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DARPA GXV-T Demonstrates Extreme Off Road Mobility, Augmented Reality

June 23, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: DARPA, Syndicated Industry News 
Several contracts awarded recently marked significant progress in DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program with field demonstrations of projects developed by teams and companies under the Phase 2 of the R&D program. Among the technologies showing much progress are extreme mobility projects and crew augmentation technologies. The GXV-T program aims to demonstrate how future combat [...]

Dutch Special Forces, Forward Observers to Get New, Lightweight Sights

June 14, 2018 by · Comment
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The Defense Material Organization (DMO) of the Netherlands announced the selection of Vectronix AG, Switzerland (a subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense) to supply more than 1,000 handheld thermal sights for the Dutch Army.

Yagu – An Ultralight Special Ops Armored Vehicle

April 24, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Plasan, Syndicated Industry News 
Plasan unveiled today it’s all-new, lightweight protected vehicle – Yagu at Expo Seguridad event in Mexico City this week. In fact, plasan transformed the 767 kg commercial Arctic Cat Wildcat 4 1000 four-seat all-terrain vehicle into a 1.48-ton (dry weight) fully-protected assault vehicle. The vehicle is designed to behave like an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) […]

Plasan to Introduce an Ultra-Light and Protected Vehicle for Special Ops

April 21, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Plasan, Polaris, Syndicated Industry News 
Plasan's new ultra-light, armored vehicle - Yagu is designed to behave like an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) but offers its crew of three persons the all-around protection against high-velocity threats that troops are accustomed to with much heavier protected vehicles.

DEFEXPO 2018 – Photo Highlights (Part I)

Following are our first photographic impressions from DEFEXPO 2018 that was held south of Chennai, in South India this week. Follow-up reports will highlight specific areas including combat aircraft and weapons, unmanned systems, armor and artillery.

WEAPONS & SIGHTS AT MILIPOL 2017

November 22, 2017 by · Comment
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Meprolight’s Multispectral Sight Spans Day & Night Operations

November 19, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
Meprolight is unveiling a new, multi-spectral EO weapon sight that combines an uncooled thermal channel with a sensitive, high-resolution digital day/night camera to provide the user effective situational awareness under all visibility conditions, including total darkness encountered in operations underground.

Dogo – a Weaponized Robot Designed for Close Combat

June 1, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Syndicated Industry News 
dogo_team_1021A new weaponized robot developed by Israel's General Robotics represents a new breed of 'combat robots', to be unveiled at Eurosatory 2016 in Paris this month. The robot dubbed DOGO is designed to assist combat teams in close combat and counter-terror operations.
              

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Submarine Launched Blackwing Drone to Enable Strikes in Denied, Contested Environment (A2AD)

May 16, 2016 by · Comment
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sub-launched_drone1021The US Navy plans to deploy hundreds of ‘Blackwing’ drones on manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles; the new, low cost, submarine launched unmanned aircraft system is optimized for Anti-Access/Aerial Denial (A2/AD) environments.
              

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Submarine Launched Blackwing Drone to Enable Strikes in Denied, Contested Environment (A2AD)

May 16, 2016 by · Comment
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IAI’s ROTEM – Tactical Multirotor Killer Drone

February 16, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Syndicated Industry News 
The lightweight UAV weighs only 4.5 kg, packing an impressive array of sensors, including day or night (IR) cameras, used for piloting and reconnaissance, additional, multiple acoustic transducer enabling obstacle avoidance and flight through inner spaces of buildings, entering through windows, narrow urban streets or dense vegetation. Photo: IAIIAI MBT has designed as a small, quad-rotor based loitering weapon called ROTEM, that is uniquely built to support dismounted combatants and special operations in urban warfare, offering effective, indirect observation and engagement of targets from an elevated position.
              

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IAI Introduces New Loitering Weapons for Anti-Radiation, Precision strike

February 14, 2016 by · Comment
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Russian Military to Test Combat Robots in 2016

December 31, 2015 by · Comment
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Ricardo establishes a specialized US Based defense unit

February 28, 2015 by · Comment
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U.S. Army increases orders for SwitchBlade microUAV based guided weapons

December 5, 2014 by · Comment
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Plasan unveils the Guarder – an armored carrier for SWAT teams

November 10, 2014 by · Comment
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Better situational picture with TacSA

October 13, 2014 by · Comment
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GD begin serial manufacturing of 72 GMV 1.1 vehicles for SOCOM

October 8, 2014 by · Comment
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Polaris’ DAGOR, the ultra light, high mobility vehicle is tailored for SOCOM

October 8, 2014 by · Comment
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Boeing Delivers First New-Build MH-47G Special Operations Chinook

October 5, 2014 by · Comment
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Could Super Ghost become the future Littoral Combatant?

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Special review: Israel’s largest defense technology display at Eurosatory 2014

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The military needs better technologies for subterranean operations

July 27, 2014 by · Comment
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Operating robots underground

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ARL: Bringing nano robots to reality

July 3, 2014 by · Comment
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