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October 2011 - Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Chemical weapons and ammunition artillery shells containing mustard gas found in Libya
 

Chemical weapons and artillery shells had been seized in Libya, an official from its ruling National Transitional Council of Libya (NTC) said Sunday, October 2, 2011. Nine tons of artillery shells containing mustard gas were found inside a warehouse in an unpopulated area in the southern town of Sabha, Hassan al-Saghir told local media

Chemical weapons and artillery shells had been seized in Libya, an official from its ruling National Transitional Council of Libya (NTC) said Sunday, October 2, 2011. Nine tons of artillery shells containing mustard gas were found inside a warehouse in an unpopulated area in the southern town of Sabha, Hassan al-Saghir told local media.

Monday, October 3, 2011, 11:36 AM

 

Brazil government reduce taxes for the local defence industry to boost local armament companies
 

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed a bill exempting defence companies from taxes for five years. The measure is geared to prop the defence industry and reduce the share of imported equipment for the armed forces.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed a bill exempting defence companies from taxes for five years. The measure is geared to prop the defence industry and reduce the share of imported equipment for the armed forces.


Monday, October 3, 2011, 11:16 AM

 

Some 10,000 anti-aircraft missiles are missing in Libya, a new threat for the civil aviation.
 

The NTC Of Libya ( National Transitional Council ) estimates that almost 5 000 SAM-7s from Gaddafi's stockpiles are still unaccounted for - raising concerns that the missiles could fall into the wrong hands and be used against civilian aircraft.

The NTC Of Libya ( National Transitional Council ) estimates that almost 5 000 SAM-7s from Gaddafi's stockpiles are still unaccounted for - raising concerns that the missiles could fall into the wrong hands and be used against civilian aircraft.


Monday, October 3, 2011, 10:34 AM

 

Successfully flight-test for the Indian Agni-II surface-to-surface ballistic missile
 

India on Friday, September 30, 2011, successfully flight-tested the surface-to-surface nuclear-capable Agni-II ballistic missile from Wheeler Island off the Orissa coast. Defence sources said the missile, which has a range of more than 2000 km, was fired from a rail mobile launcher at the Launching Complex-IV of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at 9.30 am.
Saturday, October 1, 2011, 09:54 AM

 

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