Applications Using OLED Microdisplays
Start < Page 2 of 4 > Among the applications already utilizing OLED include the full-color ProView SO-35 monocular viewer from Kaiser Electro-Optics, providing thermal sighting and situational awareness. Proview SO-35 developed for the US Army Land Warrior Program. Another helmet mounted display was introduced in 2004 by Liteye. The LE-450 monocular rugged pod-mounted viewer fits comfortably on the helmet's NVG attachment, providing day/night viewing...
Sniper Targeting Pod Enhances Cooperative Engagement Support
Better High Definition TV, and FLIR sensors, Two-way Datalink, advanced algorythms to maintain the Sniper's combat edge Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $147 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for additional Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs). The Sniper ATP supports Air Forces' precision guided weapons such as JDAM, SDB, Paveway, Laser JDAM and Maverick missiles, and provides critical long-range, positive identification...
Bae Systems Demonstrates Passive Geo-location Technology
BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a passive geo-location capability that enables aircraft to quickly pinpoint the location of enemy emitters positions (radars, communications equipment etc) in crowded radio frequency (RF) environments. The new system can be deployed on any type of military aircraft. The company demonstrated, for the first time, the ability to nearly instantaneously construct a geo-location solution,...
Apache Block III controls a Gray Eagle UAV demonstrating advanced Manned-Unmanned Operations
An aH-64D Apache Block III equipped with the new Unmanned Aerial Systems Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA) recently controlled an unmanned vehicle, while both were in flight. This marks the first time an unmanned vehicle has been controlled from the cockpit of an Apache, a significant accomplishment in manned-unmanned teaming. During flight tests, the UTA controlled the payload and...
V-RAMBO Man Portable Video Transmission & Receiving System
V-RAMBO is a man-portable, remote video terminal which receives TV broadcast quality live video and telemetry data, captured and transmitted by directly from aerial, surface and ground platforms. The compact system is comprised of a lightweight portable receiver, carried in a pocket or pouch, and a rugged, wrist-wearable display and control unit. The system can be coupled with PDAs,...
China Moves Ahead of the United Kingdom to Become the World’s Fifth Largest Arm’s Exporter
The latest report on international arm’s trade published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) places the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in fifth place among the world’s top exporters of weapons. SIPRI’s Trends in International Arm’s Transfers report places China in the fifth spot for the first time since the Institute’s 1986-1990 reporting period.
New Contract Brings F-35A Price Below US$90 Million
The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin have finalized an $11.5 billion contract for the production and delivery of 141 F-35 aircraft at the lowest per aircraft price in program history. The 11th Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP 11) agreement funds 91 aircraft for the U.S. Services, 28 for F-35 International Partners and 22 for F-35 Foreign Military Sales customers. Deliveries will begin in 2019.
Nivisys Industries provides high quality components and accessories for multi-spectral electro-optical systems – thermal, night vision, laser, and tactical illumination products for the dismounted operator.
The Pentagon Allocates Half a Billion US$ to Outfit Afghans with New AFVs within 18 Months
Textron Marine & Land Systems will provide 440 Medium Armored Security Vehicles (MASV) to equip the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) within 18 months for a total cost of $543 million.
Tank Crews will be able to ‘Check Six” with new Rear View Camera
US Army tank crews will soon be able to 'watch their back' using new rear-view cameras to be delivered by BAE Systems. The Driver’s Rear View Camera (DRVC) system uses a thermal imager to monitor the area behind the tank day, night and through dust and smoke. The system is part of the U.S. Army’s Abrams Tank Urban Survivability...
Despite Slumping Revenues, Elbit System’s Order Backlog Continues to Grow
Elbit Systems reported today revenues of US$603.3 million in sales for the second quarter of 2010, 18% below its reported revenues in second quarter of 2009 and 2.4% below the consecutive (Q1/2010) quarter. The company's sales have been dropping for the past two quarters, after peaking at $732 million in the third quarter of 2009. Orders Backlog is at Record...
DRDO Displays MRSAM Fire Unit at DEFEXPO
The Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) unveiled at Defexpo 2016 the fire unit of Medium Range Surface-to-Air (MRSAM) missile system, developed and manufactured for the Indian Air Force and Army.
Extending Intelligence to the Edge
After the successful fielding of the Command Post of the Future (CPOF) with brigades and battalions, formally integrated into the Army Battle Command System (ABCS) DARPA aims lower, at the platoon level and below, providing warfighters with internet-style tools for mission planning, post mission debriefing and situational understanding. Handling the masses of data and imagery streaming from the field, new...
Hermes 900 UAV Wins First Export Sale
Elbit Systems reported today the first export sale of its Hermes 900 UAV to a customer in Latin America (although the identity of the country has not been confirmed, the country is believed to be Chile). The UAV system selected by Chile also includes DCoMPASS payload systems and an unidentified radar systems.