Army Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the army-technology.com web site http://www.army-technology.com/ en-us http://www.army-technology.com/ Army Technology-Updates http://www.army-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif US completes AH-64E Apache deliveries to Taiwanese Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-completes-ah-64e-apache-deliveries-to-taiwanese-army-4410860 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-completes-ah-64e-apache-deliveries-to-taiwanese-army-4410860 The US has delivered an additional batch of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to the Taiwanese Army. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT ICH-47F Chinook Multi-Role Helicopter http://www.army-technology.com/projects/ich-47f-chinook-multi-role-helicopter/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/ich-47f-chinook-multi-role-helicopter/ ICH-47F Chinook is a next-generation, multi-role heavy-lift helicopter jointly developed by AgustaWestland and Boeing to replace the 40 CH-47C Chinooks in service with the Italian Army. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT MBDA completes series production testing of Milan ER missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmbda-completes-series-production-testing-of-milan-er-missile-4413846 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmbda-completes-series-production-testing-of-milan-er-missile-4413846 MBDA has successfully carried out test-firings of its Milan extended-response (ER) anti-tank guided missile from an undisclosed location. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australian Army secures approval for upgrade to Tiger helicopters http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-secures-approval-for-upgrade-to-tiger-helicopters-4413868 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-secures-approval-for-upgrade-to-tiger-helicopters-4413868 The Australian Department of Defence has granted a combined pass approval for upgrades to the Australian Army’s Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters (ARH). Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Latest In Defence - Digital training ranges; Sikorsky S-97 Raider; Royal Navy OPVs - YouTube [720p] http://www.army-technology.com/videos/3850752359001.html http://www.army-technology.com/videos/3850752359001.html Latest In Defence - Digital training ranges; Sikorsky S-97 Raider; Royal Navy OPVs Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:31:00 GMT Oxley Win Prestigious ‘Exporter of the Year’ Award http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/oxley-group/pressoxley-win-prestigious-exporter-of-the-year-award.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/oxley-group/pressoxley-win-prestigious-exporter-of-the-year-award.html Oxley Group was the proud winner of the Exporter of the Year award at the recent CN Group Business Awards. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:17:00 GMT Ukraine used cluster munitions during conflict, says HRW http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-used-cluster-munitions-during-conflict-says-hrw-4411970 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-used-cluster-munitions-during-conflict-says-hrw-4411970 The Ukrainian security forces fired cluster munitions in populated areas in the eastern industrial city of Donetsk earlier this month, an act that may amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Da-Vinci Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) http://www.army-technology.com/projects/da-vinci-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/da-vinci-unmanned-aerial-system-uas/ Da-Vinci is a lightweight vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), multi-rotor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) designed and developed by Flying Production, a company based in Israel. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT The Putin effect – increasing armoured vehicle lethality with anti-tank missiles http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurethe-putin-effect-increasing-armoured-vehicle-lethality-with-anti-tank-missiles-4405577/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurethe-putin-effect-increasing-armoured-vehicle-lethality-with-anti-tank-missiles-4405577/ Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the withdrawal of NATO forces from Afghanistan has seen military planners are reassess their approach to future land warfare. Instead of fighting insurgents, western armies could soon come up against tanks or well-or… Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Northern Command prepares expeditionary Ebola support team http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-northern-command-prepares-expeditionary-ebola-support-team-4410872 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-northern-command-prepares-expeditionary-ebola-support-team-4410872 The US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the Northern Command to prepare and train an expeditionary medical support team to quickly and safely respond in the event of additional Ebola cases in the US. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army reaffirms Meggitt as engagement skills trainer II supplier http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-reaffirms-meggitt-as-engagement-skills-trainer-ii-supplier-4410854 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-reaffirms-meggitt-as-engagement-skills-trainer-ii-supplier-4410854 The US Army has reaffirmed Meggitt Training Systems as the supplier of its next-generation virtual small arms trainer system. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Presentation of New Hybrid Product by IDE at the International Exhibition of Land Systems AUSA 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/presspresentation-product-ide-ausa-2014.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/presspresentation-product-ide-ausa-2014.html INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE) participated in the international exhibition AUSA 2014, one of the largest exhibitions in the world specialising in land systems, held in Washington DC, US from 13 - 15 October, 2014. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMT US MDA awards THAAD components production contract to Lockheed http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-mda-awards-thaad-components-production-contract-to-lockheed-4409332 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-mda-awards-thaad-components-production-contract-to-lockheed-4409332 Lockheed Martin has secured a contract to supply terminal high-altitude area defence (THAAD) system ground components to the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Boeing 'negotiates' Chinook helicopter sale with Brazilian Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboeing-negotiates-chinook-helicopter-sale-with-brazilian-army-4409348 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboeing-negotiates-chinook-helicopter-sale-with-brazilian-army-4409348 US defence contractor Boeing is reportedly in talks to sell CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the Brazilian Army. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Spain agrees to train Iraqi soldiers to fight against IS http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspain-agrees-to-train-iraqi-soldiers-to-fight-against-is-4410273 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspain-agrees-to-train-iraqi-soldiers-to-fight-against-is-4410273 The Spanish Government has agreed to train Iraqi security forces to help them fight Islamic State (IS) militants. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT India conducts second developmental trial of Nirbhay cruise missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-conducts-second-developmental-trial-of-nirbhay-cruise-missile-4408828 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-conducts-second-developmental-trial-of-nirbhay-cruise-missile-4408828 The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has test-launched its Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile from the integrated test range at Chandipur in Orissa, India. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Russia yet to start troop withdrawal from Ukraine border, says Nato http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-yet-to-start-troop-withdrawal-from-ukraine-border-says-nato-4408820 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-yet-to-start-troop-withdrawal-from-ukraine-border-says-nato-4408820 Russia is reportedly yet to start its troop withdrawal from the Ukrainian border, a Nato official has revealed. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon cleared to resume work on US Army's new electronic warfare project http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-cleared-to-resume-work-on-us-armys-new-electronic-warfare-project-4408845 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-cleared-to-resume-work-on-us-armys-new-electronic-warfare-project-4408845 Raytheon has been ordered by the US Army to resume work on the new electronic warfare planning and management tool (EWPMT) programme. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Redavia-Rental Solar Power for Remote Areas http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/redavia/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/redavia/ Without reliable access to grid electricity, remote camps and operations face the challenge of maintaining power within budget. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:38:00 GMT haacon-Container and Shelter Transport Systems http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/haacon/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/haacon/ haacon container and shelter transport systems are well-suited for civil defence, disaster aid, transporting equipment for militaries, for technical assistance services, international crisis aid, and wherever heavy loads have to be moved by manpower … Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:38:00 GMT