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Monday, 27 February 2017

IDEX 2017: MSPV highlights brand new T2 and J3 light armoured vehicles

The Dubai-based vehicle manufacturer Minerva Special Purpose Vehicles (MSPV) chose this 13rd edition of IDEX exhibition, held in Abu Dhabi from 19-23 Feb., to present not less than six armoured vehicles. Among them, MSPV put the spotlight on its brand new Panthera T2 and Panthera J3 armoured patrol vehicles. Read more
MSPV's new J3 light armoured vehicle showcased at IDEX 2017
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International Armored Group from UAE unveils Guardian MAX Light Protected Vehicle at IDEX 2017

IAG (International Armored Group), a leader in the manufacturing of armoured vehicle has unveiled its new light protected vehicle (LPV) personnel carrier (APC) Guardian MAX during the exhibitor live demonstration at IDEX 2017, the International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi.  Read full article at this link ...
International armored Group Guardian MAX LPV (Light Protected Vehicle) in live demonstration at IDEX 2017, International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirats.
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NAVDEX 2017: ADSB and Raytheon Celebrated Ten Years of Partnership

Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB) has partnered with Raytheon International Inc. for over a decade to ensure the UAE navy is equipped with the world's most advanced self-defense capability for its fleet. The two companies honored their alliance with a gift exchange at NAVDEX 2017, the region’s leading naval defence and maritime security event.

New Mwari SMART reconnaissance & precision strike aircraft from Paramount Group at IDEX 2017.

The African-based global defence and aerospace company Paramount Group, has showcased its new MWARI "SMART" intelligence, reconnaissance and precision strike aircraft during the International Defence Exhibition IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Read full article at this link ...
Drawing of the new Mwari SMART intelligence, reconnaissance and precision strike aircraft
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U.S. Company SAIC unveils first prototype of Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 for U.S. Marine Corps

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) today unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototype to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony held at the company’s integration facility in Charleston, South Carolina. This vehicle is the first of 16 to be delivered for testing by the Marine Corps, which is scheduled to begin next month . Read full news at this link ...
American Company SAIC unveils its first prototype of 8x8 armoured for the U.S. Marine Corps ACV 1.1 program.
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NAVDEX 2017: Navantia Unveiled its Frigate Proposal for the Royal Saudi Navy

At NAVDEX 2017, the international naval defense exhibition which was taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, last week, Navantia unveiled the Frigate design it is proposing for the Royal Saudi Navy. Navantia representatives at NAVDEX 2017 told Navy Recognition that this Frigate design is based on their F-538 proposal for the Peruvian Navy (unveiled at NAVDEX 2015) and belongs to the AVANTE 2200 Combatant family. 

Sunday, 26 February 2017

U.S. army EOD teams trained with Royal Thai military EOD units during Cobra Gold 2017

Approximately five Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from U.S. Army 716th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 303rd Explosive Ordnance Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, have spent the past two weeks in Thailand working to ensure a safe training environment for the 3,600 total U.S. Forces at largest Theater Security Cooperation exercise in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, Cobra Gold. Read full news at this link ...
U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians, deployed to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 from EODMU 3, conduct counter improvised explosive device (IED) training with Royal Thai Military EOD units. (Picture US MoD)
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Defense Industry of China unveils ASN-301 anti-radiation UAS Unmanned Aerial System at IDEX.

China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) unveils its ASN-301, a new mobile anti-radiation UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) at IDEX 2017, the International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  Read full article at this link ...
Scale model of the ASN-301 anti-radiation UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) at IDEX 2017, the International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 
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Iran has launched new drone center to conduct different operations for Iranian army.

Sunday, February 26, 2017, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced start of operation by a special Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) unit for different IRGC Ground Force missions. Read full news at this link ...
Iranian armed forces display some local-made drones during an official ceremony
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IDEX 2017 NIMR Automotive a full range of combat and tactical vehicles for modern armed forces.

NIMR Automotive, the leader in the Middle East and North Africa for the manufacturing of light and medium wheeled military vehicles, based in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates has presented its full range of armoured and tactical vehicles at IDEX 2017, the International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. Read full article at this link ...
The JAIS 4x4 MRAP Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected used by UAE armed forces during combat operation against terrorist groups in Middle East. JAIS saves lives after firing of small arms against the vehicle without death or injury for the crew
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