New Article information at Army Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Army Technology One Atlas: the worlds most advanced satellite imagery library Airbus Defence and Space is targeting the defence, intelligence and security community with a new satellite image library offering constantly updated imagery at high resolution. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 71 Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and m… Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:15:00 GMT Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV) The Singapore Army commissioned Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicles (PCSV) in November 2016. The vehicles are expected to replace 5t trucks and Mercedes Benz MB290 armoured vehicles operated by the Singapore Army. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT The next generation of wearable sensors for frontline troops The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, together with industry partners Roke Manor Research, QinetiQ and Systems Engineering and Assessment, has developed dismounted close combat sensors which enable GPS-free navigation, automatic threat … Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT KrAZ-Hulk Armoured Off-Road Vehicle KrAZ-Hulk is a multi-role armoured, off-road, mine-resistant ambush protected (MRАP) vehicle developed by KrAZ, a trucks and special-purpose vehicles manufacturer based in Ukraine. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Umkhonto Ground-Based Launcher System Umkhonto ground-based launcher (GBL) is a mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) vertical launching system being developed by Denel Dynamics primarily for the South African Army's ground-based air defence system (GBADS) requirement. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Army Technology stories Obama unveiled new executive action to reduce gun violence, Australia planned to invest $195bn in military acquisition, and the US Department of Defense (DoD) approved the landmark decision to open all US military combat positions for women. Army-tec… Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT What does the future hold for tanks? Having been a mainstay of modern militaries for so long, will the tank continue to play a role on tomorrow’s battlefields? And if it does, how will tanks and armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) need to change to meet the challenges of future warfare? Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT PRP-4A Argus Artillery Reconnaissance Vehicle PRP-4A Argus is a new armoured vehicle designed to provide reconnaissance and observation for artillery units. The vehicle is produced by Rubtsovsk Machine Building Plant, a part of Russian company Uralvagonzavod. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT GovPlanet EU: surplus military equipment market sets up shop online Buying anything second-hand always carries an element of uncertainty, even when you can inspect it directly for yourself. However, when your potential purchase is military surplus, the questions marks are even bigger. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT HISAR-O Medium Altitude Air Defence Missile System A test launch of the HİSAR-O medium-altitude air defence missile system was conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces in the city of Aksaray in December. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Uran-14 Multi-Mission Unmanned Ground Vehicle Uran-14 multi-purpose unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), developed by JSC 766 UPTK, is currently operational with the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Timeline: 100 years of tanks The first tanks rolled across a battlefield on the morning of 15 September 1916, when British forces attacked the positions of the German 28th Reserve Infantry Regiment at Flers–Courcelette with 32 tanks in an effort to break the stalemate on the Som… Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 70 In this issue: The tanks of tomorrow, unmanned technology and the frontline soldier, Rolls-Royce speaks out about UK budget policy, a new marketplace for surplus equipment, solving engineering problems on the Littoral Combat Ships, and more. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:21:00 GMT Rolls-Royce row: could a weak UK defence budget force a British icon to leave the sector? Rolls-Royce has warned that continued pressure on the UK defence budget could force the company to reduce investment in its highly-skilled defence workforce, with a worst-case scenario of the company pulling out of UK defence sector altogether. The h… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT November’s top stories: UK’s £1.9bn cybersecurity plan, SAF’s ICVs seized The UK Government has launched its new £1.9bn National Cyber Security Strategy, Hong Kong Customs authorities have seized a shipment of the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) Terrex infantry carrier vehicles (ICVs) and Australia received two Hawkei vehicl… Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT RKhM-6 CBRN Reconnaissance Vehicle The RKhM-6 Povozka is a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) reconnaissance vehicle produced by Arzamas Machinery Plant of Military Industrial Company (VPK), for the Russian Army. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Fort Benning, Alabama Fort Benning is one of the largest army bases situated near Columbus, US. The base extends from Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties in Georgia, to Russel County, Alabama. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT As autonomous technology emerges, are the days of the soldier numbered? A huge amount of pressure on the UK MoD to reduce costs has resulted in plans to cut the number of regular soldiers. Meanwhile new operational requirements, combined with media and public opinion, are also pushing the MoD to better equip soldiers and… Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:51:00 GMT Uran-9 Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle The Uran-9 multipurpose unmanned ground combat vehicle was unveiled by Russian military equipment manufacturer JSC 766 UPTK during the Army-2016 International Miltary-Technical Forum held in Russia in September 2016. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT