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 German Investment Company CMP Acquires DOLL http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/doll/presscmp-acquires-doll.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/doll/presscmp-acquires-doll.html On 2 September 2014, the acquisition of DOLL by the renowned German investment company CMP Capital Management Partners was confirmed. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:57:00 GMT What Makes Our Boot Better? http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/personal/what-makes-our-boot-better/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/personal/what-makes-our-boot-better/ Technical performance - this is more than just a tagline to us. It is our most important core value. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:16:00 GMT Oshkosh completes JLTV production readiness review http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-completes-jltv-production-readiness-review-4381622 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-completes-jltv-production-readiness-review-4381622 Oshkosh Defense has successfully completed the production readiness review (PRR) for the US Department of Defense's (DoD) joint light tactical vehicle (JLTV) programme. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US to supply Huey II rotary-wing aircraft and support to Lebanon http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-supply-huey-ii-rotary-wing-aircraft-and-support-to-lebanon-4381563 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-supply-huey-ii-rotary-wing-aircraft-and-support-to-lebanon-4381563 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Huey II rotary-wing aircraft and associated equipment to Lebanon. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Russia working to deliver T-90S tanks to Peruvian Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-working-to-deliver-t-90s-tanks-to-peruvian-army-4381570 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrussia-working-to-deliver-t-90s-tanks-to-peruvian-army-4381570 Russia is continuing its efforts to supply T-90S main battle tanks (MBT) to the Peruvian Army, Rosoboronexport deputy general director Sergei Goreslavsky has revealed. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pakistan requests MRAP vehicles sale from US http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-requests-mrap-vehicles-sale-from-us-4380146 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-requests-mrap-vehicles-sale-from-us-4380146 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles and related equipment to Pakistan. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT iOra to Attend Modern Day Marine in Quantico, US http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/iora/pressiora-modern-day-marine-quantico.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_management/iora/pressiora-modern-day-marine-quantico.html iOra Software will be attending Modern Day Marine, Quantico, VA, US, from 23-25 September, Booth 29 in the Small Business Pavilion. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Big Data over Limited Networks http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/big-data-networks/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/big-data-networks/ This paper examines the emergence of Big Data repositories and the particular problems that are encountered when these data sources need to be transmitted over limited military networks. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Speed Up Data Transfer Case Study: Australian Department of Defence http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/speed-up-data-transfer-case-study/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/speed-up-data-transfer-case-study/ The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has undertaken field trials to deploy Microsoft SharePoint 2010 into their tactical theatre. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT India and US conduct Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-us-conduct-exercise-yudh-abhyas-2014-4380153 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-us-conduct-exercise-yudh-abhyas-2014-4380153 India and the US are conducting their annual, joint company-level field training exercise, Yudh Abhyas, at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand, India. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels agree to end fighting in eastern Ukraine http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-pro-russia-rebels-agree-to-end-fighting-in-eastern-ukraine-4380142 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsukraine-pro-russia-rebels-agree-to-end-fighting-in-eastern-ukraine-4380142 The Ukrainian Government and pro-Russia rebels have signed a nine-point memorandum to peacefully settle the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sharing Data over Challenging Military Networks http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/sharing-data-over-challenging-military-networks/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/data_management/sharing-data-over-challenging-military-networks/ This paper describes the challenges for sharing data in deployed environments and how they are then complicated by the performance of the available military networks in ensuring a consistent and holistic view of data. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army boosts terrain awareness with new geospatial analysis tool http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-boosts-terrain-awareness-with-new-geospatial-analysis-tool-4378645 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-boosts-terrain-awareness-with-new-geospatial-analysis-tool-4378645 The US Army has developed a new geospatial analysis tool to help combatant commanders better plan their routes in unfamiliar locations. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saab secures first order for LEDS-50 Mk2 softkill solution http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaab-secures-first-order-for-leds-50-mk2-softkill-solution-4378650 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssaab-secures-first-order-for-leds-50-mk2-softkill-solution-4378650 Saab has secured a contract to supply its latest advanced softkill solution to an undisclosed customer. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US Army soldiers certified to operate JLENS radar system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-soldiers-certified-to-operate-jlens-radar-system-4378678 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-soldiers-certified-to-operate-jlens-radar-system-4378678 US Army soldiers have been certificated to operate Raytheon's joint land-attack cruise missile defence elevated sensor (JLENS) radar system, to safeguard the National Capital Region (NCR) against cruise missiles and drone threats. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT KBR and Rheinmetall join forces to acquire UK Defence Support Group http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskbr-rheinmetall-join-forces-to-acquire-uk-defence-support-group-4376220 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newskbr-rheinmetall-join-forces-to-acquire-uk-defence-support-group-4376220 Rheinmetall Defence and KBR have submitted a joint venture (JV) bid to acquire the UK’s state-owned military vehicle and small-arms maintenance and repair company, Defence Support Group (DSG). Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US reports 20 Chinese intrusions in TRANSCOM contractor networks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-reports-20-chinese-intrusions-in-transcom-contractor-networks-4377277 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-reports-20-chinese-intrusions-in-transcom-contractor-networks-4377277 Hackers with links to the Chinese Government have successfully infiltrated the computer systems of US Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) contractors at least 20 times in a single year, a Senate Armed Services Committee report has revealed. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US House of Representatives clears bill to arm Syrian rebels http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-house-of-representatives-clears-bill-to-arm-syrian-rebels-4377260 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-house-of-representatives-clears-bill-to-arm-syrian-rebels-4377260 The US House of Representatives has approved a bill put forward by US President Barack Obama to train and equip Syrian rebels to combat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Textron conducts live-fire demonstration of G-CLAW weapon http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstextron-conducts-live-fire-demonstration-of-g-claw-weapon-4375580 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newstextron-conducts-live-fire-demonstration-of-g-claw-weapon-4375580 Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems has successfully completed a live-fire demonstration of its G-CLAW precision-guided weapon at the US Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, US. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canada deploys 60 military advisers to Iraq http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanada-deploys-60-military-advisers-to-iraq-4375573 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanada-deploys-60-military-advisers-to-iraq-4375573 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has confirmed the deployment of Canadian soldiers to advise Iraqi security forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in the country. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT