Armed Forces International News Archives - March 2011

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Week 1 - March 2011

UAE BMP-3 IFVs

UAE BMP-3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Upgrades

Posted by Armed Forces International's Global Correspondent on 12:05:00

Amphibious Infantry Fighting Vehicles to get new engines, improved firepower and increased armour through new $74m UAE/Russian deal

Fire Scout UAV

MQ-8B Fire Scout LCS Sea Trials Successful

Posted by Armed Forces International Technology Analyst on 15:15:00

First-time pairing of helicopter UAV and Littoral Combat Ship carries out successful sea trials

RAF Job Cuts

UK Defence Spending Update – First RAF Job Cuts

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 08:30:00

First round of UK defence spending cuts to see 2,700 RAF jobs and two Tornado squadrons go

Cheetah Robot

High Speed Cheetah Robo-Cat in Development

Posted by Armed Forces International Technology Analyst on 17:00:00

US robotics firm is developing high-speed design with funding from DARPA

Week 2 - March 2011

US Army Paratroopers

New T-11 Parachutes for US Army Paratroopers

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 11:10:00

New slower, lighter and safer parachutes for US Army paratroopers through multi-million BAE Systems contract

APKWS Combat Jet Trials

Combat Jets to Trial Advanced Weapon System

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 15:40:00

APKWS low-cost air-launched weapon technology to be trialled from aircraft from the first time

Chinese Military

Chinese Defence Growth Alters Global Military Balance

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

Western defence cuts and Eastern defence boosts are changing the state of global military capabilities

Japanese Stealth Fighter

Japan Developing Stealth Fighter Aircraft

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 16:35:00

Details emerge of Japan's first stealth fighter aircraft, due to fly in 2014

PR Newswire

Armed Forces International Teams Up with PR Newswire

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 11:10:00

Armed Forces International and PR Newswire team up to create new dedicated Press Release area for clients and site users