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Personal Gear

assault rifle

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The newest AK-12 assault rifle produced by the Kalashnikov small arms manufacturer for the Ratnik (Warrior) ‘soldier of the future’ infantry combat gear has...
troops gear

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The US Army and Marine Corps continue to work together to try and reduce the weight of troops gear, according to a recent government...
submarine

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Innovation in the field of nuclear suit development. Machinist Nathan Lindner tested the newest suit designed to protect sailors from steam leaks on nuclear-powered...
special operations

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The Special Operations Task Force (SOTF) of the Singapore Armed Forces, a combination of the army’s Commandos, Special Operation Force and the navy’s Naval...
special operations

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US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) science and technology is looking for equipment that weighs less, is more flexible and comes at an affordable price....
future forces

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The Future Forces Conference and Exhibition, organized by iHLS for already the fourth year,  will present the trends and the most advanced solutions to...

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One of the advancing and intriguing fields within the robotics realm today is the unmanned systems that support the combatant at the battlefield, that...
special operations

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The IDF’s special operations units have been applying advanced technologies and unique skills in anti-terror warfare, airborne troops transportation, and parachuting during their operational...
special forces

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Russia’s military is often seen as a bit backward compared to NATO allies and the U.S. — with dated equipment, low budgets, and problematic...
new earplugs

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New earplugs for soldiers and law enforcement teams supply active hearing protection and better situational awareness. OTTO Engineering, specializing in the design and manufacture...
future forces

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Cutting-edge technological responses to the future warfare challenges will be the focus of the conference on Future Forces that will be hosted by iHLS...
brain

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The frequent use of explosive devices in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars has given birth to a new type of war injury: multiple mild...
special operations

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The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) - office of Science and Technology strives to deliver game-changing technology to enable US warfighters to have an...
policemen vests

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  A group of bioengineering students from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee has found a way to leverage technology to protect police officers nationwide. Their quest started...
special forces

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More than a year after the U.S. Department of Defense repealed a longtime ban on women serving in ground combat assignments, relatively few have...
first responders

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  Exoskeleton technologies are fulfilling new roles in the military, industrial, commercial and first-responder applications. Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton from...
thermal monocular

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The recently unveiled Pulsar Helion Thermal Monoculars have been getting attention in the thermal industry by setting the bar for feature-packed technologically advanced optics. According...
nano-UAV

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A new version of a military nano-UAV has been under development. FLIR's Prox Dynamics unit is in the process of developing a new version...
armor

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  Composite metal foams (CMFs) could drastically improve the strength of armor as well as increase shielding from radiation, heat and high-speed kinetic impacts. CMFs,...
shield

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  A new shield offers multi-hit protection from armor-piercing rifle bullets and is easily carried by a single armed shield operator. The shield is constructed...

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