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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 07:50

Shortage of RAF pilots for Libya as defence cuts bite
28 Mar 2011 By Thomas Harding, Defence Correspondent THE TELEGRAPH The RAF risks running short of pilots for operations over Libya as cuts to the defence budget threaten to undermine front-line operations, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Since the conflict...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

Airbus Military awarded R475K in CASA work
29 March 2011 by defenceWeb Airbus Military has been awarded a contract of just over R475 000 to provide product support services to the South African Air Force for its fleet of four CASA C212 and one CASA C235 transport aircraft. The order is an extension...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

R87.7m more for A-Darter
29 March 2011 by defenceWe The South African Air Force has awarded Denel a further R87.7 million order for the development of the Denel Dynamics A-Darter 5th generation short-range air-to-air missile, taking the known amount spent to date to over R1 billion....
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

U.S. Defense Acquisitions Continue Cost Growth
Mar 29, 2011 By Michael Bruno AviationWeek.com The Pentagon is increasingly making decisions that better position “most” new or planned weapons programs to succeed, congressional auditors say, but half of the total major defense acquisition programs (MDAPs)...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

Opérations en Libye : Les nouveaux systèmes à l'épreuve
29/03/2011 MER et MARINE Indépendamment des enjeux politiques et humanitaires qui ont conduit à l'intervention de la coalition en Libye, on ne peut s'empêcher de remarquer que ces opérations engendrent des retombées très intéressantes pour les militaires...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

Manœuvres franco-algériennes en Méditerranée
29/03/2011 MER et MARINE Six navires, deux avions et un hélicoptère vont être mobilisés durant trois semaines à l'occasion de Raïs Hamidou. Cet exercice franco-algérien, organisé régulièrement, a débuté vendredi dernier et se déroulera jusqu'au 12 avril,...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

P-8A Poseidon : Assemblage final pour le premier avion de série
29/03/2011 MER et MARINE L'usine Boeing de Renton, aux Etats-Unis, a débuté ce mois-ci l'assemblage final du premier avion de patrouille maritime P-8A Poseidon de série. L'appareil doit être livré en 2012 à l'US Navy, qui mènera à bord une campagne de...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

Navy's SPAWAR Combat Technology Aids Operations in Japan
Navy Aircraft Using New SPAWAR Technology to Support Search and Rescue Operations in Japan 03.28.2011 Story by Chief Petty Officer Lesley Maceyak SAN DIEGO – WAR ON TERROR A new network architecture designed by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 06:00

Russie-Otan: aucun progrès dans la coopération sur le bouclier antimissile (Rogozine)
BRUXELLES, 29 mars - RIA Novosti La Russie et l'Alliance atlantique n'ont pas réalisé de progrès substantiels dans leur coopération sur la mise en place d'un système de défense antimissile en Europe, a constaté mardi le représentant de la Russie auprès...
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30 mars 2011 3 30 /03 /mars /2011 00:31

Russie : L'aéronavale partiellement transférée à l'armée de l'air ?
29/03/2011 MER et MARINE Une bonne partie des avions de combat de la marine russe pourrait être intégrée dans l'armée de l'Air en fin d'année. C'est ce qu'a indiqué à l'agence de presse RIA Novosti une source militaire présentée comme « de haut rang »....
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 22:00

Condor, le supercalculateur à base de PS3 de la défense américaine, est opérationnel
28 Mars 2011 Publiée par Audrey Oeillet CLUBIC.COM Inauguré l'année dernière par le département de la défense des Etats-Unis (DoD), le supercalculateur Condor est aujourd'hui officiellement totalement actif. Equipé de pas moins de 1 716 Playstation 3,...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:45

To-Date Costs of Libya Strikes: $550M
A Harrier jet aircraft assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps’ 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit returns to the amphibious assault ship Kearsarge for fuel and ammunition resupply on March 21 while conducting air strikes in Libya. (Lance Cpl. Michael S. Lockett...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:45

