Thales To Supply Scorpion Helmet Display For Spanish EF-18 Fighter Jets

May 12, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

The Spanish Ministry of Defence will equip the Boeing EF-18 Growler aircraft with 80 Thales Scorpion Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems (HMCS). These HMCS will be installed in the aircraft during the course of 2016 and 2017, once the operational qualification phase and air-to-air (A2A) and air-to-ground (A2G) tests have been completed

Rockwell Collins To Repair US Air Force F-15, F-16 Helmet Mounted Cueing...

April 14, 2016 @ 10:54 AM

Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems has been awarded a $20 million contract for repair of the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) for the US Air Force F-15 and F-16 fighter jets. Contractor will consolidate Air Force F-15, F-16, and foreign military sales repair support for JHMCS into one individual five-year contract...

Israeli Noga Einat Sets Up Plant For Indian Military Footwear

March 21, 2016 @ 12:55 PM

Noga Einat announces completion of construction, together with Indian company Rahman Group, of a plant in India for the manufacture of military footwear. The companies are expanding their cooperation and increasing their marketing efforts towards the local market, the company said in a statement Monday

Hungarian Gripen Fighters Commence Night-Flying

March 8, 2016 @ 06:48 AM

The Hungarian Air Force has started to train for night flying missions using newly-delivered night vision goggles (NVGs). This capability will further enhance the combat readiness of the Hungarian Air Force and boost the contribution of Hungarys Gripens to international missions

Production Facility For India’s Light Combat Vehicle Production Underway

January 7, 2016 @ 11:16 AM

Indias Tata Motors has proposed to set up a production facility for light combat vehicles, military jackets, rifles and other items on one of its units in Dharwad, Karnataka. Tata had applied for the production of defense equipment after the Indian government decided to produce the equipment indigenously under the ‘Make...

Ceradyne Wins $34 Million US Army Body Armor Contract

October 19, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

Ceradyne has won a $34 million contract to supply 28,000 ceramic body armor plates to the US Army. The armor is being procured under the Soldier Protection Systems Vital Torso Protection programme for lightweight enhanced small arms protective inserts (ESAPI), the company said in a statement

BAE Systems To Produce Light Weight Torso, Side Body Armor For US...

September 25, 2015 @ 02:22 PM

BAE Systems has won a $45 million US army contract for the low-rate initial production of lightweight torso and side body armor. The company's side body armor apart from protecting soldiers, it also reduces their carrying load

China Debuts High-Tech Soldiers’ Helmet

September 22, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

China's new-generation helmet debuted in the China-Malaysia joint military exercise currently underway. According to photos of the Peace and Friendship 2015 joint military exercise, although China's new-type helmet is only equipped with a pair of goggles, a cuttlebone is installed in front of the helmet and the night-vision goggle installation is similar to the American style, marking considerable progress compared with previous installations by China, Chinamil, the official website of the Peoples Liberation Army said on its website

BAE Systems Tech to Do Away With Earphones For Soldiers

September 9, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

BAE Systems has developed a prototype communication device to improve soldier safety by using bodys natural ability to transmit sound through bone conduction and do away with earphones. “The prototype system will harness the body's natural ability to transmit sound through bone conduction, transferring messages directly from the soldiers helmet to the inner ear

Rockwell Collins Delivers Gen III F-35 Mounted Display System

August 12, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Rockwell Collins has delivered the first Gen III F-35 Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS) to Lockheed Martin Today. Rockwell Collins, through its joint venture, Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems LLC, is providing the F-35 HMDS to help pilots situational awareness by allowing them to look through the airframe, the company said in a statement

Saab Receives US Army's Camouflage Equipment Order

June 11, 2015 @ 12:48 PM

Saab announced today that it has received an order for the production and delivery of camouflage equipment from the US Army. Deliveries will occur over the next six months

Meprolight Wins Multiple Contracts For Night Vision Systems

April 7, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Meprolight announced today that Israel's Ministry of Defense (IMOD) purchased hundreds of MEPRO LI-OR Night Vision Sights for various IDF departments. The company added that an undisclosed number of other countries' armies have also purchased the MEPRO MINIMON (L) Multi-Functional Lightweight Mini-Monoculars and MEPRO BINIMON (A) Aviator's Night Vision Systems