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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Electric UAVs 2014-2024

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Electric UAVs 2014-2024

Thousands of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be deployed in the next few years for both civil and military missions. Early adoption of new technologies will be employed: from smart skin to structural components and intelligent motors with integral gearing. […]


Japan Unveils Stealth Fighter Test Bed

Japan Unveils Stealth Fighter Test Bed

Japan will begin test flights next year to determine whether the country has the right stuff to build a fighter jet without relying on Western contractors. The Ministry of Defense plans to seek around 40 billion yen ($384 million) in […]


Lithium Sulfur Batteries A Step Closer for UK Forces

Lithium Sulfur Batteries A Step Closer for UK Forces

The next generation battery technology company, OXIS Energy Ltd, has delivered the third phase of a research program to improve its Lithium Sulfur cells for Lincad Ltd and the UK MOD. The project is part of a wider Dstl (Defence […]


Supacat to Deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles

The Defence Material Organization (DMO) has awarded a $105M contract to high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles – Commando (SOV-Cdo) for the Australian Defence Forces under the JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN) program. The new SOV-Cdo […]


Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. A revolutionary new electronic chip with nano-sized chemical sensors is about to make their job much easier. The […]


Exelis to Supply High-Performance Radar To Saudi National Guard

Exelis to Supply High-Performance Radar To Saudi National Guard

Exelis has received a contract valued at more than $9 million to provide advanced military air traffic management capabilities to the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG). Under this foreign military sales contract, Exelis will supply the GCA-2020 precision ground control […]


Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

A South Australian company has won a development contract to supply the United States military with advanced mine clearance technology. Minelab Electronics, a company renowned for its metal detectors, has partnered with a American company NIITEK that makes ground penetrating […]


Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

The Navy’s $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester. Revised standards adopted for the vessel intended to operate in shallow coastal waters “continue to […]


Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

In extending technological leadership within the remote sensing market, Headwall announced availability of its new Nano-Hyperspec sensor for commercial UAV deployment. The low-cost hyperspectral sensor operates in the VNIR (400-1000nm) spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to […]


 
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