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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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).
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...
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