Armed Forces International News Archives - February 2011

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Week 1 - February 2011

SUGV EOD Robot

First SUGV Ordnance Disposal Robots for USAF

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 11:00:00

USAF has first 30 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle robots for Explosive Ordnance Disposal work, Boeing and iRobot announce

New Start Nuclear Treaty

Obama Signs New Start Nuclear Weapons Treaty

Posted by Armed Forces International's Political Correspondent on 15:50:00

United States President signs landmark new US/Russian nuclear arms reductions treaty

M4 Rifle

US Army Seeks New M4 Rifle

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 15:55:00

US Army calls on arms manufacturers for new rifle design to replace M16/M4

Week 2 - February 2011

X-47B First Flight

First Flight for US Navy X-47B UCAV

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 10:00:00

Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle in first test flight. US Navy carrier trials to follow in 2013

Renewable Energy - Troop Power

MoD Looks to Renewable Energy for Troop Power

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 14:40:00

The British armed forces is looking to renewable energy for its future troop power needs

Naval Typhoon

Naval Typhoon Offered for Indian Jet Contract

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 09:30:00

Navalised version of Eurofighter Typhoon offered with stronger undercarriage, arrestor hook and thrust-vectored engines