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India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

The artillery equipment procured / upgraded in the past two decades includes Pinaka Rocket System; Smerch Rocket System; BrahMos Missile System and Upgradation of 130mm gun to 155mm/45 calibre. Procurement of new-generation artillery is in consonance with Artillery Profile 2027. […]


China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. The question is of particular importance to the U.S. Navy, because […]


G-8 debunks Army myths, lists top modernization priorities

G-8 debunks Army myths, lists top modernization priorities

The Army G-8 addressed the status of the service’s top modernization portfolios, ground combat vehicle, aviation and the network and reiterated the number-one priority would remain Soldier protection. Speaking to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its […]


Budget Constraints to Delay Aircraft Modernization

Budget Constraints to Delay Aircraft Modernization

Some modernization programs may be delayed, but not reduced or cancelled due to a tightening of the budget, senior Army leaders told senators Wednesday. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testified […]


Air Force leaders discuss modernization in budget hearing

Air Force leaders discuss modernization in budget hearing

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz outlined the service’s modernization efforts during testimony to the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Defense here March 6. “Modernization is our most significant concern, […]


Network modernization business practices allow Army to trim costs

Network modernization business practices allow Army to trim costs

Facing an environment of emerging fiscal constraints, the Army is using its Network Integration Evaluation efforts, part of the Agile Acquisition Process, to force a shift from Research, Developmental, Technical and Engineering efforts to the procurement of mature network capability […]


Army hosts network modernization Industry Day

Army hosts network modernization Industry Day

Army officials hosted more than 275 industry representatives at new integration facilities at Aberdeen Proving Ground this week, stressing the service’s commitment to its new “agile” approach to modernizing the tactical communications network. The Jan. 11 event was the second […]


South Korea Picks Sagem for Submarine Modernization

South Korea Picks Sagem for Submarine Modernization

The world specialist in inertial navigation, particularly for warships, Sagem (Safran) has been awarded the contract to modernize South Korean submarines. This latest success reinforces the company’s leadership in the field of precision inertia. Under water, there is no point […]


First DDG Modernization Warship Departs on Deployment

First DDG Modernization Warship Departs on Deployment

The Aegis guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) departed Naval Base San Diego Nov. 29, for an independent seven-month deployment to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The first ship to complete the DDG modernization (DDGMOD) midlife […]


 
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