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20 August 2017
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Press Releases

Hiab Organises Challenge to Develop New Intelligent Load Handling Solutions
Hiab, part of Cargotec, is organising an open innovation challenge in its Test and Innovation Center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, on 5-7 September.

Barrett Communications Launches Advanced 4075 High-Power HF transmitter
Barrett Communications have announced the release of their latest product, the advanced Barrett 4075 High-Power High-Frequency (HF) transmitter.

CNIM and Bertin Technologies to Attend DSEI 2017
CNIM and Bertin Technologies will be attending this year's Defence and Security Equipment Industry (DSEI) event to showcase their defence and security industrial equipment range.

TACO Exhibiting at DSEI 2017
TACO Antenna will be exhibiting in Booth #N4-124 at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 between 12-15 September.

TSS BPX Runflat
Armour Mobility Specialist TSS International BV has been further developing its products for heavily armoured security vehicles.

White Papers

LED Tail-Lights - Are you Aware of the Risks?
If you wouldn’t mess with your computer motherboard, why would you consider adding LED tail lights to a new light commercial...

Gas Engines Product Portfolio
With more than 30 years of experience in developing, manufacturing and testing 2-stroke engines, 3W has designed and patented the newest generation of gas engines for the unmanned aerial...

Advances in Global Aviation Security
The North American and global aviation community are beginning to prepare for sweeping changes as the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is implementing enhanced security measures for...

Surrogate Projectile: 30mm x 165mm AP-T
This test item is an accurate copy of the penetrating core from the Soviet 30mm x 165mm AP-T projectile (as per STANAG 4569 / AEP-55 Vol 1 ed2 level 6a)....

BISALLOY® Armour Plate Steel
Since 1980, Bisalloy has proudly been Australia's only manufacturer of quenched and tempered steel plate used for armour, structural and wear-resistant steel applications and has established...

Features

Inside the Dutch military superstructure
After a decade of stagnation, the Dutch defence budget is now set to rise, with spending forecast to grow by around US$1.3 billion over the next four years. Driven by the needs of modernisation, NATO commitments and the increasingly complex global security picture, the investment will undoubtedly help bolster capability, but it has also re-ignited a simmering debate over the country’s future as a military power.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 78
In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’, the future of littoral warfare and more.

July’s top stories: Poland, Romania seek Patriot system, $3.8bn Black Hawk deal
Poland signed a memorandum to purchase the latest Patriot missile system from the US Government and Sikorsky secured a $3.8bn contract to manufacture H-60 Black Hawk helicopters for the US Army. Army-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July.

New rules for space warfare
An international coalition of lawyers is set to draft a manual setting out the legalities of warfare in outer space, including guidance on issues such as the legality of attacking satellites, firing lasers and what constitutes a space war crime. To find out more, Claire Apthorp spoke to lawyers working on the project from the University of Exeter’s Law School.

Inside QinetiQ’s revolutionary hub drive for armoured vehicles
A novel electric drive technology from QinetiQ could usher in a fundamental shift in the way armoured vehicles are built in future.

Projects

T-72 AMT Main Battle Tank
T-72 AMT, an upgraded version of the T-72A main battle tank (MBT), was developed at the Kiev Armoured Plant based in Ukraine.

Titan Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)
Titan is a fully modular, hybrid unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) developed jointly by Milrem and QinetiQ North America (QNA).

AMV35 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle
AMV35 is a new combat reconnaissance vehicle (CRV) being offered by BAE Systems Australia, Patria Land Systems and BAE Systems Hägglunds for the LAND 400 Phase 2 programme, which aims to replace the Australian Army’s ageing fleet of Australian Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV).

Carl-Gustaf M4 Multi-Role Weapon System
Carl-Gustaf M4 (CGM4) is a man-portable, shoulder-launched weapon system designed and developed by Swedish defence and security firm Saab to meet a wide range of modern combat needs of infantry forces.

PARS 8x8 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle
The PARS III 8x8 range of wheeled armoured combat vehicles is being produced by FNSS Savunma Sistemleri to meet the modern military operational requirements.

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