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 Foreign Defense Attachés visit IDE http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/pressforeign-defense-attachs-visit-ide.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/intracom/pressforeign-defense-attachs-visit-ide.html The defence, army, navy and air attachés who are accredited to Greece visited the INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE) facilities, accompanied by members of the staff of the Ministry of National Defense. Wed, 27 May 2015 08:55:00 GMT US Army RDECOM team participates in Exercise Combined Resolve IV http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-rdecom-team-participates-in-exercise-combined-resolve-iv-4586330 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-rdecom-team-participates-in-exercise-combined-resolve-iv-4586330 The US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) has deployed a team of active-duty, reserve soldiers, and civilian personnel to participate in the combat-training phase of Exercise Combined Resolve IV at Hohenfels Training Area, Ge… Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT UN adopts 'Mandela Rules' on prisoner treatment http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-adopts-mandela-rules-on-prisoner-treatment-4586350 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsun-adopts-mandela-rules-on-prisoner-treatment-4586350 Amnesty International has hailed the adoption of the 'Mandela Rules', which could herald a new era of respect for prisoners' human rights worldwide. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg to supply additional Protector remote weapon systems to Australia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-additional-protector-remote-weapon-systems-to-australia-4586336 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-additional-protector-remote-weapon-systems-to-australia-4586336 Australian vehicle manufacturer Supacat has awarded a contract to Kongsberg for the delivery of M151 Protector remote weapon systems (RWS). Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Orbital Systems -Ground Station Antenna Positioners and Antenna Systems for the Defence Industry http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/antennas/orbital-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/antennas/orbital-systems/ Orbital Systems is a leading manufacturer of ground station antenna positioners and components used for a variety of satellite tracking applications. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:19:00 GMT Sikorsky completes first test flight of S-97 Raider light tactical helicopter http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-completes-first-test-flight-of-s-97-raider-light-tactical-helicopter-4585363 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-completes-first-test-flight-of-s-97-raider-light-tactical-helicopter-4585363 Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the first flight test of the S-97 Raider light tactical helicopter prototype at its Development Flight Center (DFC) in Jupiter, Florida, US. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Both sides of Ukraine conflict committed war crimes, says Amnesty http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboth-sides-of-ukraine-conflict-committed-war-crimes-says-amnesty-4585385 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboth-sides-of-ukraine-conflict-committed-war-crimes-says-amnesty-4585385 Amnesty International has accused both the Ukrainian Security Forces and separatist groups of committing war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners on a near-daily basis in eastern Ukraine. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Iran to test launch new strategic weapon during Beit ul-Moqaddas 27 drills http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiran-to-test-launch-new-strategic-weapon-during-beit-ul-moqaddas-27-drills-4585381 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsiran-to-test-launch-new-strategic-weapon-during-beit-ul-moqaddas-27-drills-4585381 Iranian Army ground force personnel are reportedly set to test launch new indigenously built strategic weapons during the ongoing Beit ul-Moqaddas 27 drills in central parts of Iran. Mon, 25 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Australian Army contracts EOS to upgrade Bushmaster remote weapons systems http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-contracts-eos-to-upgrade-bushmaster-remote-weapons-systems-4583327 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-contracts-eos-to-upgrade-bushmaster-remote-weapons-systems-4583327 Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has received a contract to refurbish and upgrade remote weapons systems (RWS) used on the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles (PMV). Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed orders Saft’s Li-ion batteries for JLTV production phase http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-orders-safts-li-ion-batteries-for-jltv-production-phase-4582293 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-orders-safts-li-ion-batteries-for-jltv-production-phase-4582293 Lockheed Martin Team has selected Saft to supply advanced Li-ion battery systems to power joint light tactical vehicles (JLTVs) for the production phase of the programme. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Australia and New Zealand soldiers start training Iraqi Security Forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-new-zealand-soldiers-start-training-iraqi-security-forces-4583329 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-new-zealand-soldiers-start-training-iraqi-security-forces-4583329 Australian and New Zealand forces have started training members of the Iraqi Army as part of international efforts to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in the country. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Control of Humidity at Europe’s First -80°C Cold Store http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/humidity-europe-cold-store/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/logistics/humidity-europe-cold-store/ By installing Munters ML1100 desiccant dehumidifier, Odense University Hospital achieved improved energy efficiency on refrigeration systems and prevented the build up of ice on coils. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:55:00 GMT ACMH Chosen as Supplier for French Army Radar Shelters http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/acmh/pressachm-supplier-french-army-shelter.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/acmh/pressachm-supplier-french-army-shelter.html ACMH was recently chosen as supplier for the French Army 's radar shelters . Thu, 21 May 2015 13:29:00 GMT Elma Electronic to Exhibit at DSEI 2015 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/elmaelectronic/presselma-electronic-dsei-2015.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/elmaelectronic/presselma-electronic-dsei-2015.html Elma Electronic UK has announced it will be exhibiting at the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition (DSEI) 2015. Thu, 21 May 2015 08:59:00 GMT BAE completes technology development programme for US Army’s CIRCM programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-completes-technology-development-programme-for-us-armys-circm-programme-4582283 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-completes-technology-development-programme-for-us-armys-circm-programme-4582283 BAE Systems has successfully completed the technology development bridge programme in the competition for the US Army's common infrared countermeasure (CIRCM) programme. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT US and allied soldiers start second phase of Exercise African Lion 15 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-and-allied-soldiers-start-second-phase-of-exercise-african-lion-15-4582289 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-and-allied-soldiers-start-second-phase-of-exercise-african-lion-15-4582289 Military personnel from the US, Morocco, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Senegal, and Tunisia, have started phase two of African Lion 2015, an annual joint military exercise, in Agadir, Morocco. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Saudi Arabia requests MH-60R helicopters sale from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-requests-mh-60r-helicopters-sale-from-us-4582286 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaudi-arabia-requests-mh-60r-helicopters-sale-from-us-4582286 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of MH-60R multi-mission helicopters and associated equipment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Elma Electronic Achieves SC21 Bronze Award for UK Production Facility http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/elmaelectronic/presselma-sc21-bronze-award.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/computers/elmaelectronic/presselma-sc21-bronze-award.html Elma Electronic UK has that the company has successfully achieved the SC21 Bronze award for their UK production facility. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:26:00 GMT Packing a punch - ten of the defence industry’s most powerful women http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurepacking-a-punch---ten-of-the-defence-industrys-most-powerful-women-4581484/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurepacking-a-punch---ten-of-the-defence-industrys-most-powerful-women-4581484/ In the last decade a few women have made inroads into the leadership structure of some of the worlds richest defence companies. Army-technology.com profiles ten of the most powerful women in the defence industry. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT KMW Special Operation Vehicle (SOV) http://www.army-technology.com/projects/kmw-special-operation-vehicle-sov/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/kmw-special-operation-vehicle-sov/ The Special Operation Vehicle (SOV) is an open-topped light armoured vehicle developed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW). The vehicle can be used for long-range reconnaissance and special operations. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT