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Sig Sauer Inc. Acquires Israeli Robotics Expert General Robotics
Last week (16 March 2023), SIG SAUER announced the acquisition of Israeli robotics expert General Robotics, a world-leading manufacturer of lightweight, remote weapon stations and tactical robotics. According to Dan Cohen, SIG Sauer Inc. CEO, combining General Robotics' remote weapons station with SIG SAUER’s lightweight squad weapons and high-pressure hybrid ammunition could revolutionize small arms for military forces worldwide.
IFVs – Essential Components for NATO’s Forward Presence
Can rapid fielding of modern and mature 8x8 IFVs reduce the risk and enhance the combat agility of NATO’s Eastern front? The combat experience gathered in the Ukraine War reflects the need for agile land combat systems that effectively integrate maneuverability and firepower and rely on logistical support from domestic or neighboring allied countries. How can NATO get them quickly? Marrying proven systems and platforms delivered by trusted sources from active production lines is paramount in reducing risks and accelerating delivery and fielding.
Hensoldt’s new Pointer to Improve Sensor-to-Shooter Engagement at Short Ranges
Hensoldt has developed a handheld Short-Range Pointer (SRP) device that couples to remotely controlled weapon stations (RCWS) on board to significantly reduce the ‘sensor to shooter’ cycle.
SHARK – A Smart Weapon Station for Light Boats
General Robotics' new SHARK Remotely Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) addresses the need for SOF to operate their weapons on small boats, moving at high speed and agility. Designed to be mounted on smaller boats and handle recoil loads with less weight and energy, SHARK is optimized for manned and unmanned fast boats.
General Robotics is introducing at Eurosatory 2022 a new version of its PITBULL RCWS equipped with Smart-AI features. With the new AI-driven capabilities, armored vehicles and unmanned platforms substantially improve situational awareness, response rate, and firepower.
Sandcat + SCAT = Combating Terror and Urban Violence
Plasan showcases a new variant of its Sandcat Stormer armored vehicle designed as an SUV for police, anti-terror/anti-riot rapid response, and security forces. The vehicle is equipped with remotely controlled overhead sensor and weapon system dubbed ‘SCAT’, designed specifically to address violent crowds using non-lethal means.
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...
Poland Orders Spike Missiles to Equip Rosomak IFVs
The Polish Armament Inspectorate awarded Mesko a production contract worth over $150 million, for the delivery of 1,000 Spike anti tank guided missiles to equip the Polish Army's Rosomak infantry fighting vehicles.
Lockheed Martin to supply $1 billion worth of SCOUT SV turrets
Lockheed martin UK will deliver 245 turrets for the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) under a $1 billion contract awarded October 2014.
Hacking a Blackhawk chopper into a gunship
An Israeli robotic assembly turns a standard Blackhawk helicopter into an 'assault gunship', suppressing enemy fire by using remotely controlled the 25mm Bushmaster gun, covering 360 degrees
Remotely Operated Non Lethal Weapon Station
RAFAEL is unveiling at Eurosatory 2012 a new concept for remotely operated station mounting non-lethal weapons. The system, utilizing a standard Samson Junior weapon...
Tactical Remote Turrets to Modernize Slovak APCs?
BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa (BAES) has teamed with PPS Vehicles, a subsidiary of Slovak-based Company SITNO, to offer the Tactical Remote Turret (TRT) for armored vehicle modernization and upgrading programs scheduled by armed forces of the Eastern Europe region.
Situational Awareness System (SAS)
Situational Awareness System (SAS) is developed and produced by Rheinmetall Defense. It is provided in modular elements, each covering a 180 degree field of...
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