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Portuguese special forces to receive Polaris ATVs

The Portuguese Army’s Logistics Command has ordered nine Polaris Defense 4×4 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) for the Special Operations Force (FOE), the army told Jane’s on 9 February. The contract is worth EUR359,965 (USD384,500) and...

US DTRA awards $170m support contract to Leidos

The US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has awarded a contract worth around $170m to Leidos to support the cooperative biological engagement programme (CBEP) and cooperative threat reduction (CTR) programme. …read more Read more...

Hyundai Heavy Industries swings into profit

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has posted a fall in annual sales but a return to profit in fiscal year 2016, the company announced on 9 February. HHI said in a filing to...

UAV with Deployable Transport Case

A UAV manufacturer specialising in supplying hi-tech devices for the defence market approached CP Cases concerning a mid-range portable UAV for field deployment. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

US Sec Def commends Sacrifices of Pak Armed Forces

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and US Secretary of Defence, James Mattis had a twenty minutes telephone conversation says the ISPR, Military wing of Pakistani Army . COAS congratulated the...

The Future of Global Supply Chain Security

Container cargo security, in-transit visibility, continuous chain of custody – what do these have in common? The answer is a need for wired or ‘smart’ containers, according to logistics and tracking specialist Zenatek. …read...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 72

In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future of UAVs in maritime...

Patria Nemo Container On the Way to IDEX 2017

At IDEX 2017 Patria introduces the world’s first 120mm mortar system integrated with a container. The Patria Nemo Container includes all the equipment required by a mortar unit in a single package. The Nemo...

U.S.-Canada Discuss Defense Matters in Washington

After a visit to the Pentagon with his U.S. counterpart, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan hinted a defense budget raise could be announced for 2017. That was reported by thesentinel.ca....

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