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October 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Many United States police departments to receive MRAP armoured vehicles surplus of US Army
 

The Sept. 11 attacks and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have had a broad impact on American society. It could be argued that one of its vestiges has been a keen interest in armored vehicles by many police departments.

The Sept. 11 attacks and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have had a broad impact on American society. It could be argued that one of its vestiges has been a keen interest in armored vehicles by many police departments.
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Friday, October 11, 2013 11:55 AM

 

Successful test-fire for Russian-made nuclear-capable Topol ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile
 

A nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) RS-12M Topol (NATO code SS-25) has been successfully test-fired in Russia’s south, Thursday, October 11 at 17H39 (Moscow time) as part of a series of tests of new combat equipment, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

A nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) RS-12M Topol (NATO code SS-25) has been successfully test-fired in Russia’s south, Thursday, October 11 at 17H39 (Moscow time) as part of a series of tests of new combat equipment, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
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Friday, October 11, 2013 11:39 AM

 

Iran announces the first maiden flight of home-made copy of the U.S. drone RQ-170
 

Commander of the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Iran moved as much as 35 years ahead in building drone engines by reverse engineering the US drone, RQ-170 which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011.

Commander of the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that Iran moved as much as 35 years ahead in building drone engines by reverse engineering the US drone, RQ-170 which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011.
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Friday, October 11, 2013 11:04 AM

 

Meggit Training Systems delivers virtual military training systems MMRC to Singapore Army
 

In April 2010 Meggitt Training Systems was selected by Jurong Primewide PTE Ltd as a key partner in the development of the $15M Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Multi-Mission Range Complex (MMRC). The MMRC was completed and placed into service in February 2013, and commissioned by the Singapore Defence Minister, Dr. Ng Eng Hen, on October 4, 2013.

In April 2010 Meggitt Training Systems was selected by Jurong Primewide PTE Ltd as a key partner in the development of the $15M Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Multi-Mission Range Complex (MMRC). The MMRC was completed and placed into service in February 2013, and commissioned by the Singapore Defence Minister, Dr. Ng Eng Hen, on October 4, 2013.
Friday, October 11, 2013 10:37 AM

 

Army of Japan unveils its new MCV 8x8 High Mobility Combat Vehicle armed with a 105mm gun
 

The Technical Research & Development Institute of Japan's Ministry of Defense unveils its new Mobile Combat Vehicle (MCV). The vehicle is an eight-wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a three-man turret mounted in the center of the hull and armed with a 105mm gun.

The Technical Research & Development Institute of Japan's Ministry of Defense unveils its new 8x8 Mobile Combat Vehicle (MCV). The vehicle is an eight-wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a three-man turret mounted in the center of the hull and armed with a 105mm gun.
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Friday, October 11, 2013 09:59 AM

 

U.S. Army opens new Unmanned Aerial System facility at Vilseck Army Airfield in Germany
 

The new Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) facility of U.S. Army was officially opened at Vilseck Army Airfield on Monday, October 7, 2013, by 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC). A letter of agreement between US and German authorities allows them the use of two ‘air bridges’ in the east of the country to train operators, it will be the first time a US unmanned aerial vehicle will fly beyond the limits of military training areas.

The new Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) facility of U.S. Army was officially opened at Vilseck Army Airfield on Monday, October 7, 2013, by 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC). A letter of agreement between US and German authorities allows them the use of two ‘air bridges’ in the east of the country to train operators, it will be the first time a US unmanned aerial vehicle will fly beyond the limits of military training areas. Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:16 AM

 

Successful firing test for the Denel Umkhonto surface-to-air missile with record target of 20 km
 

Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air-missile has successfully destroyed targets at a record range of 20 kilometres during a series of tests observed by local and international experts. This was the first live-fire tests carried out on the land-based launcher of the Umkhonto SAM, developed by Denel’s guided weapons division, Denel Dynamics.

Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air-missile has successfully destroyed targets at a record range of 20 kilometres during a series of tests observed by local and international experts. This was the first live-fire tests carried out on the land-based launcher of the Umkhonto SAM, developed by Denel’s guided weapons division, Denel Dynamics.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:27 AM

 

Israel army fires into Syria and destroyed cannon after mortar shells wounded two Israeli soldiers
 

The Israeli military confirmed that its forces destroyed a Syrian cannon post with Tamuz missile in the northern Golan Heights on Wednesday, October 9, 20132 in response to mortar fire that earlier wounded two Israeli soldiers.Two shells struck the border post, located in the northern Golan, lightly injuring the troops.

The Israeli military confirmed that its forces destroyed a Syrian cannon post with Tamuz missile in the northern Golan Heights on Wednesday, October 9, 20132 in response to mortar fire that earlier wounded two Israeli soldiers.Two shells struck the border post, located in the northern Golan, lightly injuring the troops.
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Thursday, October 10, 2013 09:35 AM

 

United States Army search a new light tank for its airborne troops to increase firepower
 

Even in these times of deep budget cuts and a projected steep decline in purchases of military hardware, senior Army officials believe that a light tank is a high priority that should be funded. In a future war, they contend, Army airborne forces would parachute into a warzone equipped with only light weapons and might have to confront more heavily armed enemies.

Even in these times of deep budget cuts and a projected steep decline in purchases of military hardware, senior Army officials believe that a light tank is a high priority that should be funded. In a future war, they contend, Army airborne forces would parachute into a warzone equipped with only light weapons and might have to confront more heavily armed enemies.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 10:56 AM

 

Singapore army will be equipped with 6 AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar Systems
 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore of 6 AN/TPQ-53 (V) Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar Systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $179 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of United States notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore of 6 AN/TPQ-53 (V) Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar Systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $179 million.
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 09:55 AM

 

Russia to promote Pantsir-S1 air defense system to Brazil and T-90S main battle tank to Peru
 

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will depart next week on a four-day trip to Brazil and Peru to promote the sales of Russian weaponry to these countries, the Kommersant daily reported Wednesday, October 9, 2013.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will depart next week on a four-day trip to Brazil and Peru to promote the sales of Russian weaponry to these countries, the Kommersant daily reported Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013 09:41 AM

 

The missile manufacturer MBDA has opened a new office in Australia to develop local supply chain
 

European missile manufacturer MBDA has opened an office in Australia and is developing a local supply chain to support current and future Asia-Pacific operations. The office is located in Canberra, the nation's capital.

European missile manufacturer MBDA has opened an office in Australia and is developing a local supply chain to support current and future Asia-Pacific operations. The office is located in Canberra, the nation's capital.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:59 AM

 

New regiment of S-400 air defense missile sytem will enter in service with the Russian army
 

A new regiment equipped with S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems will be put on combat duty to bolster the air defenses around the Russian capital by the end of 2013, the Defense Ministry said Monday, October 7, 2013. “Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces will deploy another S-400 regiment by the end of this year,” Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Dmitry Zenin said.

A new regiment equipped with S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems will be put on combat duty to bolster the air defenses around the Russian capital by the end of 2013, the Defense Ministry said Monday, October 7, 2013. “Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces will deploy another S-400 regiment by the end of this year,” Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Dmitry Zenin said.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:59 AM

 

Peacekeeping drills for the CSTO Collective Security Treaty Organization
 

Members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a Russia-led military alliance of former Soviet states, started joint peacekeeping drills on Monday in Russia’s Urals region, the Central Military District said. The drills, dubbed Unbreakable Brotherhood 2013, involve over 2,500 servicemen and more than 500 units of military hardware from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

Members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a Russia-led military alliance of former Soviet states, started joint peacekeeping drills on Monday in Russia’s Urals region, the Central Military District said. The drills, dubbed Unbreakable Brotherhood 2013, involve over 2,500 servicemen and more than 500 units of military hardware from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:55 AM

 

Northrop Grumman to demonstrate its CaMEL Carry-all Modular Equipment Landrover for U.S. Army
 

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to demonstrate its Carry-all Modular Equipment Landrover, called CaMEL, during the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Robotics Limited Demonstration Oct. 7-10 at Fort Benning, Ga.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to demonstrate its Carry-all Modular Equipment Landrover, called CaMEL, during the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence Robotics Limited Demonstration Oct. 7-10 at Fort Benning, Ga.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:55 AM

 

September 2013 Defense & Security News Web TV Channel of Army Recognition Company
 

Defense and Security News Web TV of September 2013, a global monthly TV Channel bringing you coverage and reports on military news as well as defense and security, business, technology, exhibition, events, and products with the goal to serve an audience of senior military, government and industry decision-makers throughout the world.

