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19 October 2017
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Electro-Optical Imaging, Inc. - High-Performance Automatic Video Trackers and Tracking Systems

Trelleborg - Customised Polymer Solutions for the Defence Industry

Bertin Technologies SA - Biological and Chemical Agent Detection Systems and Other Systems

CST, Copenhagen Sensor Technology A/S - Electro-Optical Solutions for Military Applications

AMA - Military Fuel and Water Handling Systems and Services

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Press Releases

Full Range of HTS-RDS Shelters Feature at Three-Day Tent Expo Event
The complete range from HTS Rapid Deployment Shelters will be on display at the company's world-renowned Tent Expo, Wächtersbach Exhibition Ground, Germany, between 15-18 November.

ARPA Wins 2017 Internationalization Prize
The company from Aragon, Spain, specialised in offering logistic solutions and equipment, has been distinguished by the Spanish Exporters and Investors Club for its level of exportations, which is placed by almost 100%.

WB Unveils New Revolutionary Personal Soldier System U-GATE
During the AUSA Annual Meeting 2017, WB Group, one of the two biggest Polish Defence Groupings, unveiled their new product for dismounted soldiers on the future battlefield.

New Cooling Technology for Open Architecture Systems Becomes Industry Standard for Fixed and Rotary-Wing Aircraft
Recently ratified ANSI / VITA 48.8 air-flow-through cooling standard provides lower weight, reduced-cost approach for embedded systems.

Tens of Thousands of Modern Assault Rifles from Radom go to Polish Army
The latest product of Fabryka Broni 'Łucznik' - Radom Sp. z o.o. has still been on a winning streak. The first lot of more than 53 thousand MSBS (Modular Firearm System) assault rifles will soon go to the Polish Army.

White Papers

Radar Slip Rings and RF Rotary Joints
Cobham Aerospace Communications designs, manufactures and qualifies slip rings and RF rotary joints for tracking and surveillance, AESA, fire control, ATC or meteorological...

Fibre Optic Sensing
This white paper presents the technical basics behind sensing over fibre technologies, its main applications and the cabling solutions...

ARMA 6x6 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle
ARMA is a new-generation, modular, multi-wheel armoured vehicle with superior tactical and technical...

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

NBC-Protective Suit 'ABC-92' with Air Distribution System
The 'ABC-92' is a military one-part NBC-protective suit with air distribution system, manufactured in five...

Features

Global Defence Technology: Issue 80
In this issue: Trends in soldier armour, Palau’s place in US military strategy, trans-Atlantic cooperation on anti-submarine warfare, the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, 3D printing for naval replacement parts, new treatments for PTSD and more

September’s top stories: Northrop / Orbital ATK $9.2bn deal, HAL’s $951.9m ALH order
Northrop Grumman agreed to acquire Orbital ATK in $9.2bn deal, India’s HAL won $951.9m contract to deliver ALHs and BIRN, and OCCRP said that the US spent $2.2bn on Soviet-style arms for Syrian rebels. Army-technology.com wraps up key headlines from September.

Treating PTSD: could new drugs and marijuana hold the key?
The statistics around post-traumatic stress disorder in the military (PTSD) are staggering. Pharmaceuticals may hold the key however and marijuana has been touted as a possible solution. Dr Gareth Evans reports on the latest research.

The story of Palau and its place in US military strategy
An archipelago of just 21,000 inhabitants, Palau has come to have a special place in the strategic plans of the world’s largest economy. We find out why the US places such importance on continued cooperation.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 79
In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns over Trident, naval construction logistics and more.

Projects

KAPLAN MT Modern Medium-Weight Tank
KAPLAN MT is a modern medium-weight tank being developed jointly by FNSS and PT Pindad. The tank is designed to offer high lethality in combination with superior tactical mobility.

RM-70 Vampir Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)
RM-70 Vampir, a multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) developed by Excalibur Army, is an upgraded version of the RM-70 122 MLRS.

Supacat Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (LRV) 600
The Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (LRV) 600 is a new rapid intervention vehicle developed by Supacat to meet the challenging requirements of the special forces.

Arjun Main Battle Tank
The Arjun main battle tank (MBT), named after the warrior prince Arjuna in the Indian epic Mahabharata, was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Army.

Altay Main Battle Tank
Altay is the third generation+ main battle tank (MBT) of the Republic of Turkey. It was indigenously developed under the Milli Tank Üretim Projesi ALTAY (MITÜP ALTAY) programme (Altay National Tank Project).

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