US Marine Corps Fields Next Gen Binocular Goggles for Recon and Explosive...

June 21, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

The US Marine Corps began fielding the Binocular Night Vision Goggle II (BNVG II) to force reconnaissance and explosive ordnance disposal Marines this spring, and full operational capability is planned for early next year. BNVG II helps Marines identify potential buried explosive devices, find hidden objects in foliated areas and...

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...

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

Advanced Bullet-proof Jacket Tech Developed by India’s DRDO

October 4, 2017 @ 07:50 PM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has transferred technology of Bullet Proof Jacket (BPJ) to an Indian firm, MKU Limited for manufacturing these for the Indian Army and Para-military forces. Documents related to the technology and licence agreement were handed over at a function held in New Delhi today

Russian Armed Forces To Get New Gen Ratnik-2 Infantry Gears by 2020

September 27, 2017 @ 03:40 PM

The Russian army will be fully equipped with Russia's next-generation Ratnik-2 infantry gear by 2020. "By 2020, the Russian army will be fully equipped with Ratnik-2, by now the troops have received more than 200,000 kits," Russias Central Research Institute of Precision Machine Building told Sputnik on Wednesday

BAE Systems Unveils New Wearable Tech For Soldiers

September 12, 2017 @ 04:20 PM

BAE Systems has introduced a new wearable technology dubbed ‘Broadsword Spine – an invisible power and data network that is built directly into clothing using conductive fabrics instead of wires and cables. The new technology allows vital electronic devices to be plugged straight into a vest, jacket or belt, with custom-built connectors hooking directly into power and data sources via USB

Australia To Develop Soldier-Worn System To Capture Crucial Data On Battlefield

September 7, 2017 @ 03:33 PM

Australias defense ministry has announced collaboration with two telecommunications firms to develop a soldier-worn system called ‘Fight Recorder aimed at capturing valuable data on the battlefield. The two industry partners – Myriota and wearable technology company IMeasureU, will receive $700,000 from the Next Generation Technologies Fund which launched in March this year, to fully develop this system, the ministry said in a press release Thursday

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

U.N Accuses Ukraine Of Weapons Supply To South Sudan

May 15, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

United Nations committee has accused Ukraine of supplying weapons to South Sudan, pointing out to the case of Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was being transported to Uganda in January this year. The UN report has mentioned the case of an Ilyunshinil-76 aircraft that was transported from Ukraine to Uganda on January 27, 2017 and said the country is perpetuating the conflict in the East African country, now in its fourth year,