Army Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 ST Electronics (Info-Security)-Critical Infrastructure Security and Encyption Solutions to Combat Cyber Threats http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/st-electronics-is/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/st-electronics-is/ ST Electronics (Info-Security) offers critical infrastructure security solutions that protect against, and help respond to cyber threats. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:07:00 GMT Electromechanical Testing of Lifting Systems http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/electromechanical-testing-of-lifting-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/electromechanical-testing-of-lifting-systems/ Lifting equipment must meet stringent requirements, especially if it is intended for use in the defence sector. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:29:00 GMT German Army awards EC135 aircraft full-service support contract to Airbus http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgerman-army-awards-ec135-aircraft-full-service-support-contract-to-airbus-4471277 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgerman-army-awards-ec135-aircraft-full-service-support-contract-to-airbus-4471277 Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a contract modification to continue maintenance and upgrade work on the German Army's fleet of EC135 training helicopters. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Pakistan Taliban kills students at Pakistani Army school http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-taliban-kills-students-at-pakistani-army-school-4471287 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-taliban-kills-students-at-pakistani-army-school-4471287 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants have killed 141 people, including 132 children, at an army-run high school in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Israel's Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system fails interception trial http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsisraels-arrow-3-anti-ballistic-missile-system-fails-interception-trial-4471296 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsisraels-arrow-3-anti-ballistic-missile-system-fails-interception-trial-4471296 Israel's upgraded Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile system has reportedly failed its first live interception trial over the Mediterranean Sea, because of technical problems. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT US military to test new software upgrade for C2BMC system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-military-to-test-new-software-upgrade-for-c2bmc-system-4467586 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-military-to-test-new-software-upgrade-for-c2bmc-system-4467586 A Lockheed Martin-led missile defence national team has delivered a command control, battle management and communications (C2BMC) software upgrade for the US Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC). Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Australian police end Sydney's Lindt Café hostage crisis http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-police-end-sydneys-lindt-cafe-hostage-crisis-4469700 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-police-end-sydneys-lindt-cafe-hostage-crisis-4469700 Three people, including the gunman, died after Australian Police commandos entered Sydney's Lindt Café to bring an end to the hostage crisis. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Greece requests CH-47D Chinook sale from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgreece-requests-ch-47d-chinook-sale-from-us-4469692 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgreece-requests-ch-47d-chinook-sale-from-us-4469692 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of CH-47D Chinook helicopters and associated equipment to Greece. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Omnetics Connector Corporation-Micro and Nano Connectors and Interconnect Systems for Military Applications http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/omnetics/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/omnetics/ Omnetics Connector Corporation is a privately owned, world-class connector design and manufacturing company with over 25 years of experience focused on Micro-miniature and Nano-miniature high- reliability electronic connectors and interconnect system… Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:16:00 GMT Five hostages flee hijacked Sydney's Martin Place Lindt Cafe in Australia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfive-hostages-flee-hijacked-sydneys-martin-place-lindt-cafe-in-australia-4468665 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfive-hostages-flee-hijacked-sydneys-martin-place-lindt-cafe-in-australia-4468665 At least five hostages, including two women, have fled the Lindt Chocolate Café in Sydney's Martin Place, Australia, which was hijacked by an armed gunman. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Airbus hands over Tiger HAD Block 2 helicopters to French army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsairbus-hands-over-tiger-had-block-2-helicopters-to-french-army-4467598 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsairbus-hands-over-tiger-had-block-2-helicopters-to-french-army-4467598 The French army has taken delivery of the first two upgraded Tiger hélicoptère appui-destruction (HAD) attack helicopters from Airbus Helicopters. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT No mans land - the ten most disputed borders http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureno-mans-land---the-ten-most-disputed-borders-4466814/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureno-mans-land---the-ten-most-disputed-borders-4466814/ Ongoing unrest and armed struggles divide nations causing uproar and protest at home and aboard. From Crimea to the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands, army-technology.com lists the world’s ten most disputed borders. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK to send additional trainers to Iraq in January 2015 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-send-additional-trainers-to-iraq-in-january-2015-4468656 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-send-additional-trainers-to-iraq-in-january-2015-4468656 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is planning to deploy additional military personnel to Iraq next year to train the Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces to fight the Islamic State (IS) militants. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Roke selected to support UK's land forces' future capability http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsroke-selected-to-support-uks-land-forces-future-capability-4466465 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsroke-selected-to-support-uks-land-forces-future-capability-4466465 Roke Manor Research has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead a programme that will support the future development of the national Land Forces. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT KMW delivers first Leopard 2 A7 tanks to German Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskmw-delivers-first-leopard-2-a7-tanks-to-german-army-4467283 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskmw-delivers-first-leopard-2-a7-tanks-to-german-army-4467283 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has delivered the first Leopard 2 A7 main battle tanks (MBT) to the German Army, at its facility in Munich, Germany. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Canadian DND orders urban operations training solution from Cubic http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-dnd-orders-urban-operations-training-solution-from-cubic-4467270 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-dnd-orders-urban-operations-training-solution-from-cubic-4467270 Cubic has secured a contract amendment to deliver an urban operations training system (UOTS) capability to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Aqeri Signs Cooperation and Distribution Agreement with German Company Cordsen Engineering http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/aqeri/pressaqeri-agreement-cordsen-engineering.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/aqeri/pressaqeri-agreement-cordsen-engineering.html Aqeri, leading Swedish producer of ruggedized computer and communication equipment for extreme environments, has signed a cooperation and distribution agreement with German company Cordsen Engineering GmbH. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:23:00 GMT US Joint Staff evaluates threat posed by Russian arms control violation http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-joint-staff-evaluates-threat-posed-by-russian-arms-control-violation-4465893 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-joint-staff-evaluates-threat-posed-by-russian-arms-control-violation-4465893 The US Joint Staff has conducted a military assessment of a threat posed because of the violation of an arms control agreement by Russia, a senior US defence official has revealed. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT French military orders Roquette NG weapon systems from Saab http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrench-military-orders-roquette-ng-weapon-systems-from-saab-4465135 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrench-military-orders-roquette-ng-weapon-systems-from-saab-4465135 Saab has received a contract to supply Roquette Nouvelle Generation (Roquette NG) shoulder-launched weapon systems to the French Armed Forces. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Danish MoD receives final offers for M113 replacement contract http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdanish-mod-receives-final-offers-for-m113-replacement-contract-4465139 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdanish-mod-receives-final-offers-for-m113-replacement-contract-4465139 The Danish Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received final offers from four European manufacturers for the national army's ageing M113 armoured personnel carriers (APC) fleet replacement contract. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT