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FLIR to unveil tether kit for drones

US-based FLIR Systems has developed a tether kit that can dramatically increase the endurance of its SkyRanger R70 and R80D SkyRaider small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), according to company officials. The tether will provide...

Saudi Arabia to recapitalise 4×4 fleet

Saudi Arabia has begun efforts to acquire a new range of 4×4 vehicles for use by multiple government organisations in a significant procurement programme. Speaking to Jane’s , SAMI CEO Andreas Schwer said that...

Turkish laser weapon passes acceptance tests

The Vehicle-Mounted Laser System (ARMOL) designed and developed by the Informatics and Information Security Research Centre (BİLGEM) of Turkey’s Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK) has successfully completed acceptance tests, according to a press...

Iran displays guidance upgrade for artillery rockets

The Iranian Army unveiled what appeared to be a new guidance upgrade called the Labeik that converts existing artillery rockets into surface-to-surface missiles on 3 October. Several Labeik units were displayed in an event...

KAI Night Intruder 600 VT takes off

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) announced that the Night Intruder 600 VT vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial vehicle (VTOL UAV) had successfully performed its maiden flight in South Jeolla province on 24 September. The...

South Korea, UAE deepen industrial ties

South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to strengthen defence industrial links, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) in Seoul has said. Following bilateral defence talks in Abu Dhabi on 2...

Visualizing The Invisible Battle: Raytheon’s EWPMT

With the new Raytheon software, the Army will no longer be fighting blind against enemy radio jamming — but its own jammers to strike back remain years away. …read more Read more here:: Breaking...

Rheinmetall focuses on new plant in Czech Republic

Rheinmetall AG, mother company of Rheinmetall Defence and Rheinmetall Automotive, has started recruiting in the Czech Republic. The activity is closely connected with the Czech Land Forces’ procurement of new infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs)...

US Army selects Lockheed Martin for new Sentinel radar

The US Army has selected Lockheed Martin to build the next generation of AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel air-defence radar systems over incumbent Raytheon. Under the terms of the deal, valued at USD281 million, Lockheed Martin will...

Cyprus parades new Serbian-made artillery and armoured vehicles

A military parade held in Nicosia on 1 October to commemorate the 59th anniversary of Cyprus’ independence has demonstrated that the Cypriot National Guard’s rapid modernisation is ongoing with the acquisition of Serbian-made Nora-B52...

Warfighter Systems Summit

Our 3rd Annual Warfighter Systems Summit will serve as an educational ‘town-hall’ type forum to explain current and future Department of Defense efforts to maximize the lethality, protection, & situational awareness of US close...

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