U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians field test Unmanned Aerial System

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington – Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the 707th Ordnance Company (EOD) were among the first U.S. Army EOD Soldiers to conduct field testing with the Skyraider Unmanned Aerial System. EOD Soldiers from the company put the Read More …

British Army outlines battlefield of tomorrow

Designed to equip soldiers with a fighting and competitive edge in modern warfare, the integration of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) will exploit ‘human-machine-teams’ through a combination of autonomous, robotic and artificial intelligence technologies. Examples of how the Army may Read More …

Dstl announces armoured UGV concept study at DSEI

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has initiated a study into future Uncrewed Ground Vehicle (UGV) concepts to explore cost effective solutions to protect UGVs from threat and provide specific armour and technology that will ensure high levels of Read More …

L3Harris Robots to Help Protect US Air Force Bases Around the World

The U.S. Air Force has chosen L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) robots to help protect its bases around the world. The Air Force awarded L3Harris a 10-year, $85-million, IDIQ contract to produce up to 170 T7™ robots to replace its existing Read More …

Australian Army Is Seeking Next Generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures System for Defence

The Department of Defence via the Australian Army and the Defence Innovation Hub (‘Defence’) are seeking innovation proposals that will assist Defence in exploring next-generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures (Personal ECM) systems. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are homemade bombs that are Read More …

India partnering with Nigeria to develop IED detector

Abhay Thakur, Indian high commissioner to Nigeria, says his country and Nigeria are working on developing an improvised explosive device (IED) detector to tackle insecurity. Thakur disclosed this on Sunday, while responding to questions from journalists during the commemoration of Read More …

UK: Dstl research and funding priorities

Guidance to industry and academia on priority areas and funding opportunities for science and technology, research and development, and innovation 2021 to 2025. The unprecedented increase in the defence budget will mean around £6.6 billion funding for research and development, Read More …

Australian Department of Defence – CASG looks for new Remote Positioning Vehicles, Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability

Australian Department of Defence – CASG has announced on 22 Jul 2021 that is accepting bids for the following project: Project Land 154 Phase 4 Remote Positioning Vehicles. The Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability under Land 154 Ph Read More …