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Hear from DSTL, UK MoD and TARDEC, US Army at Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2019 as they work closely together

Robotics
SMi reports: Peter Stockel, DSTL and Dr. Robert Sadowski, US Army RDECOM TARDEC to present at 2019’s Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems conference. Following the communique signature between the UK and the US in 2014, the UK MoD (DSTL) have been working closely with their...

UK MOD Identifies APS Requirements

APS-AJAX
Andrew White in London - The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) now knows its requirements regarding Active Protection Systems (APS) for tactical ground vehicles. Addressing delegates at the Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference in London on 13 November, Colonel Nick Cowey, assistant head of Ground Manoeuvre...

Cohort to deliver latest and best technologies to MoD

Cohort plc companies MASS and SEA have been selected to form part of a new UK Ministry of Defence maritime research and development programme being managed by defence technology company QinetiQ. QinetiQ has been awarded a contract by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)...

Loaded

Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System
Generally associated with soldier modernisation and future technology programmes, efforts to reduce the burden on Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) personnel continue to proliferate globally, with a number of companies and armed forces engaged in such efforts. That said, while reducing the burden on DCC personnel...

QinetiQ launches UK ‘centre of excellence’ for laser technology

Dragonworks-laser-test
QinetiQ has opened a new ‘centre of excellence’ for the development and testing of advanced laser technology at its headquarters in Farnborough, UK. The new facility, named Dragonworks, will serve as a test bed for all technologies associated with high-energy lasers for military or commercial applications. It includes...

Seeing Things

CMOS cameras
Military vehicles have used optronics, such as night vision devices, for decades for observation and targeting, driver aids and, more recently, local all-round vision, often as add-ons during upgrades and usually as stand alone systems. This is now changing rapidly thanks to the combination...

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