• The coolest body armour [IDEX19D1]

    Soldiers can work in extreme conditions, where different negative influences from the surrounding area act on them. Besides high temperatures above 30°C, there is also the possibility of fire, water, dust and mechanical loads, etc.

  • Trial by fire [IDEX19D1]

    After the successful launch of GaardTech’s TARGETS (Tank and Reconnaissance Ground Enemy Target Systems), the Australian Defence Force (ADF) purchased eight systems for M1A1 Tank and ASLAV live fire at the School of Armour in late November.

  • Up and away [IDEX19D1]

    The Jump 20 VTOL unmanned aerial system by California-based, privately owned Arcturus UAV (Stand 07-A22) has just participated in a US Army competition that also involved several of the world’s major UAV manufacturers. This fly-off was the flight demonstration phase in the Army’s Future Tactical UAS programme (FTUAS). A shortlist announcement is imminent, after which the preferred systems will be subjected to a two-year evaluation.

  • Hunter gets bigger and better [IDEX19D1]

    Jankel (Stand 05-C09) is promoting its latest-generation Hunter Tactical Intervention Vehicle (TIV) at IDEX, as well as a wide range of survivability systems that includes its best-selling BLASTech mitigation seats.

  • Keeping a look out [IDEX19D1]

    HGH Infrared Systems (Stand 07- B25) is showcasing the latest developments in its SPYNEL family of thermal imaging surveillance systems at IDEX.

  • Portable radar with low probability of intercept [IDEX19D1]

    Floida Engineering Services (Stand 12-C40), a radar systems and cybersecurity design and development company, is presenting its latest innovation: a low-power, low probability of intercept, lightweight and portable two-dimensional short-range ground surveillance radar.

  • Suited for safety [IDEX19D1]

    Safety equipment manufacturer and supplier Survitec (Stand 05-C22) will introduce two suits for chemical, biological and radioactive (CBR) environments, which the company says will revolutionise protection against CBR threats.

  • Complete ISR solution [IDEX19D1]

    CADG Aeronautical Innovations (Stand C12-003), part of the CADG group of companies, is the specialised aviation and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) wing. It has a focus on providing ISR services and support while also owning and operating a proprietary ISR platform, Helix, which it has added to its well established capabilities and footprint across Africa and the Middle East.

  • Portable power [IDEX19D1]

    SFC Energy AG (Stand C11-09), a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, has received another follow-up order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw).

  • Tomorrow’s capabilities today [IDEX19D1]

    Building on its successful Software Defined Radio (SDR) products, Codan Communications (Stand 01-C07) has developed the Sentry- H6110-MP, said to be the smallest and lightest tactical manpack on the market.

  • Commanding sight [IDEX19D1]

    Slovakian company EVPÚ Defence (Stand C12-016) is promoting its CMS-1 multi-sensor electro-optical system, allowing a commander to have a clear view of the surrounding terrain in all weather and light conditions.

  • Precision effect [IDEX19D1]

    Arnold Defense (Stand 05-A05) is showing its Fletcher vehicle-mounted 2.75in Laser Guided Rocket Launcher (LGRL) integrated onto a NIMR Automotive Ajban Long Range Special Operations Vehicle (LRSOV) at IDEX for the first time. The Fletcher LGRL has now completed rigorous test-firing protocols with laser target designation from both ground and air platforms at various angles and offsets to a distance of nearly 6km.

  • Pulling power [IDEX19D1]

    Marlow Ropes (Stand 01-C01) is displaying its range of British-made ropes, which provide engineering solutions for all towing, winching and recovery operations across the combat vehicle and commercial support sectors. Vehicle towing and winching wire rope replacement is becoming increasingly important in many vehicle applications due to the significant benefits gained from modern synthetic ropes.

  • Proven in Pakistan [IDEX19D1]

    Global Industrial & Defence Solutions (GIDS, Stand 12-E09) is Pakistan’s premier state-owned defence conglomerate representing the country’s largest defence manufacturing units and hub of R&D activities by offering products for multi-faceted military applications. Its core competence primarily serves its Armed Forces, but GIDS also offers its wide-ranging product portfolio for current and future defence requirements in the air, land, sea, and nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) defence and security domains to the global market.

  • Enhancing vehicle survivability [IDEX19D1]

    French countermeasures and pyrotechnics specialist Lacroix (Stand 07-B47) has brought its latest Galix AOS (Automatic Obscurant System) vehicle self-protection suite to IDEX.

  • On the right path [IDEX19D1]

    WesCom Defence (German Pavilion, Stand 09-A05), a leading specialist in pyrotechnic products for signalling, illumination, minefield breaching and training and simulation, as well as gas pressure generators, for both civil and military applications, is making its debut at IDEX this year.

  • Redefining tactical communications [IDEX19D1]

    A first time visitor to IDEX is the Spectra Group (UK) (Stand 05- C03 in the British Pavilion), which is exhibiting its SlingShot, a small and lightweight unit that provides in-service tactical VHF and UHF radios with a Beyond Line of Sight Communications on the Move (BLOS COTM).


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