Infantry Systems

Infantry Systems

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...
all-terrain vehicle

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...
Photo Black Hornet US DoD

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...
ammunition

The US Army is looking for alternatives to 5.56mm weapons. New composite cartridge provides “significant logistical advantages over traditional brass-cased ammunition and gives end...
robotic armed vehicle

The Russian Army is establishing its first armed military unit that features killer robotic tanks. Inspecting the 766th Production and Technological Enterprise enterprise that develops...
night vision

Next generation night vision capabilities will soon be provided to US soldiers. Microsoft will build mixed-reality (virtual and augmented reality) headsets for the US...

Locating combatants in the field in a GPS-denied environment can be challenging, especially if they are under threat and every second count. A new...
soldier training

The live training environment will be replaced with virtuals. The U.S. Army wants to trade the decades-old Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System, or MILES,...

A series of shoulder-fired recoilless grenade launchers will be developed for the US market by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) and Germany-based...
virtual reality simulator

Rather than click a mouse while sitting at a desk, soldiers will be able to hold a virtual gun and crouch and crawl when...
ihls security accelerator

iHLS is inviting startups in this field to join the 8th cycle of its Security Accelerator, the world’s first accelerator in the HLS field....