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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
 

Modular Backpack Panel help soldiers to carry heavy and unwieldy loads as ammunition, radio ...
 
While more and more equipment is being developed to assist them on the battlefield, Landry worries how Soldiers will carry it all over rugged terrain in places such as Afghanistan without incident or injury. As an individual equipment designer with the Load Carriage Prototype Lab, Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, at Natick Soldier Systems Center, that's his job.
While more and more equipment is being developed to assist them on the battlefield, Landry worries how Soldiers will carry it all over rugged terrain in places such as Afghanistan without incident or injury. As an individual equipment designer with the Load Carriage Prototype Lab, Product Manager Soldier Clothing and Individual Equipment, at Natick Soldier Systems Center, that's his job.
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:12 AM
 

U.S. Army soldiers test new technology to defeat IEDs with Husky mine detection vehicle
 
A diverse group of scientists, trainers and U.S. Army Soldiers from across the country -- including Soldiers of 3rd Battalion (Engineer), 364th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade,"Task Force Rampant," Division West -- spent five days testing and evaluating the HUSKY Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection Cause and Effect System trainer, known as the HMDS-CES.
A diverse group of scientists, trainers and U.S. Army Soldiers from across the country -- including Soldiers of 3rd Battalion (Engineer), 364th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade,"Task Force Rampant," Division West -- spent five days testing and evaluating the HUSKY Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection Cause and Effect System trainer, known as the HMDS-CES.
Saturday, August 18, 2012, 09:12 AM
 

Israeli Army buys more than 2,000 light tactical vehicles Humvee HMMWV from United States Army
 
The IDF (Israel Defence Force) recently purchased over 2,000 Hummer vehicles from the U.S. Army, in a deal that will significantly expand the Ground Forces' fleet of combat vehicles. The sale of the surplus vehicles reflects the strong relationship between the IDF and the U.S. Army.
The IDF (Israel Defence Force) recently purchased over 2,000 Hummer vehicles from the U.S. Army, in a deal that will significantly expand the Ground Forces' fleet of combat vehicles. The sale of the surplus vehicles reflects the strong relationship between the IDF and the U.S. Army.
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Monday, August 13, 2012, 09:00 AM
 

The new NBC wheeled reconnaissance vehicle of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force
 
The Japanese Ground Self-defence Force (GSDF) has introduce a new wheeled NBC reconnaissance vehicle. Three of these vehicles were brought into service in March 2012. They are designed to enter a suspected contamination zone and detect the presence of NBC materials.
The Japanese Ground Self-defence Force (GSDF) has introduce a new wheeled NBC reconnaissance vehicle. Three of these vehicles were brought into service in March 2012. They are designed to enter a suspected contamination zone and detect the presence of NBC materials.
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Friday, August 3, 2012, 10:36 AM
 

New interceptor missile to be used by Israeli-made Iron Dome air defense system
 
The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system will soon start using a new and improved interceptor missile. The upgraded model of the Tamir interceptor missile will soon become operational in the IAF, to be used against missiles and rockets. Iron Dome batteries across the country will use the new interceptor missiles as well as the currently used missiles.
The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system will soon start using a new and improved interceptor missile. The upgraded model of the Tamir interceptor missile will soon become operational in the IAF, to be used against missiles and rockets. Iron Dome batteries across the country will use the new interceptor missiles as well as the currently used missiles.
Friday, July 27, 2012, 09:52 AM
 

The German Company Geroh unveils a new family of military customized tactical trailers
 
At the Defence Exhibition of Paris, Eurosatory 2012, the German Company Geroh unveils a new military customized trailer for the LAPV (Light Armoured Patrol Vehicle) Daimler Mercedes-Benz. For years, GEROH has developed and manufactured a comprehensive assortment of light and middle army trailers for different military deployment uses.
At the Defence Exhibition of Paris, Eurosatory 2012, the German Company Geroh unveils a new military customized trailer for the LAPV (Light Armoured Patrol Vehicle) Daimler Mercedes-Benz. For years, GEROH has developed and manufactured a comprehensive assortment of light and middle army trailers for different military deployment uses.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 04:58 PM
 

