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 THOR® Tactical Headgear System for Changing Operational Requirements http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/thor-tactical-headgear-system-changing-operational-requirements/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/thor-tactical-headgear-system-changing-operational-requirements/ The Savox tactical headgear system for changing operational requirements (THOR) has been designed and developed to meet the needs of all the Finnish Defence Forces (FDF), as well as Special Forces, Marine and SWAT units and a wide variety of other po… Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:50:00 GMT Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield/ The opponent side using rockets, artillery and mortar (RAM) in asymmetric warfare is highly mobile and very difficult to identify and to distinguish. The Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System is the Rheinmetall Air Defence solution to counter this… Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:08:00 GMT UK deploys first armoured vehicles to Estonia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-deploys-first-armoured-vehicles-to-estonia-5770701 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-deploys-first-armoured-vehicles-to-estonia-5770701 The UK has deployed the first batch of armoured vehicles to Estonia in support of its enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Boeing, HX5, Allison Transmission http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-hx5-allison-transmission-5769843 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-hx5-allison-transmission-5769843 The Boeing Company has won a contract modification worth $3.27bn from the US Army Contracting Command to manufacture AH-64E attack helicopters for the Government of Saudi Arabia, under a foreign military sales programme. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Excelitas' Qioptiq receives $100m STAS contract from UK MoD http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsexcelitas-qioptiq-receives-100m-stas-contract-from-uk-mod-5770959 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsexcelitas-qioptiq-receives-100m-stas-contract-from-uk-mod-5770959 Excelitas Technologies company Qioptiq has received a $100m surveillance and target acquisition – support (STAS) contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Elbit to deliver software-defined radios for Israel Defense Forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newselbit-to-deliver-software-defined-radios-for-israel-defense-forces-5770939 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newselbit-to-deliver-software-defined-radios-for-israel-defense-forces-5770939 The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD) has contracted Elbit Systems to deliver and maintain advanced radio systems. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT SMART High Reliability Solutions Releases New HRS-M2 SSD http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/smart-high-reliability-solutions-inc/presssmart-releases-new-hrs-m2-ssd.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/smart-high-reliability-solutions-inc/presssmart-releases-new-hrs-m2-ssd.html SMART High Reliability Solutions ('SMART HRS'), a provider of current and next-generation, solid-state storage solutions specialising in ruggedised, high-performance and high-capacity solid-state drives (SSDs) for defence, aerospace and industrial ma… Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:53:00 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, 23 Mar 2017 15:53:00 GMT Turkish MoD Awards FNSS for Turkish Navy's Armoured Amphibious Assault Vehicle Programme http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/fnss-savunma-sistemleri/pressturkish-mod-awards-fnss-for-turkish-navys-armoured-amphibious-assault-vehicle-programme.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/fnss-savunma-sistemleri/pressturkish-mod-awards-fnss-for-turkish-navys-armoured-amphibious-assault-vehicle-programme.html The contract for the Armoured Amphibious Assault Vehicle (ZAHA) Project was signed between SSM and FNSS on 7 March in Ankara. The programme was initiated by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) to meet the amphibious armoured vehicle req… Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:03:00 GMT BAE to procure components from VOP CZ for BvS10 military vehicles http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-to-procure-components-from-vop-cz-for-bvs10-beowulf-military-vehicles-5768498 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-to-procure-components-from-vop-cz-for-bvs10-beowulf-military-vehicles-5768498 BAE Systems has contracted Czech firm VOP CZ to provide components for BvS10 armoured all-terrain vehicles being built for the Austrian Government. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Jenoptik to supply components for Poland's Leopard 2 main battle tanks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjenoptik-to-supply-components-for-polands-leopard-2-main-battle-tanks-5768843 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjenoptik-to-supply-components-for-polands-leopard-2-main-battle-tanks-5768843 Jenoptik's defence and civil systems segment has secured two contracts to support Poland's Leopard 2 tank modernisation programme. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT British police make arrests in aftermath of terrorist attack in Westminster http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbritish-police-make-arrests-in-aftermath-of-terrorist-attack-in-westminster-5770040 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbritish-police-make-arrests-in-aftermath-of-terrorist-attack-in-westminster-5770040 Eight people were arrested by the UK police in aftermath of the terrorist attack in Westminster which killed four people and injured 40 others. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Advanced Military Connector http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/advanced-military-connector/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronic/advanced-military-connector/ ODU is involved in soldier modernisation programmes - worldwide. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:12:00 GMT Military Product Brochure http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/military-product-brochure/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/field/military-product-brochure/ UK-based Rola-Trac produces temporary hard flooring for shelter systems and walkways, and heavy duty matting systems for aircraft facilities and roadways. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:20:00 GMT North Korea's attempt to test-launch missile reportedly fails http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-koreas-attempt-to-test-fire-a-missile-fails-5769018 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-koreas-attempt-to-test-fire-a-missile-fails-5769018 North Korea's attempt to launch a missile near the city of Wonsan has reportedly failed, according to the US and South Korean militaries. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT VirTra-Firearms and Training Simulators for Military Agencies http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/virtra-systems/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/training/virtra-systems/ VirTra provides a realistic and effective use of firearms and training simulators for the military industry. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Aselsan and FNSS begin production of Korkut system for Turkish Land Forces http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaselsan-fnss-begin-production-of-korkut-system-for-turkish-land-forces-5768831 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaselsan-fnss-begin-production-of-korkut-system-for-turkish-land-forces-5768831 Aselsan and FNSS have commenced serial production of the self-propelled low altitude air defence gun system (KORKUT) for the Turkish Land Forces. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Leonardo and Hensoldt to offer Mode-5 IFF systems to customers worldwide http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-hensoldt-to-offer-mode-5-iff-systems-to-customers-worldwide-5768943 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleonardo-hensoldt-to-offer-mode-5-iff-systems-to-customers-worldwide-5768943 Leonardo and Hensoldt have agreed to provide Mode-5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems to customers worldwide. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Zenatek http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/zenatek/5367095995001.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/zenatek/5367095995001.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:35:00 GMT FN Herstal to Attend SOFINS 2017 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-attend-sofins-2017.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-attend-sofins-2017.html FN Herstal, along with its US subsidiary FN America, will be attending this year's SOFINS at Souge Camp, France, between 28-30 March. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:38:00 GMT