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new naval sensor

A new naval sensor designed to track advanced weapons including supersonic missiles has entered the production process. The Sea Fire digital radar, manufactured by...
UAV

In a milestone flight in the unmanned aerial vehicle realm, a Reaper MQ-9 will fly between two European countries. It will be the first...
indoor inspection

One of the challenges of flying drones indoor in complex and confined spaces or in contact with humans is the risk of collisions and...
rifles

French defense giant Thales and the Indian-based defense equipment manufacturer MKU will collaborate in the development and manufacture of optronic devices and F90 close...
4g communication

Current soldiers are becoming increasingly agile and connected, as result of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. The French Ministry of the Armed Forces...
tethered drones

Tethered drones have various advantages, including the fact that there is no need for a trained pilot to operate them, they have a continuous...
future forces systems

Future forces will operate in completely different arenas and conditions from the ones we know today. Future aircraft flying in 2025-2030 will be fitted...
Satellites Will Monitor The Seas

India and France decided to step up cooperation in the space sector by exploring ways to use satellites for maritime surveillance and collaborating on...
unmanned ground vehicles

Ground unmanned vehicles and robots are becoming an operational reality in military forces around the world. Recently, the Direction Générale de l’Armement has awarded...
blockchain

The recent wave of deadly terrorist attacks in Europe, particularly in Paris, has raised questions regarding illegal firearms, such as deactivated Kalashnikov rifles, that...
simulation

Military forces use computer simulations to prepare their personnel for real-life situations. The virtual reality technology is gradually used in the military virtual training,...
shipborne UAV

Shipborne UAVs are already available, but they are either lightweight, and therefore not powerful enough to carry the necessary instruments, or they are relatively...
facial biometric technology

The elevated global terrorist threat as perceived by the authorities in various states has resulted in the enhancement of countering measures and legislation procedures....
counter-terror

Sensor technology mounted on security dogs has been enhancing India’s fight against terrorism. India’s Elite counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG) has procured head-mounted...
anti-ramming

A debate has been sparked in Austria recently regarding new anti-terror measures, specifically anti-ramming attacks. Austria's chancellery halted the construction of anti-terror walls outside...
missile systems

The European missile systems manufacturer MBDA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Romanian defence group Romarm and its subsidiary Electromecanica Ploiesti that...
nato

NATO is requesting outside contractors to pitch concepts on military operations in urban areas, admitting that its forces are unprepared for urban warfare in...
infantry soldiers

The French army has been upgrading the equipment of its infantry soldiers - including a new troop carrier and advanced personal gear. The Army...
air missile defense

The 6th Israeli Air Missile Defense Conference & Exhibition (IAMD) held today assembled the best experts and senior figures from this fascinating field from...
manned-unmanned

France and Germany are planning a roadmap for joint development of a new European fighter jet and replacement of the existing fleet by mid-2018....
missile defense

The Turkish government has signed an agreement with fellow NATO members France and Italy to develop its national missile defense systems, the Turkish defense...
counter drones

The risk that commercial drones pose to aircraft is a growing one. The UK Airprox Board, which monitors reported near misses with aircraft, recorded...

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