New News information at Army Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.army-technology.com http://www.army-technology.com/ en-us http://www.army-technology.com/ New News information at Army Technology http://www.army-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Trump signs executive order to review US defence industry http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstrump-signs-executive-order-to-review-us-defence-industry-5880653 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstrump-signs-executive-order-to-review-us-defence-industry-5880653 US President Donald J. Trump has signed an executive order to conduct a review of industrial defence bases in the country. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US DoD to use artificial intelligence algorithms to enhance warfare capabilities http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-to-use-artificial-intelligence-algorithms-in-war-zone-5881019 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-to-use-artificial-intelligence-algorithms-in-war-zone-5881019 The US Department of Defense (DoD) is planning to deploy advanced computer algorithms to enhance its warfare capabilities by the end of 2017. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nato's ground-based air defence units complete Tobruq Legacy 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnato-ground-based-air-defence-units-complete-tobruq-legacy-2017-5880819 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnato-ground-based-air-defence-units-complete-tobruq-legacy-2017-5880819 Ground-based air defence units from ten Nato member countries have successfully completed Tobruq Legacy 2017, an exercise designed to improve cooperation and interoperability in airspace protection. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT CGI Federal contracted to support four AMCOM programmes http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscgi-federal-contracted-to-support-four-amcom-programmes-5879536 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscgi-federal-contracted-to-support-four-amcom-programmes-5879536 The US Army has awarded contracts with a total value of $92.5m to CGI Federal to support its Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) programmes. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Army places orders for Mounted Family of Computer Systems http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-places-orders-for-mounted-family-of-computer-systems-5879181 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-places-orders-for-mounted-family-of-computer-systems-5879181 The US Army’s Mission Command Program Office has placed orders with Leonardo DRS for its Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS). Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Army to field new Sig Sauer XM17 modular handguns http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-to-field-new-sig-sauer-xm17-modular-handguns-5879554 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-to-field-new-sig-sauer-xm17-modular-handguns-5879554 The US Army will introduce new Sig Sauer modular handguns for all of its units from November. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Leidos, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-leidos-sikorsky-lockheed-martin-5876342 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-leidos-sikorsky-lockheed-martin-5876342 The US Army has awarded a $102m contract to Leidos in support of the advanced field artillery tactical data system (AFATDS). Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tetra Tech contracted to provide architecture and engineering services http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-contracted-to-provide-architecture-and-engineering-services-5877600 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstetra-tech-contracted-to-provide-architecture-and-engineering-services-5877600 Tetra Tech has received a multiple-award contract to provide architecture and engineering services to the US Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM). Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amnesty report alleges Cameroon security forces tortured Boko Haram suspects http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsamnesty-report-alleges-cameroon-security-forces-tortured-boko-haram-suspects-5878131 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsamnesty-report-alleges-cameroon-security-forces-tortured-boko-haram-suspects-5878131 A new report from Amnesty International has claimed that suspected Boko Haram fighters are being tortured to death by security forces in Cameroon. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Slovakia receives Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsslovakia-receives-saabs-carl-gustaf-m4-multi-role-weapon-5878121 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsslovakia-receives-saabs-carl-gustaf-m4-multi-role-weapon-5878121 Saab has provided its multi-role Carl-Gustaf M4 to Slovakia, which will be the first country to deploy the weapon system. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leidos wins $102m contract to support US Army’s AFATDS http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleidos-wins-102m-contract-to-support-us-armys-afatds-5876663 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleidos-wins-102m-contract-to-support-us-armys-afatds-5876663 The US Army has contracted Leidos to provide systems engineering, software development and integration services for its advanced field artillery tactical data system (AFATDS). Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leonardo DRS to develop counter-unmanned aerial system capability for soldiers http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-drs-to-develop-counter-unmanned-aerial-system-capability-for-soldiers-5876675 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-drs-to-develop-counter-unmanned-aerial-system-capability-for-soldiers-5876675 Leonardo DRS has been contracted to develop a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect US Army soldiers from enemy drones. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US imposes new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-imposes-new-sanctions-over-irans-ballistic-missile-programme-5876094 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-imposes-new-sanctions-over-irans-ballistic-missile-programme-5876094 The US has announced new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile programme in response to the country's 'malign' activities across the Middle East. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT IAI and Honeywell to co-develop GPS Anti-Jam navigation system for military applications http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiai-honeywell-to-co-develop-gps-anti-jam-navigation-system-for-military-navigation-applications-5875282 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiai-honeywell-to-co-develop-gps-anti-jam-navigation-system-for-military-navigation-applications-5875282 Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Honeywell Aerospace to co-develop an advanced GPS Anti-Jam navigation system for military navigation applications. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kaman to continue producing H-60 helicopter cockpits http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskaman-to-continue-producing-h-60-helicopter-cockpits-5875267 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskaman-to-continue-producing-h-60-helicopter-cockpits-5875267 Kaman Aerospace has signed a contract with Sikorsky that outlines the pricing and conditions for manufacturing H-60 helicopter cockpits. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australian Defence Force to have greater power in domestic counter-terrorism activities http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-defence-force-to-have-greater-power-in-domestic-counter-terrorism-activities-5875260 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-defence-force-to-have-greater-power-in-domestic-counter-terrorism-activities-5875260 The Australian Government is making new changes to expand the role of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in domestic counter-terrorism activities. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK to increase training support for Ukrainian Armed Forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-increase-training-support-for-ukrainian-armed-forces-5873744 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-increase-training-support-for-ukrainian-armed-forces-5873744 UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said that British troops are extending training support for the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT KBRwyle wins task order to support US Army aircraft http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskbrwyle-wins-task-order-to-support-us-armys-helicopters-aircraft-5873490 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskbrwyle-wins-task-order-to-support-us-armys-helicopters-aircraft-5873490 KBR’s global government services division KBRwyle has received a task order to support the US Army’s cargo helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rheinmetall wins €115m order to enhance capabilities of German Army’s Puma IFV http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-wins-115m-order-to-enhance-capabilities-of-german-armys-puma-ifv-5873509 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-wins-115m-order-to-enhance-capabilities-of-german-armys-puma-ifv-5873509 Rheinmetall has secured a contract to provide additional equipment for the German Army’s Puma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV). Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Army develops new lightweight exoskeleton suit for soldiers http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-develops-new-lightweight-exoskeleton-suit-for-soldiers-5871839 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-develops-new-lightweight-exoskeleton-suit-for-soldiers-5871839 The US Army is developing a new suit for soldiers to prevent and reduce musculoskeletal injuries, as well as improve their mental performance. Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT