Armed Forces International News Archives - July 2011

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Week 1 - July 2011

Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier

Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier for Russian Navy

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 08:40:00

The Russian Navy's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is set to be started in 2016 and finished by 2023

 Taiwanese Fighter Upgrades

Upgraded Fighter Jets for Taiwanese Air Force

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 15:35:00

Taiwan has showcased an upgraded version of one of its key fighters, with new radar and increased weapons load

Week 2 - July 2011

 Persistent Threat Detection System

US Army Threat Detection System Fleet Swells

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 13:30:00

US Army to get 29 more Persistent Threat Detection Systems from manufacturer Lockheed Martin to boost Afghan surveillance missions

 New Typhoon Radar

New CAPTOR Radars to Equip Typhoon Fighters

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

New CAPTOR-E radar - set to enter service in 2015 - will boost Eurofighter Typhoon's mission capability

French Navy Submarine

French Navy Barracuda Submarine Development

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 10:55:00

Go-ahead for development of third new nuclear-powered, cruise-missile equipped submarine for the French Navy

 B-1B Systems Upgrades

USAF B-1B Lancer Bomber Systems Upgrades

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 08:05:00

Updated cockpit avionics for all USAF B-1B Lancer intercontinental bombers after $99.5m contract placed with Boeing