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  • Research and Development

    August 2018

    R&D Special Report: Army Labs

    By National Defense Staff
    National Defense magazine asked research laboratories involved in national security programs: “What is your organization’s number one R&D ‘big bet,’ (in other words: a high-risk, high-reward technology investment) that you believe will have the biggest payoff for those in the military or national security realm? Why? And in what ways do you think it will benefit the end users?”
  • Research and Development

    July 2018

    Industry, Academia Working to ‘Humanize’ Exoskeletons

    By Vivienne Machi
    New research from scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Draper, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based advanced technology company, seeks to understand how to develop more functional exoskeletons.
  • Land Forces

    June 2018

    Analyst: Burgeoning Weight of Military Ground Vehicles 'Unsustainable'

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — Ground combat vehicles around the world are being overburdened with protective gear, sensors and other capabilities, to the detriment of mobility and transportability, said one analyst June 14.
  • Battlefield Communications

    June 2018

    Rockwell Collins Develops Wearable Combat Targeting System

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — A new combat targeting system that fits in a user's pocket could help joint terminal attack controllers and other warfighters more simply and readily send and receive critical information, according to its developer.
  • Army News

    June 2018

    Army Troops Train for Urban Conflict in Europe

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — The Army must train and prepare for urban combat in Europe as the possibility of state-on-state warfare reemerges, a top commander said June 14.
  • Land Forces

    June 2018

    Raytheon, Safran to Co-Develop Next-Gen Combat Vehicle Sighting Systems

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — Raytheon and Safran — a French electronics and defense firm — have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on new infrared sight capabilities for NATO combat vehicles, the companies announced June 13.
  • C4ISR

    June 2018

    Harris Introduces New Narrowband Waveform for Coalition Forces

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — Harris Communications has developed a new narrowband waveform for international and coalition forces that offers more efficiency and increased range while reducing latency, said one company official.
  • Global Defense Market

    June 2018

    Israeli Vehicle Makers Preparing New Series of Military Trucks

    By Vivienne Machi
    PARIS — Israeli companies are readying several new trucks built to provide increased survivability and comfort to militaries around the globe.
  • Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

    June 2018

    AM General Unveils New Tactical Vehicle at Eurosatory

    By Vivienne Machi
    AM General has introduced a next-generation light tactical vehicle that builds upon its M1100 series of Humvees.
  • Global Defense Market

    June 2018

    Despite Slumping Defense Sales, Opportunities Abound in Africa

    Facing threats from civil conflicts and terrorist organizations such as al-Shabab and Boko Haram, some African nations are investing in equipment even as defense spending continues to be low across the continent.
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