Friday, 1 August 2014

USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) critical capabilities advance, bringing the next-generation destroyer to life

The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program continues to progress, meeting key program milestones on the path to Initial Operational Capability (IOC). As the prime mission systems integrator for the DDG 1000 ship class, Raytheon provides the multi-mission, integrated combat system capability for the program. Raytheon's recent program milestones have advanced critical mission systems of the next-generation, multi-mission destroyer, from the radar and combat system, to onboard systems integration and crew training.

China ready to host Shangai Cooperation Organisation anti-terror drill

China is ready to host a joint anti-terror drill among Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) members in August, Chinese Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday. Geng Yansheng, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman, told a regular news briefing that preparations for the drill, Peace Mission-2014, are almost complete. 
SCO's troops during joint anti-terror military drill "Peace Mission 2007" in Russia
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China confirms new generation long range ICBM intercontinental ballistic missiles DF-41

China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, Xinhuanet reported on Friday, August 1.
A DF-41 TEL on its vehicle test track in 2009
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Thursday, 31 July 2014

KADEX 2014 International exhibition weapons military equipment Astana Ka...

International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX 2014, Astana, Kazakhstan. Live demonstration of Kazakh army with combat vehicles, armoured, fighter aircraft and helicopters. 

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JLTV Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle DVD 2014 Defence Vehic...

At DVD 2014 (Defence Vehicle Dynamics) exhibition in Millbrook, United Kingdom, Lockheed martin has presented the latest prototype of its JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicle) in live demonstration. The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is a United States military (specifically U.S. Army, USSOCOM, and U.S. Marine Corps) program to replace the Humvee that is currently in service with a family of more survivable vehicles with greater payload.

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Ratnik New future soldier russian soldier individual gear equipement sys...

Tsniitochmash presents Russian combat equipment for the individual war fighter at Eurosatory 2014, with public presentation, June 17, 2014 at 14.30, room 513. Central Scientific-Research Institute of Precise Mechanical Engineering (“TSNIITOCHMASH”) is worldwide famed for its developments in the field of armaments for the Russian Armed Forces. 

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Japan Japanese defense industry for the first time Eurosatory 2014 Inte...

Japanese defense industry will exhibit their latest innovations and technologies of military equipment at the Defense & Security Exhibition Eurosatory 2014, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe eases curbs on the nation's weapons exports. Fourteen Japanese firms, including wartime Zero fighter maker Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, will attend Eurosatory, many of them participating in the first Japanese pavilion.

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Israeli defense industry Israel at Eurosatory 2014 International Defense...

SIBAT - the International Defense Cooperation Division of the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD) - is once again promoting global cooperation with Israeli defense companies, this time at Eurosatory 2014, to be held in Paris, June 16-20. Thirty (30) companies - a record number for Israel's National Pavilion, located in Hall 6, Stand E571 - will present advanced solutions to combat asymmetric warfare in urban areas, in response to the critical needs and developing trends among today's armed forces.

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RG35 MIV Mine Protected Motorised Infantry Vehicle BAE Systems Natasha P...

BAE Land Systems South Africa presents at Eurosatory 2014 its new Mine Protected Motorised Infantry Vehicle RG35 MIV based of its RG35 mine-protected vehicle family. The RG35 MIV provides the essential balance between firepower, survivability, mobility and cost for modern, conventional and asymmetric operations.

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Boeing Delivered First U.S. Army Multiyear II Configured Chinook

Boeing delivered on tuesday the first multiyear II configured CH-47F Chinook helicopter to the U.S. Army one month ahead of schedule. “This delivery is an example of teamwork and commitment to the troops in the field,” said Col. Rob Barrie, project manager, Cargo Helicopter Office, accepting the aircraft for the U.S. Army. 
Boeing's CH47F Chinook

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