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 UK plans to launch directed energy weapons development project this year http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-plans-to-launch-directed-energy-weapons-development-project-this-year-4358192 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-plans-to-launch-directed-energy-weapons-development-project-this-year-4358192 The UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is reportedly planning to launch a competition this year for the development of directed energy weapons (DEW). Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australia and Germany confirm plans to arm Kurdish fighters in Iraq http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-germany-confirm-plans-to-arm-kurdish-fighters-in-iraq-4359114 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-germany-confirm-plans-to-arm-kurdish-fighters-in-iraq-4359114 Australia and Germany have confirmed plans to supply weapons to Kurdish forces fighting against the Islamic State (IS) militants in northern-Iraq. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT North Korea conducts missile launch from Chinese border area http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-conducts-missile-launch-from-chinese-border-area-4359125 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-conducts-missile-launch-from-chinese-border-area-4359125 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has launched a short-range missile into the East Sea off its east coast. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT HUBER+SUHNER-Reliable, High-Performance Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/hubersuhner/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/hubersuhner/ HUBER+SUHNER is a market-leading supplier of components and systems for electrical and optical connectivity to businesses worldwide. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT GEROH Signs New Contract with Poland http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/geroh/pressgeroh-signs-new-contract-poland.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/geroh/pressgeroh-signs-new-contract-poland.html GEROH's long-term partner Poland has signed a new contract for several spindle masts (SPM) at the first day of the MSPO exhibition in Kielce, only 16 minutes after the opening ceremony. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:11:00 GMT New Nato imagery confirms Russian military operations in Ukraine http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-nato-imagery-confirms-russian-military-operations-in-ukraine-4357792 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-nato-imagery-confirms-russian-military-operations-in-ukraine-4357792 Russian combat forces are seen engaging in military operations inside Ukraine in the latest satellite imagery released by the Nato’s Allied Command Operations. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Norwegian Army orders Saab’s GAMER vehicle simulators http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-army-orders-saabs-gamer-vehicle-simulators-4357763 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-army-orders-saabs-gamer-vehicle-simulators-4357763 Saab has received a contract to develop and supply its new generation GAMER vehicle simulators for the Royal Norwegian Army. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army completes flight testing of Northrop’s CIRCM system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-completes-flight-testing-of-northrops-circm-system-4357755 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-completes-flight-testing-of-northrops-circm-system-4357755 The US Army has successfully completed another round of flight testing of Northrop Grumman's common infrared countermeasures (CIRCM) system on a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oxley Shortlisted for Prestigious Business Award http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/oxley-group/pressoxley-shortlisted-business-award.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/oxley-group/pressoxley-shortlisted-business-award.html Oxley Group has been shortlisted as a finalist for Exporter of the Year in the prestigious CN Group Business Awards. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Systematic Moves to New Offices http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/systematic/presssystematic-moves-to-new-offices.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/systematic/presssystematic-moves-to-new-offices.html Systematic, the software providers for defence forces, moves to its new headquarters in Farnborough on 1 September 2014. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:53:00 GMT Minnesota Power and US military to build solar plant at Camp Ripley http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsminnesota-power-and-us-military-to-build-solar-plant-at-camp-ripley-4356631 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsminnesota-power-and-us-military-to-build-solar-plant-at-camp-ripley-4356631 Minnesota Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Minnesota National Guard to construct a 10MW utility-scale solar plant at Camp Ripley, located near Little Falls, US. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saab to continue Carl-Gustaf weapon supplies to USSOCOM http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaab-to-continue-carl-gustaf-weapon-supplies-to-ussocom-4356625 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaab-to-continue-carl-gustaf-weapon-supplies-to-ussocom-4356625 The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has signed a new framework contract with Saab for the supply of its Carl-Gustaf recoilless anti-tank weapon. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australian military to receive new aviation fire trucks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-military-to-receive-new-aviation-fire-trucks-4356620 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-military-to-receive-new-aviation-fire-trucks-4356620 The Australian Department of Defence has secured an approval from the federal government to acquire 28 replacement aviation fire trucks for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Titan aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle fleet. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT FAUN Trackway Attends Farnborough Show http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-attends-farnborough-show.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-attends-farnborough-show.html Farnborough Air Show isn't just about show-stopping aircraft displays to wow the crowds. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:09:00 GMT FAUN Trackway Boosts Sales Team http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-boosts-sales-team.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-boosts-sales-team.html FAUN Trackway, the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways, has appointed Leah Potts to the new role of sales administrator. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:02:00 GMT FAUN Trackway Sponsors 2014 Anglesey Show http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-sponsors-2014-anglesey-show.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/air_support/faun-trackway/pressfaun-trackway-sponsors-2014-anglesey-show.html FAUN Trackway has become a sponsor of the 2014 Anglesey Show, which took place last week. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:58:00 GMT No Horsing Around With Cobham’s Nano HD TX http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobhams-nano-hd-tx.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobhams-nano-hd-tx.html Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its Nano HD TX wireless transmitter as part of a wireless camera facility installed by Broadcast RF for coverage of Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby, the crown … Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:02:00 GMT Cobham Air-to-Air Refuelling Helps US Air Force Special Operations aircraft get home safely http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobham-refuelling-helps-us-air-force-aircraft.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobham-refuelling-helps-us-air-force-aircraft.html During December 2013 three US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) CV-22s tiltrotor aircraft attempted to evacuate a UN compound in South Sudan. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:51:00 GMT Cobham History and Technology Featured on the BBC's One Show http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobham-featured-bbcs-one-show.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/chelton/presscobham-featured-bbcs-one-show.html Cobham's history and technological advances have been featured on the BBC's One Show. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:41:00 GMT Argon Releases White Paper on CBRN Training http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/nbc/argon-electronics/pressargon-releases-white-paper-cbrn-training.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/nbc/argon-electronics/pressargon-releases-white-paper-cbrn-training.html Argon, the global leader in CBRN and Hazmat training systems, has released another free white paper, this time offering tips for emergency services and first responders on how to provide the best possible CBRN response training. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:54:00 GMT