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  • Extending Leclerc longevity [ES2016D2]

    In March 2015, the French Procurement Agency (DGA) notified Nexter Systems (External Stand A600) of a €300 million contract covering 200 Renovated Leclerc main battle tanks (MBTs) and 18 Renovated Leclerc armoured recovery vehicles (ARV) that aims to extend their operational life out to 2035.

  • Thunder rolls westwards [ES2016D2]

    Hanwha Techwin (Hall 5, Stand K460) has brought its K9 Thunder 155mm/52 calibre self-propelled artillery system to Eurosatory because this is competing for at least one European self-propelled artillery requirement. The Republic of Korea was the first army in Asia to field a 155mm/52 calibre self-propelled system.

  • AMV heads Down Under [ES2016D2]

    Being shown on BAE Systems’ External Stand H30 is the AMV35, which is the BAE Systems/Patria entry for the Australian Land 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability (MCRC) requirement.

  • Cross-Channel cannon [ES2016D2]

    CTA International (Stand A600 and External P3 sud), a joint venture between Nexter Systems of France and BAE Systems of the UK, is now ramping up production of the 40mm Case Telescoped Cannon (40CTC), which will become the largest medium calibre cannon programme in Europe.

  • Unmanned technology to the fore [ES2016D2]

    Israel Aerospace Industries has a long history as one of the pioneers of unmanned technology. Its large UAVs such as the Heron have been proven in thousands of hours of operational use with a variety of customers.

  • Eurosatory! Badges [ES2016D2]

    You may remember that in 2014 the badges were credit-card sized. The resemblance goes further in 2016 with an embedded radio-frequency identification (RFID) microchip. This is not only a security measure but also useful as a data-gathering tool for the organisers. You may also notice that about 60 people have photographs on their yellow-edged badges: they are the organisers.

  • Conferences are free and there is a wide choice [ES2016D2]

    The show is not only a place to discover new equipment but also to discuss new ideas. You have a choice of 56 different conferences spread over the four-and-a-half days of the show that cover 12 broad themes from cyber defence to remotely piloted air systems, from nonconventional threats to smart, safe cities.

  • Live demonstrations [ES2016D2]

    It’s all very well visiting the stands, but how much more entertaining to see the vehicles in action! You have seven more opportunities do so this week: from 15:00-16:00 daily except Friday, and from 10:30-11:30 daily.

  • Eyes of a hawk [ES2016D2]

    Being able to see both hostile and friendly forces at distance and in all light conditions is a crucial ability for commanders, supplying them with the information required to make timely decisions. Chess Dynamics has developed the Hawkeye family of long-range electro-optic systems to provide that capability for a range of land-based applications.

  • Passage to India [ES2016D2]

    Pearson Engineering (Hall 6, Stand J528) has announced at Eurosatory that in conjunction with Bharat Earth Moving Limited (BEML) it has been awarded a contract for 41 complete sets of the Surface Mine Clearance System (SMCS) for the Indian Army.

  • Long endurance from the field [ES2016D2]

    Israel’s BlueBird Aero Systems (Hall 6, Stand D680) is displaying the recently upgraded version of the ThunderB UAV. Aimed at providing the kind of long-endurance ISTAR capability normally associated with much larger air vehicles, ThunderB has a much-reduced logistics footprint by comparison, and can be operated from a single small vehicle by a team of two or three.

  • Battle management [ES2016D2]

    French company Atos (Hall 5, Stand B328) is officially launching its Bull Battle Management System (Bull BMS) at Eurosatory.

  • Rugged radio [ES2016D2]

    Codan Radio Communications (Hall 5, Stand BA607) is launching the Sentry-V military VHF handheld radio. The software-defined radio operates across the 30-88MHz range and features advanced voice-coding technology for speech clarity, and AES-256 encryption.

  • Towards invisibility [ES2016D2]

    Schoeller Textil (Hall 6, Stand JH138) has become the exclusive licence holder (except for the USA) of SSZ Camouflage Technology’s multispectral camouflage technology for action forces.

  • Lightweight gun mount [ES2016D2]

    Belgian firearms and weapon system specialist FN Herstal is displaying a prototype of a new gun mount component at Eurosatory (Hall 6, Stand F197).

  • No hiding in the darkness [ES2016D2]

    Qioptiq (Hall 5, Stand L693) has been awarded a major contract from the Australian Department of Defence for its Kite In-Line Weapon Sights (ILWSs) for the Australian Defence Force Land 125 Phase 3C project.

  • Record, process [ES2016D2]

    Galleon Embedded Computing (Hall 6, Stand A370) has just announced an all-new powerful HD video recording and processing system. Part of the rugged, proven XSR family, the ultra-small conduction-cooled design is optimised for the harsh environments of military ISR.

  • SharpEye misses nothing [ES2016D2]

    A leader in the design and supply of navigation and security surveillance systems, Kelvin Hughes (Hall 5, Stand G692), has announced the successful installation and commissioning of a SharpEye radar system (pictured, right) on the South African Navy’s fleet replenishment ship, SAS Drakensberg.

  • Fully integrated communications [ES2016D2]

    German firm Rohde & Schwarz (Hall 6, Stand K353) has been awarded a contract by Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) to equip six vessels for the Royal Malaysian Navy with its full turnkey integrated communications system (ICS).

  • Modernising comms [ES2016D2]

    Barrett Communications (Hall 5, Stand H638) has received yet another significant contract from an important customer in the CIS region.

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