HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • Sentry for smart comms [DSEI17D2]

    Australia-based Codan Radio Communications (Stand N7-384) offers an innovative comms solution with its Sentry-H with 150W RF power, which integrates easily into both military base and mobile platforms. It has now been optimised with an ergonomic smart handset featuring an icon-driven, colour, high-resolution, multiple-language interface. Using second-generation digital voice and frequency hopping, it is interoperable with the Codan Patrol 211M manpack.

  • Advanced sighting [DSEI17D2]

    Opgal Optronic Industries (Stand N8-155) offers a range of innovative thermal imaging solutions, custom-made subsystems, thermal cores and open frame cameras, as well as combat-proven technology suites for airborne, naval and ground applications.

  • Hit the ground running [DSEI17D2]

    Australia-based Praesidium Global (Stand S10-210) has unveiled its Pathfinder UGV at DSEI. According to the company, it is the world’s first air-deployable unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) solution.

  • Hold it steady [DSEI17D2]

    An innovative and versatile rifle stock developed by BCB International (Stand N5-200) allows the operator to comfortably discharge a firearm while wearing a ballistic helmet with the visor fully lowered.

  • Killing drones by hand [DSEI17D2]

    California-based technical and industrial innovations company IXI Technology is displaying its compact, hand-held Drone Killer counter-UAS system at DSEI (Stand N5-250). Drone Killer has been created to disable UAVs that could be used by criminal, terrorist or regular enemy forces for observation or attack purposes.

  • Safe subsea lifting [DSEI17D2]

    Underwater lifting operations, referred to as subsea, are both routine and potentially dangerous. Germany-based RUD Group (Stand S3-302) has been providing innovative rigging for more than 100 years.

  • Spot the difference [DSEI17D2]

    Among an array of high-performance electrooptical devices by Canada-based Newcon Optik (Stand N4-156) at DSEI this week is the new Spotter range of combined spotting scope/laser rangefinder systems.

  • Crossing the Rubicon [DSEI17D2]

    Today, a team of 18 Ministry of Defence civilian and military staff will arrive at DSEI after cycling three days, and climbing in excess of 10,300ft over 225 miles from MoD Abbey Wood, Bristol, to London’s ExCeL.

  • Get connected [DSEI17D2]

    ODU of Germany (Stand S6-434) is showing its latest developments at DSEI this week. Its involvement with the Bowman programme, together with work on several Future Soldier programmes, led to the introduction of its Advanced Military Connector series of miniature push-pull connectors.

  • Situational awareness anywhere [DSEI17D2]

    US company goTenna (Stand N5-197) is displaying its latest mesh-networking tactical radio, ahead of planned deliveries to end users in the fourth quarter of 2017. The third product released by the company, the goTenna Pro has been adopted by special operations forces (SOF) units, and works in conjunction with a complementary application that can be used on smartphones, or with a number of other applications built onto the radio’s open software development kit. This allows users to send and receive situational awareness data over large distances and different terrains without requiring a central control unit, and the smartphone integration means that training is minimal.

  • True scene observation [DSEI17D2]

    Adimec Advanced Image Systems of the Netherlands (Stand N9-110) is displaying a number of its camera systems designed for the security market, including the TMX series of rugged full-HD and 4K resolution systems that are used to provide daylight full-motion video in airborne payloads and long-range observation systems.

  • Unmanned innovations [DSEI17D2]

    Making its DSEI debut, Hungarian UAV specialist Uaviator (Stand S6-370) is showing a range of its unmanned air vehicles, from the smaller Blacktip Reef to the 7m wingspan Hammerhead.

  • German tactical radios [DSEI17D2]

    Following the June announcement that it had been selected to provide joint radio systems for 50 of the German armed forces’ command and control vehicles, Rohde & Schwarz (Stand S2-268) is promoting its communications and intelligence systems.

  • Keep the wheels turning [DSEI17D2]

    Dutch company Van Halteren (Stand N9-110) is showing roadwheels, military simulation systems and naval equipment. Partnered with OEMs, Van Halteren has designed, tested and delivered roadwheels for several newly introduced tracked vehicles.

  • Moisture controlled [DSEI17D2]

    UK company Baltimore Innovations (Stand N8-291) has launched SuperDrySim software to help customers with their packaging needs by means of SuperDryPak-DS military grade moisture-control packaging.

  • New mortar mixes it up [DSEI17D2]

    Saab (Stand N2-230) has introduced a 120mm mortar round that contains a mix of shapes, materials and fragmentation sizes. The Thor ammunition is being manufactured by Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland (SBDS), and is on display at the show.

  • Power up USA-based Protonex [DSEI17D2]

    (Stand N4-221) is showing its PTX line of rugged, intelligent, lightweight power management solutions, which includes the SPM-622 squad power manager that dramatically reduces the number and variety of batteries needed by today’s warfighter.

  • High-power outboard engine [DSEI17D2]

    Cox Powertrain (Stand S10- 360) is exhibiting a full-size model of its CXO300 high-power, low-weight 300hp diesel outboard engine.

  • Keep the tyre on [DSEI17D2]

    When a rubber tyre deflates, the driver could lose control of the vehicle. Tyron Runflat (Stand N9-300) has developed the Tyron Rubber Beadlock System (RBS) to firmly push the bead of the tyre against the wheel flanges so the tyre does not slip and result in the vehicle losing traction.

  • Motion control covered [DSEI17D2]

    Heason Technology (Stand S3-102) is showcasing its newest motion control systems, including a production example of a new pan and tilt positioner that is custom-designed for secure communications.

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