Author: DFNS

Army Begs Industry For Help To Expand Satcom Capacity

Joe Welch, Army deputy PEO for tactical command, control and communications, says current satcom network in Geosynchronous Orbit creates a “single point of failure” for which there are few backups available. …read more Read...

Textron revenue rises slightly in third quarter

Textron’s revenue grew 1.8% in the third quarter of 2019, as increases in three of its business segments offset declines in two others, the US-based company announced on 17 October. Textron, which is headquartered...

Turkey deploys upgraded M60TM tanks to Syrian border

Turkey has deployed upgraded M60TM main battle tanks (MBTs) fitted with Pulat active protection systems (APS) to the Syrian border as part of Operation ‘Peace Spring’, according to photographs taken on 11 and 12...

ADEX 2019: Hanwha Defense unveils new amphibious assault vehicle

South Korean company Hanwha Defense has unveiled a scale model of its next-generation tracked amphibious assault vehicle at the 2019 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX). The Korean Amphibious Assault Vehicle II (KAAV...

US Army advances robotics development

The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is pursuing a range of upgrades to its Legged Locomotion and Movement Adaptation (LLAMA) robot, including an effort to boost speed and mobility through system weight reduction, researchers...

Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) [Sponsored]

Leonardo DRS’ MCWS solution provides enhanced lethality while maintaining the transportability, mobility and survivability of the platform. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

SOSA Briefing Outlines Future Defense Sensor System Architectures

A Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) technical standard briefing at the Association of the United States Army annual conference outlined the future embedded computing design approach to developing and upgrading electronic warfare, signals intelligence,...

Army Launches 16-Year Plan To Tackle Russia, China

The Army Modernization Strategy aims to counter Russia by 2028 and China by 2035 — but Congress can’t pass a budget for this year. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

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