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- Global Defence Technology: Issue 92
- UTC Aerospace unveils LBPS for CH-47 Chinook cargo loading system
- L3 wins $454m contract to supply ISR systems for US Army’s Shadow UAV
- US Army and GA-ASI complete FOT&E for MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle ER UAS
- How autonomous delivery drones could revolutionise military logistics
Poland’s military university to use Saab BT46 to upgrade GAMER system
The General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military University of Land Forces (AWL) in Poland has placed an order with Saab for the expansion of its fully instrumented GAMER laser-based training system (LSS).
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.
UTC Aerospace unveils LBPS for CH-47 Chinook cargo loading system
UTC Aerospace Systems has unveiled a new lightweight ballistic protection system (LBPS) for the CH-47 Chinook cargo system.
L3 wins $454m contract to supply ISR systems for US Army’s Shadow UAV
The US Army has awarded a contract worth $454m to aerospace and defence company L3 Technologies for the delivery of modernised intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) sensor systems.
US Army and GA-ASI complete FOT&E for MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle ER UAS
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), in partnership with the US Army, has successfully concluded a follow-on operational test and evaluation (FOT&E) for its MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range (ER) aircraft.
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.
How autonomous delivery drones could revolutionise military logistics
The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is working with other government agencies to develop drones and unmanned ground robots with autonomous ‘deliver to order’ capability for frontline military logistics support. Julian Turner analyses the tech of the future.
Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider prototype helicopter exceeds 200kt
The S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has exceeded 200kt during its flight test demonstration at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center.
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