In this issue: The US Army’s electronic warfare programme, the future of communications...
- The electronic warfare arms race: new issue of Global Defence Technology
- Battelle wins DARPA contract for injectable brain control technology
- Royal Engineers trial new bridges for army rescue and assault missions
- US Army trials exoskeletons for military use
- Measuring Biological Aptitude: enhancing soldier “biological awareness”
The electronic warfare arms race: new issue of Global Defence Technology
In this issue: The US Army’s electronic warfare programme, the future of communications in the field, new rifle techology, how to take down malicious drones, and more.
Battelle wins DARPA contract for injectable brain control technology
A team led by US science and technology development firm Battelle has won a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for its next-generation non-surgical neurotechnology (N3) programme, aimed at developing bi-directional brain control technology interfaces for able-bodied service members.
Visible Assets to supply automatic weapons to Estonian Defense Forces
Visible Assets and its partner Lewis Machine & Tool Visible (LMT) have secured a contract to supply an initial 16,000 automatic weapons to the Estonian Defense Forces (EDF).
Royal Engineers trial new bridges for army rescue and assault missions
The UK Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU) has carried out military trials of a new bridging concept that will facilitate rescue and assault missions.
Dynetics wins $130m contract to build US Army weapon system
Dynetics and its partners have secured a $130m contract to build and test the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command's (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) programme.
US Army trials exoskeletons for military use
The US Army has been exploring commercial exoskeleton technologies for potential military applications, which can be used to support strength and endurance and protect soldiers from strain injury. What are the US Army Soldier Center’s requirements and which companies are leading the research and development in exoskeleton designs?
Measuring Biological Aptitude: enhancing soldier “biological awareness”
For militaries around the world, an ongoing problem continues to be the ability to recruit the right number of highly qualified candidates for specialist roles. Now, the US military is funding research efforts that will give greater insights into the human body - and the underlying biological processes - that could allow more soldiers to better prepare for specialist roles and to achieve new levels of physical performance on the battlefield.
Military camouflage technology: countering thermal imaging
Recent research in US military camouflage technology has been looking at how to avoid detection from high-end thermal imaging – described as an emerging threat to the US. What are the latest camouflage systems that the US and Russia are developing and how can they help soldiers to avoid detection?
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