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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

Boeing Awarded PAC-3 Seeker Production Contract
Patriot Configuration 3 air and missile defense system. (Photo: Raytheon) May 27, 2011 defpro.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. | Boeing today announced it has received a $274 million contract from Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to produce more than 300 Patriot Advanced...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

U.S. Representatives bar more Chinese firms from Defense bids
source pragueinsider.org 2011-05-27 (China Military News cited from AFP) The US House of Representatives has broadened the type of Chinese entities barred from receiving Pentagon contracts amid growing unease in Washington over China's expanding military...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

North Korean Smuggler Ships Busted On The Amsterdam Run
May 27, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE In early May, a NATO warship, searching for Somali pirates in the India Ocean, intercepted and inspected a small North Korean freighter and found fifteen tons of weapons, headed for Eritrea. Both North Korea and Eritrea have...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

Bad Bolts Break Brand New Boats
May 27, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE Three of South Korea's new Type 214 subs were out of action for most of 2010 because of defective components. This was very embarrassing, as these subs were built in South Korea. Building submarines is a very specialized and...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:00

Germany orders vehicle recovery trucks
STUTTGART, Germany, May 27 (UPI) The German military has contracted Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks to produce Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use in Afghanistan. Mercedes Benz said the lead time for delivery of the mine-protected vehicles is...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:00

Emirates seek F-16 support
U.S. Air Force F-16 Aggressor aircrafts from the 18th Aggressor Squadron fly in formation prior to conducting simulated air combat over Alaska on June 16, 2010. UPI/Clay Lancaster/U.S. Air Force WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) The United Arab Emirates is seeking...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 11:00

Russia, U.S. seal Afghan helicopter deal
MOSCOW, May 27 (RIA Novosti) The U.S. Army Forces Command and Russian state-controlled arms exporter Rosoboronexport have sealed a contract for the supply of 21 Mi-17V5 multipurpose helicopters to Afghanistan, a spokesman for the Russian Federal Service...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

British Army trains for rapid response in Kenya
27 May 2011 by defenceWeb The British Army’s 4th Battalion The Rifles (4 Rifles) is currently in Kenya undergoing intensive training to be the next rapid response force ready to tackle crises worldwide at 24 hours' notice. 4 Rifles will continue training...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

FREMM AQUITAINE - UNE MECI POUR PILOTES D’ESSAIS
27 mai 2011 Par FREMM Aquitaine Conformément à la convention entre l’Etat et la société DCNS (Direction des Constructions Navales Société) relative à la conduite des FREMM et à la différence d’autres programmes, tels que celui des BPC (Bâtiment de Projection...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

India, France in talks over fighter jet deals during France defence minister visit
27 May, 2011, THE ECONOMIC TIMES BANGALORE: Concerns over arms sales to Pakistan and the outcome of several multi-billion arms deals dominated talks between French defence minister Gerard Longuet and his Indian counterpart, AK Antony, during the former's...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Des avions Cessna pour l’Afghanistan
27 mai 2011 par Édouard Maire INFO-AVIATION Le 26 mai, Cessna Aircraft a reçu une commande d’un montant de 88,5 millions de dollars pour fournir à l’Afghanistan des avions d’entraînement. La commande porte sur 6 Cessna T-182T, 26 Cessna 208Bs, 6 dispositifs...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

German Armed Forces Procure Protected Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicle
The German army is procuring Mercedes Benz Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use in Afghanistan, where they are already operated by Canada. (MB photo) May 26, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Mercedes Benz Special Trucks; issued May 26,...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

France Puts Sale of Heavy Military Hardware to Pakistan on Hold
May 27, 2011 daijiworld.com New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): France said Friday it has put on hold the sale of heavy military equipment to Pakistan and awaits an explanation on its spy agency's role in the 2008 Mumbai terror strike and in providing a safe haven...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Quatre sous-marins participent à un exercice de sauvetage au large de l’Espagne
27 mai 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Cet exercice organisé par l’OTAN se déroule tous les 3 ans. Il se déroulera du 27 mai au 10 juin, au large de San Pedro (Murcie). L’exercice Bold Monarch 2011 verra la participation de 13 bâtiments...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

First Airbus Military A330 MRTT leaves on delivery flight to Australia
May 27, 2011 defpro.com The first Airbus Military A330 MRTT new generation tanker/transport for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has left Madrid at 10h00 local time on its ferry flight to Australia. Designated the KC-30A in RAAF service, the aircraft...
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28 mai 2011 6 28 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Turkish Vehicle Firms Bank on Exports
May 27 2011 TRDEFENCE ISTANBUL – Turkey’s flourishing armored vehicle makers increasingly are investing in the development and production of eight- and six-wheel-drive tactical vehicles, mainly for export. “The Turkish armed forces are not scheduled to...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Russia, U.S. fail to agree on missile defense guarantees
DEAUVILLE (France) MOSCOW, May 27 (RIA Novosti) Russia and the United States have failed to draw up official documents on legally binding guarantees on missile defense, although they have made some progress on the issue, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

EW 2011: Call goes out for unified EW command
May 27, 2011 Tony Skinner, SHEPARD GROUP Berlin - The US has been urged to set up a unified EW command and to redefine the electromagnetic spectrum as a domain that needs to be preserved, if it is to avoid an ‘electromagnetic Pearl Harbour’. Speaking...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

ITT offers field-tested lightweight countermeasures system to protect U.S. military aircraft from ground-based missile threats
May 27, 2011 defpro.com CLIFTON, N.J. | ITT Corporation has developed a groundbreaking countermeasures system to protect helicopters from shoulder-fired, heat-seeking missiles. This system, recently submitted as a candidate for the U.S. military's Common...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Poland, U.S. to sign airbase deal after Obama visit
WARSAW, May 27 (RIA Novosti) The Polish defense minister confirmed on Friday that Warsaw and Washington would sign a deal on the permanent deployment of a U.S. air detachment in Poland after U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to the European...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

EW 2011: UAVs to enter the EW business
May 27, 2011 Tony Skinner, SHEPARD GROUP Berlin - NATO is making moves to adapt coalition UAVs for electronic warfare (EW) roles in Afghanistan, taking advantage of the heavy use of unmanned assets in the theatre. Speaking at the Electronic Warfare 2011...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

USAF MOP integration success
May 27, 2011 Beth Stevenson, SHEPARD GROUP London -The USAF is attributing the successful integration of its Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) onto its B-2 Spirit stealth bomber to its weapons load trainer, because it is ‘that close’ to the original aircraft....
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

CASSIDIAN – Latest technologies for intelligence and protection at CANSEC 2011
On display at CANSEC is the world's most modern Air Traffic Control radar, ASR-E, together with the world's only civil and military dual use secondary radar MSSR 2000 I (= Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar). (c) Cassidian 27 May 2011 Cassidian press...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

Salon du Bourget : près de 400 PME/PMI exposeront leurs nouvelles technologies
26/05/2011 Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Du 20 au 26 juin 2011, les PME/PMI françaises animeront, sur plus de 5000 m², l'espace «French Aerospace Suppliers». Pour cette nouvelle édition du salon international de l'aéronautique, les PME PMI battent...
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27 mai 2011 5 27 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

JAGM Plays Catch-Up
source brahmand.com May 27, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE Encouraged by Israeli and British success with similar weapons, the U.S. is moving ahead developing its new JAGM (Joint Air-To-Ground Missile) weapon. JAGM is basically a replacement for the current Hellfire...
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