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NovAtel introduces newest technology to increase positioning precision
 
At Xponential 2017, NovAtel introduced its new SPAN Land Vehicle technology for fixed wheel land vehicle applications. SPAN Land Vehicle optimizes integrated GNSS + INS performance for land vehicles during periods of extended GNSS outage, in low dynamic operating environments, or in dense urban canyons. SPAN Land Vehicle ensures that accurate position, velocity and attitude is maintained during such difficult operating environments.
At Xponential 2017, NovAtel introduced its new SPAN Land Vehicle technology for fixed wheel land vehicle applications. SPAN Land Vehicle optimizes integrated GNSS + INS performance for land vehicles during periods of extended GNSS outage, in low dynamic operating environments, or in dense urban canyons. SPAN Land Vehicle ensures that accurate position, velocity and attitude is maintained during such difficult operating environments.
 

General Dynamics successfully streamed video between two tactical antennas using 4G network
 
A General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering team successfully streamed video 62 miles between two tactical antennas on April 20 during the Marine Corps-sponsored Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Task Force Demonstration at Camp Pendleton. The engineering team participated in the event through a cooperative research and development agreement with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.
A General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering team successfully streamed video 62 miles between two tactical antennas on April 20 during the Marine Corps-sponsored Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Task Force Demonstration at Camp Pendleton. The engineering team participated in the event through a cooperative research and development agreement with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.
 

US company Oshkosh Defense responded to US Government request for new tactical vehicle
 
Oshkosh Defense announced today that it has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort. Oshkosh’s FMTV A2 proposal addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility.
Oshkosh Defense announced today that it has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort.  Oshkosh’s FMTV A2 proposal addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility.
 

BAE Systems contracts Czech company Ray Service for key components of Swedish mortar Mjölner
 
BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner. BAE Systems was awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in December 2016 for the delivery of 40 of the mortar systems and has now enlisted Ray Service to develop and produce cabling assemblies.
BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner. BAE Systems was awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in December 2016 for the delivery of 40 of the mortar systems and has now enlisted Ray Service to develop and produce cabling assemblies.
 

Older Russian-made T-72B are getting upgraded to modernized T-72B3
 
The Russian defense ministry continues the modernization of T-72B tanks to the level of T-72B3. The combat capabilities of the upgraded version considerably surpass those of the predecessor. The first batch of 20 tanks with additional protection has been modernized, passed the necessary tests and was delivered to the troops, the press service of the defense ministry said.
The Russian defense ministry continues the modernization of T-72B tanks to the level of T-72B3. The combat capabilities of the upgraded version considerably surpass those of the predecessor. The first batch of 20 tanks with additional protection has been modernized, passed the necessary tests and was delivered to the troops, the press service of the defense ministry said.
 

Review ACV 1.1 Amphibious Combat Vehicle BAE Systems and IVECO for U.S. Marine Corps
 
The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV 1.1) is a program for the U.S. Marine Corps o replace the services’ current inventory of Amphibious Assault Vehicles, or AAVs – in service for decades. The new vehicle will offer more survivability than a standard AAV.
The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV 1.1) is a program for the U.S. Marine Corps o replace the services’ current inventory of Amphibious Assault Vehicles, or AAVs – in service for decades. The new vehicle will offer more survivability than a standard AAV.
 

Analysis Russian defense industry to boost the development of new UAV systems
 
Unmanned aviation is a dynamically developing industry of modern aircraft construction. Technical and technological achievements boosted the design of new systems. At present drones are engaged by many armies of the world and used in armed conflicts. Our country used to have considerable achievements in the sphere and now works to restore its positions, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in the official blog of the United Aircraft Corporation.
Unmanned aviation is a dynamically developing industry of modern aircraft construction. Technical and technological achievements boosted the design of new systems. At present drones are engaged by many armies of the world and used in armed conflicts. Our country used to have considerable achievements in the sphere and now works to restore its positions, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in the official blog of the United Aircraft Corporation.
 

Soviet-made T-72 MBT tank converted to operate unmanned by Kratos Defense & Security
 
The American Company Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.
The American Company Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.
 

