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May 2011 Army- Military - Defence Industry News
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After few months of street fighting Yemen is under the way of civil war 3105112

After few months of street fighting Yemen is under the way of civil war
 
There has been a marked escalation in violence in Yemen where at least 30 people have been killed in two separate incidents. A tenuous truce declared a few days ago to end street fighting in the Yemeni capital between tribal groups and forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broken down, sending the country closer to the brink of civil war.
There has been a marked escalation in violence in Yemen where at least 30 people have been killed in two separate incidents. A tenuous truce declared a few days ago to end street fighting in the Yemeni capital between tribal groups and forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broken down, sending the country closer to the brink of civil war.
Tuesday May 31, 2011 10:02 AM
 

Lockheed Martin delivered first THAAD Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile U.S. Army 3105111

Lockheed Martin delivered the first THAAD Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile to U.S. Army
 
Lockheed Martin delivered the first two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missiles to the U.S. Army, capping off years of planning and development.
Lockheed Martin delivered the first two Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missiles to the U.S. Army, capping off years of planning and development.
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Tuesday May 30, 2011 09:21 AM
 

General Dynamics awarded contract to deliver through life support Aslav M1A1 M88A2 fleets 3005111

General Dynamics awarded contract to deliver through life support for Aslav, M1A1, M88A2 fleets
 
General Dynamics Land Systems-Australia (GDLS-A), a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in London, Ontario, received a five year, AU$44.8m Through Life Support contract today. The contract also includes a one year phase-in period.
General Dynamics Land Systems-Australia (GDLS-A), a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in London, Ontario, received a five year, AU$44.8m Through Life Support contract today. The contract also includes a one year phase-in period.
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Monday May 30, 2011 10:16 AM
 

Georgian army presents new home made armoured vehicle Didgori during military parade Tbilisi 2905112

Georgian army presents a new home made armoured vehicle "Didgori" during the parade in Tbilisi
 
Georgian Armed Forces presents during the military parade in Tbilisi, May 26, 2011, a new military vehicle, created in Georgia, the Didgori. After the infantrymen who have already served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military vehicles were demonstrated at the parade.
Georgian Armed Forces presents during the military parade in Tbilisi, May 26, 2011, a new military vehicle, created in Georgia, the Didgori. After the infantrymen who have already served in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military vehicles were demonstrated at the parade.
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Sunday May 29, 2011 09:16 AM
 

Mercedes-Benz signed a contract with the German army for the deliver Actros recovery truck 2905111

Mercedes-Benz signed a contract with the German army for the deliver of Actros recovery truck
 
Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks in Germany has signed a contract with the German Armed Forces for delivery of protected Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use by the German troops in Afghanistan.
Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks in Germany has signed a contract with the German Armed Forces for delivery of protected Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use by the German troops in Afghanistan.
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Sunday May 29, 2011 08:28 AM
 

Poland and United States would sign deal on permanent deployment of F-16 aircraft in Poland 2705115

Poland and United States would sign a deal on permanent deployment of F-16 aircraft in Poland
 
The Polish defense minister confirmed on Friday that Warsaw and Washington would sign a deal on the permanent deployment of a U.S. air detachment in Poland after U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to the European state.
The Polish defense minister confirmed on Friday that Warsaw and Washington would sign a deal on the permanent deployment of a U.S. air detachment in Poland after U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to the European state.
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Friday May 27, 2011 08:28 PM
 

French Company MSA Gallet launches is new helicopter helmet LH 350 2305111

French Company MSA Gallet launches is new helicopter helmet LH 350
 
French Company MSA GALLET, located in Chatillon/Chalaronne in France is launching its new helicopter Helmet LH 350. The LH 350 has been designed to offer maximum protection, comfort and capability to answer all the missions of helicopter pilot and the crew members.
French Company MSA GALLET, located in Chatillon/Chalaronne in France is launching its new helicopter Helmet LH 350. The LH 350 has been designed to offer maximum protection, comfort and capability to answer all the missions of helicopter pilot and the crew members.
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Monday May 23, 2011 08:28 PM
 

