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 UN Security Council condemns ballistic missile launches by North Korea http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-security-council-condemns-ballistic-missile-launches-by-north-korea-4932279 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-security-council-condemns-ballistic-missile-launches-by-north-korea-4932279 The UN Security Council has condemned recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, noting that these acts violate the resolution made by the 15-nation body. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Alion Science and Technology http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-harris-corporation-lockheed-martin-alion-science-and-technology-4931107 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-harris-corporation-lockheed-martin-alion-science-and-technology-4931107 Harris Corporation has received a tactical radio supply contract worth $1.7bn from the US Army Contracting Command. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: UK’s defence budget to improve over the next five years, after a series of cuts http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-uks-defence-budget-to-improve-over-the-next-five-years-after-a-series-of-cuts-4931651 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-uks-defence-budget-to-improve-over-the-next-five-years-after-a-series-of-cuts-4931651 The UK Government is anticipated to spend $54.4bn for defence in 2016, recording a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.42% over the last five years, according to a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT NCI wins $211m contract to provide logistics to US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnci-wins-211m-contract-to-provide-logistics-to-us-army-4700673 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnci-wins-211m-contract-to-provide-logistics-to-us-army-4700673 Professional services provider NCI has won a $211m to provide agile acquisition, systems engineering and logistics services to the US Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier headquarters and subordinate PEO programmes at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:45:00 GMT France deploys unitary rocket launchers as part of Operation Barkhane http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrance-deploys-unitary-rocket-launchers-as-part-of-operation-barkhane-4931131 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrance-deploys-unitary-rocket-launchers-as-part-of-operation-barkhane-4931131 The French Ministry of Defence has announced that three unitary rocket launchers (URL) were deployed to Tessalit in northern Mali as part of Operation Barkhane this year. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT UK MoD develops new cyber test for military personnel http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-develops-new-cyber-test-for-military-personnel-4931137 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-develops-new-cyber-test-for-military-personnel-4931137 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has developed a new cyber test, under a partnership with American technology company IBM. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT SATCOM Helical Antenna Upgrade http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/antennas/1575/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/antennas/1575/ Taco Antenna Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:19:00 GMT MacB partners with BAE-led team to support US Army INSCOM http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmacb-partners-with-bae-led-team-to-support-us-army-inscom-4929977 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmacb-partners-with-bae-led-team-to-support-us-army-inscom-4929977 MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has partnered with a team led by BAE Systems on a contract to provide Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) analysis and reporting for the US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT North Korea test-fires two Musudan medium-range missiles http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-test-fires-two-musudan-medium-range-missiles-4929736 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-test-fires-two-musudan-medium-range-missiles-4929736 North Korea has reportedly test-fired two medium-range Musudan ballistic missiles from Wonsan, a port city on the country's eastern coast. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Drone crashes: what’s going wrong? http://www.army-technology.com/features/featuredrone-crashes-whats-going-wrong-4892832/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featuredrone-crashes-whats-going-wrong-4892832/ Reports have emerged showing that a record number of US Air Force drones crashed in major accidents last year. The most accident-prone appears to be the Reaper UAV, which has become the military’s weapon of choice for conducting surveillance and airs… Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Military service children lack opportunities to progress into higher education, says study http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmilitary-service-children-lack-opportunities-to-progress-into-higher-education-says-study-4929792 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsmilitary-service-children-lack-opportunities-to-progress-into-higher-education-says-study-4929792 A recent study in the UK has revealed that children in families with military backgrounds lack opportunities to progress into higher education. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Proytecsa-EOD and Bomb-Disposal Robots http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/mines/proyectosy/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/mines/proyectosy/ Our mission is to design, develop, produce and sell our own technological solutions that adapt to the specific security and defence needs of our national and international customers. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:40:00 GMT US MDA contracts ATC Materials to supply transportation protection system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-mda-contracts-atc-materials-to-supply-transportation-protection-system-4928615 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-mda-contracts-atc-materials-to-supply-transportation-protection-system-4928615 ATC Materials has been contracted by the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to produce an armour system exceeding the requirements of the Department of Defense's (DoD) Insensitive Munitions (IM) standard. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT RGW 90-Series Weapon System http://www.army-technology.com/projects/rgw-90-series-weapon-system/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/rgw-90-series-weapon-system/ RGW 90 (Recoilless Grenade Weapon) is a 90mm man-portable, anti-armour, multi-purpose weapon system manufactured by German-based company Dynamit Nobel Defence. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand to provide further training to support counter-ISIS mission in Iraq http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-provide-further-training-to-support-counter-isis-mission-in-iraq-4928490 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-provide-further-training-to-support-counter-isis-mission-in-iraq-4928490 The Government of New Zealand has agreed to extend the country's contribution to the fight against ISIS in Iraq. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT CACI to continue provide support to CENTCOM's counter narco-terrorism operations http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscaci-to-continue-provide-support-to-centcoms-counter-narco-terrorism-operations-4928626 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscaci-to-continue-provide-support-to-centcoms-counter-narco-terrorism-operations-4928626 CACI International has secured a contract to continue supporting counter narco-terrorism (CNT) work for US Central Command (CENTCOM) in Afghanistan and other Combatant Commands (COCOMs). Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT König-Military Seating http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/protection/konig/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/protection/konig/ König Komfort-und Rennsitze is one of Germany's premier suppliers of military seating. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:04:00 GMT TSS to Exhibit at Essen 2016 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/tracks/tss2/presstss-exhibit-essen-2016.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/tracks/tss2/presstss-exhibit-essen-2016.html This year's edition of the trade show Security Essen will take place from September 27 up to and including September 30 in Essen, Germany. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:39:00 GMT Mobile Communication Systems http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/mobile-communication-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/mobile-communication-systems/ Wollongong-based Bisalloy Steels, producer of Bisplate, is Australia's only manufacturer of quenched and tempered armour steel plate and high-strength and toughness steel plate for naval shipbuilding applications. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:27:00 GMT Nordic Shelter-Mobile Field Shelters and Containers http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/nordic-shelters/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/nordic-shelters/ Nordic Shelter holds decades of experience in designing and manufacturing special containers, military shelters, mobile medical facilities and cargo freight units. Apart from being a leading designer... Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:02:00 GMT