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Russian Company Develops New Binoculars for the Navy

September 25, 2021 @ 07:24 AM

Shvabe Holding, a subsidiary of Russian state-owned Rostec, presented prototypes of binoculars being developed for the Navy. The Zagorsk Optical and Mechanical Plant (ZOMZ) of the Shvabe holding unveiled two new products - high magnification binoculars with image stabilization BSF 20x50 and small-sized binoculars BPF 8x20, Rostec said in a release...

U.S. Army Orders Elbit Systems’ Enhanced Night Vision Goggles

September 23, 2021 @ 08:35 AM

Elbit Systems of America won a second production order valued $54 million to supply Enhanced Night Vision Goggle – Binocular (ENVG-B) systems to the U.S

Saab to Deliver Combat Training Solutions to Polish Army

September 7, 2021 @ 02:41 PM

Saab has signed a 1 billion SEK ($116.5 million) contract for the delivery of several live training systems and services to the Polish Armed Forces

China Uses Latest Bullet Train as Troop Transport to Tibet

August 5, 2021 @ 04:39 AM

PLA utilized the newly opened Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region to transport troops into the region. Soldiers at a combined arms brigade affiliated with the PLA Tibet Military Command recently took a Fuxing bullet train on the railway to an exercise field at an elevation of 4,500 meters

Rheinmetall to Supply 130,000 Laser Light Modules to German Army

July 21, 2021 @ 08:31 AM

The German Bundeswehr has signed a contract with Rheinmetall to supply 130,000 laser light modules worth a potential €178 million. The devices can be mounted via a standard inferface onto all assault rifles, submachine guns, machine guns and sniper rifles currently in the Bundeswehr inventory

Russia’s Tekhnodinamika Testing Parachute System for Dogs

July 6, 2021 @ 04:01 PM

Russian firm Tekhnodinamika is in the final stage of testing a parachute system for military dogs. The parachute harness is designed both for single jumps of a parachutist with a dog and for tandem jumps where the dog and its instructor jump separately

Saab to Provide Combat Training Solutions to the Netherlands

June 21, 2021 @ 02:03 PM

Saab has signed a contract for the delivery of live training systems and services to the Dutch armed forces. The order comprises the supply of new equipment and functionality at 727 MSEK, with a 10-year support contract with an annual value of 66

Elbit Systems Wins $29M to Upgrade U.S. Army Pilots Night Vision Systems...

June 17, 2021 @ 07:05 AM

Elbit Systems of America said today it was recently awarded two orders with an aggregate value of approximately $29 million to upgrade the U.S

UK Armed Forces Order Elbit XACT Night Vision Goggles

June 8, 2021 @ 01:34 PM

Elbit Systems UK won an approximately $16 million initial contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to provide the UK Armed Forces with XACT Night Vision Goggles (NVG). The initial contract will be performed over an 18-month period with the potential for additional follow-on orders over a period of five years

DoD Tests CBRN Aircrew Protective Suit Upgrade

May 13, 2021 @ 02:46 PM

Representatives from across the Department of Defense in conjunction with the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron participated in ongoing developmental testing of the new Uniform Integrated Protective Ensemble, or UIPE, Air system at Nellis Air Force Base. UIPE Air is a layered clothing system — gloves, respirator, undergarments, etc

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