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September 2011 Army - Military - Defence Industry News
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Scimitar CVRT Mark 2 tracked reconnaissance armoured vehicles begin Afghanistan operations
 

The first of the enhanced CVRT (Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance Tracked) Scimitar Mark 2 fleet is now operational on the front line in Afghanistan. The up-armoured vehicles are giving extra protection to the soldiers of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers, as they provide security in the Nahr-e Saraj (North) district of Helmand province.

The first of the enhanced CVRT (Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance Tracked) Scimitar Mark 2 fleet is now operational on the front line in Afghanistan. The up-armoured vehicles are giving extra protection to the soldiers of the 9th/12th Royal Lancers, as they provide security in the Nahr-e Saraj (North) district of Helmand province.
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Sunday, September 18, 2011, 05:59 PM

 

Government of Bahrain has requested a possible sale of 44 M1152A1B2 Humvee and TOW missiles
 

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bahrain for Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles, TOW Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support worth an estimated $53 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bahrain for Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles, TOW Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support worth an estimated $53 million.
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Sunday, September 18, 2011, 05:19 PM

 

Oshkosh Defense Unveils Next-Generation Light Combat Vehicle L-ATV
 

The next generation of light combat military vehicles require new levels of mobility and protection to operate effectively in remote, rugged and hostile landscapes. Oshkosh Defense, designed the Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) to meet the military’s future needs based on 10 years of operational experience with the military utilizing Oshkosh’s heavy, medium and MRAP vehicle fleets in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The next generation of light combat military vehicles require new levels of mobility and protection to operate effectively in remote, rugged and hostile landscapes. Oshkosh Defense, designed the Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) to meet the military’s future needs based on 10 years of operational experience with the military utilizing Oshkosh’s heavy, medium and MRAP vehicle fleets in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Saturday, September 17, 2011, 11:52 AM

 

Russian army is planning to equip armoured units with new generation main battle tank in 2014
 

The Russian military is planning to carry out a large-scale rearmament of its armored units with new-generation main battle tanks (MBT) in 2014-2020, the Defense Ministry said on Saturday, September 10, 2011.

The Russian military is planning to carry out a large-scale rearmament of its armored units with new-generation main battle tanks (MBT) in 2014-2020, the Defense Ministry said on Saturday, September 10, 2011.
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Saturday, September 10, 2011, 04:20 PM

 

Elbit Systems successfully acceptance tests 30mm unmanned turret for the Brazilian Army
 

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("ESLT") announced today that it has successfully concluded customer acceptance tests of first 30mm unmanned turret UT30BR, integrated into the Brazilian IVECO 6X6 Guarani vehicle.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("ESLT") announced today that it has successfully concluded customer acceptance tests of first 30mm unmanned turret UT30BR, integrated into the Brazilian IVECO 6X6 Guarani vehicle.
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Thursday, September 8, 2011, 10:43 AM

 

Russian made SA-24 Igla-S missiles were stolen from Tripoli weapons warehouse
 

A potent stash of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles is missing from a huge Tripoli weapons warehouse amid reports of weapons looting across war-torn Libya. Russian made anti-aircraft missiles SA-24 Iglas-S would have disappeared from these weapons warehouse.

A potent stash of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles is missing from a huge Tripoli weapons warehouse amid reports of weapons looting across war-torn Libya. Russian made anti-aircraft missiles SA-24 Iglas-S would have disappeared from these weapons warehouse.
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Thursday, September 8, 2011, 09:46 AM

 

Iran will boost air defense power capability for its armed forces
 

The Iranian Defense Ministry delivered large numbers of home-made mid-range surface-to-air missiles to the country's Air Defense Unit on Sunday in a move to boost Iran's air defense power and capability.

The Iranian Defense Ministry delivered large numbers of home-made mid-range surface-to-air missiles to the country's Air Defense Unit on Sunday in a move to boost Iran's air defense power and capability.
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Monday, September 5, 2011, 12:11 AM

 

Armed forces of Brunei to purchase Indonesian made wheeled armoured vehicle APC Pindad
 

The government of Brunei Darussalam is set to buy armored personnel carriers (APC) Pindad from Indonesia's state-owned arms manufacturer PT. Pindad, based on a memorandum of understanding signed earlier this year.

The government of Brunei Darussalam is set to buy armored personnel carriers (APC) Pindad from Indonesia's state-owned arms manufacturer PT. Pindad, based on a memorandum of understanding signed earlier this year.
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Saturday, September 3, 2011, 10:32 AM

 

A third Iron Dome air defense system is deployed by Israeli Army near the city of Ashdod
 

A third Iron Dome battery was stationed near the city of Ashdod on Wednesday (August 31), protecting its 200,000 residents from rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. The battery was deployed sooner than planned, thanks to the work of Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, Aerial Defense Network soldiers, Defense Ministry personnel and other security officials.

A third Iron Dome battery was stationed near the city of Ashdod on Wednesday (August 31), protecting its 200,000 residents from rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. The battery was deployed sooner than planned, thanks to the work of Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, Aerial Defense Network soldiers, Defense Ministry personnel and other security officials.
Friday, September 2, 2011, 08:59 AM

 

BAE Systems delivers RG35 RPU for the Canadian TAPV Tactical Armoured Patrol vehicle program
 

BAE Systems has again teamed with Canadian industry to provide the best of Canadian technology and capability as part of their response to the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) program, with its RG35 RPU (Reconnaissance , Patrol and Utility).

BAE Systems has again teamed with Canadian industry to provide the best of Canadian technology and capability as part of their response to the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) program, with its RG35 RPU (Reconnaissance , Patrol and Utility).
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Thursday, September 1, 2011, 11:08 AM

 

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