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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 17:10

Britain reviewing contracting procedure
Oct 12, 2011 London (UPI) –SpaceWar.com Britain's military could save hundreds of millions of dollars by introducing new rules governing single-source equipment contracts, officials said. The Ministry of Defense said the conclusion was drawn in a review...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 17:05

Lockheed Martin Awarded VNsight Sensor Production Contract for the Apache Helicopter
Oct 13, 2011 Orlando FL (SPX) The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $19 million follow-on production contract for the VNsight low-light-level TV capability for Apache attack helicopters. The VNsight visible/near infrared sensor provides Apache pilots...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 17:00

Aerostat system detects cruise missiles and supports engagement
The system is primarily designed to detect, track and support engagements of cruise missiles and other air breathing aircraft. Oct 13, 2011 Tewkbury MA (SPX) Raytheon's aerostat system - Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Elevated Netted Sensors (JLENS)...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:55

First MEADS Battle Manager Begins Integration Testing in the United States
The first MEADS battle manager, mounted on a U.S. FMTV chassis, has begun integration testing at the MEADS Verification Facility in Orlando, Fla. It will be fully tested with other hardware components in a simulation environment to prepare it for upcoming...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:50

The Flat Screen Factor
source defense update October 13, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE In wartime, things happen fast. This includes a major overhaul of how combat unit headquarters look. They look a lot different than they did two decades ago. The driving force behind of this is new...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:45

Government and Northrop Grumman Sign Global Supply Chain Agreement
October 12, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Australian Department of Defence; issued October 12, 2011) Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the Federal Government would set up a team to help Australian companies access the global...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:40

Ukrainian scientists use bacteria for bomb disposal
SEVASTOPOL/ MOSCOW, October 13 (RIA Novosti) Ukrainian scientists have developed a unique explosives-disposal technology involving the use of bacteria, a researcher said on Thursday. It takes between 15 and 115 days for bacteria to “convert” an explosive...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:35

Bulgaria to Host South Eastern Europe Simulation Exercise SEESIM 12
October 13, 2011 defpro.com A conference on the specifications of the computer-assisted exercise of the countries from South Eastern Europe SEESIM 12 is being held in the Boyana Residence. The forum enjoys the participation of over 90 Bulgarian and foreign...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 16:30

50ème séance inaugurale de l’école des applications militaires de l’énergie atomique
13/10/2011 defense.gouv.fr Vendredi 14 octobre 2011, l’école des applications militaires de l’énergie atomique (EAMEA) organise sa 50ème séance inaugurale à Cherbourg (50), présidée par le général Jean-Paul Paloméros, chef d’état-major de l’armée de l’air....
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:55

At AUSA 2011 the French Company Nexter displays its 155mm wheeled self-propelled gun Caesar.
source armyrecognition.com The Nexter Caesar 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer is currently deployed in Afghanistan within the French armed forces October 12, 2011, armyrecognition.com At AUSA 2011 (United States Army Annual Meeting & Exposition),...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:35

Rafale: Juppé pour dénouer l'affaire aux Emirats, et le dénouement proche en Inde
13.10.2011 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense Rafale, la saga continue. Après le Brésil et la Suisse, les EAU et l'Inde. Episode émirati. Selon mes confrères des Echos, le ministre des Affaires étrangères Alain Juppé a été placé en première ligne pour...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:30

Les POMLT néerlandaises font halte dans le Périgord sur la route de l'Afghanistan
13.10.2011 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense Après quatre années d'opérations dans la province d'Uruzgan, les troupes néerlandaises ont quitté l'Afghanistan en août 2010. Des 1 950 soldats déployés ne sont alors restés que 160 militaires de l'armée de...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:25

Cassidian and NGC present 1st EURO HAWK for German Armed Forces
Oct 13, 2011 ASDNews Source : European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. EURO HAWK(r), the premier Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for the German Armed Forces, was presented today to government officials and media...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:20

Alcoa Defense to Supply ArmX Aluminum Armor Kits to Oshkosh for HEMTT
photo oshkoshdefense.com Oct 13, 2011 ASDNews Source : Alcoa Washington - Alcoa announced today that it will supply ArmX aluminum armor kits to Oshkosh Defense for the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A4. The c-kit armor provides blast protection...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:10

Textron Marine & Land Systems Awarded Armored Security Vehicle Reset Contract
October 13, 2011 defpro.com Program To Quickly and Efficiently Refurbish and Return Hundreds of ASVs to Field Operations NEW ORLEANS | Textron Marine & Land Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that it...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:05

16 Air Assault Brigade prepares for rapid reaction role
Soldiers from the 3 PARA Battle Group patrol with Scimitar armoured vehicles of the Household Cavalry Regiment during Exercise Joint Warrior Picture: Mark Owens, MOD 2011 More pictures HERE
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 12:00

Military satellite delayed again by a year (India)
Indian armed forces are still to get their own dedicated surveillance and communication satellites despite several years of promises and plans. Oct 13, 2011 Rajat Pandit, THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: PM Manmohan Singh may wax eloquent that the military...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:55

Frasca Simulators Installed at AFB in Afghanistan
Oct 13, 2011 ASDNews Source : Frasca International Six Frasca flight simulators installed in portable trailers have been delivered to the Shindand Air Force Base in Afghanistan for use by the Afghanistan National Army Air Corps for training. As part of...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:50

Northrop Grumman Awarded Production Contract to Supply Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds System for Next-Generation U.K. Aircraft Carriers
LONDON -- Oct. 12, 2011 – GLOBE NEWSWIRE Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a full production contract for the Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds (NLSS) signaling system for the Royal Navy's next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers....
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:45

Pilatus Aircraft Introduce the PC-12 Spectre Special Mission Aircraft
The PC-12NG Spectre special mission aircraft from Pilatus. Photo: Pilatus Aircraft 13.10.2011 DEFENSE UPDATE The growing demand for special mission aircraft has raised the interest in the PC-12NG / Spectre platform from the Swiss company Pilatus. At the...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:40

Small Weapons for Light Fighters
In the recent weapon test campaign AT-6 completed firing of 2.75” unguided rockets, conducted captive carry test with guided 2.75" rockets and dropped general purpose bombs, four GBU-12, and four GBU-58 laser guided bombs (LGB - above), all LGBs scored...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:35

$8 Million to Upgrade the Austeyr Rifle
F88 Austeyr rifle (photo : Aus DoD) 13.10.2011 DEFENSE STUDIES The Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the next stage of the project to update the Austeyr rifle used by Australian soldiers. “This $8 million investment will produce...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 11:30

Russian-U.S. naval anti-terror exercises begin in Pacific
VLADIVOSTOK, October 13 (RIA Novosti) The Russian and the United States navies began joint anti-terrorism exercises near the Mariana Islands on Thursday, a Russian Pacific Fleet spokesman said. The Russian task force is led by the Varyag guided missile...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 07:55

European Union Military Committee visits EDA
Ms. Arnould and Gen. Håkan Syrén Brussels - 12 October 2011 EDA News The European Union Military Committee (EUMC) permanent Military Representatives (MilReps) visited EDA today. This informal meeting was an opportunity to discuss on Pooling & Sharing-related...
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13 octobre 2011 4 13 /10 /octobre /2011 07:50

La France a étudié l'acquisition du porte-avions HMS Queen Elizabeth
Le HMS Queen Elizabeth devait mettre en oeuvre des F-35B crédits : ROYAL NAVY 13/10/2011 MER et MARINE Comme nous l'évoquions fin 2010 suite à la décision du gouvernement britannique de ne conserver que l'un des ses deux futurs porte-avions issus du projet...
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