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Category: Land

Detect, track, neutralise: Iron Fist picks up the APS gauntlet

Once perceived as the ‘also ran’ in Israel’s domestic endeavour to develop and field an operational hard-kill active protection system (APS), Elbit Systems’ Iron Fist has emerged as a full-spectrum APS technology in Israel...

Turkey’s TEI delivers local UAV engines

Tusas Engine Industries (TEI) tweeted on 16 January that it had delivered the first 13 of 40 TEI-PD170 turbo-diesel aviation engines to Turkish Aerospace. The TEI-PD170 is the first local engine developed for the...

Nigerian Air Force receives two AW109 helicopters

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) announced on 18 January that it has received two new Leonardo AW109 helicopters. The helicopters are part of an order for six that was announced in 2018, with a...

Missiles in the desert

October 2019 marked the completion of the Medusa Technology Assessment Programme (TAP), which has been running for the last 3.5 years. As part of the overall Dstl Active Integrated Protection Systems Research Project (under...

U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle catches fire in Poland

A U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle caught fire in Poland Saturday afternoon. The incident according to an eyewitness happened near Gorzekaly village in northern Poland on 18 January. As firefighters arrived, they found a...

Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant helicopter hits 100 knots

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant coaxial helicopter flew more than 100 knots in a Jan. 13 flight test, according to press reports. “100 knots and counting! We’re developing technologies for the U.S. Army that will...

WarLoc: A GPS Alternative On Your Boot

The “warfighter localization sensor” from Robotic Research pinpoints your location, and you comrades’, without relying on satellite uplinks or static beacons. The secret’s in the network. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

RMN’s first Littoral Mission Ship arrives in Malaysia

The Royal Malaysian Navy’s (RMN’s) first warship made in China has arrived in Malaysia. KD Keris (with pennant number 111), the service’s first of four Littoral Mission Ships (LMSs), was officially welcomed at the...

Brazilian Army releases its new strategic plan

The Brazilian Army has recently released its strategic plan paper covering the period from 2020 to 2023. The document directs the force’s investment effort over the next four years, continuing the army’s transformation process....

Failing Fast: Army Reboots Bradley Replacement, OMFV

With only one company qualifying, is the Army’s decision to cancel the competition and start over a major defeat or a necessary and timely course correction? …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

Airborne? More like AirBORING, amirite?

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Yaaaaaaaawwwwwwn. Like, oh so you’re Airborne? No. One. Caaaaaares. I was Airborne once. And holy cheese wiz did we sit around a lot and throw up in our shirt sleeves...

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