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DRACO OTO Melara 76mm multipurpose surface and C-RAM counter-rocket artillery mortar system.
 

OTO Melara has developed the DRACO system, a multifunctional land-based mount designed around the unrivalled 76/62 Super Rapid naval gun to create a unit capable of C-RAM (counter-rocket artillery mortar) role, as well as air defense and ground combat for different operational employment. The main armament consists of a high rate of fire 76/62mm gun with an automatic ammunition loading system.

OTO Melara has developed the DRACO system, a multifunctional land-based mount designed around the unrivalled 76/62 Super Rapid naval gun to create a unit capable of C-RAM (counter-rocket artillery mortar) role, as well as air defense and ground combat for different operational employment. The main armament consists of a high rate of fire 76/62mm gun with an automatic ammunition loading system.
Sunday , July 20, 2014 01:00 PM
 

U.S. Army tests NERO electronic warfare jammer on Gray Eagle UAV Unmanned Aircraft System
 

The NERO project has conducted engineering analysis and aircraft alterations for over two years. The tests that took place from June 2 to June 19, proved that it is technically and tactically feasible to field an effective jammer on an unmanned aerial platform.

The NERO project has conducted engineering analysis and aircraft alterations for over two years. The tests that took place from June 2 to June 19, proved that it is technically and tactically feasible to field an effective jammer on an unmanned aerial platform.
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Monday, July 14, 2014 11:50 AM

 

U.S. Marine Corps test new Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector UHAC during RIMPAC 2014
 

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab tested a model version of the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) at the RIMPAC 2014, the world's largest international military maritime exercise. The UHAC is an amphibious craft that has three times the lift capacity and greater coastal access than the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC.)

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) tested a model version of the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) at the RIMPAC 2014, the world's largest international military maritime exercise. The UHAC is an amphibious craft that has three times the lift capacity and greater coastal access than the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC.)
Friday , July 11, 2014 10:28 AM

 

ST Kinetics of Singapore unveils its new Bronco New-GEN All-Terrain tracked carrier
 

At Eurosatory 2014, ST Kinetics of Singapore unveils its new Bronco New-Gen All-Terrain armoured vehicle. The new Bronco New-Gen combines the outstanding mobility of the lighter Bronco with the proven high survivability of the heavier Warthog.

At Eurosatory 2014, ST Kinetics of Singapore unveils its new Bronco New-Gen All-Terrain tracked armoured vehicle. The new Bronco New-Gen combines the outstanding mobility of the lighter Bronco with the proven high survivability of the heavier Warthog.
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 06:54 PM

 

LAV Demonstrator General Dynamics with 30mm Kongsberg turret enhances combat-proven LAV III
 

In June 2014, during Eurosatory 2014 International Defense and Security Exhibition in France and at DVD 2014 in United Kingdom, General Dynamics has showcased the latest in wheeled combat technologies with the Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) Demonstrator.

In June 2014, during Eurosatory 2014 International Defense and Security Exhibition in France and at DVD 2014 in United Kingdom, General Dynamics has showcased the latest in wheeled combat technologies with the Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) Demonstrator.
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Saturday, July 5, 2014 02:20 PM

 

Patria launches new concept 8x8 armoured vehicle AMV XP Extra Payload Performance Protection
 

In September 2013, Patria has launched its new vehicle concept, the Patria AMV XP during the Defense Exhibition DSEI in London, United Kingdom. Patria sets a new standard for the future 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicles. Spacious interior and high payload carrying capability provide a platform for future customer variants, allowing the simultaneous integration of weapon systems, protection and crew equipment.

In September 2013, Patria has launched its new vehicle concept, the Patria AMV XP during the Defense Exhibition DSEI in London, United Kingdom. Patria sets a new standard for the future 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicles. Spacious interior and high payload carrying capability provide a platform for future customer variants, allowing the simultaneous integration of weapon systems, protection and crew equipment.
Friday, July 4, 2014 09:33 AM

 

Iranian-made Ababil-3 Swallow-3 drone is now equipped with night vision capability
 

Iran's hi-tech drone, Ababil-3 (Swallow-3), is capable of flying a top speed of 200 kilometers per hour and enjoys a night vision capability, enabling it to take image and footage as it is flying over targets day and night. The drone has a flying range of 100 kilometers and a top speed of 200 kilometers per hour.

Iran's hi-tech drone, Ababil-3 (Swallow-3), is capable of flying a top speed of 200 kilometers per hour and enjoys a night vision capability, enabling it to take image and footage as it is flying over targets day and night. The drone has a flying range of 100 kilometers and a top speed of 200 kilometers per hour.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:20 AM

 

At DVD 2014 Streit Group unveils its new Warrior 4x4 APC fitted with Shershen-D anti-tank missile
 

At DVD 2014, the Defence Vehicle Dynamics Exhibition in United Kingdom, the Defence Company Streit Group, a global leader in the manufacturing of wheeled armoured vehicles has unveiled its Warrior, a new 4x4 armoured vehicle armed with a remote-controlled anti-tank missile launcher station Shershen-D.

