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 Lithuania pledges increased cooperation to military operations in Africa and Mediterranean http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslithuania-pledges-increased-cooperation-to-military-operations-in-africa-and-mediterranean-4805054 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslithuania-pledges-increased-cooperation-to-military-operations-in-africa-and-mediterranean-4805054 Lithuanian Defence Minister Juozas Olekas has pledged to increase support for EU military operations against migration and terrorism insurgencies in Africa and the Mediterranean. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Finnish forces receive approval to procure GMLRS munition from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfinnish-forces-receive-approval-to-procure-gmlrs-munition-from-us-4805270 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfinnish-forces-receive-approval-to-procure-gmlrs-munition-from-us-4805270 Finland defence minister Jussi Niinistö has allowed the country's armed forces to procure munitions for a guided multiple launch rocket system (GMLRS) from the US. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT STERELA Becomes First Provider of Live Fire Training Systems for Entire French Army http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/sterela-defense/presssterela-first-provider-live-fire-training-systems-french-army.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/sterela-defense/presssterela-first-provider-live-fire-training-systems-french-army.html STERELA has been the number one provider of the Ground Army for several years, equipping more than 80 training camps and regiments in France and abroad. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:17:00 GMT Jacobs secures contract worth $436m to support US DoD's ATC http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-secures-contract-worth-436m-to-support-us-dods-atc-4804532 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-secures-contract-worth-436m-to-support-us-dods-atc-4804532 Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a $436m contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide test support services for its Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US Army researchers use 3D scanning system to capture high-quality images http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-researchers-use-3-d-scanning-system-to-capture-high-quality-images-4804496 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-researchers-use-3-d-scanning-system-to-capture-high-quality-images-4804496 The US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) has started using 3D scanning systems to recreate high-quality object models. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK DIO commences work on Garelochhead ranges development project http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-dio-commences-work-on-garelochhead-ranges-development-project-4804401 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-dio-commences-work-on-garelochhead-ranges-development-project-4804401 The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has broken ground on a new training facility at Garelochhead ranges in Scotland. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to support coalition's ground operation in Syria http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuae-saudi-arabia-and-bahrain-to-support-coalitions-ground-operation-in-syria-4804480 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuae-saudi-arabia-and-bahrain-to-support-coalitions-ground-operation-in-syria-4804480 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to support the US-led coalition force's ground operation against ISIS. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT EOIR Technologies to provide technical aid to US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newseoir-technologies-to-provide-technical-aid-to-us-army-4803291 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newseoir-technologies-to-provide-technical-aid-to-us-army-4803291 EOIR Technologies has been contracted by the US Army to support the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate's (I2WD) technical information engineering services (TIES). Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Philippines receives final batch of M113A2 APC from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsphilippines-receives-final-batch-of-m113a2-apc-from-us-4803302 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsphilippines-receives-final-batch-of-m113a2-apc-from-us-4803302 The Philippine Army has received a final batch of 114 M113A2 armoured personnel carriers (APC) from the US Government under the excess defense article programme. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Arlington Capital acquires iRobot's Defence & Security business http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsarlington-capital-acquires-irobots-defence-security-business-4803313 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsarlington-capital-acquires-irobots-defence-security-business-4803313 US-based private equity firm Arlington Capital has acquired iRobot Corporation's (IRBT) defense and security business. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US-led coalition claims to have 'shaken' ISIS leadership http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-led-coalition-claims-to-have-shaken-isil-leadership-4803238 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-led-coalition-claims-to-have-shaken-isil-leadership-4803238 The US-led coalition claims to have shaken the hierarchical leadership structure of terrorist group ISIS. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ODU Advanced USB 3.0 Connector Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/odu/pressodu-usb-30-connector-solutions.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/odu/pressodu-usb-30-connector-solutions.html ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high performance connector solutions and cable assemblies, is announcing its advanced USB 3.0 connector solutions designed for mission critical soldier communication systems to the European marke… Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:57:00 GMT Future Defence Helicopter Capability and Requirements unveiled by Central and Eastern European nations next May in Budapest http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/vehicle-protection/helicopter-capability-budapest/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/vehicle-protection/helicopter-capability-budapest/ As Central and Eastern Europe continue to be a key focus for defence equipment upgrades, the rotary fleet remains a key asset in both domestic and international military operations and therefore a focused conference is essential to ensure continued a… Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:00:00 GMT Jersey Strand and Cable Introduces New Sales Manager http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/jerseystandcable/pressjersey-strand-cable-new-sales-manager.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/jerseystandcable/pressjersey-strand-cable-new-sales-manager.html Jersey Strand and Cable, Inc. is excited to introduce the newest member of our team, George Mazur. George is stepping in to lead the sales team as Sales Manager. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:52:00 GMT Aqeri Launches Rugged Micro Computer the First Product in New Aqeri Micro http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/aqeri/pressaqeri-launches-rugged-micro-computer.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/aqeri/pressaqeri-launches-rugged-micro-computer.html Aqeri, the leading Swedish producer of ruggedised computer and communication equipment for extreme environments, has launched a brand new in-house developed micro computer. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:35:00 GMT US Army to induct women into all military occupational specialty codes http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-to-induct-women-into-all-military-occupational-specialty-codes-4801989 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-to-induct-women-into-all-military-occupational-specialty-codes-4801989 The US Army has revealed plans to fully integrate women in all military occupational specialty (MOS) code and combat units. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT MD Helicopters to supply 530G scout attack helicopters to Malaysia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmd-helicopters-to-supply-530g-scout-attack-helicopters-to-malaysia-4802015 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmd-helicopters-to-supply-530g-scout-attack-helicopters-to-malaysia-4802015 The Malaysian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to MD Helicopters (MDHI) to supply MD 530G scout attack helicopters to the Malaysian Army Aviation, Pasukan Udara Tentera Darat (PUTD). Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Parabon's Snapshot software to help US DoD identify DNA forensics http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsparabons-snapshot-software-to-help-us-dod-identify-dna-forensics-4801936 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsparabons-snapshot-software-to-help-us-dod-identify-dna-forensics-4801936 Parabon NanoLabs has secured a contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to help identify unknown soldier remains from a past missions. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US to release $582.7bn proposed 2017 defence budget http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-release-5827bn-proposed-2017-defence-budget-4800657 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-release-5827bn-proposed-2017-defence-budget-4800657 The US Department of Defense (DoD) is set to release its proposed budget request seeking $582.7bn for fiscal year 2017. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Raytheon completes upgrade to Patriot air and missile defence system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-completes-upgrade-to-patriot-air-and-missile-defence-system-4800683 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-completes-upgrade-to-patriot-air-and-missile-defence-system-4800683 Raytheon has successfully completed a series of tests to upgrade the combat-proven Patriot air and missile defence system. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT