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 Sharing Radio Communications with the Next Generation http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/barrett-tactical/presssharing-radio-communications-next-generation.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/barrett-tactical/presssharing-radio-communications-next-generation.html In May 2016 Barrett Communications supplied the Rainbow Radio League (RRL), a not-for-profit organisation in St Vincent and the Grenadines, with high-frequency (HF) and very high-frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment. Since this time they ha… Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:22:00 GMT Emirates Defense Industries Company Unveils Barij Munitions http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/ammunition/caracal/pressemirates-defense-industries-unveils-barij-munitions.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/ammunition/caracal/pressemirates-defense-industries-unveils-barij-munitions.html Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC) the region's premier integrated national defence services and manufacturing platform has announced a custom company specialising in providing world-class ammunition products and services called Barij Munitio… Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:02:00 GMT Lockheed conducts flight tests of US Army's upgraded tactical missile system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-conducts-flight-tests-of-us-armys-upgraded-tactical-missile-system-5744764 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-conducts-flight-tests-of-us-armys-upgraded-tactical-missile-system-5744764 Lockheed Martin has conducted two rounds of flight testing of its upgraded tactical missile system (TACMS), which was developed for the US Army. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Qioptiq wins surveillance and targeting equipment contract from UK MoD http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsqioptiq-wins-surveillance-and-targeting-equipment-contract-from-uk-mod-5745084 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsqioptiq-wins-surveillance-and-targeting-equipment-contract-from-uk-mod-5745084 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a surveillance target and acquisition support (STAS) contract to Qioptiq to address the needs of the country's armed forces. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Aircraft Shelters Fly Into Action at RAF Coningsby Typhoon Trial ‘BUZZARD’S NEST’ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/rubb-building/pressaircraft-shelters-raf-coningsby-typhoon-trial-buzzards-nest.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/rubb-building/pressaircraft-shelters-raf-coningsby-typhoon-trial-buzzards-nest.html Rubb Military aircraft shelters played a pivotal role in the environmental trial of Typhoon aircraft at RAF Coningsby, UK. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Iraqi security forces complete training to combat ISIS militants in Mosul http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiraqi-security-forces-complete-training-to-combat-isis-militants-in-mosul-5745099 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiraqi-security-forces-complete-training-to-combat-isis-militants-in-mosul-5745099 Security personnel from Iraq have completed their coalition training to combat ISIS militants in the country. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT NIMR Showcases High-Mobility Water Resupply Application with WEW at IDEX 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/thielmann-wew/pressnimr-high-mobility-water-resupply-application-wew-idex-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/thielmann-wew/pressnimr-high-mobility-water-resupply-application-wew-idex-2017.html Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC) subsidiary NIMR Automotive has unveiled its latest vehicle platform, the HAFEET 620A at the the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:40:00 GMT IDEX 2017: Modularity, Turret / Drone Pairing, Simulation and Missiles in CMI Defence’s Spotlights http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/turrets/cmi/pressidex-2017-modularity-turret-drone-pairing-simulation-missiles.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/turrets/cmi/pressidex-2017-modularity-turret-drone-pairing-simulation-missiles.html Only eight months after the introduction of the world first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) integration on a combat turret, CMI Defence is innovating again by presenting this integration on its virtual immersive simulator, marketed under the Agueris® b… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:18:00 GMT CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP Complete Solutions at IDEX 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/tatra-trucks/pressczechoslovak-group-complete-solutions-idex-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/tatra-trucks/pressczechoslovak-group-complete-solutions-idex-2017.html CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) is a holding that builds on the tradition of the Czechoslovak industry, supporting and further developing activities of Czech and Slovak companies in the field of defence and civil industrial production. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:00:00 GMT Achleitner to Attend ENFORCE TAC 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/achleitner/pressachleitner-attend-enforce-tac-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/achleitner/pressachleitner-attend-enforce-tac-2017.html Achleitner is participating at this year's ENFORCE TAC, the leading exhibition for military, police and special forces in Nuremberg, Germany. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMT NIMR Automotive and VOP CZ Launch Strategic Partnership at IDEX 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/nimr/pressnimr-automotive-vop-cz-launch-strategic-partnership-idex-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/nimr/pressnimr-automotive-vop-cz-launch-strategic-partnership-idex-2017.html NIMR Automotive and VOP CZ have signed a strategic collaboration agreement for the marketing, distribution, production and after-sale support of the complete range of NIMR armoured vehicles to the Visegrád 4 countries comprising Czech Republic, Polan… Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:04:00 GMT NIMR Automotive Unveils Rapid Intervention Vehicle at IDEX 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/nimr/pressnimr-automotive-unveils-rapid-intervention-vehicle-idex-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/nimr/pressnimr-automotive-unveils-rapid-intervention-vehicle-idex-2017.html Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC) subsidiary NIMR Automotive has launched its newest vehicle line, the Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV) at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:33:00 GMT Harris secures $189m contract to supply BMS solution to UAE Armed Forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsharris-secures-189m-contract-to-supply-bms-solution-to-uae-armed-forces-5744086 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsharris-secures-189m-contract-to-supply-bms-solution-to-uae-armed-forces-5744086 Harris has been awarded a $189m contract to deliver an integrated battle management system (BMS) to the UAE Armed Forces. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US defence under Trump: what can we expect? http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureus-defence-under-trump-what-can-we-expect-5742718/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureus-defence-under-trump-what-can-we-expect-5742718/ 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 Raytheon to develop weapons assessment tool for US MDA http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-develop-wargame-weapons-assessment-tool-for-us-mda-5743499 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-develop-wargame-weapons-assessment-tool-for-us-mda-5743499 Raytheon has secured a contract to develop an automated tool for the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to assess the effectiveness of missiles and interceptors (kinetic) and cyber and electronic warfare (non-kinetic) weapons. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Supacat introduces new special operations vehicle HMT 400 Desert http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssupacat-introduces-new-special-operations-vehicle-hmt-400-desert-5743483 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssupacat-introduces-new-special-operations-vehicle-hmt-400-desert-5743483 Supacat has introduced a new special operations vehicle, HMT 400 Desert, at IDEX 2017, currently underway in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT FN Herstal Releases Next-Generation FN® FCU to Enhance Hit Probability of 40mm Grenade System http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-fn-fcu-hit-probability-40mm-grenade-system.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-fn-fcu-hit-probability-40mm-grenade-system.html With more than 15 years of experience in the design and manufacture of fire control units for 40mm grenades, Belgium-based FN Herstal, one of the world’s leading firearms manufacturers, is introducing its third-generation Mk3 version of the FN® FCU. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:16:00 GMT IDE Signs Contract for WiSPR Supply of BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/presswispr-supply-boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicle.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/presswispr-supply-boxer-infantry-fighting-vehicle.html IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) signed a €2m contract with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the supply of WiSPR Intercommunication Systems to equip the BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the international market. WiSPR system deliveries are planne… Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:42:00 GMT Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield/ The opponent side using rockets, artillery and mortar (RAM) in asymmetric warfare is highly mobile and very difficult to identify and to distinguish. The Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System is the Rheinmetall Air Defence solution to counter this… Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:59:00 GMT Thales signs STARStreak missile MoU with India's BDL http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsthales-signs-starstreak-missile-mou-with-indias-bdl-5742603 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsthales-signs-starstreak-missile-mou-with-indias-bdl-5742603 Thales has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India's Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to explore opportunities for its STARStreak missile technology in India. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT