Lockheed Acquires Exoskeleton Tech License For Military Mobility

April 11, 2017 @ 04:34 PM

Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton from B-Temia, Inc., for military, industrial, commercial and first-responder applications

US Army Developing Body-Worn Weapon Mount For Soldiers

March 27, 2017 @ 05:45 PM

The US Army is testing a "third arm" device that will be attached to soldiers protective vests to lessen the weight on their arms. Weighing less than 4 pounds, the body-worn weapon mount currently undergoing testing at the Army Research Laboratory, allows redirecting all of a weapon's weight to the body,...

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...

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...

India To Equip Its Army Units With Night Vision Devices

December 9, 2016 @ 04:10 PM

India is equipping its army border units with long range light machine guns and night vision devices (NVDs) to take on Pakistani snipers along the border with the neighbouring country. The Indian Army has asked for night sights from global manufacturers in order to help soldiers fire 7

Indian T-90 Tanks To Be Equipped With High Tech Night Vision

December 6, 2016 @ 01:55 PM

Indian Army has planned to procure 1,400 uncooled thermal imager-based drivers night sight (DNS) with fusion technology for T-90 tank to assist the driver in tank operations at night. The army has revived the process to equip its main battle tank T-90 with high tech night visiion

ACTinBlack Starts To Produce Dual Tube Night Vision Goggle

November 22, 2016 @ 05:29 PM

ACTinBlack has started to produce Dual Tube Night Vision Goggle (DTNVG) and has already shipped first units, following completion of military trials. The DTNVG has been designed to meet the high demands of ground operation units and Special Forces

Saab To Provide Targo Helmet-Mounted Display For Swedish, Brazilian Gripen Fighters

November 7, 2016 @ 01:13 PM

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for an advanced helmet mounted display (HMD) system, ‘Targo. The new system will be used for the Swedish Air Forces Gripen E fighter aircraft

L-3 Oceania Wins $307 Million To Supply Night Vision Goggles, Helment Mounts...

October 28, 2016 @ 02:49 PM

L-3 Oceania has been awarded contracts worth $307 million for the supply of night vision goggles, helmet mounts, head harnesses and laser aiming devices to Australian Defense Forces. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today announced the project has been given the green light, Australian Department of defense said in a statement Friday

South Korea To Develop Body Measurement System To Produce Standard Combat Uniform

September 5, 2016 @ 07:31 AM

South Korea will develop a body measurement system capable of gauging soldiers body sizes and analyse the big data collected to produce a standard combat uniform. "The military will develop a body measurement system which gauges soldiers' body sizes and analyzes them to gather big data

BAE Systems Declares New Striker II Pilot Helmet Ready For Eurofighter Typhoon...

July 12, 2016 @ 09:28 AM

BAE Systems has successfully completed further trials of its most advanced fighter pilot helmet, Striker II Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD) at the Companys UK site. This was the second phase of trials to integrate the HMD systems technology with the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet

Ceradyne Wins $92 Million Body-Armor Contract For US Armed Forces

May 19, 2016 @ 10:09 AM

Ceradyne, Inc, a 3M company, has been awarded a $92.7 million body-armor contract by the US Defense Logistics Agency for delivery of 177,000 pieces