Friday, June 18, 2021

Army

Protolab introduces two new 6×6 armoured vehicles

Finland's Protolab has introduced two newly upgraded variants of the 6x6 Protected Multi-Purpose Vehicle (PMPV) Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), the PMPV 2 and PMPV 3. The new variants have been developed based on user feedback and are ready to...

U.S. Army releases details of its fiscal year 2022 budget proposal

The U.S. Army released its $173 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year 2022, with a deliberate decision to fund people initiatives, readiness goals, and modernization efforts with a $3.6 billion reduction from last year's enacted budget. The...

U.S. Army researchers, Soldiers test new electro-optics technologies

The U.S Army has announced that it tested new electro-optics technologies in an effort to give Soldiers an edge in an ever-changing operational environment. According to a recent service news release, Soldiers from the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division...

U.S. Army taps Textron Systems for ‘second set of eyes’

The U.S. Army has awarded the $92,5 million contract for portable drone controllers for dismounted soldiers. Textron Systems was awarded the new contract for One System Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT) and Soldier Portable OSRVT (SPOT) production with contractor...

U.S. Army selects Oshkosh Defense to integrate 30mm cannon onto Stryker

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Oshkosh Defense to integrate the Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS), a 30 mm cannon onto Stryker combat vehicle. According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements, Oshkosh Defense was selected...

Houthi Rebels fire anti-tank missile at Saudi Abrams tank

In a short video posted to YouTube Wednesday, Yemen‘s Houthi rebels appear to have filmed themselves firing an anti-tank missile at a M1A2 Abrams tank of Saudi Armed Forces. Houthi rebels have released a video they claim shows...

U.S. Special Forces get powerful cryptographic device

The U.S. Special Forces have received a small yet powerful cyber support device, according to a recent service news release. The Tactical Key Loader (TKL) cryptographic key device, which answers the Army’s call for the Next Generation Load Device-Small...

Rheinmetall delivers first batch of Boxer CRV vehicles to Australia

German technology firm Rheinmetall announced on Wednesday it has delivered of the first 25 Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) to the Australian Army under the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability project. Minister...

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