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Strategic Defense and Security Review Published

Strategic Defense and Security Review Published

The outcome of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), which sets out how the Government will deliver the priorities identified in the National Security Strategy, has been published today, Tuesday 19 October 2010. ‘Securing Britain in an Age of […]


Upgrade kits for M4 Sniper Rifle come in 2011

Upgrade kits for M4 Sniper Rifle come in 2011

WASHINGTON: The Army expects to field the new sniper rifle, the XM2010, by January. And conversion kits for the M4 rifle will come next year. A panel of program managers from Program Executive Office Soldier met Oct. 14 at the […]


British Army Deploys Wolfhound MRAP to Afghanistan

British Army Deploys Wolfhound MRAP to Afghanistan

The British Army’s newest heavyweight protected vehicle, Wolfhound, is now operational in Afghanistan, providing increased protection to the troops as they support missions in high-threat areas. The six-wheeled Wolfhound joins Coyote and Husky as the biggest of the Tactical Support […]


Immersive training builds small-unit decision-making skills

Immersive training builds small-unit decision-making skills

WASHINGTON: Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif., got a glimpse recently into what’s likely to be the training environment of the future: one that injects live actors, animatronics, projected avatars and other sensory enhancements to replicate the sights, sounds, smells and […]


US Army aviation brigade strengthens Iraqi army

US Army aviation brigade strengthens Iraqi army

CAMP TAJI, Iraq: An Army aviation brigade from Fort Riley, Kan., deployed to Iraq this March to provide mobility and security for ground forces here, but one of the unit’s unofficial missions is possibly its most important: maintaining a healthy, […]


Army EOD technicians train with South Korean units

Army EOD technicians train with South Korean units

BLACKHAWK VILLAGE, South Korea: As a plague spreads through a major city, the only thing standing between millions of people and the antidote is a room full of explosive booby-traps. Confronting this simulated crisis and other challenging training scenarios, U.S. […]


Oshkosh Defense Equips US Army Vehicle for Autonomous Logistics Missions

Oshkosh Defense Equips US Army Vehicle for Autonomous Logistics Missions

Oshkosh, Wis.: Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, will showcase a U.S. Army vehicle equipped with Oshkosh TerraMax(tm) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Washington […]


Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

Eurocopter Delivers Final EC120s Helicopters to French Army

MARIGNANE, France: The delivery of the 36th EC120 marked an important step in this innovative program, a public-private partnership set up to provide the French armed forces with a modern and cost-effective training helicopter. Today, Hélidax officially received its 36th […]


Upgraded LEOPARD 2 Main Battle Tanks Delivered to Canada

Upgraded LEOPARD 2 Main Battle Tanks Delivered to Canada

MUNICH/BERGEN, Germany: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) handed over the first of 20 Leopard 2 A4M CAN modernized battle tanks to the Canadian armed forces yesterday, October 7th 2010. The roll-out took place in the presence of the Canadian military representative, Vice […]


 
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