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September 2013 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
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Russia could send soldiers to Syria to help destroy of chemical weapons 2309131

Russia could send soldiers to Syria to help destroy of chemical weapons
 

Russia can send its military personnel to help in the proposed operation to eliminate Syria's chemical arms, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says. Mr Lavrov told Russian TV that military observers could help Syria destroy its stockpiles under a US-Russian deal.

Russia can send its military personnel to help in the proposed operation to eliminate Syria's chemical arms, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says. Mr Lavrov told Russian TV that military observers could help Syria destroy its stockpiles under a US-Russian deal.
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Monday, September 23, 2013 09:20 AM

 

Iran unveils new home-made radar to detect stealth targets cruise missiles military parade 2209134

Iran unveils new home-made radar to detect stealth targets and cruise missiles at military parade
 

Iran on Sunday, September 22, 2013, displayed a new home-made passive phased array radar system for detecting stealth targets and cruise missiles. The passive phased array radar system has been developed by the experts of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base to detect mobile targets at any altitude, track stealth targets and estimate their arrival speed and targets.

Iran on Sunday, September 22, 2013, displayed a new home-made passive phased array radar system for detecting stealth targets and cruise missiles. The passive phased array radar system has been developed by the experts of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base to detect mobile targets at any altitude, track stealth targets and estimate their arrival speed and targets.
Sunday, September 22, 2013 07:43 PM

 

Iran displays latest missiles and military equipment during 22 September 2013 army parade 2209133

Iran displays latest missiles and military equipment during 22 September 2013 army parade
 

During the parades of September 22, 2013, the Iranian armed forces displayed the tactical troposcatter system which is an advanced home-made communications system unveiled by Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli earlier this month.

During the parades of September 22, 2013, the Iranian armed forces displayed the tactical troposcatter system which is an advanced home-made communications system unveiled by Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli earlier this month.
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Sunday, September 22, 2013 07:31 PM

 

United States India could start the co-development of new version Javelin anti-tank missile 2209132

United States and India could start the co-development of new version of Javelin anti-tank missile
 

United States Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter this week proposed ways to deepen defense ties between the United States and India, including co-development of the next version of the Javelin anti-tank missile now built by Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp.

United States Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter this week proposed ways to deepen defense ties between the United States and India, including co-development of the next version of the Javelin anti-tank missile now built by Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp.
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Sunday, September 22, 2013 11:28 AM

 

Libya will buy 20,000 G3 7.62mm assault rifle from Turkey to strengthen its national army 2209131

Libya will buy 20,000 G3 7.62mm assault rifle from Turkey to strengthen its national army
 

Libya has submitted a request to the Turkish government to buy 20,000 G3 assault rifle in an attempt to strengthen to national army. The G3 is a 7.62×51mm NATO battle rifle developed in the 1950s by the German armament manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH. The G3 is produced produced under license in Turkey by the the Turkish defense Company MKE.

Libya has submitted a request to the Turkish government to buy 20,000 G3 assault rifle in an attempt to strengthen to national army. The G3 is a 7.62×51mm NATO battle rifle developed in the 1950s by the German armament manufacturer Heckler & Koch GmbH. The G3 is produced produced under license in Turkey by the the Turkish defense Company MKE.
Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:03 AM

 

U.S. ready for military strike on Syria if Damascus does not abide plan on chemical weapons 2109131

U.S. ready for military strike on Syria if Damascus does not abide plan on chemical weapons
 

The United States has not ruled out military strikes against Syria if Damascus does not abide by a US-Russian plan to hand over its chemical weapons arsenal, a White House official said Friday ahead of UN Security Council talks on enforcing the disarmament program.

The United States has not ruled out military strikes against Syria if Damascus does not abide by a US-Russian plan to hand over its chemical weapons arsenal, a White House official said Friday ahead of UN Security Council talks on enforcing the disarmament program.
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Saturday, September 21, 2013 10:25 AM

 

Thales Australia and Diehl to co-develop an intensive munition variant of hand grenade 2009132

Thales Australia and Diehl to co-develop an intensive munition variant of hand grenade
 

Thales-owned Australian Munitions and German company Diehl have signed an agreement to co-develop an insensitive munitions variant of the Australian in-service fragmentation hand grenade. Insensitive Munitions (IM) are designed to only detonate when deployed against a target, and will not detonate as a result of mechanical shocks, fire or impact from shrapnel.

