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Abaco confirmed during Eurosatory 2018 that it had won orders from a leading defense company delivering a range of solutions for electronic warfare, ISR, C4I, avionics, unmanned vehicles and cyber warfare. Abaco’s 3U VPX rugged SBC314 single board computer will be deployed on board a fleet of state of the art medium altitude unmanned vehicles, where it will be at the heart of the craft’s flight control and mission systems. The UAV is scheduled to go into service in 2019.

Senso-Optics a hi-tech company, specializing in the fields of advanced electro-optic, thermal imaging and target acquisition systems for all-weather conditions and 24/7 vision solutions primarily for defense, HLS, search & rescue and other commercial markets. The company presents its X-SEE FusIR, a hand-held or helmet-mounted miniature monoscope with VIS-FIR Fusion, at EUROSATORY 2018.

ACTIA Telecom, a company expert on high added value equipment’s & systems design for Telecom business is at EUROSATORY 2018. ACTIA Telecom is the Telecom division of ACTIA Group (Turnover of 436 M€, 3450 people, 22 subsidiaries in 16 countries over the world), with a great expertise in Satcom but also in Railway, Energy, Telecom Network Infrastructure...

Rheinmetall is presenting its new Variable Tactical Aiming Laser (VTAL) laser module at this year’s Eurosatory defence show. Extremely robust and compact, the system is specially designed for today’s shorter assault rifles. An European special operations unit recently selected the VTAL to serve as standard equipment.

ASC International FZE, based in the United Arab Emirates, displayed its Toyota Land Cruiser-based special operations vehicle (SOV) named Hornet. Lorne Stoddart, its designer and the man in charge of the company’s business development, worked several years for Jankel, whose Fox has been bought by the Belgian army for its special forces. So, he knew what criteria are relevant for a somehow light vehicle dedicated to special forces.

At Eurosatory 2018, the International Land and Airland Defense & Security Exhibition in Paris (France), International Armored Group (IAG), one of the largest privately owned armored vehicle manufacturers in the world presents its Jaws 4x4 light protected vehicle and the Guardian Xtreme 4x4 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle.

Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), Forward Air Controllers (FACs) and Forward Observers (FOs) are all of crucial importance for the success of efficient military operations as they bring highly valued and essential coordination with ground forces during direct offensive air operations and fire onto a precise target, iXblue announced during Eurosatory 2018.

Fischer Connectors, the global connectivity solution provider of high-performance circular connector and cable assemblies, continues to push the boundaries of technological innovation in rugged miniaturization, high-speed data transmission, sealing, and wearability. Committed to making its customers’ lives easier, on 11th June 2018 Fischer Connectors is launching a breakthrough plug & use connectivity technology with its new product line: the Fischer Freedom Series and its first product: the Fischer LP360.

SOLAR Industries, India's largest manufacturer of explosives and initiating systems, and EURENCO, the European leader in energetic materials, announced during the EUROSATORY 2018 exhibition in Paris, Villepinte (June 11-15), a strategic partnership agreement related to the supply of Explosives, Propellants, Transfer of Technology projects and to a common offer for the Bi-Modular Charge System (BMCS) project in India. 

WEW, a THIELMANN company, has signed a $27.5 million contract to supply new Hippo water container systems to the US Army, the company announced at Eurosatory 2018.  The company will supply 241 units under the contract, with delivery to begin within three months. All units will be delivered within 12 months of the contract signing. At full rate production the WEW Weitefeld facility will produce one unit per day.

Masa Group and Pitch Technologies, two specialists in COTS simulation products, join forces to launch an integrated solution for constructive training. It is based on their respective products, the MASA Group SWORD and Pitch Technologies´ Pitch Talk, Pitch Recorder and Pitch pRTI. This integrated solution, offers users, a constructive simulation, a communications simulation with voice and text, as well as a fully synchronized after action review capability.

When a soldier is injured, every minute counts. On a military theater, to the challenge of time, are added the logistical challenge and the constraints of communication. To speed up medical care in an operational environment, health teams will soon have the SIRMED Medical Regulatory Information System. It is developed by the group Sopra Steria and Ineo Defense under the guidance of the French Defence Procurement Agency (Direction générale de l’armement - DGA) for the benefit of the French Armed Forces Health Service (SSA- Service de santé des armées).

ELNO has introduced its OPTIONE headset for the first time at EUROSATORY 2018. Using the latest wireless and electronic miniaturization technologies combined with cartilaginous conduction, this headset reproduces the signals from radios or intercoms which it is connected to while keeping your ears completely free.

Indra has finished developing an innovative, lightweight and portable electronic defense system (manpack), which equips soldiers with the most advanced radar-band analysis capacities to determine the position of enemy air defense systems, aircraft, vessels or vehicles, the Spanish company said at Eurosatory 2018.

The weapon setting is specific to each user and nowadays requires a systematic validation by shooting at the shooting range. The RAPACE innovation changes the rule: a unique calibration is now enough. The digital solution RAPACE makes it possible to adjust the weapon without shooting, anywhere and very quickly. This world innovation is developed by the STARNAV Company with the support of the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA - Direction générale de l’armement). Three RAPACE benches already equip the French Special Forces.

How to allow the soldier to stay alert and connected to his radio while protecting him from harmful noises? The solution is called BANG, an innovation developed by the French-German Research Institute of St. Louis (ISL) in partnership with the SME Cotral. It is supported by the French Defence Procurement Agency (Direction générale de l’armement - DGA). It has just been successfully tested by Army experts.

The US Special Operations Command and the United States Marine Corps are in search of a new lighter machine gun, while recently the US Army started its own programme for the procurement of lighter rifles, machines guns and ammunition. Despite the recent USMC decision to procure the H&K M27 IAR, the Corps will be looking closely into the Army’s competition.

Israeli Company Rafael presents Drone Dome System at Eurosatory 2018, Defense and Security Exhibition in Paris (France). The Drone Dome is an innovative end-to-end system designed to provide effective airspace defense against hostile drones (Micro and Nano UAVs) used by terrorists to perform aerial attacks, collect intelligence, and other intimidating activities.

At Eurosatory 2018, Defense and Security exhibition in Paris (Frabce), the French Company Arquus presents the next generation of wheeled armored vehicle in the VAB family, the VAB Mk3 especially designed for the export military market. Designer, manufacturer and maintenance services provider for the world-famous VAB, Arquus brings 40 years of battle experience to serve a unique product, the VAB Mk3.

Defense Material Organization (DMO) of the Netherlands announced theselection of Safran Vectronix AG, Switzerland (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) aspart of the THIS (“Thermal Handheld Imaging System”) to deliver more than 1,000 units of the next-generation MOSKITO TI lightweight uncooled thermal imaging and targeting systems.

At Eurosatory 2018, Welp Armouring unveiled the H6 Pro Helmet. This combat helmet from Welp Armouring offers unprecedented bullet resistance according to VPAM HVN 2009 protection class 6. This is equivalent to ballistic protection against calibre 7.62 x 39 mm ammunition. This exceptionally high ballistic protection is provided throughout the helmet’s entire surface area of 1,335 cm².

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