Unmanned Convoy trialled by British and American armies

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A world-first in the US has seen British soldiers controlling 4x4s with Xbox-style controllers and a UK driverless truck leading American trucks in an unmanned convoy. Continuing the MOD’s investment in cutting-edge technology, the UK has been working with the US military on autonomous resupply,...

WEW to deliver Camel II Unit Water Pods to US Army

WEW Container Systems, a THIELMANN company, has received a contract to deliver additional Camel low-profile water tank modules for the US Army. WEW will deliver 167 tanks to prime contractor Choctaw Defense for integration into the Camel II Unit Water Pod System. This system includes...

More RBS-70s Stiffen Brazil’s Air Defence

With short range air defense a renewed concern by leading armies it is interesting the Exército Brasileiro (Brazilian Army) has, despite tight budgets, received additional RBS-70s.  This portable ground laser beam riding missile from Saab Defense was first fielded in small number for the 2016...

Indonesia’s NASAMS

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Norway’s Kongsberg Gruppen has secured a US$77 million order from the Indonesian Ministry of Defense to provide two batteries of its NASAMS ground anti-air missile system. The contract finalized at the end of October 2017 covers launchers, AN/MPQ-64 F1 Sentinel X band 3D radars, command...

Meggitt Training Systems to debut FATS® 300 at I/ITSEC 2017

Meggitt Training Systems, the leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, will introduce its new immersive, multi-screen FATS® 300 system at I/ITSEC 2017. The debut follows the introduction of the FATS 100P portable...

The new Bittium Tough SDR™ tactical radios

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Bittium is part of Operational Capability 1 (OC1) phase that continues the ESSOR (European Secure Software defined Radio) programme. During the OC1 phase, the operational capabilities of ESSOR High Data Rate Waveform (HDR WF), meant for joint operations between defense forces of different countries,...

Rheinmetall to supply Berlin Police with RMMV Survivor R

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The Berlin Police have ordered a specially protected Survivor R vehicle from Rheinmetall. Tailored to meet the requirements of the Operations Directorate, this versatile vehicle is earmarked for delivery in July 2018. The order is worth a six-figure euro amount. After Saxony, Berlin is...

Over The Ocean

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While they are primarily used by air forces, with armies, following closely behind, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming an asset that naval forces are increasingly interested in operating, although the introduction of them comes with a number of challenges. The ultimate aim for naval...

FLIR System Receives $17.174 Million Delivery Order

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has received a significant delivery order for FLIR identiFINDER® R300 spectroscopic personal radiation detectors (SPRDs). The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Domestic...

Rockwell Collins completes ADS-B Out milestone on NAVAIR aircraft platforms

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First time ADS-B Out software integrated with flight management systems on C-2A, E2-C and P-3C aircraft Flight tests passed on all three NAVAIR platforms on first attempt Rockwell Collins recently completed the implementation of ADS-B Out software on C-2A, E2-C and P-3C aircraft for...

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