Airborne Sense and Avoid Radars for RPAs

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) successfully completed its second airborne demonstration for the Air Force Research Lab under its Multi Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid (MSDSA) program using a prototype radar sensor. This new Airborne Sense and Avoid (ABSAA) sensor, utilized on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), repeatedly detected and tracked airborne intruders resulting in over 60 seconds of avoidance time,...

BA 5590 Lithium Battery

The most common battery is the BA 5590. This battery is rated at 7.2 Ah at 70 F and 5.6 Ah at -20 F. Based on the Li/SO2 chemistry, in use the US Military in communications applications over the past 10 - 15 years, this type was the only lithium technology currently available that has a proven successful record...

Griffin III ‘Concept Tank’ is GDLS’ Fresh View of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle

GDLS introduces Griffin III at AUSA 2018. The modular design and open architecture enable the user to configure the vehicle different squad carrying and crew seating configurations. Implementing scalable protection, chassis and turret configuration with different weapons and mission systems, the Griffin III is optimized to perform in multi-domain operations.

407GX – A New Armed Scout from Bell

Bell Helicopter has introduced an armed version of its 407GX commercial helicopter at the Heli-Expo 2013

The Power Vest

A futuristic "power fabrics" is currently in developed by SRI International, in collaboration with Hexcel Schwebel. The team proposes the utilization of multifunctional fabrics, embedded with thin filaments made of lithium ion compounds, shaped into long yarns, wound into high-strength polymer fibers. Such fabrics will provide both electrical power for a soldier's equipment and protection against projectile impact. Such...

Lockheed Martin, Dynetics to Build a Hypersonic Missile System for the US Army

Lockheed Martin and Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS) have both won contracts to develop and supply hypersonic weapon systems to the US Army. Lockheed Martin will be the prime contractor for the land-mobile Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) system, while Dynetics primes the development and integration of the arrow-shaped Common Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB) the LRHW carries.