Russian submarine Yekaterinburg carried out a succesful firing of ballistic missile Sineva 2205111

The Russian submarine Yekaterinburg carried out a succesful firing of an ballistic missile Sineva
 
The Russian nuclear submarine Ekaterinburg of the North fleet carried out Friday a successful firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile Sineva since the Barents sea, announced in Moscow the spokesperson of the Russian ministry of Defence Igor Konachenkov.
The Russian nuclear submarine Ekaterinburg of the North fleet carried out Friday a successful firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile Sineva since the Barents sea, announced in Moscow the spokesperson of the Russian ministry of Defence Igor Konachenkov.
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Sunday May 22, 2011 04:44 PM
 

Iran on Saturday started mass-production of 105 mm and 125 mm anti-armor ammunition 2105112

Iran on Saturday started mass-production of 105 mm and 125 mm anti-armor ammunition
 
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the mass production of 125mm and 105mm shells for Saqeb Anti-Armor System here in Tehran today, Vahidi stated that production of the new ammunition is aimed at bolstering the Armed Forces' capability in ground battles and creating a wide range of anti-armor ammunitions.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the mass production of 125mm and 105mm shells for Saqeb Anti-Armor System here in Tehran today, Vahidi stated that production of the new ammunition is aimed at bolstering the Armed Forces' capability in ground battles and creating a wide range of anti-armor ammunitions.
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Saturday May 21, 2011 10:59 AM
 

NATO sinks eight Libyan warships in air raid

NATO sinks eight Libyan warships in air raid
 
NATO aircraft sank eight warships belonging to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in overnight attacks, the alliance said on Friday.
NATO aircraft sank eight warships belonging to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces in overnight attacks, the alliance said on Friday.



Saturday May 21, 2011 11:36 AM
 

Swedish army ready to start using the new wheeled self-propelled howitzer Archer FH77 BW L52 1705111

Swedish army ready to start using the new wheeled self-propelled howitzer Archer FH77 BW L52
 
The Swedish army artillery regiment is now ready to start using the new wheeled self-propelled howitzer Archer, to replace the old towed howitzer 77B. In early December 2011, the first four units of Archer will be delivery on a total of 24 pieces.
The Swedish army artillery regiment is now ready to start using the new wheeled self-propelled howitzer Archer, to replace the old towed howitzer 77B. In early December 2011, the first four units of Archer will be delivery on a total of 24 pieces.
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Tuesday May 17, 2011 01:13 PM
 

The HIMARS artillery rocket launcher system tested for rapid deployment by U.S. Army 1605118

The HIMARS artillery rocket launcher system tested for rapid deployment by U.S. Army
 
Members of the Precision Fires Rocket and Missile System Project Office test fired an upgraded version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. The test focused on new navigation and targeting equipment installed on the HIMARS system intended to enhance the system's ability to rapidly deploy from an aircraft and fire.
Members of the Precision Fires Rocket and Missile System Project Office test fired an upgraded version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. The test focused on new navigation and targeting equipment installed on the HIMARS system intended to enhance the system's ability to rapidly deploy from an aircraft and fire.
Monday May 16, 2011 06:32 PM
 

Australian Government has approved purchase of 101 additional armoured vehicles Bushmaster 1605117

Australian Government has approved the purchase of 101 additional armoured vehicles Bushmaster
 
The Australian Government has approved the purchase of an additional 101 Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced the purchase May 12, 2011.
The Australian Government has approved the purchase of an additional 101 Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced the purchase May 12, 2011.
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Monday May 16, 2011 08:31 PM
 

United States Army Orders More Than 400 FMTV Trucks and Trailers from Oshkosh Defense 1505116

United States Army Orders More Than 400 FMTV Trucks and Trailers from Oshkosh Defense
 
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will deliver more than 400 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks and trailers to the U.S. Army following an order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC).
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will deliver more than 400 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks and trailers to the U.S. Army following an order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC).
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Sunday May 15, 2011 06:37 PM
 

