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October 2011 - Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Northrop Grumman - U.S. Marine Corps Executive Officer Land Systems Demonstrate G/ATOR
 

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Marine Corps Program Executive Officer for Land Systems demonstrated the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system to senior Department of Defense leaders at the Pentagon on Oct. 5 and 6.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Marine Corps Program Executive Officer for Land Systems demonstrated the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system to senior Department of Defense leaders at the Pentagon on Oct. 5 and 6.
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 05:09 PM

 

XM25 Individual Semi-Automatic Air Burst System feedback demonstrates lethality in Afghanistan
 

Feedback from warfighters in Afghanistan testing the XM25 highlights the lethal effects of the counter-defilade weapon. During a round table session with PEO Soldier Oct. 6, Armstrong provided an update on the XM25, as well as information on the progress of the individual carbine competition and updates for the M4 carbine to the A1 configuration.

Feedback from warfighters in Afghanistan testing the XM25 highlights the lethal effects of the counter-defilade weapon. During a round table session with PEO Soldier Oct. 6, Armstrong provided an update on the XM25, as well as information on the progress of the individual carbine competition and updates for the M4 carbine to the A1 configuration.
Tuesday , October 10, 2011, 09:26 AM

 

Ricardo announced today that it has completed the build of the new FED ALPHA armoured vehicle
 

Ricardo today announced that it has completed the build of the FED ALPHA vehicle as part of the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) programme for the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) – the company has been awarded a contract for the testing phase, which is currently underway.

Ricardo today announced that it has completed the build of the FED ALPHA vehicle as part of the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) programme for the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) – the company has been awarded a contract for the testing phase, which is currently underway.
Monday, October 10, 2011, 07:20 PM

 

South Korea military unveils a new mounted 105mm self-propelled artillery truck Samsung Techwin
 

The first truck mounted 105-millimeter howitzer was revealed to the media for the first time at the Ministry of National Defense in Yongsan, Seoul. The first truck mounted 105-millimeter howitzer was revealed to the media for the first time on Sept. 22 at the Ministry of National Defense in Yongsan, Seoul

The first truck mounted 105-millimeter howitzer was revealed to the media for the first time at the Ministry of National Defense in Yongsan, Seoul. The first truck mounted 105-millimeter howitzer was revealed to the media for the first time in September 2011 at the Ministry of National Defense in Yongsan, Seoul.
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Sunday, October 9, 2011, 11:22 AM

 

Libyan National Transitional Council NTC armed forces continue fighting for the city of Sirte
 

Armed forces from the new Libyan NTC (National Transition Council) have made one of their biggest assaults yet on Sirte. Many light vehicles armed with machine guns and rocket launcher swept into a residential district on the southern side of the city.

Armed forces from the new Libyan NTC (National Transition Council) have made one of their biggest assaults yet on Sirte. Many light vehicles armed with machine guns and rocket launcher swept into a residential district on the southern side of the city.
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Sunday, October 9, 2011, 11:12 AM

 

Navistar Defense unveils his new Light Tactical Vehicle 'Saratoga' at AUSA 2011
 

Navistar Defense, LLC will unveil its International® Saratoga™ light tactical vehicle at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Symposium, which will ber held from the 10 to 12 October 2011 in Washington D.C., United States.

Navistar Defense, LLC will unveil its International® Saratoga™ light tactical vehicle at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Symposium, which will be held from the 10 to 12 October 2011 in Washington D.C., United States.
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Saturday, October 8, 2011, 06:14 PM

 
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Libyan National Transitional Council fighters are equipped with BMP-3 Khrizantema Russian missile
 

A number of photographs reportedly showing Libyan NTC (National Transitional Council) forces on October 6, 2011, on the frontline near Sirte show them in possession of a state of the art Russian made BMP-3 Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile destroyer.

A number of photographs reportedly showing Libyan NTC (National Transitional Council) forces on October 6, 2011, on the frontline near Sirte show them in possession of a state of the art Russian made BMP-3 Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile destroyer.
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Saturday, October 8, 2011, 05:38 PM

 

NTC Libyan forces continue heavy fighting in Colonel Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, Libya
 

Heavy fighting continues in Colonel Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, after the new Libyan government forces launched their largest assault so far. A BBC correspondent just outside the city says pro-Gaddafi forces are putting up extraordinary resistance in defence of what seems a lost cause.

Heavy fighting continues in Colonel Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, after the new Libyan government forces launched their largest assault so far. A BBC correspondent just outside the city says pro-Gaddafi forces are putting up extraordinary resistance in defence of what seems a lost cause.
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Saturday, October 8, 2011, 12:49 AM

 

Lockheed Martin’s JLTV Meets Mine-Resistant Vehicle Protection Levels at 40 Percent Less Weight
 

Recent government blast tests demonstrated that Lockheed Martin’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) meets protection standards for IED-protected vehicles, while weighing approximately 40 percent less than other all-terrain models deployed in theater.

Recent government blast tests demonstrated that Lockheed Martin’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) meets protection standards for IED-protected vehicles, while weighing approximately 40 percent less than other all-terrain models deployed in theater.
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Friday, October 7, 2011, 10:56 AM

 

Elbit Systems debuts "ENGAGER" a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system
 

Elbit Systems debuted this October 5, 2011, during a media and analysts visit to its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop, the "ENGAGER"- a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system. Designed for day and night operations, the Engager is highly suited for missions such as intelligence gathering and tracking of long-range targets and laser guided weapon designation.

