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Thales launch a cyberlab in Belgium to train against Cyber-threats
 
Thales is inaugurating a new Cyberlab today in Tubize, in the south of the Brussels region, in the presence of Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice President of the Walloon Government, Minister of Economy, Industry, Innovation and New Technologies.
Thales is inaugurating a new Cyberlab today in Tubize, in the south of the Brussels region, in the presence of Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice President of the Walloon Government, Minister of Economy, Industry, Innovation and New Technologies.
 

US Army tests Stinger anti-air missiles with proximity fuzes to destroy drones
 
During a recent Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time. Proximity fuzes allow missiles to destroy targets by making contact or by detonating in close range.
During a recent Army test, a pair of Raytheon Company Stinger anti-air missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems—an MQM-170C Outlaw and an unidentified smaller system—for the first time. Proximity fuzes allow missiles to destroy targets by making contact or by detonating in close range.
 

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveils its fifth generation SPIKE LR II Missile
 
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils SPIKE LR II, a new 5th generation variant of the SPIKE Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers.The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June. Rafael has supplied over 27,000 SPIKE Missiles and systems to over 26 countries.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils SPIKE LR II, a new 5th generation variant of the SPIKE Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers.The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June. Rafael has supplied over 27,000 SPIKE Missiles and systems to over 26 countries.
 

New Volat MZKT-490100 Shershen-M anti-tank missile launcher armoured vehicle at MILEX 2017
 
At the 8th International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery, MILEX 2017, which was held in Minsk (Belarus) from the 20 to 22 May 2017, Belarusian Company TsNip in collaboration with Volat presents an anti-tank missile launcher vehicle based on the Volat 4x4 armoured vehicle MZKT-490100.
At the 8th International Exhibition of Arms and Military Machinery, MILEX 2017, which was held in Minsk (Belarus) from the 20 to 22 May 2017, Belarusian Company TsNip in collaboration with Volat presents an anti-tank missile launcher vehicle based on the Volat 4x4 armoured vehicle MZKT-490100.
 

US Army uses Northdrop Grumman's Highly Adaptable Multi Mission Radar for C-RAM demonstration
 
The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) to demonstrate its multi-mission capability at the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) test at Yuma Proving Ground earlier this year.
The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) to demonstrate its multi-mission capability at the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) test at Yuma Proving Ground earlier this year.
 

New assault rifle and submachine gun for Russian Ratnik future soldier outfit for end of this year
 
By the end of the year the Russian military can choose a submachine gun to equip the new Ratnik outfit. At present automatic rifles of two producers are undergoing tests - Kalashnikov (AK-12 and AK-15) and Kovrov enterprise (A545, A762). It is possible that both rifles will become operational, Lenta-ru online publication said.
By the end of the year the Russian military can choose a submachine gun to equip the new Ratnik outfit. At present automatic rifles of two producers are undergoing tests - Kalashnikov (AK-12 and AK-15) and Kovrov enterprise (A545, A762). It is possible that both rifles will become operational, Lenta-ru online publication said.
 

Orbital ATK contracted by US Army to produces large caliber training ammunition
 
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced that the company has received contracts valued at $53million to produce large caliber training ammunition for the U.S. Army. The orders include both 120mm and 105mm ammunition types.
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced that the company has received contracts valued at $53million to produce large caliber training ammunition for the U.S. Army. The orders include both 120mm and 105mm ammunition types.
 

NovAtel introduces newest technology to increase positioning precision
 
At Xponential 2017, NovAtel introduced its new SPAN Land Vehicle technology for fixed wheel land vehicle applications. SPAN Land Vehicle optimizes integrated GNSS + INS performance for land vehicles during periods of extended GNSS outage, in low dynamic operating environments, or in dense urban canyons. SPAN Land Vehicle ensures that accurate position, velocity and attitude is maintained during such difficult operating environments.
At Xponential 2017, NovAtel introduced its new SPAN Land Vehicle technology for fixed wheel land vehicle applications. SPAN Land Vehicle optimizes integrated GNSS + INS performance for land vehicles during periods of extended GNSS outage, in low dynamic operating environments, or in dense urban canyons. SPAN Land Vehicle ensures that accurate position, velocity and attitude is maintained during such difficult operating environments.
 

