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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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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

Elbit Systems to Establish a Pilot Training Center for Macedonian Defense and Security Forces
HAIFA, Israel, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the establishment of a Helicopter Pilot Training Center for Macedonia's Defense and...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

President Zuma appoints Shoke as new head of SANDF
11 May 2011 by defenceWeb President Jacob Zuma yesterday appointed Lieutenant General Solly Zacharia Shoke as the Chief of the South African National Defence Force with effect from June 1. He replaces General Nhlanhla Ngwenya, who was recently appointed...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 19:00

New ATC training school attracts SAAF cadets
10 May 2011 by defenceWeb The South African Air Force is to send trainee Air Traffic Control (ATC) students to a new training facility recently opened by 43 Air School in the Eastern Cape. Based at Port Alfred, 43 Air School is a civilian air training...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

Reutech gains DoD C3T work (South Africa)
10 May 2011 by defenceWeb Reutech Solutions has been awarded further work worth R13.5 million for the maintenance and support of a Department of Defence (DoD) command and control communication transmission (C3T) network. The contracts, for R9.6 and R3.7...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

EATC est « on air ». La capacité opérationnelle initiale constatée
11 mai 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (BRUXELLES2) Les quatre responsables d’European Air Transport Command (EATC) ont signé, le 11 mai, la capacité opérationnelle initiale (IOC). Un constat officiel qui n’est pas que symbolique. Il signifie le démarrage...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

Vector Strategy Releases New US Military Ground Vehicle and Armor Forecast
New Report Predicts Decline of Vehicle Procurement by 38% from FY11 to FY12 May 11, 2011 defpro.com SOUTHERN PINES, N.C | Vector Strategy has published a new release of their US Military Ground Vehicle and Armor Procurement Forecast. The subtitle of this...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

Dyneema HB50 Material Will be Used by Turkish Insert Producer
Multi-hit test performance on a Dyneema insert. (Photo: DSM Dyneema) May 11, 2011 defpro.com The Netherlands | DSM Dyneema is part of an important new contract involving the supply of high-strength material for protective inserts destined for an important...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:30

Software helps PLA motorized infantry brigade minimize training injuries
May 11, 2011 Dong Qiang, Ma Sancheng, Wei Chun, You Chengfeng / PLA Daily - defpro.com In an interview with a motorized infantry brigade under a group army of the Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in early...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:00

La Força Aérea Portuguesa a reçu son dernier C295M
Força Aérea Portuguesa 11/05/2011 Adrien Prévost AEROCONTACT L’armée de l’air portugaise (Força Aérea Portuguesa) a reçu son cinquième et dernier appareil de patrouille maritime C295M MPA (Maritime Patrol Aircraft). Le Casa, appelé localement C295M VIMAR...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:00

Mistral warship talks stumble over sensitive technology
May 11th, 2011 By RIA Novosti – DEFENCE TALK Talks between Russia and France on the purchase of Mistral class helicopter carriers have come to a dead end over Russia's demands on the transfer and licensed production of sensitive electronics, a Russian...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:00

TE MANA Successfully Test Fires PHALANX Close-In Weapons System (New Zealand)
HMNZS Te Mana (photo : Defense Update) 11 May, 2011 DEFENSE STUDIES HMNZS TE MANA has successfully test-fired her Close in Weapons System (CIWS) during exercises in the South China Sea. The CIWS (also known as a Phalanx) is a 6 barreled radar controlled...
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11 mai 2011 3 11 /05 /mai /2011 18:00

Active Protection for Israeli AFVs – More than Hard Kill
May 11, 2011 By Tamir Eshel DEFENSE UPDATE Israel’s involvement in the field of Active Protection Systems (APS) span over two decades, as the Merkava Program Office, managed by the Ministry of Defense and IDF Ordnance Corps, realizing that the Israeli...
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