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Thursday, 30 June 2011

Company of India Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions unveils a new light armoured vehicle, the Sherpa

An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security exhibition, June 20, 2011. Based on the Ford Endeavour SUV, the Sherpa has been developed by Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions Ltd (SLDS) in a joint programme with Ford India.
Indian Company Shri Lakshmi Defence Solutions unveils a new light armoured vehicle, the Sherpa at the homeland security exhibition in India, INDESEC 2011.
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Axle Tech a General Dynamics subdivision provides suspension system for British Foxhound vehicle

AxleTech International, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) company, announced today that the company’s St. Etienne, France, facility has delivered the first drivetrain and suspension components to Force Protection Europe, Ltd. (FPE) for the United Kingdom’s new Light Protected Patrol Vehicle (LPPV) program.
Foxhound LPPV Light Protected Patrol Vehicle at International Armoured Vehicles 2011
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Iran unveils new home-made long-range radar able to monitor low-altitude satellites

Speaking about the latest military equipment and achievements displayed by the IRGC in the recent missile drills, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, "In addition to (underground) missile launching silos, the Qadir radar system which covers areas (maximum) 1,100km in distance and 300km in altitude was put into operation for the first time."

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

New locally produced armoured vehicles Marauder - Matador lead Azerbaijan independence parade

New armoured vehicles Marauder and Matador jointly produced by the Azeri Ministry of Defence Industries and Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence company, have taken pride of place in Azerbaijan's 20th anniversary independence parade, on Sunday 26th June in Azadlig Square, Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
Matador wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier Azerbaijan Army at 20th anniversary independence parade, on Sunday 26th June in Azadlig Square, Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
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Oshkosh Defense to Showcase M-ATV Tactical Ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), will feature its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle tactical ambulance at the AUSA's Army Medical Exposition taking place June 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas.
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France decided to proceed directly parachuting of weapons for the rebel forces in Libya

Blocked since a few months in Misrata and in Brega, driven out by the Kaddafi forces of the coastal road which goes in Tunisia, in the West, the Libyan rebels on the other hand progressed these last weeks to the south of Tripoli. They owe it with an action of France which was secret until now: the parachuting of weapons “in significant amount” to the Berber tribes of this area entered in war against Kaddafi government.
The Libyan rebels are only armed with old Russian made weapons. France wants to equip the Libyan rebels with weapons able to fight effectively the Kaddafi armed forces.
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Tuesday, 28 June 2011

United Nations Council approved a resolution June 27, 2011 to send 4,200 peacekeepers in Sudan

The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Monday 27, 2011, to send 4,200 peacekeepers to Abyei, Sudan, as part of a recent agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan.
Northern Sudanese armed forces seized the disputed Abyei region. A new conflict is on the way between South and North Sudan (Archive picture May 28, 2011)
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Monday, 27 June 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $286 Million by U.S. Army to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded a $286 million contract by the U.S. Army for the production of the Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
Hydra-70 fires from the existing 7- and 19-tube launchers and can be mounted on most rotary and fixed-wing aircraft including Apache, Cobra and F-16.
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British armoured vehicles Warrior are now more protected an more mobile with TES(H) upgrade kit

British Army Warrior vehicles in Afghanistan are now better protected and more mobile thanks to a fast-paced major package of upgrades developed and delivered by BAE Systems. More than 70 of the infantry fighting vehicles Warrior have received a £30m upgrade following a series of orders placed with BAE Systems by the UK Ministry of Defence. Further upgrade kits have also been supplied.
A British army Warrior armoured infantry fighting vehicle with TES(H) kit from Right Flank, 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards provides overwatch on the edge of the Green Zone in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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Iranian army plans to start today massive missile wargames, codenamed Great Prophet-6

A senior Iranian commander announced that the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace unit plans to start massive missile wargames on Monday. IRGC Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said that the exercises, codenamed Great Prophet-6, are to start on Monday.
Shahab-2 short range ballistic missile Iranian army
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Sunday, 26 June 2011

Paris Air Show 2011 - Salon du Bourget 2011 pictures photos images video

The Paris Air Show 2011 - Le Salon du Bourget 2011 (Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace, Paris-Le Bourget) is an international trade fair for the aerospace, space and aviation defence industry business. Visit the pictures of Army Recognition team, Paris Air Show 2011.

Integration of Schiebel Camcopter S-100 UAS into DCNS new class of offshore patrol vessel

Schiebel is extremely pleased to announce that it has partnered with French shipbuilder DCNS for the purpose of deploying its unrivalled and in-production CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) onboard their new Gowind class of OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel), L ADROIT which was launched in May.
S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) onboard DCNS new Gowind class of OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel)
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Russia presents a large range of combat and transport helicopters at Paris Air Show 2011

Russia has long been considered a leader in helicopter building. Since 1950 65,000 helicopters have been produced in the world overall. Our country has manufactured 26,000 helicopters and exported 6,000 of them. Modern production of Russian helicopter grows annually by 20-30 percent, and according to realistic forecasts by 2015 Russia will come to control up to 15 percent of the world helicopter market.
Russian helicopter industry stand at Paris Air Show 2011
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Saturday, 25 June 2011

Israeli AirMule the new Tactical Unmannd Aerial System UAS to support soldiers on the battlefield Paris Air Show 2011

At Paris Air Show 2011, the Israeli Company Urban Aeronautics presents its tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), the AirMule. This UAS can help combatants reclaim an essential edge by enabling precise point to point support and medical evacuation solution in battle conditions that are increasingly averse to conventional rotor-aircraft access.
AirMule model scale Tactical Unmanned Aerial system UAS Urban Aeronautics at
Paris Air Show 2011
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Russian Russia Civil and Defence aviation air industry at Paris Air Show 2011

At the Le Bourget Paris Air Show 2011 exhibition site there are 28 national pavilions erected, and the Russian exposition is among ten biggest ones. Rosoboronexport, the sole Russian trade company for export and import of the whole range of military and dual-purpose end products, technologies and services, has been a regular participant in Paris air shows for many years.
Russian aircraft corporation stand at Paris Air Show 2011
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Thales presents the MMS Multi-Mission System ground and air defense system at Paris Air Show 2011

At Paris Air Show 2011, Thales presents the MMS Multi-Mission System ground and air defense missile system. Threats to civilians and military forces are changing and the diversity of these threats can only be defeated by truly flexible and rapidly deployed defence and security systems. MMS is a unique lightweight, vehicle based, highly automated system capable of delivering a rapid reaction response to threats from the air or the ground.
Thales MMS Multi-Mission system mounted on future vehicle at Paris Air Show 2011
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Israeli Defence Company Rafael presents Spyder Air Defense missile family at Paris Air Show 2011

The Spyder ADS Family is the most advanced, mobile, quick reaction, Network Centric Air Defense Missiles system available today. The Spyder ADS family, developed by Rafael includes the Spyder SR (Short Range) and the Spyder MR (Medium Range)
Rafael Spyder MR Medium range air defence missile system at Paris Air Show 2011
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Panhard with its range of armoured vehicles and WASP remote-controlled turret at Paris Air Show 2011

As major actor in the defence sector at the national and international level, the French Company Panhard exhibits at the Paris Air Show 2011 to present its range of armoured vehicles, and especially the latest development of its remote-controlled weapons turret WASP, now used in the French Army.
Panhard VBL Light protected Vehicle with WASP turret at Paris Air Show 2011
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Dassault nEUROn UCAV Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle demonstrator at Paris Air Show 2011

At Paris Air Show 2011, Dassault Aviation, presents its new project of UCAV Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle, the nEUROn. The aim of the nEUROn demonstrator is to provide the European design offices with a project allowing them to develop know-how and to maintain their technological capabilities in the coming years.
Dassault nEUROn UCAV Unmanned Combat air Vehicle at Paris Air Show 2011
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Hypermach presents a plan to manufacture a new hypersonic jet aircraft SonicStar in Europe

