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September 2014 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Indian Nuclear capable Agni-I missile successfully test-fired
 
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Agni-I missile, which has a strike range of 700 km, from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at about 11.11 hrs from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island.
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Agni-I missile, which has a strike range of 700 km, from a test range off Odisha coast as part of a user trial by the Army. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at about 11.11 hrs from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheeler Island.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:27 AM
 

Raytheon received $109mn to upgrade US Army Patriot systems
 
Raytheon Company has received a $109 million Engineering Services contract for its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The contract, issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is for ongoing technical support and services to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sale customers to ensure readiness of their Patriot systems.
Raytheon Company has received a $109 million Engineering Services contract for its Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The contract, issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is for ongoing technical support and services to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sale customers to ensure readiness of their Patriot systems.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 09:55 AM
 

UK could set up new military bases in Persian Gulf
 
The British military are considering setting up three military bases in the Persian Gulf to fight the Islamic State (ISIS), The Times reported today, citing a source at the UK Ministry of Defence. "You could see an infantry battalion based in al-Minhad, being able to train alongside the Emirates," the source told The Times.
The British military are considering setting up three military bases in the Persian Gulf to fight the Islamic State (ISIS), The Times reported today, citing a source at the UK Ministry of Defence. "You could see an infantry battalion based in al-Minhad, being able to train alongside the Emirates," the source told The Times.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 01:42 PM
 

Poland ready to increase its defense budget according to NATO standards
 
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said on Tuesday, September 9, during Tuesday's National Defense Council session a full acceptance for 2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the state budget to be reserved for defense goals was given.
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said on Tuesday, September 9, during Tuesday's National Defense Council session a full acceptance for 2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) in the state budget to be reserved for defense goals was given.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:35 AM
 

China test-fired newly-developed FD-2000 missile system
 
According to Chinese news agency CCTV, the Chinese military has conducted practice drills with its newly-developed FD-2000 air defense missile system. It has demonstrated its capability of locking onto and shooting down moving targets over a long distance.
According to Chinese news agency CCTV, the Chinese military has conducted practice drills with its newly-developed FD-2000 air defense missile system. It has demonstrated its capability of locking onto and shooting down moving targets over a long distance.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:46 AM
 

US Army activates its first Cyber Protection Brigade
 
The US Army on Sepember 5 activated a new Cyber Protection Brigade — the first of its kind in the US Army — at Fort Gordon, Georgia. "The brigade’s activation represents a deeper Army investment in its cyberspace capabilities", said Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of US Army Cyber Command, in a statement.
The US Army on September 5 activated a new Cyber Protection Brigade — the first of its kind in the US Army — at Fort Gordon, Georgia. "The brigade’s activation represents a deeper Army investment in its cyberspace capabilities", said Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of US Army Cyber Command, in a statement.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:26 AM
 

Japan and US discussing offensive capability for Tokyo
 
According to Reuters news agency, Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders, Japanese officials said, a move that would likely infuriate China.
According to Reuters news agency, Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders, Japanese officials said, a move that would likely infuriate China.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 09:14 AM
 

Israel and US Missile Defense Agency test fired Arrow 2 interceptor
 
Israelian MoD and the US Missile Defense Agency test fired an Arrow 2 interceptor in central Israel on Tuesday morning. The trial was aimed at examining the capabilities of the latest version of the air defense system against future threats.
Israelian MoD and the US Missile Defense Agency test fired an Arrow 2 interceptor in central Israel on Tuesday morning. The trial was aimed at examining the capabilities of the latest version of the air defense system against future threats.


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 05:46 PM
 

Paramount Group launched a new Robotics division dedicated to UAV systems
 
Paramount Group is investing R100 million in unmanned vehicles with the launch of a new Robotics division, which encompasses unmanned ground, air and sea vehicles. At the same time as the Robotics division was announced, Paramount also revealed it had bought Aerosud Aerospace Systems and Veecraft Marine, further adding to its already diverse capabilities.
Paramount Group is investing R100 million in unmanned vehicles with the launch of a new Robotics division, which encompasses unmanned ground, air and sea vehicles. At the same time as the Robotics division was announced, Paramount also revealed it had bought Aerosud Aerospace Systems and Veecraft Marine, further adding to its already diverse capabilities.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:13 PM
 

