Declining Defence Budgets And Technology Upgrade Shaping Night Vision Market

November 12, 2013 @ 11:54 AM

As defence budgets take a beating due to the downturn of the war in Afghanistan, the market for night vision devices (NVDs) is being shaped by an upgrade of technology from Generation II to Generation III. A decade ago, a major chunk of the night vision market supported war efforts in...

Pentagon Halts F-35 Helmet Development, Saves $ 45 Million

October 11, 2013 @ 09:25 AM

The Pentagon decides to put on hold the F-35 helmet development in order to further mature the Rockwell Collins-Elbit Systems America Vision Systems Generation 2 helmet currently used in training and testing. The program will recoup approximately $45 million in funds it had originally allocated for the development of the alternate

Exelis Wins $28 Million Night Vision Goggles Contract

October 1, 2013 @ 10:20 AM

Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at $28 million to build i-Aware Tactical Mobility Night Vision Goggles (TM-NVG). The i-Aware TM-NVG is an advanced, multipurpose night vision goggle that connects individuals to the larger battlefield network, enhancing situational awareness for both the soldier and command and control elements

Russia To Develop Nano-Armor, Delivery By 2015

August 13, 2013 @ 12:51 PM

Russia is developing an advanced light-weight ceramic armor for the military and police with about 5 to 6 times more protection and 25 percent price drop compared to the previous models, according to a local daily reports. The new nano-armor technology has been allocated about $4

India To Develop Future Infantry Soldier System

March 18, 2013 @ 03:39 PM

Indias Ordnance Factory Board today revealed its plans to develop a future infantry soldier system -- an all weather suit with tactical gear to equip the armed forces to counter rising challenges on the borders and terrorist activities. "We are in the process of making a future infantry soldier system

Raytheon To Supply Thermal Weapon Sights To U.S Army

October 22, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Raytheon has been selected by the U.S

India Gets First Foreign Ballistic Testing Facility

April 13, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

U.S based engineering conglomerate DuPont unveiled its first-ever Asia pacific integrated ballistic centre in Hyderabad on 12, April that will solely focus on developing solutions using local ammunition specific to Indian security requirements

New ‘Leaf’ For Russian Paratroopers

January 27, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Russian paratroopers will begin receiving highly maneuverable D-12 parachute system called ‘Leaf’, with an increased load capacity in 2013, a spokesperson for the Airborne Troops said on Monday, Russian media reported. The D-12 is designed for performing jumps from military transport aircrafts and helicopters with a full set of military gear weighing up to 160 kilograms

Armoured underwear for British Frontline Troops

December 20, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Pelvic protection for troops in Afghanistan has been introduced to help mitigate the effects of IED blasts, the U.K

ITT wins $260 million contract for Night Vision Goggle production from U.S....

August 23, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

ITT Corporation has been awarded its second enhanced night vision goggle (ENVG) production contract from the U.S

ITT awarded $53 million contract for night vision goggles by UK MoD

June 21, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

ITT Corporation has received a $53 million order from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) for head-mounted night vision systems (HMNVS) that provide ground-based soldiers with superior performance during nighttime operations. To date, this is ITT’s largest order from the United Kingdom for night vision systems