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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 15:17

G-Wagon Turret Problems Affect Training
photo www.militaryphotos.net By David Pugliese Defence Watch Tue, Jan 18 2011 I recently wrote about problems with the G-Wagon turrets for the Citizen after receiving emails from some Defence Watch readers in the reserves. They were concerned that their...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 15:15

Astrium to provide welfare communications services to deployed German troops
Ottobrunn, 19 January 2011 The German Bundeswehr has awarded a contract to Astrium, the European leader for space technologies for the delivery of “Welfare Communication Services” to deployed German troops. The multi-million euro contract covers current...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 15:07

NGC Verifies Crosslink Capability Between STSS Demo Satellites
Published on ASDNews: Jan 19, 2011 Redondo Beach, Calif. - The effectiveness of the Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstration satellites has been expanded after a communications crosslink was activated and successfully tested by Northrop...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:59

Cobham Acquires Leading Supplier of Advanced Bomb Disposal Robots
Published on ASDNews: Jan 19, 2011 Cobham plc ('Cobham' or the 'Group') has acquired the share capital of Telerob GmbH ('Telerob'), a privately-owned German-based manufacturer of advanced bomb disposal robots and threat response vehicles for EUR 78 m...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:56

Picatinny 'Squeezes In' Solution for MRAP Ammo Stowage
Published on ASDNews: Jan 19, 2011 Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. - Duct tape, bungee cords, straps, netting, plywood. Do these items sound like safe and secure ways to store 200 pounds of ammunition on a combat vehicle in the middle of a war zone?
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:53

AF. Rasmussen tente le contournement de Cathy Ashton. La manoeuvre échoue
Publié le 19 janvier 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde Le rapprochement entre l’Union européenne et l’OTAN pâtine. Et toujours pour les mêmes raisons que le lecteur de ce blog connait désormais : le différend entre Chypre et la Turquie. Cela n’empêche pas...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:49

Smith & Wesson Introduces New Self-Defense Handgun – the Governor
January 19, 2011 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 159-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, announced yesterday the introduction of the Governor - a new firearm engineered as the ultimate...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:46

Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems Withdraws From Ground Combat Vehicle Program Competition
January 19, 2011 LAKE ORION, Mich. Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems (ADVS) has recently decided to withdraw as a competitor for the Army's Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) Program. The GCV Program is the Army's initiative to develop an armored vehicle that...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:32

Bolivia to receive combat aircraft from China
Photo by Danie van der Merwe Published on ASDNews: Jan 18, 2011 LA PAZ - Bolivia is set to receive six Chinese-made combat aircraft to be used to fight drug trafficking, the head of the Bolivian Air Force said on Tuesday.
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 14:28

Wescam Provides a New EO/IR Payload for the Camcopter
Photo: Schiebel Group January 19, 2011 Schiebel and L3 have tested the S-100 Camcopter Vertical take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) equipped with L3′s Wescam MX-10 EO/IR payload. The first flight was performed in Austria. According...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 13:14

More Hermes-450 UAVs to Brazil
Crédit photo Plano Brazil January 19, 2011 Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary Aeroeletrônica Ltda. (AEL) has won a contract to supply additional Hermes 450 unmanned aerial systems to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The contract follows one year Brazilian...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 01:38

The Future of the RAF 12 – ISTAR #06 (High Altitude Platforms)
By Think Defence January 18, 2011 "... In the context of the overall TD proposal to shift funding from fast combat jets to intelligence, transport and regional security building the high altitude platform in all its numerous guises is something that can...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 01:34

Un Udaloy russe endommagé par un incendie
Le destroyer russe Severomorsk, du type Udaloy crédits : BERNARD PREZELIN 19.01.2011 Le destroyer lance-missiles russe Vitse-Admiral Kulakov a semble-t-il été endommagé par un incendie début janvier. La situation du bâtiment, appartenant à la flotte du...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 01:32

Le Charles de Gaulle abordé par la Meuse lors d'un ravitaillement
Ravitaillement du Charles de Gaulle, ici avec la Somme crédits : MARINE NATIONALE 19.01.2011 Grâce aux procédures d'urgence et à la réactivité des équipages, il y a eu plus de peur que de mal. Le 15 janvier, lors d'une manoeuvre de ravitaillement à la...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 01:25

Report Reveals Undisclosed F-35 Problems
Photo www.jsf.mil By DAVE MAJUMDAR Published: 18 Jan 2011 17:12 The F-35 Lightning II strike fighter has previously undisclosed problems with its handling, avionics, afterburner and helmet-mounted display, according to a report by the Pentagon's Director...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 01:10

Alain Juppé a présenté les avancées de l’Otan devant la commission de la Défense de l’Assemblée nationale
Photo www.defense.gouv.fr Mise à jour :18/01/2011 - Auteur : Linda Verhaeghe Lors d’une audition en fin 2010 à l’Assemblée nationale devant les députés de la Commission de la Défense et des forces armées et dont le compte-rendu vient d’être publié, Alain...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 00:56

General Dynamics awarded $44m for Saudi tank work
January 18, 2011 General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, was recently awarded two contracts worth $44 million for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's tank program. The contracts were awarded by the US Army TACOM Lifecycle Management...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 00:52

U.S. pitches jets to Japan
TOKYO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Acting on his administration's drive to bolster military cooperation with Japan, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates suggested Tokyo consider buying U.S. combat aircraft. Read more: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-In...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 00:39

McKeon: China Got Stealth Technology From Russia
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Published: 18 Jan 2011 14:59 WASHINGTON - China got the technology for its first stealth fighter jet from Russia, a senior U.S. lawmaker said Jan. 18, one week after the airplane apparently made its maiden flight. "My understanding...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 00:33

Les députés européens rappellent Cathy Ashton à ses promesses
Publié le 18 janvier 2011 par Nicolas Gros-Verheyde (A Strasbourg) Ce n’est pas ce qui avait été promis. Voici en substance la lettre que s’apprêtent à remettre les représentants des principaux partis politiques européens à la Haute représentante, Cathy...
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19 janvier 2011 3 19 /01 /janvier /2011 00:18

Mapping the European Union’s interests
18 January 2011 By Jales Rogers, European Geostrategy The Egmont Institute (Royal Institute for International Relations) in Brussels has just published my latest booklet on European geostrategy in the twenty-first century, where I introduce the concept...
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18 janvier 2011 2 18 /01 /janvier /2011 23:58

North Korea spends about a third of income on military: group
Jan 18, SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is spending about a third of its national income on its military, a much larger amount than announced, as it builds its forces despite a struggling economy, a South Korean think tank said on Tuesday.
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18 janvier 2011 2 18 /01 /janvier /2011 23:54

S. Korea, Russia In Arms Technology Transfer Talks
SEOUL South Korea has been negotiating with Russia to receive advanced defense technology as part of debt repayments, officials said Jan. 18. Russia has so far provided South Korea with weapons worth $740 million as a way of repaying about $1.3 billion...
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18 janvier 2011 2 18 /01 /janvier /2011 23:49

Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense Industry Expects to Significantly Boost Defense Production Volume
January 18, 2011 On January 10-12 meetings headed by the Azerbaijani Minister Yavar Jamalov were held in the Production Unions of the Ministry of Defense Industry. Briefings were listened on the results of the activities of the production unions in the...
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18 janvier 2011 2 18 /01 /janvier /2011 23:39

DSEi 2011: A world of new opportunities for defence and security suppliers
January 18, 2011 Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) 2011, will demonstrate how the global defence and security industry is responding to the diverse portfolio of threats facing virtually all nations today, showcasing new and established...
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