Thales-owned Australian Munitions and German company Diehl have signed an agreement to co-develop an insensitive munitions variant of the Australian in-service fragmentation hand grenade. Insensitive Munitions (IM) are designed to only detonate when deployed against a target, and will not detonate as a result of mechanical shocks, fire or impact from shrapnel.
Friday, September 20, 2013 09:38 AM

 

Military option should remain open on Syria said NATO Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen 2009131

Military option should remain open on Syria said NATO Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen
 

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday, September 19, 2013, the military option should remain open to ensure Syria keep its promise to eliminate chemical weapons. "I think it is essential to keep momentum in the diplomatic and political process that the military option is still on the table," Rasmussen said at an event organized by the think-tank Carnegie Europe in Brussels.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday, September 19, 2013, the military option should remain open to ensure Syria keep its promise to eliminate chemical weapons. "I think it is essential to keep momentum in the diplomatic and political process that the military option is still on the table," Rasmussen said at an event organized by the think-tank Carnegie Europe in Brussels.
Friday, September 20, 2013 09:03 AM

 

India has approved the manufacture of 235 T-90 main battle tanks under Russian license 1909131

India has approved the manufacture of 235 T-90 main battle tanks under Russian license
 

The Defence Acquisitions Council of India’s Defence Ministry has approved the manufacture under Russian license of 235 T-90 tanks in India, “The Times of India” reported on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. An Indian ministry source said a contract for production worth 60 billion rupees - about $1 billion - would be published soon.

The Defence Acquisitions Council of India’s Defence Ministry has approved the manufacture under Russian license of 235 T-90 tanks in India, “The Times of India” reported on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. An Indian ministry source said a contract for production worth 60 billion rupees - about $1 billion - would be published soon.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:11 AM

 

Singapore and Australian army conducted bilateral armour military exercise codenamed Matilda 1809131

Singapore and Australian army conducted bilateral armour military exercise codenamed Matilda
 

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and Australian Defence Force (ADF) conducted a bilateral armour exercise, codenamed Matilda, at the Mount Bundey Training Area in Darwin, Australia. About 100 personnel from the 48th battalion, Singapore Armoured Regiment (48 SAR) and their Leopard 2SG Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) were involved in the training with their Australian counterparts from the 1st Armoured Regiment.

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and Australian Defence Force (ADF) conducted a bilateral armour exercise, codenamed Matilda, at the Mount Bundey Training Area in Darwin, Australia. About 100 personnel from the 48th battalion, Singapore Armoured Regiment (48 SAR) and their Leopard 2SG Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) were involved in the training with their Australian counterparts from the 1st Armoured Regiment.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 10:43 AM

 

Haiti on the way to reconstitute a military forces that was abolished in 1995 1709135

Haiti on the way to reconstitute a military forces that was abolished in 1995
 

Haiti moved closer on Monday, September 16, 2013, to reconstituting a military that was abolished in 1995. In a small ceremony in the farming village of Petite Rivere de L'Aritibonite, Defense Minister Jean-Rodolphe Joazile greeted the first 41 recruits who recently returned from eight months of training in Ecuador.

Haiti moved closer on Monday, September 16, 2013, to reconstituting a military that was abolished in 1995. In a small ceremony in the farming village of Petite Rivere de L'Aritibonite, Defense Minister Jean-Rodolphe Joazile greeted the first 41 recruits who recently returned from eight months of training in Ecuador.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:29 AM

 

U.S. Army received approval to begin procurement of Stryker Double V-Hull armoured vehicles 1709134

U.S. Army received approval to begin procurement of Stryker Double V-Hull armoured vehicles
 

The Project Manager for the U.S. Stryker Brigade Combat Team received the approval from the Army Acquisition Executive to begin the procurement of a 3rd brigade of Stryker Double V-Hull vehicles. The United States Army currently has nine Stryker Brigade Combat Teams with the traditional flat-bottom hull, and two with the newer Double V-Hull, or DVH, design.

The Project Manager for the U.S. Stryker Brigade Combat Team received the approval from the Army Acquisition Executive to begin the procurement of a 3rd brigade of Stryker Double V-Hull vehicles. The United States Army currently has nine Stryker Brigade Combat Teams with the traditional flat-bottom hull, and two with the newer Double V-Hull, or DVH, design.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 10:00 AM

 

The new Russian-made AK-12 assault rifle will enter in service with Russian army in 2014 1709133

The new Russian-made AK-12 assault rifle will enter in service with Russian army in 2014
 

Various modifications of a new Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle as well as a host of other small arms will be put in service with the Russian armed forces in 2014, a senior government official said.

Various modifications of a new Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle as well as a host of other small arms will be put in service with the Russian armed forces in 2014, a senior government official said.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 09:37 AM

 

Japan and Vietnam will boost strategic partnership especially in the defense sector 1709132

Japan and Vietnam will boost strategic partnership especially in the defense sector
 

The visit of Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to Vietnam is of great significance to boost the strategic partnership between the two countries, especially ties between two defense ministries, said Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Qugang Thanh on Monday, September 16, 2013. Minister Phung Quang Thanh made the remarks during talks with his Japanese counterpart in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday.

The visit of Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to Vietnam is of great significance to boost the strategic partnership between the two countries, especially ties between two defense ministries, said Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Qugang Thanh on Monday, September 16, 2013. Minister Phung Quang Thanh made the remarks during talks with his Japanese counterpart in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 07:45 AM

 

Singapore Armed Forces will buy the MBDA Aster-30 surface-to-air defense missile system 1709131

Singapore Armed Forces will buy the MBDA Aster-30 surface-to-air defense missile system
 

The Singapore Armed Forces will buy a new Aster-30 surface-to-air missile system, to boost Singapore's air defence shield. Announcing the acquisition on Monday, September 16, 2013, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said advanced militaries in France and Italy use the new system, which is "many times more potent" than the current I-Hawk ground-based air defence system.

The Singapore Armed Forces will buy a new MBDA Aster-30 surface-to-air missile system, to boost Singapore's air defence shield. Announcing the acquisition on Monday, September 16, 2013, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said advanced militaries in France and Italy use the new system, which is "many times more potent" than the current I-Hawk ground-based air defence system.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 07:05 AM

 

BvS10 of the French army will be equipped with RWS Protector remote turret from Kongsberg 1609132

The BvS10 of the French army will be equipped with RWS Protector remote turret from Kongsberg
 

Amphibious all-terrain armored vehicles BAE Systems Hagglunds is producing for the French Army will have remote weapon stations from Kongsberg of Norway. The RWS (Remote Weapon Station) Protector to be provided by Kongsberg to BAE's Swedish subsidiary is the fully stabilized Protector, designed for small- and medium-caliber weapons.

Amphibious all-terrain armored vehicles BvS10 (VHM) BAE Systems Hagglunds is producing for the French Army will have remote weapon stations from Kongsberg of Norway. The RWS (Remote Weapon Station) Protector to be provided by Kongsberg to BAE's Swedish subsidiary is the fully stabilized Protector, designed for small- and medium-caliber weapons.
Monday, September 16, 2013 04:36 PM

 

Terminator 2 a new version of Russian BMPT infantry support vehicle unveiled at REA 2013 1609131

Terminator 2 a new version of Russian BMPT infantry support vehicle unveiled at REA 2013
 

A new version of the BMPT, the Terminator 2, a multipurpose tank and infantry support vehicle, will make its debut Sept. 25 at the Russia Arms EXPO 2013 in Nizhny Tagil. The manufacturer of Russia's main battle tank, Uralvagonzavod, plans to unveil a new tank support fighting vehicle during the Russian Expo Arms 2013, which will be held from the 25 to 28 September 2013 in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.

A new version of the BMPT, the Terminator 2, a multipurpose tank and infantry support vehicle, will make its debut Sept. 25 at the Russia Arms EXPO 2013 in Nizhny Tagil. The manufacturer of Russia's main battle tank, Uralvagonzavod, plans to unveil a new tank support fighting vehicle during the Russian Expo Arms 2013, which will be held from the 25 to 28 September 2013 in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
Monday, September 16, 2013 09:25 AM

 

Syrian army Special Forces are currently deployed United States to conduct sabotage operations 15091

Syrian army Special Forces are currently deployed in United States to conduct sabotage operations
 

The Russian website Military Review posted information from an anonymous source stating that hundreds of Syrian army special forces soldiers are currently located on the territory of the United States, ready to conduct a series of sabotage operations in case of a military aggression against Syria. They may target the country's infrastructure.

The Russian website Military Review posted information from an anonymous source stating that hundreds of Syrian army special forces soldiers are currently located on the territory of the United States, ready to conduct a series of sabotage operations in case of a military aggression against Syria. They may target the country's infrastructure.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 01:09 PM

 

Russian army will receive two three regiments of S-400 defense missile systems every year 1509133

Russian army will receive two of three new regiments of S-400 defense missile systems every year
 

Beginning with 2014, the Russian army will receive at least two or three sets of regimental units of S-400 systems every year, general director of Almaz -Antey design bureau, Vitaly Neskorodov said.

Beginning with 2014, the Russian army will receive at least two or three sets of regimental units of S-400 systems every year, general director of Almaz -Antey design bureau, Vitaly Neskorodov said.
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Sunday, September 15, 2013 01:00 PM

 

NATO is ready to protect Turkey against all military threats from Syria 1509132

NATO is ready to protect Turkey against all military threats from Syria
 

NATO's primary concern amid the conflict in Syria is to keep its allies safe, which at this time means defending Turkey, Air Force General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Operations told Hungarian wire service MTI in a Friday, September 14, 2013, interview.

