Focus and analysis weapons military technology of defence industry

On the afternoon of October 31, Senior Colonel Wu Qian, Director General of the Information Office of China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) and Spokesperson for the MND, revealed that the PLA will distribute new combat camouflage uniforms and individual combat equipment to all the army units in succession as planned. Based on the Type-07 camo, improvement has been applied to the new uniform in terms of color, patterns, fabrics and military accessories.

To address Soldier feedback requesting easier and faster ways to plan and manage the Army's advanced software-defined radios, such as the 2-Channel Leader Radio, the service is piloting a new software tool suite that reduces the time it takes to initialize, plan and load a brigade's worth of radios, from four weeks to minutes. Amy Walker, PM Tactical Network, PEO C3T public affairs, explains.

The U.S. Army has selected General Dynamics Land Systems to produce the Small Multipurpose Equipment Transport, or S-MET, to lighten Soldiers' loads by providing Infantry Brigade Combat Teams a robotic "mule" capability. The contract is valued at $162.4 million to produce 624 S-METs. Delivery to Soldiers begins in the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2021. Rae Higgins, Program Executive Office Combat Support & Combat Service Support and Monica Manganaro, Maneuver Capabilities Development & Integration Directorate, elaborates.

During the Chinese army military parade that was held in Beijing on October 1, 2019, China has unveiled a new assault rifle which is developed by the No. 208 Research Institute of China Ordnance Industries, the developer of the QBZ-95 rifle, according to the China Central Television (CCTV).

U.S. Army researchers recently tested ground robots performing military-style exercises, much like Soldier counterparts, at a robotics testing site in Pennsylvania as part of a 10-year research project designed to push the research boundaries in robotics and autonomy.

The Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) satellites built by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have far surpassed their four-year on-orbit design life, completing a tenth year of space operations. Still in operation today, the STSS satellites continue to provide critical support for missile and national defense.

The Russian Strategic Missile Troops (RVSN) continue to be rearmed with the newest radiological, chemical and biological defense equipment. The modern vehicles make it possible to fulfill the whole range of tasks from reconnaissance operations to special treatment of weapons, military and specialized hardware, including autonomous launchers, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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