Armed Forces International News Archives - November 2011

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Week 1 - November 2011

SM-3 Missile Tests

SM-3 Block IIB ICBM Liquid Fuel Tests

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 16:05:00

US military's Standard Missile 3 Block IIB Intercontinental Ballistic Missile development programme moves to liquid propulsion system tests

C-RAM System

Afghan and Iraqi C-RAM System Ops Escalate

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 14:45:00

US military ramps up Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar system deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq

USN Electromagnetic Railgun

USN’s Electromagnetic Railgun Launches 1,000th Projectile

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

Landmark moment for US Navy's innovative weapons system, which can fire projectiles at speeds of up to Mach 7

 US Army Apache Upgrades

First Upgraded Apache Helicopter for US Army

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 15:50:00

The first technology-enhanced Boeing AH-64D Block III Apache combat helicopter has been delivered to the United States Army

Week 2 - November 2011

FPS-117 Radar Upgrades

Lockheed Martin USAF FPS-117 Radar Upgrades

Posted by Armed Forces International's Defence Correspondent on 13:40:00

Lockheed Martin upgrades to extend the AN/FPS-117 radar's operational service life until at least 2025

Lynx Wildcat Sea Trials

First Ship Landing Opens Lynx Wildcat Sea Trials

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

The Royal Navy's next-generation helicopter has carried out a ship landing for the first time

 APKWS II Firing Trials

First-Time Helicopter Firing For USMC’s APKWS II

Posted by Armed Forces International's Aviation Expert on 11:50:00

USMC UH-1Y Venom helicopter fires six shots using BAE Systems-developed Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II - due to enter service next...

UAE Weapons Deal

UAE Weapons Deal To Boost Gulf State Coalition

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

The US Government is said to be covertly preparing a huge weapons package for the United Arab Emirates