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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Lockheed Martin Receives $45.3 Million Contract to Upgrade Finland's Precision Fires Capability
May 18, 2011 defpro.com DALLAS | Lockheed Martin received a $45.3 million contract to upgrade 22 Finnish Army M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) launchers, incorporating the Universal Fire Control System and other enhancements. The upgrade enables...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

IAI/Tamam MINIPOP sight for Rafael's weapon station RCWS delivered to Czech Army KBVP fighting vehicle
May 18, 2011 defpro.com IAI/Tamam's MiniPOP Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has announced that it has delivered the new MiniPOP lightweight EO/IR sights for Rafael's Samson 30 RCWS (Remote Controlled Weapons Station) in a deal worth several millions...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Eurofighter debut at IDET in Czech Republic
May 18, 2011 defpro.com At IDET 2011, the International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies held in Brno from the 10th-13th May in the Czech Republic, Eurofighter had a significant presence. The team hosted many visitors ranging from government...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

CASSIDIAN Spain appoints Luis Hernández Vozmediano as Head of the Eurofighter programme
May 18, 2011 defpro.com Cassidian Spain has appointed Luis Hernández Vozmediano, a qualified aeronautical engineer with a degree from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) and an MBA from the San Telmo International Institute (Instituto Internacional...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Chinese military official urges promoting APF modernization drive
May 18, 2011 Wang Shibin, Liu Yanjun / PLA Daily– defpro.com Guo Boxiong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), watched the capacity-building...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

PLA regiment ensures network security with "diskless computers”
May 18, 2011 Yang Lanchao, Li Jiangtao / PLA Daily – defpro.com To meet requirements of information security, an armored regiment of the Beijing Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) introduced the network operation...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Le Parlement arrime un parachute à l’Europe de la défense
18 mai 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde BRUXELLES2 Le rapport qu’a adopté le Parlement européen mercredi dernier (11 mai) prône une nouvelle dynamique en matière de politique européenne de défense. C’est atypique dans le moment et cela mérite un détour...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Espagnols et Italiens font des propositions sur la coopération structurée permanente
18 mai 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde BRUXELLES2 Il y avait la lettre suédo-allemande, celle du trio de Weimar (France, Allemagne, Pologne), il y a maintenant sur la table, une lettre commune de Rome et Madrid, envoyée début mai à la Haute représentante,...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Boeing KC-767 Tankers for ItAF Formally Enter into Service
May 18, 2011 ASDNews Source : The Boeing Company. Pratica di Mare, Italy - The first two Boeing [NYSE: BA] KC-767 advanced aerial refueling tankers for the Italian Air Force (ItAF) formally entered into service today during a public ceremony near Rome....
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:30

Elbit to Supply Asian Country With Electro-Optical Payloads for Maritime Patrol Aircraft
May 18, 2011 ASDNews Source : Elbit Systems Ltd. Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply an Asian country with dozens of CoMPASS(TM) (Compact Multi Purpose Advanced Stabilized...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

Metal Storm launches new FireStorm FURY Weapon Systems
May 18, 2011 ASDNews Source : Metal Storm Limited Brisbane, Australia - Metal Storm announces the launch of its new FireStorm(tm) FURY range of high intensity multi-barrel weapon systems. Metal Storm CEO, Dr Lee Finniear said the new range resulted from...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

Navy to train for Scorpene subs (India)
May 18, 2011, THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: Two Indian naval crews will be going to France to train for operating the Scorpene killer submarines , six of which are being built at Mazagon Docks (MDL) in Mumbai under the Rs 23,562 crore programme called...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

Mirage 2000 upgrade talks begin (India)
May 18, 2011 – irdw.org SOURCE : The Indian Express Limited. Negotiations have begun between the Paris-based Dassault Aviation and New Delhi for upgrading the IAF’s fleet of Mirage 2000 aircraft. The upgrade is estimated to cost $2.2 billion.“The Mirage...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

North Korea exporting missiles to Mideast and Asia
Launch of a North Korean Taepodong 3 ballistic missile. May 18, 2011 defpro.com North Korea remains "actively engaged" in exporting ballistic missiles, components and technology to numerous customers in the Middle East and South Asia in violation of United...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company Launches Non-Lethal Vehicle Arresting Device
May 18, 2011 defpro.com CHANDLER, Ariz. | Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company, a premier supplier of energetic mission critical solutions, today formally announces a new Portable, Non-Lethal, Vehicle Arresting Device known as The Pit-BUL, during...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 17:00

Saab receives order from FMV regarding development of existing Gripen system
May 18, 2011 defpro.com Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding development of the existing material system 39 (edition 19). The order amount is SEK152 million [$24.14 million;...
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18 mai 2011 3 18 /05 /mai /2011 13:00

Russia details plan to buy 1,000 military helicopters
18/05/11 By Vladimir Karnozov Flight International Russia's defence ministry will buy more than 1,000 new military rotorcraft by the end of this decade, according to Dmitry Petrov, general director of the Russian Helicopters industry group. While he declined...
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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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