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 MoD selects Babcock as preferred bidder for Defence Support Group http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-selects-babcock-as-preferred-bidder-for-defence-support-group-4445969 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-mod-selects-babcock-as-preferred-bidder-for-defence-support-group-4445969 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected Babcock as the preferred bidder for the acquisition of the Defence Support Group's (DSG) land division. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Commercial crossover makes Aeroscraft military airship dream come true http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurecommercial-crossover-makes-aeroscraft-military-airship-dream-come-true-4429199/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurecommercial-crossover-makes-aeroscraft-military-airship-dream-come-true-4429199/ Worldwide Aeros promises to revolutionise military heavy-lift operations with its massive Aeroscraft cargo airships, and a half-scale demonstration model successfully proved the concept when it left its hangar and conducted a tethered flight last yea… Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT GD and ST Kinetics to develop 40mm airburst ammunition http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgd-and-st-kinetics-agree-to-develop-40mm-air-burst-ammunition-4445964 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgd-and-st-kinetics-agree-to-develop-40mm-air-burst-ammunition-4445964 General Dynamics (GD) has signed a strategic agreement with Advanced Material Engineering (AME), a subsidiary of ST Kinetics, to manufacture 40mm high-velocity airburst ammunition for the US military. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Pakistan signs bilateral defence cooperation agreement with Russia http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-signs-bilateral-defence-cooperation-agreement-with-russia-4446893 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newspakistan-signs-bilateral-defence-cooperation-agreement-with-russia-4446893 Pakistan has signed a bilateral cooperation agreement with Russia to improve military relations. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Canadian military orders Falcon III tactical radios from Harris http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-military-orders-falcon-iii-tactical-radios-from-harris-4444583 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-military-orders-falcon-iii-tactical-radios-from-harris-4444583 Harris has received a contract to supply Falcon III tactical radios systems to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Nato member states complete Exercise Iron Sword 2014 in Lithuania http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnato-member-states-complete-exercise-iron-sword-2014-in-lithuania-4444581 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnato-member-states-complete-exercise-iron-sword-2014-in-lithuania-4444581 Military personnel from nine Nato member countries have completed an inaugural multinational combined-arms exercise at the General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area in Lithuania. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT US military completes limited-user testing of Oshkosh's JLTV solution http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-military-completes-limited-user-testing-of-oshkoshs-jltv-solution-4445500 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-military-completes-limited-user-testing-of-oshkoshs-jltv-solution-4445500 The US Army and the US Marine Corps have successfully completed limited-user testing (LUT) on Oshkosh Defense's light-combat tactical all-terrain vehicle (L-ATV). Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Red Star Forwarding Video http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/red-star-forwarding-logistics/3899465714001.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/red-star-forwarding-logistics/3899465714001.html Expert freight and logistics service provider of explosive, ammunition, arms, weapon systems, armoured vehicles and military equipment to the defence and security industry. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:46:00 GMT Red Star Forwarding Obtains ISO 9001 Certificate http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/red-star-forwarding-logistics/pressred-star-9001-certificate.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/logistics/red-star-forwarding-logistics/pressred-star-9001-certificate.html Red Star Forwarding has obtained the ISO 9001 certificate. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:53:00 GMT Sikorsky S-97 Raider Light Tactical Helicopter http://www.army-technology.com/projects/sikorsky-s-97-raider-light-tactical-helicopter/ http://www.army-technology.com/projects/sikorsky-s-97-raider-light-tactical-helicopter/ The S-97 Raider is a light tactical helicopter being developed by Sikorsky to demonstrate the capabilities of the company’s X2 Technology. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT Renice Technology -Industrial and Military Solid State Drive and Storage Memory Cards http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/renice-technology/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/data_recording/renice-technology/ Renice Technology develops and manufactures solid state storage solutions with high-performance and reliability. The firm designs and manufactures 2.5 inch SATAII, SATAIII, 2.5 inch PATA IDE, 1.8 inch microSATA, mSATA, half slim, compact flash car… Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:06:00 GMT Boeing wins ADF helicopter aircrew training system contract http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboeing-wins-adf-helicopter-aircrew-training-system-contract-4442954 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsboeing-wins-adf-helicopter-aircrew-training-system-contract-4442954 Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) has been awarded a contract to train helicopter pilots from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) over the next 25 years. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Thailand's Third Army grounds Bell helicopter fleet after crash http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsthailands-3rd-army-grounds-bell-helicopter-fleet-after-crash-4444043 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsthailands-3rd-army-grounds-bell-helicopter-fleet-after-crash-4444043 The Royal Thai Army's (RTA) Third Army Region has grounded its fleet of eight Bell helicopters, following a fatal crash involving one of its rotorcraft in northern Thailand. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK to deploy armoured vehicles and observers for OSCE Ukraine mission http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-deploy-armoured-vehicles-and-observers-for-osce-ukraine-mission-4444062 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-deploy-armoured-vehicles-and-observers-for-osce-ukraine-mission-4444062 The UK Government is deploying monitors and armoured vehicles in support of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) special mission in Ukraine. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Falling cats and tumbling athletes inspire search and rescue robots http://www.army-technology.com/videos/3897023056001.html http://www.army-technology.com/videos/3897023056001.html Falling cats and tumbling athletes inspire search and rescue robots Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:53:00 GMT Australia awards CH-47F facilities construction contract to Lend Lease http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-awards-ch-47f-facilities-construction-contract-to-lend-lease-4441503 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-awards-ch-47f-facilities-construction-contract-to-lend-lease-4441503 Lend Lease has been awarded a contract for the construction of facilities to support the Australian Army's new CH-47 Chinook multimission helicopters. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Women to be given go-ahead for British Army combat roles http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurewomen-to-be-given-go-ahead-for-british-army-combat-roles-4442799/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featurewomen-to-be-given-go-ahead-for-british-army-combat-roles-4442799/ The British Army could soon relax its rules preventing women joining elite frontline units like the Parachute Regiment or the legendary Special Air Service (SAS). That’s according to a recent report by the Sunday Times, which says a decision on lifti… Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT GDLS-C to equip Canadian LAV IIIs with new surveillance system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgdls-c-to-equip-canadian-lav-iiis-with-new-surveillance-system-4441484 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgdls-c-to-equip-canadian-lav-iiis-with-new-surveillance-system-4441484 General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-C) has been awarded a contract to supply an enhanced surveillance suite for the Canadian Army's upgraded light-armoured vehicle III (LAV III) fleet. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sensonor Gyro Hodule has been Selected for the SIMBAD RC System http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/sensonor/presssensonor-gyro-hodule-has-been-selected-for-the-simbad-rc-system.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/electronic/sensonor/presssensonor-gyro-hodule-has-been-selected-for-the-simbad-rc-system.html The STIM210 will support systems stabilisation to mitigate effects of wave motion for a 'remote controlled' variant of the SIMBAD twin launcher system, equipped with two ready-to-fire mistral missiles. The system has been developed by MBDA service… Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT BAE submits proposal for US Army's CIRCM programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-submits-proposal-for-us-armys-circm-programme-4442481 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-submits-proposal-for-us-armys-circm-programme-4442481 BAE Systems has submitted its proposal for the US Army's next-generation common infrared countermeasure (CIRCM) programme. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT