New Hardware to Fix Bug in $400,000 F-35 Pilot Helmets

November 11, 2019 @ 06:28 AM

A solution to fix a bug in the

South Korean Firms to Manufacture Bulletproof Vests, Helmets, Magazines in Philippines

April 5, 2019 @ 02:58 PM

Two South Korean firms and government of Philippines will jointly manufacture defense products that includes bulletproof vests, helmets and magazines in Bataan province, north of Manila. A ceremony was organised Friday to mark the construction of factories for the production of defense hardware

Rockwell Collins To Provide Helmet Mounted Systems For US Navy, Marine Corps...

August 1, 2018 @ 08:34 AM

Rockwell Collins has been contracted to provide 140 Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing system, Night Vision Cueing and Display systems in support of the United States Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18 squadrons, the Department of defense announced Tuesday. A Joint Helmet-Mounted Cueing System, or JHMCS, is a technology upgrade which engineers a...

Raytheon to Design, Manufacture Projector for UAE’s F-16 Fighter Head-Up Display

July 17, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

Raytheon will design, develop and manufacture the projector for BAE Systems' Digital Light Engine head-up display on the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the United Arab Emirates armed forces. The digital HUD upgrade will integrate into the F-16's existing Head-up Display (HUD) space, requiring no changes to the aircraft, cabling or computing,...

KRET To Showcase Helmet-mounted Display For ‘Night Hunter’ Helicopters At HeliRussia-2018

May 24, 2018 @ 09:54 AM

Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), part of State Corporation Rostec, will demonstrate helmet-mounted target designation and display gear for pilots of Mi-28NE ‘Night Hunter helicopters at the HeliRussia-2018 international helicopter exhibition starting on May 24 in Moscow. "The Group will show modern components of Mi-28NE ‘Night Hunter helicopters developed by the Ryazan-based...

New Soldier Combat System for Chinese Army Commandos

February 23, 2018 @ 05:33 AM

Sky Wolf Commandos of the Chinese Armys Special Operations Forces from the Western Theater Command, have been equipped with the QTS-11 system in their training, Global Times reported quoting Weihutang, a column affiliated with China Central Television (CCTV). The QTS-11 system includes firearms and a digitalized integrated individual soldier combat system besides detection and communications, Global Times quoted Song Zhongping, a Chinese military expert as saying

Rheinmetall-led Soldier Systems Team Wins European Defence Fund Contract

February 19, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

A Rheinmetall-led consortium has won the first request for proposals for preliminary studies relating to the development of a Generic Open Soldier Systems Reference Architecture (GOSSRA). Under the GOSSRA project, studies will be conducted into developing an open reference architecture as the basis of EU-wide standardized soldier systems

Mine-protected Boots, Stealth Fabric in Russian Future Soldier Gear

December 14, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

"The newly-developed fabrics we use cannot be picked up by infrared detectors. They block the heat coming from the human body

MKU Supplies Indian Army With 7,500 Ballistic Helmets

July 14, 2017 @ 09:43 AM

Indian Army has received the first batch of 7,500 ballistic helmets to protect its infantry soldiers for the first time in 25 years. The first batch has arrived at the ordnance depots, whereas a second batch of 30,000 helmets is expected by 2017 end

US Army’s New Heads-Up Display Technology Showcased At DoD Lab Day

May 24, 2017 @ 04:02 PM

The US Army showcased a new technology called "Tactical Augmented Reality" or TAR for soldiers to precisely locate their positions, as well as the locations, during the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day at the Pentagon May 18. TAR enables soldiers to see in the dark, all with a heads-up display device that looks like night-vision goggles, or NGV, said Richard Nabors, an associate for strategic planning at U

Elbit Systems Wins US Navy Contract For Helmet Display Tracker Systems

March 23, 2017 @ 08:13 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded a $49 million worth contract to provide 126 helmet display tracker systems (HDTS) for the US Navy on the MH-60 aircraft. “Elbit Systems of America, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $49,884,371 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a maximum quantity of 126 helmet display tracker systems (HDTS) and associated line items for the Navy on the MH-60 aircraft,” the US Department of defense announced Wednesday

US Army’s Next-Gen Personnel Protective Equipment System Enters Production Phase

January 17, 2017 @ 01:55 PM

US Armys new light-weight ballistic helmet system has entered production phase this month. The Armys next generation Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) system is intended to improve the warfighters lethality, mobility and modularity by optimizing Soldier protection while effectively reducing weight with the latest technologies and managing all lifecycle aspects of personal protective equipment,