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Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Ankara: The Turkish army has begun using Israeli-made unmanned aircraft to monitor Kurdish rebel movements in neighbouring Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Monday, quoting the army chief. “In the past 10 days, we have started using our Heron systems… […]


Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

The U.S. Army is testing fuel cell technology for an auxiliary power unit which can bring more electrical power on board an Abrams tank, service officials said. The APU is designed to convert JP8 diesel fuel into hydrogen and then […]


Army seeks technology development partnerships

Army seeks technology development partnerships

BEL AIR, Md: The Army’s scientific and engineering community showcased research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event June 16-17 at Harford Community College. “The showcase presentations will provide you with information about the many exciting changes and related […]


Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Villepinte, France: Developed and produced by Sagem, the Sigma 30 is a laser gyro land navigation and pointing system for artillery pieces, enabling highly accurate firing on short notice. Sagem has also set up a maintenance shop near New Delhi […]


Army testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs)

Army testing new Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs)

ARLINGTON, Va.:  The U.S. Army and Marine Corps are using the newly built government prototypes of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to refine program requirements through rigorous ballistic, performance and reliability testing. It’s all part of an effort to field […]


FELIN System Operational in French Army in September

FELIN System Operational in French Army in September

EUROSATORY 2010: Symbolically, it’s the French Army’s 1st Regiment that will receive, in September 2010, the FELIN equipment for all of its combat companies. It will then be the turn of the 13th Chasseur Alpins battalion. In total, 22,588 systems […]


US Army Training Shifts from Live to Virtual

US Army Training Shifts from Live to Virtual

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.: As overall budgets grow and expenditure on training and simulation products continues to rise, the U.S. military training and simulation market has witnessed stable growth. The Department of Defense (DoD) training and simulation market has had to […]


Army sensors research leads to Soldier protection advances

Army sensors research leads to Soldier protection advances

ADELPHI, Md: Just months after the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory launched an aggressive, innovative research project that has been instrumental to the development of low-cost, lightweight sensors capable of providing novel approaches to […]


Kyrgyzstan orders deadly force to quell ethnic clashes

Kyrgyzstan orders deadly force to quell ethnic clashes

MARKHAMAT, Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan’s interim government Saturday gave the the military and police shoot-to-kill powers to quell ethnic unrest in the country’s south as it partially mobilized the army. Lethal force will be authorised to repel attacks against the authorities, stop […]


 
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