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U.S. Army engineers doubled range of new modified M777A2 155mm towed howitzer to 70 km
 
US Army engineers doubled range of new modified M777A2 155mm towed howitzer to 70 km 640 001
American Picatinny Arsenal engineers have fired the newly modified M777A2 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, completing the next step towards expanding the system's current firing range.The modification added six feet (1.82m) to the cannon while limiting the increase in overall system weight to less than 1,000 pounds (453 kg).
 

Security of Russian Military vehicular convoys in drills is ensure by Eleron-10 UAVs
 
Eleron 10 UAVs ensure security of Russian Eastern Military District vehicular convoys in drills 640 001
Unmanned aerial vehicles have been used for the first time to ensure security of vehicular convoys on the move during a tactical exercise, Russian Eastern Military District spokesman Colonel Alexander Gordeyev told TASS.The exercise involved an Eastern Military District large unit.
 

US Army tests new boots for jungle environment in Hawaii
 
US army provides new boots for jungle environment in Hawaii 640 001
The standard issue combat boot most Soldiers wear today, the one most commonly worn in Iraq and Afghanistan, is great for sandy dunes, hot dry weather, and asphalt. But it's proven not so good in hot and wet environments. So the US Army has developed a new jungle boot that some Soldiers will see this year.
 

Russian Special Operations Forces & Federal Security Service will receive gyro-stabilized mounts
 
Russian Special Operations Forces and Federal Security Service will receive gyro stabilized mounts 640 001
The Russian Defense Ministry’s Special Operations Forces and the special outfit of the Federal Security Service (FSB) will be issued super-lightweight gyro-stabilized mounts for attaching sniper rifles and machineguns to light armored vehicles, high-speed buggies, boats and helicopters, according to the Izvestia daily.
 

U.S. army engineers have designed a new muzzle break LBOP for M119 105mm towed howitzer
 
US engineers have designed a new muzzle break LBOP for M119 105mm towed howitzer 640 002
U.S. Engineers from Watervliet Arsenal have designed a 105 mm low blast overpressure muzzle brake, or LBOP. It's the first large caliber muzzle brake designed specifically for an existing gun system. Muzzle brake designs for large caliber have historically been for brand new cannon designs, but the LBOP was designed around the existing M119 howitzer platform.
 

Russian military will receive virtual reality helmet to control UAVs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
 
Russian military will receive virtual reality helmet to control UAVs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 640 001
The Russian military will receive a sophisticated virtual reality (VR) helmet designed for not only watching the battlefield via the cameras carried by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), but also controlling the UAVs by simply turning the head or the eyes, according to the Izvestia daily newspaper.
 

New Russian-made Uragan-1M multi-caliber MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System
 
New Russian made Uragan 1M multi caliber MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System 640 001 According a video footage published by the Russian Television, the new Uragan-1M MLRS (Multiple launch Rocket System) was used by soldiers of a military academy in the Leningrad Region. In September 2016, Russia`s Ministry of Defense has announced the delivery of Uragan-1M to the Russian armed forces.
 

HSS Development from U.S. has developed new upgrade of its RDS500 portable bomb detector
 
HSS Development from US has developed new upgrade of its RDS500 portable bomb detector 640 001 HSS Development, a New York-based counter terrorist and defense manufacturing firm, has released an upgrade of its bomb detection line, the RDS500. The RDS500 is a covert remote controlled and monitored ‘walk-by’ bomb and weapons detection system which can be installed into any type of custom casing or discreet enclosure for clandestine operation.
 

Analysis: Fire support vehicles BMP-T and BMPT-72 of Russian defense industry
 
Analysis Fire support vehicles BMP T and BMPT 72 of Russian defense industry 640 001
Russian defense industry has developed and manufactured fire support vehicles BMPT and BMPT-72 based on the chassis of T-72 main battle tanks to increase fire power and combat capabilities of dismounted troops. This type of vehicle is armed with automatic cannon and anti-tank guided missiles able to destroy a wide range of modern military threats on the battlefield.
 

Russian Defense Industry promotes Typhoon-K armoured vehicles in 4x4 and 6x6 configuration
 
Russian Defense Industry promotes Typhoon K armoured vehicles in 4x4 and 6x6 configuration Kamaz 53949 640 001
Russian defense industry under the state Company Rosoboronexport promotes the Taifun-K (Typhoon-K) family of armoured vehicles in 4x4 KAMAZ-53949 and 6x6 KAMAZ-63969 configuration that respoonse to the new needs and requirements of foreign customers.
 

U.S. Army shows interest for vehicles powered by hydrogen fuell cells as the GM ZH2 demonstrator
 
US Army shows interest for vehicles powered by hydrogen fuell cells as the GM ZH2 demonstrator 640 001
The U.S. army shows interest for vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells, the General Motors (GM) Equinox vehiclesare being used on several installations. GM has developed a new demonstrator called ZH2 which is based on a modified Chevy Colorado, fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell and electric drive.
 

Russia offers local-made Scorpion-2MB 4x4 light tactical protected vehicle for foreign customers
 
Scorpion-2MB 4x4 light tactical protected vehicle Russia Russian army defense industry 640 001
Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) promotes the Scorpion-2MB utility vehicle that meet the strictest requirements by potential foreign customers. The Scorpion-2MB special transport vehicle is designed to transport troops and military cargoes, to carry armaments and other pieces of hardware, and to tow trailers with a weight of up to 1.5 t in all terrain. The Scorpion-2MB is the armoured version of the Scorpion-2M.
 

New version of M-ATV 4x4 MRAP vehicle upgraded by the U.S. Marines Depot Maintenance
 
New version of M-ATV 4x4 MRAP vehicle upgraded by the US Marines Depot Maintenance 640 001
The newest version of M-ATV Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle is currently being upgraded, refurbished and up-armored for both the Marine Corps and Air Force at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Depot Maintenance Command, on the Yermo Annex of Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California.
 

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