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U.S. Army researchers developed a new machine learning-based framework to enhance the security of computer networks inside vehicles without undermining performance, as reported by DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs.
According to information published by the British Navy on July 23, 2021, British Royal Marines have tested American-made Polaris MRZR-D4, new lightweight all-terrain 4x4 vehicles.
According to pictures published on Internet, Iran has developed a new surface-to-surface missile container using Fateh-110 single-stage solid-fueled surface-to-surface missile stored in an ordinary land container that can be fitted on a civilian truck chassis.
According to pictures released on Internet, Iraq has upgraded the Soviet-made T-72 main battle tank in collaboration with the Iranian defense industry. On June 26, 2021, the new version of the T-72 was unveiled during a military parade in Camp Ashraf, Iraq.
During the MILEX, International Defense Exhibition, the Belarus defense industry has unveiled a new version of its Cayman 4x4 armored vehicle fitted with a 2A42 30mm automatic cannon.
According to information released by the Chinese Ministry of Defense, China's ZTQ-15 light tank also called VT5 has been delivered to the amphibious force of the People's Liberation Army Navy,
The Office of the U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and the Department of the Army recently demonstrated a mobile, fast-forming, secure and intelligent vehicle-centric microgrid prototype that will power next-generation warfighting capabilities and joint warfighting concepts. David Vergun, U.S. DoD News, reports.
During a military parade that was held on June 13, 2021, to celebrate the founding of the National Defence Force, Zambia has unveiled a wide range of new military equipment and combat vehicles manufactured by China, Israel, and Russia.
U.S. Army researchers are creating technologies for decision-makers to identify and execute the best-course-of-action cybersecurity defense in near-real-time and time-constrained situations, U.S. Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs reports.
The British Army is testing a sustainable power bank that will help soldiers operate in remote areas where access to power is limited or non-existent. The British MoD reports on its website.
Rostec Corporation launched the design of a fourth-generation combat outfit in early 2021 on Defense Ministry orders. It is to replace the third-generation Sotnik outfit. Some of the elements are undergoing preliminary trials, the Independent Military Review writes.
U.S. Special Operations Forces have a new aid in the fight against cyber-attacks. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the Next Generation Load Device-Small (NGLD-S), provides critical command and control of emergency, time-sensitive and secure communications during Special Forces missions. Kathryn Bailey, PEO C3T Public Affairs, reports.
German army continues to use the American M270 MLRS, Multiple Launch Rocket System that entered in service with the U.S. Army in 1983. The German version has now been upgraded to the standard MARS II/MLRS-E able to fire guided rockets. The M270 is also in service with Egypt, Bahrain, Finland, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey, and the UK.
According to pictures released by Nicholas Drummond Twitter account, as a modular platform, the Boxer 8x8 armored vehicle can be easily configured as a 155mm self-propelled howitzer or 120 mm mortar carrier.
The U.S. Marine Corps is modernizing and reshaping its force for the future naval expeditionary fight. Future naval warfare, specifically in the Indo-Pacific region, will require increased mobility and active communication to circumvent difficult situations. Improving battlefield communication is a major aspect of the Marine Corps’ modernization efforts to meet this future fight. Matt Gonzales, U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, reports.
The U.S. Army is experimenting with prototypes of fast-forming vehicle power grids that will enable greater mobility for Soldiers on the battlefield. Two Army Futures Command (AFC) research centers joined Project Manager Terminal High Altitude Area Defense and the Rapid Reaction Technology Office at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, in March to demonstrate a proof-of-concept power system that enables enhanced continuity of operations and maneuverability. Dan Lafontaine, DEVCOM C5ISR Center Public Affairs, reports.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has accepted the Next Generation NATO Reference Mobility Model (NRMM) and adopted it as a standard after more than seven years of development by a team led by the U.S. Army DEVCOM Ground Vehicle Systems Center.
The British Army is experimenting with an innovative digital communications suite that will revolutionise the way soldiers operate in the battle spaces of the future, it announces on its website. Improving their situational awareness or Dismounted Situational Awareness (DSA) is the goal and digital technology is expected to play a vital role in achieving that.
Voevoda R-36M2 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is one of the most powerful Russian nuclear deterrence. However, there is the task to create a modern ICBM that can replace Voevoda and break through missile defense, which constantly increases its capabilities. Sarmat RS-28 ICBM will do the job, the Military-Industrial Courier writes.
HALCON, a UAE-based company and a regional leader in the production and supply of precision-guided weapons has developed and designed a full range of precision-guided munitions including the P2 Desert Sting and the P3 Thunder family.
The UAE-based company ADASI, a subdivision of EDGE, has developed and designed the RASH 2M, a kit to convert mortar ammunition to precision-guided munition. ADASI has secured a contract of $15 million to supply Rash 2 to the UAE Armed Forces, marking the first order of the newly launched product.
U.S. Army researchers contributed to the development of lighter armored vehicles for Soldiers with new computational and theoretical models. According to Army researcher Dr. Benjamin Szajewski, the objective of this research is to improve understanding of the strengthening mechanisms in metal alloys. U.S. Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs report.
Technical review of the new FN EVOLYS Ultralight machine gun by Army Recognition editorial team. The Belgium-based company FN Herstal, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of firearms, unveils its new FN EVOLYS ultralight machine gun chambered either in 5.56x45mm or 7.62x51mmNATO caliber. In the next few days, the Army Recognition editorial team will be the very first European media to have the opportunity of performing firing tests with this new machine gun on FN Herstal’s facilities.
John Cockerill Defense and Thales are combining their skills and product portfolio for the first firing tests of a mixed cannon and 70mm rocket system integrated on a Cockerill 3030 turret.
Udar can increase capabilities thanks to additional drones. It has already been tested with drones, including connected ones that are powered by Udar. Such drones are good for reconnaissance, situation awareness, and retransmission of signals in communication systems.