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T-72 – Battle-Tank Fit For Urban Combat

The T-72 is the most popular tank currently in service. With over 22,000 produced, the T-72 is involved in almost every theater of war, and, with the transformation of warfare from symmetric to asymmetric combat, waged in urban areas, the T-72 must also adapt, to maintain its effectiveness in complex terrain. This article reviews the new, T-72 urban warfare upgrade kit displayed at KADEX 2016

KADEX 2016 – Photo Report

First impressions from Defense-Update visit at KADEX 2016, in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Better situational picture with TacSA

Roboteam has introduced new systems designed to assist dismounted forces in inspection and security of urban and complex areas, using networked robotic, unmanned and unattended systems.

Climbing paddles carry ‘gecko man’ over vertical glass walls

A person climbing a glass wall using 'gecko gloves'? It wasn't a replay from "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol", it was the real thing. A 99 kg climber ascending a vertical glass wall using paddles coated with novel bio-inspired tape that can stick to glass and separate from the surface at will.

MBDA Tests ‘Scalable Warhead’ Technology

Engineers at TDW GmbH have developed a new effector technology with which armed forces can achieve scalable target-adapted effectiveness. The new capability was recently...

Xaver 100 Sensor Can See Through Walls (STTW)

Camero-Tech is launching the latest member of the Xaver Sense Through The Wall (STTW) radar, designed to assist assault teams and warfighters employed in urban operations to ‘see through walls’. The sensor provides instant situational awareness and target acquisition data, detecting human presence at distances up to 20m.

‘Micro Protected Vehicle’ Supporting Indoor Assault Operations

Tata Motors unveiled at DefExpo 2012 the Micro Bullet-Proof Vehicle (MBPV), a small vehicle jointly developed by VRDE-DRDO and Tata Motors, responding to new requirements set by the Indian elite commando forces (NSG, Marine Commandos, Para Battalions & Force One). The vehicle provides assault teams with protected mobility solutions, assisting operations indoors.

IAI Unveils the Ghost – a Miniature UAV For Special Operations

IAI Malat is unveiling the Ghost and Mini Panther, two new vertical take-off and landing miniature unmanned vehicles currently undergoing test flights, both are...

iRobot Introduces a New Mini-Robot

iRobot has unveiled pre-production prototypes of its latest new product, the iRobot 110 FirstLook unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). This small, light and throwable robot provides hasty situational awareness, performs persistent observation and investigates confined spaces.

Smaller, More Powerful Snake Robot Demonstrated by Technion Lab

Snake Robot
Researchers at the BioRobotics and BioMechanics Labortory (BRML) or Israel Technion are working on an improved, more robust and agile snake robot that will...


Founded in early 2003, Camero is run by an experienced management team with decades of experience providing solutions to major government and commercial...

How Should Israel Reinstate its Land Maneuver Capability?

Better armored vehicles, more affordable guided weapons employed by 'multi-purpose' units could better handle future maneuver warfare in high intensive, asymmetric warfare. Major. General (ret)...

Improving Urban Assault Capability

While the first version of the IAS is focusing on the dismounted commander, as planned originally, forthcoming spirals are already implementing lessons learned during...

Personal Positioning System

Draper developed the Personal Positioning System (PPS) in response to the US Army requirement for Personal Navigation System, required to provide autonomous, uninterrupted position,...