May 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Cambodia Army receives heavy weapons from China 32805151

Cambodia Army receives heavy weapons from China
 
Cambodia Army receives heavy weapons from China 640 001 China handed over a batch of military equipment to the Cambodian Ministry of Defense on Saturday, May 23, that officials said they would use strictly for training, including spare parts and trucks mounted with rocket launchers. As Cambodia’s most generous military aid donor—as well as its biggest investor—China made the handover at a ceremony in Kompong Speu province at the Cambodian Army Institute.
 

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver engine for Scout SV tracked armoured of British army 12805151

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver engine for Scout SV tracked armoured of British army
 
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver engine for Scout SV tracked vehicle of British army 640 001
Rolls-Royce has signed an €80m (£57m) deal to provide 589 MTU Series 199 diesel engine, which will be used in the new SCOUT Specialist Vehicle for the British Army, next year. The engines each have a power output of 600 kilowatts and are currently used in the Austrian ULAN and Spanish Pizarro vehicles.
 

China stresses active defense capabilities in its first white paper on military strategy 22705153

 China stresses active defense capabilities in its first white paper on military strategy
 
China stresses active defense capabilities in its first white paper on military strategy 640 001 China issued its first white paper on military strategy on Tuesday, May 26, stressing "active defense" and pledging closer international security cooperation. The white paper, "China's Military Strategy", issued by the State Council Information Office, outlined a strategy unifying strategic defense and operational and tactical offense. The nearly 9,000-word paper also underscored i.a. "the principles of defense, self-defense and post-emptive strikes".
 

United Arab Emirates has donated RG-31 4x4 armoured and Toyota tactical vehicles to Somalia 12705151

United Arab Emirates has donated RG-31 4x4 armoured and Toyota tactical vehicles to Somalia
 
United Arab Emirates has donated RG-31 4x4 armoured and Toyota tactical vehicles to Somalia 640 002
The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated dozens of armoured vehicles to the interim regional administration of Jubba, Horseed Media reports. Interim leader of Jubba administration Ahmed Mohamed Madobe received the military hardware aid in the port town of Kismayo, which is also the capital of the administration.
 

PGZ, Orbum and Rheinmetall to jointly design a new amphibious wheeled armoured carrier 2705153

 PGZ, Obrum and Rheinmetall to jointly design a new amphibious wheeled armoured carrier
 
PGZ Orbum and Rheinmetall to jointly design a new-amphibious wheeled armoured carrier 640 001 A cooperation agreement was signed in Radom in mid-May by and between the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) and OBRUM sp. z o.o. as one party and the German company Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles (RMMV) as the other party. The parties to the agreement will together design and make prototypes of a new, amphibious, wheeled armoured carrier in 6x6 configuration, meeting the requirements of the modern battlefield.
 

First prototype of CIO's Centauro 2 armoured vehicle about to start testing phase 2705151

 First prototype of CIO's Centauro 2 armoured vehicle about to start testing phase
 
First prototype of CIO s Centauro 2 armoured vehicle about to start testing phase 640 001 The first prototype of the new Centauro 2 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicle is ready to start testing phase and has been shown for the first time to Gen. Claudio Graziano, Italy’s Defence Chief of Staff and the Army’s former Chief of Staff. The project is lead by Iveco Fiat - OTO Melara Consortium (CIO), which is the principal armoured vehicles supplier of the Italian Army.
 

Russian army has received the first batch of Ratnik future soldier combat equipment system 2605158

Russian army has received the first batch of Ratnik future soldier combat equipment system
 
Russian army has received the first batch of Ratnik future soldier combat equipment system 640 001
Russian troops have received the first batch of the Ratnik Russian-made Future Soldier combat equipment system, according to Dmitry Semizorov, CEO of TSNIITOCHMASH, which developed the equipment, speaking to reporters. "The first batch of equipment has already been delivered,” he said. According to Dmitry Semizorov, the volume of this year’s shipments has already been determined, and the next batches are now being created.
 

United States to deploy long-range missile defense radar in Alaska by 2020 26051503

United States to deploy long-range missile defense radar in Alaska by 2020
 
United States to deploy long-range missile defense radar in Alaska by 2020 640 001 The U.S. Defense Department on Friday, May 22, announced plans to deploy a new long-range radar in central Alaska that would help the U.S. missile defense system better discern potential enemy missiles launched by Iran or North Korea and increase the capacity of interceptors in the ground in Alaska and California. Raytheon Co, Northrop Grumman Corp and Lockheed Martin Corp are competing to build the new radar, which is expected to cost just under $1 billion.
 

Germany, France to Jointly Develop Leopard 3 Main BattleTank 26051502

Germany, France to Jointly Develop Leopard 3 Main BattleTank
 
Germany France to Jointly Develop Leopard 3 Main Battle Tank 640 001 According to Deutsche Welle German radio, Germany and France are considering cooperation on developing a successor to the tank "Leopard 2." The current model has been in service since 1979, and aging Bundeswehr equipment is currently in stark focus. The German Defense Ministry announced its plans for the "Leo 3" (as it's likely to be nicknamed in Germany) in a report on Friday, May 22, to the German Bundestag, which was obtained by multiple media outlets.
 

General Atomics Hellads Demonstrator Laser Weapon System Completes Development 26051501

General Atomics Hellads Demonstrator Laser Weapon System Completes Development
 
General Atomics Hellads Demonstrator Laser Weapon System Completes Development 640 001 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced that the High-Energy Liquid Laser (HELLADS) completed the U.S. Government Acceptance Test Procedure and is now being shipped to the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico. At WSMR, the laser will undergo an extensive series of live fire tests against a number of military targets.
 

Russia could develop a special tracked version of Pantsir air defense system for Arctic region 2505153

Russia could develop a special tracked version of Pantsir air defense system for Arctic region
 
Russia could develop a special tracked version of Pantsir air defense system for Arctic region 640 001
Russia's KBP Instrument Design Bureau is considering developing a special tracked version of its Pantsir self-propelled anti-aircraft gun and missile system for use in the Arctic. The Pantsir is typically mounted on a wheeled chassis, however its maneuverability in the heavy snow is "significantly restricted," Vladimir Popov, director general of the KBP subsidiary JSC Scheglovsky Val, told the TASS news agency.
 

Ukraine and Poland plan to start joint production of multispectral camouflage 2505152

Ukraine and Poland plan to start joint production of multispectral camouflage
 
Ukraine and Poland plan to start joint production of multispectral camouflage 640 001
Modern camouflage means from UKROBORONPROM partner Polish company «LUBAWA SA», will be tested by Ukrainian military. According to the agreement, Ukraine and Poland plan to start joint production of a number of nomenclature units of such products. Polish company is ready to invest in the development of such production in Ukraine, providing technology, expertise and financial resources.
 

United States will continue to support Taiwan with military equipment and training 2505151

United States will continue to support Taiwan with military equipment and training
 
United States will continue to support Taiwan with military equipment and training 640 001
Taiwan expressed gratitude Saturday, May 23, 2015 to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee for having inserted provisions promoting military cooperation with Taiwan in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill
 

India could be the first foreign buyer of the new Russian-made T-14 Armata main battle tank 2405155

India could be the first foreign buyer of the new Russian-made T-14 Armata main battle tank
 
India could be the first foreign buyer of the new Russian-made T-14 Armata main battle tank 640 001
According to the Russian press agency website Sputnik, India, which is the main importer of Russian weaponry, will probably be the first foreign buyer of the new Russian-made main battle tank T-14 Armata.
 

Nexter of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann of Germany could developed new Leopard 3 tank 2405153

Nexter of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann of Germany could developed new Leopard 3 tank
 
Nexter of France and Kraus-Maffei Wegmann of Germany could developed new Leopard 3 tank 640 001
The German Defense Ministry has announced its plans for the "Leopard 3" to replace its main battle tank, the Leopard 2. The main reason for the modernization is believed to be the Leopard 2 service life, which is set to expire by 2030.
 

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