New Article information at Army Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Army Technology US defence under Trump: what can we expect? America’s 2016 presidential election will be remembered for many things, but perhaps none more bizarre than for propelling ‘post-truth’ into the general lexicon and firmly anointing it as the word of the year. The campaign circus is now all behind us… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The critical importance of NATO communications NATO’s Polycom technology provides command and control capability for meetings, international communication and operational mission collaboration across NATO’s highly protected restricted network. Claire Apthorp sat down with the head of the NATO Com… Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée- Medium Range Missile) MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée - Medium-Range Missile) is a new generation surface attack missile system designed for the French Army. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:20:00 GMT Komatsu Next-Generation 8x8 Armoured Personnel Carrier The Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF) received a prototype of the next-generation 8x8 armoured personnel carrier (APC) in January. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 72 In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future of UAVs in maritime ISR, closing capability gaps i… Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:06:00 GMT January’s top stories: Indonesia-Australia relations, US troops in Poland Indonesia reportedly suspended military cooperation with Australia over 'insulting' training materials and US troops arrived in Poland to enhance the security of the European country. wraps up key headlines from January. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Explosives detection: the world’s first sniffer drone The world's first drone-based explosive detection system, SpectroDrone, has been unveiled by Laser Detect Systems in Tel Aviv, Israel. With a flight range of 3km and its ability to identify explosives and other hazardous materials at distance, the in… Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Repair and protect: damage detection for soldier safety Plextek has created a detection system to immediately identify any damage to a soldier’s armour while still on the battlefield. The system can even identify hairline fractures, which often go undetected but can seriously compromise reliability. Clair… Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bars-8 Multi-Purpose Armoured Vehicle Bars-8 multi-purpose armoured vehicle is a further development of the Bars-6 multi-role armoured utility vehicle. It is manufactured by Bogdan, a bus, truck and specialised vehicles producer based in Ukraine. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Spider Light Strike Vehicle The light strike vehicle (LSV) was born for fast hit-and-run raids, scouting missions, special forces support and low-intensity guerilla warfare. Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Is a new cold war brewing in the Arctic? Climate change has thrust the Arctic firmly into the strategic and economic limelight, bringing it ever closer to surrendering its untapped wealth of natural resources and finally opening up shipping routes across the roof of the world. But are overl… Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Patriot Missile Long-Range Air-Defence System Patriot is a long-range, all-altitude, all-weather air defence system to counter tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and advanced aircraft. Patriot (MIM-104) is produced by Raytheon in Massachusetts and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Cont… Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Minirex Tactical Robot The minirex lightweight tactical robot is developed by Lobaev Robotics, which is owned by Russian weapons manufacturer KB Integrated Systems. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT 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 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 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 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