Russia started building military base and delivering military equipment in Arctic
 
Modular blocks used for the construction of Russia's military base in the Arctic have been delivered to Wrangel Island and Cape Schmidt, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, head of the Russian Eastern Military District’s press service, said Monday, September 8. The facility, to be constructed in two months, will include two administrative buildings as well as accommodation, said Russian Eastern Military District spokesman Alexander Gordeev as saying.
Modular blocks used for the construction of Russia's military base in the Arctic have been delivered to Wrangel Island and Cape Schmidt, Colonel Alexander Gordeyev, head of the Russian Eastern Military District’s press service, said Monday, September 8. The facility, to be constructed in two months, will include two administrative buildings as well as accommodation, said Russian Eastern Military District spokesman Alexander Gordeev as saying. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 11:26 AM
 

Indian Armed Forces plan to buy 440 new Light Utility Helicopters
 
The Indian armed forces have projected a combined requirement of 440 light utility helicopters which will now be manufactured indigenously involving the state-owned HAL and private sector firms in partnership with foreign players.
The Indian armed forces have projected a combined requirement of 440 light utility helicopters which will now be manufactured indigenously involving the state-owned HAL and private sector firms in partnership with foreign players.


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:58 AM
 

Iveco will deliver 90 LMV M65 to Ukrainian Army
 
According to local medias, Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi stated at the NATO summit in Wales that he allowed Italian government to negociate with the Ukrainian side for the purchase of 90 Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Amoured Vehicle) M65.
According to local medias, Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi stated at the NATO summit in Wales that he allowed Italian government to negociate with the Ukrainian side for the purchase of 90 Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Amoured Vehicle) M65.


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 09:53 AM
 

Russian Reconnaissance-Strike Drone Chirok to Begin Tests in 2015
 
Russian reconnaissance and strike drone "Chirok" will begin tests in 2015, the CEO of the Moscow Research Radio Engineering Institute Yuri Nevzorov told on Sunday, September 7.
Russian reconnaissance and strike drone "Chirok" will begin tests in 2015, the CEO of the Moscow Research Radio Engineering Institute Yuri Nevzorov told on Sunday, September 7.


Monday, September 8, 2014 10:07 AM
 

Turkey in talks with France over missile system purchase
 
Turkey has resumed talks with France on purchasing a new missile system after negotiations on a controversial deal with a US-blacklisted Chinese company hit a rock, the Turkish president was reported Sunday, September 7.
Turkey has resumed talks with France on purchasing a new missile system after negotiations on a controversial deal with a US-blacklisted Chinese company hit a rock, the Turkish president was reported Sunday, September 7.


Monday, September 8, 2014 09:14 AM
 

NATO ready to create the new JEF Joint Expeditionary Force operational before 2018
 
The UK agrees to launch a joint expeditionary force (JEF) with six other NATO member states, which will allow for the rapid mobilisation of 10,000 troops. A letter of intent, signed with partners from Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Norway, aims to develop the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) so that it is fully operational before 2018.
The UK agrees to launch a joint expeditionary force (JEF) with six other NATO member states, which will allow for the rapid mobilisation of 10,000 troops. A letter of intent, signed with partners from Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Norway, aims to develop the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) so that it is fully operational before 2018.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 06:12 PM
 

United Kingdom will deliver 123 of surplus CVRT Light Reconnaissance Armoured Vehicles to Latvia
 
During the NATO summit in Newport, United Kingdom, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced the sale of 123 surplus Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) armored vehicles to Latvia.
During the NATO summit in Newport, United Kingdom, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced the sale of 123 surplus Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) (CVR(T)) armored vehicles to Latvia.
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Saturday, September 6, 2014 06:01 PM
 

Taiwan plans to allocate $2.5 billion to purchase Tien Kung III surface-to-air defense missile system
 
