China-Jordan ties to be developed

http://news.xinhuanet.com, BEIJING: China and Jordan should work together to expand bilateral exchanges and cooperation, said Chinese Defense Minister Cao Gangchuan here Monday. Cao, also...

German army worried by increasing number of fat soldiers

AFP, HAMBURG, Germany: The German army has discovered that more and more of its rank-and-file soldiers are unable to keep up the pace because...

Infantry soldiers to be armed with new portable anti-tank weapon over 2 years

AFP, SINGAPORE : The Singapore Armed Forces has a new portable anti-tank weapon, called the MATADOR.It is a compact and lightweight weapon that is...

After 30-Year Wait, India Rejects Arjun for Combat

www.DefenseNews.com, After waiting 30 years for its indigenously designed Arjun main battle tank, the Indian Army has decided the tank is too heavy for...

Israeli army set to unveil stink bomb

Agencies, JERUSALEM: The Israeli army is set to unveil a new weapon designed to get under the noses of Palestinians - a massive stink...

Portuguese army once more wants the EC635T1 helicopter

, After having cancelled in 2002 the acquisition of nine EC635T1 military light helicopters from Eurocopter company, for lack of certification of some weapon...

India's Battle Tanks Arjun Operationally Useless

pakistantimes.net, NEW DELHI: India's defence production authorities handed over the first batch of first five "indigenously-developed" Arjun main battle tanks (MBTs) to the Indian...

Army taps General Dynamics Armament

http://charlotte.bizjournals.com/charlotte/stories/2004/08/16/daily4.html, The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a $25 million contract for the production of Joint Biological Point Detection...

Raytheon Develops Three Army Sensors

AP, Defense contractor Raytheon Co.'s Network Centric Systems on Monday said it is developing three ground sensors for future combat systems vehicles under Army...

Weight an Issue for New Armored Vehicle

AP, WASHINGTON -- The weight of the Army's new armored vehicle significantly restricts the flight range of the C-130 cargo aircraft that transport it,...