Survivability & Protection

Survivability & Protection

smartphone. image by pixabay

Following the widespread protests and anger over police brutality in the US during these last few years, an iPhone user created a shortcut that...
firefighter. image by pixabay

Currently-available turnout gear for firefighters does not inherently provide adequate visibility, ballistic protection, or lower extremity protection as traditional approaches do not always meet...
Riot. image by pixabay

Over the course of the last few years, the US had seen a rise in the number of riots and political activism. As a...
Handgun. image by pixabay

Gun violence in the US has spiked in recent years. According to Pew Research, 44% of Americans say they personally know someone who has...
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New military uniform nanocoatings can add fire and UV-light protection and chemical recognition capabilities to uniforms. In a NATO-funded research, Jaime Grunlan, from the...
Soldier. image by pixabay

Hensoldt is expanding the performance of its MUSS (Multifunctional Self-Protection System) self-protection system for armored vehicles in order to detect and ward off additional,...
Police. image by pixabay

The US Department of Homeland Security is looking for technology to support the development of officers’ skills in the use of force and de-escalation...
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Protective materials are used in every field, beginning from the architecture and construction of high-rise buildings to infrared stealth devices for military applications. However,...
Photo illus. infantry vehicle by US NARA and DVIDS

A new tracked armored IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) developed by Egypt has been unveiled in at the end of last year. The National Organization...
flying car v-22 osprey

The US armed forces branches are testing their sensor-to-sensor capabilities in tandem during the Army-led Project Convergence campaign at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG). Project Convergence...

Materials that can perform under high pressure, high-temperature environments are needed for automotive, aerospace, defense, and space applications.  Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers have...
law enforcement camera

New models of police cars are equipped with the latest technology including artificial intelligence, communication systems, and high speeds.  One of them is Bozena Riot,...

US military experts are looking to replace the current main battle tank with a family of vehicles option that will take tank-like capabilities and...
innotech

iHLS is proud to present INNOTECH 2021 - the International Cyber, Homeland Security Technologies and Innovation event. A giant two-day exhibition with national pavilions...
photo illus. laser by Pixabay

The US MoD is interested in multi-spectrum laser protective eyewear that meets the needs of law enforcement and emergency response agencies. Laser protective eyewear...

Defining the Problem The modern battlefield is characterized by a proliferation of sensors and threats to friendly forces in terms of quantity, range, and integration....
PHoto illus. warfighters by US Navy

New bite-resistant clothing for both commercial and military uses will prevent contamination in diseases transmitted by mosquitos, such as Zika, Dengue fever, and yellow...
ITL certification

Fuel station pump controllers, the electronic devices attached to a vehicle’s fuel filler neck to enable identification, have been an integral part of every...
water resupply

Water is a critical resource for survival. Many remote locations have limited or polluted water supplies. Existing methods of water purification, such as desalination,...
Photo Iron Dome by Rafael

By Arie Egozi Iron Dome is, without any doubt, the "star" of the current fighting with Gaza. 90% intercepts have made the system more unique...

Drones are often equipped with a parachute system as a support in case of failure. A software update of a system that detects failure...
amphibious vehicle

A prototype of the Storm, a multi-role armored vehicle has been unveiled by the Ukrainian company Highland Systems. The armored MPV has a hybrid...