Elbit Systems debuted this October 5, 2011, during a media and analysts visit to its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop, the "ENGAGER"- a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system. Designed for day and night operations, the Engager is highly suited for missions such as intelligence gathering and tracking of long-range targets and laser guided weapon designation.
Thursday, October 6, 2011, 11:31 AM

 

All four versions of BOXER wheeled armoured vehicle are now delivered to the German Army
 

With delivery of the first BOXER Ambulance vehicle, all four German BOXER versions are now in series delivery. The four German BOXER versions comprise the BOXER APC an armoured troop-carrier with space for the crew of three (commander, driver and gunner) plus up to eight infantry soldiers.

With delivery of the first BOXER Ambulance vehicle, all four German BOXER versions are now in series delivery. The four German BOXER versions comprise the BOXER APC an armoured troop-carrier with space for the crew of three (commander, driver and gunner) plus up to eight infantry soldiers.
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Thursday, October 6, 2011, 11:13 AM

 

ATK completes successful artillery Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) testing
 

Office of the Project Manager, Combat Ammunition Systems (OPM-CAS) and ATK (NYSE: ATK) have successfully completed Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) Phase 3 Design Verification guided flight testing (GFT) during a recent 48-round test at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.

Office of the Project Manager, Combat Ammunition Systems (OPM-CAS) and ATK (NYSE: ATK) have successfully completed Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) Phase 3 Design Verification guided flight testing (GFT) during a recent 48-round test at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.
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Thursday, October 6, 2011, 09:03 AM

 

THAAD air defense weapon system achieves intercept of two targets at pacific missile range facility
 

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Army conducted a flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system today, challenging the system to track, detect and intercept two different targets utilizing two THAAD interceptors – a first for the system

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Army conducted a flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system today, challenging the system to track, detect and intercept two different targets utilizing two THAAD interceptors – a first for the system.
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Thursday, October 6, 2011, 08:39 AM

 

ATK/General Dynamics Offer Precision Extended Range Munition for US Marine Corps 120mm Mortar
 

ATK (NYSE: ATK) and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have signed a teaming agreement to offer a full-up solution for the United States Marine Corps' requirements for the rifled, 120mm Precision Extended Range Mortar (PERM).

ATK (NYSE: ATK) and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have signed a teaming agreement to offer a full-up solution for the United States Marine Corps' requirements for the rifled, 120mm Precision Extended Range Mortar (PERM).
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Thursday, October 6, 2011, 08:13 AM

 

First prototype of the new Russian air defense missile system S-500 will be ready and tested by 2015
 

The development of Russia's formidable S-500 air defense system is lagging behind schedule by at least two years, the Izvestia daily said on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, citing a defense industry source. According to the source, the first prototypes will be ready and tested by 2015, while the deliveries to the Russian army could start in 2017 at the earliest.

The development of Russia's formidable S-500 air defense system is lagging behind schedule by at least two years, the Izvestia daily said on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, citing a defense industry source. According to the source, the first prototypes will be ready and tested by 2015, while the deliveries to the Russian army could start in 2017 at the earliest.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 10:45 AM

 

Norwegian Defence MoD choose Thales for realisation of NORMANS digitised soldier system
 

The Norwegian Defence has decided to purchase NORMANS digitised soldier system based on the concept that has been designed and tested at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). The MoD has asked the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation to contract Thales Norway, with Teleplan Globe as partner, for delivering NORMANS.

The Norwegian Defence has decided to purchase NORMANS digitised soldier system based on the concept that has been designed and tested at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). The MoD has asked the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation to contract Thales Norway, with Teleplan Globe as partner, for delivering NORMANS.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 09:18 PM

 

United States U.S. Army to Procure 56 AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel Radars From ThalesRaytheonSystems
 

ThalesRaytheonSystems today announced that the U.S. Army will procure 56 Improved Sentinel Battlefield Air Defense AN/MPQ-64 Radars. ThalesRaytheonSystems has already delivered more than 220 radars to customers worldwide. The company is working with several allied nations to leverage the current production to meet their sensing requirements.

ThalesRaytheonSystems today announced that the U.S. Army will procure 56 Improved Sentinel Battlefield Air Defense AN/MPQ-64 Radars. ThalesRaytheonSystems has already delivered more than 220 radars to customers worldwide. The company is working with several allied nations to leverage the current production to meet their sensing requirements.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 10:39 AM

 

United States army and Marine Corps seek small easily transportable 'throwable' robots
 

The United States Army, Marine Corps and the Pentagon's Joint IED Defeat Organization are working to procure and deliver thousands of small, easily transportable "throwable" robots equipped with surveillance cameras designed to beam back video from confined spaces, buildings, tunnels and other potentially dangerous locations, service officials said.

The United States Army, Marine Corps and the Pentagon's Joint IED Defeat Organization are working to procure and deliver thousands of small, easily transportable "throwable" robots equipped with surveillance cameras designed to beam back video from confined spaces, buildings, tunnels and other potentially dangerous locations, service officials said.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 07:51 AM

 

United States department of defense has ordered 70 BAE Systems M777 lightweight howitzers
 

The U.S. Department of Defense has ordered 70 BAE Systems lightweight M777 howitzers to begin equipping the U.S. Army’s Infantry Brigade Combat Teams (IBCTs). Valued at $134m (£87m), the order takes the U.S.-UK production programme to October 2013 and a total of 1071 guns.

The U.S. Department of Defense has ordered 70 BAE Systems lightweight M777 howitzers to begin equipping the U.S. Army’s Infantry Brigade Combat Teams (IBCTs). Valued at $134m (£87m), the order takes the U.S.-UK production programme to October 2013 and a total of 1071 guns.

Monday, October 3, 2011, 12:31 AM

 

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