Tägliche Archive: 26. August 2011

Australia – Update to ADF Battle Casualty Figures

Four Australian soldiers have been medically classified as Wounded in Action (WIA). On 30 June 2011, an MTF Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle struck an insurgent laid IED in the Chorah District. No casualties were initially reported however one soldier from MTF-3 reported in early August, a wound sustained in the […]

Military Bases Prepare for Hurricane Irene

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 – Military bases along the eastern seaboard are securing for the Category 3 winds and rain of Hurricane Irene, and the Defense Department is working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the U.S. government response, defense officials said today.

Karzai, Allen Condemn Paktia Province Attack

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 – Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, jointly condemned yesterday’s insurgent rocket attack in the city of Zarmat in Afghanistan’s Paktiya province, military officials reported.

USA – US Military contracts for FY11

NAVY Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class „A“ overhauls, and […]