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U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center to Test Lockheed Martin’s HULC Exoskeleton System

Seeking innovative solutions to lighten the load carried by dismounted warfighters, the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center awarded US$1.1 million for the testing and evaluation of Lockheed Martin HULC advanced robotic exoskeleton, designed to augment Soldiers' strength and endurance, as well as reduce load...

Boeing Phantom Eye Rolled Out at St. Louis

The Boeing Company today unveiled the hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye unmanned airborne system, a demonstrator that will stay aloft at 65,000 feet for up to four days. Later this summer, Phantom Eye will be shipped to NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base,...

Update: Silent Eagle Fires an AMRAAM Missile from Conformal Weapons Bay

Above: The Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle demonstrator successfully completed its first weapons launch during a July 14 flight at Point Mugu Naval Air Weapon Station, Calif. The Silent Eagle launched an inert AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AIM-120 AMRAAM) from its...

Euro-Hawk Takes Off!

The Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation and EADS Defence & Security, successfully completed its first flight June 29. The high-flying aircraft took off at approximately 10:32 a.m. PDT from Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif., manufacturing facility and climbed to...

Global Hawk Prepares for an Aerial Refueling Demonstration

NASA, DARPA and Northrop Grumman are planning to conduct a demonstration of an in-flight aerial refueling between two Global Hawk autonomous aerial vehicles. The flight will be conducted at high altitude, highlighting fully autonomous performance of this critical phase of the flight, which will be a key factor in extending the Global Hawk's future missions.

Oshkosh Wins Orders for Military Trucks Worth Nearly US$0.7 Billion

On June 29th, 2010 Oshkosh Defense has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), valued over US$0.7 billion for the supply of several Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) variants of 1,274 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks...

The Boxer Family is Expanding

At Eurosatory 2010 KMW displayed the new infantry fighting vehicle version of the Boxer, equipped with the Lance remote controlled turret (RCT) mounting the Mk44 Bushmaster 30mm automatic cannon, and the FLW200 Independent Commander Weapon System (ICWS) mounting a 7.62 machine gun. Another version recently introduced is the combat repair vehicle, a new configuration responding to requirementf from Afghanistan.

Australia Orders Sea Giraffe AMB Radars from Saab to Equip the Canberra Amphibious Assault Ships

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) radar to equip the Australian Canberra class amphibious ships. The value of the order is US$15.6 million. The Sea Giraffe AMB system comprises a multi-mission capable surveillance systems providing simultaneous air defense, air and sea surveillance,...

Scania strengthens cooperation with Laxå Special Vehicles

Scania has acquired 30 percent of the stocks in Laxå Special Vehicles, a company Scania has been cooperating with for adapting adapting cabs and chassis for special-purpose vehicles, a field Scania considers as 'strategic' for its international operations.

SIPRI: U.S., UK, France and Italy Continue to Lead the World’s Defense Market

The total arms sales of the world's top 100 largest arms producing companies has increased by $39 billion in 2008, to reach $385 billion; BAE Systems was rated by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) as the world's largest arms-producing companies. Four U.S....

An Israeli Helmet Display is Tailored for Rocket Planes

X Racers Debut at Tulsa with Revolutionary Live-Virtual High Speed Race Rocket Racing pilots participating at the upcoming Tulsa Airshow will have the first opportunity to experience and demonstrate the next generation helmet mounted display technology sofar available only to fighter pilots. The revolutionary Targo...

Eurosatory 2010 Exhibition Preview

World's Defense Industries Set Course toward paris New: Eurosatory 2012 Preview Flying robots, field medical operating facilities, wearable electronics will be some of the highlights of this year's Eurosatory defense exhibition. The world's premier land warfare event, Eurosatory 2010 will take place near Paris from 14 to...

Psyops and the Battle for Marjah

Photo above: F Company (Fire Support) 1 Royal Welsh in position in the area of west of Gorbay Noray, as part of Operation Moshtaraq. February 14, 2010. Photo credit: SSgt Mark Jones British Army, Crown Copyright. As the campaign to take over the town of...

Combating Terrorism & Crime: Prowlers in Cyberspace

Terrorism and unlawful activities have prevailed and flourished in the modern information age, with criminal activity rapidly adapting cyberspace as safe haven for illicit activity. Historically, national intelligence agencies have relied on the monitoring of public telephone networks, by establishing and performing 'legal eavesdropping'...

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