RoBattle – A New Robot to Spearhead Combat Formations in Battle
IAI is introducing the RoBattle, a new combat robot it has developed. A member of a growing family of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) that evolved from the company's robotics center in recent years. RoBattle will make its debut at the Eurosatory exhibition in France next week. Designed for modern ground combat, RoBattle is built to operate independently or to support...
New Mobile VSHORAD Positioned to Replace German Stinger-Based leFlaSys
Rheinmetall and MBDA launched today a mobile air defense system designed to defeat aerial targets at close- and very close-range, including small and very unmanned aerial systems (UAS, LSS). As an element of the future integrated air defence, the new modular system is positioned to become a possible successor to the lightweight air defence system leFlaSys/Stinger currently in use with the Bundeswehr.
Milrem Robotics Introduces a 12-ton Robotic Vehicle for Mechanized, Armored Warfare
Milrem Robotics company from Estonia has developed a Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) known as Type-X, introducing new and exciting manned-unmanned capabilities to modern combat. "Milrem Robotics plans to complete the vehicle prototype by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2020 and begin mobility testing in October." Kuldar Väärsi, Milrem CEO said.
A New Israeli Sandcat Spoted in Paris
Israel's Plasan is showcasing a new model of the Sandcat light armored vehicle at Eurosatory 2016. Two versions of the vehicle are on display here: the Sandcat Stormer, shown in an ISR version, and a light combat vehicle carrying Rafael's Samson remote weapon station (RWS), mounting a machine gun, Spike missiles and optronics.
Eurosatory 2016: Lynx, a New, Tracked, Medium Weight AFV Debut
Rheinmetall unveilled today the Lynx, its latest tracked combat vehicle at the Eurosatory defense exhibition in Paris. The new vehicle is one of two models developed by the German company, positioned as an independently developped, tracked combat system positioned primarily to compete in export markets.
Preview: Israel at Eurosatory 2016
SIBAT, the defense export directorate within Israel’s Ministry of Defense (MOD) highlights the main themes and capabilities on display at Israel’s National Pavilion at Eurosatory. The Pavilion, organized by SIBAT, host 29 defense companies representing the country’s defense technology at its best. This video preview produced in cooperation with SIBAT, provides insights into the systems and new products expected at Eurosatory 2016. Stay tuned to Defense-Update.com for more updates, as some of the products are expected to debut only at the exhibition next week. Defense-Update will be there to cover, assess and report.
Dogo – a Weaponized Robot Designed for Close Combat
A new weaponized robot developed by Israel's General Robotics represents a new breed of 'combat robots', to be unveiled at Eurosatory 2016 in Paris this month. The robot dubbed DOGO is designed to assist combat teams in close combat and counter-terror operations.
CMI Defence Shows Combat Vehicle’s Firepower
In a fire demonstration that took place on the Suippes firing range in Northern France last week CMI Defence displayed an impressive lineup of combat vehicles weaponized with the company’s latest versions of Cockerill turrets. The first Cockerill Firepower Symposium included a dynamic live firing demonstration, in front of dozens of military officers, official delegations and media representatives from...
New Laser Countermesure System to Protect Aircraft and Helicopters from Missile Attack
Unveiled yesterday at Eurosatory 2016 by Israel based Bird Aerosystems, SPREOS combines a radar based verification sensor and an active laser effector to form a directional, infrared countermeasure (DIRCM) system. Mounted on the same optical path, the laser 'fires׳ right through the center of the radar panel, enabling significant cost saving in maintaining separate aiming devices.
Robot Mounted GroundEye Sensor Set to Combat Hidden IEDs
Raytheon UK and Estonian UGV developer Milrem unveiled at Eurosatory an IED detection platform based in Raytheon UK GroundEye sensor system, integrated on the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) developed by Milrem.
Smaller Drones for Tactical Missions – The race is On!
Four unmanned systems developers from Israel are introducing new versions of Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (STUAS) at Eurosatory, addressing the growing interest in tactical UAS among military forces worldwide.
New C-IED Jammer for the French Army
The ECLIPSE C-IED jammer recently completed qualification testing with the French Defense Procurement and Technology Agency (DGA), under the BARAGE program.
Enhanced, Switchblade to Use Immune, Digital Datalink
AeroVironment and Orbital ATK announced the completion of development of a block upgrade for the Switchblade tactical missile system, improving the weapon's datalink with a new, encrypted digital data-link. AeroVironment has teamed with Orbital ATK to produce the advanced warhead for the weapon.
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