French Pilots Test Their Nerve Over Libya
source PA Charles de Gaulle Mar 29, 2011 By Elizabeth Pineau/Reuters - AviationWeek.com ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER CHARLES DE GAULLE, March 29 (Reuters) - Thrust into a hastily planned campaign in Libya, some French fighter pilots on the Charles de Gaulle...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:45

MEP Urges Revised Funding in EU Military Ops
29 Mar 2011 By JULIAN HALE DefenseNews BRUSSELS - European Union Parliamentarian Roberto Gualtieri wants more funding for EU military operations to come from an EU common budget called the Athena mechanism. His call is one of many in a wide-ranging report...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:30

In Six Weeks, Turkey Will Choose Future Utility Copter
29 Mar 2011 BY UMIT ENGINSOY AND BURAK EGE BEKDIL DefenseNews ANKARA - Turkey is planning to select its new utility helicopter type within four to six weeks, after a final round of negotiations with two rival manufacturers: the U.S.' Sikorsky Aircraft...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:30

Paris prêt à parler de livraisons d'armes aux insurgés libyens
LONDRES, 29 mars (Reuters) La France est prête à parler avec ses partenaires de la coalition euro-américano-arabe de la fourniture éventuelle d'armes aux insurgés libyens qui luttent contre Mouammar Kadhafi, a déclaré mardi Alain Juppé. Le ministre français...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 21:30

Les programmes de modernisation vont galvaniser le marché français de la défense terrestre
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, France, 29/03/2011 Selon une nouvelle étude de Frost & Sullivan intitulée "ROSM - Marché français de la défense terrestre", Le marché français de la défense terrestre a généré 973 millions d'euros en 2009 et devrait...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

China tests missile air defence system
PLA Air Force HQ-9 Surface-to-Air Missile 2011-03-29 (China Military News cited from PTI) Chinese military has conducted a drill to test its integrated air defence capability under the scenario of a massive air strike. The tests which were held last week...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Flying into the void - RN night time helicopter operations in Afghanistan
March 28, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP It’s the middle of the night, a few thousand feet above the Helmand ‘Green Zone’. The moon is nowhere to be seen and it’s so dark that we can’t see the line of the horizon, let alone the ground, towards which we will shortly...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Boeing receives USAF contract for additional C-130 modernization kits
March 29, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP Boeing today announced that it has been awarded a $31 million follow-on contract from the US Air Force for two more C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) kits. The agreement, part of a low-rate initial production (LRIP)...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Lockheed Stresses New Interest in Meads
Mar 29, 2011 By Andrea Shalal-Esa/Reuters AviationWeek.com The international consortium developing the $3.4 billion Meads air and missile defense program for the U.S., Germany and Italy says it could sign on a fourth foreign partner by next year, according...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Refurbished US Frigate Transferred to Pakistan Navy
March 29th, 2011 By US Defense Security Cooperation / DEFENSE TALK The Pakistani warship, the PNS Alamgir, officially departed from Naval Station Mayport after several months of refurbishment and the training of its personnel on 21 March. It is scheduled...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Finmeccanica Announces the Merger of Elsag Datamat and SELEX Communications
March 28, 2011 Finmeccanica - defense-aerospace.com Finmeccanica’s Board of Directors, meeting in Rome today, has decided to initiate the merger of Elsag Datamat and SELEX Communications. The transaction is in line with the company’s plan, launched in...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

2,000 TOW ITAS Traversing Units Already Delivered
March 28, 2011 Namsa News - defense-aerospace.com On 14th March 2011, a ceremony was held in the NAMSA Rockets, Missiles, UAS, Combat Vehicles (LM) Workshop to mark the completion delivery of the 2000th TOW ITAS Traversing Units. (TOW = Tube-launched...
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29 mars 2011 2 29 /03 /mars /2011 18:30

Germany investigates what caused Eurofighter to drop fuel tanks
© Geoffrey Lee/Eurofighter 29/03/11 By Michael Gubisch Flight International A German air force Eurofighter lost two 1,000 litre (265USgal) underwing fuel tanks during a routine training flight over the southern state of Bavaria on 28 March. The two tanks...
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