Finnish Border Guard Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

AgustaWestland, AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Finnish Border Guard has chosen the AW119 Ke as its new helicopter to sustain its fleet...

Gates to troops: US must sustain force excellence

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spoke with Marines and Soldiers and watched them train today at two East Coast military installations, thanking them for...

‘Fiscal Cliff’ would challenge Army to maintain readiness

Knowing there's a possibility the government will go over a "fiscal cliff" on midnight, Dec. 31, the Army recognizes some of the challenges it...

China to hold large-scale military drills

BEIJING: China will conduct large-scale military exercises involving 50,000 troops in the second half of this year, the Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday,...

Army Accelerates Conversion of Brigade Combat Teams

, WASHINGTON: The Army announced today it is accelerating the modular conversion of two active-component brigade combat teams to increase the number of combat...

The Royal Thai Army Signs A Contract for Two AW139s

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Army has signed a contract for two AW139 twin-engine helicopters. These aircraft will be delivered...

Construction begins in Bahrain of British army base

Construction work has begun in Bahrain to build Britain's first permanent military base in the Middle East since 1971, amid security threats in the...

BAE Systems to Convert M88 Recovery Vehicles for US Army

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract modification worth $109.7 million to convert 36 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 Heavy Equipment...

Budget Request Focuses on Irregular Warfare, Transformation

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: President Bush sent his $439.3 billion defense budget request for fiscal 2007 to Congress today, reflecting what Defense Secretary...

Iraqi soldiers practice ambush techniques

Soldiers of Troop C, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted ambush training with troops from 1st...