Post Tagged with: "equipment"

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

United States Forces-Afghanistan has seen the inaccurate media reports stating that excess military equipment that is part of the U.S. transition is given to Pakistan. These reports are not correct. USFOR-A does not provide or intend to provide any such […]


Lebanon in $3 billion Saudi military aid pledge

Lebanon in $3 billion Saudi military aid pledge

Lebanon announced a Saudi pledge of $3 billion on Sunday to buy military equipment from France, as it buried leading Sunni politician Mohammad Chatah, killed in a Beirut car bombing. Friday’s killing of Chatah, a prominent critic of the Syrian […]


Dutch OK Military Equipment Supply to Algeria

Dutch OK Military Equipment Supply to Algeria

A Dutch company is allowed to sell some 21 million euros of military equipment to Algeria. Thales Nederland has received an export licence, Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans says in a letter to parliament. The deal involves radar systems and so-called […]


Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed to Offer Universal Mission Equipment Package for US Army Helicopters

Lockheed Martin will offer a universal, highly adaptable and affordable mission equipment package (MEP) to meet requirements for the Joint Multi-Role/Future Vertical Lift (JMR/FVL) rotary wing program, with potential applications for other customers and platforms. The Lockheed Martin MEP will […]


Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Germany Starts Moving Equipment Out of Afghanistan

Germany has started withdrawing its soldiers and material from Afghanistan. The move poses a great logistical challenge and will also be expensive. Despite the Bundeswehr’s experience in overseas assignments, getting its equipment out of Afghanistan will prove to be an […]


US scraps tons of gear as it leaves Afghanistan – report

US scraps tons of gear as it leaves Afghanistan – report

The US military has destroyed more than 77,000 metric tons of military equipment — including mine-resistant troop transport vehicles — as it prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan in late 2014, the Washington Post reported Thursday. More than $7 billion worth […]


Congress reviews reserve forces equipment needs

Congress reviews reserve forces equipment needs

Senior Army and Air Force leaders for the Reserve and National Guard were on Capitol Hill to testify March 19 and answer questions about updating and replacing their combat-worn equipment. Chairman Michael Turner, R-Ohio, and Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., led […]


US withdraws military equipment through Pakistan

US withdraws military equipment through Pakistan

The US military has started to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said Monday. Two convoys, each hauling 25 shipping containers, entered Pakistan […]


MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has today published details of how it will equip the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force over the next 10 years and how this will be funded. For the first time, the government has set […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago