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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 13:00

New alloy armor passes tests
TUCSON, May 17 (UPI) A new alloy developed by Arizona's Bourque Industries Inc. could have significant impact on ballistic protection used by the military and law enforcement. The company announced that standardized, controlled tests designed to verify...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 13:00

Africa's new breed of 'dogs of war'
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 17 (UPI) A new generation of soldiers of fortune, successors to the "Dogs of War" who fought in the Congo, Angola and other post-colonial wars, is operating across Africa, except today they're known as Private Military...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Israeli air force seeks unmanned training system
18/05/11 By Arie Egozi Flight International The Israeli air force has issued a tender to select an unmanned air system (UAS) for training purposes. Until now, the air force's UAS school has used operational vehicles drawn from the service's different...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

U.S. Navy orders IED jammers
WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) The U.S. Navy announced it is giving the Sierra Nevada Corp. a contract modification to procure 360 IED jamming systems. The systems are the dismounted Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

High Level Conference on Defence and Security Industries and Markets
On 23 May 2011, the European Commission will hold a high-level conference on Defence and Security Industries and Markets. This event is being organised in the context of the transposition of the two Defence related Directives (2009/43/EC on transfers...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:00

Lockheed Martin Team Lights Off Diesel Generators Onboard Nation's Third Littoral Combat Ship
May 18, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Lockheed Martin; issued May 16, 2011) MARINETTE, Wis. --- A Lockheed-led industry team reached a key milestone with the "light off" of the ship service diesel generators onboard the nation's third Littoral Combat...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:00

White House Launches U.S. International Cyber Strategy
May 18, 2011 Cheryl Pellerin - American Forces Press Service defpro.com WASHINGTON | White House officials yesterday launched a strategy that the administration says unifies U.S. engagement with international partners on a range of cyber issues for the...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 12:00

SKYDEX, General Dynamics Sign Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Order For Blast-Limited Decking on New Stryker DVH Vehicles
May 18, 2011 defpro.com CENTENNIAL, Colo. | SKYDEX Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with General Dynamics Land Systems- Canada (GDLS-C) for its Convoy Deck – a patented blast-mitigating vehicle decking...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:45

Un bâtiment français fait des vagues dans une exposition de matériels militaires à Singapour
18 mai 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS L’exposition International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX Asia) se déroule à Singapour du 18 au 20 mai. Et quelques 20 bâtiments du monde entier y seront présents. L’une des...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:45

UK Apaches score 100% in maritime Hellfire tests
Image Royal Navy 17/05/11 By Craig Hoyle Flight International Although the Royal Navy saw its last aircraft carrier retired from service in recent months, a new trial has demonstrated the UK's continued ability to deploy offensive air power from the deck...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

UCAVs on aircraft carriers by 2018, says USN Chief
May 18th, 2011 By US Navy – DEFENCE TALK The chief of naval operations (CNO) delivered remarks and answered questions at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., May 13. CNO Adm. Gary Roughead discussed a multitude of topics affecting the future...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

RAAF Facing More Delays for New Stealth Fighter, Report warns
May 18, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Australian Strategic Policy Institute; issued May 17, 2011) THE RAAF will have to wait seven years before the long-delayed Joint Strike Fighter enters service, a key national defence think tank has warned. First...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

Le BPC Tonnerre met le cap sur la Libye
crédits : MER ET MARINE - Marine Nationale 18/05/2011 MER et MARINE On s'activait, hier à Toulon, pour embarquer du matériel sur le Bâtiment de Projection et de Commandement Tonnerre. En toute discrétion, le navire a appareillé en fin de soirée, pour...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

DCNS procède à la mise à flot du patrouilleur L'Adroit
Le patrouilleur L'Adroit est sorti samedi de son hall de construction crédits : DCNS 18/05/2011 MER et MARINE C'est aujourd'hui que le prototype de la famille des corvettes et patrouilleurs hauturiers de la famille Gowind est mis à flot. Construit sur...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

China Exports VLS System
May 17, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE China recently began offering its HQ-16 VLS (Vertical Launch System) anti-aircraft missile for export. This system is a license built (or using stolen tech) version of the Russian Buk M2 anti-aircraft missile systems. These...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 11:15

Ms. Arnould speaks at the “High Level Conference on Defence and Security Industries and Markets”
Brussels - 18 May 2011 EDA News Ms. Arnould will participate in a high-level conference on Defence and Security Industries and Markets, organised by the European Commission, in Brussels, on 23 May. Ms. Arnould will speak on a Panel discussing “Market”,...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

PLA Navy opens first class of high-tech training course
May 17, 2011 Xu Bin, Qian Xiaohu / PLA Daily – defpro.com In early May, the first class of the two-week-long high-tech training course of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was held at the Naval University of Engineering of the PLA...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

New Zealand AF's new helicopters and hangar unveiled
May 17, 2011 ASDNews Source : New Zealand Defence Force. The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) today unveiled its new A109 Light Utility Helicopters (A109LUH) and opened the new hangar where they will be housed during a ceremony at Air Force Base Ohakea,...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

FLIR Introduces Next Generation Explosives Detection
May 17, 2011 ASDNews Source : Flir Systems Inc. Portland, OR - FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the introduction of the next generation of its industry leading handheld, explosives detector - Fido(r) NXT. The completely redesigned Fido NXT...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Le Parlement européen réclame une législation sur les sociétés de sécurité privée
17 mai 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (BRUXELLES2) Le Parlement européen a réitéré de la manière la plus ferme sa volonté de voir les sociétés de sécurité privée réglementées au niveau européen. Le rapport Gualtieri, adopté mercredi dernier (11 mai),...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Turkish firearms sales to Azerbaijan reaches $30M
May 16 2011 by Editor TRDEFENCE Turkey sold weapons and munitions worth $20m to Azerbaijan in January-April this year, says the report issued by Central Anatolian Exporters Union. Turkish companies exported weapons and munitions worth $20 million to Saudi...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Russia unveils plans for “invincible” ICBM
Topol-M missile (RIA Novosti / Ilya Pitalev) 17 May, 2011, Robert Bridge, RT In a thinly-disguised message to NATO, which remains uncommitted to the idea of co-operating with Russia in a European missile defense system, the commander of Russian Strategic...
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17 mai 2011 2 17 /05 /mai /2011 22:30

General Dynamics Canada Receives More Support Work on Sweden’s Visby-class Corvettes
May 17 2011 By David Pugliese - Defence Watch General Dynamics Canada has announced it has been awarded an engineering support contract by SAAB AB for the continued integration of the Hydra multi-sensor sonar system on the Swedish navy’s newest Visby-class...
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17 mai 2011 2 17 /05 /mai /2011 22:30

'India eyes mega-Navy spend - $50 bn'
May 16, 2011 expressindia.com Singapore India is to invest USD 46.96 billion as part of moves to boost up its naval forces over the next 20 years adding 101 new warships, ranging from sophisticated destroyers to nuclear submarines. "Going by the investment...
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17 mai 2011 2 17 /05 /mai /2011 22:00

La Royal Navy menacée par de nouvelles réductions budgétaires
17 mai 2011 Par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Le ministère britannique de la défense est à la recherche de nouvelles sources d’économie pour la prochaine année fiscale. Il manquerait environ 3 milliards £ pour les 3 prochaines années. Selon...
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