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Saturday, 30 April 2011

The Turkish Company Otokar will display the Arma 8x8 at the Defense Exhibition IDEF 2011

The Turkish Defence Company Otokar will display the Arma 8x8 for the first time at the IDEF 2011, defense fair in Istanbul to be held May 10-13. The Arma is an amphibious tactical wheeled armored vehicle. It has a high degree of ballistic and mine protection, thanks to its high steel hull.

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Defence Companies from 27 countries will participate in the Defence Exhibition SITDEF 2011

The International Defense Technology Exhibition and Prevention of Natural Disasters, SITDEF PERU 2011, is a commercial and cultural gathering promoted and organized by the Ministry of Defense and the Peruvian Armed Forces, which will be held from the 11 to 15 may 2011
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Friday, 29 April 2011

BAE Systems adds Northrop Grumman to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team

ARLINGTON, Virginia – BAE Systems announced today it has added Northrop Grumman Corporation to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team. The team currently consists of BAE Systems, Navistar Defense and Meritor Defense (formerly ArvinMeritor).

Link to Technical Data Sheet - Pictures - Video Valanx BAE Systems JLTV Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

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Thursday, 28 April 2011

New UAV UAS unmanned systems vehicles feature area at DSEi 2011 reflects growth in market

The market for Unmanned Systems (US) is set to show steady growth over the next ten years with total values for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increasing annually from just over $3 billion in 2011 to more than $5.5 billion in 2019. This growth is reflected in the new feature area, the Robotics and Unmanned Systems Showcase, at DSEi - Europe's leading event for land, sea and air defence and security solutions and equipment, which takes place at ExCeL London from 13 - 16 September 2011.

The 13.5m wing span Diamond Sensing Dominator UAV will be on show in the Robotics and Unmanned Systems Showcase, at DSEi 2011 International Defence & Security Equipment Exhibition
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New Zealand Light Armoured Vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan

A New Zealand LAV light armoured vehicle has been hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Bamyan Province. The unit was hit around 12.30pm New Zealand time, with no injuries reported yet.

New Zeland LAV Light Armoured Vehicle
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