On 30-31 March, the French Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan military academy ran tests employing various robots and UGV (unmanned ground vehicles) alongside French troops. A multitude of robotic platforms were tested. Boston… Continue reading "French Army Tests Robots in Combat Scenarios"
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On 16 March 2021, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a conference announcing the release of his 2020 annual report. At over 140 pages, the document comprehensively details the achievements… Continue reading "NATO Secretary General Presents 2020 Annual Report."
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On 10 February, an online meeting kicked off the EU’s ARTUS project. The project is part of the EU’s €19 million Preparatory Action on Defense Research (run by the European… Continue reading "EU Kicks Off ARTUS Project"
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In a recent interview with Russian-state owned newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazette, General Oleg Salyukov – Commander in Chief of the Russian Ground Forces – said that a range of new weapon… Continue reading "Head of Russian Army Talks New Artillery, Drone/Anti-Drone Technology and Bigger Tank Guns"
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After months of uncertainty, including the controversial cancellation of the original contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), the firm has finally been announced as the winner of the… Continue reading "General Dynamics Land Systems Finally Secures SMET Unmanned Ground Vehicle Contract"
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The wargaming phase of the annual Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE) has begun at Fort Benning, Georgia with a range of new and emerging technologies being trialed in force on… Continue reading "US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments 2020 Underway"
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The French Defense Innovation Agency, part of the Directorate General of Armaments, has announced the successful tender for a number of Israeli Roboteam Probot unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs). The Israeli… Continue reading "French Army to Purchase Roboteam Probot UGVs"
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The US Army has selected the General Dynamics Land Systems’ (GLDS) Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) for its Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) unmanned ground system requirement. Some 624 8×8 MUTT… Continue reading "GLDS MUTT Wins US Army UGV Requirement"
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The British Army’s Virtus protective kit and load carriage system is set to be upgraded just two years after it was introduced. A user feedback programme led by the Infantry… Continue reading "British Army To Roll Out Improved Virtus Combat Gear"