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 UNMC and UNL to continue robotic telesurgery research for US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsunmc-and-unl-to-continue-robotic-telesurgery-research-for-us-army-4324494 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsunmc-and-unl-to-continue-robotic-telesurgery-research-for-us-army-4324494 The US Army has awarded a grant to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) to continue work on robotic telesurgery research. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT ATK to supply medium-calibre cannons to US allies http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsatk-to-supply-medium-calibre-cannons-to-us-allies-4324487 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsatk-to-supply-medium-calibre-cannons-to-us-allies-4324487 ATK has been awarded a series of contracts for the delivery of medium-calibre cannons to undisclosed US allies. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Lithuania launches national Land Force mechanisation project http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslithuania-launches-national-land-force-mechanisation-project-4324468 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslithuania-launches-national-land-force-mechanisation-project-4324468 The Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence (MND) has launched a long-term project designed to mechanise, strengthen and upgrade the Lithuanian Land Force. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Electromechanical Aiming and Stabilisation Systems http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turrets/electromechanical-aiming-stabilisation-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/turrets/electromechanical-aiming-stabilisation-systems/ The development of customer-specific drive solutions is our core competency. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT Semi-­Automatic Tyre Inflation System http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tracks/semi-automatic-tyre-inflation-system/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/tracks/semi-automatic-tyre-inflation-system/ PTG's semi-automatic tyre inflation/deflation system (STIS) with a 24V air supply system for Mercedes-­Benz G ensures extreme high mobility in open fields and sand. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:09:00 GMT Australian Government approves CH-47F Chinook facilities construction project http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-government-approves-ch-47f-chinook-facilities-construction-project-4323268 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-government-approves-ch-47f-chinook-facilities-construction-project-4323268 The Australian Government has approved funding for a construction project that will support the introduction and maintenance of the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) new CH-47F Chinook helicopters. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army scientists develop new ballistic protection system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-scientists-develop-new-ballistic-protection-system-4323261 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-scientists-develop-new-ballistic-protection-system-4323261 Scientists from the US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) have developed an improved modular ballistic protection system (MBPS-X). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army selects CISS for next-generation chemical detector programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-selects-ciss-for-next-generation-chemical-detector-programme-4323273 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-selects-ciss-for-next-generation-chemical-detector-programme-4323273 ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) has been selected to work alongside other companies on the US Army’s next-generation chemical detector (NGCD) programme. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sinewave Inverter: Series Combo V / S / RS http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/sinewave-2426/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/sinewave-2426/ The ComboV/S/RS series are modular 'building block' sinewave inverter/chargers that can be used for both small and large power systems. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT UN Security Council calls for ceasefire as Israel expands offensive in Gaza http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-security-council-calls-for-ceasefire-as-israel-expands-offensive-in-gaza-4322159 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-security-council-calls-for-ceasefire-as-israel-expands-offensive-in-gaza-4322159 The UN Security Council (UNSC) has called on Israel and Hamas to agree to an immediate ceasefire, amid an escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT NRL research to help DoD field best helmet in IED environments http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnrl-research-to-help-dod-field-best-helmet-in-ied-environments-4322147 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnrl-research-to-help-dod-field-best-helmet-in-ied-environments-4322147 The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is conducting research to help the Department of Defense (DoD) better understand how the shape of the helmet matters in an improvised explosive device (IED) environment. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT AM General BRV-O vehicle completes JLTV EMD off-road testing http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsam-general-brv-o-vehicle-completes-jltv-emd-off-road-testing-4322138 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsam-general-brv-o-vehicle-completes-jltv-emd-off-road-testing-4322138 AM General’s joint light tactical vehicle (JLTV) prototype has successfully completed engineering manufacturing and development (EMD) off-road testing at an undisclosed location. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tactical Network Solutions http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/tactical-network-solutions/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/tactical-network-solutions/ The current evolution of tactical scenarios based on Ethernet networks is increasing the need to integrate digital voice over IP (VoIP), file transfer, image and video transmission and web based applications on the field. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT Army Field Communications http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/army-field-communications/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/army-field-communications/ The CD-116/IP is a state-of-the-art digital switchboard designed for military tactical applications requiring a single platform for voice (analogue, ISDN and VoIP) and IP data communications. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:26:00 GMT Broco (US) Announces Improved Exothermic Torch Consumables http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/personal/broco/pressbroco-us-announces-improved-exothermic-torch-consumables.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/personal/broco/pressbroco-us-announces-improved-exothermic-torch-consumables.html Broco, Inc.® announces its latest advancement in cutting and welding repair technology, the new improved Broco exothermic cutting rod. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:35:00 GMT Israel Defense Forces launch ground operation in Gaza http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsisrael-defense-forces-launch-ground-operation-in-gaza-4321474 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsisrael-defense-forces-launch-ground-operation-in-gaza-4321474 The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has launched a large-scale ground offensive within the Gaza Strip after air strikes failed to stop Hamas rocket attacks. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army contracts Raytheon for Patriot air defence system upgrade http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-contracts-raytheon-patriot-air-defence-system-upgrade-4321471 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-contracts-raytheon-patriot-air-defence-system-upgrade-4321471 Raytheon has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Patriot air and missile defence system operated by the US and two allied militaries. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT US DoD sponsored virtual world framework to be launched at Serious Play Conference http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-sponsored-virtual-world-framework-to-be-launched-serious-play-conference-4321472 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-dod-sponsored-virtual-world-framework-to-be-launched-serious-play-conference-4321472 The US Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored open source framework for creation of collaborative virtual world training scenarios is set to be demonstrated as part of the Serious Play Conference at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles… Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT EID - Corporate Video http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/eid/3679874310001.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/eid/3679874310001.html EID is one of the leading high-tech companies in Portugal, with a proven record and solid know-how in the fields of electronics, communications and software engineering. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:41:00 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, 17 Jul 2014 09:59:00 GMT