Armed Forces International News Archives - March 2011

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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

Week 3 - March 2011

British and French Drone

Britain and France to Design Armed UAV

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 12:30:00

BAE Systems and Dassault announce future joint armed, medium-altitude, long-endurance UAV project

BrahMos Flight Tests

Top Arms Importer India Plans BrahMos Flight Tests

Posted by Armed Forces International's Global Correspondent on 10:45:00

World's most active weapons importer India lays out plans to flight-test the BrahMos cruise missile in 2012

Individual Gunshot Detector

Acoustic Gunshot Targeting Detectors for US Army

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 12:35:00

The US Army has started to deploy new acoustic gunshot targeting technology among US troops serving in Afghanistan

UK Armed Forces Day 2011

Edinburgh Prepares for Armed Forces Day 2011

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 16:50:00

Initial details of the 2011 edition of UK Armed Forces Day on 25 June in Edinburgh have been revealed

Libyan No-Fly Zone

UN’s Libyan No-Fly Zone Explained

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

The UN has now approved a no-fly zone over Libya, but what does it involve, and who might help enforce it?