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Avoiding friendly fire is still a challenge for ground forces, despite advances in technology ranging from small, wearable infrared beacons to sophisticated tactical smartphone-based...

The combination of advanced communications capabilities with heads up displays will enhance US combatants. The Army has granted a $3.9M order to Silvus Technologies...

To make informed decisions and achieve their objective, tactical teams and special operators require the ability to quickly and securely process and share mission...
tactical communication

Tactical communication is transporting information through commands or codes using various methods, including verbal, visual, written, and auditory, among others. Tactical communication is mobile...
battlefield decision making

US Special Operations Command wants to equip small teams of operators with advanced smart-soldier gear to stay connected with intel assets anywhere in the...

One of the major challenges of military forces is how to expand the capabilities of soldiers on the modern battlefield. More and more powerful...

As part of an effort to increase the performance of US Marines on the battlefield, their units will be equipped with a lighter and...

Hazardous materials defense equipment is often uncomfortable for wearing. A more convenient helmet-mounted protective shroud against chemical-biological materials was developed by a group of...

New quantum sensors that are virtually undetectable will give Soldiers a disruptive advantage. Thanks to a new technology, a quantum sensor would give Soldiers...

Although many dismounted soldiers are often equipped with advanced devices, tracking and navigation are unavailable in GPS-denied environments. A prototype tactical electronic warfare (EW)...

The United States Marine Corps is pushing to roll out the service’s new grenade launcher. The new M320 grenade launcher will be better than...

The battlefield is becoming increasingly digital and connected. Military forces use software-defined radios (SDR) to deliver secure voice, video and data that connects the...

Room clearing is part of military operations in urban terrain, close-quarters combat, and active-shooter responses. This complex and risky action involves the identification of...
seeing through walls

Advanced technology can aid soldiers make better-informed decisions in real-time at various battlefield environments. The U.S. Army is now looking for products and technologies...
infantry mobile communications

The operative capabilities of a soldier on the battlefield might be deteriorated due to the heavy load of equipment he carries, especially communications systems....
head-up display for battlefield

Up-to-date information on the battlefield can provide life-saving time during a mission. A new system will give American combatants a mixed reality view of...
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The US Army plans to arm close-combat units with Next Generation Squad Weapons. Believing the 5.56-millimeter caliber is slowly growing obsolete, the Army wants...
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Connected smart devices have been gaining momentum in the military and defense spheres. These include sensors, wearable devices, munitions, smart weapons, etc. These devices,...
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US Army soldiers will enjoy improved situational awareness, mobility and protection, thanks to the beginning of deliveries of advanced binocular night vision goggle. The...
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A new smartwatch model showcases features that would be useful for soldiers at the battlefield, serving as a tactical tool for military, as well...
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As warfare becomes increasingly networked, new technologies enhance commanders and soldiers’ interface with Command and Control (C2) applications, with other force members and with...
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Digital assistants have become ubiquitous in civilian life with homeowners using systems such as Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home to access information by “conversing”...

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