Sunday, October 17, 2021

Army

U.S. Army selects Elbit Systems to supply AH-64 helmet mounted displays

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Israeli defense giant Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army to provide a Helmet Mounted Display, also known as Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting...

German troops uses helium-filled balloons to send leaflets

Germany's military, the Bundeswehr, is using helium-filled balloons to send information and propaganda leaflets, according to a recent service news release. The use of balloons to sending leaflets has been practiced for a long time and was especially...

South Korean arms maker reveals new robotic combat vehicle

South Korean arms maker Hanwha Defense is to unveil its new robotic combat vehicle ahead of ADEX 2021 to be held from Oct. 19 to 22 in Seongnam, just south of Seoul. The defense contractor said that named...

German defense group develops new version of Fuchs armored vehicle

German defense group Rheinmetall announced Thursday that it has developed a new version of the Fuchs/Fox wheeled armoured transport vehicle. As noted by Rheinmetall, featuring a high roof, the new variant of this battle-tested 6x6 vehicle enables a wide...

Boeing to extend seeker production for PAC-3 missile

Aerospace giant Boeing has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract to extend seeker production for the U.S. Army’s Patriot Advanced Capability - 3 (PAC-3) missile into 2026.  Per the contract, the American plane-maker will produce approximately 1,500 additional...

Defiant X helicopter and plane fly in formation in amazing video

An amazing video released by Sikorsky on social media shows Defiant X tech demonstrator during fling test. The video footage shows the coaxial rotor compound helicopter flying in formation with jet aircraft. "Flight testing continues for Team DEFIANT...

US Army orders more Lockheed’s Sentinel A4 missile defense radars

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. has announced that it was awarded a new contract from the U.S. Army to begin production for five additional Sentinel A4 missile defense radars. Lockheed says the new radar was developed...

Ukrainian National Guard to replace Soviet-era guns

The National Guard of Ukraine (Ukraine's military formation with law enforcement functions) announced in a press release on 12 October that service is aiming to replace thousands of Soviet-style assault rifles and guns.  "Currently, the National Guard military units are being...

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