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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:35

India Plans Robots To Replace Soldiers
Dec 14, 2011 By Jay Menon - aerospace daily and defense report NEW DELHI — Indian scientists are in the process of developing robots to replace human soldiers in the near future as part of the country’s unmanned warfare system. A new research facility...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:30

Hamilton Sundstrand selected for KC-390
15 December 2011 - by the Shephard News Team Embraer Defense and Security has selected Hamilton Sundstrand to supply the Electric Power Generating System for the new KC-390 being developed by Embraer with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). Hamilton Sundstrand,...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:30

Companies Bid For Aegis 16 Upgrade Work
Defense Department file photo Dec 15, 2011 By Michael Fabey - aerospace daily and defense report The competition is on for the Aegis 16 upgrade program, meant to provide more open architecture and greater capability for the vaunted ship-shield and combat...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:25

Export licence granted for the Patria Nemo mortar system
15.12.2011 Patria - army-guide.com The Council of State of Finland granted an export licence for 36 Patria Nemo mortar systems. These had been selected as one of the weapon systems for the General Dynamics Land Systems vehicle, as part of the US Government...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:20

U.S. Air Force to Receive a More Powerful ‘Predator C Plus’
Predator C 'Avenger'. Photo: General Atomics December 15, 2011 Tamir Eshel - defense-update.com The U.S. Air force has awarded General Atomics a contract to build a third prototype of the stealthy Predator C Avenger unmanned aircraft. General Atomics...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:15

Thales: two strategic moves towards alliances in the defence industry
15 December 2011 thalesgroup.com Thales raises its participation in DCNS capital At a meeting of its board of directors held on 15 December 2011, Thales decided to exercise its option to increase its participation in the capital of DCNS to 35%. Thales...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:10

Japan Delays Fighter Decision By a Week
December 15, 20111 DEFENSETECH So the other day, reports surfaced claiming that Japan was going to choose Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter this week to replace its oldest F-4 Phantoms and F-15 Eagles. Needless to say, one of the U.S.’ biggest...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:05

Companies pair for UAV business
ROME, Dec. 15 (UPI) Two European companies are exploring possible cooperation to become leaders in the design and manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles. Cassidian, on behalf of EADS Deutschland GmbH, and Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A. of Italy, said their...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 08:00

Britain's Armed Forces face a new enemy
Staying vigilant: Nato troops on patrol in Afghanistan after a bombing Photo: AFP 15 Dec 2011 By Michael Clarke THE TELEGRAPH Cost-cutting and the euro crisis are real and present dangers for Britain's hard-pressed Armed Forces. The Chief of the Defence...
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16 décembre 2011 5 16 /12 /décembre /2011 07:55

Russia’s participation in NATO summit not decided yet
WASHINGTON, December 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia’s participation in the 2012 Russia-NATO Council summit in Chicago has not been decided yet as it depends on the U.S. position concerning the missile defense shield, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 19:00

ISAF receives information upgrade package
15 December 2011 - by Beth Stevenson - Shepard Group The NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A) has successfully achieved a fully virtualised information services infrastructure for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan....
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:55

Kratos wins P-8A contract
15 December 2011 - by the Shephard News Team A subsidiary of Kratos Defense & Security solutions, Herley Industries, has been awarded a contract by a major US prime contractor for the production of Integrated Microwave Assemblies (IMAs) to be used in...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:50

Un groupe aéronaval russe se ravitaille en Ecosse
source french.ruvr.ru 15 décembre 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Le groupe aéronaval russe conduit par le porte-avions lourd Admiral Kouznetsov continuera de progresser vers la Méditerranée en passant par l’océan Atlantique après...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:45

S.Korea unveils interceptor missile
December 15th, 2011 MDAA Source AFP SEOUL — South Korea on Thursday unveiled a locally made interceptor missile designed to counter North Korean ballistic missiles and fighter jets. The new Iron Hawk-II surface-to-air missile, with a range of up to 40...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:40

Swedish Defense Forces Purchase Two Additional REMUS 100 AUVs
December 15, 2011 defpro.com Pocasset, MA | The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has purchased two Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) from Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of AUVs. The REMUS...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:35

Without the Army AirSea Battle Will Fail
source defencetalk.com Dec. 15, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Lexington Institute; issued December 14, 2011) There seems to be only two topics of conversation in Washington defense circles today. One is sequestration. Regarding sequestration, there...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:30

Joint STARS Makes First Flight with New Engines
photo US Air Force Dec. 15, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Northrop Grumman Corp.; issued December 14, 2011) Northrop Grumman's Joint STARS Takes to the Sky with New Engines MELBOURNE, Fla. --- Northrop Grumman's E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:25

Lockheed Wins $72M for MH-60R Cockpits
photo US Navy Dec. 15, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued December 14, 2011) Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded a $72,200,480 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:20

Boeing Wins $50M to Upgrade Saudi AWACS
source defpro.com Dec. 15, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued December 14, 2011) The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $50,370,939 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, time-and-material contract for the...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:15

Taïwan abandonne l’idée d’acheter des sous-marins aux USA et se tourne vers la piste locale
15 décembre 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Taïwan a abandonné l’idée d’acheter des sous-marins classiques auprès des États-Unis et devrait se lancer dans un programme de construction locale, avec une assistance étrangère, indique...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:10

PM Visit: India to Buy 42 ‘Upgraded’ Sukhois
photo g4sp Dec. 15, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Express India; published Dec. 15, 2011) NEW DELHI --- After negotiating for more than a year, India has firmed up an order with Russia for the purchase of 42 upgraded Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft to strengthen...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:05

Belarus gets surface-to-air missiles from Russia
MINSK, December 15 (RIA Novosti) Belarus has taken delivery of the first consignment of advanced Tor-M2 antiaircraft missile systems from Russia, Belarusian Defense Minister Yury Zhadobin said on Thursday. “The first two units arrived yesterday,” he told...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 18:00

HP reflects on Libyan AMPA deployment
15 December 2011 - by Beth Stevenson – Flight Global Hewlett Packard (HP) has provided details regarding the UK RAF’s deployment of an enhanced version of its Advanced Mission Planning Aid (AMPA) during Operation Ellamy in Libya. Speaking to Shephard...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 17:55

Moscou aiderait l'Iran en cas de frappes israélo-américaines (Nezavissimaïa gazeta)
MOSCOU, 15 décembre - RIA Novosti La situation géopolitique autour de la Syrie et de l’Iran pousse la Russie à optimiser d’urgence ses forces armées en Transcaucasie, dans la mer Caspienne et dans les régions de la Méditerranée et de la mer Noire, écrit...
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15 décembre 2011 4 15 /12 /décembre /2011 17:50

L'armée américaine se retire officiellement d'Irak
15/12/2011 Aerocontact BAGDAD, 15 décembre (Reuters) - Près de neuf ans après l'intervention contre le régime de Saddam Hussein, l'armée américaine a officiellement marqué jeudi la fin de sa présence en Irak en repliant symboliquement un drapeau militaire...
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