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4 avril 2012 3 04 /04 /avril /2012 07:00

US To Amend Afghan Plane Bid, No Full Re-do
Apr 3, 2012 By Andrea Shalal-Esa (Reuters) - AviationWeek.com WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force said on Monday it would amend, rather than re-do, the terms of a potential $1 billion competition to supply light attack planes to Afghanistan. Privately held...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 22:52

ATK Wins $2.6 Billion Ammunition Orders
April 3, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: US Department of Defense; issued April 2, 2012) Alliant Techsystems Operations, L.L.C., Independence, Mo., was awarded a $2,541,000,000 fixed-price economic-price-adjustment contract. The award will provide...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 22:49

Japan rejects N. Korean rocket launch invitation
April 3, 2012 Spacewar.com (AFP) Tokyo - Japan has rejected an invitation from North Korea to send observers to a rocket launch that Tokyo and its allies say is a disguised missile test, officials said Tuesday. "It is inappropriate that any Japanese officials...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 22:47

Brazil expands role in African arms market
Apr 2, 2012Spacewar.com (UPI) Sao Paulo - Brazilian manufacturer Embraer is having more success in Africa than in the United States with its winning light aircraft Super Tucano, which is challenging rivals' market share in the category. Embraer's only...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 22:39

Pentagon Awards $777M Contracts for Saudi F-15SA Upgrade
April 4, 2012 defense-aerospace.com (Source: US Department of Defense; issued April 2, 2012) Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $410,610,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 95 Sniper advanced targeting pod and spares;...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 19:07

U.S. Army Targets Vehicle Industrial Base
Photo: US Army Apr 3, 2012 By Paul McLeary Aviationweek.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - Over the next several years, more than a few big-ticket items in the Army’s annual budget will reach major milestones—transitioning from new-build production to long-term...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 18:58

Israel's UAS Technologies signs training pact with Simlat
27 Mar 2012 by Arie Egozi - FG Tel Aviv - Israeli manufacturer UAS Technologies has unveiled a new unmanned air system design in conjunction with training specialist Simlat. Intended to meet a growing demand to provide instruction for unmanned system...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 18:54

Russia to Send 4 Warships to Joint Drill with China
Russian missile cruiser Varyag Photo Pacific Fleet press service VLADIVOSTOK, April 3 (RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will team up with Chinese naval forces in a joint exercise...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 18:51

Baku Says No Israeli Bases For Iran Strike
BAKU, April 3 (RIA Novosti) Azerbaijan denies reports that Israel is to set up military bases aimed at Iran on its territory, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said on Tuesday. In late March, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry denied a media report...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:56

Pakistan PM Gilani highly praises JF-17 Thunder fighter project
2012-04-02(China Military News cited from APP) Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Monday said the two countries need to fully translate their deep political ties into stronger economic relations for the mutual good of their people. He was talking to...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:53

Canada : réponse globale au chapitre 2 du rapport du printemps 2012 du vérificateur général du Canada
NR 12.043 - le 3 avril 2012 forces.gc.ca Le gouvernement du Canada annonce qu’il donnera une réponse globale au chapitre 2 du rapport du printemps 2012 du vérificateur général du Canada OTTAWA — L’honorable Julian Fantino, ministre associé de la Défense...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:48

U.S. Army Charts Path To New Rotorcraft
S-97 Raider Sikorsky Concept Apr 3, 2012 By Graham Warwick - aviation week and space technology Fort Eustis, Va. - After decades waiting in the wings, the rotorcraft R&D community is mobilizing to develop what could become the U.S. Army’s first clean-sheet...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:45

Etats-Unis : recycler le matériel revenu d’Irak pour chasser les cartels mexicains
Soldat américain frontière mexicaine 2006 Photo US Army Sgt. Jim Greenhill 3 avr 2012 par Romain Mielcarek - ActuDéfense Deux parlementaires américains proposent de recycler le matériel militaire revenu d’Irak au profit de la lutte contre les cartels...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:37

Récupération par grappe
photo ECPAD 03.04.2012 ECPAD Au mois de mars dernier, une dizaine de stagiaires du CPA n°30 (commandos parachutistes de l’air n°30) se sont rendus sur la base aérienne 120 de Cazaux afin de poursuivre leur formation à la Combat SAR, recherche et sauvetage...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:17

XVIII Airborne Corps leaders jump with Army's new T-11 parachute
Apr 3, 2012 By Sgt. A.M. LaVey, XVIII Abn. Corps PAO Source : US Army / ASDNews FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 30, 2012) -- Senior leaders from the XVIII Airborne Corps jumped the T-11 advanced tactical parachute system over Normandy Drop Zone, here, March 22....
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:14

NGC's New Laser Defense System Achieves Key Technology Readiness Standard
Apr 3, 2012 ASDNews Source : Northrop Grumman Corporation Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Laser Systems business unit announced that its All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat Terminator (ASALTT™) infrared countermeasure (IRCM) laser system...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:11

Palomar Display Products Awarded a $3.1M Contract From US Army
photo US Army Apr 3, 2012 ASDNews Source : Palomar Display Products, Inc. Palomar Display Products, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a $3.1M firm fixed price contract by the US Army Contracting Command to deliver military display systems...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:08

Cobham's Flexcomm System Selected for US Army Lakotas
Apr 2, 2012ASDNews Source : Cobham Plc Cobham Aerospace Communications has been selected to supply its Flexcomm communications system for 39 UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters (LUH), as part of E b ADS North America’s Lakota Mission Equipment Package...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:04

«Faiblesses importantes» - Achat des F-35 : le vérificateur général sonne l'alarme
photo Ahun 03/04/2012 Dominique La Haye / Agence QMI – Canoe.ca OTTAWA – En l'absence de données fiables, le gouvernement canadien a sous-estimé les risques et les coûts liés à l'achat des avions de combat F-35, lorsqu'il a donné le feu vert au projet,...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 17:02

Le programme d'achat des F-35 revu après le rapport du vérificateur général (Canada)
Un chasseur F-35 du constructeur Lockheed Martin photo PC Lockheed Martin 03.04.2012 radio-canada.ca Le premier rapport que présentera aujourd'hui le nouveau vérificateur général du Canada, Michael Ferguson, aura d'importantes conséquences sur le programme...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 16:55

NGC Awarded Contract by US Navy
Apr 3, 2012 ASDNews Source : Northrop Grumman Corporation In a first for the H-1 Upgrade program, the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has signed a direct contract with Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) to provide mission computers for UH-1Y...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 16:49

Le JSF coûtera 1,51 billion de dollars
02/04/2012 Par François Julian – Air & Cosmos 1,51 billion de dollars ou 1.510 milliards de dollars. C’est ce que devrait coûter le Joint Strike Fighter au contribuable américain selon les dernières estimations du Pentagone. Ce chiffre, forcément vertigineux,...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 16:35

The Georgian Defense Industry Market Will Reach To US$532.8M By 2016
Apr 3, 2012 ASDNews The Georgian defense budget was reduced to US$391.8million in 2011, as the country focused on economic development by cutting the defense spend and allocating the funds for economic stimulus projects. The country’s defense budget recorded...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 16:30

Hawk : le dernier tir de l’armée de Terre
Seize missiles Hawk ont été tirés par l’armée de Terre sur le site des Landes lors de la dernière campagne Nawas 2012. - Crédits : DGA 02/04/2012 Armée de Terre La dernière campagne de tirs Hawk de l’armée de Terre a été effectuée par le 402e régiment...
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3 avril 2012 2 03 /04 /avril /2012 12:56

Faster, higher, deadlier: US plans nuclear drones
02 April, 2012, RT.com The United States is planning on building nuclear-powered drones. The innovation will allow an increase in flying time "from days to months," leaving more power available for operating equipment. Research for the project was conducted...
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