General Atomics Expands International Collaborations and Partnerships with Japan in Critical and Emerging Technologies

General Atomics Expands International Collaborations and Partnerships with Japan in Critical and Emerging Technologies SAN DIEGO – 19 February 2024 – General Atomics, a defense and diversified technologies company with affiliates operating on five continents, is expanding its collaborations and partnerships across Japan with new investments in the nuclear energy and rare earth elements sectors.…

Soviet Weapons of the Afghan War

Soviet Weapons of the Afghan War Launching today on Kickstarter from author Vlad Besedovskyy is “Soviet Weapons of the Afghan War.” The manuscript also includes weapons, which are not to be seen in any other work – such rarities as RPG-16, folding-stock RPKS-74, APB silenced pistol and others. Each chapter is a comprehensive exploration of…

Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment Tests Emerging Battlefront Advancements

FORT MOORE, Ga. — Operational insights on the battlefront are crucial. The Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment executes field experiments in real time, featuring live fires, simulations and force-on-force engagements to validate what will and won’t work for Soldiers amidst the conflicts of today and the challenges of tomorrow. DRIVING CHANGE IN THE MANEUVER FORCE The…

Joint Venture with Ukrainian Partner: Rheinmetall to Produce Artillery Ammunition in Ukraine

Rheinmetall, Europe’s largest ammunition maker, plans to open a new plant in Ukraine. Rheinmetall and a Ukrainian partner company have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint venture which in future will produce ammunition in Ukraine. The MoU was signed in the presence of Alexander Kamyshin, the Ukrainian Minister for Strategic Industries,…

Gentex Corporation Announces Delivery Order for U.S Army Next Generation Integrated Head Protection System (NG IHPS) Helmet Program Agreement to Supply Helmets under the NG – IHPS Helmet Program

Gentex Corporation Announces Delivery Order for U.S Army Next Generation Integrated Head Protection System (NG IHPS) Helmet Program Agreement to Supply Helmets under the NG – IHPS Helmet Program CARBONDALE, PA, February 19th, 2024– Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel, announced…

Air Force Awards Xwing Military Approval to Fly Autonomous Air Force Cargo Missions Across California

San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2024 – Xwing, the leading supplier of modular autonomy technology for aviation, has announced the successful completion of its recent participation in AGILE FLAG 24-1. The company transported mission-critical cargo with daily autonomous missions throughout the week-long exercise, accumulating over 2,800 autonomous flight miles to military bases and civilian airports,…

Thales Defense & Security Inc. (TDSI) Awarded DIU Contract for Family of Advanced Standard Batteries (FAStBat)

The U.S Defense Department’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) awarded Thales Defense & Security, Inc. (TDSI) a contract to develop and deliver a prototype family of Small Tactical Universal Batteries (STUB). The delivery of the STUB prototype is part of the DIU Family of Advanced Standard Batteries (FAStBat) initiative, one of the Army’s latest approaches to…