French RAID Team Reveals ReconRobotics' Robot Role in Toulouse Counterterrorism Operation
 
On March 22, 2012, commandos from the elite French counterterrorism team R.A.I.D. (Recherché Assistance Intervention Dissuasion) killed Mohamed Merah, an Islamic extremist who had shot three French soldiers in addition to three children and a rabbi at a Jewish elementary school in Toulouse. The operation ended a long standoff in which Merah had barricaded himself in his apartment and challenged police to enter. On June 13, a RAID team spokesman revealed for the first time that an innovative micro-robot played a key role in helping resolve the situation.
On March 22, 2012, commandos from the elite French counterterrorism team R.A.I.D. (Recherché Assistance Intervention Dissuasion) killed Mohamed Merah, an Islamic extremist who had shot three French soldiers in addition to three children and a rabbi at a Jewish elementary school in Toulouse. The operation ended a long standoff in which Merah had barricaded himself in his apartment and challenged police to enter. On June 13, a RAID team spokesman revealed for the first time that an innovative micro-robot played a key role in helping resolve the situation.
Sunday, June 17, 2012, 06:58 PM
 

Interview with Peter Mead from Stoof International on the armoured vehicle market trends
 

Interview with Peter Mead from Stoof International on the armoured vehicle market trends: For most people the words “armoured vehicle” conjures up, in the first instant an image of a military vehicle; immediately followed by a black limousine and reporters in front of a prestigious building for a G20 meeting. Then of course a rich Arabic sheikh, high risk businessman, Royal family, movie star…

Interview with Peter Mead from Stoof International on the armoured vehicle market trends: For most people the words “armoured vehicle” conjures up, in the first instant an image of a military vehicle; immediately followed by a black limousine and reporters in front of a prestigious building for a G20 meeting. Then of course a rich Arabic sheikh, high risk businessman, Royal family, movie star…
Friday , June 8, 2012, 09:51 AM

 

Israeli army soldiers to be equipped with miniature Iron Dome anti-rocket defense system
 

GOC Ground Forces Maj. Gen. Shlomo (Sami) Turgeman of IDF (Israel Defense Forces) spoke at the Conference on Air and Land Jointness in a Complex Environment yesterday (Wednesday, May 23), presenting the IDF Ground Force's plans for improving its firepower.

GOC Ground Forces Maj. Gen. Shlomo (Sami) Turgeman of IDF (Israel Defense Forces) spoke at the Conference on Air and Land Jointness in a Complex Environment yesterday (Wednesday, May 23), presenting the IDF Ground Force's plans for improving its firepower.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 09:01 AM

 

New Boxer armoured vehicle with LANCE turret presented to customers in Unterlüß for first time
 

A concept study of the highly mobile wheeled Boxer wheeled armoured vehicle equipped with a prototype of the medium caliber turret system LANCE had already been presented to a wide audience at the Eurosatory 2010. Development of this concept study has now been successfully advanced and built up to full functionality.

A concept study of the highly mobile wheeled Boxer wheeled armoured vehicle equipped with a prototype of the medium caliber turret system LANCE had already been presented to a wide audience at the Eurosatory 2010. Development of this concept study has now been successfully advanced and built up to full functionality.

Friday, May 18, 2012, 12:49 AM

 

The paratroopers of the Czech army are satisfied with the new CZ 75 SP-01 PHANTOM pistol
 

Czech Army Paratroopers of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade practiced life fires with new CZ-75 SP-01 Phantom pistols at the Vrsovice Range on 25 April 2012. “Every soldier must know shooting,“ Warrant Officer 2nd Class Vratislav Louda, shooting instructor, opened life fires training by this clear statement.

Czech Army Paratroopers of the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade practiced life fires with new CZ-75 SP-01 Phantom pistols at the Vrsovice Range on 25 April 2012. “Every soldier must know shooting,“ Warrant Officer 2nd Class Vratislav Louda, shooting instructor, opened life fires training by this clear statement.

Monday, April 30, 2012, 11:28 AM

 

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