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New upgraded CV90 offers enhanced protection and survivability for Norwegian soldiers
 

Norway has take delivery of the first upgraded CV90 tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle. The new vehicle fleet has significantly enhanced protection, survivability, situational awareness and interoperability, incorporating lessons learned from Norwegian, Swedish and Danish operations in Afghanistan with CV90. The vehicles will run on the latest rubber tracks, combat-proven by Norwegian forces in Afghanistan.

Norway has take delivery of the first upgraded CV90 tracked armoured infantry fighting vehicle. The new vehicle fleet has significantly enhanced protection, survivability, situational awareness and interoperability, incorporating lessons learned from Norwegian, Swedish and Danish operations in Afghanistan with CV90. The vehicles will run on the latest rubber tracks, combat-proven by Norwegian forces in Afghanistan. Monday, March 10, 2014 11:48 AM

 

PT Pindad of Indonesia to test 122 mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System PRM 861
 

PT Pindad (Persero) which joined on Rocket National Consortium along with National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Ministry of Research and Technology. Ministry of Defence, and some of State Owned Enterprises Companies such as PT Pindad (Persero), PT Dahana (Persero), and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), was re-hosted the defence rocket testing.

PT Pindad (Persero) which joined on Rocket National Consortium along with National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Ministry of Research and Technology. Ministry of Defence, and some of State Owned Enterprises Companies such as PT Pindad (Persero), PT Dahana (Persero), and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero), was re-hosted the defence rocket testing.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 04:38 PM

 

Ukrainian-made MR-1 Radar System able to detect air targets made under Stealth Technology
 

Upon the sufficient financing the MR-1 Radar System, manufactured by the Ukrainian Scientific and Production Complex ‘Iskra’, might have been tested for the compliance with the state standards already in 2015. This was informed by Igor Presnyak, Director of the enterprise.

Upon the sufficient financing the MR-1 Radar System, manufactured by the Ukrainian Scientific and Production Complex ‘Iskra’, might have been tested for the compliance with the state standards already in 2015. This was informed by Igor Presnyak, Director of the enterprise.
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Friday, March 7, 2014 02:07 PM

 

U.S. Marine Corps ready to use unmanned ground vehicle Polaris to protect military bases
 

The United States Marine Corps is experimenting with a new unmanned ground vehicle that can patrol installations and detect intruders or potential enemy forces nearly a mile away. The Mobile Detection Assessment Response System, or MDARS, was used in late January to successfully secure an air base during the latest Integrated Training Exercise.

The United States Marine Corps is experimenting with a new unmanned ground vehicle that can patrol installations and detect intruders or potential enemy forces nearly a mile away. The Mobile Detection Assessment Response System, or MDARS, was used in late January to successfully secure an air base during the latest Integrated Training Exercise.
Monday, February 24, 2014 09:42 AM

 

The new Chinese-made B80VJ military 4x4 light tactical vehicle ready to enter in service
 

The 4x4 light tactical vehicle B80VJ designed and manufactured by the Chinese Company Beijing Auto could be the future standard jeep of the Chinese Armed Forces. The vehicle is based on the civilian version which is called B80V.

The 4x4 light tactical vehicle B80VJ designed and manufactured by the Chinese Company Beijing Auto could be the future standard jeep of the Chinese Armed Forces. The vehicle is based on the civilian version which is called B80V.
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Monday, February 24, 2014 09:35 AM

 

Defense industry of Iran has developed and designed new type of hi-tech bulletproof vest
 

The Iranian defense researchers, inspired by fish scales, have designed and developed a new type of hi-tech bulletproof vest which protects the soldiers against bullets fired from close range and different angles. The vest can highly increase the protection and survival chances of the individuals wearing it and protects them against many dangers in the battleground.

The Iranian defense researchers, inspired by fish scales, have designed and developed a new type of hi-tech bulletproof vest which protects the soldiers against bullets fired from close range and different angles. The vest can highly increase the protection and survival chances of the individuals wearing it and protects them against many dangers in the battleground.
Monday, February 24, 2014 08:07 AM

 

HAMMER™ precision targeting system successfully completed U.S. Army’s Critical Design Review
 

BAE Systems’ HAMMER™ precision targeting system successfully completed the U.S. Army’s Critical Design Review for its Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS) Target Location Designation System (TLDS) program. This review of the system’s design and capability is a key milestone as the company works toward providing dismounted soldiers and operators with a lightweight and cost-effective solution.

BAE Systems’ HAMMER™ precision targeting system successfully completed the U.S. Army’s Critical Design Review for its Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS) Target Location Designation System (TLDS) program. This review of the system’s design and capability is a key milestone as the company works toward providing dismounted soldiers and operators with a lightweight and cost-effective solution.
Friday, February 21, 2014 05:59 PM

 

BAE Systems Q-Warrior revolutionary helmet mounted display system for Special Forces personnel
 

The Q-Warrior™- the latest iteration of our helmet-mounted display technology, looks like a pilot's head-up display but has been specially designed for the soldier who needs unique capabilities, such as identifying hostile and non-hostile forces, as well as co-ordinating small unit actions.

The Q-Warrior™- the latest iteration of BAE Systems helmet-mounted display technology, looks like a pilot's head-up display but has been specially designed for the soldier who needs unique capabilities, such as identifying hostile and non-hostile forces, as well as co-ordinating small unit actions.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014 06:12 PM

 

EliteIron of United States presents latest version of its Revolution Bipod for tactical rifle
 

EliteIron LLC a designer and manufacturer of weapon systems and sound suppressor solutions headquartered in Potomac, Montana, presents its new Revolution Bipod for tactical rifle. . The latest version of the bipod now incorporates fluted grip channels along the sides of the legs for better purchase while placing or extending the bipod legs.

EliteIron LLC a designer and manufacturer of weapon systems and sound suppressor solutions headquartered in Potomac, Montana, presents its new Revolution Bipod for tactical rifle. . The latest version of the bipod now incorporates fluted grip channels along the sides of the legs for better purchase while placing or extending the bipod legs.
Monday, February 17, 2014 10:46 AM

 

U.S. Army project TALOS Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit ready to be tested for this summer.
 

According to top United States military officials, the first prototype of TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit) could be ready to be tested this summer. TALOS, is an advanced infantry uniform that promises to provide superhuman strength with greater ballistic protection. Using wide-area networking and on-board computers, operators will have more situational awareness of the action around them and of their own bodies.

According to top United States military officials, the first prototype of TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit) could be ready to be tested this summer. TALOS, is an advanced infantry uniform that promises to provide superhuman strength with greater ballistic protection. Using wide-area networking and on-board computers, operators will have more situational awareness of the action around them and of their own bodies. Saturday, February 15, 2014 11:42 AM

 

ARES Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System program to provide US Army with VTOL capabilities
 

DARPA unveiled the Transformer (TX) program in 2009. Transformer aimed to develop and demonstrate a prototype system that would provide flexible, terrain-independent transportation for logistics, personnel transport and tactical support missions for small ground units. In 2013, DARPA selected the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES) design concept to move forward.

DARPA unveiled the Transformer (TX) program in 2009. Transformer aimed to develop and demonstrate a prototype system that would provide flexible, terrain-independent transportation for logistics, personnel transport and tactical support missions for small ground units. In 2013, DARPA selected the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES) design concept to move forward.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 06:48 PM

 

New M997A3 Humvee the most modern military ambulance in the fleet of U.S. National Guard
 

The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance today. The M997A3, the most modern ambulance in the fleet, is fitted on a Humvee and headed to the National Guard. The ambulance boasts a number of improvements crucial to supporting the National Guard in Homeland Security and natural disaster relief missions.

The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance today. The M997A3, the most modern ambulance in the fleet, is fitted on a Humvee and headed to the National Guard. The ambulance boasts a number of improvements crucial to supporting the National Guard in Homeland Security and natural disaster relief missions.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 07:06 PM

 

The Brazilian Defense Industry to reach a value of $18.2 billion by 2019
 

The Brazilian defense industry is one of the fastest-growing global defense markets, and aims to decrease its dependence on foreign OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) by enhancing its domestic defense capabilities. The country‘s capital expenditure grew at a CAGR of 5.8% over the review period and is expected to record a CAGR of 9.40% during the forecast period, to reach a value of US$18.20 billion by 2019.

The Brazilian defense industry is one of the fastest-growing global defense markets, and aims to decrease its dependence on foreign OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) by enhancing its domestic defense capabilities. The country‘s capital expenditure grew at a CAGR of 5.8% over the review period and is expected to record a CAGR of 9.40% during the forecast period, to reach a value of US$18.20 billion by 2019. Sunday, February 2, 2014 11:59 AM

 

DANA optimizes mobility for combat vehicles with enhanced Spicer® central tire inflation system
 

Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced january 27, 2014, that it has launched new technology to support its industry-leading Spicer® central tire inflation system (CTIS). Dana now optimizes the performance of lower flow CTIS applications for smaller government defense and vocational vehicles with a new mechatronic control unit (MCU) option.

Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced january 27, 2014, that it has launched new technology to support its industry-leading Spicer® central tire inflation system (CTIS). Dana now optimizes the performance of lower flow CTIS applications for smaller government defense and vocational vehicles with a new mechatronic control unit (MCU) option.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 09:07 AM

 

United States Picatinny engineers to upgrade C3 105mm towed howitzer of Canadian army
 

The Canadian Royal Army has enlisted the help of United States Picatinny engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 105mm towed howitzer. "We are looking for engineering data that, unfortunately, we're missing right now," said Canadian Army Maj. David Lebel, Equipment Management team leader for Field Artillery Systems.

The Canadian Royal Army has enlisted the help of United States Picatinny engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 105mm towed howitzer. "We are looking for engineering data that, unfortunately, we're missing right now," said Canadian Army Maj. David Lebel, Equipment Management team leader for Field Artillery Systems.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 10:16 AM

 

Syrian rebels use BMP-1 armoured infantry fighting vehicle upgraded with local armour package
 

A video found on internet shows a Russian-made armoured infantry fighting vehicle BMP-1 used by the Syrian rebels upgraded with an armour package. The video was released on December 17, 2013 by the insurgent grouping Jaish al-Islam. The video was taken during a military operation by the Syrian rebels against buildings in the suburbs east of Damascus.

A video found on internet shows a Russian-made armoured infantry fighting vehicle BMP-1 used by the Syrian rebels upgraded with an armour package. The video was released on December 17, 2013 by the insurgent grouping Jaish al-Islam. The video was taken during a military operation by the Syrian rebels against buildings in the suburbs east of Damascus.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 02:09 PM

 

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