Russia's Shvabe Holding Company, part of Rostec, shipped a large batch of helmet-mounted night vision goggles to an unnamed African country, the company announced Thursday. "The Shvabe Holding Company of Rostec State Corporation has exported a large batch of PN21K night vision monoculars in the interests of one of the countries on the African continent
China has developed a strong, light fiber nick named "golden silk" that is resistant to heat and corrosion for use in fire-proof and bullet-proof military equipment. "The material can be used to make body armor and other protective components for precision instruments or military hardware," military analysts were quoted as saying by
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Ukraine has set up a probe against five top defense officials after 79 out of the army's tested 100 bulletproof vests could be pierced by weapons, and hence offered insufficient protection to the forces. “All five suspects are high-ranking defense officials: the head of the main directorate, his two deputies, and two heads of department
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
The Chinese People's Liberation Army has handed over smart watches to individual combat solders that provide secure communication, navigation and a host of other features. A photo of the watch released on state media shows icons for message, heart rate and satellite signal strength among others
Rheinmetall has won a three-year, $11 million contract to supply German Police with ballistic inserts for protective vests. The first batch consisting of over 5,000 ballistic inserts will be shipped in spring 2019
Lockheed Martin has won $6.9 million United States (US) Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) contract to enhance ONYX exoskeleton for future soldier demonstrations
The Canadian Armed Forces have exercised options under the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP) to procure an additional 1,256 Rheinmetall Argus soldier systems worth CAD22 million (€14.3 million)
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 viewing module proving 20-degree field of view visor
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, the company said in a statement Monday
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 safely conduct tasks that require depth perception, the department of defense said in a statement Wednesday
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