At DVD 2014, the Defence Vehicle Dynamics Exhibition in United Kingdom, the Defence Company Streit Group, a global leader in the manufacturing of wheeled armoured vehicles has unveiled its Warrior, a new 4x4 armoured vehicle armed with a remote-controlled anti-tank missile launcher station Shershen-D.
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Saturday, June 28, 2014 11:58 AM

 

AutoKraz of Ukraine to build new KrAZ H27.3EX chassis truck to carry heavy equipment
 

Efforts are underway at “AutoKrAZ” to develop a promising lineup of cabover vehicles. Another novelty of the Kremenchug Automobile Plant is a new KrAZ H27.3EX (8X8) chassis truck used to carry special equipment such as cranes, equipment for oil and gas and forest industries.

Efforts are underway at “AutoKrAZ” to develop a promising lineup of cabover vehicles. Another novelty of the Kremenchug Automobile Plant is a new KrAZ H27.3EX (8X8) chassis truck used to carry special equipment such as cranes, equipment for oil and gas and forest industries.
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 07:56 AM

 

Company INKAS to introduce its new HURON APC 4x4 armoured vehicle personnel carrier
 

INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is pleased to introduce its new Huron APC armored personnel carrier. INKAS® Huron APC is a tactical attack and defense vehicle, which is able to protect its passengers in high threat environments within any climate condition. The vehicle is designed and equipped to operate in police and military tactical missions, convoy protection and border control all over the world.

INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is pleased to introduce its new Huron APC armored personnel carrier. INKAS® Huron APC is a tactical attack and defense vehicle, which is able to protect its passengers in high threat environments within any climate condition. The vehicle is designed and equipped to operate in police and military tactical missions, convoy protection and border control all over the world.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 09:10 AM

 

IAI Israel Aerospace Industries presents SAHAR autonomous ground robot route clearance system
 

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presents SAHAR - an autonomous robotic route clearance system. SAHAR is a joint development of IAI, QinetiQ North America and Watairpoll. A model of the system was presented at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International ( AUVSI) exhibition this week in Orlando, Florida.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presents SAHAR - an autonomous robotic route clearance system. SAHAR is a joint development of IAI, QinetiQ North America and Watairpoll. A model of the system was presented at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International ( AUVSI) exhibition this week in Orlando, Florida.
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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 01:44 PM

 

Ukraine defense industry presents new national development of unmanned aircraft
 

In the airdrome of Borodianka, Kyiv region, Ukroboronprom State Concern carried out the demonstration of Ukrainian developments in the area of unmanned equipment. It was reported by Concern Temporary Acting Director General, Yuriy Tereshchenko.

In the airdrome of Borodianka, Kyiv region, Ukroboronprom State Concern carried out the demonstration of Ukrainian developments in the area of unmanned equipment. It was reported by Concern Temporary Acting Director General, Yuriy Tereshchenko.
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Sunday, May 18, 2014 08:37 AM

 

United States Army to design next-generation of combat protective mask
 

In 2013, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists began designing concepts for the next generation of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear respirators. They developed a fan embedded within the mask's filtration system that uses less power, is lighter and is far less bulky than conventional respirators. In addition to reduced weight and power requirements, this system offers major improvements to the level of comfort and effectiveness of the mask.

In 2013, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center scientists began designing concepts for the next generation of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear respirators. They developed a fan embedded within the mask's filtration system that uses less power, is lighter and is far less bulky than conventional respirators. In addition to reduced weight and power requirements, this system offers major improvements to the level of comfort and effectiveness of the mask. Saturday, May 17, 2014 11:59 AM

 

United States Army to develop insulated bottled water containers for soldiers in the battlefield
 

Researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center responded to the Joint Program Office for Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicles with a container to not only insulate and protect the water bottle, but also make bottled water easy to reach and cool enough for Soldiers to want to consume it.

Researchers from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center responded to the Joint Program Office for Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicles with a container to not only insulate and protect the water bottle, but also make bottled water easy to reach and cool enough for Soldiers to want to consume it.
Friday, May 2, 2014 01:33 PM

 

British Ministry of Defence to invest in robotic mannequin to test protective suits and equipment
 

The British Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will test protective suits and equipment for the UK’s Armed Forces. The “Porton Man”, named after the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), based in Porton Down in Wiltshire, is able to walk, march, run, sit, kneel and can even lift its arms to sight a weapon like an infantry soldier.

The British Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will test protective suits and equipment for the UK’s Armed Forces. The “Porton Man”, named after the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), based in Porton Down in Wiltshire, is able to walk, march, run, sit, kneel and can even lift its arms to sight a weapon like an infantry soldier.
Monday, April 7, 2014 10:48 AM

 

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