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 Agriculture Industry Beginning to Adopt UAS Technology http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/smartplanes-army/pressagriculture-industry-adopt-uas-technology.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/surveillance/smartplanes-army/pressagriculture-industry-adopt-uas-technology.html Farmers and researchers within the agriculture industry are starting to adopt UAS technology in light of recent technology advancements in small UAS and reasonable access to affordable sensors. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:34:00 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, 28 Apr 2017 08:58:00 GMT Finnish Army to begin mechanised exercise Arrow 17 next week http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfinnish-army-to-begin-mechanised-exercise-arrow-17-next-week-5799827 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfinnish-army-to-begin-mechanised-exercise-arrow-17-next-week-5799827 Soldiers from the Finnish Army are set to take part in the mechanised exercise, Arrow 17, to be held in Pohjankangas, Niinisalo, Finland, from 2 to 13 May. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT India test-fires Agni-III intermediate-range ballistic missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-test-fires-agni-iii-intermediate-range-ballistic-missile-5800031 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-test-fires-agni-iii-intermediate-range-ballistic-missile-5800031 The Indian Army's Strategic Forces Command (SFC) has successfully test-fired Agni-III intermediate-range ballistic missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, India. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell International http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lockheed-martin-northrop-grumman-honeywell-international-5798035 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lockheed-martin-northrop-grumman-honeywell-international-5798035 Lockheed Martin has won a $1.6bn full-rate production contract award for AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar systems. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australia invests in new improvised threat defeat system development http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-invests-in-new-improvised-threat-defeat-system-development-5799846 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-invests-in-new-improvised-threat-defeat-system-development-5799846 Australian Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has allocated $10m in investment for the development of new technologies to defeat improvised threats. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT AMAZON Hard Transit Cases for the Italian Army http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transport/amazon-hard-transit-cases-italian-army/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/transport/amazon-hard-transit-cases-italian-army/ The Italian Army Aviation have recently received the first CCTV video surveillance system, field deployable kit. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:52:00 GMT Harrier Cross-Platform Military Messaging on Android http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/harrier-military-messenger/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/navigation/harrier-military-messenger/ Isode has introduced Harrier, a military messaging client on Android, which is on beta release. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:21:00 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, 27 Apr 2017 14:53:00 GMT Lockheed to upgrade M-TADS/PNVS system for Japan's Apache helicopter fleet http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-to-equip-japans-apache-helicopter-fleet-with-upgraded-night-vision-sensors-5798027 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-to-equip-japans-apache-helicopter-fleet-with-upgraded-night-vision-sensors-5798027 Lockheed Martin has been contracted to upgrade modernised target acquisition designation sight / pilot night vision sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) systems for the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force's (JGSDF) AH-64DJP Apache attack helicopter fleet. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT BT Cables-Cables and Accessories for the Military Industry http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/bt-cables/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/bt-cables/ BT Cables provides cables and accessories for a number of sectors, including telecommunications, infrastructure, buildings, industrial and rail. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rockwell to use maths-based techniques to secure military platforms from cyberattack http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-to-use-maths-based-techniques-to-secure-military-platforms-from-cyber-attacks-5796475 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-to-use-maths-based-techniques-to-secure-military-platforms-from-cyber-attacks-5796475 Rockwell Collins has been selected by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to use mathematics-based techniques to secure land, air and sea platforms from cyberattacks. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Spanish Army awards helicopters' communications and electronics systems maintenance contract http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspanish-army-awards-helicopters-communications-and-electronics-systems-maintenance-contract-5798581 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspanish-army-awards-helicopters-communications-and-electronics-systems-maintenance-contract-5798581 Thales Programas and Europavia will maintain communications and electronics systems of the Spanish Army's helicopters. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT SMART HRS Releases New Highly Ruggedised 8TB MLC SSD http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/smart-high-reliability-solutions-inc/presssmart-hrs-releases-new-highly-ruggedised-8tb-mlc-ssd.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/smart-high-reliability-solutions-inc/presssmart-hrs-releases-new-highly-ruggedised-8tb-mlc-ssd.html SMART HRS has released a new highly ruggedised, 8TB multi-level cell (MLC) Flash technology solution to applications requiring high-density storage for use in hazardous and / or critical environments. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:27:00 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, 26 Apr 2017 10:20:00 GMT Legacy Chosen by Central Valley to Design and Install New Fabric Building http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/shelters/legacy-building-solutions-structures/presslegacy-chosen-design-install-new-fabric-building.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/shelters/legacy-building-solutions-structures/presslegacy-chosen-design-install-new-fabric-building.html Legacy Building Solutions was chosen by Central Valley to design and install a new fabric building as replacement for a 40,000t storage building damaged by rust and wind. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:17:00 GMT French DGA places order for Griffon and Jaguar military vehicles http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrench-dga-places-order-for-griffon-and-jaguar-military-vehicles-5797030 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsfrench-dga-places-order-for-griffon-and-jaguar-military-vehicles-5797030 The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has placed an order with Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales for Griffon and Jaguar vehicles, in support of the Scorpion military modernisation programme. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT US begins moving THAAD equipment to South Korean site http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-begins-moving-thaad-equipment-to-south-korean-site-5796716 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-begins-moving-thaad-equipment-to-south-korean-site-5796716 The US military has reportedly started moving Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) equipment to the designated site in Seongju county, South Korea, amid protests from local residents. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT BAE launches 3D Advanced Warning System for US Army aircraft http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-launches-3-dimensional-advanced-warning-system-for-us-army-aircraft-5797042 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-launches-3-dimensional-advanced-warning-system-for-us-army-aircraft-5797042 BAE Systems has expanded its product range with the introduction of a new 3D Advanced Warning System (3DAWS) for aircraft. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT CP Cases Confirms Cyber Essentials Certification http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/transport/cpcases-army/presscp-cases-cyber-certification.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/transport/cpcases-army/presscp-cases-cyber-certification.html After demonstrating compliance to key levels of protection against cyber-attacks, CP Cases is delighted to confirm its Cyber Essentials Certification. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT