Defence Industry

Russia's Arms Export Scope Keeps Increasing

According to the preliminary results of Russia's defence export efforts during the year 2004, the total scope of defence export amounted to $5.6-5.7 billion, which shows an increase by 200-300 million if compared with the year 2003.


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Training And Simulators

Principles of Design of the Fighting Vehicle Crew Training Aids

The latest years have seen a considerable increase in the use of computer-based equipment for training of the personnel of the Land Army, Navy, Air Force and Air Defence Force. Based on the gained experience, one can determine the most popular hierarchic structure of computer-based armoured vehicle crew training aids as well as the general principles of their design.


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Defence Industry

Austria to Purchase Mobile Air-Transportable Dingo 2 Vehicles

Austria has placed an order with the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann for twenty 44 armoured cars designated Dingo 2. This deal is the first export order of these new vehicles.


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Defence Industry

Military and Technical Cooperation of Pakistan and USA

The United States and Pakistan have reached and agreement about supply of weapons to Pakistan for the total amount of $1.2 billion.


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Defence Industry

Germany Has Increased its Arms Export

According to the results of 2004, the export of arms and military equipment from Germany has increased four times as much in compared with the previous year.


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Defence Industry

Russian Motor-cars in Africa

Two Russian companies, which are involved in the production of military motor-cars, viz. UAZ and KamAZ, have carried out a presentation of their products in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya.


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Defence Industry

India aspires to modernise its T-72 MBTs

In 1997, the Indian Land Forces filed a request for modernisation of 1500 T-72 MBTs. In the year 2001, the Ministry of Defence tokk a decision to carry out the modernisation in batches. The first batch consisting of 300 T-72s are to be modernised by the year 2007.


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Defence Industry

Meggitt is Buying the Schreider Canada Company

The American California-based company Meggitt Defense Systems (which is a part of the British Meggitt PLC) has bought the Canada-based Schreiner Canada company for $5.3 million.


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Defence Industry

Turkey and Russia Have Good Prospects of Cooperation in the Defence Area

On 6 December, the Russian President Vladimir Putin made an official visit to Turkey. The visit procedures included a meeting of the Russian Federation's Minister of Defence Sergey Ivanov with official representatives of the Turkish ministry of Defence.


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Defence Industry

The Russian Army Has Completed the Trials of the BTR-90 Armoured Personnel Carrier

The Interdepartmental Committee of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has approved the results of the trials of the new-generation armoured personnel carrier designated GAZ-5912 (BTR-90).


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Defence Industry

Russia Supplies its Special-purpose vehicles to Azerbaijan

The Russian Company 'Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant' has concluded a contract for supply of 325 motor-cars to Azerbaijan.


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Defence Industry

Anniversary of the Arsenal Central Design Bureau

On the 21th of November, the Frunze Arsenal Design Bureau, which is Russia's leading developer of missile and artillery systems, celebrated its 55th anniversary.


29.12.2004 Visits - 18160 Posts - 0
Training And Simulators

The Ukrainian Army Switches to More Efficient Methods of Personnel Training

The user acceptance trials of the up-to-date computer-based T-64 crew training simulators have been successfully completed at the Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (the T-64 MBTs are the core element of Ukraine's Armoured Corps).


29.12.2004 Visits - 17945 Posts - 0
Robots

The Prospect of the Russian Armed Forces

On 17-19 November, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation held a conference of the top commanders of the Russian Armed Forces. The conference was attended by a large number of military leaders, including generals and admirals of the Ministry of Defence and the General Headquarters, Commanders-in-Chief of Armed Services as well as Commanders of Branches, Military Districts and Fleets.


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Defence Industry

Turkey to buy 350 Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks from Germany

Turkey is considering an acquisition of 350 ex-German Army Leopard-2 MBTs. The Turkish team visited Germany at the beginning of September to inspect the vehicles.


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