Category: Land

Alcoholic CO Charges Star Soldier With Drunk on Duty

FORT DRUM, N.Y. — Capt. Tyler Peters, the commander of Bravo Company, 1-87 Infantry, charged Staff Sgt. John Shuller on Wednesday with being drunk on duty after the soldier arrived at PT smelling like...

China to probe army spending in corruption crackdown: report

China’s ruling Communist Party will launch a year-long probe into the incomes of military staff, state media said Thursday, following revelations of widespread graft in its armed forces. Party leaders have described corruption as...

Thales Expands Tiger Helicopter Training Capabilities

On the 16th of December 2014, the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded a contract to Thales, in partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics (RDE), to supply or upgrade 20 Tiger combat helicopter...

Weapon Employment Zone

ABOVE: Sniper team from CCG 4-3 INF Reg using an Applied Ballistics Kestrel at the Army Mountain Warfare School in Jericho VT. “The point is not to have the highest on-base percentage, but to...

French DGA conducts first flight test of MMP missile

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has conducted the first flight test of the medium-range missile (MMP) at its Techniques Terrestres site in Bourges, France. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Al-Qaeda militants capture army base in south Yemen

Militants linked to the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have reportedly captured a key military base in southern Yemen, amid escalating violence in the country. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Rolls-Royce reports first sales fall for a decade

Military propulsion and energy group Rolls-Royce has reported its first sales fall for a decade, with reduced spending in defence domains partly to blame. The UK headquartered group said on 13 February that revenues...

Kongsberg awarded Protector RWS contract for UK’s Scout SV

Kongsberg has been awarded a contract to provide its Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) for the United Kingdom’s Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) tracked reconnaissance vehicle programme. Announced on 12 February, and awarded by prime...

FAUN UK Brochure

FAUN Trackway has manufactured and supplied aluminium defence products to the UK Ministry of Defence and militaries worldwide for over 70 years. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Japan receives its first AAV-7 assault vehicles

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force of Japan (JGSDF) buy up to 30 AAV-7 assault vehicles (also used by the US Marines) for its emerging amphibious brigade. February 9, 2015 (Monday), in Fuji garrison (Shizuoka...

Army’s Benét Laboratories develops 120mm mortar test system

The U.S. Army’s Benét Laboratories, which is collocated on the Watervliet Arsenal, recently announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in the research and development of an extended-range 120mm mortar ballistic test cannon...

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