September 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News


Russian Road Service specialists have built a bridge across the Euphrates several kilometers away from Deir ez-Zor in northeastern Syria to transport military hardware and personnel to the eastern bank, Chief of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Road Service Vladimir Burovtsev said. To perform this operation Russian armed forces sent latest generation of amphibious bridging ferry PMM-2M in Syria.

The Rosoboronexport arms trader supplied a batch of antitank Kornet-E missile complexes to Bahrain in 2016, Director General of the company Alexander Mikheyev said. Kornet-E is the export version of the Russian Kornet missile system, an anti-tank missile is designed and manufactured by the Russian Company KBP Instrument Design Bureau.

According to the Newspaper website "The Jerusalem Post", a permament U.S. military base was officially opened on the territoty of Israel, Monday September 18, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s said that the U.S.-Israel alliance has “never been stronger,” the two countries recently made history by opening of the first permanent American military base on Israeli soil.

According to the website SCOUT, U.S. Army will receive first of six newly-upgraded M1A2 SEP v3 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The first M1A2 SEP v3 tank, built by General Dynamics Land Systems, is slated to arrive as soon as this month – as part of a delivery of initial prototype vehicles, developers said.

The United States Marine Corps has ordered additional diesel MRZR® (MRZR D) Utility Task Vehicles (UTV) from Polaris Government and Defense to enhance Marine Corps operational capabilities. This follows the successful delivery and fielding of MRZR UTVs to Marine Corps infantry regiments earlier this year. Delivery of the more than 100 vehicles is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

National Cyber Security Centre-Finland of the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority has granted approval for the Mobile Security and Public Safety targeted Bittium Tough Mobile LTE-smartphone and related Bittium Secure Suite back-end system to process material that is classified nationally as Confidential. Bittium’s mobile solution is the first one in the world to receive official Confidential level encryption product classification. The mobile solution can be used for creating and processing classified information, as well as for transferring it between smartphone and connected back-end solutions.

Army Recognition is pleased to announce the launch of the new version of its newly redesigned website, one of the most popular defense and security online magazine. The new version of the website has been officially launched during DSEI 2017, taking place from 12 to 15 September in London, United Kingdom. Army Recognition is a privileged partner of DSEI 2017 and is the Official Media Partner of the show.

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