Army & Land Forces News

Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon’s Precision Extended Range Munition Completes First Guide to Hit Test Series

Raytheon Company successfully completed its first two Guide to Hit (GTH) test series of the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) program for the United States Marine Corps. This GTH tested the structural integrity and the kinematic capability of the round […]


French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

Ural Vagon Zavod and Renault Trucks Defense have combined their know-how to offer potential customers an infantry combat vehicle which is being presented for the first time at the Russian Expo Arms exhibit in Nijni Taguil. This 30-tonne combat vehicle […]


Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia’s Uralvagonzavod defense manufacturer on Wednesday unveiled the BMPT-72 tank support fighting vehicle, dubbed the “Terminator-2,” at the Russia Arms Expo 2013 in Nizhny Tagil. The BMPT-72 is an extensive modernization of the world-famous T-72 main battle tank, also produced […]


Afghan forces learn air-to-ground integration

Afghan forces learn air-to-ground integration

As U.S. forces prepare to leave Afghanistan, the Afghan Air Force and the Afghan National Army are integrating air and ground forces to conduct combat fire support and logistics missions as they continue to grow and lead operations. On Sept. […]


Futures wargame prepares Army for 2030

Futures wargame prepares Army for 2030

The Army doesn’t know for sure what the global environment will look like around 2030, but it’s likely going to have to conduct operations then when called upon to do so. To prepare for that time, the U.S. Army Training […]


Saab Self-Protection System for the Indian Advanced Light Helicopter

Saab Self-Protection System for the Indian Advanced Light Helicopter

Defence and security company Saab has received two orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited (HAL), India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare self-protection system for installation on the Indian Army’s and Air force’s Advanced Light Helicopter. The orders have […]


Swiss to vote on military draft, a national bedrock

Swiss to vote on military draft, a national bedrock

Swiss voters will head to the ballot box Sunday to decide whether to abolish their conscript army, as much a part of the Alpine nation’s image as direct democracy, chocolate and cheese. Countries across Europe have ditched the draft in […]


Australia’s Chinook Mission In Afghanistan Complete

Australia’s Chinook Mission In Afghanistan Complete

Rotary Wing Group – Eight (RWG-8), the Australian Army Aviation Detachment, has completed its mission in Afghanistan. RWG-8 marked the End of Mission during a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield (KAF) on Saturday (14 September 2013). The KAF-based RWG consisted of […]


No Syrian Scenario at Zapad-2013 Drills – Russia

No Syrian Scenario at Zapad-2013 Drills – Russia

A scenario involving potential military action in Syria will not be part of the upcoming large-scale Russian-Belarusian military exercise Zapad-2013, a senior Russian defense official said. “I am taking the full responsibility by saying that the [Zapad-2013] drills will focus […]


 
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