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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 12:10

Cambodia to Acquire Z-9 Helicopters for US $ 195 Million
Z-9 helicopter (photo : Weimeng) 23.08.2011 DEFENSE STUDIES Deals with China inked CAMBODIA agreed to acquire Chinese-made Z-9 helicopters for US$195 million in one of 26 memorandums of understanding agreed by the two countries on Saturday. Cooperation...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 12:05

L'Iran dévoile un nouveau missile anti-navires
source armyrecognition.com 23/08/2011 OLJ/Agences - lorientlejour.com Le président iranien Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a dévoilé mardi un nouveau missile anti-navires de 200 km de portée, baptisé Ghader, a annoncé le site internet de la télévision d'Etat. Ghader,...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 12:00

Turkey holding rival talks on aircraft with Koreans, Swedes
source trdefence.com August 22, 2011 ÜMİT ENGİNSOY– Hürriyet Daily News ANKARA - Besides an ongoing plan to develop a fighter jet program with the US or Europe, Turkey is seeking to broaden its fleet with a second option. South Korea’s KAI and Sweden’s...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:55

The First MH-130J
August 23, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE This month, U.S. SOCOM (Special Operations Command) is receiving the first of 85 MC-130J transports. This is part of a U.S. Air Force purchase of over a hundred of the new models, to replace 200 worn out C-130Es. Thus the...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:50

Simulation Breakthrough
August 23, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $50 million to begin upgrading their infantry combat training gear. This means that their laser tag (MILES) gear will be replaced with more capable stuff, which be more reliable and capable...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:45

iRobot receives $21 million order from the U.S. Navy
iRobot 510 PackBot 23.08.2011 iRobot army-guide.com BEDFORD, Mass. -- iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has received a $21 million order from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). This is the fourth order under...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:40

DARPA Hypersonic Vehicle Splash Down Confirmed
Aug 23, 2011 ASDNews Source : DARPA On Thursday, 11 August, the HTV-2 experienced a flight anomaly post perigee and into the vehicle's climb. The anomaly prompted the vehicle's autonomous flight safety system to use the craft's aerodynamic systems to...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:35

2nd Boeing-built GPS IIF Satellite Enters Service with USAF
source livingstonegeo.blogspot.com Aug 23, 2011 ASDNews Source : The Boeing Company El Segundo, Calif. - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that the second of 12 GPS IIF satellites the company is building for the U.S. Air Force has achieved operational...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 11:30

F-35C Completes Jet Blast Deflector Testing
Aug 23, 2011 ASDNews Source : Naval Air Systems Command Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. - The F-35C is another step closer to initial ship trials on an aircraft carrier at sea. The F-35 integrated test force completed jet blast deflector...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 05:50

Iran to unveil new cruise missiles in August
2011-08-21 English.news.cn Editor: Mu Xuequan TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian Defense Ministry will unveil the new generation of its long-range cruise missiles later in August, local satellite Press TV reported Saturday. Mohammad Eslami, deputy...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 05:45

Arctique: les Forces canadiennes veulent une motoneige furtive
21 août 2011 Andy Blatchford La Presse Canadienne Montréal - Le ministère de la Défense nationale projette de mettre au point une nouvelle motoneige furtive aux fins d'opérations secrètes dans l'Arctique canadien, une somme de 550 000 $ ayant été mise...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 05:40

India plans to develop solar-powered UAVs
August 21, 2011 Press Trust of India, ndtv.com New Delhi: India is planning to develop solar-powered unmanned flying machines with the capability of remaining airborne for at least a month in all weather conditions. "We are looking forward to develop...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 05:35

Armed Shadow UAV To Fly Within Two Years
Photo: US Army Aug 22, 2011 By Graham Warwick Aerospace daily and defense report U.S. Marine Corps plans to arm the AAI RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft have cleared NATO treaty compliance hurdles. The service now expects to conduct a field user...
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23 août 2011 2 23 /08 /août /2011 05:30

Lockheed Martin Team Begins Construction of U.S. Navy's Next Littoral Combat Ship
USS Freedom (LCS 1) departs for maiden deployment. (Photo: U.S. Navy) August 22, 2011 defpro.com MARINETTE, Wis. | A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team has begun construction on the United States' fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at Marinette...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 19:00

Afghanistan : soutien logistique par voie aérienne
22/08/2011 Armée de Terre Depuis le Tadjikistan, un équipage du 1er régiment du train parachutiste (1er RTP) assure en permanence le soutien logistique par voie aérienne des unités de la Task Force La Fayette, en Afghanistan. Largage d'une P4 sur palette...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 18:45

BrahMos sets the ‘gold standard’ for Russian-Indian defence projects
Konstantin Makiyenko, (Military expert), Odnako magazine August 22, 2011 indrus.in There has been a lot of talk recently about growing competition on India’s arms market, which is crucial for Russia. In Soviet times, Russia supplied some 75-80 per cent...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 18:40

Un amiral chinois dément que la Chine mette son porte-avions en service l’an prochain
22 août 2011 PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Par Rédacteur en chef. Un amiral chinois a déclaré samedi que la Chine ne mettrait probablement pas en service prochainement son porte-avions, démentant les rumeurs que le bâtiment soit admis au service actif l’an...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 18:35

BAE Systems Hits Delivery Milestone for Thermal Weapon Sights
22 Aug 2011 | Ref. 154/2011 BAE Systems LEXINGTON, Massachusetts — BAE Systems has now delivered its 100,000th thermal weapon sight to the U.S. Army in support of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The sights are widely used on rifles, machine...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 18:30

UK continues Hawk flight suspension after Red Arrows crash
The Red Arrows completed their second display at the Bournemouth Air Festival before the accident happened – photo Robert Timoney/Rex Features 22/08/11 By Craig Hoyle SOURCE:Flightglobal.com The UK is continuing a safety inspection of its BAE Systems...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:40

“Blue Cluster” underway
22 August 2011 by defenceWeb Southern African Development Community air forces have assembled at South African Air Force Bases Hoedspruit and Makhado in Limpopo for a joint and multinational simulated humanitarian relief exercise, codenamed Blue Cluster....
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:35

New Zealand struggles with Seasprite sustainment
photo Royal New Zealand Navy 22/08/11 By Greg Waldron SOURCE:Flight International New Zealand is finding its five Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite helicopters increasingly difficult to maintain, with the issue resulting in fewer flight hours than targeted....
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:30

Tomahawk hits program milestone
source thebaynet.com August 22, 2011 defpro.com USS Normandy conducts Tomahawk missile 500th operational test launch PATUXENT RIVER, Md. | The U.S. Navy marked 500 test flights for the Tomahawk Weapons System, in service for more than 30 years, July 20....
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:25

Israeli Defense Minister: Two more Iron Dome batteries to be acquired
Iron Dome battery. (Photo: IDF, Ori Shifrin) August 22, 2011 defpro.com Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak visited an Iron Dome battery in southern Israel on Sunday (August 21). The battery successfully intercepted around ten rockets launched at Israel...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:20

Kratos receives M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank contract
source army-technology.com August 22, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has received a new multi-million dollar contract award from CAE USA for M1A2 Abrams...
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22 août 2011 1 22 /08 /août /2011 17:15

Saab support-agreement with Eurocopter
source naval-technology.com August 22, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP The defence and security company Saab has recently signed a framework agreement with Eurocopter for support of their NH90 helicopters. Eurocopter is the largest owner in the consortium NHIndustries,...
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