Russia Deploys Obereg-S Sapper Body Armor in Occupied Ukrainian Regions

June 17, 2024 @ 09:06 AM

A humanitarian demining group in the currently occupied regions of Ukraine—specifically the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR), Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Zaporozhye, and Kherson regions—will begin using the new Obereg-S sapper body armors. According to Rostec, its subsidiary Tula Oktava plant has

Russian Firm Signs Contract with Defense Ministry for Supply of Upgraded Obereg...

June 3, 2024 @ 10:21 AM

The Tula Oktava plant, managed by RT-Capital of the Rostec State Corporation, has signed a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense to supply a large batch of Obereg (“Amulets”) body armor, now enhanced with an expanded protection area. The new "Amulets," meeting military requirements, have a protection class of BR-4...

Finland Asks Patria to Further Develop New Night Vision Glasses

May 28, 2024 @ 09:45 AM

Patria subsidiary Senop Oy has signed a letter of intent with the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command on May 23 for the further development of advanced night vision devices, the company announced on May 27. This partnership aims to enhance the Army's night fighting capability by developing night vision solutions compatible...

Rheinmetall Secures Bundeswehr Contract for DM45 Smoke Hand Grenades

May 27, 2024 @ 07:31 PM

Rheinmetall has secured a contract from the Bundeswehr to provide about one million DM45 smoke hand grenades. On 22 May, Annette Lehnigk-Emden, President of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH signed a framework agreement for the manufacture and supply of the...

Canada Approved to buy Mobile User Objective System Access for $138 Million

March 9, 2024 @ 07:01 AM

The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Canada of Mobile User Objective System Access for an estimated cost of $138 million. The Government of Canada has requested to buy telecommunications services providing Tactical Narrowband Satellite Communications (SATCOM) access to Canadian armed forces users over...

Hensoldt, BAE Systems Collaborate on Striker II Helmet-Mounted Display for Royal Air...

November 30, 2023 @ 10:00 AM

HENSOLDT, in collaboration with BAE Systems, has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to develop the Striker II helmet-mounted display for the Royal Air Forces Typhoon fleet. HENSOLDT South Africa will supply the advanced optic sensors for the helmet and will be responsible for the development of its intelligent tracking system

MKU Limited Unveils Kavro Doma 360 Helmet at Milipol Paris

November 25, 2023 @ 05:12 AM

MKU Limited from India introduced the Kavro Doma 360, the world's inaugural rifle-rated ballistic helmet, at Milipol Paris recently. This headgear offers protection against AK-47 MSC, M80 NATO BALL, and M193 rifle bullets

UK Trains 30,000 Ukrainian Soldiers Ahead of Winter Deployment

November 22, 2023 @ 11:54 AM

The UK's Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) has

U.S. Air Force Crew Get Eye Protection Against Lasers, Pellets

November 21, 2023 @ 03:55 AM

In a significant move to enhance the safety of aircrew members operating various U.S

Ukraine's Ministry of Defense Wins $11M Judgment Against Shady Foreign Supplier

November 6, 2023 @ 10:31 AM

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has successfully won an almost UAH 400 million ($11 million) judgment against a foreign supplier of body armor and helmets. The verdict, rendered by the International Court of Arbitration, compels the foreign supplier to reimburse the Ministry of Defense for defective goods

U.S. Aircrews to get New Body Armor Carrier Systems

September 26, 2023 @ 04:55 AM

The U.S

Russia Develops Fabric to Hide Troops from Thermal Imagers

August 18, 2023 @ 11:51 AM

Researchers at the Military Academy of the Russian Armed Forces Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense (RCBD) Troops have developed a three-layer fabric that is capable of hiding troops from thermal imagers. As per documents presented at the ongoing ARMY-2023 Forum, the “cloak makes it possible to completely hide the tracks of troops from working thermal imagers and drones equipped with thermal cameras