• AUSA 19: L3Harris reveals HalcyonLink interference cancellation solution

    L3Harris has developed a device designed to mitigate the effect of co-site interference between communications devices and electronic warfare (EW) equipment, and revealed it at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington, DC, in October. HalcyonLink restores

  • AUSA 2019: Elbit displays vehicle demonstrator as way to cut combat vehicle crew

    Elbit Systems pitched its Future Fighting Vehicle Demonstrator (FFVD) at the Association of the US Army 2019 (AUSA 2019) annual conference as a way to equip current and future infantry fighting vehicles with a host of technologies in order to reduce manpower. William Nucklos, Elbit’s director

  • Iranian jet trainer takes first flight

    Iran’s indigenously developed Yasin jet trainer has taken its first flight, the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) announced on 17 October. The event was attended by Minister of Defence Brigadier General Amir Hatami, who said the Yasin is an important milestone in

  • New Zealand retires two Lake-class vessels after 10-year service

    As part of its transition towards focusing on missions in the wider Pacific Ocean region, the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) has retired two of its Lake-class inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) after only 10 years of service. The boats, which were in service as HMNZS Pukaki and HMNZS Rotoiti , were

  • South Korea cleared to buy extended-range AMRAAM

    South Korea has been cleared to buy the extended-range Raytheon AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) as part of a wider package that includes the AIM-120C-7 it already fields. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 17 October that the State Department

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  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47