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Austria and Belgium upgrade their Pandur I APCs

Belgium and Austria have joined forces to upgrade their General Dynamics European Land Systems – Steyr Pandur I 6×6 armoured personnel carriers. Under the programme, RUAG Defence will upgrade up to 70 Belgian and...

MBDA’s order book rises in 2014

MBDA’s latest figures, released on 16 March, show that the company’s order intake reached EUR4.1 billion in 2014 (against EUR4 billion in 2013 and EUR2.3 the year before), including EUR2.5 billion in exports (sales...

US general: LCMR radars working well for Ukraine

AN/TPQ-49 Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radars (LCMRs) have been highly effective for the Ukrainian military, according to the top US Army general in Europe. Ukrainian use of the LCMR “has turned out better than expected”, and...

US to transfer fast patrol vessels to Vietnam

The Vietnamese Coast Guard (VCG) is to receive six Metal Shark-built Defiant-class fast patrol vessels from the US government to support its efforts to boost maritime security, an official from the US Department of...

Australia, Israel explore UAV, C-IED collaboration

Australia and Israel are exploring opportunities to collaborate on defence technologies as part of a “continuing, modest relationship” between the two countries, a spokesperson from the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) told IHS Jane’s...

CACI to provide support for US Army’s Software Engineering Center

CACI International has received two task order contracts to provide software support and engineering services to the US Army’s Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC). …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Explosive Destruction System Begins 1st Stockpile Project

This week Sandia National Laboratories’ Explosive Destruction System (EDS) began safely destroying stockpile chemical munitions for the U.S. Army. The project to destroy 560 chemical munitions at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in...

Two Successful Trade Fairs for DOLL

In February this year Breakbulk Africa Congress in Johannesburg and IDEX in Abu Dhabi took place as two important trade fairs of the heavy haulage and military industry. …read more Read more here:: Army...

DEFCON Warning System Announced Placed On Alert !

This is the DEFCON Warning System. Alert status for 1:51 A.M. Monday, March 16th, 2015. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. There are currently no imminent nuclear threats...

DEFCON Warning System Announced Placed On Alert !

This is the DEFCON Warning System. Alert status for 1:51 A.M. Monday, March 16th, 2015. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. Condition Yellow. DEFCON 3. There are currently no imminent nuclear threats...

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