Armed Forces International News Archives - April 2012

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Week 1 - April 2012

T-90 MBT

T-90S Modernised Main Battle Tank Debuts

Posted by Armed Forces International's Global Correspondent on 15:35:00

The DefExpo 2012 arms fair event in New Delhi, India - held between 29 March and 1 April - showcased a new upgraded Russian tank design

 Nuclear UAV Programme

US Military Nuclear-Powered UAV Programme

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 15:00:00

US military scientists have been progressing the next generation of UAVs, intended to carry out sustained flights over remote areas

4,500th F-16

4,500th F-16 Produced For International Operator

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 12:20:00

US defence and aerospace firm Lockheed Martin has ceremoniously unveiled the 4,500th F-16 multirole combat jet to roll off the production li...

Week 2 - April 2012

Fire Scout UAV

Fire Scout UAV Helicopter Gets Pirate Seeker

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 11:30:00

Hi-tech target recognition software will soon help unmanned US Navy helicopters locate pirate vessels in busy waters, the USN has reported

Zumwalt Class Destroyer

Third USN Zumwalt Class Destroyer Build Begins

Posted by Armed Forces International's Naval Expert on 15:00:00

The third Zumwalt Class destroyer for the United States Navy has started to be pieced together at General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works shipyard