Wednesday, 1 October 2014

DCNS starts the sea trials for the FREMM Provence multi-mission frigate

The FREMM Provence, intended for the French Navy, just completed its first sea outing on October 1st. This event marks the start of the vessel’s sea trials, which will be conducted off the Brittany coast over the next few weeks. 

Peruvian Ministry of Interior began the acquisition process of 30,000 9mm pistols

The Peruvian Ministry of the Interior (MININTER) - via its Logistics Division - is preparing to begin the process of acquiring 30,000 9mm pistols for the Peruvian National Police, to which was added, as told by the Peruvian Minister of Interior, Daniel Urresti, a supply agreement with Factory Arms and Ammunition (FAME) for permanently acquiring ammunition. 
Beretta Px4 Storm
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Army Recognition appointed by IDEX 2015 organizers as Official Online Show Daily News

Army Recognition is proud to announce that it has been appointed by IDEX to produce the Official Online Show Daily News for IDEX 2015 International Defence Exhibition & Conference which will be held from the 22 – 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Army Recognition the Official Online Show Daily News for IDEX 2015, The International Defence Exhibition & Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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Saudi Arabia orders a Patriot Air Defense System with PAC-3 enhancement

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a Patriot Air Defense System with PAC-3 enhancement and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.750 billion. 
Patriot MIM-104 surface-to-air defense missile system 
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Russian Military to begin field tests of Ratnik future combat gear in December

Field tests of cutting-edge combat gear for Russian soldiers will begin in December, Russian Land Force commander-in-chief Col. Gen. Oleg Salyukov told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, October 1st. "The combat kit is currently undergoing the final stage of state trials. In December, field tests will begin in units of the Ground Forces, the Airborne Forces and the Marine infantry of the Navy," he said.
Russian Ratnik comprises more than 40 components, including firearms, body armor and optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems
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United States considers deploying THAAD missile defense battery in South Korea

The United States is considering sending a THAAD missile defense battery to South Korea to cope with threats from North Korea, a top American defense official confirmed Tuesday, September 30. Talks are underway between the United States and South Korea on the possible deployment of a THAAD missile system, according to Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, the first senior American official to publicly acknowledge the move. 
Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense missile system 
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Army Recognition selected by IndoDefence 2014 organizers as Official Online Show Daily News

Army Recognition is proud to announce that it has been appointed by IndoDefence to produce the Official Online Show Daily News IndoDefence 2014 which will be held from the 5 – 8 November 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The organizers of IndoDefence 2014 understood the interest to use the notoriety and the popularity of Army Recognition online Defence & Security magazine to spread all activities of the event.
IndoDefence 2014 Indonesia's Premiere International Tri-Service Defence Expo & Forum
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Raytheon awarded $149 million contract by Rafael for Tamir components

Raytheon Company has received a contract award from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. valued at $149.3 million to provide products for the Tamir interceptor used in the defensive Iron Dome Weapon System. 
Israelian Iron Dome firing a Tamir interceptor missile
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Australian armed forces with military aircraft to join international operation against Islamic State.

Australian military aircraft began supporting the joint international operation against Islamic State extremists in Iraq on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced. Australia had not yet made the final decision to commit forces to combat, but Australian aircraft from Wednesday will start flying over Iraq in support of allied operations, Abbott told Parliament.
A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft taxis to the active Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., runway.
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Russia plans to deploy three more Iskander-M missile brigades by 2016

The Russian army will bring the number of brigades armed with Iskander-M theater ballistic missile systems to seven by 2016, Commander-in-Chief of the Land Force, Col.Gen. Oleg Salyukov, said Wednesday, October 1st. "There are four Iskander-M brigades in service with the army," Salyukov told reporters. 
Russian Iskander-M SS-26 "Stone" short-range tactical missile system
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