Conferences & Events
SELEX Galileo’s IRST to Equip Gripen's Next Generation Fighter
SELEX Galileo announced that Saab has selected the Infrared Search & Track (IRST) system SKYWARD-G to equip Saab’s Gripen Next Generation (NG)
MBDA: more use of composite materials in missiles
MBDA launched the CRISTAL*project which aims to further extend the maturity level of the composite material moulding technology from the Carbone Forgé company, as required in order to be able to use it in aeronautical and defence applications. The
Sikorsky S-76DT Helicopter Enters Production
The S-76D™ Helicopter Program is entering production, signifying the latest major milestone in the program that is manufacturing the next generation model of the popular S-76® Helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
New Compact Integrated Bridge Systems for Ships
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has introduced a new compact integrated bridge system (CIBS) designed to improve situational awareness and ship efficiency while reducing installation
Future military technologies showcased
A selection of the latest air and land unmanned vehicles and weapon sights technologies currently being tested and evaluated for future operational use has been unveiled to MOD
Lockheed Reveals JLTV Ambulance
Lockheed unveiled an ambulance variant of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Modern Day Marine convention Oct. 5 in Quantico, Va.
Oshkosh Unveils MTVR 4X4
Oshkosh Defense unveiled a new 4X4 variant of its Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement truck aimed at increasing mobility while preserving payload, company officials said.
'Bug Eye' to give troops better night vision
Frontline troops will soon be able to see better in the dark using a revolutionary new optical technology 'Bug Eye' that’s modelled on the eye of a tiny parasitic fly, said engineers at BAE Systems. The BAE team has developed the new ‘bug eye’
Thales introduces I-Mast 100
Thales introduces the I-Mast 100 integrated sensor and communication system for naval vessels.
Thales unveils Sophie ZS and Sophie XF, two new handheld thermal imagers
Thales today announces the expanding of its line of Sophie thermal imagers with the launch of two new products: Sophie ZS (Zoom Surveillance) mono-function and Sophie XF (eXtended Functions) multi-function. Both cameras are specially tailored to
A new name to note: Oerlikon Contraves Deutschland GmbH is now Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics – a centre of excellence for advanced infantry technologyTrading under the new name Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics GmbH, the former Oerlikon Contraves
First A400M moved outdoors for outside ground tests
The first A400M (MSN1) has left the Final Assembly Line (FAL) on 2nd September, to be moved to the next ground test station which now is outdoors. This follows satisfactory completion of all indoor ground testing on station
Small but perfectly formed: mini munitions offer precision impact
The race to develop better, smaller, cheaper airborne weapons has become a charge. It is difficult to think of a single precision-guided munitions (PGM)-maker in Europe or the US that does not have, at the very least, one such programme under
Northrop Grumman delivers final, first stage solid rocket motor for ICBM
Northrop Grumman Corporation delivered the final, first stage solid rocket motor for the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) July 23 to the U.S. Air Force under the Propulsion Replacement Program (PRP).
BAE Invents VEE Quick-Escape Bulletproof Windows
Up-armored Hummers are still the most common vehicles in front-line service with American forces. To date, however, soldiers have reported problems getting doors open or getting out of the vehicle after land mine blasts, or during accidents that
Alenia Aeronautica at Maks 2009 International Air Show
Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica company, will attend Maks 2009 (from 18 to 23 August), the main Russian Aviation and Space show, organised at Zhukovski Airport and by now an important appointment for the whole world aerospace
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