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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:45

HAW reaches 4,000 flight hours while bringing back home Hungarian soldiers
April 5, 2011 defpro.com PÁPA AIR BASE, Hungary | Some 118 Hungarian soldiers returned home from their ISAF mission in Afghanistan late Friday night at Pápa Air Base and on that same redeployment flight the Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) reached 4,000 flight...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

UK and Swedish Defence Groups Sign New Deal
April 5, 2011 defpro.com A|D|S, the UK's AeroSpace, Defence and Security trade organisation, will sign a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Swedish Security & Defence (SOFF) on Tuesday 05 April 2011 in Stockholm. The UK and Swedish...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

Dressing For Success: Equipping The 21st Century Warfighter Quickly And Efficiently
April 5, 2011 by Dr. Daniel Goure LEXINGTON INSTITUTE Research Study United States ground forces entered Iraq and Afghanistan poorly equipped to deal with the challenges of protracted dismounted operations. While “equipping the man” has long been a maxim...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

Russia delivers 2 combat helicopters to Peru
MOSCOW, April 5 (RIA Novosti) Russia has delivered two Mi-35P Hind E attack helicopters to Peru under a contract to provide the South American country with air power to combat cocaine production and terrorism. The disassembled helicopters were delivered...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

F-16s En Route to Chile
(Source: Netherlands Ministry of Defence; issued March 4, 2011) defense-aerospace.com The second batch of F-16 fighters that Chile has purchased from the Netherlands today took off from Volkel air base for their new home. In total, the South American...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

Israeli Defense Exports for 2010 Surpass $7.3 Billion
(Source: Forecast International; issued April 4, 2011) - defense-aerospace.com WASHINGTON --- Israeli defense exports for 2010 are expected to match the all-time high reached in 2009, according to Defense Ministry officials. The record year of 2009 saw...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

Czech Army Returns Planes For Repairs--Paper
Apr 5, 2011 By Jan Lopatka/Reuters AviationWeek.com PRAGUE - The Czech army will return for repair four Spanish-made CASA C-295 M military transport planes after the aircraft failed tests, a newspaper reported, a new turn in a series of deals criticized...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 22:30

Jordanian fighter jets join European military base
Amman, Apr 5 (Petra) – pakistan defence Royal Air Force fighter jets joined a military base in Europe two days ago to provide logistical support for imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya and protect Jordanian military aircraft flying humanitarian aid...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

Boeing: Boeing Supports 1st Hellfire Test Launch from Avenger System
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 5, 2011 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] supported the U.S. Army's first test launch of an AGM-114 Hellfire missile on Feb. 23 at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The missile was fired from a modified Avenger weapon system as part of Boeing's...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

Following Latin-American Success, Israel’s Defense Technology Innovator RAFAEL Charts Brazil Expansion Opportunities
Lova Drori, Executive Vice President for Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. April 5, 2011 by Tamir Eshel DEFENSE UPDATE Israel’s leading defense systems manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is one of the largest exhibitors at the Israeli pavilion...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

MoD redundancies: quarter of Navy fighter pilots face sack
05 Apr 2011By Steven Swinford THE TELEGRAPH More than a quarter of the Navy’s fighter pilots are to lose their jobs following the government’s decision to scrap its Harrier jump jets and the aircraft carrier Ark Royal. Senior military sources described...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

La défense européenne à l'épreuve de la crise libyenne
« Je comprends que l'autonomie stratégique européenne puisse paraître idéaliste au regard de l'actualité », a déclaré le président de la sous-commission, Arnaud Danjean. 05.04.2011 par Aude Raso Centre universitaire d'enseignement du journalisme - Strasbourg...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

F-35: un expert américain appuie Kevin Page
05 avril 2011 LA PRESSE CANADIENNE – 20 Minutes OTTAWA - Un expert américain en matière de défense soutient que la nouvelle flotte de F-35 coûtera près du double du montant projeté par le gouvernement conservateur. Winslow Wheeler, analyste au sein d'un...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

Le chef de l'armée de l'air russe entame une visite aux Etats-Unis
source www.armyrecognition.com MOSCOU, 5 avril - RIA Novosti En visite de travail aux Etats-Unis jusqu'au 9 avril, le commandant en chef des Forces aériennes russes, le général Alexandre Zeline se rendra au Pentagone et à l'état-major du Commandement...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

La France a-t-elle les moyens militaires de multiplier les fronts ?
05/04/2011 par ANTOINE FOUCHET - LaCroix Après l’Afghanistan depuis fin 2001 et la Libye depuis deux semaines, les militaires français sont intervenus en Côte d’Ivoire. Le général de brigade aérienne (er) Jean-Vincent Brisset estime que la France a les...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 21:30

Iranian Air Force to Equip Fighter Planes with New Stealth Systems
05 April 2011 airforce-technology The Iranian Air Force is to equip its jet fighters with new radar-evading stealth systems. About three different types of radar interferences systems have been manufactured for installation on the fighter planes, according...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 20:11

Une seule coque pour deux missions
Le Projet 885 Yasen, classe Granay. source RusNavy Intelligence 5 avril 2011 par Rédacteur en chef. PORTAIL DES SOUS-MARINS Des représentants de l’Etat-major de la Marine russe ont fait une série de déclarations détonantes. Certaines d’entre elle portaient...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 20:09

War In Afghanistan News 5 Apr 2011
Afghan Map War in Afghanistan News reports provided by ISAF Joint Command. Operations are reported in the following provinces: Helmand, Kandahar, Kabul, Zabul, Kunar, Khost, Logar and Paktika.
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 20:03

Operation Strong Eagle III
Posted 4/4/2011 STRATEGY PAGE A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter takes off after depositing Task Force No Slack soldiers, assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Bastogne, during Operation Strong Eagle III in Marawara District...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 20:00

120mm Magic Arrives
April 5, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE The U.S. Army finally got its new GPS guided, 120mm mortar shells to Afghanistan. Development and production delays kept this from happening for years. But some pressure from the top (in response to lots of pressure from the...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 19:40

Fine Jungle Craftsmanship
April 5, 2011: STRATEGY PAGE The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) finally sent a team down to Ecuador to do a thorough technical analysis of one of the two submarines found down there in the last eight months. These subs are real, but it took some...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 19:38

CH-53K Helicopter Program Has Addressed Early Difficulties and Adopted Strategies to Address Future Risks
(Source: Government Accountability Office; issued April 4, 2011) The CH-53K helicopter mission is to provide combat assault transport of heavy weapons, equipment, and supplies from sea to support Marine Corps operations ashore. Since the program began...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 19:32

Market, technology for KC-390 coming into clearer focus
05/04/11 By Stephen Trimble Flight International Special permission is not typically required to walk inside a wooden mock-up of an aircraft, especially when the model lacks wings, engines and even a cockpit. But the fuselage section behind a small partition...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 19:17

India to buy 65 HAL light combat helicopters
05/04/11 By Greg Waldron Flight International The Indian air force plans to buy 65 Hindustan Aeronautics light combat helicopters, with deliveries to start in 2013-14. The service has confirmed the size of its planned purchase, but says the cost of the...
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5 avril 2011 2 05 /04 /avril /2011 19:15

Aurora wins contract for Sikorsky S-97 Raider prototype airframes
April 05, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to design and build prototype airframes as part of the S-97 Raider program. Aurora's design and manufacturing role will take place...
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