After EADS with the ZEHST supersonic aircraft, the Company HyperMach Europe Aeronautics , a joint association with France, United Kingdom and United States is proud to annonce their plan to manufacture a new supersonic aircraft "SonicStar" in Europe
Scale model of SonicStar hypersonic business jet HyperMach stand at Paris air Show 2011
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Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Chinese Aviation Industry presents a demo mock-up of the new passenger aircraft C919

On the morning of June 20, 2011, as the 2011 Paris Air Show unfolds, the 1:1 demo mock-up of C919 passenger aircraft, first time to go abroad, is showcased before an overseas audience. The full-scale C919 demo mock-up showcases the cockpit and forward of the cabin, 17 meters in total length, and 5.6 meters in height and 3.96 meters in width.
Demo mock-up of new Chionese passenger aircraft C919 at Paris Air Show 2011
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Turkish Aerospace Industries TAI presents the new multirole combat helicopte, the T129

At Paris Air Show 2011, the Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) present a new combat helicopter, the T129. The TAI/AgustaWestland T-129 (AgustaWestland designation AW729) is an attack helicopter currently under development for the Turkish Army.
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Eurocopter Malaysia signs as anchor tenant for a new Helicopter Centre in Malaysia

A new Helicopter Centre will be developed within the Malaysian International Aerospace Centre and will become the hub for all rotary wing operations and activities. As the anchor tenant of the Helicopter Centre, Eurocopter Malaysia will begin operations at the new location from April 2012, with installation of a EC225/EC725 Full Flight Simulator also targeted for mid next year.
EC 225 Eurocopter helicopter
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Incredible flight demonstration of the French combat aircraft Dassault Rafale at Paris Air Show 2011

The French Dassault RAFALE multirole fighter aircraft should be omnipresent at Le Bourget Paris Air Show 2011 as it has been shortlisted as a final competitor versus the Typhoon Eurofighter for the Indian MMRCA tender which will make a decision on the purchase of up to 126 multirole jetfighters. Furthermore, the French aircraft is still a contender in the Brazilian bid request, and Swiss and United Arab Emirates are also interested.
Rafale Dassault combat aircraft at Paris Air Show 2011
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Israeli Company Rafael presents Iron Dome rockets missile defense system at Paris Air Show 2011

Defense of the home front and population centres from short to medium range missile and rockets threats is now a strategic imperative. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Israel is taking a leading position as a skilled developer and manufacturer of advanced weapons systems in the Air Defense market. Rafael is offering now a complete air and missile defense system of system solution (RAD-SOS).
Iron Dome short/medium range air defense system against missile and rockets at Paris Air Show 2011
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MBDA presents the CVS401 Perseus, a visionary naval and land attack weapons missile system

At Paris Air Show 2011, the Defence Company MBDA unveils a new visionary concept of naval and land attack weapon missile system, the CVS 401 Perseus, in the global project Concept Visions.
CVS401 Perseus naval and land attack missile weapon system at Paris Air Show 2011
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EADS unveils the model of future commercial high speed transport aircraft, the ZEHST

At Paris Air Show 2011, EADS unveils the model of a future commercial high speed transport system called ZEHST (Zero Emission High Speed Transport), a hypersonic aircraft using rockets and turbojet engines to take corporate customers from Paris to Tokyo in less than three hours.

ZEHST (Zero Emission High Speed Transport) at Paris Air Show 2011, stand EADS
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Sunday, 19 June 2011

British observers on board of a Swedish Saab 340 aircraft will make flights inspection over Russia

A group of British observers on board of a Swedish SAAB-340 aircraft will make a series of inspection flights over the Russian territories under the Open Skies Treaty on June 20-24, a spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Saab 340 Swedish Air Force (Archive image)
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Latest version of US Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu ready for combat mission

The latest version of U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopter AH-1Z Zulu will be ready to be deploy for its first combat mission at the end of 2011. Bell Helicopter Company , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced March 14, 2011, that the U.S. Marine Corps' newest attack helicopter, the AH-1Z Cobra, achieved Initial Operating Capability ahead of schedule in February, 2011.
Latest version of combat helicopter for US Marine Corp AH-1Z Zulu
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Boeing Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system marks major milestone in preparation for 1st flight

