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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

Soldiers to Receive New Precision Mortar Round
(Source: US Army; dated Feb. 23, web-posted Feb. 28, 2011) ARLINGTON, Va. --- Early next month U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan will receive a first-of-its kind, GPS-guided 120mm mortar munition that can pinpoint targets at ranges up to 6,300 meters, service...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

Request for Information Considering an "Air-Transportable Tactical Vehicle"
(Source: European Defence Agency; issued Feb. 28, 2011) Issuer: Dutch Ministry of Defence (Defence Materiel Organisation) Short Description: For specific missions of the NLD armed forces an internally Air-Transportable Tactical Vehicle is needed that...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

AgustaWestland, CAE, BAE Systems to pursue Australian AIR 9000 Phase 7
March 01, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, together with CAE and BAE Systems have today announced the formation of an industry team to pursue the AIR 9000 Phase 7 program in Australia. The AIR 9000 Phase 7 program, also called...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing
March 01, 2011 SHEPARD GROUP INKAS is pleased to announce the release of its new 2011 INKAS LAPV II (APC) model. This innovative vehicle is equipped with advanced blast and ballistic protection, handling and maneuverability, increased tires size, significantly...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

War In Afghanistan News 1 Mar 2011
Posted by MsMarti - on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 AfghanistanProvinces War in Afghanistan News reports provided by ISAF Joint Command. Operations are reported in the following provinces: Kandahar, Daykundi, Helmand and Herat.
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

L’armée de Terre présente le FELIN à Abu Dhabi
28/02/2011 Armée de Terre Du 20 au 24 février 2011, le salon IDEX s’est tenu à Abu Dhabi. Le plus grand salon de défense au Moyen-Orient a accueilli l’armée de Terre et ses dernières innovations. La présence française à ce salon IDEX , du 20 au 24 février...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 07:00

PlantCML® changes name to Cassidian Communications, Inc., an EADS North America Company
Temecula, Calif., 01 March 2011 Plant Equipment Inc., dba PlantCML®, an industry leader in mission critical communications, today announced its official name change to Cassidian Communications, Inc., an EADS North America company. As the largest and most...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 01:00

Armement: la Russie et le Maroc signeront deux accords
MOSCOU, 1er mars - RIA Novosti La Russie et le Maroc signeront deux accords de coopération technique et militaire, a annoncé mardi l'ambassadeur du Royaume du Maroc à Moscou Abdelkader Lecheheb lors d'une conférence de presse organisée par RIA Novosti....
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:53

Azerbaijan Rearms
March 1, 2011 STRATEGY PAGE Azerbaijan is buying 24 Mi-35M helicopter gunships from Russia. The Mi-35 is the export version of the most recent upgrade of the Mi-24. This is a twelve ton helicopter gunship that also has a cargo area that can hold up to...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:51

Tank Rounds Light Up the Sky
Posted 2/28/2011 STRATEGY PAGE More than 7200 pounds of unserviceable tank rounds, mortars and 1700 pounds of composition C-4 detonates near Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Feb. 19. Photo by Sgt. Brandon Owen
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:43

UK confirms two Tornado GR4 squadrons will go by June
01/03/11 By Craig Hoyle Flight International Two of the UK Royal Air Force's Panavia Tornado GR4 squadrons are to be decommissioned on 1 June, as the service's fleet of the type will be reduced to 136 aircraft. The RAF confirms that the units to fall...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:41

Northrop Grumman to Provide Flight-Line Security Systems for Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Aircraft
CANBERRA, Australian Capital Territory – March 2, 2011 – The Australian Defence Materiel Organisation has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a contract to provide integrated airfield and asset protection solutions for the Royal Australian...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:36

CASSIDIAN remporte le contrat du programme de modernisation des fantassins de l’armée suisse
01 mars 2011 Cassidian s’est vu attribuer par Armasuisse, l’Office fédéral des approvisionnements militaires de la Confédération helvétique, un contrat portant sur l’ingénierie de production avancée du programme IMESS (Integrated and Modular Engagement...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:28

Russia confirms plans to supply Syria with Yakhont missiles
By RIA Novosti on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Saturday Russia has not dropped its plans to supply Syria with Yakhont missiles. "The contract [on supplies] is in progress," Serdyukov told journalists in Vladivostok,...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:25

Les difficiles équations de Gérard Longuet au ministère de la Défense
01/03/11 par Alain Ruello / LesEchos Outre l'Afghanistan et le suivi de la réforme militaire, l'ancien sénateur de la Meuse va devoir composer avec les incertitudes budgétaires. Deux mois pour prendre le pouls des dossiers, sept à huit au maximum pour...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:23

UAE's Adcom flies new unmanned target
01/03/11 By Siva Govindasamy Flight International UAE firm Adcom Systems has launched its latest unmanned aerial target, the Yabhon-GRN. Built after a five-year development programme, the design features a forward swept wing design and has a maximum take-off...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:17

S. Korea to Get 1st Early Warning Aircraft in July
The 737 AEW&C "Peace Eye" is seen during a test flight. Boeing is expected to deliver four of the planes to the South Korean Air Force by July. (Boeing) 28 Feb 2011 by JUNG SUNG-KI SEOUL - Boeing will deliver the first of four planned 737 airborne early...
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2 mars 2011 3 02 /03 /mars /2011 00:13

Brunei will Increase CN-235 Fleet
CN-235 of the Royal Brunei Air Force (photo : Airliners - matthew Johnston) 01 March 2011 DEFENSE STUDIES The government reaffirmed on Monday its commitment to support the domestic weapons industry by setting up programs for the Defense Industry Policy...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 22:21

Australia will Increase C-17 Fleet
Australia may buy fifth C-17 Globemaster II (photo : Air Attack) 01 March 2011 DEFENSE STUDIES Australia is investigating the purchase of an additional C-17A Globemaster III heavy lift aircraft Minister for Defence Stephen Smith said today. Australia...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 22:07

Chinook Maitenance Contract Signed
CH-47 Chinook of the Australian Army (photo: Chinook Helicopter) 01 March 2011 DEFENSE STUDIES Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that Defence had signed a contract with BAE Systems to maintain the Army’s fleet of Chinook Helicopters....
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 21:57

DCI Trains the Malaysian Army
A-109 Low Observation Helicopter of the Malaysian Army (photo : Scramble) 01 March 2011 DEFENSE STUDIES DCI-COFRAS announces the set-up of a tactical course on foreign equipment, which is a big first since the company's creation in 1972. DCI provides...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 21:55

Trophy APS on Israeli Merkava Mk4 Successfull in First Combat Engagement with Hostile Anti-Tank Missile
IDF Merkava Mk 4 equipped with Rafael's Trophy (ASPRO-A) APS are now deployed along the Israeli border with Gaza. Photo: MOD March 1, 2011 by Tamir Eshel / Defense Update Following the deployment of Merkava Mk 4 tanks equipped with Trophy (ASPRO-A) Active...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 21:52

HeiTech Padu and Thales Nederland to cooperate in Naval Combat Management System
01 March 2011 HeiTech Padu Berhad and Thales Nederland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that confirms their cooperation in the development of a Malaysian Naval Combat Management System. Both companies agree that, based on a transfer of technology...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 21:47

Livraisons d'armes suspectes en Côte d'Ivoire
01/03/2011 Par Adèle Smith LeFigaro.fr L'ONU accuse la Biélorussie d'acheminer du matériel militaire destiné au camp Gbabgo. Alors que la Côte d'Ivoire menace de s'enfoncer dans la guerre civile, l'ONU accuse la Biélorussie de violer l'embargo sur les...
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1 mars 2011 2 01 /03 /mars /2011 21:05

L'Europe de la Défense, comment aller plus loin pour l'avenir?
Chers Amis, L'Association Mer & Universités a le plaisir de vous inviter à la seconde Rencontre des Corsaires, le vendredi 4 mars, à 18h30, au restaurant LR. 9, rue du général Lanrezac, 75017 Paris Les Rencontres des Corsaires sont destinées à permettre...
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