Army

Mastiff Group deploys to Afghanistan

More than 60 soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (3 YORKS) and The King's Royal Hussars (KRH) have deployed to Afghanistan for the vital role of transporting troops and protecting large convoys in Helmand province.


11.11.2009 Visits - 7777 Posts - 0
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Testing the latest armoured vehicles for Afghanistan

The latest armoured vehicles being sent to do battle with the Taliban are tested to the limit by a specialist unit at Bovington in Dorset.


01.09.2009 Visits - 13183 Posts - 0
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Israeli Field Intelligence Corps testing new Advanced Observation Vehicle

The Israeli Field Intelligence Corps are beginning operation experiments with a new observation vehicle. The vehicle is equipped with the most advanced data collecting tools in the IDF.


11.08.2009 Visits - 10495 Posts - 0
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Upgraded Oplot MBT to Enter Service with the Ukrainian Army

The upgraded version of the Oplot main battle tank is undergoing government trials, which include comprehensive testing of the tank's firing, mobility and protection capabilities.


31.01.2009 Visits - 19117 Posts - 0
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Soldiers in Afghanistan Test New Off-Road Prototypes

Afghanistan -- Soldiers from Combined Task Force Currahee recently test-drove a new vehicle that could help alleviate some of the problems they have maneuvering through Afghanistan’s mountains and valleys.


10.06.2008 Visits - 11237 Posts - 0
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US Army Prepares Strykers for Reset in US

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- While bands play, flags wave and families rejoice at the return of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers to Fort Lewis, Wash., the operation to return home their battle-weary Stryker Combat Vehicles goes on here in Southwest Asia.


09.06.2008 Visits - 14341 Posts - 0
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British Army Takes Delivery of 500th Upgraded Bulldog Infantry Armored Vehicle

The British Army has today, Wednesday 21 May 2008, taken delivery of the 500th upgraded Bulldog infantry troop carrier, large numbers of which are deployed in Iraq where they have been praised by the troops operating them.


27.05.2008 Visits - 17827 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Receives $21.8 Million Contract for Paladin Integrated Management Vehicles

YORK, Pa. -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $21.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for the design and development of M109A6 Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) self-propelled howitzer vehicles.


16.05.2008 Visits - 12487 Posts - 0
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The DGA delivers first PVP to French Army

The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has delivered to the French Army the first 30 small protected vehicles (PVP). These deliveries are the result of an initial order for 314 vehicles passed in 2004.


22.04.2008 Visits - 10972 Posts - 0
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Awesome firepower and agility puts Jackal in class of its own

The first of the UK military's tough new Jackal 4x4 patrol vehicles have been put through their paces in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.


09.04.2008 Visits - 14380 Posts - 0
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The Finnish Ministry of Defence to outsource the Army material maintenance to Millog Oy

The Finnish Ministry of Defence has today announced its decision to transfer the Army material maintenance to a strategic partner, Patria’s subsidiary Millog Oy as of 2009 according to the proposition made by the Defence Command.


18.03.2008 Visits - 7713 Posts - 0
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U.S. Army Outlines Fiscal Year 2009 Budget

The U.S. Army announced on the 4th of February the details of its budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, which covers the period from the 1st of October, 2008, to the 30th of September, 2009. The FY 2009 budget request is $140.7 billion.


06.02.2008 Visits - 16323 Posts - 0
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NAMSA Signs MOU with Israel

On 21 November, in a ceremony held at NAMSA, the Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Logistic Support Cooperation with Israel.


28.11.2007 Visits - 7235 Posts - 0
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New precision "search and destroy" anti-armour weapon

The Army's current AS90 guns are to get a sophisticated new weapon that can more accurately seek out and destroy hostile armoured vehicles at long range (up to 22.5 km), day and night, in all weathers and in difficult terrain, such as forests and urban areas.


22.11.2007 Visits - 7635 Posts - 0
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Deadly Precision: Snipers Get New Longer Range Rifles

Snipers in the Army, Royal Marines and RAF Regiment are to get a new rifle that will give them lethal precision at even greater distances under a pound 4M contract.


16.11.2007 Visits - 6543 Posts - 0