Heavy Laden Troops Max Performance with Motion Assist Systems

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A recent study conducted by the University of Michigan Human Neuromechanics Laboratory suggests that motion assisting exoskeleton utilizing the Knee-Stress Relief Device (K-SRD) can help battle-equipped soldiers to better perform in inclined terrain. K-SRD is part of the FORTIS system, the latest exoskeleton developed by on inclined terrain.

Thales Introduces the F90MBR Modular Assault Rifle

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Thales' F90MBR is a Modular Bullpup Rifle, based on the proven F90, designed to support the modern integrated solider. Photo: Thales

Tactical Augmented Reality to Enhance Warfighter’s Battlefield Perception

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MKU Unveils Body Armor, Helmet with Integrated Support to Wearable Systems

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MUKUT helmet with the multiple accessory connector system (MACS) mounting system. Photo: MKUIndian military equipment manufacturer MKU is introducing at Defexpo a body armor integrated with a health monitoring system that provides effective, lightweight protection and supports the combatants with connectivity

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Raytheon Opens Soldier Works Warrior Integration Center

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Raytheon Opens Soldier Works Warrior Integration Center
April 1, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ga., - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) opened its new Soldier Works facility to improve collaboration with military and industry partners in developing new soldier systems and warfighter technologies.

Located near Fort Benning, Ga., Soldier Works can employ virtual simulation, human factors engineering and network-experimentation capabilities to design, demonstrate and test force modernization solutions.

"Soldier Works provides closer proximity to the soldier, our key military end-user, for demonstration and testing of emerging warfighter systems," said Glynn Raymer, vice president, Raytheon Network Centric Systems Combat Systems. "As we engineer soldier systems, netted ground-vehicle systems and immersive training solutions, we can now do so with greater efficiency and closer customer collaboration through this versatile facility."

"Raytheon views Soldier Works as an investment in innovation, customer relations and the local community," said Mark Scott, director, Soldier Works, which also serves as a Raytheon field office.

With a small full-time staff, the center expects to host annually more than 500 Raytheon employees, partners and customers. These visitors could represent an estimated local economic impact of up to $250,000.

Raytheon operates a similar integration center, Gruntworks, near Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.

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Cobham Awarded US$40m Contract for Digital Vehicle Intercom Systems — Press Release

Cobham Awarded US$40m Contract for Digital Vehicle Intercom Systems

BLACKBURN, United Kingdom – Cobham’s Defence Systems Division has received two delivery order releases valued at US$40m from Northrop Grumman for the ongoing supply of its ROVIS (AN/VIC-3) digital vehicular intercom systems for the US Army. All deliveries of the intercom system, which provides enhanced communication and situational awareness to users of armoured and light tactical vehicles including MRAPs, will be made by the end of first quarter 2010.

Allan Cook, Cobham Chief Executive said: “The demand for our digital vehicle intercom systems continues to grow, with more than 120,000 systems fielded with 18 armies around the world. This award builds on the success of the ROVIS (AN/VIC-3) product line which we have achieved through our ongoing relationship with Northrop Grumman in satisfying the US Army’s intercom requirements. ”

About Cobham:

Cobham’s products and services have been at the heart of sophisticated military and civil systems for more than 70 years, keeping people safe, improving communications, and enhancing the capability of land, sea, air and space platforms. The Company has four divisions employing more than 12,000 people on five continents, with customers and partners in over 100 countries and annual revenue of more than £1.4bn / $2.1 billion.

Cobham Defence Communications is a world leader in the design and supply of communication, battle management and soldier systems products which provide enhanced communications and tactical situational awareness for the warfighter. The Vehicular Intercommunication System product line provides enhanced communication and situational awareness to users of armoured and light vehicles and is in service with 18 armed forces around the world, with over 120,000 systems fielded.


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