Armed Forces International News Archives - February 2012

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Week 2 - February 2012

Airborne Laser Mine Detection System

Northrop Naval Mine Detection Systems for Japan

Posted by Armed Forces International's Naval Expert on 11:05:00

Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force becomes first international naval customer for Northrop Grumman's ALMDS (Airborne Laser Mine Detection ...

AK-74 Assault Rifle

Russian Kalashnikov AK-12 Assault Rifle Trials

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 13:20:00

Russian defence officials are to soon start testing a brand new rifle that updates the classic Kalashnikov design

iRobot 710 Warrior

iRobot 710 Warrior EOD Robot Unveiled

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 10:35:00

Brand new Explosive Ordnance Disposal robot can bear 100kg loads, tow cars and operate over rough ground

Upgraded M113A2s

Upgraded M113A2 Armoured Personnel Carriers for Iraq

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 10:40:00

440 M113 vehicles to be given upgraded components and made fully mission-capable for the Iraqi Army

Week 3 - February 2012

Cope North 2012

Cope North 2012 Air Power Exercise Underway

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 10:30:00

US, Japanese and Australian combat aircraft involved in simulated bilateral air power operations over the Pacific

AGM-65 Maverick Production

Raytheon AGM-65 Maverick Missile Production Restarts

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 10:55:00

Raytheon has reopened the AGM-65 Maverick missile production line, some 20 years after the last example was manufactured

Battlefield Illusion

DARPA Battlefield Illusion Programme Launched

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 16:45:00

The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency is exploring future battlefield technologies designed to confuse enemy forces

Upgraded F-16

Upgraded Lockheed Martin F-16V Unveiled

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 14:50:00

New upgraded F-16V will feature AESA radar, in addition to a improved mission computer and cockpit to bring it up to par with more modern co...

USMC LVSR Order

200 More Oshkosh Logistics Vehicles for USMC

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 15:10:00

The US Marine Corps is set to press into service over 200 additional examples of Oshkosh Defense's LVSR design, it's been announced