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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 18:00

Libye: on connaît en partie le palmarès des drones US
24.04.2011 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense Les Etats-Unis ne devaient rien divulguer sur les tirs effectués en Libye par leurs drones Predator. Changement de posture médiatique: l'amiral Russ Harding, commandant adjoint de l'opération "Protecteur unifié"...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 18:00

North Korea Helps Pakistan Get It Right
source journalpakistan.files.wordpress.com April 24, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE Pakistan recently successfully tested a new, short range, ballistic missile. The Hatf 9 is the latest model in the Hatf line of nuclear armed missiles. With a range of only 60 kilometers,...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 18:00

Chinese New Big Gun: QUB09 12.7mm sniper rifle
source china-defense-mashup.com 2011-04-23(China Military News cited from strategypage.com) The Chinese Army has yet another 12.7mm (.50 caliber) sniper rifle available. The new one is the QUB09. This is odd, because only recently have the troops begun...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

China adds 1 patrol ship to maritime surveillance fleet
source europe.chinadaily.com.cn 2011-04-23 (China Military News cited from Xinhua) Chinese maritime authorities on Friday added a large surveillance ship to the country' s naval fleet in a bid to better protect the country's maritime interests. The patrol...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

China prepares for hi-tech modern warfare
2011-04-23 (China Military News cited from IANS) The Chinese army is developing officers of high caliber who will be capable of handling advanced weaponry and mastering warfare in the information age by 2020, Global Times cited a military blueprint as...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

US plans more drones for Pacific against China
source dronewarsuk.wordpress.com 2011-04-23 (China Military News cited from taipeitimes.com and written by William Lowther) The Pentagon is planning to move a number of armed drone aircraft to its Pacific Command force from where they could be used in...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 17:30

ADF Airborne capability (Australia)
21/04/2011 MECC 160/11 No decision has been made to cancel ADF Airborne capability. The ADF Airborne capability is being reviewed in the broader context of how Defence can provide greater flexibility for force rotations, enhance the availability of forces...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 17:00

La parade aux armes à énergie dirigée déjà trouvée?
avril 24, 2011 Armée du futur Des chercheurs de l’université Yale ont mis au point le premier anti-laser au monde. L’appareil reçoit des faisceaux entrants de lumière qui interfèrent entre elles au point de s’annuler l’une l’autre. Les lasers fonctionnent...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 13:00

War In Afghanistan News - 24 April 2011
War in Afghanistan News reports provided by ISAF Joint Command. Operations are reported in the following provinces: Kandahar, Baghlan, Khost, Logar, Wardak.
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 12:30

La marine thaïlandaise veut toujours 6 sous-marins allemands
Navy chief Kamthorn Poomhiran source bangkokpost.com 24 avril 2011 par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS La marine thaïlandaise veut toujours acheter 6 sous-marins U-206A d’occasion à l’Allemagne, parce qu’ils sont plus adaptés à ses besoins,...
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24 avril 2011 7 24 /04 /avril /2011 06:00

A Lot of Supplies
04/22/2011 STRATEGY PAGE A C-17 Globemaster III air delivers bundles of fuel to Forward Operating Base Waza K'wah in the Paktika province of Afghanistan. The fuel was part of an air delivery to help sustain members of Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade,...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 19:00

Joli cadeau pour les aviateurs néo-zélandais: des aéronefs tout neufs, les premiers en 40 ans!
Skyhawk en paquet cadeau! Eux cherchent un acheteur. Le vrai cadeau, ce sont des hélicos flambant neufs 23.04.2011 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense Ce n'est pas Noël, mais presque. L'armée de l'air néo-zélandaise a commencé à percevoir ses premiers appareils...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 19:00

US Carries Out First Drone Strike in Libya: Pentagon
23 Apr 2011 By Defensenews AFP WASHINGTON - The United States carried out its first drone strike in Libya on April 23, the Pentagon said, two days after approving the use of pilotless aircraft to aid rebels fighting Moammar Gadhafi's forces. "The first...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 19:00

U.S. Army Issues 2nd Humvee RFI
23 Apr 2011 By MICHAEL HOFFMAN Defensenews The U.S. Army issued its second request for information for the competitive Humvee recapitalization program April 21, which is meant to upgrade 60,000 vehicles for no more than $180,000 a copy. Army officials...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 19:00

Russian Navy will stay in Sevastopol forever - admiral
MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia will never give up its naval base in Ukraine's port of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula, ex-commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet Adm. Igor Kasatonov said. Russia's Black Sea Fleet is stationed in Crimea under...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

MC-130J Combat Shadow enters flights tests
23/04/11 By Stephen Trimble Flight International Lockheed Martin will begin a five-month series of flight tests of the MC-130J Combat Shadow after completing first flight on 22 April. The first MC-130J is scheduled for delivery in September to Cannon...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 18:30

MOD rushes new transport plane into service for operations
The Voyager, a dual role air to air tanker and transport aircraft, will replace the long serving VC-10 and Tristar Photo: EPA The Ministry of Defence is rushing into service its biggest ever aircraft to replace the RAF’s “clapped out” air transport fleet....
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

China warns Britain over Libya advisers
2011-04-23 (China Military News cited from Reuters) China has warned Britain over plans to send military officers to advise Libyan rebels struggling against the forces of Muammar Gaddafi, saying that Beijing opposes any steps that go beyond the mandate...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

New Designs Suit Tanks For Asymmetric War
Apr 22, 2011 By David Eshel, Bill Sweetman AviationWeek.com One trend in warfare and asymmetric combat (mostly urban) is the use of main battle tanks (MBTs) in small tactical assault forces. Tank versus tank fighting is virtually nonexistent. Even in...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

India offers help in stopping proliferation of WMDs
April 21, 2011 Indo-Asian News Service India has welcomed the extension of the mandate of the Committee on proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons for 10 years and has offered its assistance to other states in fulfilling their obligations....
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

Mig-29: Last Standing Mig in 2017 (India)
photo by aztonyx April 22, 2011 IDRW NEWS NETWORK Indian air force along with Defence ministry have worked out a clear cut plans to retire close to 270 plus aircrafts from frontline line service from Indian air force , and by 2017 only Mig in service...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

De nouveaux Mirage français en Crète
20/04/2011 par Adrien Prévost AEROCONTACT La base aérienne de La Sude en Crète (Grèce) accueille, depuis le 25 mars dernier, quatre Mirage 2000-5 français et quatre Mirage 2000-5 qataris qui effectuent conjointement des missions d’interdiction aérienne...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 11:30

La Russie va augmenter le financement de ses forces navales
22 avril 2011 par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS A l’occasion de la présentation de son rapport d’activité 2010 à la Douma mercredi 20 avril, le Premier Ministre russe Vladimir Poutine a indiqué que la Russie entendait poursuivre la modernisation...
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 08:00

After combat drones, India eyes solar-powered UAVs capable of flying for a fortnight
Apr 23, 2011 Rajat Pandit, THE TIME OF INDIA NEW DELHI: After launching development of stealth UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles), India is now also looking at designing solar-powered spy drones which can cruise in the sky for several days at a time....
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23 avril 2011 6 23 /04 /avril /2011 08:00

The Harpy UAV Affair, the next chapter
April 20, 2011 CHINA DEFENSE BLOG Back in 2005, under pressure from the US, IAI returned the Chinese Harpy UAV without performing any upgrades (here). Judging from the recent CCTV report, the PLA seems to have shanzhai-ed the Harpy UAV with its own upgrades....
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