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 FIBA and US SOCOM collaborate on new technologies http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfiba-and-us-socom-collaborate-on-new-technologies-4991794 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfiba-and-us-socom-collaborate-on-new-technologies-4991794 The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) has reached an agreement with the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to jointly produce new technologies for the US Special Forces. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT GAO recommends oversight mechanisms for US Army’s $2.9bn Patriot upgrade http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgao-recommends-establishment-of-oversight-mechanisms-for-us-armys-29bn-patriot-upgrade-4991787 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgao-recommends-establishment-of-oversight-mechanisms-for-us-armys-29bn-patriot-upgrade-4991787 A review conducted by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the US Army establish oversight mechanisms for its $2.9bn Patriot surface-to-air missile system modernisation programme. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT DVD 2016 Between 7-8 September at Millbrook http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computers/dvd-2016-september-millbrook/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/computers/dvd-2016-september-millbrook/ DVD is a key event for all those involved in UK land forces equipment and support. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kratos and Robonic to supply aerial target launchers to US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskratos-and-robonic-to-supply-aerial-target-launchers-to-us-army-4991779 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskratos-and-robonic-to-supply-aerial-target-launchers-to-us-army-4991779 Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has teamed up with Robonic, a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense of Finland, to supply aerial target launchers to the US Army. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT GK-M1 4x4 Multi-Role Tactical Vehicle http://www.army-technology.com/projects/gk-m1-4x4-multi-role-tactical-vehicle/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/gk-m1-4x4-multi-role-tactical-vehicle/ GK-M1 4x4 lightweight multi-role tactical vehicle is developed by Global Komited, a subsidiary of Malaysian firm Weststar Defence Industries, for the Royal Malaysian Armed Forces. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tent Air Conditioning Units Series ZKB http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/hvac/tent-air-conditioning-units-series-zkb/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/hvac/tent-air-conditioning-units-series-zkb/ Weiss tent air conditioning units are suitable for the most diverse applications. They are developed specifically for the use in functional tents and shelters and for accommodation. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Central Energy Storage (CES) Device http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/central-energy-storage-ces/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/central-energy-storage-ces/ The Central Energy Storage (CES) device is the latest in a family of conformable batteries from Denchi Power. The evolutionary device replaces the normal rigid case with a flexible canvas covered pouch. Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT UN report alleges Syrian Government and ISIS used chemicals weapons against civilians http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-report-alleges-syrian-government-and-isis-for-use-of-chemicals-weapons-against-civilians-4990102 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-report-alleges-syrian-government-and-isis-for-use-of-chemicals-weapons-against-civilians-4990102 The United Nations (UN) Security Council has claimed that terrorist group ISIS and the Syrian Government have used chemicals weapons against civilians in the country. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Drone Aviation to integrate sensors on US Army’s WASP tactical aerostats http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdrone-aviation-to-integrate-sensors-on-us-armys-wasp-tactical-aerostats-4989436 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdrone-aviation-to-integrate-sensors-on-us-armys-wasp-tactical-aerostats-4989436 Drone Aviation has received a contract from a US Department of Defense (DoD) prime contractor for sensor integration on winch aerostat small platform (WASP) tactical aerostats. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT DARPA develops smartphone-sized radiation detection sensors http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-develops-smartphone-sized-radiation-detection-sensors-4989510 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-develops-smartphone-sized-radiation-detection-sensors-4989510 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has developed and demonstrated a network of smartphone-sized mobile devices that can detect the tiniest traces of radioactive materials. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: ARTEC, DRS Technologies, LONGBOW http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-artec-drs-technologies-longbow-4988808 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-artec-drs-technologies-longbow-4988808 ARTEC has secured a $439.97m contract from OCCAR for Boxer multi-role armoured fighting vehicles. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sensonor Supplies IMUs for NASA Raven and Near Earth Orbit Scout http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/sensonor/presssensonor-supplies-imus-nasa-raven-near-earth-orbit-scout.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/sensonor/presssensonor-supplies-imus-nasa-raven-near-earth-orbit-scout.html Sensonor AS first began supplying its standard Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and Gyroscope Modules for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) space applications in 2012, beginning with the launch of the NASA sponsored AeroCube-4 satellite. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:35:00 GMT Rapid Deployment Shelters http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/rapid-deployment-shelters/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/rapid-deployment-shelters/ Rapid Deployment Shelters (RDS) are designed to fulfil multiple functions including: accommodation, catering (mess) tents, equipment storage, operational offices, maintenance workshops and aircraft shelters for the military, governmental, humanitaria… Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:13:00 GMT Excellence in Connectivity Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/defence-reliable-high-performance-solutions/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/defence-reliable-high-performance-solutions/ With extreme environmental changes and load factors up to 10g, electrical and electronic systems for aircraft require cables and connectors of superior quality. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:11:00 GMT Almamet Company Brochure http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/camouflage/almamet-company-brochure/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/camouflage/almamet-company-brochure/ Founded in 1983, Almamet installed its first state-of-the-art production facility in Turkey, producing magnesium powders and granules for the pyrotechnic and chemical industries. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:11:00 GMT PCO jubileusz 2016 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/pco-sa/5098393197001.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/pco-sa/5098393197001.html Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:25:00 GMT ViaSat Reaches 500th Production Terminal of Highly Successful Link 16 STT http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/surcom/pressviasat-reaches-500th-production-terminal-16-stt.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/surcom/pressviasat-reaches-500th-production-terminal-16-stt.html Global broadband services and technology company ViaSat Inc announced today that it delivered its 500th production KOR-24A Small Tactical Terminal (STT). Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:08:00 GMT ATEC to design engine for US Army's Black Hawk and Apache helicopters http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsatec-to-design-engine-for-us-armys-black-hawk-and-apache-helicopters-4988478 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsatec-to-design-engine-for-us-armys-black-hawk-and-apache-helicopters-4988478 The Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) joint venture (JV) comprising Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney has received a contract to design a new engine for the US Army's Black Hawk and Apache helicopter fleets. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Airbus wins QinetiQ contract to provide self-protection systems for MBTs http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsairbus-wins-qinetiq-contract-to-provide-self-protection-systems-for-mbts-4988274 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsairbus-wins-qinetiq-contract-to-provide-self-protection-systems-for-mbts-4988274 Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security (EBS) has been contracted by QinetiQ to supply self-protection systems for armoured vehicles. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT DRS Technologies wins $400m contract to build JAB system for US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdrs-technologies-wins-400m-contract-to-build-jab-system-for-us-army-4988987 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdrs-technologies-wins-400m-contract-to-build-jab-system-for-us-army-4988987 DRS Technologies has received a $400m indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Army to build the new joint assault bridge (JAB) system. 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