Army Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 FAUN Trackway Launches New Multi-Role Helipad Packaging Solution at RIAT http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-helipad-packaging.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-helipad-packaging.html FAUN Trackway will be launching its latest innovation, a multi-role packaging solution for its range of expedient helipads at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford, Gloucestershire from 17 - 19 July. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:47:00 GMT Pentagon signs reserve forces memorandum with UK MoD http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspentagon-signs-reserve-forces-memorandum-with-uk-mod-4633021 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspentagon-signs-reserve-forces-memorandum-with-uk-mod-4633021 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) that allows for more closer cooperation between their reserve forces. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Northrop and MDA realise $7m in savings through software affordability initiative http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-mda-realise-7m-in-savings-through-software-affordability-initiative-4632992 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-mda-realise-7m-in-savings-through-software-affordability-initiative-4632992 Northrop Grumman and the US Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Modelling and Operations Software Affordability Initiative has helped the team achieve nearly $7m in savings in 2014. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT New French surveillance law a major blow to human rights, says Amnesty http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-french-surveillance-law-a-major-blow-to-human-rights-says-amnesty-4632985 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-french-surveillance-law-a-major-blow-to-human-rights-says-amnesty-4632985 A new surveillance law that will enable the French authorities to monitor people online and offline will deal a major blow to human rights, Amnesty International has claimed. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Higuard Medium-Armoured Vehicle http://www.army-technology.com/projects/higuard-medium-armoured-vehicle/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/higuard-medium-armoured-vehicle/ Higuard is a high-mobility, medium-armoured vehicle designed and built by French armoured vehicle manufacturer Renault Trucks Defense. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:30:00 GMT UK MoD extends use of Lockheed’s logistics technology http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-extends-use-of-lockheeds-logistics-technology-4631760 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-extends-use-of-lockheeds-logistics-technology-4631760 Lockheed Martin has received a contract to continue the management of millions of military equipment parts used by the UK Armed Forces. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT US awards $1.5bn PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE supply deal to Lockheed http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-awards-15bn-pac-3-and-pac-3-mse-supply-deal-to-lockheed-4631779 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-awards-15bn-pac-3-and-pac-3-mse-supply-deal-to-lockheed-4631779 Lockheed Martin has received a $1.5bn contract to supply Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles and PAC-3 missile segment enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missiles to the US and allied military forces. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Harris to supply additional RF-7800W radios to undisclosed Central Asian customer http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsharris-to-supply-additional-rf-7800w-radios-to-undisclosed-central-asian-customer-4631763 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsharris-to-supply-additional-rf-7800w-radios-to-undisclosed-central-asian-customer-4631763 Harris has secured a contract to supply additional Falcon III tactical radios to an undisclosed country in Central Asia. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lazar 2 8x8 Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle http://www.army-technology.com/projects/lazar-2-8x8-multi-role-armoured-vehicle/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/lazar-2-8x8-multi-role-armoured-vehicle/ The new-generation Lazar 2 8x8 multi-role armoured vehicle designed and manufactured by Serbian defence company YugoImport-SDPR was unveiled at the Partner International Fair of Defense Systems and Equipment held in Belgrade, Serbia, in June 2013. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SLC vs MLC? The Best Way to Select the Proper Military SSDs http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/solidata-technology/pressslc-mlc-military-ssd.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/solidata-technology/pressslc-mlc-military-ssd.html The use of SLC versus MLC flash memory in solid state drives has been largely debated over the years. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:34:00 GMT Pearson Engineering-Assured Mobility for Armoured Fighting Vehicles http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/mines/pearson-engineering/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/mines/pearson-engineering/ Pearson Engineering is a supplier of counter-IED, counter-mine, combat earth moving and assault bridging equipment for armoured fighting vehicles. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Simpro-Electronics Manufacturing Services http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/simpro/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/simpro/ Simpro is the preferred electronics manufacturing services partner with a focus on complex electronics for harsh environments within the defence, offshore, medical and industry sectors. With a partic... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cubic secures ADSTC simulation support services contract http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscubic-secures-adstc-simulation-support-services-contract-4630719 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscubic-secures-adstc-simulation-support-services-contract-4630719 Cubic Defence Australia has been selected as the primary contractor to provide a managed workforce solution for the Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre (ADSTC) simulation support services (SSS). Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lebanon requests $245m TOW 2A missiles sale from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslebanon-requests-245m-tow-2a-missiles-sale-from-us-4630758 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslebanon-requests-245m-tow-2a-missiles-sale-from-us-4630758 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of BGM-71 tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) 2A missiles and associated equipment to Lebanon. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hirtenberger-Mortar Systems and Ammunition http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/artillery/hirtenberger/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/artillery/hirtenberger/ Founded back in 1860, today Hirtenberger Defence Systems offers top quality and precision-made ammunition for a range of mortars, tanks and artillery weapon systems. Sustained research, development a... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Curtiss-Wright Drive Technology-Control, Aiming and Stabilization Systems http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/turrets/curtiss/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/turrets/curtiss/ Curtiss-Wright Drive Technology (CWDT) is a business unit of the Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems Group headquartered in Charlotte, NC (USA). Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Estonia supplies weapons and ammunition to Iraqi security forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsestonia-supplies-weapons-and-ammunition-to-iraqi-security-forces-4630827 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsestonia-supplies-weapons-and-ammunition-to-iraqi-security-forces-4630827 The Estonian Government had shipped weapons and ammunition to the Iraqi security forces to support the country's fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT AAR Mobility Systems -Lightweight, Rapidly Deployable Shelters, Containers, Pallets and Sustainment Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/aar-mobility-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/aar-mobility-systems/ AAR Mobility Systems designs, manufactures, integrates and services a variety of mobility products to support military and humanitarian relief operations. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Almamet-Magnesium Infrared and Missile Countermeasure Powders http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/camouflage/almamet/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/camouflage/almamet/ Almamet is one of the largest producers of high-quality magnesium powders and granules. Our products rank amongst the best in the world and are used by the leading manufacturers of military flares an... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SPINNER-High-Frequency Rotary Joints and Hybrid Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/rotary/spinner-joints-slipr/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/rotary/spinner-joints-slipr/ SPINNER is the leading European manufacturer of high-frequency rotary joints, and has more than 40 years of experience in the industry. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT