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-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...
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
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
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 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 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'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 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 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 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 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