Personal Gear

Personal Gear

Marine Using Tablet

The US Marine Corps is on the cusp of further integrating touch screen tablet and smartphone technology that will aid Marines calling in accurate...
robotic capabilities

A known model of the MRZR all-terrain vehicle gets robotic capabilities. The vehicle that can fit inside an MV-22 Osprey helicopter and fly troops...
nanotechnology

In materials science, enhancing one characteristic of a material will see a decline in a different characteristic. Strength and toughness are a pair like...
power supply

The proliferation of radios, handheld smart devices, GPS, and other personal electronic devices supporting the “future soldier”’s operation has been prompting the examination of...
flexible electronics

A new generation of products is emerging based on low cost printed electronics with embedded silicon ICs and sensors. By eliminating the need for...
Exoskeletons

Powered exoskeletons are, according to Wikipedia, wearable machines that are mobile and powered using a system of hydraulics, electric motors, pneumatics, levers or a...
IEDs Used Against Armored Vehicles

Soldiers in combat situations have to constantly scan their surroundings for improvised explosive devices (IEDs), a signature weapon of modern guerrilla warfare. These homemade...
homeland security

We are inviting ground-breaking startups in the security, defense and homeland security (HLS) fields to take part in a first-of-its kind startup competition. iHLS is...
New Combat Wearables

Wearable combat tech that’s straight out of a sci-fi movie was developed by Singapore company ST Engineering, and gives us a real life glimpse...
Bump stocks makes guns shoot like automatic weapons

Four months have passed since the Las Vegas mass shooting spurred outrage over bump-fire stocks, which gunman Stephen Paddock attached to 12 of his...
Grip

Everyone who has been a soldier, and more specifically a fighter, knows that carrying an assault rifle or a machine gun on a long...
Miles Laser System

The MILES laser training system has been here for many years, from 1970 to be accurate, but still when we think of training simulation...
gun suppressors

Traditionally, gun suppressors have been reserved for special operations forces or specialized troops. But over the last year, the US Marine Corps has experimented...
google glass

A head-up display technology once developed for US soldiers in the field has become a commercial augmented reality (AR) platform used in various business...
body armor

Body armor is not all about stopping bullets. There are many factors that affect how wearable armor is, which in turn impacts how and...
communication equipment

The global rugged equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.38% during the period 2017-2021, according to a forecast by analysts...

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

The forthcoming IoT 2017 Conference and Exhibition organized by iHLS will shed light on a lesser-known aspect of the Internet of Things: Security and...
combat gear

Key features of high-tech individual combat gear for Russia’s infantrymen were recently exposed. Progress in the development of reconnaissance and target identification systems has...
Mine-Disarming

New drones were demonstrated by Russia’s International Anti-Mining Center's sapper units for mine-disarming. Dmitry Klochko, director of LocMas who told mil.today: "To neutralize mines, we...
Revolutions in IDF Ground Arm

The technological and organizational revolutions in IDF Ground Arm has been gaining momentum. The multiple changes include a response to the offensive, border-crossing tunnels...
battle suit

The Russian corporation Rostec has recently showcased a new battle suit called the Ratnik-3, which reportedly uses a nuclear blast resistant watch. According to...

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