NATO's primary concern amid the conflict in Syria is to keep its allies safe, which at this time means defending Turkey, Air Force General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Operations told Hungarian wire service MTI in a Friday, September 14, 2013, interview.
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Sunday, September 15, 2013 11:55 AM

 

Second successful launch of Agni 5 Indian-made surface-to-surface intercontinental ballistic missile

Second successful launch of Agni 5 Indian-made surface-to-surface intercontinental ballistic missile
 

India’s Intercontinental surface to surface ballistic missile Agni 5 capable of delivering nuclear warhead with high precision, was successfully launched today, September 15, 2013, in a repeat of spectacular maiden launch last year."The launch window is between 6 and 9 am on Sunday. If the weather holds, it's all systems go. The final countdown has begun,'' said a DRDO scientist on Saturday evening.

India’s Intercontinental surface to surface ballistic missile Agni 5 capable of delivering nuclear warhead with high precision, was successfully launched today, September 15, 2013, in a repeat of spectacular maiden launch last year."The launch window is between 6 and 9 am on Sunday. If the weather holds, it's all systems go. The final countdown has begun,'' said a DRDO scientist on Saturday evening.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 10:53 AM

 

General Dynamics additional contract from British Army for 24 Foxhound armoured vehicles 1409132

General Dynamics additional contract from British Army for 24 Foxhound armoured vehicles
 

General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe has received a $36.3 million (€23 million) contract for an additional 24 Foxhound light tactical blast-protected vehicles from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The order will expand the MoD’s fleet to 400 vehicles. General Dynamics Land Systems, parent company of General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe has received a $36.3 million (€23 million) contract for an additional 24 Foxhound light tactical blast-protected vehicles from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The order will expand the MoD’s fleet to 400 vehicles. General Dynamics Land Systems, parent company of General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Saturday, September 14, 2013 01:46 PM

 

Polaris wil provide ATV All-Terrain Vehicles MV850 to army and Special Forces of Germany 1409131

Polaris wil provide ATV All-Terrain Vehicles MV850 to army and Special Forces of Germany
 

Polaris Industries Inc. has long made military all-terrain vehicles for U.S. forces, but it’s expanding its reach overseas. The Medina-based company announced Thursday, September 12, 2013, that it secured a contract to provide Polaris ATVs (All-TerrainVehicle) MV 850 to the German army.

Polaris Industries Inc. has long made military all-terrain vehicles for U.S. forces, but it’s expanding its reach overseas. The Medina-based company announced Thursday, September 12, 2013, that it secured a contract to provide Polaris ATVs (All-TerrainVehicle) MV 850 to the German army.
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Saturday, September 14, 2013 10:55 AM

 

Russia will deliver a third battery of TOR-M2 air defense missile system to Belarus 1209132

Russia will deliver a third battery of TOR-M2 air defense missile system to Belarus
 

Russia will deliver a third battery of Tor-M2 air defense systems to Belarus by the end of this year, Belarusian Defense Minister Yuri Zhadobin said Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Two Tor-M2 batteries were delivered to Belarus in 2011 and 2012. They have been deployed with the 120th Missile Brigade in western Belarus.

Russia will deliver a third battery of Tor-M2 air defense missile systems to Belarus by the end of this year, Belarusian Defense Minister Yuri Zhadobin said Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Two Tor-M2 batteries were delivered to Belarus in 2011 and 2012. They have been deployed with the 120th Missile Brigade in western Belarus.
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Thursday, September 12, 2013 11:30 PM

 

Almaz-Antey plans to start delivery of S-350E Vityaz air defense system to Russian army in 2016 1209

Almaz-Antey plans to start delivery of S-350E Vityaz air defense system to Russian army in 2016
 

Russia’s Almaz-Antey defense corporation is planning to start deliveries of its newest S-350E Vityaz mid-range air defense system to the Russian army in 2016, the company said Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The Vityaz, which is expected to replace the outdated S-300 systems, was showcased for the first time during the recent MAKS-2013 airshow near Moscow.

Russia’s Almaz-Antey defense corporation is planning to start deliveries of its newest S-350E Vityaz mid-range air defense system to the Russian army in 2016, the company said Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The Vityaz, which is expected to replace the outdated S-300 systems, was showcased for the first time during the recent MAKS-2013 airshow near Moscow.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 08:02 PM

 

Iran called on Russia to abide by agreement the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems 120913

Iran called on Russia to abide by agreement the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems
 

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan called on Russia to abide by an agreement signed between the two countries on the delivery of the sophisticated S-300 air defense missile system to Tehran. "Russians should believe themselves and don’t follow the US so much," Dehqan said in an interview with Iran's state-run channel one TV on Monday night.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan called on Russia to abide by an agreement signed between the two countries on the delivery of the sophisticated S-300 air defense missile system to Tehran. "Russians should believe themselves and don’t follow the US so much," Dehqan said in an interview with Iran's state-run channel one TV on Monday night.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:34 PM

 

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