CS-13 Introduces New Networking Capabilities

Two of the first five prototypes undergoing installation and testing at the Prototype Integration Facility at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center. These "super configuration" M-ATVsare equipped with Capability Set 13 (CS 13) assets. CS 13 is the first integrated group of networked technologies - radios, sensors and associated equipment and software - that will deliver an integrated voice and data capability throughout the entire Brigade Combat Team formation, from the brigade commander to the dismounted soldier.
In October 2012 the US Army embarked on an ambitious upgrade of its tactical command and control system, introducing new radios, networking and satellite communications systems to modernize the command and control layers of its infantry brigade combat teams. The light formations - Infantry, airborne, airmobile and mountain brigades will be equipped first and the last to roll in will be the armored brigades, currently scheduled to receive the equipment in 2019.

South Korea Selects the Taurus KEPD 350 Cruise Missile

South Korea will likely buy the Taurus KEPD 350 long-range air-to-surface cruise missiles next year. Seoul is seeking to equip the next batch of fighter aircraft it intends to buy with the new missile.

Boeing F-15SE Fails Seoul`s Final Selection of Next Fighter Jet

South Korea has backed off from selecting the Boeing F-15SE for its next fighter jet, a decision that would wave been seen as a 'sure win' for Boeing. Apparently, Seoul's concerns about the Silent Eagle's yet unproven stealth capabilities have tipped the scale against Boeing. "The DAPA will promptly restart the project to minimize the security vacuum by consulting...