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 24-Hour Target and Laser Acquisition System (TLAS24) http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/acquisition-system-tlas24/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/electrical/acquisition-system-tlas24/ The TLAS24 has been developed to enhance practice range equipment. The system allows the range officer to actually see if the aircrew have painted the correct target when using their laser designator, thus enabling a more detailed debrief on the exer… Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:46:00 GMT US Army awards rapid prototyping and technology insertion contract to Battelle http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-awards-rapid-prototyping-and-technology-insertion-contract-to-battelle-4349068 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-awards-rapid-prototyping-and-technology-insertion-contract-to-battelle-4349068 Battelle has received a rapid prototyping and technology insertion (RPTI) task order from the US Army. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT DARPA plans development of new armour technologies for ground vehicles http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-plans-development-of-new-armour-technologies-for-ground-vehicles-4349131 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-plans-development-of-new-armour-technologies-for-ground-vehicles-4349131 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a new programme for the development of new ground-vehicle technologies, which would increase mobility, effectiveness and survivability of future armoured fighting vehicles. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Abbott and US DoD to develop portable blood tests for TBI evaluation http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsabbott-and-us-dod-to-develop-portable-blood-tests-for-tbi-evaluation-4349062 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsabbott-and-us-dod-to-develop-portable-blood-tests-for-tbi-evaluation-4349062 Abbott (ABT) has partnered with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to develop portable blood tests for the evaluation of potential concussions. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Super bainite steel – perfection in impenetrability http://www.army-technology.com/features/featuresuper-bainite-steel-perfection-in-impenetrability-4346392/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featuresuper-bainite-steel-perfection-in-impenetrability-4346392/ While ceramics, smart materials and additive manufacturing have dominated recent military material innovation headlines, metal alloys have been quietly evolving to deliver unprecedented new protective properties. A new form of steel alloy called supe… Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT US considers deployment of additional advisers to Iraq http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-considers-deployment-of-additional-advisers-to-iraq-4349117 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-considers-deployment-of-additional-advisers-to-iraq-4349117 The US Department of Defense (DoD) is reportedly considering sending additional military advisers to Iraq to help bolster security at US diplomatic facilities in the country. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Applications for HAWK XTS & SEARCHER-2500 Non Linear Junction Detector http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/camouflage/applications-hawk/ http://www.army-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/camouflage/applications-hawk/ The HAWK XTS is lightweight, utilizes modern technology shaped to allow easy handling; single-body design containing transceiver, antenna and display assembly on a single extendible unit. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:37:00 GMT OVL Attending MSPO in Poland http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/hydraulics/optimum-vehicle-logistics/pressovl-attending-mspo-in-poland.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/hydraulics/optimum-vehicle-logistics/pressovl-attending-mspo-in-poland.html OVL, a wheeled and tracked vehicle parts distributor, will be attending MSPO from 1 -4 September 2014 in Kielce, Poland. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:32:00 GMT Australian Defence Forces orders SOV-Cdo vehicles from Supacat http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-defence-forces-orders-sov-cdo-vehicles-from-supacat-4347488 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-defence-forces-orders-sov-cdo-vehicles-from-supacat-4347488 Supacat has been awarded a contract for the delivery of special operations vehicles - commando (SOV-Cdo) to the Australian Defence Forces (ADF). Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canadian soldiers participate in Exercise Stalwart Guardian 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-soldiers-participate-in-exercise-stalwart-guardian-2014-4347495 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscanadian-soldiers-participate-in-exercise-stalwart-guardian-2014-4347495 The Canadian Armed Forces are participating in a multinational training exercise, code-named Exercise Stalwart Guardian 2014 (Ex SG14), in the Niagara Peninsula in Southern Ontario, Canada. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed and US Army demonstrate K-Max and SMSS cooperation http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-and-us-army-demonstrate-k-max-and-smss-cooperation-4347526 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-and-us-army-demonstrate-k-max-and-smss-cooperation-4347526 Lockheed Martin has successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration at Fort Benning in Georgia, US. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Unleash the tether: reducing the US military’s thirst for foreign oil http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureunleash-the-tether-reducing-the-us-militarys-thirst-for-foreign-oil-4346558/ http://www.army-technology.com/features/featureunleash-the-tether-reducing-the-us-militarys-thirst-for-foreign-oil-4346558/ From frigates run on bio-fuels to huge solar farms powering military bases, the US military is investing billions in renewable energy initiatives. Hundreds of projects are currently underway, both at home and abroad, which will drastically reduce the… Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rapid Assault Tools-Forced Entry Tools and Training Products http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/personal/rapid-assault-tools/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/personal/rapid-assault-tools/ Rapid Assault Tools (RATOOLS®) is a manufacturer of forced entry tools and training products. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:29:00 GMT TSS to Attend Security Essen 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/tracks/tss2/presstss-to-attend-essen-2014.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/tracks/tss2/presstss-to-attend-essen-2014.html From 23 - 26 September, TSS International will once again be showcasing its armoured mobility solutions at Security Essen 2014. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:21:00 GMT AR Modular RF Announces the KAW2100 Amplifier Selected as the Top Choice for Accelerator Low Level RF Driver Amplifiers http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/armodularrf/pressar-modular-announces-amplifier-selected-top-choice.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/navigation/armodularrf/pressar-modular-announces-amplifier-selected-top-choice.html AR Modular RF, a world-class manufacturer and solution provider of RF amplifiers, systems and modules, has been awarded a repeat order into the most prestigious National Accelerator Laboratories. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:14:00 GMT Rheinmetall to supply ammunition for Greek Army’s Leopard 2 tanks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-to-supply-ammunition-for-greek-armys-leopard-2-tanks-4346270 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-to-supply-ammunition-for-greek-armys-leopard-2-tanks-4346270 Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract for the delivery of several thousand large-calibre ammunition rounds to the Hellenic Armed Forces. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Northrop selected for US Army UH-60L helicopter cockpit upgrade http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-selected-for-us-army-uh-60l-helicopter-cockpit-upgrade-4346276 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorthrop-selected-for-us-army-uh-60l-helicopter-cockpit-upgrade-4346276 Redstone Defense Systems has selected Northrop Grumman to upgrade the US Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter fleet. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT HESCO Bastion-Engineered Force Protection http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/infrastructure/hesco/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/infrastructure/hesco/ HESCO Bastion has been manufacturing force protection products since 1990. Its most successful product, the Concertainer unit, has been acknowledged as the most significant development in field forti... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:32:00 GMT FN Herstal to Attend AAD 2014 http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-to-attend-aad-2014.html http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/machine_guns/fnherstal/pressfn-herstal-to-attend-aad-2014.html FN Herstal will attend the 2014 Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) trade, exhibition and air show event in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17 to 21 September. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:27:00 GMT Milfoam-The Complete Gun Barrel Cleaning System http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/artillery/milfoam/ http://www.army-technology.com/contractors/artillery/milfoam/ Milfoam Ltd. is a Finnish company specialised in barrel cleaning solutions. Milfoam products have been supplied to the Finnish Defence Forces and many other end users worldwide. Milfoam provides a co... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT