US Navy Unmanned Swarm Boat Trials

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 06/10/2014 - 08:40:00

US Navy Unmanned Swarm Boat Trials

Robot boats deployed en masse have taken part in multi-phased trials, showing that they can both protect warships and "swarm" around hostile naval vessels

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USMC Extended Boom Forklift Upgrades

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 03/10/2014 - 09:05:00

USMC Extended Boom Forklift Upgrades

United States Marine Corps' Extended Boom Forklift fleet to be modernised by Oshkosh Defense via up-to-$99m contract agreed in late September 2014

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S-97 Raider High-Speed Attack Helicopter Debuts

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 03/10/2014 - 09:00:00

S-97 Raider High-Speed Attack Helicopter Debuts

Combining the qualities of both a helicopter and a fixed-wing aircraft, Sikorsky's potentially game-changing S-97 Raider design is rolled-out

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Crack Find Grounds German Navy Sea Lynx

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 23/09/2014 - 06:30:00

Crack Find Grounds German Navy Sea Lynx

Discovery of 22 centimetre-long crack in one helicopter's tail rotor area grounds all bar one of the German Navy's Sea Lynx anti-submarine platforms

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Supacat Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle Debuts

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 22/09/2014 - 07:10:00

Supacat Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle Debuts

Based on the Launch and Recovery System now in service, the Supacat BARV is a new military vehicle concept design equipped with winches, tow points and optional armour

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BAE Systems' RG21 Mine-Protected Vehicle Unveiled

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 19/09/2014 - 07:40:00

BAE Systems' RG21 Mine-Protected Vehicle Unveiled

Based on a commercial vehicle but incorporating Land Systems South Africa's well-proven blast protection features, the RG21 makes its public debut

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TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Kits For UAE

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 17/09/2014 - 07:35:00

TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Kits For UAE

Raytheon will now begin supplying the United Arab Emirates with TALON laser-guided rocket kits, after the successful completion of Apache integration trials

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ABC Laser Turret System Flight-Tested

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 16/09/2014 - 07:05:00

ABC Laser Turret System Flight-Tested

Now tested in flight by Lockheed Martin, the Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control system gives airborne laser weapons complete 360 degree coverage

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First Upgraded Norwegian Combat Vehicle

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 12/09/2014 - 08:40:00

First Upgraded Norwegian Combat Vehicle

Norway's comprehensive CV90 upgrade programme continues as first of 16 Sting engineering variants for the Royal Norwegian Army is delivered

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China's HongQi-10 Naval Missile System Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 11/09/2014 - 06:20:00

China's HongQi-10 Naval Missile System Launched

HongQi-10 surface-launched missile system - now fitted to several different warships - makes its public debut on Chinese national television

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