Conventional thinking has long held that when it comes to really big defence...
Are multinational ventures the way forward for mega military projects?
Conventional thinking has long held that when it comes to really big defence projects, procurement, like charity, begins at home. But could working across multinational lines bring rewards?
Indian Government to buy bullet proof jackets for army
The Government of India has signed a major capital procurement contract for the purchase of 186,138 bulletproof jackets for the Indian Army.
Regenerative medicine on the battlefield
Huge leaps in battlefield medicine have resulted in far more lives saved, but on the flip-side many more soldiers are returning home with life-changing disabilities. The US Army’s specialist Tissue Injury and Regenerative Medicine Project Management Office is working on the next tranche of breakthrough; the ability to regenerate body parts.
Is the US military machine losing its innovation edge to China?
America has far outstripped its rivals when it comes to defence innovation, but there are signs that this seems to be slowing and could possibly be in danger of stalling altogether, a situation that could open the door to China.
US Army places orders for vision goggles and thermal weapon sights
The US Army has awarded two new orders with a total value of $97m for the delivery of new night vision goggles and thermal weapon sights.
Omnetics Space Grade Connectors
To make life easier for the design engineer, Omnetics Connector Corporation has released its own set of standard space grade Bi-Lobes. These MIL-DTL-32139 Nano-miniature connectors are approved for space programs and inspected per EEE-INST-002.
HF and VHF Rapid Field Deployment Systems
Barrett Communications has developed the Rapid Field Deployment System (RFDS), which provides an easily deployable, simple to operate and very flexible high frequency (HF) or very high frequency (VHF) communications systems mounted in a single transit case.
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