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10 technologies to follow at Eurosatory 2014

With Eurosatory 2014, the biennial defense and security event that takes place in Paris just around the corner, Defense-Update editors are listed 10 technologies and applications that will surely grab your attention...

XAP – Counter IED Device

Xtreme Alternative Defense Systems (XADS) has introduced today at the AUSA exhibition a 'game changing C-IED technology' that allows threat clearance and remediation teams...

Minhunter and Gizmo Help Warfighters Finding IEDs with Mine Detectors

US forces and Afghan National Army are employing VMR-2 'Minehound' and VMC-1 'Gizmo' as IED detectors with regular combat units, following successful deployment of the new systems with combat engineers and dedicated explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams

France Transforms Counter-Mine System for Counter-IED Missions

Following several years of development of a complex and ambitious route-clearing counter-mine system, the French Army has halted the original program, transforming the available assets to better cope with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan.

Eurosatory 2012 – a Compass for the 
Global AFV Market

Defense Update provides an insight into the armored fighting vehicle market trends expected to highlight the upcoming Eurosatory 2012 defense expo. Is there a future for main battle tanks? what are the growth areas? Can platforms become lighter?

US Army Allocates Half a Billion to Support Mobile Countermine Radar

The US Army awarded NIITEK, Inc. a sole source contract for the supply of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS). This...

ManTech Continues Support for US Army Route Clearance Vehicles

ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT) announced the receipt of two-year $820 million contract to support a family of route clearing vehicles operated by the US...

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