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned airborne system completed 12 days of ground vibration and structural mode interaction tests this month at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Phantom Eye is being prepared for its first flight, scheduled for later this summer.
Boeing Phantom Eye high altitude long endurance unmanned airborne system (UAS)
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Friday, 17 June 2011

French Company MBDA will reveal a new naval missile the CVS401 Perseus at Paris Air Show 2011

During the incoming "Paris Air Show 2011" (Salon du Bourget), which takes place next week, MBDA will unveil on June 21 a radically newer missile concept, able of multi-role attack carried out from surface ships & submarine.
Future view of MBDA naval missile CVS401 Perseus
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A total of 56 Russian firms and agencies including 27 defence companies at Paris Air Show 2011

A total of 59 Russian firms and agencies, including 27 defense companies, will take part in the upcoming international air show outside Paris, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said. The 49th International Paris Air Show will be held at Le Bourget near Paris (France) on June 20-26.

Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger jet present at Paris Air Show 2011
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Force Protection unveils the Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant at Protected Mobility Exhibition Millbroook

Impressive evidence of the modular capabilities of the UK designed and built Ocelot vehicle will be on display at Protected Mobility Display & Sustainability Conference (Millbroook, June 22 and 23) when Force Protection Europe (FPE) unveils the Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant of this versatile newcomer on Stand SP19. 
Force Protection Ocelot vehicle weapons pod variant
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Thursday, 16 June 2011

Canadian Leopard 2A6M main battle tanks have begun withdrawing from the fields of Kandahar Afghanistan

Canadian main battle tanks have begun withdrawing from the fields of Kandahar. The first echelon of Leopard 2A6M battle tanks rolled through the gates of Kandahar Airfield (Afghanistan) today and more will follow over the next few days before the July end of combat deadline.
Leopard 2A6M Main Battle Tank from The Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) and part of the 1st Battalion (15 october 2010) Combat Camera Canadian army Copyright
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United States presents the fully operational Unmanned Aircraft System UAS MQ-9 Predator B Paris Air Show 2011

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be displaying the world's only fully operational maritime variant MQ-9 Predator B Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), the Guardian, next week at the world's largest aviation trade show in Paris ( Paris Air Show 2011 ) .
MQ-9 Predator UAS Unmanned Aircraft System of United States CBP
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Eurocopter innovation at Paris Air Show 2011, X3 hybrid demonstrator, EC175, EC 145, EC135, AS350

Eurocopter’s commitment to innovation will be showcased at the 2011 Paris Air Show, with first public flight presentations of its X3 hybrid demonstrator and the new EC175 helicopter. The Eurocopter presence at Le Bourget Airport also will comprise displays of its enhanced EC145 T2 and AS350 B3e helicopters; an AS565 Panther outfitted with the Stand Alone Weapon System (SAWS); the EC135 configured for law enforcement and customs missions; and a version of the EC175 tailored for search and rescue operations.
X3 hybrid helicopter demonstrator
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Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale for 82 LAV armoured vehicles in various variants

The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Saudi Arabia of a variety of LAV light armored vehicles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $350 million.
LAV-25 Light wheeled armoured vehicle from U.S. Marine Corps
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Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Libyan rebel's manufacture their own weapons and armored vehicles with captured armament

In the city of Benghazi the Libyan rebel's organize themselves, and workshops of local made weapons and armoured vehicle are created. Mechanics and engineers manufacture weapons to fight the heavy vehicles as main battle tanks of Kaddafi Forces.
Libyan rebel's mounted UB-32 57 mm helicopter rocket launcher pod at the rear of light pickup truck

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Monday, 13 June 2011

Successful Flights Elbit Systems Skylark I LE UAS with a Dominator Command Control Unit

Elbit Systems announced Monday, 13 June, 2011, that it completed a series of successful tests of its Skylark® I LE mini/man-pack UAS (Unmmaned Aerial System) using the Dominator® hardware to control and operate the UAS.
Skylark® I LE mini/man-pack UAS (Unmmaned Aerial System) using the Dominator® hardware to control and operate the UAS.
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Navistar Defense received a new contract for 471 Maxxpro Dash vehicles for U.S. Marine Corps

