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 - 14291 Posts - 0

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 - 10121 Posts - 0

Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $112 M Award for Improved Outer Tactical Vest

Armor Holdings, a leading manufacturer and distributor of military vehicles, vehicle armor systems and life safety and survivability systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced the receipt of a new contract award for $112 million to provide the Improved Outer Tactical Vest to the U.S. Army.

11.06.2007 Visits - 17855 Posts - 1

General Dynamics Awarded $19 M Contract to Establish National Corps of Language Professionals

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) National Security Education Program (NSEP) to develop a national volunteer civilian "Language Corps" whose members will be available for federal activation during times of international crisis, national emergency or to fulfill other national needs.

05.06.2007 Visits - 10340 Posts - 0

Armor Holdings, Inc. Announces $47 Million in MOLLE Orders

Armor Holdings, a leading manufacturer and distributor of military vehicles, vehicle armor systems and life safety and survivability systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced the award of a new delivery order valued at $47.1 million from the U.S. Army Natick Contracting Activity.

03.03.2007 Visits - 13379 Posts - 0

The United States Gives Weapons to Afghanistan's Army

The United States has given thousands of weapons and hundreds of armoured vehicles to Afghanistan's army as it braces for renewed fighting with Taleban insurgents in the spring.

05.02.2007 Visits - 11735 Posts - 0

DRS Receives $19M Order to Produce Battlefield Digitization Systems for the U.S. Army

DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received an order valued at approximately $19 million to provide rugged Applique Computer Systems and peripheral equipment for the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below (FBCB2) program.

24.11.2006 Visits - 11100 Posts - 0

Army is to Deploy Troops to Iraq with Computerized Equipment

Following successful field testing last summer, the Army is planning to deploy its new Land Warrior system within the year, bringing the Army a giant step closer to electronic networking of the battlefield. The wearable, computerized system includes lasers, navigation modules, radios, and other technologically advanced equipment to help Soldiers shoot, move, and communicate more accurately on the battlefield. Ultimately, it will improve their ability to fight effectively and survive, according to the Army.

20.11.2006 Visits - 9981 Posts - 0

US Army Receives State of the Art Simulation Systems for the New Abrams M1A1AIM Tank

The US Army received the new ABRAMS M1A1 AIM Tank Driver Trainer and Relocatable Advanced Gunnery Trainer System. The equipment was installed at the School of Armour in Puckapunyal, Victoria.

23.08.2006 Visits - 10928 Posts - 0

New Equipment to Help Protect UK Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan

Defence Secretary, Des Browne, unveiled a package of new equipment to help protect UK Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan following an armoured vehicles review.

27.07.2006 Visits - 15513 Posts - 0

New Special Forces Support Group: Inaugural Parade

Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Des Browne MP, and the Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Mike Jackson, attended the inaugural parade of the new Special Forces Support Group at RAF St Athan in Wales on 11 May 2006.

17.05.2006 Visits - 10495 Posts - 0

TERRIER Training Contract For BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies

As part of the TERRIER® programme BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies (Insyte) has been awarded a contract to provide TERRIER Training Systems. This contract was won in competition against several other Simulation and Training companies.

20.01.2006 Visits - 15629 Posts - 0

Radian Chosen to Perform NATO Response Force Studies

Alexandria, VA -- Radian Inc, an Engineered Support Services Inc. (ESSI) company, has been chosen by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Supreme Allied Command-Transformation to perform a study of new concepts and existing technologies for the design, construction, and maintenance of NATO base camps. These base camps would be used by a deployed joint task force and the headquarters of the NATO Response Force. The study is worth $170,000 and will last six months.

09.07.2005 Visits - 13713 Posts - 0

Major Investment In Australia`s Special Forces

The Howard Government has approved a $207 million redevelopment of Special Forces facilities at Holsworthy Barracks to support the relocation of Special Operations Command units to the Sydney Defence base.

09.07.2005 Visits - 12044 Posts - 0

Army Developed Urban Tactics, but Lacked Doctrine

Urban warfare did not receive concentrated Army attention until the 1990s, despite a wealth of experience gained during conflicts spanning more than half a century. Army doctrine has evolved into a focused plan of identifying, isolating and destroying concentrated targets within cities, rather than avoiding key population centers or storming them with all resources available.

27.06.2005 Visits - 14424 Posts - 0