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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:05

Les sous-marins nucléaires britanniques pourraient être démantelés en Ecosse
Seven disused submarines are stored at Babcock's Rosyth dockyard in Fife - source BBC 27 octobre 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Les sous-marins nucléaires britanniques désarmés pourraient être démantelés en Ecosse, selon une enquête...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:05

Russia wants guarantees on Libya's loose weapons
A Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighter fires with a heavy machine gun during a battle in the streets of Sirte on October 7, 2011 (AFP Photo / Ahmad Al-Rubaye) 27 October, 2011, Robert Bridge, RT.com Russia has proposed a draft resolution...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:00

New Destroyer Zumwalt Shaping Up
The Zumwalt's wave-piercing hull is starting to take shape. The ship's bow will be at right. (General Dynamics Bath Iron Works) Oct 2011 By CHRISTOPHER P. CAVAS DefenseNews A big chunk of what will become the largest destroyer ever built has been moved...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:55

Australia Launches F-35 Review
photo USAF 27 Oct 2011By NIGEL PITTAWAY DefenseNews FORT WORTH, Texas -Australian government officials have begun auditing the F-35 program because of concerns that the first tranche of aircraft would not be delivered on schedule, Lockheed Martin officials...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:50

India Buys 204 Armoured Recovery Vehicles
The WZT-3, built on a T-72M hull, will provide the manufacture basis for India’s new recovery vehicles 10/27/2011 Richard de Silva - defenceiq.com India’s Army is set to receive 204 armoured recovery and repair vehicles to provide support to its T-72...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:45

AAI Delivers Aerosonde and Orbiter Unmanned Aircraft Systems to the U.S. Army’s CERDEC
October 27, 2011 defense-unmanned.com (Source: Textron Systems; issued October 26, 2011) HUNT VALLEY, Md. --- AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) announced today that it has delivered an Aerosonde Mark 4.7 Small Unmanned Aircraft System and an Orbiter...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:40

Tanker Aircraft - Europe’s great missing force multiplier
10/24/2011 Robert Knapp - Defence Dateline Group - defenceiq.com The ongoing NATO intervention in Libya has brought to the fore an issue which has plagued European air forces since the Kosovo air campaign - a chronic shortage of tanker aircraft. Despite...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:35

Norwegian Maintenance Agency To Go Private
27 Oct 2011 By GERARD O'DWYER DefenseNews HELSINKI - Norway's Ministry of Defense has approved a plan to transform the Luftforsvarets Hovedverksted Kjeller (LHK) - which provides aircraft and weapons maintenance and assembly services, and operates under...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:30

Korean Coast Guard Selects Rolls-Royce Equipment for 15 New Vessels
Oct. 27, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Rolls-Royce plc; issued October 26, 2011) Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been selected by the South Korean Coast Guard to supply Azimuth thrusters for a new fleet of 15 tugs. The contract,...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:25

Navantia Delivers Second BAM Ship, ‘Rayo’, in Rota
Oct. 27, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source Navantia; issued Oct. 26, 2011) (Issued in Spanish only; unofficial translation by defense-aerospace.com) Navantia on October 26, at the Rota Naval Base, delivered the Maritime Action Ship (BAM) "Lightning",...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:20

Chinook crews fly 'All Night Long'
Oct 27, 2011 ASDNews By Spc. Darriel Swatts Source : US Army Camp Taji, Iraq - Chinook helicopters with B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, flew more than 1,100 hours moving personnel and cargo last month around Iraq. The Chinooks are also...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:15

Super Tucano Receives FAA Certification in the US
Oct 27, 2011 ASDNews Source : Embraer - Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. São Paulo - The Super Tucano light attack and advanced training turboprop was certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), last week. This specific certification...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:10

Poland Ditches Military Jet Tender
Oct 27, 2011 By Gabriela Baczynska/Reuters - AviationWeek.com WARSAW - Poland has scrapped a 1.45 billion zloty ($456 million) tender for training-combat aircraft in which Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) had faced off against Italy’s Alenia Aermacchi...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:05

