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South Korea is expanding its logistical support capabilities and efficiency through the application of advanced technologies. The Defense Ministry plans to capitalize on big...
fitness watches

Are fitness applications the new threat to military officers and Pentagon officials? A recent memo from Deputy Defense Secretary, Patrick Shanahan, states the dangers of...

The near-future battlefield will be characterized by the presence of Internet of Things: smart devices, soldier-worn sensors and unmanned aircraft will produce a nonstop...

Rescue missions and law enforcement operations often require working at heights, and coping with unique rope access challenges. Rescuing survivors from buildings in the...
soft robot

Soft robotic capabilities and manufacturing at the point of need are among the US Army's top research priorities. Newly-developed 3-D printed robotic structures can...

A manufacturer of military tactical watches unveils new durable models. The US-based MTM Special Ops Watches has been manufacturing sophisticated, military and tactical watches...

The U.S. Army has successfully completed airborne drop testing of its next-generation, compact thermal weapon sight, aimed at checking its durability. Soldiers have recently...

The US Defense Department has been unable to find a root cause for pilots experiencing hypoxia-like symptoms, including disorientation, shortness of breath, confusion and...

Rostec, one of Russia's major weapons producers has revealed a new military-grade coating capable of copying the colors of the surrounding environment. The company...

The Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) is a hydraulic-powered exoskeleton suit intended to support soldiers on the battlefield and allow them to transport heavy...
radar

While there exists a wide variety of radar absorbing material (RAM) composites that can prevent the detection of shelters and vehicles, there are currently...
goggles

A Cold Weather Mobility (CWM) goggle system developed is a purpose-built combat-ready protective eyewear system that incorporates a patented technology which makes it impossible...
battlefield

A new emergency beacon will save soldiers that get separated from their unit or lost in a hostile landscape. US soldiers presently carry a device...

Solutions for effective “closed-hatch” operations are regularly sought by engineers. That is, driving an armored vehicle with the top hatches closed in order to...

US combat pilots currently have knives in their ejection survival packs, and, on occasion, a sidearm. A new weapon will provide better protection if...
law enforcement

Every year, US law enforcement is assaulted and subjected to blunt force in the line of duty. Patrolling on foot, catching criminals, physical dispute...
special forces

For years, U.S. Special Operations Command has been working on a suit for special operators that would essentially provide power and resiliency beyond normal...
unmanned systems and robotics

iHLS is delighted to announce the Conference and Exhibition on Unmanned Systems and Robotics - AUS&R 2018, the leading event held for the sixth...
soldier

Soldiers at the modern battlefield face two challenges, the issue of carrying a great deal of weight and the ability to maneuver efficiently and...
device

A new device can help soldiers stabilize their weapon and take the load off of their arms, like a third arm. The U.S. Army...
modular battlefield computing

A new modular family of rugged computers integrates networked battle command information system capabilities onto a common computing platform. The U.S. military announced a...
scope

One more step in the weapon upgrading of the US Marines. The corps has selected the scope for its newest sniper rifle ― The...

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