Russian-made air defence system Pantsir-S1 to ensure security during sporting events
 

Brazil intends to buy Russian air defense systems Pantsir-S1 to ensure security during the football world championship in 2014 and Olympic Games of 2016, announced Tuesday, March 5, 2013, to RIA Novosti a source close to the Russian agency of export arms, Rosoboronexport.

Brazil intends to buy Russian air defense systems Pantsir-S1 to ensure security during the football world championship in 2014 and Olympic Games of 2016, announced Tuesday, March 5, 2013, to RIA Novosti a source close to the Russian agency of export arms, Rosoboronexport.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 01:00 PM

 

Russia plans to sign agreements to produce Russian and Soviet weapons in Slovakia
 

Moscow and Bratislava plan soon to sign a series of agreements for the production of Russian and Soviet arms under license in Slovakia, announced Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the military-industrial complex.

Moscow and Bratislava plan soon to sign a series of agreements for the production of Russian and Soviet arms under license in Slovakia, announced Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the military-industrial complex.
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 11:56 AM

 

Patria to deliver first Patria AMV 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to Swedish armed forces
 

Patria delivered the first Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This was the first delivery of altogether 113 Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces, based on the agreement signed with FMV in 2010. The total value of the contract is approximately EUR 250 millions.

Patria delivered the first Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). This was the first delivery of altogether 113 Patria AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces, based on the agreement signed with FMV in 2010. The total value of the contract is approximately EUR 250 millions.
Tuesday , March 5, 2013, 06:32 PM

 

Offensive of Malaysian armed forces against a group of armed soldiers from the Philippines
 

Malaysian fighter jets and soldiers on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, waged an offensive against a group of armed invaders from the Philippines, who have staked a claim to a remote part of the island of Borneo, authorities said. Previous efforts by Malaysian police to turn the men back had ended in deadly clashes.

Malaysian fighter jets and soldiers on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, waged an offensive against a group of armed invaders from the Philippines, who have staked a claim to a remote part of the island of Borneo, authorities said. Previous efforts by Malaysian police to turn the men back had ended in deadly clashes.
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Tuesday , March 5, 2013, 11:55 AM

 

Vietnam and Russia to discuss military cooperation and weapons purchase
 

Vietnam and Russian defense ministers met in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, to discuss measures to lift bilateral defense ties to a new height. "At the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of implementing the consensus reached by the two countries' leaders, exchange of visits by high-ranking military officials, cooperation in military engineering, human resources training, and weapons purchase," said Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh during a press briefing after the meeting.

Vietnam and Russian defense ministers met in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, to discuss measures to lift bilateral defense ties to a new height. "At the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of implementing the consensus reached by the two countries' leaders, exchange of visits by high-ranking military officials, cooperation in military engineering, human resources training, and weapons purchase." Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 10:31 AM

 

Taiwan has deployed its new secret surface-to-surface cruise missile Hsiung Feng IIE HD-2E
 

After years of development, the military of Taiwan has deployed the ultra-secret Hsiung Feng IIE (HF-2E) land-attack cruise missile (LACM) and appears to be disguising the road-mobile launchers as a fleet of medium-sized express delivery vehicles, Internet reports have said.

After years of development, the military of Taiwan has deployed the ultra-secret Hsiung Feng IIE (HF-2E) land-attack cruise missile (LACM) and appears to be disguising the road-mobile launchers as a fleet of medium-sized express delivery vehicles, Internet reports have said.
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Monday, March 4, 2013, 11:09 PM

 

The new Malaysian 8x8 armoured vehicle AV-8 unveils during the 80th Army Day anniversary
 

The new Malaysian 8x8 armoured vehicle AV-8 designed for the 21st century has been revealed to the public during the 80th Army Day anniversary celebration in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan. The Malaysian defence ministry spokesman said, the Turkey-designed armoured vehicle was flown to Malaysia and currently placed at an army camp in Port Dickson.

The new Malaysian 8x8 armoured vehicle AV-8 designed for the 21st century has been revealed to the public during the 80th Army Day anniversary celebration in Port Dickson, Negri Sembilan. The Malaysian defence ministry spokesman said, the Turkey-designed armoured vehicle was flown to Malaysia and currently placed at an army camp in Port Dickson.
Sunday, March 3, 2013, 07:41 PM

 

A French soldier was killed during intense fighting against Islamist rebels in Mali
 

A French soldier has died in some of the most intense fighting thus far in the seven-week-old military campaign to push back a jihadist advance in Mali, officials said Sunday, March 3, 2013. Parachutist Corporal Cedric Charenton was killed Saturday night in an assault in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains along the Algerian border, where the jihadists have retrenched as French troops have swept through the country's north.

