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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

India says China can deploy 500,000 troops on the Line of Actual Control
2011-05-11 (China Military News cited from indianexpress.com) China now has the capability to deploy and sustain more than half-a-million troops for over a month on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in case of a high threat scenario with India. Combining...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

RAF Tornados attack Gaddafi-regime building
Footage from a Tornado GR4 aircraft of Paveway IV bombs destroying the top two floors of a building in the besieged Libyan city of Misurata [Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2011] 11 May 11 UK MoD - A Military Operations news article Royal Air Force Tornados...
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12 mai 2011 4 12 /05 /mai /2011 06:00

Volvo Aero Norge AS Signs Agreement with Pratt & Whitney for Additional F135 Engine Work
May 10, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Volvo Aero; issued May 9, 2011) Volvo Aero Norge (VAN) has signed a three year agreement with Pratt & Whitney to manufacture another critical component for the F135 engine program. The agreement has an estimated...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:30

Russia and Peru: A Partnership Based On Confidence and Advanced Defence Technologies
May 10, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Rosoboronexport; issued May 10, 2011) A delegation of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise (FSUE) Rosoboronexport will attend the 3rd SITDEF PERU 2011 (Salon Internacional de Technologia para la Defensa) International...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:30

Boeing Looks To Plug Gaps In C-17 Production
May 11, 2011 By Guy Norris AviationWeek.com LONG BEACH, Calif. — Boeing remains confident of bolstering its C-17 backlog with additional international sales on top of the expected order from India, despite the challenges of maintaining unit cost in the...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:30

Australia Cuts Defense As US Imports Cheapen
May 11, 2011 By Bradley Perrett AviationWeek.com BEIJING — The fall of the U.S. dollar is helping Australia to lop A$4.3 billion ($4 billion) from its defense spending over the next four years. Capital spending, determined by the timing of acquisitions...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Gérard Longuet : « la France et la Grande-Bretagne partagent les mêmes préoccupations »
10/05/2011 – par Linda Verhaeghe MinDef Le ministre de la Défense et des Anciens combattants a rencontré son homologue, Liam Fox, au ministère de la Défense britannique. Ils ont plus particulièrement abordé le développement de la coopération bilatérale...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Israel's U.S. envoy urges Russia to cut arms supplies to Mideast
WASHINGTON, May 11 (RIA Novosti) Israeli Ambassador to Washington Michael Oren on Wednesday called on Russia via the Russian Jewish Congress to restrict weapons supplies to Syria and Iran, Israel's long-time enemies. The issue has long been a sticking...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

SELEX Galileo’s Janus-N passes Italian Navy acceptance trials
Janus-Naval (Janus-N) electro-optical turret. (Photo: SELEX Galileo) May 11, 2011 defpro.com Campi Bisenzio | SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) has completed trials of four Janus-Naval...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Energy Supply for EU Crisis Management – Lessons Learned and Opportunities Identified – Conference in Budapest
Budapest - 6 May 2011 EDA News Budapest served as the backdrop to EDA’s conference on Energy Supply for EU Crisis Management – Lessons Learned and Opportunities Identified – which was held from 5 to 6 May. Held in conjunction with the Renexpo Central...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Thales - La défense fait baisser les prises de commandes
PARIS, 11 mai (Reuters) – AEROCONTACT Thales a annoncé mercredi une baisse de ses prises de commandes au premier trimestre sous le coup des pressions budgétaires en Europe et de l'instabilité au Moyen-Orient, tandis que son chiffre d'affaires est ressorti...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

US Army orders Oshkosh FMTV trucks and trailers
May 11, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP - Source: Oshkosh Defense Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will deliver more than 400 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks and trailers to the US Army following an order from the US Army TACOM...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

IDEF 2011: Turkey nears Chinook agreement
May 11, 2011 Tony Skinner, SHEPARD GROUP Istanbul – Boeing believes it is ‘very close’ to settling on an offset package with Turkey for the purchase of six CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Turkish Land Forces Command. Speaking to Shephard at the IDEF...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

IDEF 2011: T129 project hits its targets
May 11, 2011 Tony Skinner, SHEPARD GROUP Istanbul - Project officials are confident that the crash of an A129 Mangusta attack helicopter in March 2010 has caused no delay to the Turkish T129 Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter (ATAK) programme....
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Army Equipping Afghans, Iraqis on Mi-17s
May 11, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: US Army; issued May 10, 2011) WASHINGTON --- The Army is acquiring and sustaining Russian-built Mi-17 helicopters for Iraqi and Afghan forces so they can further stand up their respective militaries and enable...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Mockup of First Turkish Tank Exhibited at Int'l Defense Fair
May 10, 2011 defense-aerospace.com (Source: Hürriyet Daily News; published May 10, 2011) ISTANBUL --- A mockup of the Altay, the very first Turkish tank project, was displayed Tuesday at the International Defense Industry Fair, or IDEF, in Istanbul. The...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

U.S. Army Evaluating Cubic's Mobile Small Arms Trainer
May 11, 2011 defpro.com ORLANDO, Florida | Cubic Corporation is introducing a new system for the U.S. Army – a mobile version of its virtual small arms trainer that can be deployed to installations in the U.S. via tractor-trailer, or shipped by sea to...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 21:00

Harris to Provide RF-310M Handheld Tactical Radios to Nation in Central Asia in Support of Secure Interoperable Coalition Communications
May 11, 2011 defpro.com MELBOURNE, FL/ROCHESTER, NY | Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has received a $10 million order to provide RF-310M-HH multiband handheld software-defined radios to a central...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

Rockwell Collins selected to provide guidance and navigation system for TAI’ Anka UAV
May 11, 2011 defpro.com ISTANBUL, Turkey | Rockwell Collins today announced its Athena inertial navigation system and global positioning system (INS/GPS) has been selected to provide guidance and navigation for the Anka Medium Altitude Long Endurance...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

Saab Outlines Strong Cooperation with Swedish Armed Forces in Libya Mission
May 11, 2011 defpro.com Captain Henrik Lahti is back in Sweden after two weeks of service at the Sigonella base on Sicily. Some time ago, he met Saab's Gripen In Service Team (IST) to share experiences of the mission so far. On 1 April, the Swedish parliament...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

First Mi-171Sh for Peru
May 11, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP Source: Russian Helicopters Russian Helicopters is set to deliver 3 Mi-171Sh helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Peru. The helicopters will be manufactured by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) under a FSUE Rosoboronexport...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 20:00

LM installs 1000th GKN-manufactured C-130J nacelle on Qatari AF aircraft
May 11, 2011 ASDNews Source : GKN Aerospace Lockheed Martin has recently installed the 1000th GKN Aerospace-manufactured nacelle for their C-130J military airlifter on the second of four aircraft destined for the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Production of the...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:30

UK MoD Image of the Day: 11 May 2011
A Merlin helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, currently embarked on the Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond which is deployed on counter-piracy operations, is pictured flying off the coast of Somalia. [Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2011]
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:30

Britain Orders Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles
11 May 2011 By ANDREW CHUTER DefenseNews LONDON - Britain's Ministry of Defence ordered a batch of Dual Mode Brimstone missiles for the Royal Air Force late last year but has placed no follow-on order since then, procurement minister Peter Luff said....
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

Army Revisiting Idea of Drone ISR Helicopters
May 11th, 2011 DEFENSETECH In light of a massive demand for airborne ISR and an airborne chopper fleet that’s stretched thin, the Army is moving to field its very own unmanned spy choppers by mid-decade, according to Army aviation officials. To kick start...
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