U.S. airborne troops will make airdrop test with modified LAV-25 8x8 light armoured vehicle
 
According to the military website MilitaryTime, the U.S. Army's 82nd airborne will make for the first time an airdrop of a modified LAV-25 8x8 armoured vehicle. The LAV-25 is one of the backbone armoured vehicle of the U.S. Marine Corps but it could be used in the future by airborne troops of U.S. Army. According to the military website MilitaryTimes, the U.S. Army's 82nd airborne will make for the first time an airdrop of a modified LAV-25 8x8 light armoured vehicle. The LAV-25 is one of the backbone armoured vehicle of the U.S. Marine Corps but it could be used in the future by airborne troops of U.S. Army.
 

Analysis Pictures : Combat vehicles - armored - air-defense - tanks Russia Victory Day parade 2017
 
Analysis and Pictures by Army Recogntion online defense and security magazine editorial team about all the new military equipment, armored, main battle tanks and air-defense systems at the Russian Victory Day parade 2017 in Moscow, Russia. The annual parade is held May 9 and marks the Allied victory in World War II at the Eastern Front, on the same day as the signing of the German act of capitulation to the Allies in Berlin, at midnight of 9 May 1945.
 

U.S. soldiers train with DroneDefender rifle to neutralize drone threats in Iraq and Syria
 
Recent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have changed the 21st-century battlespace by employing airborne drones for reconnaissance and attacks. To response to this new threat, U.S. Army soldiers trained with the DroneDefender, a point-and-shoot, electromagnetic, rifle-shaped weapon that disrupts communications between a remote-controlled drone and its operator.
Recent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have changed the 21st-century battlespace by employing airborne drones for reconnaissance and attacks. To response to this new threat, U.S. Army soldiers trained with the DroneDefender, a point-and-shoot, electromagnetic, rifle-shaped weapon that disrupts communications between a remote-controlled drone and its operator.
 

Strategic Missile Force of Russia will receive simulators for drivers of RS-24 Yars SS-29 ICBM
 
The Russian Strategic Missile Force is to be fully outfitted with unique simulators for the drivers of the self-contained launchers of the RS-24 Yars (NATO reporting name: SS-29 Yars) ground-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system. Each missile regiment will also get training aids for the troops to learn to operate the auxiliary hardware of the cutting-edge missile system, according to the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office.
The Russian Strategic Missile Force is to be fully outfitted with unique simulators for the drivers of the self-contained launchers of the Yars (NATO reporting name: SS-29 Yars) ground-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system. Each missile regiment will also get training aids for the troops to learn to operate the auxiliary hardware of the cutting-edge missile system, according to the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office.
 

Lockheed Martin reduces arm fatigue with its FORTIS industrial exoskeleton
 
The key weight-bearing component of Lockheed Martin's industry-leading FORTIS® industrial exoskeleton is now available as a separate product. Capable of supporting weight up to 50 pounds, the unpowered FORTIS Tool Arm relieves fatigue as users work with heavy industrial tools.
The key weight-bearing component of Lockheed Martin's industry-leading FORTIS® industrial exoskeleton is now available as a separate product. Capable of supporting weight up to 50 pounds, the unpowered FORTIS Tool Arm relieves fatigue as users work with heavy industrial tools.
 

Kurganmashzavod from Russia presents BMD-4M2 new variant of airborne infantry fighting vehicle
 
The Russian Company Kurganmashzavod enterprise presented trial models of BT-3F armored personnel carrier on the basis of BMP-3, infantry fighting vehicle BMP-3M Dragoon and airborne assault vehicle BMD-4M with Sinitsa combat module named BMD-4M2, the press service of the Tractor plants Concern said.
The Russian Company Kurganmashzavod enterprise presented trial models of BT-3F armored personnel carrier on the basis of BMP-3, infantry fighting vehicle BMP-3M Dragoon and airborne assault vehicle BMD-4M with Sinitsa combat module named BMD-4M2, the press service of the Tractor plants Concern said.
 

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