Navistar Defense, LLC today announced that it received a $357 million delivery order for an additional 471 International(r) MaxxPro(r) Dash vehicles with DXM(tm) independent suspension. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command follows last month's delivery order for 250 MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) ambulances.
Link to Data Sheet and pictures Maxxpro Dash MRAP Mine protected armoured vehicle
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Iranian army air defense unit test-fired new home made air defense missile system Mersad - Shahine

Top Iranian air defense commanders announced Monday, June 13, 2011, that Iran (Iranian army air defense unit) has "successfully " test-fired a new home-made air defense system, called Mersad. The Mersad system uses domestically manufactured Shahin missiles based on Hawk missile. The Shahin are even more advanced than the 1970s-era United States-manufactured Hawk missiles.
Mersad is an Iranian advanced low to mid range Air defense system developed in 2010
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Libyan rebels call help of NATO, only a ground operation will be able to destroy the Kaddafi forces

The NATO intervention in Libya is not enough any more, the rebels require intensification of military operations of the coalition. The Colonel Kadhafi forces have always sufficient armament in spite of the increase in the military actions against Tripoli, mainly of air strikes.
Libyan rebel fighters fired against Kaddafi forces near Misrata. They are not armed and organized to fight efficiently Libyan armed forces.
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Sunday, 12 June 2011

A new war can be ignite between the North and the South Sudan

Intense fighting has begun again since several days between the forces of North and the South Sudan. Again it is the oil which is the stake of the combats, with the area of the South which has the three quarters of national oil reserves, while North has the infrastructures of oil treatment.
South Sudanese army soldiers
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Friday, 10 June 2011

Armenia wants to acquire BM-30 Smerch Russian made MRLS Multiple Rocket Launcher System

A senior Russian defense industry executive says Armenia wants to acquire Russian rocket artillery systems that have a firing range of up to 90 kilometers. Nikolay Dimidyuk of the state-run Rosoboronexport company was quoted this week by the Moscow-based magazine "Voenno-Promyshlenny Kurier" as saying that Armenian officials showed an interest in the BM-30 Smerch multiple-launch rocket systems during a recent international arms exhibition in Minsk, MILEX 2011.
Link to Data Sheet and Pictures BM-30 Smerch Russian MRLS Multiple Rocket launcher System
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India began trials of the new upgraded local made Arjun Mk-II main battle tank

India's premiere defence research agency, the Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) began trials Thursday of an upgraded, Mk-II, version of the indigenously developed Arjun main battle tank (MBT). According to defence sources, the Arjun MBT will form the backbone of the Indian Army's armoured fighting units from 2014.
Drawing Indian local made new upgraded Arjun Mk-II main battle tank
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Kaddafi forces firing anti-aircraft missile SA-7 against French combat helicopter in Libya

Kaddafi forces fired anti-aircraft missile SA-7 against French combat helicopter who takes part in the NATO missions in Libya.
French combat helicopter Tigre takes part of NATO missions in Libya since June 4, 2011
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Ethiopia will buy 200 modernized T-72 main battle tanks from Ukraine for over $100 million

Ukraine on Thursday June 9, 2011, agreed to a deal with Ethiopia for the supply of more than 200 modernized T-72 main battle tanks for over $100 million (800 million Ukrainian Hryvnas), UKRINFORM news agency reported.
Ukrainian T-72B modernized main battle tank with Kontakt ERA reactive armour at defence exhibition IDEX 2011 
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Thursday, 9 June 2011

Army Recognition selected as Official Online Media News Platform defence Exhibition BRIDEX 2011

Army Recognition Company is proud to announce that we have been selected as official Media Partner and official Online Media News Platform for BRIDEX 2011, International Defence Exhibition & Conference Brunei Darussalam, which will be held from the 6 – 9 July 2011.
BRIDEX 2011 International Brunei Defence Exhibition & Conference Online Show Daily News
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