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Streit Group unveils at Counter Expo 2013 its new COBRA APC VBAS Vehicle Borne Assault System
 

Streit Group, the world’s largest privately-owned vehicle armouring company, was one of the sponsors of the London Counter Terror exhibition which was held on 24th and 25th April 2013. At the event, Streit Group has unveiled a new product in its range of armoured vehicle, the Cobra APC Vehicle Borne Assault System (VBAS).

Streit Group, the world’s largest privately-owned vehicle armouring company, was one of the sponsors of the London Counter Terror exhibition which was held on 24th and 25th April 2013. At the event, Streit Group has unveiled a new product in its range of armoured vehicle, the Cobra 4x4 APC Vehicle Borne Assault System (VBAS).
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:58 AM

 

DRS Technologies demonstrates the first five-micron pixel long-wave infrared camera LWIR
 

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of United States) researchers at the University of Michigan have made significant progress with a timing & inertial measurement unit (TIMU) that contains everything needed to aid navigation when GPS is temporarily unavailable.

Performers at DRS Technologies, Inc., working on the DARPA Advanced Wide FOV Architectures for Image Reconstruction and Exploitation (AWARE) program, have demonstrated the first LWIR camera that uses pixels only five microns across.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:49 AM

 

U.S. Defense Research Agency unveils timing & inertial measurement unit TIMU to replace GPS
 

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of United States) researchers at the University of Michigan have made significant progress with a timing & inertial measurement unit (TIMU) that contains everything needed to aid navigation when GPS is temporarily unavailable.

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of United States) researchers at the University of Michigan have made significant progress with a timing & inertial measurement unit (TIMU) that contains everything needed to aid navigation when GPS is temporarily unavailable.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:24 AM

 

ReconRobotics world leader tactical micro-robot launches Recon Scout® XL reconnaissance robot
 

ReconRobotics, Inc., the world leader in tactical micro-robot systems, announced April 23, 2013, that it will introduce the Recon Scout® XL reconnaissance robot at the Counter Terror Expo in London on April 24. The 1.4-lb Recon Scout XL is designed for use by law enforcement and military personnel to conduct reconnaissance within challenging outdoor terrain as well as within cluttered indoor environments.

ReconRobotics, Inc., the world leader in tactical micro-robot systems, announced April 23, 2013, that it will introduce the Recon Scout® XL reconnaissance robot at the Counter Terror Expo in London on April 24. The 1.4-lb Recon Scout XL is designed for use by law enforcement and military personnel to conduct reconnaissance within challenging outdoor terrain as well as within cluttered indoor environments.
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 09:59 AM

 

Morozov of Ukraine introduces upgrade package for T-55 tank under the name T-55M8A2 Typhoon
 

The Ukrainian Company Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building introduces a new upgrade package for the T-55 main battle tank. This upgrade was designed and developed to propose a cheaper modernization program for the old T-55 Russian-made main battle tank of Peruvian Army.

The Ukrainian Company Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building introduces a new upgrade package for the T-55 main battle tank under the name of T-55M8A2 Typhoon. This upgrade was designed and developed to propose a cheaper modernization program for the old T-55 Russian-made main battle tank of Peruvian Army.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 09:39 AM

 

IVECO LMV Light Multirole Vehicle subject of continuous development and innovation
 

The Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) was launched in 2006 and, from that point onwards, it has been the subject of continuous development and innovation. Iveco Defence Vehicles’ appreciated from the outset that a vehicle such as LMV would have to evolve with changing requirements.

The Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) was launched in 2006 and, from that point onwards, it has been the subject of continuous development and innovation. Iveco Defence Vehicles’ appreciated from the outset that a vehicle such as LMV would have to evolve with changing requirements.
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Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:03 AM

 

Nexter Systems VBCI 8x8 armoured vehicle ready to be used as modular platform for multi mission
 

At IDEX 2013, International Defence Exhibition in United Arab Emirates, the French Company Nexter systems has unveiled five new variants of its VBCI Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Nexter wants to demonstrate that its VBCI is a modular platform that can be used for many tasks, and be adapted to the needs of future customer.

At IDEX 2013, International Defence Exhibition in United Arab Emirates, the French Company Nexter systems has unveiled five new variants of its VBCI Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle. Nexter wants to demonstrate that its VBCI is a modular platform that can be used for many tasks, and be adapted to the needs of future customer.
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Saturday, March 9, 2013, 01:59 PM

 

Photonis USA world leader in night vision innovation introduces NOCTURN low-light CMOS camera
 

PHOTONIS USA, the world-leading expert in night vision innovation, introduces NOCTURN, a brand new digital extreme low-light CMOS camera. The NOCTURN camera is especially designed for high performance under both daylight and low-light level conditions.

