CBRNE & EOD Defence


  • Eurosatory 2016: Iveco Defence Vehicles unveil new generation LMV

    Based on its experience in the design, development and production of the Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) Iveco Defence Vehicles have developed the LMV 2, which is being shown for the first time at Eurosatory 2016. While the LMV 2 is physically similar to the current export vehicle, it is essentially

  • Eurosatory 2016: Raytheon UK debuts GroundEye IED detection system

    A new system to detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) was unveiled by Raytheon UK at Eurosatory 2016. GroundEye uses a ground vibration system in concert with a sensor and 120-laser-diode array to confirm and diagnose buried threats. As Andy Gibson, head of land systems for Raytheon UK,

  • UDT 2016: TKMS reveals vertical tube concept for Type 214 SSK

    Key Points TKMS has been developing designs for a vertical multi-purpose payload tube for the Type 214 The 2.1 m diameter tube would be inserted between the control and engine rooms German shipbuilding house ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has revealed a concept for inserting a vertical

  • Nuclear Security Summit to discuss securing radiological materials against exploitation by terrorists

    Preventing groups such as the Islamic State from securing radiological materials from military and civil programmes for 'dirty bombs' will be among the top discussions at the Nuclear Security Summit on 31 March-1 April in Washington, DC, according to US officials. "We know that terrorist

  • North Korean nuclear programme advances

    North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, based on the simultaneous development of a weaponisable nuclear device and ballistic missile delivery systems, appears to have advanced incrementally in early 2016. Following Pyongyang's claimed - although widely disputed - test of a 'H-bomb' (thermonuclear)

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  • Israel's RT develops high-altitude surveillance blimp

    Israeli aerostat manufacturer RT LTA Systems announced on 26 July that it was launching a new family of platforms under the name 'SkyGuard' that are designed to carry far heavier payloads for longer periods than its existing SkyStar family. RT said its new Aero-T subsidiary will develop and produce
  • Brazilian Navy now fully equipped with MLRS

    The Brazilian Navy's Marines Corps (CFN) has received the last vehicles to complete its battery of ASTROS CFN 2020 (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System) self-propelled multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), purchased from Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial. The last vehicles were placed in service
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