Russian army to deploy a second S-400 air defense regiment near Moscow 1505111

Russian army to deploy a second S-400 air defense regiment near Moscow
 
A second regiment equipped with advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be put on combat duty near the Russian capital on May 15, the Defense Ministry said.
A second regiment equipped with advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be put on combat duty near the Russian capital on May 15, the Defense Ministry said.
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Sunday May 15, 2011 10:10 AM
 

BAE Systems launch a new mine protected wheeled armoured vehicle, the RG 35 4x4 RPU 1405113

BAE Systems launch a new mine protected wheeled armoured vehicle, the RG 35 4x4 RPU
 
The BAE Systems business in South Africa has developed a purpose built RG35 4x4 RPU vehicle that delivers the crucial balance between firepower, proven survivability and tactical mobility troops currently need and will require in the future.
The BAE Systems business in South Africa has developed a purpose built RG35 4x4 RPU vehicle that delivers the crucial balance between firepower, proven survivability and tactical mobility troops currently need and will require in the future.
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Saturday May 14, 2011 02:22 PM
 

Naval battles off the Libyan coast between Qaddafi forces and NATO warships

Naval battles off the Libyan coast between Qaddafi forces and NATO warships
 
On two occasions in the past week, NATO warships came under fire of Pro Qaddafi forces and had to return fire in a coordinated way in order to protect their vessels. Both incidents happened off the port city of Misrata.
On two occasions in the past week, NATO warships came under fire of Pro Qaddafi forces and had to return fire in a coordinated way in order to protect their vessels. Both incidents happened off the port city of Misrata.


Saturday May 14, 2011 1:36 PM
 

Azerbaijan orders 60 mine protected vehicles Marauder / Matador from Paramount Group 1405111

Azerbaijan orders 60 mine protected vehicles Marauder / Matador from Paramount Group
 
The Azerbaijan Ministry of Defence Industries (MDI) has extended the Joint Production Agreement with Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence company, to produce 60 new mine protected vehicles (Marauder and Matador) in Baku.
The Azerbaijan Ministry of Defence Industries (MDI) has extended the Joint Production Agreement with Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence company, to produce 60 new mine protected vehicles (Marauder and Matador) in Baku.
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Saturday May 14, 2011 11:33 AM
 

Iran deploys home-made missile system Sayyad 2 in all air-defense units 0905111

Iran deploys home-made missile system Sayyad 2 in all air-defense units
 
Senior Iranian military officials announced on Monday that the country's latest home-made missile system, Sayyad 2, has been deployed in all air-defense units across the country.
Senior Iranian military officials announced on Monday that the country's latest home-made missile system, Sayyad 2, has been deployed in all air-defense units across the country.
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Monday May 9, 2011 10:07 PM
 

Shanghai Cooperation Organization members conducted a joint anti-terror exercise Tianshan-II 0805111

Shanghai Cooperation Organization members conducted a joint anti-terror exercise Tianshan-II
 
China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, all member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Friday, 6 May 2011, conducted a joint anti-terror drill in Xinjiang, of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. , according to a statement issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security.
China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, all member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Friday, 6 May 2011, conducted a joint anti-terror drill in Xinjiang, of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. , according to a statement issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security.
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Sunday May 8, 2011 09:31 AM
 

War continues Libya with fighting between rebels and Qaddafi forces western part of country 0705113

War continues in Libya with fighting between rebels and Qaddafi forces western part of the country
 
In Libya, fighting between rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Qaddafi continued in the western part of the country, with mortar shells landing on the Tunisian side of the border. Misrata, the only major city in the west of the country which hasn’t fallen to Gaddafi’s army, has become one of the bloodiest battlefields in the two-month conflict.
In Libya, fighting between rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Qaddafi continued in the western part of the country, with mortar shells landing on the Tunisian side of the border. Misrata, the only major city in the west of the country which hasn’t fallen to Gaddafi’s army, has become one of the bloodiest battlefields in the two-month conflict.
Saturday May 7, 2011 07:36 PM
 

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