According to Moroccan news website Le Desk.ma echoed by The North Africa Post, Israeli defense company Rafael is reportedly seeking to supply Morocco with its Iron Dome missile-defense system that would enable the Royal Armed Forces to add another defense layer for the protection of the Moroccan berm in the disputed Western Sahara as well as the sensitive civilian and...

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to develop the Off-Boarding Sensing Station (OBSS) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The awards, made on 25 October for Kratos and 26 October for General Atomics, are valued at USD17.6 million and USD17.7 million, respectively, and will both...

Defense electronics specialist Aselsan, Turkey’s biggest defense company, reportedly to supply remote-controlled weapons stations for the Ukrainian Practika company to arm its Kozak-2M1 armored vehicles. According to a post from Practika, Aselsan-made SARP NSV remote-controlled weapons stations are to be mounted on Kozak-2M1 vehicles. “This is a completely new solution...

UVision continues to strengthen its operations in the US with the signing of a cooperation agreement with MAG Aerospace at the AUSA (Association of the United States Army) Annual Meeting. Through this cooperation, UVision USA and MAG Aerospace will offer operational and training solutions for the Hero family of loitering munitions. MAG Aerospace will provide in-country...

New Add-On Armour Package Bolsters Protection To NATO STANAG 4569 Full Level 3 Paramount Group, the global technology and aerospace business, has announced that new add-on armour has been developed for its next generation Mbombe 4 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), resulting in some of the highest levels of protection that can be achieved globally by an armoured vehicle...

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems showcases its newly enhanced SAMSON 30mm Integrated Remote Weapons Station (RWS) for Light Vehicles for the first time during the AUSA 2021, Association of United States Army Defense Exhibition that was held in Washington D.C. from 11 to 13 October 2021. With a combination of the world’s most cutting-edge, reliable, and effective solutions...

According to Daily Sabah, a group of Turkish defense contractors is testing a kamikaze unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that will be used to counter and neutralize other drone-borne threats. The UAV is part of a wide range of drone detection and destruction systems developed by Havelsan and Transvaro, exhibited at the 3rd Military Radar and Border Security Summit, organized...

According to information published by the “Jewish News Syndicate” website on October 1, 2021, the Czech Ministry of Defense has signed a $627 million deal to purchase the Israeli-made Spyder surface-to-air defense missile system. Citing a Czech Army report, the first delivery of four new Spyder surface-to-air missile system launchers is scheduled for 2026 and...

According to information published on the Twitter account of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Defense on September 29, 2021, the Acrob UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) will enter into service with the Turkish armed forces. The Acrob was developed by the Turkish company Elektroland Defense. Today, Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) provide significant supporting capabilities...

Otokar and Milrem Robotics signed a teaming agreement to explore opportunities for unmanned and remote controlled ground vehicles. Turkey’s land systems manufacturer Otokar and the European leading robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics signed a teaming agreement during the DSEI 2021 exhibition in London to merge know-how and resources for autonomy...