There has been a marked escalation in violence in Yemen where at least 30 people have been killed in two separate incidents. A tenuous truce declared a few days ago to end street fighting in the Yemeni capital between tribal groups and forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh has broken down, sending the country closer to the brink of civil war.
Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Sunday, 29 May 2011
Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks signed a contract with the German army for the deliver of Actros recovery truck
Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks in Germany has signed a contract with the German Armed Forces for delivery of protected Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicles for immediate use by the German troops in Afghanistan.
|Mercedes-Benz Actros Heavy Recovery Vehicle at Defense Exhibition of Paris, Eurosatory 2010|
Georgian Armed Forces presents during the military parade in Tbilisi, May 26, 2011, a new military vehicle, created in Georgia, the Didgori.
|Georgian home made wheeled armoured vehicle Didgori during the military parade 2011 in Tbilisi|
Sunday, 22 May 2011
The Russian nuclear submarine Ekaterinburg of the North fleet carried out Friday a successful firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile Sineva since the Barents sea, announced in Moscow the spokesperson of the Russian ministry of Defence Igor Konachenkov.
|Russian navy nuclear submarine Ekaterinburg of the North fleet|
Sunday, 15 May 2011
A second regiment equipped with advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be put on combat duty near the Russian capital on May 15, the Defense Ministry said.
|Link to Data Sheet and pictures Russian S-400 air defense missile system|
Sunday, 8 May 2011
China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, all member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Friday, 6 May 2011, conducted a joint anti-terror drill in Xinjiang, of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. , according to a statement issued by China’s Ministry of Public Security.
|Click here for more pictures about the anti-terror exercice Tianshan-II|
Saturday, 7 May 2011
In Libya, fighting between rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Qaddafi continued in the western part of the country, with mortar shells landing on the Tunisian side of the border. Misrata, the only major city in the west of the country which hasn’t fallen to Gaddafi’s army, has become one of the bloodiest battlefields in the two-month conflict.
|Libyan men react as the main fuel depot in Misrata, Libya burns after a bombing by pro-Gadhafi forces early Saturday, May 7, 2011.|
Friday, 6 May 2011
More than 100 military vehicles and 20,000 soldiers at the military parade dedicated to the 66th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the 1941-45 Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany, which will be held May 09, 2011 at 10:00 AM local time in Moscow, Russia.
|Pictures gallery military parade Victory Day 2011 Red Square Moscow, Russia|
The "Fast Road" system is the next generation of technology for battlefield management systems in tanks. The system, developed by Elbit, has begun to be integrated into some of the IDF's regular armored divisions.
|''Fast Road'' battlefield management systems will increase the speed of data transfer for tanks units|
The US military may have operated a new classified helicopter type in its recent raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. It was a secretly developed stealth helicopter, probably a highly modified version of an UH-60 Blackhawk.
|Black Helo which crashed during the Osama Bin Laden raid.|
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Truck and engine maker Navistar Defense International Corp. (NAV) said Wednesday May 04, 2011, it has received an order from the U.S. Marine Corps for 250 ambulances worth $183 million.
|Link to Data Sheet and pictures MaxxPro Ambulance MRAP medical support vehicle|
Romanian and U.S. delegations Wednesday finalized the text of the agreement on the deployment of Patriot U.S. missile defense system in Romania, the Romanian Foreign Ministry said.
|Link to Data Sheet and Pictures American Patriot air defense missile system|
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
Azerbaijan showed interest for the Turkish vehicle PARS, produced and manufactured by the Defence Company FNSS.
|Turkish wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier PARS 8x8|
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
The Peruvian Air Force will receive next week three Russian combat helicopters intended for military operations against drugs trafficking and terrorism, Peru's defense minister said.
|Russian Mi-171Sh HIP combat helicopter Russian Defence Industry|
On Thursday, April 21, French defense procurement agency DGA successfully performed a demonstration firing test of the AASM modular air-to-ground weapon against a land target moving at high speed.
|Sagem AASM modular air-to-ground weapon|
Monday, 2 May 2011
Organizers of the International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, Paris Air Show 2011 are confirmed the come back of Russian industry with the combat aircraft Sukhoi SU-30, which is considered of one of the best modern fighters produced for export.
|Russian SU-30 fighter aircraft at Air Show Maks 2009|