Army Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the army-technology.com web site http://www.army-technology.com/ en-us http://www.army-technology.com/ Army Technology-Updates http://www.army-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Latest civil nuclear safety simulation guidance released http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/nbc/argon-electronics/presslatest-civil-nuclear-safety-simulation-guidance.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/nbc/argon-electronics/presslatest-civil-nuclear-safety-simulation-guidance.html A new white paper discussing the importance of safety training in civil nuclear facilities has been released by Argon Electronics, a global leader in CBRN and Hazmat simulation and training equipment. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:06:00 GMT 10.1in Intel Bay Trail Powered Rugged Tablet PC for the Defence Industry http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/winmate-communication/press101-intel-bay-trail.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/winmate-communication/press101-intel-bay-trail.html Winmate has had an impressive history of making successful rugged and embedded products, and just recently the company started concentrating more on the industrial grade rugged tablet PC market, as there is a trend of continual growth in this market.… Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:04:00 GMT RBS 70 NG Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) System http://www.army-technology.com/projects/rbs-70-ng-very-short-range-air-defence-vshorad-system/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/rbs-70-ng-very-short-range-air-defence-vshorad-system/ RBS 70 NG (new generation) is a very short range air defence (VSHORAD) system produced by Saab. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT US DoD approves Celox Gauze as new haemostatic agent http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-approves-celox-gauze-as-new-haemostatic-agent-4216301 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-approves-celox-gauze-as-new-haemostatic-agent-4216301 The US Department of Defense’s (DoD) Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) has approved the use of Celox Gauze as a haemostatic agent on the battlefield. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT CeramTec-ETEC-Lightweight Ceramics for Ballistic Protection Systems http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/ballistic_protection/ceram-etec/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/ballistic_protection/ceram-etec/ CeramTec-ETEC, established in 1982 and based in Lohmar, Germany, is part of the CeramTec Group. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Comtech to continue support for US Army’s blue-force tracking programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscomtech-to-continue-support-for-us-armys-blue-force-tracking-programme-4216295 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscomtech-to-continue-support-for-us-armys-blue-force-tracking-programme-4216295 Comtech Mobile Datacom has been awarded a contract to continue the provision of sustainment support for the US Army's Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below-Blue Force Tracking (BFT-1) programme. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pro-Russian activists seize Ukrainian armoured personnel carriers http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspro-russian-activists-seize-ukrainian-armoured-personnel-carriers-4216335 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspro-russian-activists-seize-ukrainian-armoured-personnel-carriers-4216335 Pro-Russian activists have seized six Ukrainian armoured personnel carriers (APCs) along with their crews in Kramatorsk, in a major setback to the government's hopes of asserting authority in the east. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Frankfurt Laser Company-Military Laser Diodes, Laser Diode Modules and DPSS Lasers http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/frankfurt-laser/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/frankfurt-laser/ Frankfurt Laser Company (FLC) was founded 1994 by Dr Vsevolod Mazo in Frankfurt/Main. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:17:00 GMT TURMAKS-Field Hospitals, Fast Support Hospitals, Expandable Containers, Trailers and Military Camps http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field_hospitals/turmaks/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field_hospitals/turmaks/ TURMAKS is an emerging and recognised leader in deployable and expeditionary systems contracting, engineering services and project management for healthcare, defence and civil solutions, by possessing more than a decade of industry experience and com… Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:00 GMT Sagem to supply SIGMA 30 systems to Krauss Maffei Wegmann http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssagem-to-supply-sigma-30-systems-to-krauss-maffei-wegmann-4215429 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssagem-to-supply-sigma-30-systems-to-krauss-maffei-wegmann-4215429 Sagem has been awarded a contract to supply its SIGMA 30 navigation and pointing systems to German manufacturer Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW). Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ukraine launches anti-terrorist operation against separatists in east http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-launches-anti-terrorist-operation-against-separatists-in-east-4215483 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-launches-anti-terrorist-operation-against-separatists-in-east-4215483 The Ukrainian Security Forces have launched an anti-terrorist operation to drive out pro-Russian separatists from government buildings and restore authority in the east of the country. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Russia test launches Yars intercontinental ballistic missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-test-launches-yars-intercontinental-ballistic-missile-4215426 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-test-launches-yars-intercontinental-ballistic-missile-4215426 The Russian Strategic Missile Forces have successfully test-launched a RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Plesetsk launch site in northwest Russia. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT PR Tactical -Training Munitions and Equipment for Military and Law Enforcement http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/pr-tactical/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/pr-tactical/ PR Tactical Corporation provides realistic, safe, affordable training for military and law enforcement personnel. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:28:00 GMT Australian DoD extends Hawkei testing and evaluation programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-dod-extends-hawkei-developmental-testing-and-evaluation-programme-4214633 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-dod-extends-hawkei-developmental-testing-and-evaluation-programme-4214633 The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has extended the developmental testing and evaluation of the six Thales Hawkei prototype vehicles and trailer that were acquired under the Australian Defence Forces' (ADF) project LAND 121 phase 4 programme. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ukraine requests UN peacekeepers in eastern region http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-requests-un-peacekeepers-deployment-in-east-4214671 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-requests-un-peacekeepers-deployment-in-east-4214671 Ukraine has asked the UN to send peacekeeping troops to combat the separatist movements in the eastern region of the country. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Germany likely to cancel Leopard 2 tank sale to Saudi Arabia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgermany-likely-to-cancel-leopard-2-tank-sale-to-saudi-arabia-4214642 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgermany-likely-to-cancel-leopard-2-tank-sale-to-saudi-arabia-4214642 The German Government is expected to cancel the sale of the Leopard 2 main battle tanks (MBTs) to Saudi Arabia because of opposition from the German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FN Herstal to Attend IDEB 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-attend-ideb-2014.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-attend-ideb-2014.html FN Herstal will be attending the 2014 International Defence Exhibition Bratislava (IDEB) from 14 to 16 May at the Incheba Expo centre. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:55:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 38 http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureglobal-defence-technology-issue-38-4214003/ In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval power shifts in the Asia Pacific region and more Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:30:00 GMT Global Fleet Sales-Vehicle Fleet Equipment Maintenance and Parts Services for the Defence Industry http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/hydraulics/global-fleet-sales2/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/hydraulics/global-fleet-sales2/ GFS is a subsidiary of RMA Group and is the authorized distributor for Ford Motor Company products to relief, aid and developments programs worldwide. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ukraine plans full-scale anti-terrorist operation against separatists http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-plans-full-scale-anti-terrorist-operation-against-separatists-4213982 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-plans-full-scale-anti-terrorist-operation-against-separatists-4213982 Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council has decided to launch a full-scale anti-terrorist operation involving armed forces to suppress pro-Russian demonstrators in the south-east of the country. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT