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Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Hawkei Shortlisted for Army Vehicle Program

Thales Australia has welcomed the government’s announcement that the Hawkei Light Protected Vehicle has been downselected for the next stage of the Department of Defence’s LAND 121 Phase 4 program to replace the Army’s Land Rover fleet with protected vehicles. […]


SAIC Offers German Vehicle for US Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle

SAIC Offers German Vehicle for US Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle

DÜSSELDORF/MUNICH, Germany: Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have concluded a cooperation agreement with the American companies Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Boeing in order to tender a joint bid for the development contract for the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) […]


BAE Systems to Install Automated Entry Systems for U.S. Army

BAE Systems to Install Automated Entry Systems for U.S. Army

ROCKVILLE, Md: BAE Systems has received a U.S. Army contract worth up to $95 million to install and maintain automated security systems to control access to Army bases and other installations. This award expands the company’s work in supporting physical […]


Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

WASHINGTON: Soldiers already have uniforms that blend them into their surroundings. Now there’s instructions on how to have a weapon that blends in too. In April, the Army released instructions on how Soldiers can apply spray paint to their M4 […]


US Delivers New Helicopters to Pakistan Army

US Delivers New Helicopters to Pakistan Army

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The United States government delivered two Bell 412 EP helicopters to the Government of Pakistan today to assist the Pakistan military in its counterinsurgency efforts. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Nagata handed over the helicopters to Brig. Gen. […]


Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

Five dead as Thai army battle ‘Red Shirts’

BANGKOK: At least five people, including an Italian journalist, were killed Wednesday during an army crackdown on an anti-government protest site in Bangkok, police and a hospital said. “An Italian man was shot and died before arriving at the hospital,” […]


India Orders 124 More Arjun Tanks

India Orders 124 More Arjun Tanks

The Army has decided to place fresh order for an additional home-built 124 Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun. This is over and above the existing order of 124 tanks. The development follows the success of the indigenous MBT Arjun in […]


Recalled helmets ‘no direct risk’ to Soldiers

Recalled helmets ‘no direct risk’ to Soldiers

WASHINGTON: The Army recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets that were issued to Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is the result of a Department of Justice investigation as well as independent tests that show the helmets do not meet Army […]


Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Agni-II Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile, with a range of 2000 kms, was Monday successfully test-fired by the Army as part of user trial from the Wheelers Island off Orissa coast. The trial was conducted from a rail mobile system in Launch Complex-4 […]


 
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