Russia To Field Test New Combat Gear In December

October 1, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

Russian soldiers will begin field tests of cutting-edge combat gear in December, Russian Land Force commander-in-chief Col. Gen

EU Sanctions Against Rostec Could Delay Several Defence Projects

September 16, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

The European Unions decision to impose sanctions against Russias Rostec will likely impact the number of projects its currently involved in with European defense firms. On-going projects include a venture with French company Turbomeca, which is part of the Safran group, for delivery of Ardiden 3G engines

Lockheed Martin Bags $76M Contract For F-35 Helmets

June 25, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Lockheed Martin wins a $76 million, for the modification to a previous contract involving procurement of 252 helmet mounted display supporting F-35. This modification combines purchases for the U

Elbit Systems Unveil New Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System At US Air...

February 20, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Elbit Systems and Rockwell Collins co-product, next generation Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS), will be unveiled during the 30th Annual Air Force Association Air Warfare and Technology Exposition, February 19-21, 2014. JHMCS II is the next generation Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS), featuring more intelligence and capabilities than its...

Rockwell Collins Wins Helmet Mounted Cueing System Support Contract

January 23, 2014 @ 08:14 AM

Rockwell Collins has won a $14 million contract for replenishment spare parts in support of the A/24A-56 joint helmet mounted cueing system. Work completion is dated July 31, 2015

Video-Games Spawn Future Military Helmet Tech

January 15, 2014 @ 10:14 AM

Combat helmets will become more personalized, carry tiny communication and life-support systems besides offering increased ballistic protection, going by development trends. Much of this technology is inspired from video games like HALO and include a see-through ballistic visor and a mandible face mask

Revision Military Wins Advanced Combat Helmets Contract

January 14, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Revision Military has been selected to supply the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - Troop Support with 90,000 Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH) under a new contract announced on 13 January, valued at $21 million. The order follows the companys recent selection as a development partner for the US Army's Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS), which aims to develop the army's next widely-fielded head protection system

Revision Military To Develop Next-Generation Helmet System

January 9, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Revision Military has won a contract for PEO Soldier's Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) Soldier Protective System (SPS), aiming to develop the US Armys next-generation helmet system. Revision's IHPS small arms helmet serves as the foundation for the company's proposed head protection system

Ash-22 Biormr Suspension And Padding System Validate Blunt-Impact Performance

January 8, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

A7 Helmet Systems today validated the extraordinary blunt-impact performance of its ASH-22 BioRmr padding system, an off-the-shelf, direct replacement for the 7-pad systems, to be used by combat helmets. A7HS contracted an accredited third party, Chesapeake Testing, to test the system in Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH) and tested it in accordance with AR/PD 10-02 Rev

Thales Demos Scorpion HMD At Dubai Air Show

November 27, 2013 @ 07:19 AM

Thales used the Dubai Air Show last week to further demonstrate the Scorpion helmet-mounted display (HMD). The Scorpion is the worlds first full color helmet mounted display, providing color symbology and video during full day and night missions

Pentagon Halts F-35 Helmet Development, Saves $ 45 Million

October 11, 2013 @ 09:25 AM

The Pentagon decides to put on hold the F-35 helmet development in order to further mature the Rockwell Collins-Elbit Systems America Vision Systems Generation 2 helmet currently used in training and testing. The program will recoup approximately $45 million in funds it had originally allocated for the development of the alternate helmet

India To Develop Future Infantry Soldier System

March 18, 2013 @ 03:39 PM

Indias Ordnance Factory Board today revealed its plans to develop a future infantry soldier system -- an all weather suit with tactical gear to equip the armed forces to counter rising challenges on the borders and terrorist activities. "We are in the process of making a future infantry soldier system