Defense and Security News Web TV of September 2013, a global monthly TV Channel bringing you coverage and reports on military news as well as defense and security, business, technology, exhibition, events, and products with the goal to serve an audience of senior military, government and industry decision-makers throughout the world.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:27 AM

 

North Korea armed forces on high alert due to the joint military exercises of U.S. and Japan army
 

North Korea has put its armed forces on high alert due to the beginning of joint military exerices of the United States Marine Corp and the Japanese Army, according the official North Korean press agency, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. A North Korean military spokesman Tuesday told state media all troops have been ordered to "keep themselves ready to promptly launch operations at any time."

North Korea has put its armed forces on high alert due to the beginning of joint military exercises of the United States Marine Corp and the Japanese Army, according the official North Korean press agency, Tuesday, October 8, 2013. A North Korean military spokesman Tuesday told state media all troops have been ordered to "keep themselves ready to promptly launch operations at any time."
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 10:38 AM

 

United States Marine Corps and Japanese army began military exercises with MV-22 in Japan
 

The U.S. Marine Corps and Japan 's Self-Defense Forces commenced joint military exercises on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, using the MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft in the western Japanese prefecture of Shiga, local press reported. A total of 230 military personnel from both forces are expected to participate in the joint drills, which are being carried out at an SDF training field in the prefecture.

The U.S. Marine Corps and Japan 's Self-Defense Forces commenced joint military exercises on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, using the MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft in the western Japanese prefecture of Shiga, local press reported. A total of 230 military personnel from both forces are expected to participate in the joint drills, which are being carried out at an SDF training field in the prefecture.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 09:24 AM

 

India successful test fires its home-made nuclear-capable Prithvi II short-range ballistic missile
 

India on Monday, October 7, 2013, test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface short range ballistic missile (SRBM) with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur, about 15 km from here. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at about 9.14 AM, defence sources said.

India on Monday, October 7, 2013, test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface short range ballistic missile (SRBM) with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur, about 15 km from here. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at about 9.14 AM, defence sources said.
Monday, October 7, 2013 09:56 AM

 

Iran would persuade Moscow to deliver the S-300 air defense missile system
 

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed the hope that the talks between Iran and Russia over the delivery of S-300 air defense missile system would persuade Moscow to fulfill its international commitment to this end.

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed the hope that the talks between Iran and Russia over the delivery of S-300 air defense missile system would persuade Moscow to fulfill its international commitment to this end.
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Monday, October 7, 2013 08:44 AM

 

US Navy SEALs were involved in counterterrorism operation in Somalia against al-Shabaab group
 

Pentagon confirmed Saturday, October 5, 2013, that U.S. military were involved in a counterterrorism operation in Somalia against a terrorist of the al-Shabaab, which is responsible for the recent attack at a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Pentagon confirmed Saturday, October 5, 2013, that U.S. military were involved in a counterterrorism operation in Somalia against a terrorist of the al-Shabaab, which is responsible for the recent attack at a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
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Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:14 AM

 

Russia will unveil a new 20-ton combat drone developed by Sukhoi Company in 2018
 

The prototype of Russia’s first 20-ton combat drone will be unveiled in 2018, a defense industry source said Thursday. The 20-ton unmanned combat aerial vehicle is being developed by the Sukhoi company, and will be based on the fifth-generation T-50 fighter, United Aircraft Corporation president Mikhail Pogosyan said during the MAKS 2013 airshow near Moscow in August.

The prototype of Russia’s first 20-ton combat drone will be unveiled in 2018, a defense industry source said Thursday. The 20-ton unmanned combat aerial vehicle is being developed by the Sukhoi company, and will be based on the fifth-generation T-50 fighter, United Aircraft Corporation president Mikhail Pogosyan said during the MAKS 2013 airshow near Moscow in August.
Friday, October 4, 2013 09:52 AM

 

Russian army could test new intercontinental ballistic missile Rubezh before end of the year
 

The test launch of Russia’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile, codenamed Rubezh, could take place before the end of the year, a high-ranking defense industry official told RIA Novosti on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The RS-26, a solid-propellant ICBM, will supplement the Yars and Topol-M missiles that are currently in service with Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces, the official said.

The test launch of Russia’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile, codenamed Rubezh, could take place before the end of the year, a high-ranking defense industry official told RIA Novosti on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The RS-26, a solid-propellant ICBM, will supplement the Yars and Topol-M missiles that are currently in service with Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces, the official said.
Friday, October 4, 2013 09:25 AM

 

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