• 5 July 2007

    US Pushes Faster MRAP Production

    US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates says Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are not an uncontrollable challenge, and has urged the defence industry to produce Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles (MRAPs) quickly and...

  • 5 July 2007

    Russia Threatens EU Missile Installation

    Russia has threatened to place missiles in the EU's backyard if the US continues with its plan to set up a missile defence shield in Poland. Russia's first deputy Prime...

  • 4 July 2007

    Students Train on Virtual Vehicles

    A US military school is using 3D technology to ensure its students truly understand the machines they are working on. The US Army 187th Ordnance Battalion Wheel Vehicle Mechanic School...

  • 4 July 2007

    China Allows Foreign Investment in Defence

    The long-protected Chinese defence industry is opening up to foreign investors as the Chinese Government seeks to invigorate the industry. Firms producing less-sensitive military equipment will be allowed to solicit...

  • 3 July 2007

    US Army Combines Satellite Communication Programmes

    The US Army is merging the Joint Network Node (JNN) and Warfighter Information Network Tactical (WIN-T) in an effort to reduce costs and streamline acquisition efforts. JNN supports asymmetrical warfare...

  • 3 July 2007

    South Korea Unveils New Armoured Vehicle

    South Korea has unveiled a new armoured amphibious vehicle after eight years of development. The K21, a variant of the K200 personnel carrier, weighs 25t, has a top speed of...

  • 2 July 2007

    UK Fraud Office Requestions BAE

    The UK's Serious Fraud Office is to reinterview BAE Systems executives in an ongoing investigation into corruption. The second series of interviews with the executives will look at evidence uncovered...

  • 2 July 2007

    Robots Get Armed to Stun

    iRobot Corp has teamed up with stun-gun manufacturer Taser to arm robots for the use of the military and law-enforcers. The companies have paired iRobot's PackBot Explorer with the Taser...

  • 2 July 2007

    India Eyes Single Provider for $10bn Deal

    The world's single biggest fighter jet order will go to one manufacturer, according to the Indian Air Force (IAF). IAF chief of air staff Chief Marshal FH Major says the...

  • 29 June 2007

    US and Australian Troops Go Virtual

    Australia's defence minister has opened a new virtual training centre which will allow Australian troops to train with their US counterparts as well as the Australian Navy and Air Force...

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