The National Defense Ministry of Taiwan plans to allocate the sum over 10 years from 2015 to 2024 to purchase "ground-based air defense weapon systems," Kuomintang lawmaker Lin Yu-fang said in a statement after the ministry's budget plan for 2015 was delivered to the Legislature.
The National Defense Ministry of Taiwan plans to allocate the sum over 10 years from 2015 to 2024 to purchase "ground-based air defense weapon systems," Kuomintang lawmaker Lin Yu-fang said in a statement after the ministry's budget plan for 2015 was delivered to the Legislature.
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Saturday, September 6, 2014 01:31 PM
 

Boeing demonstrates capabilities of High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator through wind and fog
 
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army have proven the capabilities of the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) in maritime conditions, successfully targeting a variety of aerial targets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army have proven the capabilities of the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) in maritime conditions, successfully targeting a variety of aerial targets at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
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Saturday, September 6, 2014 01:00 PM
 

United States government gives green light for production plants of JLTV Lockheed Martin
 
The Lockheed Martin Team’s [NYSE: LMT] Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program successfully completed the government’s Production Readiness Review (PRR) at the company’s Camden, Arkansas, Ground Vehicle Assembly facility. During the PRR event, the team assembled a JLTV on its production line to further demonstrate production readiness.
The Lockheed Martin Team’s [NYSE: LMT] Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program successfully completed the government’s Production Readiness Review (PRR) at the company’s Camden, Arkansas, Ground Vehicle Assembly facility. During the PRR event, the team assembled a JLTV on its production line to further demonstrate production readiness.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 11:28 AM
 

USA and South Korea to set up first combined army division in 2015
 
South Korea and the United States have agreed to establish a combined army division in early 2015, which will be headed by a U.S. major general-level officer, Seoul' s defense ministry said Thursday. The combined division will be composed of the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division in Uijeongbu, north of the capital Seoul, and a South Korean brigade-level unit, according to the ministr
South Korea and the United States have agreed to establish a combined army division in early 2015, which will be headed by a U.S. major general-level officer, Seoul' s defense ministry said Thursday. The combined division will be composed of the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division in Uijeongbu, north of the capital Seoul, and a South Korean brigade-level unit, according to the ministry.
Thursday, September 4, 2014 10:43 AM
 

Australia to send military trainers and advisers to help Ukraine
 
According to the Sidney Morning Herald, the Abbott government is set to send military trainers and advisers to help Ukraine counter Russia's recent aggression against its neighbour, effectively involving Australia in one of the world's most fraught international crises.
According to the Sidney Morning Herald, the Abbott government is set to send military trainers and advisers to help Ukraine counter Russia's recent aggression against its neighbour, effectively involving Australia in one of the world's most fraught international crises.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 10:14 AM
 

UK to announce order for 589 Scout tracked reconnaissance armored vehicles for the British Army
 
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron is to announce an order of nearly 600 new Scout infantry armoured vehicles for the British army this week at the Nato summit in Wales as part of an effort to demonstrate the UK’s commitment to higher defence spending.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron is to announce an order of nearly 600 new Scout infantry armoured vehicles for the British army this week at the Nato summit in Wales as part of an effort to demonstrate the UK’s commitment to higher defence spending.
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:31 PM
 

Three Russian Yars mobile ICBM regiments to be put on combat duty in December
 
According to Russian state news agency Itar-Tass, Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (RSMF) by the end of the year will re-equip their three regiments with the Yars mobile missile systems to be put on trial combat duty in December, RSMF spokesman Major Dmitry Andreyev told on Tuesday, September 2.
According to Russian state news agency Itar-Tass, Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (RSMF) by the end of the year will re-equip their three regiments with the Yars mobile missile systems to be put on trial combat duty in December, RSMF spokesman Major Dmitry Andreyev told on Tuesday, September 2.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:01 PM
 

India to get Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre
 
India is all set to achieve self-reliance in testing of armoured vehicles, as Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre will soon be functioning at Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) here. "A Ballistic Research Centre will be set up in GFSU to test bullet-proof armoured vehicles as big as trucks. This would be the first-of-its-kind centre in Asia," GFSU's Director General JM Vyas said.
India is all set to achieve self-reliance in testing of armoured vehicles, as Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre will soon be functioning at Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) here. "A Ballistic Research Centre will be set up in GFSU to test bullet-proof armoured vehicles as big as trucks. This would be the first-of-its-kind centre in Asia," GFSU's Director General JM Vyas said.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 09:14 AM
 

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