October 2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

More 3M body armours for the US Army
 
More 3M body armours for the US Army  The US Army has ordered additional body armours from Ceradyne, a 3M company, in an effort to reduce the weight carried by soldiers without sacrificing protection. The new contract includes 28,000 pieces of body armour at a cost of USD34 million. It is implemented under the Soldier Protection Systems Vital Torso Protection programe, for lightweight enhanced small arms protective inserts.
 

Tests completed on radar absorbent coating that can be used on Armata tank platform
 
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At the Chebarkulsk proving ground the first stage of tests has ended on a principally new radar absorbent coating that can be used on the latest samples of Russian armor, including those on the Armata platform, Konstantin Lachikhin, a development company official, said.
 

US Army procures APKWS laser-guided rockets
 
US Army procures APKWS laser-guided rockets The United States Army has procured its first batch of BAE Systems’ APKWS rockets to equip its Boeing AH-64 attack helicopters. The rockets will be provided to the deployed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thus, the US Army will become the next armed service, after the US Navy and the USMC to deploy this weapon in combat operations.
 

Shells hit the Russian embassy in Damascus
 
Shells hit the Russian embassy in Damascus Two artillery shells hit the Russian embassy complex in Damascus. During that time, a pro-Russian rally was taking place. One shell hit the sports facility and the other one of the living quarters, within the complex. Six more shells hit the surrounding area, without inflicting any casualties among the civilians or the embassy personnel, albeit some of the participants at the rally were injured.
 

Harris Corp wins a $10 mn contract from Southeast Asia country for C4ISR systems
 
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Harris Corporation has received a $10 million order for wideband radio systems to support a Southeast Asia nation as part of its tactical communications modernization program. Harris will supply a range of products that will deliver command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities.
 

Nammo gets order from USMC for Shoulder launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon ammunitions
 
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The US Army Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA) based at Picatinny Arsenal New Jersey, announced the first award on the USMC Shoulder launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) Ammunition Contract worth over US$ 42.7 Mn, the Norwegian aerospace and defense group Nammo said on Oct. 12, 2015.
 

Russia already fulfilled almost 80% of the BTR-80 upgrades to the BTR-82AM
 
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Russia’s 81st Armored Repair Plant, integrated into Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation, has fulfilled almost 80% of the annual plan for upgrading the BTR-80 armored personnel carrier to the BTR-82AM standard, Uralvagonzavod’s press office said on Wednesday.
 

Russian Eastern Military District will built first radio-controlled targeting system in 2016
 
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The Eastern Military District’s first target range equipped with radio-controlled targets will be built in Khabarovsk in 2016. The equipment will improve the quality of training and slash the time for the preparation for work, Alexander Gordeyev, chief, press office, Eastern Military District, told TASS on Wednesday.
 

Raytheon achieves developement of 3rd generation Commander's Primary Sight for M2 Bradley IFV
 
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Raytheon Company's) Missile Systems business has completed the development of its 3rd Generation Commander's Primary Sight ahead of the U.S. Army's anticipated Improved FLIR lethality engineering change proposal for the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, the US defense giant announced on Tuesday Oct. 13, 2015.
 

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