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28 May 2017
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Press Releases

3W-International Presents 3W-180 SRE Hybrid Wankel
The world first will be presented for the first time to the specialist audience at the XPONENTIAL Trade Fair taking place in Dallas, Texas, in May. Therefore, the German engine manufacturer is expanding its range of drive products for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by a further engine sector.

FN Herstal to Exhibit at IDET 2017
FN Herstal and subsidiary FN America will be exhibiting at this year's International Exhibition of Defence & Security Technologies (IDET) at the Brno Exhibition Centre in Brno, Czech Republic, between 31 May - 2 June.

HF Radio Assisting Disaster Relief in Peru
In Peru, a country regularly effected by severe flooding, landslides and other natural disasters, a community of similar four-wheel drive enthusiasts, with a heart to serve those impacted by natural disasters, have come together to support aid agency efforts in remote regions throughout the country.

IDE Awarded Eighth Supplier Excellence Award by Raytheon
INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE), the leading Greek electronics and communications systems manufacturer in the defence and security area, honoured with a significant performance award from Raytheon at the company's annual awards conference on 2 May in Boston, MA, US.

New T1265 TCXO Offers Excellent Phase Noise Performance for Communications and Instrumentation Apps
Greenray Industries has announced the availability of the T1265 Series TCXO.

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...

Harrier Cross-Platform Military Messaging on Android
Isode has introduced Harrier, a military messaging client on Android, which is on beta...

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...

Conduction Cooled AC Input Power Supply Module to VITA 62
Elma Electronic UK have designed a conduction cooled power supply module to meet the requirements of VITA 62 for use in harsh environments with an AC input supply....

Features

Breaking in: UK MoD procurement and SMEs
Mention “military procurement” and in the main it tends to be multi-million pound acquisition programmes and major international defence contractors that spring instantly to mind, rather than the openings that exist within all of that for smaller companies.

Moving ahead in the virtual battlespace
‘Wargames’ have taken on a whole new meaning with the advent of realistic simulation technology, as the British army, like an increasing number of the world’s armed forces, has embraced the benefits of training on a virtual battlefield.

Global Defence Technology: Issue 75
In this issue: The race for satellite servicing robots in the US, Finland’s defence upgrades, replacing the Royal Navy’s Harpoon missiles, why NATO must adapt to survive, and more.

Finland’s defence in focus
Finland’s defence capability faces what the government has described as “an exceptional situation” in the 2020s, as the main core systems of both the country’s air force and army need to be phased out.

April’s top stories: Egypt’s Coptic church attacks, US THAAD in South Korea
The Egyptian Government has declared a three-month state of emergency following two ISIS-claimed explosions at Coptic churches on Palm Sunday and the US has started moving THAAD equipment to the South Korean site. Army-technology.com wraps up key headlines from April.

Projects

Kaplan-30 Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NGAFV)
Turkish vehicle manufacturer FNSS Savunma Sistemleri unveiled the new Kaplan-30 next-generation armoured fighting vehicle (NGAFV) in May 2017.

Oshkosh MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) Assault
The mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP), all-terrain vehicle (M-ATV) Assault is a new member of the combat-proven M-ATV family of vehicles produced by Oshkosh Defense to meet the challenging requirements of the armed forces in hostile environments.

Jaguar Armoured Reconnaissance and Combat Vehicle
The Jaguar 6x6 armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle (EBRC) is being developed by a consortium of Nexter Systems, Thales, and Renault Trucks Defense, primarily for the French Army.

KORKUT Self Propelled Air Defence Gun System
KORKUT is a self-propelled air-defence gun system developed by ASELSAN in collaboration with FNSS Savunma Sistemleri (FNSS), for the Turkish Land Forces.

Griffon Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle (VBMR)
The new-generation Griffon 6x6 multi-role armoured vehicles (VBMR) are being acquired by the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) to replace the ageing fleet of Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé (VAB) 4x4 armoured personnel carriers, which have been operational with the French Army since 1976.

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