News, views and contacts from the global Army industry
 

News Archive

Archive of industry news from the global army industry

News By Date

April 2015

Top

US and Japan unveil new guidelines for bilateral defence cooperation
28 April 2015 The US and Japanese national security leaders have unveiled new guidelines for bilateral defence cooperation during the Security Consultative Committee meeting in New York City,...

Indian Army completes winter and summer trials of Dhanush artillery gun
28 April 2015 The Indian Army's indigenously designed and manufactured 155mm x 45mm calibre artillery gun, Dhanush, has successfully completed winter and summer trials at an undisclosed...

BAE integrates F1 suspension technology into CV90 armoured vehicles
28 April 2015 BAE Systems has incorporated Formula One (F1) suspension technology into its CV90 infantry fighting vehicle family to help improve the vehicle's handling and speed across the...

Canada deploys new contingent to support fight against Islamic State
27 April 2015 Canada has deployed a new contingent of soldiers to Iraq to replace personnel currently serving overseas as part of efforts to support a US-led coalition in fight against the Islamic State of...

Sagem to supply autopilot systems for Brazilian Army’s Panther helicopters
27 April 2015 Sagem has signed an intention to proceed (ITP) agreement with Helibras to manufacture autopilot systems for the Brazilian Armed Forces' AS365 Panther...

LiquidPiston to develop fuel-efficient rotary combustion engine technologies for US military
27 April 2015 LiquidPiston has signed an agreement with the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop fuel-efficient, lightweight, rotary combustion engine technologies for the US...

US DoD unveils new strategy for operating in cyberspace
24 April 2015 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has unveiled a new strategy to strengthen its cyber defences and posture on cyber...

US and German soldiers train to enhance deployment readiness
24 April 2015 Military personnel from the US and German armies are conducting a bilateral training exercise in Germany, as part of the Operation Atlantic Resolve...

Marvin adds new versions to MTS-916 modular target simulator line
24 April 2015 Marvin Test Solutions has added two new variants to its MTS-916 modular target simulators line, which are designed to test optical, infrared and laser guided...

Indonesian Army completes acceptance tests of Leopard 2 simulators
23 April 2015 The Indonesian Army has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of the new Leopard 2 simulators built by Rheinmetall...

Aptima and US Army develop new simulator to enhance MUM-T operations
23 April 2015 Aptima has partnered with the US Army Research Institute to develop a new training game that will strengthen teaming skills for manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T)...

Third CAF medical team deployed to Sierra Leone to counter Ebola epidemic
23 April 2015 The Canadian Government has deployed additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Kerry Town, Sierra Leone, to help address the Ebola epidemic in the...

Lockheed evaluates upgraded UK Army Warrior armoured vehicle
22 April 2015 Lockheed Martin UK has successfully demonstrated firepower and fighting capabilities of the British Army's Warrior armoured vehicle during firing trials at the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) ranges...

AVL contracted to develop advanced combat engine for US Army
22 April 2015 AVL Powertrain Engineering (AVL) has been awarded a contract to develop an advanced combat engine for the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center...

New Zealand mentors to remain in Afghanistan until 2016
22 April 2015 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has extended the stay of its mentors and support staff at the Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA) in Afghanistan, until December...

US Army plans to deploy lighter weight DCGS-A system
21 April 2015 The US Army is planning to deploy a lighter and more user-friendly Distributed Common Ground System - Army (DCGS-A), in a bid to reduce complexity issues and make the system easier for soldiers...

US paratroopers start training of Ukrainian National Guard
21 April 2015 Paratroopers from the US Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade have started the Ukrainian-US command post exercise, Fearless Guardian 2015, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in...

Lebanon receives first batch of French weapons under $3bn Saudi-funded deal
21 April 2015 The Lebanese Defence Ministry has reportedly taken delivery of the first batch of French weapons and military equipment, which will boost the Lebanese Army’s warfighting...

DRS to supply mast-mounted surveillance suites to Canadian Army
20 April 2015 DRS Technologies has been awarded a contract to supply mast-mounted, long-range surveillance suites for the Canadian Army's light armoured vehicle-reconnaissance surveillance system (LRSS)...

US ally Australia and Iran agree to share intelligence in fight against IS
20 April 2015 Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced an intelligence sharing agreement with Iran, as part of efforts to better tackle Islamic State (IS) in...

Amnesty urges UN member states to ban further development of autonomous weapons systems
20 April 2015 Amnesty International has urged all UN member states to ban any further development of fully autonomous weapons systems (AWS) before their use in policing 'puts lives at...


cachename:Newscachekey:rd-1665407042_1857678299_rd-488908060_1243308781_ap1243308781_1857678299_595037423