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Belgium Back Menu
The most big military exercise of the year for the Belgian Army, code name " Active Lion ", photographs report Army Recognition.

The most big exercise army exercise for the Belgian Army, from the 23 September 2005 to the 05 October 2005. This operation, particularly important, implied nearly 6000 men, several hundred armoured and light vehicles and several planes of all types. This exercise consisted of a deployment of the type Nato Response Force, followed of another type High Readiness Task force, the will was to test the capacity of deployment and action of the various units of the various components implied in the scenario. The magazine Army Recognition has make a photographs report of this army exercise, by the photogrpah Thierry Lachapelle. Visit this link, Active Lion 2005 pictures gallery.
22 November 2005

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Yemen Back Menu
Yemeni soldiers patrol in the street of the city of Sanaa with BMP-1.

Yemeni soldiers patrol in the street with infantry fighting vehicle BMP-1to the city of Sanaa. Two Swiss tourists seized by kidnappers in Yemen were expected to be release soon, information from Switzerland's foreign ministry.
21 November 2005

Yemeni BMP-1 armoured infantry fighting vehicle picture
BMP-1
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Turkey Back Menu
Turkish police armoured vehicle burns, hit by pro-Kurdish protesters in Istanbul.

A police armoured vehicle burns after being hit by a petrol bomb thrown by a group of pro-Kurdish protesters in an Istanbul suburb November 20, 2005. Around a hundred protesters demonstrated against the Turkish government's demands to close a Danish-based Kurdish channel, Roj TV.
20 November 2005

Turkish Condor wheeled armoured personnel carrier picture Turkish Condor wheeled armoured personnel carrier picture Turkish Condor wheeled armoured personnel carrier picture
CONDOR
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CONDOR
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India Back Menu
Big exhibition for the Indian Army.

Indian soldiers perform with a tank at the 'Know your Army' exhibition in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 19, 2005.
19 November 2005

Indian
BM-21multiple rocket launcher system picture
Indian BMP-2 armoured infantry fighting vehicle picture Indian T-90S main battle tank picture
BM-21
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BMP-2
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T-90S
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United States Back Menu
M30 GMLRS makes its operational debut as US Army ramps up full-rate production

The contract for the next tranche of 1,026 M30 GMLRS (Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System) GPS-guided rockets is expected to be placed with prime contractor Lockheed Martin in December 2005, following receipt of full-rate production approval from the US Army in June. The Guided Unitary Rocket M30 is fired from both the M270A1 and the HIMARS Launcher. The M30 GLMRS rocket uses a guidance system with an IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) and a GPS receiver, and has four small additional control fins in the nose. Range 60 km.
09 November 2005

Description rocket M30 GMLRS
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Drawing about the rocket M30 GMLRS US Army
MRLS M270 picture
 
HIMARS high mobility artillery rocket system US Army Picture HIMARS high mobility artillery rocket system US Army Picture  
 

Sweden Back Menu
RG-32 wheeled armoured vehicle order by the Swedish Army

The RG-32 armoured patrol vehicle from the company Alvis Vickers has been ordered by the Swedish Army.
07 November 2005

RG-32 light wheeled armoured vehicle picture

 

 

Australia Back Menu
Skylark mini-UAV is to be deployed with Australian forces in Iraq.

Skylark mini-UAV (9 November 2005)
Already in service with Israeli infantry units and some European forces, the Skylark mini-UAV is to be deployed with Australian forces in Iraq.
07 November 2005

Skylark Mini UAV picture

 

 

United Kingdom Back Menu
FV 432 fitted with reactive armour package showed by Rafael Company.

At the recent Defence Systems & Equipment International exhibition in London, Rafael showed an upgraded version of the British Army FV432 armoured personnel carrier. This was fitted with a new insensitive reactive armour package intended to protect the front and sides against a variety of anti-armour weapons fitted with high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warheads, and carried a Remote Controlled Weapon Station 30 (RCWS 30) armed with a 30 mm cannon and a two-round Spike LR missile launcher.
07 November 2005

FV-432 with armour package and Remote gun DSEI 2005 picture

 

 

Ivory Coast Back Menu
Military exercise to Abidjan, BTR-80 wheeled armoured vehicle on the street.

Crowd cheer as an Ivory Coast military armored vehicle passes by during a military exercise in Abidjan October 29, 2005. The United Nations on Friday urged Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and his opponents to agree as soon as possible on a new prime minister to break a deadlock over the political future of the war-divided country.
01 November 2005

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BTR-80
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BTR-80
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