Armed Forces International News Archives - July 2011

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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

Week 3 - July 2011

Urban Combat

New Transition Lenses May Boost Combat Survival

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

New lens technology reacts to electricity, allowing it to adjust rapidly to different light conditions and potentially saving soldiers' live...

HMS Diamond Royal Naval Service

Full Royal Naval Service for Type 45 HMS Diamond

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 11:45:00

Type 45 Destroyer, HMS Diamond, is now in full Royal Naval service, following an extensive set of recent sea trials

 Chinese Ballistic Missile

Chinese Ballistic Anti-Ship Missile Testing

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

Newly-developed Chinese anti-ship missile with claimed 2,700km range is being put through testing

Aircraft Carrier Operations System

Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Operations System

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 13:25:00

MIT's aircraft carrier deck operations Course of Action Planner is put through its paces with successful results