France, Jordan stress role of special forces

AFP, AMMAN: French Defence Minister Michele Alliot-Marie and Jordan's King Abdullah II stressed the vital role of special forces in future conflicts at the...

US Army buy anti-armor weapons, training systems

AFP, STOCKHOLM: The US Army has ordered anti-armor weapons specially developed for urban warfare from the Swedish high-tech company Saab, it said on Monday. "The...

Austria to shift assault rifle Steyr production to Malaysia

AFP, SUBANG, Malaysia: Top Austrian arms producer, Steyr Mannlicher, will shift production of its Steyr assault rifles and pistols to Malaysia, Defence Minister Najib...

US sends special forces into north Africa

The Guardian, Pentagon fears growth of terrorist haven US special forces troops have arrived in several north African countries over recent months amid Pentagon...

Israel to Upgrade M-113 Fleet

A.O.B. Technologies, Last month a spokesman for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) announced the decision to introduce new protection systems for its M113 fleet....

US ARMY develops SMARTRUCK III

Gizmo.com, Gizmo covered the original Smartruck two years ago and it became one of our most popular stories in 2002

M1 Abrams Chosen as Australian Army

Australian Department of Defence, The Government will equip the Australian Army with a fleet of 59 United States M1A1 Abrams Integrated Management main battle...

$550m for tanks – Australia

theadvertiser, The army will buy $550 million worth of new American-made M1A1 Abrams tanks.The Federal Government will announce its decision today to replace the ageing...