Survivability & Protection

Survivability & Protection

Imagine a helicopter flight where the pilot and soldiers feel no vibration. The potential impact of vibration on the warfighter is substantial. A new...

Advanced military weapon systems are vulnerable to cyber attacks. One of them has been the US Army’s Stryker family of 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles,...
v2x

The signs for the revolution in the automotive communications world are already evident. The technology that allows vehicles to directly communicate with each other,...

Russia may soon create a contingent of 300,000 ‘Iron Man’ soldiers for future wars. Some 300,000 exoskeleton suits were delivered to the country’s military...

New research inspired by the intriguing cloaking properties of squid, octopus, etc. promises to help troops cloak their heat signatures.  Recent advances in metamaterials and...

Will Israel be able to execute 200,000 tests daily, producing results within seconds? According to Brig. Gen. (res.) Dr. Danny Gold, Head, MAF’AT, Israel...

By Arie Egozi The initial results of operating the Israeli-made Eitan APC will soon be translated to some upgrades of this very advanced combat vehicle.  The...

Military dogs can scout ahead for explosives and other hazards but need instructions. In current combat deployments, soldiers usually direct their animals with hand...
exoskeleton

A new combat exoskeleton for assault operations has been unveiled by Russian state-owned defense corporation Rostec. A video footage shows a Russian service member...
camouflage

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a huge asset for ISR. Given the huge importance of remaining undetected during ISR operations, the static color of...

A new development will provide soldiers with more protection than before, which will allow for a greater focus on the mission and increase survivability. Explosive...

Russia's Military Industrial Company (VPK) has developed a concept for a new family of light tactical vehicles. The Strela (Arrow) is a 4×4 multipurpose...
5g network

As the number of 5G network sites grows, there has been a heightened focus on network performance by operators as well as safety. Cellular...
tactical vehicle

Morocco is equipping its special forces with new tactical vehicles. Rabat has signed an agreement with the French Company Arquus for the supply of...
coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is a global emergency scenario that requires readiness as part of the national preparedness strategy for emergency and crisis situations.  The suitable...

The safety of soldiers and first responders’ personnel vis a vis chemical and biological threats relies on protective equipment. However, there are many challenges,...
friend or foe

Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) technology is central to all military operations as it acts as a modern-day ‘challenge and response’ password system based...

The US Army’s new heads-up display is going to work early against an unusual new enemy: the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Integrated Visual Augmentation...

Materials used for a soldier’s personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too. A new US Army study demonstrates that polymers filled...

One of the critical challenges in the treatment of COVID-19 patients is their transport to the hospital without risking the ambulance’s driver and medical...

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...

The United States Air Force is looking to replace its fleet of MQ-9 Reaper attack drones with a newer attack drone capable of meeting...