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  • European teamwork [ES18D4]

    Italy’s Leonardo (Hall 6, Stand C300/B301) has just announced the inking of a new commercial partnership with Konstrukta Defence of Slovakia.

  • Interceptor marches on [ES18D4]

    Lockheed Martin’s Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) interceptor programme has moved from the Science & Technology (S&T) phase into development with a $2.6 million contract award from the US Army’s Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office.

  • Tenth Giraffe for UK [ES18D4]

    Saab has just delivered the tenth Giraffe AMB (Agile Multi Beam) air defence radar to the UK Ministry of Defence, making it the largest operator of the land-based version of the radar in the world.

  • US/French agreement [ES18D4]

    Raytheon and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding at Eurosatory to work together on the development of a new generation of combat vehicle sighting systems.

  • Battlefield missions covered [ES18D4]

    Excalibur Army of the Czech Republic (Hall 5A, Stand K600) is showing the first example of the latest T 815-7 4x4 Patriot armoured vehicle, which is described as a multipurpose platform that can be adapted to a range of battlefield missions. The company is now building three standard production vehicles, which are being aimed at the home and export markets.

  • Cocked and ready [ES18D4]

    Belgian company CMI Defence (Hall 5A, Stand B267) is displaying its latest Cockerill Protected Weapon Station Generation 2 (CPWS Gen 2). This has a shell of all-welded aluminium armour and can be armed with a variety of weapons, the first example being fitted with the widely deployed 25mm M242 dual-feed cannon and a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun mounted to the left, which can be reloaded under full armour protection.

  • Elevated view [ES18D4]

    One of the more unusual outside exhibits is the UMS Viséo surveillance vehicle from Iris France (Stand S331, External Pe6A).

  • Extended air defence [ES18D4]

    MBDA has brought its EMADS/ CAMM-ER air defence system to Eurosatory for the first time, having debuted the system at the MSPO show in Poland. CAMM-ER is an extended-range version of the common anti-air modular missile that is in production for the Royal Navy as part of the Sea Ceptor naval defence system, and is part of the Land Ceptor system for the British Army.

  • Fuelled on the wing [ES18D4]

    Trials of the Airbus Defence and Space A400M tanker/ transport in the refuelling role for the Dassault Rafale fighter have recently been concluded.

  • Super Hercules fleet doubles [ES18D4]

    Last week, the Armée de l’Air took delivery of the second of four C/KC-130J Super Hercules it has on order from Lockheed Martin.

  • Electronic shield against drones [ES18D4]

    Protecting high-value assets, political meetings and other potential targets from the threat of attack from drones and small unmanned aircraft systems has become an important mission for security forces. To provide a protective electronic screen against such threats, Allen-Vanguard (Hall 5A, Stand C698) has developed a system known as Ancile.

  • Closing the loop [ES18D4]

    “Closing the sensor-to-shooter loop” is a phrase often heard in the defence world, but the reality in the field is that front-line troops are often left waiting for minutes to receive targeting data and approvals before they can engage.

  • Secure the perimeter [ES18D4]

    Autonomous perimeter security solutions, particularly unattended ground sensors, are what Russia’s Polus-ST (Hall 5A, StandJ481) is best known for. Its products have protected and secured more than 7,000km of state borders, 3,500km of pipelines and infrastructure, and approach routes to some 500 sensitive facilities in 25 countries.

  • Crete is venue of choice [ES18D4]

    The Nato Missile Firing Installation (NAMFI) (Hall 5A, Stand ED790) on the Greek island of Crete offers high-quality services for training, test, experimentation and live firings with year-round favourable weather conditions and newly renovated staging facilities.

  • Swift hunter [ES18D4]

    Turkish company Otokar (Hall6, Stand B51) is showing the first example of the Tulpar light tank, which it has developed as a private venture in conjunction with CMI Defence for the export market. This essentially consists of the chassis/hull of the Otokar Tulpar infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fitted with a CMI Defence Cockerill 3105 turret, which is already in quantity production.

  • CBRN hazard detection [ES18D4]

    Supergum Industries (Hall 6, Stand CD678) has introduced itsSampling Kit for the detection of CBRN hazards.

  • Reaching for the sky [ES18D4]

    The launch of the first of a new line of masts has been announced by UK company Cobham, a global leader in telescopic composite mast technologies. Known as SkyHigh and designed for the harshest environments, the lightweight mast provides rapid deployment, up to 20m, with a compact footprint and no guying required.

  • Pakistan highlights indigenous technology [ES18D4]

    First-time Eurosatory exhibitor, state-owned Global Industrial and Defence Solutions (GIDS) of Pakistan (Hall 5A, StandH587), which is promoting self-reliance through indigenous technology, is showing some of its core activities in the defence domain. Among its range of unmanned aerial systems (UAVs), the company counts a variety of short-range, hand-launched or VTOL surveillance systems and its medium-endurance tactical Shahpar and Uqab systems.

  • SlingShot on upward trajectory [ES18D4]

    Figures released by UK-based Spectra Group show that its innovative SlingShot, displayed by Airbus (Hall 5A, Stand C158), is fast becoming the system of choice for specialist users around the world.

  • Dog’s new tricks [ES18D4]

    Counter-terror operations require innovative solutions, which is what France-based Aeraccess (Hall 5A, Stand H800) is providing. A variety of its drone systems are operational with clients ranging from the French and UK MoD, to Germany, the Netherlands, Greece and Malaysia.