IAF Picks Boeing’s Apache Longbow Combat Chopper (excerpt)
The Indian media is reporting that the Longbow Apache has won India’s tender for 22 attack helicopters, as the competing Mil Mi-28N was ruled out. (UK MoD file photo) Oct. 26, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Press Trust of India; published Oct. 27,...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 06:00

BAE Wins $168M for DDG 1002’s Gun Systems
(USN illustration) Oct. 26, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued October 26, 2011) BAE Systems, U.S. Combat Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $73,000,000 fixed-price incentive-fee firm target undefinitized...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:55

Defense Acquisitions: Future Ground-Based Vehicles and Network Initiatives Face Development and Funding Challenges
Oct. 26, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Government Accountability Office; issued Oct. 26, 2011) (Testimony by Belva M. Martin, GAO director, acquisition and sourcing management, before the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, House Committee...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:50

Washington dément avoir vendu des avions de combat F-16 au Caire pour obtenir la libération de Grapel
A five-ship formation of Egyptian AF F-16C Block 40s (a.o. #9981, #9969)over the pyramids. These aircraft were delivered from 1994 to 1995 under the Peace Vector IV program. The day-glo panels help distinguish them from F-16s from neighbouring countries....
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:45

Libye : point de situation n° 49 (Sources : EMA)
photo defense.gouv.fr 27/10/2011 Sources : EMA Point de situation hebdomadaire du 27 octobre 2011. Entre le 20 et le 27 octobre 2011, le dispositif militaire français a assuré 55 sorties. 20 sorties d’attaque au sol (Rafale Air, Mirage 2000-D, Mirage...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:40

Vietnam-Grande-Bretagne : premier dialogue stratégique à Londres
Le vice-ministre vietnamien des AE Bui Thanh Son et le secrétaire d'Etat du ministère britannique des AE Jeremy Browne. (Photo: Ngan Binh/Vietnam+) 27/10/2011 Vietnam+ La première séance de dialogue stratégique entre le Vietnam et la Grande-Bretagne a...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:35

Saft confirme ses prévisions annuelles
27 octobre 2011 CercleFinance.com Saft a enregistré un chiffre d'affaires de 137,7 millions d'euros au troisième trimestre 2011, en augmentation de 5,6% à taux de change constants et de 1,7% à taux de change courants. Le fabricant de batteries pour l'industrie...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 05:30

Vente d'armes : comment la France "fait du commerce"
Deux mirages 2000 de l'armée indienne (PRAKASH SINGH / AFP) 27-10-11 par Sarah Halifa-Legrand NouvelObs Paris jure qu'il parvient à signer des contrats juteux tout en se faisant le promoteur d'une éthique. Pas question de jouer les saintes nitouches....
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27 octobre 2011 4 27 /10 /octobre /2011 19:35

Urban Warfare Training Center Opens
UWTC, Photo: IDF Website UWTC, Photo: IDF Website 27/10/2011 IsraelDefense Following the lessons learned in 2002’s Operation Defensive Shield and 2006’s Second Lebanon War, the IDF Ground Forces Command built a training center that simulates a modern...
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27 octobre 2011 4 27 /10 /octobre /2011 19:30

Capability Directors met today in Brussels
27 October 2011 Brussels – EDA News The Steering Board in Capability Directors formation met today at the European Defence Agency, in Brussels. Directors discussed EDA’s approach to new Pooling and Sharing projects, ahead of the meeting of Ministers of...
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27 octobre 2011 4 27 /10 /octobre /2011 19:25

Dassault a deux mois pour faire enfin décoller le Rafale à l'export
source secretdefense.blogs.liberation.fr/ 27/10/2011 Michel Cabirol – La Tribune Le constructeur attend d'ici à la fin de l'année, la décision de trois pays : les Emirats arabes unis, l'Inde et la Suisse. La fin de l'année s'annonce cruciale pour l'avenir...
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27 octobre 2011 4 27 /10 /octobre /2011 19:20

L'Arabie saoudite sauve les ventes d'armes françaises en 2010
photo defense.gouv.fr 27/10/2011 Michel Cabirol – La Tribune La France s'est maintenue au quatrième rang mondial des exportateurs l'année dernière. Pourtant porteuse d'espoirs, l'année 2010 avait été une grande déception pour l'industrie de défense française...
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