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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:35

Cobham Awarded US $9.5M Javelin Missile Cooling Components Contract
source armedforces-int.com 29 June 2011 News Release Ref. #393 - cobham.com ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Cobham Life Support has received a follow-on contract for US $9.5 million from Lockheed Martin in support of the Javelin™ missile program. Cobham provides...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:30

PICTURES: Australia gets second KC-30A tanker
29/06/11 By Craig Hoyle SOURCE:Flight International The Royal Australian Air Force's second of five Airbus A330-based KC-30A multi-role tanker transports has been delivered to its Amberley air base in Queensland. Formally accepted by Australia's Defence...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:25

New Zealand opens bids for surplus jet trainers
29/06/11 By Greg Waldron SOURCE:Flight International New Zealand has invited proposals to purchase 17 surplus Aermacchi MB-339CB trainer aircraft, with bids due by 22 August. Following the disbanding of the country's Air Combat Force in 2001, Wellington...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:20

ESC BAZ Introduces Ambush Kits for Hand-Held EO Binoculars
The lightweight, tripod mounted man-portable pan-tilt mount developed by ESC Baz, coupled with remote control unit, to provide standard EO sensors or EO/IR binoculars to be used as remote controlled surveillance sensors without risking operator exposure....
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:15

Libye: La France fournit des armes aux insurgés
29/06/2011 Par LEXPRESS.fr avec AFP Engagées depuis 3 mois en Libye, les autorités françaises ont effectué des parachutages d'armes pour aider les rebelles sur le terrain. Une prise rapide de Tripoli est en jeu. La France semble prête à tout pour accélerer...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:10

Apache Longbow Helicopter Upgrade Launches the Future of Airborne UAV Management
06/28/2011 Neil Waghorn - defenceiq.com The Block III upgrade for the Apache Longbow AH-64D promises to drastically improve one of the best attack helicopter platforms in the world. The upgrade is to include composite main rotor blades, an improved drive...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 17:00

L-3 Awarded U.S. Navy P-3 SMIP Contract
June 28, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: L-3 Communications; issued June 28, 2011) NEW YORK --- L-3 Communications announced today that its Platform Integration division has been competitively awarded an approximately $104 million contract to perform...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 16:55

First Moroccan F-16 pilots to complete training in Arizona
June 29th, 2011 by Air Force News Agency – DEFENCE TALK In July, the Kingdom of Morocco, a strategic partner for U.S. forces in North Africa, will become the 25th country to own and operate F-16s. The pilots tapped to fly them are scheduled to finish...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 16:50

US allocates $145 million to fight terrorism in North Africa
June 29, 2011 defpro.com The United States last week allocated US$145 million worth of military equipment to North and East African nations in order to help combat terrorist threats in the region. The biggest recipients were Burundi and Uganda, which...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 16:45

HBC and ATK to Demonstrate Weapons System
Jun 29, 2011 Paris, France (SPX) Hawker Beechcraft and ATK hasve announced an upcoming demonstration of ATK's Guided Advanced Tactical Rocket (GATR) from HBC's AT-6 Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance (LAAR) aircraft. The demonstration is expected to...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:55

US Army Builds and Tests Future Network During NIE Exercise
Jun 29, 2011 White Sands Missile Range NM (SPX) High in the mountains, infantrymen used smartphone applications to plot their movements and request help for casualties. Driving across the desert below, field artillery Soldiers eyed a computer screen to...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:50

Sikorsky to explore unmanned role for Black Hawk
28/06/11 By John Croft SOURCE:Flight International Sikorsky hopes to demonstrate an optionally piloted resupply mission using a fly-by-wire-equipped UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopter by the end of this year. Jeff Pino, president of the Connecticut-based...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:45

Indian navy considering Northrop's MQ-4C BAMS
source unmanned.co.uk 29/06/11 By Greg Waldron SOURCE:Flight International Northrop Grumman is pitching its MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system to the Indian navy. Earlier this year the company responded to an Indian...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:40

Defence IQ organise un évènement sur les véhicules blindés en Inde pour créer de nouvelles opportunités commerciales
LONDRES, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire Alors que l'armée indienne est soumise à l'un des programmes les plus vastes du monde dans le cadre de la modernisation des véhicules blindés,Defence IQ organisera Armoured Vehicles India2011 pour faciliter les opportunités...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:35

Taiwan reçoit ses nouveaux F-CK-1 Ching-Kuo
29.06.2011 par Edouard Maire INFO-AVIATION Le 26 juin, Taïwan a pu recevoir son premier lot d’avions de combat F-CK-1C/D Hsiung Ying mis à niveau et destinés à la force aérienne 443 dans le centre de Taichung pour le 30 juin. Cette livraison intervient...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:30

UK still trusts aged systems for EOD missions
June 29, 2011 Beth Stevenson, SHEPARD GROUP London - Reflecting on the UK's experiences in conflicts such as Northern Ireland, a military official has argued that the fundamental concept of EOD ROV deployment in theatre is the same now as it was then....
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:25

Cougar Launch
June 29, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE ARABIAN SEA (June 25, 2011) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Cougars of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 139 catapults from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing (CVW)...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:20

Russia to showcase new stealth corvette at IMDS-2011
June 29th, 2011 By RIA Novosti – DEFENCE TALK Russia will exhibit for the first time its newest Steregushchy class (Project 20380) corvette, the Soobrazitelny, at a biennial naval show on June 29-July 3 in St. Petersburg. More than 300 companies, including...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:20

Penny Pinching Pod Policies Proliferate
source aero.pub.ro June 29, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE As the cost of jet fighters keeps rising, air forces have to come up with ways to control the costs. One increasingly popular method is putting specialized (and not-always-needed) electronics into a pod...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:15

Smart Rockets Rule The Battlefield
photo UK MoD June 29, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE The U.S. Army has bought 4,410 more GMLRS (GPS guided MLRS) rockets, as well as 3,048 cheaper (reduced range, no explosives) practice rockets. These are packaged and used in containers (pods) holding six rockets...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:10

Al Qaeda Deploys BB Guns
photo pyramydair.com June 29, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE A wanted al Qaeda leader (Fazul Abdullah Mohammed) was recently killed in Somalia. Among the weapons found with him was a BB gun. Well, not just any BB gun, it was a Umarex Steel Storm. This weapon looks...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:05

Polish view on EDA's Unmanned Maritime Systems programme
Brussels - 29 June 2011 EDA News By Dr Michał WIERCIŃSKI - UMS Management Committee member. Science and Military Education Department. PL MoD. The European Defence Agency Unmanned Maritime Systems Cat. A programme (UMS) is an opportunity for developing...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 12:00

Force Protection Receives $71.3 Million in Awards for Additional Buffalo Vehicles and Field Service Representative Support
June 29, 2011 defpro.com LADSON, S.C. | Force Protection Industries, Inc., a FORCE PROTECTION, INC. group company, today announced it has received two awards totaling $71.3 million. The first award is a firm fixed price modification under contract W56HZV-08-C-0028...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 11:55

Continued testing of F-35 JSF sensors a success at Northern Edge 2011
June 29, 2011 Lt. Col. Tracey Saiki - Northern Edge Joint Information Bureau / AFNS – defpro.com JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska | While participating in Northern Edge for the second time, F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter sensor capabilities...
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29 juin 2011 3 29 /06 /juin /2011 11:50

US, Philippines start navy drills amid China row
Jun 28, 2011 ASDNews by Mynardo Macaraig AFP PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines - The United States pledged on Tuesday its "enduring commitment" to helping the Philippines, as the longtime allies began naval exercises amid a simmering maritime row with China....
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