PHOTONIS USA, the world-leading expert in night vision innovation, introduces NOCTURN, a brand new digital extreme low-light CMOS camera. The NOCTURN camera is especially designed for high performance under both daylight and low-light level conditions.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 05:53 PM

 

Faun Trackway launchs its new Light Weight Vehicle Recovery Mats LVRM
 

FAUN TRACKWAY USA INC, the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways, is enhancing its portfolio of ground mobility systems with the launch of Light Weight Vehicle Recovery Mats (LVRM). A lightweight woven matting that weighs just 9lb, the LVRM provides a recovery solution for vehicles of up to 10 tonnes that have become bogged down.

FAUN TRACKWAY USA INC, the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways, is enhancing its portfolio of ground mobility systems with the launch of Light Weight Vehicle Recovery Mats (LVRM). A lightweight woven matting that weighs just 9lb, the LVRM provides a recovery solution for vehicles of up to 10 tonnes that have become bogged down.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 05:38 PM

 

United States Army engineers have developed a new road threat detection system SCISSOR-G
 

Explosives along roadways remain an unrelenting hazard for deployed Soldiers. U.S. Army engineers have developed a system for detecting possible threats by identifying potential threat locations on unimproved roads, the SCISSOR-G (Shadow Class Infrared Spectral Sensor-Ground).

Explosives along roadways remain an unrelenting hazard for deployed Soldiers. U.S. Army engineers have developed a system for detecting possible threats by identifying potential threat locations on unimproved roads, the SCISSOR-G (Shadow Class Infrared Spectral Sensor-Ground).
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Thursday, December 27, 2012, 09:39 AM

 

Fifty-one new Foxhound light protected patrol vehicles for the British troops in Afghanistan
 

The British Ministry of Defence is investing £46m in acquiring fifty-one new Foxhound patrol vehicles for soldiers serving on the front line in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne made the announcement during a visit to the General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe (GDLS-FPE) facility in Telford, which provides spares for the Foxhound vehicle.

The British Ministry of Defence is investing £46m in acquiring fifty-one new Foxhound patrol vehicles for soldiers serving on the front line in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne made the announcement during a visit to the General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe (GDLS-FPE) facility in Telford, which provides spares for the Foxhound vehicle.
Sunday, November 25, 2012, 05:14 AM

 

U.S. Army research and development for main battle tank M1 Abrams under ECP program
 

Over the past decade the only thing that has been able to slow the Army's premier combat vehicle, hasn't been enemies on the battlefield, but rather the technological advancements added to the platform. While every vehicle is designed to have Space, Weight, and Power, or SWaP, margin for incremental improvements, recent upgrades made to the Abrams M1A2 SEP V2 have left little margin for future improvements.

Over the past decade the only thing that has been able to slow the Army's premier combat vehicle, hasn't been enemies on the battlefield, but rather the technological advancements added to the platform. While every vehicle is designed to have Space, Weight, and Power, or SWaP, margin for incremental improvements, recent upgrades made to the Abrams M1A2 SEP V2 have left little margin for future improvements.
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 07:26 AM

 

INVISIO launches the world's smallest and lightest tactical communication system V60
 

INVISIO Communications launches the INVISIO V60, a new advanced tactical communication and hearing protection system for modern military forces. With INVISIO V60 the user gets a very light, compact and flexible communication system with built-in hearing protection and full 360 degree situational awareness. The system provides crystal-clear communication even in the most extreme and noisy conditions.

INVISIO Communications launches the INVISIO V60, a new advanced tactical communication and hearing protection system for modern military forces. With INVISIO V60 the user gets a very light, compact and flexible communication system with built-in hearing protection and full 360 degree situational awareness. The system provides crystal-clear communication even in the most extreme and noisy conditions.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 01:52 PM

 

Australia will deploy two new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar Giraffe radars in Afghanistan
 
Australian Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Giraffe radars have been delivered and are currently in operation at the multi national base Tarin Kot in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
Australian Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Giraffe radars have been delivered and are currently in operation at the multi national base Tarin Kot in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.
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Monday, October 1, 2012, 09:36 AM
 

United States Army second Forward Operational Assessment for XM25 airburst weapon system
 
The U.S. Army is preparing to conduct a second Forward Operational Assessment of its XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement airburst weapon system. Program managers are seeking to expedite development of the system, refine and improve the technology, and ultimately begin formal production by the fall of 2014.
The U.S. Army is preparing to conduct a second Forward Operational Assessment of its XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement airburst weapon system. Program managers are seeking to expedite development of the system, refine and improve the technology, and ultimately begin formal production by the fall of 2014.
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Sunday, September 30, 2012, 10:17 AM
 

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