We at Global Defence Technology have been covering Oshkosh Defense’s Light Combat Tactical...
US Army soldiers test low-cost parachute system in Kuwait
US Army soldiers and US Marine Corps teamed up to test low-cost parachute system in the Udairi Training Grounds drop zone at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
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Norway to procure Heckler & Koch HK416 assault rifles
The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency has awarded a contract to German defence manufacturing company Heckler & Koch for the delivery of HK416 assault rifle sets.
Taking the Oshkosh JLTV for a ride at DVD2018
We at Global Defence Technology have been covering Oshkosh Defense’s Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV) since it was first showcased as a demonstrator model. When the company offered press rides on the vehicle, which is now in production, for the first time at Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) 2018 at Millbrook Proving Ground in September, Berenice Baker was first in the queue.
Indian Army’s bulletproof jackets set to be delivered
India Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre has said that the Indian Army is expecting the delivery of its bulletproof jackets (BPJs).
Follow my robot: teaching autonomous team mates by example
Soldiers are highly trained before being deployed, but unexpected situations sometimes arise and individuals need to learn new skills from team mates, often while on operation. New research by military and academic partners asks whether autonomous robots could learn to navigate in unfamiliar terrain in the same way as humans – by demonstration.
Conference sets safety at top of defence agenda
Members of the defence community gathered at the recent Defence Safety Conference in London, held with the support of the UK Defence Safety Authority (DSA). At the event, DSA director general Lieutenant General Richard Felton explained how DSA drives continuous safety improvement to reduce avoidable deaths and injuries while maintaining defence capability.
Slitherine’s Command: the wargame transforming operational simulation
Video game developer Slitherine is well known in the gaming community for its expansive stable of strategy and war titles. The professional edition of its commercial Command operation-level military simulation game is winning a new global audience of military and defence industry customers.
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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