Tägliche Archive: 12. Januar 2011

Australia – Visit To Operation QUEENSLAND FLOOD ASSIST

Today I (Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith) visited Australian Defence Force personnel in south-east Queensland and thanked them for their rapid response to the Queensland flood crisis. ADF personnel, in cooperation with other Commonwealth and State Governments and local authorities, are working to save lives and reduce the impact of […]


International Armoured Vehicles 2011 dedicates focus days to vital IED problem

The U.S. military is fielding new mine roller technology expected to provide even more protection from improvised explosive devices, as global specialists assemble in London to discuss available solutions. LONDON, UK – 11 January 2011 – Addressing the urgent need to combat the most prevalent and problematic of insurgency tactics […]


Marineforum - VIRAAT und CHARLES DE GAULLE (Foto: franz. Marine)Foto

Indien/Frankreich – Start des bilateralen indisch-französischen Marinemanövers “Varuna 10”

Mit einer Hafenphase in Mumbai hat am 7. Januar hat das bilaterale indisch-französische Marinemanöver “Varuna 10” begonnen. Die indische und die französische Marine führen bereits seit 1993 gemeinsame Übungen durch. In 2000 vereinbarte man regelmäßige jährliche Übungen der Varuna-Serie; 2001 fand das erste “Varuna” vor der indischen Westküste statt.


USA – US Military contracts for FY11

NAVY Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $48,934,856 modification for planned supplemental work to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2107) for the refueling complex overhaul of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is scheduled to complete by February […]