IHS Jane's International Defence Review

  • Additional teams to compete in DRC finals

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has increased the number of participants that will compete in the final stage of its robotics challenge event. The schedule and location for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) finals is yet to be confirmed, but they are expected to take place

  • Philippine Army acquires R4 carbines

    The Philippine Army (PA) has confirmed the acquisition of 63,000 Remington Defense R4 5.56 mm carbines in a deal worth PHP2.4 billion (USD53 million). PA spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Noel Detoyato announced on 18 March 2014 that the R4 carbines - which were procured to replace the army's ageing

  • Renault details new hybrid propulsion demonstrator

    Renault Trucks Defense is developing a parallel hybrid thermal/electric propulsion demonstrator under an upstream study contract placed by the French Direction Generale de l'Armement (DGA). A request for information (RFI) was issued by the DGA late in 2013 and work is expected to be completed in

  • RSAF unveils Thales Shrika air-defence radar system

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) revealed its Shrika air defence radar system for the first time at the Singapore Airshow 2014. The Shrika, an acronym for System for Hybrid Interceptor Knowledge of Recognised Air, is based on the ThalesRaytheonSystems medium-range 3-D S-Band Ground Master

  • AM General rolls out new RHD patrol HMMWV

    US-based AM General debuted its new M-1165 Deployable Reconnaissance Ground Network-Vehicle (DRGN-V) platform at the Singapore Airshow 2014, with the controls shifted over to the right hand side of the vehicle as befits the local traffic regulations. The full-scale M-1165 DRGN-V demonstrator at the

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  • Rafael looks at Iron Dome enhancements

    Rafael is looking at a number of enhancements to the Iron Dome missile defence system as a result of lessons learned over recent engagements, a company official told IHS Jane's in early April. Speaking at the company's facility near Haifa, its business development and marketing manager for the Air