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US Army to launch first JLENS aerostat next week

The US Army is set to launch the first of two joint land-attack cruise missile defence elevated netted sensor (JLENS) tethered aerostats at Graces Quarters, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland, next week for a...

Video: Raytheon Test-Fires New GPS-Guided Mortar for Marines

Raytheon recently test-fired a new GPS-guided 120mm mortar round at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., demonstrating a precision-firing technology designed to help Marine Corps commanders in combat. The Marine Corps program, called Precision Extended Range...

Military Mom Surprises Daughter Following Deployment

Peyton Rorer hadn’t seen her mom, Erika, for about 12 months, since Erika had been stationed in Afghanistan as a human resources specialist with the Army. …read more Read more here:: Military.com (Land)

US Army Orders Oshkosh FMTVs

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will produce 256 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks and trailers for the U.S. Army following a $67 million order from the U.S. Army...

Ejder Yalcin Tactical Armoured Combat Vehicle

Ejder Yalçin, a new member of the Ejder family of vehicles, is a 4×4 tactical armoured combat vehicle designed and manufactured by Nurol Makina. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

KMW to acquire Diehl Defence Land Systems

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has announced an agreement to acquire Diehl Defence Land Systems from fellow German organisation the Diehl Group. The purchase marks the latest example of KMW taking a leading role in the...

Russian army tests new all-terrain vehicles Trekol 39294 SUV

The Russian army performs some military tests with new all-terrain vehicles Trekol SUV in the Arctic Region. Russia tested the vehicles on the Arctic peninsula of Rybachiy, 200 kilometers from Murmansk, Russian Defense Minister...

Russian defence companies see growth, for now

Russian defence companies saw a 20% rise in sales last year, according to a new report analysing the world’s top 100 arms producers. Several Russian manufacturers have moved up the pecking order from 2012...

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