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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 17:00

Kicking Up Red Dust
8/7/2012 Strategy page U.S. Marines disembark a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter as it lands at the Kahuku Training Area during Rim of the Pacific 2012 on Oahu, Hawaii, July 31, 2012. The maritime exercise, which involves more than 25,000 people from...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:55

Indian and Mongolian Armies begin joint military exercise
8 August 2012 army-technology.com The Indian and Mongolian Armies have started a joint training exercise, code-named Nomadic Elephant at Belgaum in Karnataka, India. Nomadic Elephant, scheduled to continue for ten days, aims to improve the armies' skills...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:50

AUSVI: Ecuadorian unmanned vehicles combat piracy
7 Aug 2012 By Stephanie Levy - FG Washington DC - The Ecuadorian Navy has been trying to develop its own autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to combat piracy for the past two years. Research director Eduardo Cadena says researchers have been working off...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:45

The Navy Enters the Age of Drone Warfare
August 8, 2012 defense-unmanned.com (Source: Lexington Institute; issued August 7, 2012) There are only two winners in war: medicine and technology. The imperative to save lives and then provide wounded warriors with the best care and rehabilitation has...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:40

Saab Wins Order for Fire Control, Radar Systems
August 8, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Saab AB; issued August 7, 2012) LINKÖPING, Sweden --- Defence and security company Saab has received an order for naval fire control and radar systems. The order amounts to SEK 450 million and involves business...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:35

USAF Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems
August 8, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Project On Government Oversight; issued August 7, 2012) After years of looking into the F-22’s pilot disorientation problems—alleged to be just “oxygen” problems—the Air Force has announced that it has everything...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:30

La France à la conquête de l’espace.
25 février 2011 ECPAD Un portfolio d’une cinquantaine de clichés issus des collections de l’Etablissement de communication et de production audiovisuelle de la Défense illustre ce dossier consacré à la conquête spatiale française. Partant des travaux...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:27

Belgium Buys Javelin Missiles to Replace Milan
August 8th, 2012 By US Defense Security Cooperation Agency - defencetalk.com The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Aug. 3 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Belgium for 240 Block I Javelin Missiles and associated...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 16:13

Another Major Delay For Navy's 1st Indian Aircraft Carrier
August 08, 2012 by Shiv Aroor - LIVEFIST India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, the new Vikrant, won't be commissioned before 2017, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said yesterday, indicating a further two year delay from the previously known...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 15:22

British UAVs in Helmand Reach 5,000 Flights
August 8, 2012 defense-unmanned.com (Source: British Forces Broadcasting Service; issued August 7, 2012) In Afghanistan, 22 Battery, 32 Regiment Royal Artillery has reached a milestone by flying one of their ISTAR assets more than 5 thousand times in...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 15:04

Pooling Demand: Finding best practice and fostering progress
Brussels - 8 August 2012 European Defence Agency News In times of austerity, Ministries of Defence must find more efficient and effective ways to procure. Pooling Demand with a view to common procurements, particularly in the field of off-the-shelf purchases,...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:34

Sukhoi Continues Tests of Su-35 Fighter Jet
MOSCOW, August 8 (RIA Novosti) Russia’s Sukhoi aircraft company is carrying out state acceptance trials of its Su-35 advanced fighter jet at the Russian Air Force’s flight test center, the company said on Wednesday. The aircraft has already undertaken...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:33

Blackwater paiera 7,5 millions de dollars pour trafic d'armes
08/08/2012 latribune.fr (avec AFP) L'entreprise de sécurité Blacwater paiera 7,5 millions de dollars pour éviter un procès pour trafic d'armes. L'entreprise de sécurité Blackwater, désormais appelée Academi, a conclu un accord avec la justice américaine...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:32

Preparations on for Agni-II launch tomorrow
August 8, 2012 thehindu.com Preparations are moving into top gear for the launch of Agni-II ballistic missile from the Wheeler Island on August 9, 2012. It will be a practice launch for the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Army, which (SFC) is tasked...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:28

Navy chief says Indian Ocean is priority, not South China Sea
Aug 08, 2012 Ajai Shukla - business-standard.com New Delhi - Seven months after US President Barack Obama signalled America’s new strategic focus on China, announcing a “rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region” and naming India as a key ally, India’s Navy...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:25

Why INS Arihant, submarine in final stages of testing, is so important
August 07, 2012 by Sudhi Ranjan Sen - ndtv.com New Delhi: The INS Arihant, India's indigenously-built nuclear-powered submarine which is capable of carrying nuclear missiles "will be going for sea-trials soon," Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:21

US to deploy RQ-4 Global Hawk UAVs over Diaoyutais
August 8, 2012 by admin in China Military News 2012-08-08 — The US will use its most advanced unmanned reconnaissance aircraft to monitor Chinese activity in waters surrounding the Diaoyutai Islands (釣魚台), the object of an acrimonious dispute between...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:18

Liberia, Chinese Sign Bilateral Military Agreement
August 8, 2012 by admin in China Military News 2012-08-08 — The authorities of the Ministries of National Defense of Liberia and China respectively, on Monday, August 06, 2012 signed a gratis military aid agreement. Through this agreement, the amount...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:14

U.S. Senators Pushing For Tougher Action Against Pratt and Whitney Canada
U.S. Senators Pushing For Tougher Action Against Pratt and Whitney Canada Over Chinese Attack Helicopter Deal August 7, 2012. David Pugliese - Defence Watch Murray Brewster of the Canadian Press has this latest report: OTTAWA – Two high-profile American...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:10

Le nouveau porte-avions de la marine indienne ne sera pas opérationnel avant 2017
8 août 2012 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Le premier porte-avions de la marine indienne (nom de code : IAC pour indigenous aircraft carrier) ne sera pas opérationnel avant 2017, soit plus de 3 ans de retard sur le calendrier prévu, a...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:07

Tremplin jordanien: l'équipe de reconnaissance française sur zone depuis hier
08.08.2012 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de défense Une équipe de reconnaissance française composée de médecins et de négociateurs est arrivée mardi en fin de journée en Jordanie. Cet élément précurseur va preparer la mise en place de l'aide médicale d'urgence...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 14:03

Indian Navy's $1 bln chopper tender to be delayed further
The NH90 NFH naval helicopter is in contention for the Navy's already floated tender to procure 16 multirole choppers. Aug 07, 2012 brahmand.com NEW DELHI (PTI): A more than six year-old tender of the Indian Navy to procure multirole helicopters would...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 13:59

Jordan Wins $371M to Train Iraqi AF Personnel
August 7, 2012defense-aerospace.com (Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 7, 2012) Royal Jordanian Air Academy, Amman, Jordan, is being awarded a $370,779,589 firm-fixed-price requirements contract to provide Type I special training for English...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 13:54

India’s First Nuclear Submarine Set for Trials
Aug. 7, 2012 Defense news (AFP) NEW DELHI — India said its first home-built nuclear submarine was set for sea trials as it detailed billion-dollar projects to arm its navy with warships, aircraft and modern weaponry. The indigenous 6,000-ton INS Arihant...
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8 août 2012 3 08 /08 /août /2012 13:44

Kestrel supports Australian Army in Afghanistan
Aug 7, 2012ASDNews Source : Sentient Vision Systems With the second Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (TUAS) having recently arrived in Australia, Sentient announced today that it has expanded its engagement with the Australian Army, providing...
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