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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 12:15

Six EC725 Combat SAR for Indonesian Air Force was Signed Between PT DI and Eurocopter
EC-725 Combat SAR helicopter (photo : Eurocopter) 06.04.2012 DEFENSE STUDIES Eurocopter to supply six EC725 combat search and rescue helicopters to PT Dirgantara Indonesia for customization and delivery to Indonesian Air Force A contract is signed today...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 12:10

Singapore and Thailand Conclude Bilateral Army Exercise
Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles from the SAF participating in Exercise Kocha Singa 2012. (photo : Mindef) 06.04.2012 DEFENSE STUDIES The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Royal Thai Army (RTA) concluded an annual bilateral army exercise, codenamed...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 12:05

Mali: la si bien nommée "force d'attente de la CEDEAO" en cours de constitution
Afrique Sahélienne source Mars-attaque 06.04.2012 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense Il y a « urgence » à sauver le Mali, aurait rappelé hier le général Soumaïla Bakayoko, chef d’état-major général des Forces républicaines de Côte d’Ivoire Ivoire (FRCI),...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 12:00

Russian Pacific Fleet Task Force to Visit Vietnam
Admiral Tributs destroyer VLADIVOSTOK, April 6 (RIA Novosti) A Pacific Fleet task force led by the Admiral Tributs destroyer will pay a visit to Vietnam while returning from an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, a spokesman for the fleet said on...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:55

More than 200 Lakota approaching 100K flight hours
Apr 6, 2012 By C. Todd Lopez Source : US Army - ASDNews The Army's newest aircraft, the UH-72A Lakota, is approaching 100,000 flight hours, and maintains one of the highest mission-capable rates among Army aircraft. The Army expects to buy a total of...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:50

LM Receives $1.05 Bn, 5-year US Navy Contract For MH-60R/S Cockpits and Integrated Systems
Apr 6, 2012 ASDNews Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $1.05 billion, five-year contract to provide more than 200 digital cockpits and integrated mission systems and sensors for the Navy MH-60R "Romeo" and MH-60S...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:45

Navy Begins Construction on DDG 1002
Apr 6, 2012 From Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications - ASDNews U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works President Jeffrey Geiger to start the fabrication...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:40

Canada's Sweet Sixteen
Apr 6, 2012 ASDNews Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation The penultimate Royal Canadian Air Force CC-130J to be delivered under the current contract has departed Marietta for CFB Trenton. The 17th and final CC-130J will be delivered in early May with...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:35

Marines Pick Classified Weapon For Shadow UAV
Photo: US Army Apr 5, 2012 By Graham Warwick - aerospace daily and defense report NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. Marine Corps has chosen a classified weapon to arm the AAI RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) for a field evaluation in Afghanistan....
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:30

Le 12e régiment de cuirassiers accueille le Royal Dragoon Guards
05/04/2012 Armée de Terre Le 12e régiment de cuirassiers (12eRC) a accueilli le Royal Dragoon Guards (RDG) du 25 au 29 mars 2012 à Olivet pour signer un accord de jumelage. Le 12e RC a reçu une délégation d’officiers et de sous-officiers britanniques...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 11:30

US Army to seek C-12 replacement deal
April 5th, 2012 by Dave Majumdar – FG Nashville - The US Army's newly established project office for fixed-wing aircraft has started work on a new programme to replace the service's fleet of Hawker Beechcraft C-12 utility aircraft. "We're looking at putting...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:55

Thales to provide GPS SAASM receivers for French Navy Lynx helicopters
photo ECPAD Apr 5, 2012 ASDNews Source : Thales Group Thales has been awarded a contract by the Service Industriel de l'Aéronautique (SIAé), France's military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, to supply stand-alone GPS receivers for the...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:55

Thales wins contract to develop strategic HF radio location system
Apr 5, 2012 ASDNews Source : Thales Group Thales has been awarded a major contract by the defence ministry of a European country to develop a new high frequency (HF) radio location system. The contract will be implemented in phases over a 10-year period....
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:50

EU Opens Consultation on Defence Trade Modernization
April 5, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: European Commission; issued April 4, 2012) European Commission Launches Consultation On Modernisation of Trade Defence Instruments On the 3rd of April 2012 the European Commission launched a Public Consultation...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:50

RAF Tornados Incompatible with New Tanker
photo UK MoD April 5, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: British Forces Broadcasting Service; posted April 5, 2012) Voyager Planes Don’t Work for RAF A fleet of supersize refuelling planes meant for the RAF have hit a huge setback: they don’t work on...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:50

Mobility Commander Delivers Dyess C-130J
Apr 5, 2012 ASDNews Source : Lockheed Martin Corporation Gen. Raymond Johns, commander of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, accepted delivery of another C-130J Super Hercules for Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Johns praised the increased capabilities...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:45

Iveco Defence Vehicles completes delivery of over 200 heavy trucks to the UK MoD
05.04.2012 Iveco - army-guide.com Bolzano – Iveco Defence Vehicles has completed delivery of its largest ever order in UK of 206 6x6 and 8x8 Trakkers to support the Royal Engineers on operations. Replacing the existing fleet, the new vehicles have been...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:45

Army Moves Toward Pure Fleet of Upgraded Chinooks
Apr 5, 2012 By Mr Kris Osborn Source : US Army The U.S. Army continues to modernize the next-generation F-model CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter while simultaneously working to upgrade its entire fleet to F-model aircraft, service officials explained April...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:40

Can USAF Buy A $550 Million Bomber?
Photo: USAF Apr 5, 2012By Amy Butler aviation week and space technology Washington - After more than a decade of study, the Pentagon is finally moving forward with the development of a new, stealthy, long-range bomber. But the catch is a self-imposed...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:35

Israel To Make Do With Fewer Iron Dome Units
Apr 5, 2012 By Dan Williams(Reuters) AviationWeek.com TEL AVIV - Israel is expanding the reach of its Iron Dome rocket interceptors to make do with fewer given the prospect of reduced financial support from a cash-strapped United States, a senior Israeli...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:30

Vers une utilisation conjointe des satellites russes par les pays de la CEI
MOSCOU, 5 avril - RIA Novosti L'utilisation conjointe des satellites russes sera évoquée jeudi à Astana (Kazakhstan) par les chefs des états-majors généraux des pays membres de la Communauté des Etats indépendants (CEI), a annoncé aux journalistes un...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:30

GD Awarded $8 M for F/A-18E/F Gun Systems
Apr 5, 2012 ASDNews Source : General Dynamics Corporation General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $7.8 million contract modification from the Naval Air Systems Command for production...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:25

U.S. to Send Combat Ships to Singapore for Exercises
Apr. 5, 2012 – Defence News (AFP) WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced plans on April 5 to deploy combat ships to Singapore for joint exercises, which he said showed U.S. commitment to the strategically vital Asia-Pacific region. The...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:25

Navy's Newest Squadron Prepares for New F-35 Fighters
Apr 5, 2012 By Ens. Elizabeth Allen, Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs - ASDNews Navy personnel are busy preparing to teach the next generation of Sailors how to work with and fly the newest military aircraft, the F-35C Lightening II...
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6 avril 2012 5 06 /04 /avril /2012 07:20

China's military rising supports to Pakistan
2012-04-05 (China Military News cited from dnaindia.com) China's military modernisation and its continued support to Pakistan, including infrastructure development in Northern Areas, were listed by the Army as the major threats faced by the country. In...
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