Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of complete advanced vehicle active protection...
- Northrop Grumman exhibits vehicle APS against anti-tank guided munitions
- Pentagon report raises concerns over China’s advanced military technology
- South Korea boosts defence spending by $242bn to 2023
- Ex-defence chiefs’ Brexit national security warning invokes mixed party responses
- Bomb disposal robots: the new frontier
Northrop Grumman exhibits vehicle APS against anti-tank guided munitions
Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of complete advanced vehicle active protection system (APS) technologies against anti-tank guided munitions.
Pentagon report raises concerns over China’s advanced military technology
The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has released a new report outlining its concerns over China’s growing military power, declaring that China outperforms the US in some areas of defence technology.
South Korea boosts defence spending by $242bn to 2023
According to the defence ministry, South Korean defence spending will increase by an aggregate of KRW270.7tr ($241.9bn) over the next five years to 2023.
US DoD selects Smiths Detection for chemical detector AVCAD
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has chosen Smiths Detection (SDI) as one of the suppliers to develop the next-generation Aerosol and Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (AVCAD).
Ex-defence chiefs’ Brexit national security warning invokes mixed party responses
A former M16 head and an ex-chief of defence staff have warned in a joint letter that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is a threat to national security, and advised Tory MPs to vote against the deal.
Leonardo DRS to provide additional Trophy systems for US Army
Leonardo DRS has received an undefinitised contract action for the delivery of additional Trophy active protection systems for the US Army.
Germany to lead Nato’s very high readiness joint task force
Germany has assumed the responsibility of Nato's very high readiness joint task force (VJTF), which is a joint force consisting of a land component supported by air, maritime and special forces.
US DoD awards FMTV protection kits contract to O’gara
US-based company O'gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring has been awarded a contract to supply protection kits for the US military’s family of medium tactical vehicles (FMTV).
Bomb disposal robots: the new frontier
Bomb disposal robots have been around a long time and the technology has come a long way. One of the latest, Taurus, is piloted with a virtual reality headset giving pilots unprecedented control. From autonomy to battery innovations, what trends are most prevalent in the world of bomb disposal robots?
TITAN: the robot autonomously supplying the front line
Future frontline troops could have supplies and ammunition delivered automatically by a robot before they even realise they're running low without risking lives in logistics missions. QinetiQ is working with industrial and academic partners on the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Last Mile Resupply programme to deliver unmanned ground vehicles and drones powered by AI-driven software and apps.
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