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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:50

Public consultation launched on dismantling nuclear-powered submarines
HMS Trafalgar's fin emerges from the Solent Picture: Leading Airman (Photographer) Dave Husbands, MOD 2005 27 Oct 11 UK MoD - A Defence Policy and Business news article The Ministry of Defence will tomorrow start a period of public consultation on the...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:50

Thales - Safran : pourquoi les Sagem se rebiffent
27.10.2011 Vincent Lamigeon, journaliste à Challenges – Blog Supersonique C’est un conflit social dont Safran se serait bien passé. Les salariés de Sagem Défense-Sécurité (photo Daniel Linares / Sagem), filiale de Safran, ont à nouveau débrayé ce matin,...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:45

Défense antimissiles : les Européens doivent (re)devenir les principaux acteurs de la stratégie de l’OTAN avant Chicago
source theatrum-belli.com 27.10.11 Point de vue - par Note de la FRS n° 15/11, Camille Grand et Bruno Gruselle, 11 octobre 2011 Le 20 novembre 2010, les chefs d'État et de gouvernement des pays membres de l'Alliance atlantique en endossant le nouveau...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:40

CEMA : l’amiral Guillaud au Qatar pour une réunion sur la Libye
source defense.gouv.fr 27/10/2011 Sources : EMA L'amiral Edouard Guillaud, chef d'état-major des armées (CEMA) s'est rendu à Doha le 26 octobre 2011 pour une réunion de travail sur la Libye qui réunissait un certain nombre de ses homologues, en présence...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:35

German Route-clearance System Deploys
Photo: Rheinmetall Oct 27, 2011 By Nicholas Fiorenza - defense technology international Berlin - The German military is deploying to Afghanistan the German Route Clearing Package, which is designed to detect mines and improvised explosive devices (IED)...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:30

NATO Tests Manta System, Indra’s Aircraft Protection Solution Against MANPADs
source news.xinhuanet.com October 27, 2011 defpro.com MANTA is ready to be implemented onboard aircrafts, as proved through the tests conducted by the Alliance in France Madrid | The MANTA system, a solution developed by Indra to protect aircraft from...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:25

Replacing AWACs With UAVs?
10/27/2011 Neil Waghorn - defenceiq.com As you’ve probably read before on Defence IQ, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has exploded over the last decade and, according to the 2011 US Aircraft Procurement Plan, the number of platform types is...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:20

Turkish ANKA MALE UAV Successfully Continues Flight Tests
source hurriyetdailynews.com October 27, 2011 defpro.com Ankara | Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) is pleased to announce that Turkish MALE UAV “ANKA”, produced at TAI’s facilities in Ankara, Turkey, successfully completed its fifth test flight...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:15

China to update military conscription system
2011-10-27 (China Military News cited from PLA Daily ) China's Ministry of Defense held a monthly press conference on Oct. 26. At the conference, the spokesman Yang Yujun answered a question about reviewing the amendment to China’s military conscription...
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28 octobre 2011 5 28 /10 /octobre /2011 07:10

Third Sukhoi T -50 stealth fighter ‘to fly soon’
MOSCOW, October 27 (RIA Novosti) - Russia’s third prototype Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter will be ready to take to the skies in the near future, a military industry source said on Thursday. “It will fly when the designers are absolutely confident...
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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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