Infantry Systems

Infantry Systems

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New technologies that offer help to forces in finding enemy troops when operating in confined or urban environments were evaluated during a military exercise...
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The US armed forces branches are testing their sensor-to-sensor capabilities in tandem during the Army-led Project Convergence campaign at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG). Project Convergence...

Capturing digital images is the first step toward delivering data fusion and augmented reality technology that will transform how warfighters perceive the battlespace in...
Samson weapon station photo by RAFAEL

Rafael is unveiling its newly enhanced SAMSON 30mm Integrated Remote Weapons Station (RWS) for Light Vehicles. With a combination of advanced, reliable, and effective...

Urban canyons — with their high vertical structures, tight spaces, and limited lines of sight — constrain military communications, mobility, and tactics. Unmanned air...

Wearable technology promises to make significant changes to how soldiers report information. Today, units in the field must call in everything, filing verbal reports...
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US Army’s snipers successfully tested the new generation MK-22 Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) during exercises to clear it for fielding. Tailored to meet mission requirements,...
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A new navigation device that will enable warfighters to better shoot, move and communicate in a GPS degraded environment, could replace the legacy handheld...

The need to support ground forces in the field to carry out various missions while minimizing threats to soldiers' lives accelerates the development of...

Russian defense manufacturer Kalashnikov announced that the AK-12 assault rifle will become the new basic weapon for Russian troops. “The AK-12 has served as...

The US army vision calls for linking “every sensor” to “any shooter.” Shortening sensor-to-shooter data transmission times is a major challenge.  Rainmaker, a US Army...

Electronic warfare capability will be provided to US infantry units, a capability not always available due to various constraints. The U.S. Army recently awarded...
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British Royal Marines have tested American-made Polaris MRZR-D4, new lightweight all-terrain 4x4 vehicles. The vehicle is an ultralight 4x4 off-roader that can carry up to...

The Bundeswehr will acquire laser light modules for the German armed forces. The devices manufactured by Rheinmetall can be mounted via a standard interface...

The US Army has chosen five teams to compete to design the replacement for its Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle, in service since 1981, within...

Advanced technology for the benefit of warriors in the field will be supplied to the German military forces. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), through its...

The US Army has chosen Oshkosh Defense to build its new Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) — a 30mm, unmanned turreted auto-cannon — for...

In GPS-denied environments, such as underground, in dense urban areas, and where GPS is jammed, warfighters need alternative location solutions. A new technology uses...

The Australian Army has been testing a replacement for its current infantry weapon. The Army has been conducting operational test and evaluation of the...
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An additional batch of advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be delivered to the US Army. FLIR System has won an additional $15.4 million...

Rugged computing equipment helps military troops communicate and share critical information in harsh conditions.  A new next-generation tablet, K120 Windows 10 tablet, is a fully...

Exoskeletons (external skeletons) are designed to help soldiers with heavy loads and give their limbs extra movement, strength and endurance. But soldiers often face...