In this issue: The future of air combat training, a look inside multi-domain...
Defence Manufacturing Services
Pearson Engineering offers sub-contract full vehicle assembly, integration and test services for tracked, wheeled, light, medium and heavy armoured vehicles, based at the site of manufacture for the current British Army heavy armoured fleet.
September’s top news stories
DARPA to invest $2bn to accelerate the third wave of AI programmes, Poland to acquire Patriot system under the US Army’s $1.5bn FMS contract and the US reportedly cancelled $300m in military aid to Pakistan. Army-Technology.com wraps up the key news stories from September 2018.
Heavy Tracked Vehicles
The High Lift Adaptor (HLA) is a special-to-role equipment common interface system that provides better approach angles for heavy-weight combat vehicles and enables hydraulic connection and release.
August’s top news stories
US President Trump signed a Fiscal 2019 $717bn NDAA to strengthen the readiness of the country’s armed forces, Rheinmetall won a $2.41bn contract to deliver Boxer CRVs to Australia and a $3.9bn contract was awarded to General Dynamics (GD) Missions Systems for the CHS-5 programme. Army-Technology.com wraps up the key stories from August.
The cyber Cold War: Russian and US security systems draw new lines on the map
Building robust cybersecurity systems from scratch is expensive and laborious while off-the-shelf solutions tend to be Russian or American. If a country doesn't have the means to develop its own protocols and has to pick a side for its systems provider, could a new cyber Cold War emerge? Julian Turner reports.
All clear: the onset of see-through armour
Sensor expert Hensoldt recently unveiled its new Local Situational Awareness System (LSAS) for wheeled and tracked armoured vehicles. It is designed to avoid the weaknesses caused by armour reducing lines of sight and instead adds a suite of optics allowing for full awareness of surroundings. Elliot Gardner spoke to Hensoldt to hear more about the ‘see-through tank.’
NATO’s Locked Shield Exercise: a cybersecurity success?
With the cyber domain playing host to increased hostilities, being ready for large and small-scale attacks has rarely been more crucial. NATO’s Locked Shield exercise is one way of ensuring IT infrastructure is always ready, as Andrew Tunnicliffe reports.
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