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North Korea army chief removed from all posts

North Korea army chief removed from all posts

North Korea’s army chief has been relieved of all his posts due to illness, state media said on Monday, in a surprise development that removes one of new leader Kim Jong-Un’s inner circle. Ri Yong-Ho is regarded as one of […]


Army reinforcements drafted over Olympic security fears

Army reinforcements drafted over Olympic security fears

Britain’s army will supply extra troops to guard the Olympic Games over fears that private security firm G4S will not be able to provide sufficient personnel, the government confirmed on Wednesday. Responding to media reports that the military had been […]


No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

Russia has not embargoed its existing arms contracts with Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, the deputy head of Russia‚Äôs Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said on Wednesday. Russia will fulfill existing contracts for air defense systems and helicopters to Syria, he told […]


Sikorsky Signs Contract to Build H-60 Helicopters for US Army and Navy

Sikorsky Signs Contract to Build H-60 Helicopters for US Army and Navy

The U.S. Army and Navy today signed an $8.5 billion contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to buy a baseline quantity of 653 Black Hawk and Seahawk helicopters through December 2017. The five-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. […]


Army 2020: Transforming the British Army for the Future

Army 2020: Transforming the British Army for the Future

Today the Secretary of State announced the outcome of the Army 2020 review setting out how the Army will transform to become a smaller, integrated and more adaptable army than it is today. The transformation will mean that the Service […]


Army Radar to Allow UAS to Fly in National Air Space

Army Radar to Allow UAS to Fly in National Air Space

By March 2014, the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, an Army unmanned aerial system, or UAS, will be able to train in the same airspace as the Boeing 747, with the help of the Army-developed Ground Based Sense and Avoid system, also […]


More Bushmasters for Army, Hawkei Development Proceeds

More Bushmasters for Army, Hawkei Development Proceeds

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the proposed acquisition of a further 214 Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles for the Australian Defence Force. Bushmasters have saved Australian lives in Afghanistan. The vehicle has […]


New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New equipment and training, part of the Army’s “Capability Set 13″ begins fielding in October. The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of at Fort Bliss, Texas, will be the first recipients of more than 15 new systems […]


Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

Army Expanding, Upgrading Gray Eagle Fleet

The Army is upgrading its fleet of MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems while also advancing plans to equip each 10-15,000 Soldier division with its reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting and acquisition capabilities, officials said. “The feedback we’ve gotten from our warfighters […]


 
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