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Category: Land

Security Essen 2014

The 40th Security Essen takes place next week. The 2014 edition is also a special one for TSS International, as we have been a participant of this renowned trade show for more than 20...

Turkey Mulling Buffer Zone with Iraq, Syria

The Turkish military, feeling threatened by the emergence of a radical self-declared Islamist state at its doorstep, is considering creating a buffer zone along the country’s border with Syria and Iran, the president said...

Big Data over Limited Networks

This paper examines the emergence of Big Data repositories and the particular problems that are encountered when these data sources need to be transmitted over limited military networks. …read more

Body Sensors to Help Soldiers In Future Conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland. Lt. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., commander of the...

Azerbaijan receives second Buk-MB battalion from Belarus

The Azerbaijani armed forces have received a second battalion of Belarus-upgraded Buk-MB medium range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems. Details of the deliveries were revealed to IHS Jane’s by a military-diplomatic source at the ADEX-2014...

PT Pindad and CMI enter weapons systems collaboration

Indonesia’s PT Pindad and Belgium’s CMI Defence signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 15 September to collaborate on the development of military vehicle weapons systems. Under the terms of the agreement CMI Defence...

TALON enters full-rate production for UAE

Raytheon has announced that the TALON laser-guided rocket has entered full-rate production under a contract valued at USD117 million. Deliveries of the TALON to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have yet to begin, a...

Testudo offered to tacke high-threat scenarios

DCD Protected Mobility and CMTI, a South African industrial design company, have partnered to offer a four-track, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for tasks such as mine and IED detection and close reconnaissance. The 260...

Remotely operated Husky developed to enhance counter-mine missions

DCD Protected Mobility has partnered with US companies Critical Solutions International and Torc Robotics to develop a remotely operated variant of its well-proven Husky mine-detection system. The remotely operated Husky can be directly controlled...

Norway considering contribution to anti-IS coalition

The Norwegian Government is reportedly planning to make a military contribution to the US-led coalition that is fighting against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria. …read more

Sharing Data over Challenging Military Networks

This paper describes the challenges for sharing data in deployed environments and how they are then complicated by the performance of the available military networks in ensuring a consistent and holistic view of data....

As Army Shrinks, Rental Homes Sit Empty On Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG — Soldiers based at Fort Bragg are accustomed to being at the center of heated global conflict. As the Army trims its numbers, troops and their families now find themselves in the...

A Unique Partnership

On 12 September KBR and Rheinmetall Defence submitted a Joint Venture (JV) bid to acquire the Defence Support Group (DSG), a Ministry of Defence (MOD) Trading Fund that provides military vehicle maintenance and repair...

Jetpack helps soldiers run faster

Arizona State University researchers have unveiled a new device which could help soldiers run a four minute mile — a jetpack. Video courtesy of ASU. …read more

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