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saab to delivers new components for Carl-Gustav 81407171

Saab to delivers new components for the Carl-Gustaf weapon system in 2018
 
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order amounts to SEK 106 million and deliveries will take place during 2018.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order amounts to SEK 106 million and deliveries will take place during 2018.
 

Russian Special Forces new combat gears SEK equipment 11307171

Russian Special Forces received new modern combat gears SEK Special Equipment Kit
 
Special forces soldiers of several Russian security agencies have received unique futuristic combat gears. The special equipment kit (SEK) comprises several layers of clothing to withstand harsh weather conditions. Also the SEK includes bulletproof load bearing vests, backpacks, knee pads and a few dozen uniform items. The kit has been developed and manufactured by the 5,45Design Company in the framework of the ALLMulticam project, writes the daily Izvestia.
Special forces soldiers of several Russian security agencies have received unique futuristic combat gears. The special equipment kit (SEK) comprises several layers of clothing to withstand harsh weather conditions. Also the SEK includes bulletproof load bearing vests, backpacks, knee pads and a few dozen uniform items. The kit has been developed and manufactured by the 5,45Design Company in the framework of the ALLMulticam project, writes the daily Izvestia.
 

Armored Specialty Cars presents its Hornet vehicle 81007173

Armored Specialty Cars presents its Special Operations Vehicle : the Hornet
 
The Hornet Special Operations Vehicle (SOV) has been developed as a highly capable successor to similar vehicles which have been traditionally built on Land Rover Defender, Mercedes Benz G-Wagen or Pinzgauer platforms.
The Hornet Special Operations Vehicle (SOV) has been developed as a highly capable successor to similar vehicles which have been traditionally built on Land Rover Defender, Mercedes Benz G-Wagen or Pinzgauer platforms.
 

Iran new models of Zolfaqar assault rifle 11007171

Iran will unveil new models of home-made Zolfaqar assault rifle
 
Iran will unveil two new models of the home-made Zolfaqar assault rifle in the near future. In June 2017, Iran has unveiled its new type of 7.62mm assault rifle called Zolfaqar designed and manufactured by domestic experts to replace Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifles currently used by the country’s Armed Forces.
Iran will unveil two new models of the home-made Zolfaqar assault rifle in the near future. In June 2017, Iran has unveiled its new type of 7.62mm assault rifle called Zolfaqar designed and manufactured by domestic experts to replace Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifles currently used by the country’s Armed Forces.
 

HMV-150 4x4 APC based on US V-150 Thailand navy Panus assembly 10807171

New HMV-150 4x4 armoured personnel carrier based on American V-150 APC for Thai armed force
 
The Thai Navy has taken delivery of upgraded V-150 4x4 armoured vehicle developed by the local Company Panus Assembly under the name of HMV-150. The V-150 is an upgraded variant of the V-100 Cadillac Gage Commando which was developed in the early 1960s. The first prototype of this vehicle was completed in 1963 with first delivery for U.S. army in 1964.
The Thai Navy has taken delivery of upgraded V-150 4x4 armoured vehicle developed by the local Company Panus Assembly under the name of HMV-150. The V-150 is an upgraded variant of the V-100 Cadillac Gage Commando which was developed in the early 1960s. The first prototype of this vehicle was completed in 1963 with first delivery for U.S. army in 1964.
 

Analysis: SMG make own places within world armies 80607171

Analysis: Submachinegun making its own place within world armies
 
Previously being the main firearm of law enforcement units, the submachinegun (SMG) has paved his way to the battlefield in the recent years. At present, the SMGs that retained the assault rifle layout are popular in almost all world`s armed forces. They are typically issued to special forces and combat crews.
Previously being the main firearm of law enforcement units, the submachinegun (SMG) has paved his way to the battlefield in the recent years. At present, the SMGs that retained the assault rifle layout are popular in almost all world`s armed forces. They are typically issued to special forces and combat crews.
 

Denel to deliver 21 new Casspir vehicles to client 80507174

Denel ready to deliver a new batch of 21 Casspir mine-protected vehicle to one of its African client
 
Another consignment of 21 Casspir mine-protected vehicles is ready for handover and shipment to an African client. This forms part of a total order of 45 vehicles of which Denel has already delivered 24 during December 2016.
Another consignment of 21 Casspir mine-protected vehicles is ready for handover and shipment to an African client. This forms part of a total order of 45 vehicles of which Denel has already delivered 24 during December 2016.
 

C-Ram phalanx upgrade with laser weapons missiles US Army 10507171

Northrop Grumman to upgrade C-RAM air defense system with new laser weapons and sensors
 
According to the website scout.com, the U.S. Army and American Company Northrop Grumman is on the process to develop new optical sensors, passive sensors and laser weapons for C-RAM Phalanx air defense system which can be used to destroy targets as enemy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and cruise missiles. The goal is also to upgrade the C-RAM Phalanx with new missiles.
According to the website scout.com, the U.S. Army and American Company Northrop Grumman is on the process to develop new optical sensors, passive sensors and laser weapons for C-RAM Phalanx air defense system which can be used to destroy targets as enemy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and cruise missiles. The goal is also to upgrade the C-RAM Phalanx with new missiles.
 

DARPA eyes new tools and concepts for expeditionary urban operations 22606171

DARPA eyes new tools and concepts for expeditionary urban operations
 
As nation-state and non-state adversaries adapt and apply commercially available state-of-the-art technology in urban conflict, expeditionary U.S. forces face a shrinking operational advantage. To address this challenge, a new DARPA program is aiming to create powerful, digital tools for exploring novel expeditionary urban operations concepts—with a special emphasis on coastal cities, where future such battles are deemed most likely to occur.
 

Iran new home-made Zolfaqar 7.62mm assault rifle 12506171

Iran has unveiled its new home-made Zolfaqar 7.62mm assault rifle
 
Friday, June 23, 2017, Iran has unveiled its new type of 7.62mm assault rifle called Zolfaqar designed and manufactured by domestic experts to replace Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifles currently used by the country’s Armed Forces.
Friday, June 23, 2017, Iran has unveiled its new type of 7.62mm assault rifle called Zolfaqar designed and manufactured by domestic experts to replace Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifles currently used by the country’s Armed Forces.
 

LAV-ATM A2 anti-tank armoured U.S. Marine Corps 12406171

New LAV Anti-Tank Modernization A2 armored models with new rocket launcher for U.S. Marines
 
The first two Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank Modernization A2 models outfitted with a state of the art rocket launcher have rolled off the line at Production Plant Barstow.The new Modified Target Acquisition System turret vastly upgrades the tank killing capabilities of the LAV-ATM for the Marine Corps said Chuck Zuhlke, a logistician with the Light Armored Vehicle line headquartered at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command in Warren, Mich.
The first two Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank Modernization A2 models outfitted with a state of the art rocket launcher have rolled off the line at Production Plant Barstow.The new Modified Target Acquisition System turret vastly upgrades the tank killing capabilities of the LAV-ATM for the U.S. Marine Corps said Chuck Zuhlke, a logistician with the Light Armored Vehicle line headquartered at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Command in Warren, Mich.
 

BMD-4M Russia airborne new radio equipment R-168-25UE-2 12006172

Russian airborne fighting vehicle BMD-4M equipped with fifth-generation of radio equipment
 
The Roselectronika Holding of Rostec State Corporation designed advanced communications systems for airborne fighting vehicles BMD-4M. In particular, they will be equipped with fifth-generation radio stations and internal communications, commutation and control devices (AVSKU). The equipment will provide a higher level of reliability and data transmission speed, Roselectronika press service said.
The Roselectronika Holding of Rostec State Corporation designed advanced communications systems for airborne fighting vehicles BMD-4M. In particular, they will be equipped with fifth-generation radio stations and internal communications, commutation and control devices (AVSKU). The equipment will provide a higher level of reliability and data transmission speed, Roselectronika press service said.
 

SRC mortar radar protects MENA region soldiers 81506172

SRC Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar protecting Middle East and North African soldiers
 
In the Middle East and North Africa, border protection technology continues to become more integral to homeland security operations. SRC, an independent, not-for-profit, research and development corporation, has already begun to play a vital role in bolstering the border security and force protection capabilities of the MENA countries by supplying multiple surveillance systems to the region.
In the Middle East and North Africa, border protection technology continues to become more integral to homeland security operations. SRC, an independent, not-for-profit, research and development corporation, has already begun to play a vital role in bolstering the border security and force protection capabilities of the MENA countries by supplying multiple surveillance systems to the region.
 

Harris provides new manpack radio to US spec forces 81306174

Harris Corp to provide next generation manpack radio system to US Special forces
 
Harris Corp., has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $255,000,000 maximum ceiling value to provide the Special Operations Forces Tactical Communications Next Generation Manpack (STC NGMP) Radio system.
Harris Corp., has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $255,000,000 maximum ceiling value to provide the Special Operations Forces Tactical Communications Next Generation Manpack (STC NGMP) Radio system.
 

Thales cyberlab in Belgium against Cyber-threats 81206173

Thales launch a cyberlab in Belgium to train against Cyber-threats
 
Thales is inaugurating a new Cyberlab today in Tubize, in the south of the Brussels region, in the presence of Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice President of the Walloon Government, Minister of Economy, Industry, Innovation and New Technologies.
Thales is inaugurating a new Cyberlab today in Tubize, in the south of the Brussels region, in the presence of Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice President of the Walloon Government, Minister of Economy, Industry, Innovation and New Technologies.
 

US Army tests anti-drones Stingers missiles 80706172

US Army tests Stinger anti-air missiles with proximity fuzes to destroy drones
 
During a recent Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time. Proximity fuzes allow missiles to destroy targets by making contact or by detonating in close range.
During a recent Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time. Proximity fuzes allow missiles to destroy targets by making contact or by detonating in close range.
 

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