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CAMEL Helps Designers Make Vehicles ‘Safe for Combat’

The Concept for Advanced Military Explosion-Mitigation Land (CAMEL) is a concept vehicle demonstrating 'Occupant Centric Platform' (OCP) concepts. A 30 ton class 8x8 troop carrier, CAMEL is designed to safely and securely transport nine troops and two crew members with a goal to reduce combat vehicle casualties well below 50 percent, compared to current combat vehicles.

Better helmets, headgear improve blast protection, reduce facial injury

The U.S. Army is looking at helmet prototypes with optional parts to protect the face and jaw from various threats, including blast waves.

Alcoa to Forge an Single Piece Aluminum Hull for a Tracked...

Aluminum manufacturer and processing company Alcoa has teamed with the US Army Advanced Research Laboratory (ARL) to develop a hull for a Ground Combat...

Armor and Protection

Another area facing a temporary slowdown is the ballistic and blast protection. In past years, armor manufacturers were relatively small and specialist companies that...

Eurosatory 2012 – a Compass for the 
Global AFV Market

Defense Update provides an insight into the armored fighting vehicle market trends expected to highlight the upcoming Eurosatory 2012 defense expo. Is there a future for main battle tanks? what are the growth areas? Can platforms become lighter?

Navistar Introduces the Saratoga Light Tactical Vehicle

Navistar Defense introduced today the Saratoga light tactical vehicle at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Symposium today. The 10 ton vehicle has a payload of 3.2 tons including the four-passengers, plus an optional gunner accommodated in the armor and blast protected cab.

Universal Advanced Systems and Creation Unveil a new Blast Protecting Seat...

Creation is displaying the ‘LifeSeat One’ blast protecting seats at DSEi 2011. The new seats isolate the passenger from extreme body shock and skeletal injury potential resulting from IED and mine blasts. According to the developer, the latest iteration of the seat shown at DSEi, installed in the two-axle Zephyr MRV have performed exceptionally well in trials.

Indian Police Reserve Suffer Heavy Casualties from Multiple IED Attacks

Naxal Maoist insurgents stepping up their attacks on Indian security forces. IED attacks in the last 48 hours have claimed the lives of 18 members of Indian Police Forces (Jawans) and Special Police Officers (SPO).

Force Protection Expands Industry Team Targeting Canada’s TAPV Program

After teaming with CAE as its leading local partner, Force Protection Industries is strengthening the industry team adding Lockheed Martin Canada as the provider of integrated C4ISR systems for the program, and Elbit Systems, to provide the vehicle's main weapon system - an Israeli-designed, Canadian manufactured Dual Remote Weapon Station (DRWS).

Mobius Protection Systems

Mobius Protection Systems (PS), a designer, engineer and manufacturer of survivability products - from crash and blast protection in combat vehicles and aircraft to...

TekShield Offers Protection Against IED Blast, Fragments and Small Arms Projectiles

Ceradyne has signed a licensing agreement with Lockheed Martin for the development and production of the TekShiled armor material developed by Lockheed...

Mobius PS – Mobius Protection Systems

The unique Energy Absorption (EA) technology developed by Mobius PS' experts is integrated in various blast protection mechanisms employed in modern military vehicles, designed...

This Metal Piece Could Save Your Life!

Today’s armor solutions significantly increase vehicles survivability by preventing objects from penetrating the crew compartment; however, even without perforating the armor, the shockwaves created...

Armored, Blast Protected Capsule for the HMMWV

In February 2010 Textron Marine & Land Systems and Granite Tactical Vehicles Inc. have won the first order for three modified High Mobility Multipurpose...