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 UK sends additional soldiers to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-sends-additional-soldiers-to-sierra-leone-to-fight-ebola-4415802 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-sends-additional-soldiers-to-sierra-leone-to-fight-ebola-4415802 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has deployed a new military contingent to Freetown, Sierra Leone, as part of its efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT GD awards $1bn Scout SV turret supply contract to Lockheed http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgd-awards-1bn-scout-sv-turret-supply-contract-to-lockheed-4415809 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgd-awards-1bn-scout-sv-turret-supply-contract-to-lockheed-4415809 Lockheed Martin UK has secured a $1bn contract to supply turrets for the UK Army's Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vitavox-Military Loudspeakers, Microphone Communications Systems and Handsets http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/vitavox-1/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/vitavox-1/ Vitavox has supplied worldwide defence organisations with loudspeakers, handsets and microphones since 1931. Vitavox, now a division of Secomak Ltd, continues to be one of Britain's true remaining defence communications manufacturers of rugged specif… Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Spanish Parliament approves training programme for Iraqi soldiers http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspanish-parliament-approves-training-programme-for-iraqi-soldiers-4415840 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsspanish-parliament-approves-training-programme-for-iraqi-soldiers-4415840 The lower house of the Spanish Parliament has authorised the deployment of soldiers to aid the Iraqi Army in their fight against Islamic State (IS) militants. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT TATRA TRUCKS-Heavy-Duty Hi-Mobile Vehicles for Military and Peacekeeping Operations http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/tatra-trucks/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/armoured/tatra-trucks/ TATRA TRUCKS manufactures special vehicles with a unique chassis design containing a central backbone tube and independent half-axle suspension that enables heavy transport load and high speed transportation on the most difficult terrain. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:41:00 GMT The Oerlikon Skyshield® Air Defence System – Countering the Threat From Above http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield-air-defence-system/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/air-defence/oerlikon-skyshield-air-defence-system/ In contemporary conflicts, where the threat is often asymmetric, attacks can come at any time and any place - especially from above. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:48:00 GMT Caracal Light Ammunition (CLA) Product Range http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ammunition/caracal-light-ammunition-cla-product-range/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ammunition/caracal-light-ammunition-cla-product-range/ Caracal Light Ammunition (CLA) produces a range of diversified calibers and variants of small arms ammunition (SAA) for both military and special purposes. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:53:00 GMT EID at INDODEFENCE 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/eid/presseid-at-indodefence-2014.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/eid/presseid-at-indodefence-2014.html EID will once again participate in the 2014 edition of INDODEFENCE, the International Tri-Service Defence Expo & Forum, that will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 5 - 8 November 2014. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:42:00 GMT Latest In Defence – Digital training ranges and the Sikorsky S-97 Raider http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurelatest-in-defence-digital-training-ranges-sikorsky-s-97-raider-royal-navy-offshore-patrol-vessels-4412902/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurelatest-in-defence-digital-training-ranges-sikorsky-s-97-raider-royal-navy-offshore-patrol-vessels-4412902/ In this edition of Latest In Defence, Lockheed Martin develops a new type of live-fire training range; Sikorsky releases a simulation of how its futuristic S-97 Raider multi-mission helicopter could operate; and BAE Systems builds a new, improved – a… Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Polaris DAGOR Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle http://www.army-technology.com/projects/polaris-dagor-ultra-light-combat-vehicle/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/polaris-dagor-ultra-light-combat-vehicle/ DAGOR is a purpose-built, ultra-light combat vehicle designed and built by Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries, to meet the light-mobility needs of light infantry and special operations forces. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT British Army and Bloodhound project set sights on 1,000mph speed record http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurebritish-army-and-bloodhound-project-set-sights-on-1000mph-speed-record-4415114/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurebritish-army-and-bloodhound-project-set-sights-on-1000mph-speed-record-4415114/ Next year, a team of British engineers led by Richard Noble aim to break the current land speed record with a jet and rocket-powered car called Bloodhound SSC. The team could smash the current record of 763mph, set in 1997, with a blistering 1,000mph… Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT SurCom-Advanced C4ISR Surveillance Communications and Intel Products for Defence and Security http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/surcom/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/surcom/ We are an independent supplier of advanced C4ISR surveillance communications and intel products and systems for defence and security applications Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT ELSIS-Military Power Supplies, Chargers, Inverters and Converters http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/elsis/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electrical/elsis/ ELSIS, Elektronik Sistemler Sanayi A.S., established in 1971, deals mainly with R&D, design and manufacturing of power electronic equipment. Products are made to industrial or military standards, acc... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Qatar orders military satellite communications system from Thales http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsqatar-orders-military-satellite-communication-system-from-thales-4412627 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsqatar-orders-military-satellite-communication-system-from-thales-4412627 Thales has been awarded a contract to supply a military satellite communications (SATCOM) system to the Qatar Armed Forces. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tecimer-Mobile Reverse Osmosis (RO) Water Purification Units, Mobile Kitchens, Fuel Trailers, Insulated Tents and Potable Water Units http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/tecimer/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/field/tecimer/ Tecimer offers mobile field kitchens, containerised kitchen solutions, potable water and diesel fuel trailers, emergency insulated tents, containerised fuel stations and mobile reverse osmosis water ... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 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... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT US to supply M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition to Iraq http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-supply-m1a1-abrams-tank-ammunition-to-iraq-4414435 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-to-supply-m1a1-abrams-tank-ammunition-to-iraq-4414435 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of M1A1 Abrams main battle tank ammunition and associated equipment to Iraq. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Milan Box Corporation-Ammunition Container Boxes http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/transport/milan_box/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/transport/milan_box/ Milan Box Corporation has manufactured boxes and crates since 1927. The company expanded into military ammunition boxes during the Second World War, and now provides wirebound, wooden containers and ... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Navitas to develop second-generation Ultanium 6T battery for military use http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnavitas-to-develop-second-generation-ultanium-6t-battery-for-military-use-4414424 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnavitas-to-develop-second-generation-ultanium-6t-battery-for-military-use-4414424 Navitas Systems has been awarded a contract to develop a next-generation lithium ion 6T battery system for use in military applications. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT DOLL-Military Transportation Vehicles http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/doll/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/vehicles/doll/ DOLL delivers highly mobile solutions for many military transportation purposes. The DOLL military vehicles are designed to master challenging conditions all around the world. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT