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Malaysia Orders Thales Integrated Air and Missile Defense systems

Thales announced today at DSEI that it has signed a contract with Global Komited, a company within The Weststar Group, to supply the Malaysian...

Kuwait Requests Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems (JHMCS)

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress June 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government Kuwait of 43 Joint Helmet Mounted...

Mobile Devices Offer Fast Decisions, Productivity, DoD Says

Mobile devices are becoming the way we communicate, and the Defense Department views that change as an opportunity, the department’s deputy chief information officer...
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First Selex ES Anti-Collision Laser System Operational on Italian NH90 Helicopter

The first qualified LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance and Monitoring) system, developed and manufactured by Finmeccanica -Selex ES, is now on board an Italian Army...

Qatar Requests AN/FPS-132 Block 5 Early Warning Radar

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar of one (1) A/N FPS -132 Block 5...

Bug Eye Gives Troops Better Night Vision

LONDON, UK: Frontline troops will be able to see better in the dark using revolutionary new optical technology that’s modeled on the eye of...

US Army’s new electronic warfare capabilities hit the ground in Europe

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and 2nd Armored Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive new...

Boeing Laser Demonstrator Destroys Targets through Wind and Fog

Boeing and the U.S. Army have proven the capabilities of the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) in maritime conditions, successfully targeting a...

Singapore Invites Cyberattacks To Strengthen Defences

Hundreds of hackers have targeted Singapore's defence ministry -- but the attacks were at the government's invitation in an unusual attempt to strengthen cybersecurity. Authorities...

German Army Opens IED Research Center for Soldiers

The German Armed Forces have inaugurated an information and research center aimed at protecting the country's troops in Afghanistan against so-called improvised explosive devices,...