Survivability & Protection

Survivability & Protection

ceramic body armor

Ceramic body armor provides great protection but can also be difficult to manufacture, notably in combining materials to create a strong composite. Ceramic armor...

The Berlin Police Department has received a heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle. The vehicle was ordered in September 2017 as part of...

A technology originating in the US military sector is being tested in order to help save firefighters' lives. The ATAK - Android Team Awareness...
armor-piercing bullets

With the advancements in weapon technology and the emergence of new models of bullets, soldiers and law enforcement officers need more advanced bulletproof vests....
cyber

The recent wave of ransomware attacks and preceding waves of cyber breaches could make it appear as though cyber criminals want their pay-off immediately....

Modern small arms developed by leading countries feature high armor-piercing capabilities even with the small caliber. In view of this, Russia and other countries...
stealth tank

Stealth technology is set to enter the world of ground combat. On the battlefield of the future, the widespread ability to kill tanks and...
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...

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...
firearms

During the past few years, we have been witnessing different technologies that are intended to enhance the future soldier’s capabilities in combat. There are...

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

A Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety and effectiveness of future combat vehicles without piling excessive armor. The program...
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...
driverless vehicles

Some 60 percent of US combat casualties were related to convoy resupply in 2013 alone, according to Pentagon figures. Autonomous vehicles to deliver supplies...
helmet

Nearly 20 percent of US soldiers have suffered a traumatic brain injury with symptoms including memory problems, persistent headaches and seizures, and behavioral problems...
arctic

Commercial shipping, tourism and cruise ship traffic to the Norwegian northern archipelago of Svalbard and the surrounding marine areas have all grown dramatically in...
unmanned

The U.S Army is interested in advanced military vehicle technology. Its armored combat vehicle experts are making plans to ask industry for military vehicle...
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

An autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) can assist military and law enforcement agencies in underwater search and recovery and help in undersea surveillance, or monitor offshore...
afv

The Israeli Eitan AFV has recently completed a comprehensive series of tests in various terrain types across Israel. The tests included an assessment of...
firearms

One of the core pillars on which the warrior's profession is based upon is always being aware of the state of their weapon. This...
boxer crv

The Australian Army will get 211 new Boxer CRV armored combat vehicles, after Rheinmetall was awarded a US$4.1 billion contract, defeating a rival bid...

The future forces will be equipped with a wide array of wearable devices for various purposes. One of these categories will be monitoring systems....