Army ready for lightning wars

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, NEW DELHI: India has to be ready for "swift, intense and short wars", in the backdrop of terrorism and nuclear threats,...

Al-Khalid tank given to Pakistan army

APP, ISLAMABAD: Vice Chief of Army Staff, Gen Mohammad Yousuf Khan, on Thursday presided over a ceremony to equip the Guides Cavalry with state-of-the-art...

Syrian convoy carrying equipment and tanks leaves Lebanon

http://www.haaretzdaily.com, BEIRUT - A convoy of around 40 Syrian trucks crossed the Lebanese border early Thursday towards the Syrian territories, thus completing a third...

U.S. Army Awarded $12M in FY05 Contracts to Markland Subsidiary EOIR Technologies Inc.

Markland Technologies , RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Markland Technologies, Inc., an integrated homeland security company, announced today that the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic...

Japan to stop procurement of costly Type 90 battle tank

http://www.japantoday.com, TOKYO

Russian engineers design fifth-generation tank

http://www.gateway2russia.com/, Kubinka, Moscow Region: A new generation tank is being designed in Russia. It is expected to become the basic combat system for a...

Russian army to get 14 T-90 tanks in 2004

http://www.itar-tass.com, MOSCOW: The Russian Armed Forces will get 14 T-90 tanks in 2004, head of the Defense Ministry

General Dynamics Awarded $22 Mn Contract to Modify M1A2 Abrams SEP Tanks

General Dynamics Land Systems, STERLING HEIGHTS: The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General...

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...