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US Army awards rapid prototyping and technology insertion contract to Battelle
21 August 2014 Battelle has received a rapid prototyping and technology insertion (RPTI) task order from the US...

DARPA plans development of new armour technologies for ground vehicles
21 August 2014 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...

Abbott and US DoD to develop portable blood tests for TBI evaluation
21 August 2014 Abbott (ABT) has partnered with the US Department of Defense (DoD) to develop portable blood tests for the evaluation of potential...

US considers deployment of additional advisers to Iraq
21 August 2014 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...

Australian Defence Forces orders SOV-Cdo vehicles from Supacat
20 August 2014 Supacat has been awarded a contract for the delivery of special operations vehicles - commando (SOV-Cdo) to the Australian Defence Forces...

Canadian soldiers participate in Exercise Stalwart Guardian 2014
20 August 2014 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,...

Lockheed and US Army demonstrate K-Max and SMSS cooperation
20 August 2014 Lockheed Martin has successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration at Fort Benning in Georgia,...

Rheinmetall to supply ammunition for Greek Army’s Leopard 2 tanks
19 August 2014 Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract for the delivery of several thousand large-calibre ammunition rounds to the Hellenic Armed...

Northrop selected for US Army UH-60L helicopter cockpit upgrade
19 August 2014 Redstone Defense Systems has selected Northrop Grumman to upgrade the US Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter...

TCS to supply 3T systems equipment to US Army
18 August 2014 TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) has been awarded a contract to deliver tactical transportable troposcatter (3T) system equipment and sustainment to the US...

US and South Korean militaries start Exercise Ulchi Freedom-Guardian
18 August 2014 The US and South Korean militaries have started the annual, joint-staff exercise code-named Exercise Ulchi Freedom-Guardian (UFG), in Seoul, South...

US to continue Russian Mi-17 helicopter purchase despite Congress protests
18 August 2014 The US Department of Defense (DoD) is reportedly planning to continue the acquisition of Russian helicopters for the Afghan military, despite protests from the US...

UK prepared to supply weapons to Kurdish forces in Iraq
15 August 2014 The UK Government has announced that it is prepared to supply weapons directly to the Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in northern...

US Army develops synthetic bones for shock wave defence material testing
15 August 2014 US Army scientists are developing synthetic cranial bones to investigate new head protection material that can lessen blast wave effects on the...

GD PRC-155 radios make long-distance transmission using MUOS satellites
15 August 2014 General Dynamics (GD) C4 Systems’ AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios have demonstrated their ability to successfully close a communications gap between two talk groups located 2,000m...

US Army selects Sikorsky-Boeing team for JMR TD Phase I programme
14 August 2014 The US Army Aviation Technology Directorate (AATD) has selected the Sikorsky Aircraft and Boeing team to build a helicopter for the joint, multirole technology demonstrator (JMR TD) Phase I...

France approves weapons shipment to Kurdish fighters
14 August 2014 The French Government has agreed to supply weapons to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in northern...

D3O Lab secures US Army funding to test shock-absorbing helmet system
14 August 2014 D3O Lab has received funding from the US Army's Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier for the evaluation of prototype shock-absorbing helmet system...

UK threatens to stop arms exports to Israel over Gaza crisis
13 August 2014 The UK Government has threatened to suspend 12 military equipment export licences to Israel if the country resumes fighting in the Gaza...

Cubic to continue support for US Army’s KBSC
13 August 2014 Cubic Applications has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to support the US Army’s Korea Battle Simulation Centre...

US sends additional military advisers to Iraq for humanitarian aid mission
13 August 2014 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has deployed an additional 130 military advisers to the northern Iraqi city of Erbil, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has...


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