KONGSBERG and Thales continuing their success

Kongsberg
(London, UK) Today, at the DSEi Exhibition in London, the two defence companies, KONGSBERG and Thales signed an extension of their cooperation agreement for the British market for remote weapon stations (RWS). The two companies first teamed up in 2007 to leverage each other’s expertise...

Senop launches fire control thermal sight

senop huskey thermal sight
Senop, a part of Patria Group, will launch a smart and accurate HUSKY Fire Control Thermal Sight at the DSEI 2017 exhibition in London on September 12-15. The HUSKY Fire Control Thermal Sight is the next generation of smart weapon sight. A single push of...

Fighting In The Canyons

The key characteristic of MOUT (Military Operations in Urban Terrain) is that urban terrain, in all its complexities, has altered the balance of power as victory no longer necessarily belongs to the belligerent with the most deadly and technologically-advanced capabilities. According to Colonel Pierre Santoni,...

Patria’s latest technology featured at DSEI 2017

Patria AMV XP
Patria attends DSEI 2017 event held on 12-15th September at ExCel in London, showcasing Patria AMVXP armoured wheeled vehicle integrated with Kongsberg PROTECTOR Dual RWS. Patria will also highlight its know-how in simulation technology by demonstrating Patria AMV Part Task Trainer networked with Patria...

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National Guard’s 5th Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team
The first half of 2016 saw a series of violent acts which were either directed or inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. From three coordinated bombings in Brussels in March to countless person-borne and vehicle-borne suicide bombings in Iraq, Syria, Turkey...

KONGSBERG strengthens its defence business

Kongsberg
To strengthen KONGSBERG’s competitive edge in the defence market, the Group merges its two defence areas. The new business area, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, will further strengthen its position in a growing defence market.  The merger will result in a more integrated, coordinated and...

Sikorsky Signs to Build Black Hawk Helicopters for U.S. Army

Huntsville, AL, June 30, 2017 – The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company, today  signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The multi-year contract will...

UAV Insect Repellent

The Black Hornet
With technology getting ever smaller while needs increase are two phenomenon that are found in almost all walks of life. This trend is particularly apparent in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) domain. The definition of a micro UAV remains moveable. In comparison to the larger...

Russian Helicopters are to unveil helicopter Ka-62

Ka-62
Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) is to present the Russain and international audience with a brand new utility helicopter Ka-62. The presentation is to take place at the third Eastern Economic Forum to be held in Vladivostok on September 6-7. This...

Cities in Conflict

MOUT scenarios
One could argue that the strategic importance of cities in a conflict is not a new concept. Historically, cities were used for protection by the population that lived within their walls, while fighting took place outside the city walls, or on its ramparts. Once...

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