Army & Land Forces News

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Germany will send anti-tank rocket launchers, rifles and hand grenades to support Iraqi Kurds battling ISIS militants fighting for the Islamic State, the defence ministry announced Sunday. The move followed a meeting of ministers led by Chancellor Angela Merkel in […]


Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Sill simulator trains Stinger crews

Inside the Improved Moving Target Simulator, Fort Sill’s newest Avenger crew members are encapsulated in training necessary to take down enemy aerial targets. The Improved Moving Target Simulator, or IMTS, is a high-tech simulator that recently underwent renovations from its […]


Saab Wins US Special Forces Contract for Carl Gustav

Saab Wins US Special Forces Contract for Carl Gustav

Defence and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system (in the US named MAAWS; Multi-role, Anti-armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System). The contract is a follow on agreement to a […]


Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany Approves Rheinmetall Armored Vehicle Plant In Algeria

Germany’s Economy Ministry has approved plans by defense group Rheinmetall to deliver an armored vehicle assembly plant to Algeria. Rheinmetall’s delivery to Algeria includes a production line to assemble the Fuchs armored vehicle, as well as other parts valued at […]


Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Four Stryker combat vehicles were successfully loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III Aug. 13,2014, on the flightline here, marking the Army’s first use of the Stryker Marshalling Pad and Hot Cargo Pad since their construction. According to Glen Bailey, the […]


Supacat to Deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles

The Defence Material Organization (DMO) has awarded a $105M contract to high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles – Commando (SOV-Cdo) for the Australian Defence Forces under the JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN) program. The new SOV-Cdo […]


Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the form of a major flood. The challenges, opportunities and potential […]


Three million M18 grenades produced without a failure

Three million M18 grenades produced without a failure

Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Directorate of Ammunition Operations here achieved a major quality milestone July 2, when it produced its three millionth M18 colored smoke grenade without a failure. The directorate passed the two million mark in May 2011. “This is […]


Australia to sign 25-year US Marine agreement

Australia to sign 25-year US Marine agreement

Australia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said Monday, describing it as a “win-win situation”. The agreement will be inked Tuesday […]


 
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