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‘RESHUB’, a Slovenian-led project supported by the European Defense Agency with a view to improving energy efficiency in the defense sector, has been awarded EU funding (€310,000) under the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP) of the European Commission. It is the first time a defense-energy project is given access to EU funding with the help of EDA.

The Main Research Department of the Russian Defense Ministry designed a formula to assess the uniqueness of innovative inventions. It has coefficients to calculate the value of a product: compliance with basic critical technologies, scientific and technical novelty, and the ability to repel future potential threats. Products with high potential will receive marks ranging from 0.8 to 1. A low potential will be ranked from 0 to 0.3. Experts believe the approach is necessary, but will hardly ensure objectivity, as humans will assess the coefficients, the Izvestia daily writes.

According to pictures released to Twitter on January 19, 2020, the Japanese defense industry has developed a new tracked IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) platform. Previously, during a defense exhibition in Japan, the Japanese Company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has unveiled a scale model of its new project of tracked armored vehicle platform based on a new design.

Royal Tank Regiment of British army continues to improve combat readiness using the new version of the Challenger 2 main battle tank under the program Streetfighter. Empowering soldiers to improve their own and their equipment’s capabilities, is beginning to come to fruition in one particular area for The Royal Tank Regiment.

The coastal forces of the Pacific fleet deployed in Kamchatka received upgraded infantry fighting vehicles. The BMP-2M can destroy troops and hardware, including boats. The main advantage is a digital control system integrated into a single network. Marines will be able to receive information from drones and land forces in real-time and provide guidance to aviation and artillery, the Izvestia daily writes.

FN America announced that the popular FN SCAR 20S long-range, precision rifle, released in 2018, is now available in 6.5 Creedmoor. This new chambering also accompanies new color options for the platform with the rifle now offered in a matte black finish as well as the company’s signature flat dark earth (FDE).

Drone threats from terrorists can increase in Syria and in any other country of the world in the near future, as unmanned technologies are rapidly spreading across the globe. Therefore, specific attention should be paid to anti-drone fight and upgraded methods to detect and destroy them, the Zvezda weekly writes.

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