A French soldier has died in some of the most intense fighting thus far in the seven-week-old military campaign to push back a jihadist advance in Mali, officials said Sunday, March 3, 2013. Parachutist Corporal Cedric Charenton was killed Saturday night in an assault in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains along the Algerian border, where the jihadists have retrenched as French troops have swept through the country's north. Sunday, March 3, 2013, 03:22 PM

 

Libya has received 20 Italian-made Puma wheeled armoured vehicles personnel carrier from Italy
 

Libya has received 20 Italian-made PUMA transport and combat vehicles destined to enhance the military and security capacity of the North African nation which is facing major terrorism threats and security challenges posed by armed groups.

Libya has received 20 Italian-made PUMA transport and combat vehicles destined to enhance the military and security capacity of the North African nation which is facing major terrorism threats and security challenges posed by armed groups.
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Sunday, March 3, 2013, 01:49 PM

 

For the first two months of 2013 Russia has sold $2.5 billion of weapons to other countries
 

In the first two months of 2013, Russia sold over $2.5 billion worth of weapons to other countries, the head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation said Friday, . “In the first month of this year, we sold arms worth $1 billion. In the first two months, total weapons sales exceeded $2.5 billion,” Alexander Fomin told Ekho Moskvy radio.

In the first two months of 2013, Russia sold over $2.5 billion worth of weapons to other countries, the head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation said Friday, . “In the first month of this year, we sold arms worth $1 billion. In the first two months, total weapons sales exceeded $2.5 billion,” Alexander Fomin told Ekho Moskvy radio.
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 01:40 PM

 

Israeli Army will begin integration of Tamnun portable command and control system in March 2013
 

The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) will begin the integration of the “Tamnun” portable command and control (C2) system in March 2013. The first units to put the system to use will be the intelligence collection units of the IDF Ground Forces. The system includes an encrypted computer and a monitor adapted for operation in harsh terrain conditions.

The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) will begin the integration of the “Tamnun” portable command and control (C2) system in March 2013. The first units to put the system to use will be the intelligence collection units of the IDF Ground Forces. The system includes an encrypted computer and a monitor adapted for operation in harsh terrain conditions.
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 11:22 AM

 

Iraq will acquire mobile 6 MV X-ray imaging system M60 RAPISCAN from United States
 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress Feb. 27 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for a number of RAPISCAN System Vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress Feb. 27 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for a number of RAPISCAN System Vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million.
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Friday, March 1, 2013, 01:54 PM

 

Elbit Systems has delivered Hermes® 900 unmanned aircraft system UAS to a customer in America
 

Elbit Systems Ltd. ("ESL") has delivered a Hermes® 900 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to a customer in the Americas. The program includes delivery of ESL's Hermes® 900 unmanned air vehicles, Universal Ground Control Stations (UGCS) including installation in a mission control center, advanced electro-optic systems and additional unique systems.

Elbit Systems Ltd. ("ESL") has delivered a Hermes® 900 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to a customer in the Americas. The program includes delivery of ESL's Hermes® 900 unmanned air vehicles, Universal Ground Control Stations (UGCS) including installation in a mission control center, advanced electro-optic systems and additional unique systems.
Friday, March 1, 2013, 11:55 AM

 

Russian airborne troops will be prepared to operate in the near future as Rapid Reaction Force
 

Russia's Airborne Forces (VDV) should expand the scope of their mission and be prepared to operate as a rapid reaction force, said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. “The Airborne Forces are to be used as rapid reaction forces in responding to crises,” Shoigu told an meeting of senior officers at the Defense Ministry, but did not elaborate.

Russia's Airborne Forces (VDV) should expand the scope of their mission and be prepared to operate as a rapid reaction force, said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. “The Airborne Forces are to be used as rapid reaction forces in responding to crises,” Shoigu told an meeting of senior officers at the Defense Ministry, but did not elaborate.
Friday, March 1, 2013, 11:22 AM

 

Israeli army is integrating new upgraded radar into Patriot air defense missile system
 

The IDF's (Israeli Defense Forces) Air Defense Command is integrating an upgraded radar into its Patriot long-range missile defense system, following improvements developed by American defense industries as part of a special program of the U.S. Armed Forces, in conjunction with the IDF.

The IDF's (Israeli Defense Forces) Air Defense Command is integrating an upgraded radar into its Patriot long-range missile defense system, following improvements developed by American defense industries as part of a special program of the U.S. Armed Forces, in conjunction with the IDF.
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Friday, March 1, 2013, 09:47 AM

 

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