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Press Releases

Savox to Exhibit at IDEX 2017
Savox Communications will be exhibiting at this year's International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) between 19-23 February.

Ammo Theft Leads to Unique Security Challenges
The robust construction of the Armag magazine provided the required physical security, while the two compartment storage areas provides independent access to each military's ammunition.

SmartPlanes Announces Delivery of Drones to US Army Corps of Engineers
After presentations held with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), SmartPlanes has received orders for its fixed wing Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Freya, equipped with multiple sensors.

IDE: Implementation of NATO Exercises Execution System
Τhe delivery from INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE) to NATO Missile Firing Installation (NAMFI) of the Enhanced Control and Display System (ECDS) was successfully completed in mid-December 2016, a project awarded to IDE after an international tender.

OVL Exhibiting with UAE Partner at IDEX 2017
OVL is co-exhibiting with its distinguished UAE partner TRUST INTERNATIONAL GROUP at IDEX 2017, between 19-23 February in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

White Papers

Tecimer Mobile Solar RO Water Purification Unit
The Tecimer mobile solar RO water purification unit harnesses the sun's solar energy to produce approximately 300L/hr of potable water, without requiring any outsource power...

3M Personal Safety Division: Military Applications
3M, a world leader in safety and protective equipment, is proud to have the PELTOR™ brand range as part of its product...

Acoustical Scoring Technology
Despite living in an age of budgetary austerity, technological advancement is providing critical assistance on the battlefield....

Hammar Product Brochure
Hammar defence products are modified according to the customer's wants and needs, to ensure he is always prepared and ready to take care of the assignments that come his...

Solutions in Air Conditioning
Since our foundation in 1997 until now, we are one of the most important companies dealing with installation, service and repairing of cooling units, heating and air conditioning....

Features

One Atlas: the worlds most advanced satellite imagery library
Airbus Defence and Space is targeting the defence, intelligence and security community with a new satellite image library offering constantly updated imagery at high resolution.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 71
Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and more.

The next generation of wearable sensors for frontline troops
The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, together with industry partners Roke Manor Research, QinetiQ and Systems Engineering and Assessment, has developed dismounted close combat sensors which enable GPS-free navigation, automatic threat detection and information sharing for frontline troops. With successful demonstrations of the sensor technology completed in September, Claire Apthorp finds out how the system keeps pace with the challenges of conflict in urban areas.

2016: The year's biggest Army Technology stories
Obama unveiled new executive action to reduce gun violence, Australia planned to invest $195bn in military acquisition, and the US Department of Defense (DoD) approved the landmark decision to open all US military combat positions for women. Army-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2016.

What does the future hold for tanks?
Having been a mainstay of modern militaries for so long, will the tank continue to play a role on tomorrow’s battlefields? And if it does, how will tanks and armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) need to change to meet the challenges of future warfare?

Projects

Minirex Tactical Robot
The minirex lightweight tactical robot is developed by Lobaev Robotics, which is owned by Russian weapons manufacturer KB Integrated Systems.

Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV)
The Singapore Army commissioned Belrex Protected Combat Support Vehicles (PCSV) in November 2016. The vehicles are expected to replace 5t trucks and Mercedes Benz MB290 armoured vehicles operated by the Singapore Army.

KrAZ-Hulk Armoured Off-Road Vehicle
KrAZ-Hulk is a multi-role armoured, off-road, mine-resistant ambush protected (MRАP) vehicle developed by KrAZ, a trucks and special-purpose vehicles manufacturer based in Ukraine.

Umkhonto Ground-Based Launcher System
Umkhonto ground-based launcher (GBL) is a mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) vertical launching system being developed by Denel Dynamics primarily for the South African Army's ground-based air defence system (GBADS) requirement.

PRP-4A Argus Artillery Reconnaissance Vehicle
PRP-4A Argus is a new armoured vehicle designed to provide reconnaissance and observation for artillery units. The vehicle is produced by Rubtsovsk Machine Building Plant, a part of Russian company Uralvagonzavod.

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