Exoskeletons for Chinese Soldiers in High Altitude Regions

November 11, 2020 @ 05:14 AM

Chinese military stationed at high altitude regions may soon begin using exoskeletons built to conserve their energy while performing tasks such as patrol, transportation, and logistics support. The Human Function Enhancement Technology Research center, under the state-owned China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC), has already delivered a number of these...

Chinese PLA to Buy Drones, Winter Equipment for Border Defense

November 2, 2020 @ 05:00 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command is seeking unmanned, intelligent and advanced weapons and equipment including drones, anti-drone guns and warm clothing made of graphene, for plateau warfare and border defense. The military recently invited 22 private arms companies and held a review session over their products

US Army Orders Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular Systems from Elbit Systems

October 23, 2020 @ 08:08 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its U

Elbit Awarded $50M to Provide Helicopter Systems to the US Army

October 9, 2020 @ 07:15 AM

Elbit Systems of America was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a maximum value of approximately $50 million to produce spare parts in support of the Aviators Night Vision Imaging System Head-Up Display system (“ANVIS HUD”) of the U.S

Rostec Releases Video of Soldier Exoskeleton That Was Tested in Syria

September 29, 2020 @ 07:02 AM

Russias Rostec has released a video of a passive exoskeleton that enables a soldier to run faster and carry heavier loads than those without them. The Exoskeleton EO-1 was tested under combat conditions in Syria

Australian Department of Defence Signs Order for Saab Deployable Health Modules

September 24, 2020 @ 03:46 PM

Saab has signed a contract with the Australian Department of Defence to deliver deployable health modules for the Australian Governments Deployable Health Capability Program, Joint Project 2060. The order value is 337 MAUD (2,150 MSEK) for the years 2020-2027, including 5 years of support

Russia’s Armored Steel-Comparable Ceramic Plate Clears Tests

September 5, 2020 @ 09:32 AM

Rostec subsidiary Tekhnodinamika will soon begin serial production of new high-strength ceramic armor plate that can be used to protect personnel, ground, air and naval equipment. “The armored plates made of corundum ceramics demonstrated high protective properties comparable to armored steel (during tests)

DARPA Plans Bioelectronic ‘Travel Adapter’ to Cure Diarrhea, Jet Lag

April 7, 2020 @ 06:15 PM

The US Defence Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has initiated a new project to develop a

Rheinmetall-led Soldier Systems Team Wins European Defence Fund Contract

February 19, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

A Rheinmetall-led consortium has won the first request for proposals for preliminary studies relating to the development of a Generic Open Soldier Systems Reference Architecture (GOSSRA). Under the GOSSRA project, studies will be conducted into developing an open reference architecture as the basis of EU-wide standardized soldier systems

Mine-protected Boots, Stealth Fabric in Russian Future Soldier Gear

December 14, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

"The newly-developed fabrics we use cannot be picked up by infrared detectors. They block the heat coming from the human body

Software Defined Radios For Russian Armed Forces

October 20, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

The Russian Armed Forces will be equipped with software defined radio communication systems, Maj. Gen