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26 February 2017
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Press Releases

HESCO® Barriers to be Manufactured in UAE
HESCO Group recently entered the Tawazun Economic Agreement / UAE Offset programme and later this year will open their first manufacturing facility within the UAE and, as part of their long-term commitment to the region, will be providing employment opportunities to UAE military veterans.

Myriad Technologies Presents at MilCIS for Fourth Consecutive Year
Myriad Technologies presented at the 2016 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS) for the fourth consecutive year, speaking on secure replication across domains, using SharePoint over great distances, and the benefits of Nintex.

Sharing Radio Communications with the Next Generation
In May 2016 Barrett Communications supplied the Rainbow Radio League (RRL), a not-for-profit organisation in St Vincent and the Grenadines, with high-frequency (HF) and very high-frequency (VHF) radio communications equipment. Since this time they have been working to install the donated equipment at key locations among the country’s islands.

Emirates Defense Industries Company Unveils Barij Munitions
Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC) the region's premier integrated national defence services and manufacturing platform has announced a custom company specialising in providing world-class ammunition products and services called Barij Munitions.

Aircraft Shelters Fly Into Action at RAF Coningsby Typhoon Trial ‘BUZZARD’S NEST’
Rubb Military aircraft shelters played a pivotal role in the environmental trial of Typhoon aircraft at RAF Coningsby, UK.

White Papers

Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System
The opponent side using rockets, artillery and mortar (RAM) in asymmetric warfare is highly mobile and very difficult to identify and to distinguish. The Oerlikon Skyshield® MOOTW / C-RAM System...

Excellence in Connectivity Solutions
With extreme environmental changes and load factors up to 10g, electrical and electronic systems for aircraft require cables and connectors of superior quality....

Rapid Deployment Shelters
Rapid Deployment Shelters (RDS) are designed to fulfil multiple functions including: accommodation, catering (mess) tents, equipment storage, operational offices, maintenance workshops and...

The Future of Global Supply Chain Security
Container cargo security, in-transit visibility, continuous chain of custody - what do these have in common? The answer is a need for wired or 'smart' containers, according to logistics...

Military Product Brochure
UK-based Rola-Trac produces temporary hard flooring for shelter systems and walkways, and heavy duty matting systems for aircraft facilities and...

Features

US defence under Trump: what can we expect?
America’s 2016 presidential election will be remembered for many things, but perhaps none more bizarre than for propelling ‘post-truth’ into the general lexicon and firmly anointing it as the word of the year. The campaign circus is now all behind us, so looking beyond the ‘fake news’ and the ‘alternate facts’, where does US defence stand, and what can the world expect from America’s new Commander in Chief?

The critical importance of NATO communications
NATO’s Polycom technology provides command and control capability for meetings, international communication and operational mission collaboration across NATO’s highly protected restricted network. Claire Apthorp sat down with the head of the NATO Communications and Information Agency to find out how more about how its comms are run.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 72
In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future of UAVs in maritime ISR, closing capability gaps in the Royal Navy, and more.

January’s top stories: Indonesia-Australia relations, US troops in Poland
Indonesia reportedly suspended military cooperation with Australia over 'insulting' training materials and US troops arrived in Poland to enhance the security of the European country. Army-technology.com wraps up key headlines from January.

Explosives detection: the world’s first sniffer drone
The world's first drone-based explosive detection system, SpectroDrone, has been unveiled by Laser Detect Systems in Tel Aviv, Israel. With a flight range of 3km and its ability to identify explosives and other hazardous materials at distance, the integrated laser-based drone platform is pushing the frontiers of drone capabilities. LDS president Eli Venezia discusses SpectroDrone’s advantages and the challenges involved with its development.

Projects

Phantom Tactical Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)
Phantom remotely operated mini tactical unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is developed by SpetsTechnoExport, Ukraine’s state-owned enterprise engaged in armament export / import.

CFB Edmonton
CFB (Canadian Forces Base) Edmonton is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The base includes a group of major instal

Lazar 3 Multi-Role Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Lazar 3 is the latest addition to the Lazar family of 8x8 multi-purpose armoured fighting vehicles designed and manufactured by Serbian state-owned defence company Yugoimport SDPR.

MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée- Medium Range Missile)
MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée - Medium-Range Missile) is a new generation surface attack missile system designed for the French Army.

Komatsu Next-Generation 8x8 Armoured Personnel Carrier
The Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF) received a prototype of the next-generation 8x8 armoured personnel carrier (APC) in January.

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