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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

Israeli arms firms target Latin America
photo UPI/Debbie Hill TEL AVIV, Israel, April 25 (UPI) Elbit Systems, one of Israel's leading defense companies, has won an $85 million contract to upgrade 11 Brazilian air force F-5 fighter-bombers as well as a joint venture with plane maker Embraer...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

China to launch carrier in 2011: Taiwan spy chief
2011-04-25 (China Military News cited from AFP) TAIWAN'S spy chief on Monday said China could bring its first aircraft carrier into service before the end of the year, kindling fears in Taipei over Beijing's continued naval build-up. Tsai Teh-sheng, head...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

US Firm Signs Pact to Acquire DRDO’S Technology for Explosive Detection Kit
25-April, 2011 Ministry of Defence A USA based firm Crowe & Company, LLC has entered into a licensing agreement with DRDO to acquire the technology of Explosive Detection Kit developed by the High Energy Material Research Lab (HEMRL), Pune, one of the...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

India Likely To Award Trainer Contract In Q3
Apr 25, 2011 By Jay Menon Aviationweek.com NEW DELHI — India is poised to shortlist a manufacturer to provide much-needed basic trainer aircraft. The contenders — Grob’s G-120 TP, Embraer’s EMB-312 Super Tucano, Korea Aerospace Industries’ KT-1, Finmeccanica’s...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

Israel, US Bases Within the Range of Iranian Missiles, Commander says
Iranian President Ahmadinejad and General Mohammad Ali Jafari April 25th, 2011 MDAA The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps warned on Friday that Israel and American military bases in the Middle East are all within the range of Iranian missiles,...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Mistral’s classified technology “not on agenda” of Russian-French talks
source belgian-navy.be 25 April, 2011 by RUSSIA TODAY Although no political obstacles remain in the negotiations on Russia’s purchase of Mistral-class ships, France may keep the helicopter carrier’s sensitive technology. As Moscow and Paris are discussing...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Les frappes de l’OTAN en Libye : plus efficaces, mieux ciblées
Un équipage de Mirage rejoint son avion avant une mission vers la Libye (Ministère Français de la Défense / ECPAD, mars 2011) 25 avril 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (BRUXELLES2 / bilan) Depuis le début des opérations de l’OTAN en Libye, les frappes semblent...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Raytheon Delivers First Standard Missile-6 to U.S. Navy
TUCSON, Ariz., April 25, 2011/PRNewswire Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-6 production round to the U.S. Navy. "Five years ago, Raytheon promised the U.S. Navy that SM-6 would be delivered in March 2011, and we delivered...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Raytheon Wins Radar Maintenance and Operations Services Contract
DULLES, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has won a U.S. Air Force Cobra Dane radar systems contract valued up to $65 million for maintenance operations, radar...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Northrop Grumman Begins Testing of New Multi-Function Active Sensor Developed for Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Applications
NORWALK, Conn., April 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has announced the start of system tests of a new Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) being developed here for use by the U.S. Navy onboard the MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Russia to test 90 new types of weapon in 2011
2011-04-25 English.news.cn MOSCOW, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 90 types of new weaponry will be tested in 2011, Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday. The weapons include Iskander-M, S-300, S-400, Tor-M2 and Buk missile systems, Panzir-S anti-aircraft...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

IAF scouting for long-range missiles
Apr 25, 2011 THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is scouting the global arms market for stand-off missiles for its modern fighter jets to shore up their capability to shoot down enemy aircraft beyond visual range, an officer said...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

IAF Warned Against Aggressive Mkting, Corrupt Vendors
April 25, 2011 by Shiv Aroor LIVEFIST Beautiful timing, coming as it does smack in the middle of the end (hopefully) of the MMRCA journey. In what is indubitably inspired by the recent IAF bribery scandal at Aero India, Indian Defence Minister AK Antony...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

Russian Helicopters Are Back
April 25, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE Russia is rebuilding its Cold War era helicopter industry. The first move is putting all Russian helicopter companies into one firm; Russian Helicopters. To accomplish this, the government bought most of the shares in these...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

North Korean Tunnels Turned Into Tombs
source defense-update.com April 25, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE Over the last decade, there has been a pronounced slowdown in North Korean work on underground air bases. Part of this may be the result of growing energy shortages up north, and the frequent blackouts....
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

The Chinese Special
April 25, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE In the last five years, China has introduced new, lightweight, 120mm "artillery" for the infantry. This is the new WPF 2004 warhead for the Russian designed RPG (rocket propelled grenade) 7 that is still popular in China...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Desperately Seeking Brimstone
source army-technology.com April 25, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE The United States and France are seeking to equip their jets with the British Brimstone missiles used so successfully in Libya over the last two months. Originally developed as an upgraded version...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

China's Jump Jet Mystery
2011-04-25 (China Military Analysis cited from the-diplomat.com and written by David Axe) The Chinese aviation industry has begun testing a short-takeoff, vertical-landing naval fighter optimized for small aircraft carriers, according to English-language...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Russian space forces reconnect with lost satellite
Apr 25, 2011 Moscow (RIA Novosti) The Russian Space Forces has re-established contact with a military satellite, Geo-IK-2, which went missing in February, local media reported Friday. According to a spokesman from the Defense Ministry, Interfax news agency...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Hi-tech shield for missile launch centre
Apr 25, 2011 THE HINDU HYDERABAD: A state-of-the-art indigenously built EMP (electromagnetic pulse) shelter to shield the Launch Control Centre (LCC) of the Interceptor missile against eventualities like nuclear explosion or electronic bomb was handed...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

War In Afghanistan News 25 Apr 2011
War in Afghanistan News reports provided by ISAF Joint Command. Operations are reported in the following provinces: Kunduz, Kandahar, Logar, Wardak and Khost.
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Military chiefs of SCO nations vow closer cooperation
2011-04-24 English.news.cn BEIJING, April 24 (Xinhua) -- The military chiefs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) have pledged to improve bilateral military relations and cooperation on SCO defence and security. Chen Bingde, chief of the general...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Integration of MONAX Communications System with Air Force Base Network
Apr 25, 2011 Tinker AFB OK (SPX) Military commanders may soon have the ability to access the full range of smartphone applications anywhere on their installations with the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) MONAX 3G wireless communications system. Lockheed Martin...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:22

NATO advises civilians to avoid regime forces
20 Apr. 2011 by NATO News NAPLES – NATO air forces continue to degrade the Qadhafi regime's ability to harm civilians. Today we attacked ammunition bunkers used to supply troops, as well as tanks in the area of Misurata. “This campaign has been successful...
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25 avril 2011 1 25 /04 /avril /2011 11:21

20 Apr 2011 NATO 18 NATO warships are currently patrolling the central Mediterranean sea to enforce the Arms Embargo under Unified Protector. Replenishments at sea (RAS) allow the NATO fleet to operate 24/7.
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