General Dynamics successfully streamed video between two tactical antennas using 4G network
 
A General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering team successfully streamed video 62 miles between two tactical antennas on April 20 during the Marine Corps-sponsored Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Task Force Demonstration at Camp Pendleton. The engineering team participated in the event through a cooperative research and development agreement with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.
A General Dynamics Mission Systems engineering team successfully streamed video 62 miles between two tactical antennas on April 20 during the Marine Corps-sponsored Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Task Force Demonstration at Camp Pendleton. The engineering team participated in the event through a cooperative research and development agreement with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.
 

US company Oshkosh Defense responded to US Government request for new tactical vehicle
 
Oshkosh Defense announced today that it has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort. Oshkosh’s FMTV A2 proposal addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility.
Oshkosh Defense announced today that it has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort.  Oshkosh’s FMTV A2 proposal addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility.
 

BAE Systems contracts Czech company Ray Service for key components of Swedish mortar Mjölner
 
BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner. BAE Systems was awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in December 2016 for the delivery of 40 of the mortar systems and has now enlisted Ray Service to develop and produce cabling assemblies.
BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner. BAE Systems was awarded a contract by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in December 2016 for the delivery of 40 of the mortar systems and has now enlisted Ray Service to develop and produce cabling assemblies.
 

Older Russian-made T-72B are getting upgraded to modernized T-72B3
 
The Russian defense ministry continues the modernization of T-72B tanks to the level of T-72B3. The combat capabilities of the upgraded version considerably surpass those of the predecessor. The first batch of 20 tanks with additional protection has been modernized, passed the necessary tests and was delivered to the troops, the press service of the defense ministry said.
The Russian defense ministry continues the modernization of T-72B tanks to the level of T-72B3. The combat capabilities of the upgraded version considerably surpass those of the predecessor. The first batch of 20 tanks with additional protection has been modernized, passed the necessary tests and was delivered to the troops, the press service of the defense ministry said.
 

Review ACV 1.1 Amphibious Combat Vehicle BAE Systems and IVECO for U.S. Marine Corps
 
The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV 1.1) is a program for the U.S. Marine Corps o replace the services’ current inventory of Amphibious Assault Vehicles, or AAVs – in service for decades. The new vehicle will offer more survivability than a standard AAV.
The Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV 1.1) is a program for the U.S. Marine Corps o replace the services’ current inventory of Amphibious Assault Vehicles, or AAVs – in service for decades. The new vehicle will offer more survivability than a standard AAV.
 

Analysis Russian defense industry to boost the development of new UAV systems
 
Unmanned aviation is a dynamically developing industry of modern aircraft construction. Technical and technological achievements boosted the design of new systems. At present drones are engaged by many armies of the world and used in armed conflicts. Our country used to have considerable achievements in the sphere and now works to restore its positions, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in the official blog of the United Aircraft Corporation.
Unmanned aviation is a dynamically developing industry of modern aircraft construction. Technical and technological achievements boosted the design of new systems. At present drones are engaged by many armies of the world and used in armed conflicts. Our country used to have considerable achievements in the sphere and now works to restore its positions, expert Denis Fedutinov writes in the official blog of the United Aircraft Corporation.
 

Soviet-made T-72 MBT tank converted to operate unmanned by Kratos Defense & Security
 
The American Company Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.
The American Company Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.
 

U.S. airborne troops will make airdrop test with modified LAV-25 8x8 light armoured vehicle
 
According to the military website MilitaryTime, the U.S. Army's 82nd airborne will make for the first time an airdrop of a modified LAV-25 8x8 armoured vehicle. The LAV-25 is one of the backbone armoured vehicle of the U.S. Marine Corps but it could be used in the future by airborne troops of U.S. Army. According to the military website MilitaryTimes, the U.S. Army's 82nd airborne will make for the first time an airdrop of a modified LAV-25 8x8 light armoured vehicle. The LAV-25 is one of the backbone armoured vehicle of the U.S. Marine Corps but it could be used in the future by airborne troops of U.S. Army.
 

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