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Break for the Border

Spider C-1 vehicle
Border control has never been a more sensitive issue in peacetime than it now is in Europe and the United States. In Europe, sympathy for people escaping civil war in Syria and state failures in Africa mixes with fear of political violence and social...

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...

The Sharpest Tools In The Shed

Camero’s Xaver-400
Technology is increasingly assisting the soldier’s work in the urban environment. Advances in optronics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), weaponry and command and control are all playing their part in easing the MOUT burden. According to General Alain Bouquin, Thales’ army advisor: “discussions over tactics and...

Silent Archer deliveries by late 2017

The US Army will take delivery of SRC’s Silent Archer Counter-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (CUAV) system later this year. Earlier in February, the force awarded the film a contract worth $56 million for the Silver Archer product that detects, tracks, classifies and identifies a UAV threat...

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