Saturday, November 28, 2015

Land Systems

P-8A Poseidon in flight. Photo: Boeing


The UK is planning a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade, as part of the Government’s five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). Among the main items - the establishment of two rapid deployment 'Strike Brigades', procurement of eight P-8A maritime patrol aircarft and life extension for the Typhoon fleet of fighter aircraft.


The US weapon manufacturer AirTronic USA is offering its Precision, Shoulder-fired Rocket Launcher (PSRL), anticipating future requirements for simple and effective weapon systems for...


Oshkosh Introduces an M-ATV Squad Carrier Oshkosh unveiled the MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) 6x6 Technology Demonstrator today, at AUSA 2015. The vehicle introduces an extended...


Standard single-tube grenade launchers demonstrated hitting targets beyond 2 kilometers, using Raytheon's Pike precision guided missiles


With the evolution and proliferation of drone technology, ordnance disposal units are now facing a new and worrisome threat, the Flying IED.


Source Tactical Gear this month began deliveries of the new Virtus 'Scalable Tactical Vest' (STV) to the UK Ministry of Defense (MOD), under a new multi-annual contract awarded earlier in 2015. Under the contract the Israeli company will deliver 14,000 Virtus soldier combat suite kits this year, to be followed by annual deliveries of about 10,000 kits through 2017.


Rafael Advanced Defence Systems has unveiled a new trailer-mounted, remotely-controlled launch system for the Spike Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) multi-purpose tactical missile at DSEI 2015. The new version doubles the missile load of the previous trailer-based version operated by a NATO customer, and improves some of the system's target acquisition and support elements which were already integrated into the vehicle-mounted version of the system, developed for South Korea.


London, U.K. – General Dynamics UK has today unveiled the turreted AJAX prototype platform (formerly known as SCOUT SV) at DSEI 2015. The company displayed...


Oshkosh, Wisconsin Based Oshkosh Defense company was awarded yesterday $114 million firm-fixed-price contract for two-year low-rate initial production of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) for the U.S....


The Canadian government has awarded Rheinmetall Canada an initial contract worth CAD 7 million (€5) for the qualification of Integrated Soldier Systems (ISS) for Canadian military use.


The Canadian Department of National Defence has selected Rheinmetall Canada to supply 10 Medium Range Radar systems for the Canadian Army. The combat proven radars developed and produced by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Elta Systems are capable of detecting hostile rocket, artillery and mortar fire.


The new transparent armor has been designed and tested by TACOM to meet is the ATPD-2352 transparent armor standards.


Israel has expanded the effective envelope of its Iron Dome Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) defense system. In a recent test series the system's air defense capabilities against aerial vehicles other than rockets, was demonstrated.

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