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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 17:05

ALE-55 Towed Fighter Decoys for US Navy, Australia
AN/ALE-55 (photo : BAE System) 29.07.2011 DEFENSE STUDIES First full-rate production order, for USA and Australia. The AN/ALE-55 (V) is a related system made by BAE, consisting of an electronic frequency converter (EFC) and a fiber optic towed decoy (FOTD)....
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 17:00

The Navy's Newest $100 Million Amphibious Ship has been Tagged "HMAS Lemon Scented" (Australia)
HMAS Lemon Scented ex RFA Largs Bay (photo : The Daily Telegraph) 29.07.2011 DEFENSE STUDIES THE navy's newest $100 million amphibious ship has been tagged "HMAS Lemon Scented" after a major inspection earlier this year uncovered a raft of serious technical...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:55

Un Français commandant adjoint de l’opération anti-piraterie de l’UE
(crédit : Eunavfor Atalanta / UE) 29 juillet 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (BRUXELLES2) Le contre-amiral français Christian Canova est devenu le commandant adjoint au QG de Northwood (près de Londres) de l’opération de lutte anti-piraterie de l’Union...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:55

Thales et Dassault Aviation moderniseront les Mirage indiens
Mirage 2000 de l'armée française 29 juillet 2011 par Ana Lutzky L'USINE NOUVELLE Les groupes français Thales et Dassault Aviation ont annoncé ce vendredi 29 juillet avoir décroché un contrat avec l'armée indienne. Objet du contrat : la modernisation de...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:50

LCS readied for sea trials
shown here is sister-ship USS Freedom underway MARINETTE, Wis., July 29 (UPI) The U.S. Navy's third littoral combat ship is being readied for sea trials in the autumn by Lockheed Martin's LCS program team. The USS Fort Worth, the second ship of the Freedom...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:49

Airborne View of the Ukraine
7/28/2011 STRATEGY PAGE Staff Sgt. Travis Surber, a native of Franklin County, Va., and a paratrooper with the 173rd Brigade Combat TeamÂ’s Battle Company of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, parachutes out of a C-130 Hercules Transport Aircraft...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:45

China expresses opposition to U.S. arms sales to Taiwan
2011-07-29 (China Military News cited from Xinhua) A senior Chinese official on Thursday expressed opposition to U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, saying it harms China-U.S. relations, and is negative to the development of cross-strait relations. During his...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:40

Allen-Vanguard to deliver counter-IED ensemble to Canada
photo allenvanguard.com July 29, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP Source: Allen-Vanguard Allen-Vanguard announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide the Canadian Forces with a fully integrated solution for personal protection against explosives, including...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:35

Lockheed Martin HALE-D Airship’s First Flight
HALE-D image Lockheed Martin 28/07/2011 by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert A Lockheed Martin-built pilotless reconnaissance airship design took to the skies for the first time on 27 July 2011. Unfortunately, the test flight didn't quite go...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:30

Carrier block unveiled at Clyde shipyard
Mammoth carrier block ready to be unveiled 29 Jul 2011 | Ref. 142/2011 BAE Systems Glasgow, United Kingdom: Workers at BAE Systems will today move the huge mid section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy,...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:30

A7 Helmet Systems Unveils New Bison Model Helmet Liner
Jul 29, 2011 ASDNews Source : A7 Helmet Systems A7 Helmet Systems, LLC, a holding of Angel 7 Industries, today released its newest helmet-liner system, the K9-13X Bison, which offers not only the exceptional blunt-impact protection and stability for which...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 16:25

Cassidian re-shapes its organization to address new markets
Unterschleißheim, 29 July 2011 Cassidian Cassidian adapts its organization in order to create a further empowered and streamlined customer-oriented structure across the globe. The new organization is based on two pillars: customer proximity and programme...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:50

F-35C Launches to New Milestone
July 29th, 2011 By US Navy, DEFENCE TALK The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) completed its first steam catapult launch July 27 marking another milestone toward initial ship trials in 2013. A TC-13 Mod 2 test steam catapult was used to launch F-35C test...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:45

USMC to Test Communications-jamming Device
28 Jul 2011 By DAVE MAJUMDAR DefenseNews A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jump jet squadron is set to conduct trials on the services' new Intrepid Tiger II communications intelligence and jamming pod next month. The device is an open-architecture, commercially...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:40

Indo-French army drill in October
source france24.com Jul 29, 2011, THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: After joint naval and air force war games, India and France will now hold an army exercise, 'Shakti', at Chaubatia, near Ranikhet, in September-October. "The exercise between the two armies...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:35

DDG 1000 Program Tests Integrated Power System
Jul 29, 2011 By Joseph Battista, Naval Sea Systems Command Public Affairs - ASDNews Source : US Navy Philadelphia - The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) observed live tests of the DDG 1000 Integrated Power System (IPS) at the Land Based Test Site at Naval...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:35

Panorama des porte-avions : 21 porte-avions en services au monde, dont 11 aux Etats-Unis
photo PA CDG - Marine Nationale 29 juillet 2011, Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS On compte actuellement 21 porte-avions en service dans le monde, dont 11 aux Etats-Unis. Par sa puissance, sa mobilité, son autonomie et la variété de ses...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:30

GD Scout SV Begins to Take Shape With Joining of Turret to Test Base Unit
Jul 29, 2011 ASDNews Source : General Dynamics Corporation London, United Kingdom - Little over a year since signing the Specialist Vehicle (SV) contract between the UK Ministry of Defence and General Dynamics UK, the first test version of the reconnaissance...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:30

China confirms naval pilot training underway
29/07/11 By Greg Waldron SOURCE:Flight International China has officially confirmed that its new aircraft carrier will be used for training and scientific research, and that naval pilot training is underway. "China is making use of an old aircraft carrier...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 11:00

Drones: Gallois ne comprend pas l'État
29/07/2011 Lefigaro.fr avec agences Le président exécutif d'EADS, Louis Gallois, a déclaré vendredi avoir "des difficultés à comprendre" le choix du gouvernement français concernant le renouvellement des drones de son armée, pour lequel il a préféré Dassault...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 06:55

Britain spent £18 billion on war in Afghanistan, figures show
28 Jul 2011 By Thomas Harding, Defence Correspondent THE TELEGRAPH Britain has spent more than £18 billion on the war in Afghanistan and significantly underestimated the cost of the campaign in Libya, it emerged yesterday. The five-year conflict in Helmand...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 06:50

U.S. in talks with NATO states on deployment of radar system in Europe
WASHINGTON, July 29 (RIA Novosti) The United States is in talks with a number of NATO states on the deployment of a radar system as part of its mooted missile shield in Europe, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of State said. "We're talking to a number...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 06:50

2e séminaire « Perspectives stratégiques en Eurasie » 13 octobre 2011
28.07.2011 IHEDN « Au carrefour de l’Europe, de l’Asie et du monde musulman, l’Eurasie, zone riche en ressources naturelles, est porteuse de très forts enjeux politiques et stratégiques mais également économiques et commerciaux... Fort du succès rencontré...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 06:45

OSHKOSH: F-16 damaged after runway overrun
28/07/11 SOURCE:Flightglobal.com A Lockheed Martin F-16 was damaged after overrunning the runway on 28 July at the AirVenture fly-in in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Details of the incident were not immediately available. The F-16C belonging to the 100th Fighter...
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29 juillet 2011 5 29 /07 /juillet /2011 06:40

U.S. Lawmakers Order New LCS Study
27 Jul 2011 By CHRISTOPHER P. CAVAS DefenseNews Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., recently rebuffed by the U.S. Navy in asking the service to review its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, has turned to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to further...
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