IHS Jane's International Defence Review

  • AUSA 2014: IDF deploys Amstaf UGV to Gaza border

    Israel's Automotive Robotic Industry has delivered an Amstaf unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to the Israel Defense Forces for deployment in Gaza in a border-protection and security role. Development of the vehicle was completed only six months ago. The UGV has been fully developed by the company

  • AUSA 2014: Ultra Electronics TCS unveils HCLOS radio

    Montreal-based Ultra Electronics TCS launched a new variant of its ORION High Capacity Line of Sight (HCLOS) radio at the Association of the US Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington, DC, In October. The original ORION X500-G, which was launched at AUSA 2013, is a three-channel radio with an

  • AUSA 2014: Army ITEP solicitation expected in early 2015

    The US Army is expected to release a request for proposals (RfP) for its Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) in the first quarter of 2015 while competitors continue work on a science and technology precursor phase, sources told IHS Jane's on 13 October at the Association of the United States

  • AUSA 2014: Electric MUTT ready for production

    General Dynamics expects to have a jet propellant (JP) fuel version of its Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) available in around the middle of 2015, but is ready to launch full production of an electric version, the company revealed at the Association of the US

  • AUSA 2014: Flying Production unveils Da Vinci micro UAV

    Flying Production has unveiled Da Vinci, a multirotor micro unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of autonomous take-off and landing, and an endurance of 90 minutes with a 5.4 kg payload. The Da Vinci is equipped with six motors, enabling it to return to the launch point even if one motor

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  • Portugal sells surplus C212s to Uruguay

    Portugal is to transfer to Uruguay two C212-300 Patrullero maritime surveillance aircraft formerly in service with the Portuguese Air Force (FAP). A contract for the transfer was signed in Lisbon on 18 December between Berta Cabral, Portuguese Secretary of State for National Defence, and her