Infantry Systems

Infantry Systems

Photo illust. soldier US Navy by Kim Smith

The US Army has been buying large amounts of small drones for use among regular units, and it could be that in the near...
Photo illust.BM-21_Grad missile by Wikimedia-

What weapons Russia is deploying against Ukraine? While many of the weapons systems so far used during the Russian invasion have been largely conventional...
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Electro-optical targeting teams from the US Marine Corps needed a portable system to help them acquire targets quickly on the battlefield. Soon they will...
Photo illus. infantry vehicle by US NARA and DVIDS

A new tracked armored IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) developed by Egypt has been unveiled in at the end of last year. The National Organization...
photo illus by AETC US AIR FORCE

Controversy over the fate of an advanced headset project for the US Army, combining high-resolution night, thermal, and soldier-borne sensors. While a report by Business...

The US Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) is “not operationally effective” for combat or engagement, security cooperation and deterrence missions against near-peer threats...

Computing capabilities are now available for tactical firearms. A new weapon system will turn any rifle of any caliber with a low power variable...

A game-changer situational awareness system for combat vehicles is being developed by Defensphere, an Estonian-Croatian company. The Vegvisir system is designed to provide armored...

The US Army will select its Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) rifle and automatic rifle supplier in the last quarter of this year. The...

Units of the French Special Operations Command will be the first military force to adopt the latest  FN ENVOLYS machine gun. The weapon was...
night vision injection

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA wants to develop enhanced, less bulky night-vision goggles. 10 organizations were selected for this mission. “Current night...
Photo illust. US Marines Corps

The US Army has been investing in potential replacements for its aging combat weapons for many years. However, to fully maximize the capabilities of...

The US Military is planning to acquire a robotic combat vehicle in two versions - RCV- Light (RCV-L) and RCV-Medium (RCV-M) to defeat light-to...

Turkish defense manufacturer Aselsan configured its Stabilized Advanced Remote Weapon Platform (SARP) to fire the ATOM 40mm high-velocity airburst grenade, after completing integration and...

Hensoldt is expanding the performance of its MUSS (Multifunctional Self-Protection System) self-protection system for armored vehicles in order to detect and ward off additional,...
Photo illust US Army

Military equipment can be the subject of enemy electronic attacks, potentially resulting in a loss of location awareness that can put Army missions at...

The modern capability of connecting sensors to shooters (weapons) replaces the manual static configuration of separate tactical networks and limited internetworking capabilities.  The U.S. military...

The manufacturing of the 8x8 'Dragon' Wheeled Combat Vehicle (RCV) for the Spanish Armed Forces has started at General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS). The...

Nammo Raufoss in Norway is working on a drone-mounted M72 concept. The M72 is a 66mm caliber single-use light anti-tank weapon effective against a...
Photo illust US Navy

With the goal to equip its armed forces with emerging and disruptive technologies, the Latvian MoD will invest some $1.4 million in three innovative...
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Engaging in subterranean (SubT) environments puts warfighters in dangerous situations with limited visibility and movement, as well as potential environmental risks such as flooding,...

The US Army’s new rifle for ground infantry squads has been designed to close the gap between the rifleman and the highly trained sniper....