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Germany

The Berlin Police Department has received a heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle. The vehicle was ordered in September 2017 as part of...
drone swarm

The ability to control unmanned systems from a manned aircraft is an important “force multiplier”. This ability of a team of drones to interact...
diving scooter

Russian combat swimmers use a German-made extreme high-performance diving scooter for professional purposes. This was revealed during large-scale military exercises that took place at...
maritime UAV

The German Navy gets a new airborne reconnaissance technology. The new, unmanned, airborne system, a NATO-compliant heavy fuel rotary UAV SKELDAR V-200, is scheduled...

Germany wants to establish an agency like the American DARPA. Its Defense and Interior ministry officials are pushing for the creation of a new...

German Army special units will be equipped with a lightweight, assault rifle-mounted laser light package specially designed to meet their need. Worth around €5...
biological warfare

Armed jihadis plotted or carried out more attacks in Europe last year than in 2016, with a total of 33 attacks either planned or...
heron tp

The deal to lease Heron TP systems manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to Germany has been approved. On June 13, IAI signed an...
leasing

Leasing unmanned aircraft systems (UAVs) has become a more popular option, not only by commercial companies but also by military users that seek to...
puma uav

Small UAVs have helped transform the way U.S. and allied forces plan, train, equip and operate. Now, the Puma UAV is fielded to the...
3d printer

In many instances, military forces have to cope with situations whereas an urgently needed spare part is not available on site and it would...
missile defense

Defense corporations MBDA Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin announced a new joint venture, TLVS, to pursue the next generation Integrated Air and Missile Defense...
border wall

While the US has been busy building its own border wall with Mexico, it has also been assisting other countries in constructing such security...
situational awareness

Modern armored fighting vehicles achieve high levels of crew survivability using both passive and active protection. However, to maximize this protection, all vehicle hatches...
sniper rifle

A recent budget request by the US Army is considered a big win for the sniper rifle program compared to last year when the service...
elite squad

The ongoing perceived terrorist threat in Germany - and especially Berlin, has led to a decision to enhance the country’s anti-terror squad. Germany's elite...

Advanced mobile camouflage solutions have become an important part of the modern battlefield, protecting vehicles when moving or when in a static position. One...
robot

Missions such as clearing buildings, detecting explosive charges etc. in a hostile environment often endanger the lives of soldiers and law enforcement officers. A...
survivors in burning buildings

Engineers from two universities, Ruhr-Universität Bochum and University of Duisburg-Essen, have developed novel signal processing methods for imaging and material characterization with the aid...
shoulder rocket launcher

The Matador RGW-90 single-shot shoulder rocket launcher will be upgraded with an advanced sight, which would enable the Matador to accurately hit targets 1,200...
special forces

Special forces all over the world replace their weapons in new models in order to customize them to anti-terror warfare. In the past, such units...
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...

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