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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

ONR Propels Cutting-edge Technologies at Naval Helicopter Association Symposium
May 12, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: US Navy; issued May 11, 2011) ARLINGTON --- The Office of Naval Research (ONR) revealed the Low-Cost Imaging Terminal Seeker (LCITS), during the 63rd annual Naval Helicopter Association (NHA) Symposium being...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:30

Boeing Awarded 5th US Air Force Combat Survivor Evader Locator Contract
May 11, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Boeing Co.; issued May 11, 2011) HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. --- Boeing received a $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force March 31 to manufacture and deliver an additional 2,424 Combat Survivor Evader Locator...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:02

More Bushmasters for Afghanistan
12.05.2011 MoD Australia – army-guide The Australian Government has approved the purchase of an additional 101 Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:00

Missiles S-400 Triumph: 2e régiment opérationnel en Russie le 15 mai
MOSCOU, 12 mai - RIA Novosti Un deuxième régiment doté de missiles sol-air S-400 Triumph sera opérationnel en Russie le 15 mai prochain, il protégera la région de Moscou, a annoncé jeudi le porte-parole du ministère russe de la Défense Vladimir Drik....
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:00

Successful Start of Sea Acceptance Trials of the First Multi Mission Frigate for the Royal Moroccan Navy
May 12, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding; issued May 11, 2011) The first of three Sigma-class frigates being built by the Dutch Damen Schelde yards for Morocco is seen here sailing into the North Sea on its sea trials....
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 17:00

US Approves Saudi Cargo Plane Sale to Turkey
May 12, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Hürriyet Daily News; published May 10, 2011) The United States has approved the sale to Turkey by Saudi Arabia of six U.S.-made C-130E military cargo planes, senior Turkish and U.S. officials said late Monday....
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 16:55

EATC Attains Initial Operational Capability
May 12, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: French air force; issued May 11, 2011) (Issued in French only; unofficial translation by defense-aerospace.com) The European Air Transport Command (EATC-European Air Transport) announced on May 11, 2011, that...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Bayar: Altay MBT will not include foreign parts
May 12 2011 TRDEFENCE Turkey’s first national tank, Altay, which is on display at IDEF’11 – an international defense industry fair in Istanbul, will not include any foreign parts or products, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday. Head of Turkey’s...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Turkey to make light helicopters, possibly with Sikorsky
May 12 2011 Istanbul – Umit Enginson, HDN TRDEFENCE Turkey soon will begin to design and develop a military and civilian light utility helicopter, probably together with a foreign partner, and possibly the U.S. Sikorsky Aircraft, defense procurement chief...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Thales pourrait devoir verser près de 500 millions d'euros à Safran - Presse
12/05/2011 AEROCONTACT PARIS, 12 mai (Reuters) - Thales pourrait devoir verser une soulte proche de 500 millions d'euros à Safran dans le cadre de l'échange d'actifs dans la défense en cours de négociations, écrivent jeudi Les Echos. Les deux spécialistes...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Italy pushes Eurofighter as Turkey’s ‘only alternative’ to US options
May 12 2011Umit Enginsoy, HDN - TRDEFENCE The Italian Defense Ministry continues pushing Turkey to join the Eurofighter aircraft project as an alternative to its present fleet of US-made jets. ‘Turkey wants part of its fighter aircraft fleet to remain...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

U.S. Navy to Christen Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Anchorage
photo informationdissemination.net May 12, 2011 Department of Defense Public Affairs / NNS – defpro.com WASHINGTON | The U.S. Navy will christen the newest amphibious transport dock ship, Anchorage, Saturday, May 14, 2011, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

Pentagon Must Handle Spending Slowdown Responsibly, Deputy Defense Secretary Says
May 12, 2011 John D. Banusiewicz, American Forces Press Service – defpro.com NEW YORK | Managing a slowdown in defense spending responsibly will take more than being more efficient, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here yesterday evening....
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

DRDO, DAE to enter formal collaboration from 12th Five-Yr Plan
May 11,2011 IBNLive Mumbai, May 11 (PTI) Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) will formally enter into a collaboration on research in various areas from the 12th Five Year Plan onwards, a top...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 12:30

House Armed Services Committee Votes Against New START
11 May 2011 By Kate Brannen - DefenseNews The House Armed Services Committee voted on a number of amendments to the 2012 defense authorization bill that if they became law would limit the Obama administration's ability to implement a nuclear-arms reduction...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

High Level Seminar on the scope of application of Article 346 TFEU
Brussels - 11 May 2011 EDA News On 11 May the Agency hosted a High Level Seminar on the scope of application of Article 346 TFEU which provides for Member States exempting certain defence contracts from the rules of the EU internal market to protect essential...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

Malawi Exercise Supports U.S.-African Partnerships
May 12, 2011 Donna Miles / American Forces Press Service – defpro.com LILONGWE, Malawi | A U.S. and Malawi Defense Force humanitarian medical exercise being conducted here is enhancing the partners’ medical capabilities and their ability to work together...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 11:30

U.S. DOD Delivering New Generations of Satellites, but Space System Acquisition Challenges Remain
May 12, 2011 defpro.com Despite decades of significant investment, most of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) large space acquisition programs have collectively experienced billions of dollars in cost increases, stretched schedules, and increased technical...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

La Russie livre des Mi-171 au Pérou
12 mai 2011 par Valérie Cheron AEROCONTACT La société d’exportation d’armes russes Rosoboronexport fournira au ministère de la Défense du Pérou 3 hélicoptères Mi-171Sh fabriqué par Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP). En 2010, la Russie et le Pérou ont signé...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

Varyag Aircraft Carrier and Chinese Navy's Next Ambitious Steps
2011-05-11 (China Military News cited from RSIS and written by Richard A. Bitzinger and Paul T. Mitchell) China may soon, at long last, get its first aircraft carrier. After years of renovation, the former Soviet carrier Varyag could, as early as this...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

US seeks new rules in space to limit Chinese Space Weapons
2011-05-12 (China Military News cited from AFP) The United States said Wednesday it wanted to set guidelines with China on the use of space, voicing worries that the Asian power is increasingly able to destroy or jam satellites. China stunned the United...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

L'USS George H.W. Bush appareille pour son premier déploiement opérationnel
L'USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) crédits : US NAVY 12/05/2011 MER et MARINE Le nouveau porte-avions nucléaire américain a appareillé hier de la base navale de Norfolk pour son premier déploiement opérationnel. Actuellement en Atlantique, l'USS George H.W....
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

Loss of Carrier Strike Capability Top Concern of Royal Navy Chief
11 May 2011 By ANDREW CHUTER DefenseNews LONDON - The head of the Royal Navy says retaining Britain's carrier strike capability would have been top of his "wish list" if the recent strategic defense and security review were to be rewritten. A Harrier...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

DoD OKs USAF Bomber Program Office
11 May 2011 By DAVE MAJUMDAR DefenseNews The U.S. Air Force is creating an office for its new bomber program, a top service official said. "We've got a general mandate from the Secretary of Defense to go forward with standing up the program office, so...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 08:00

HASC Worries U.S. Army May Close Research Arm
11 May 2011 By KATE BRANNEN DefenseNews The U.S. House Armed Services Committee is concerned that that the U.S. Army may try to close its Research Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM). The committee approved May 11 an amendment to the 2012 defense...
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