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DefenceTalkDefenceTalkLeonardo DRS, Inc. and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel (Rafael) announced today that they have completed the delivery of Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS) ordered by the U.S. Army for installation on Abrams main battle tanks. This marks a major milestone in the Army’s efforts to outfit multiple brigades of tanks with APS […]https://www.defencetalk.com/final-trophy-active-protection-systems-delivered-to-us-army-76665/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkMulti-domain operations, the Army’s future operating concept, requires autonomous agents with learning components to operate alongside the warfighter. New Army research reduces the unpredictability of current training reinforcement learning policies so that they are more practically applicable to physical systems, especially ground robots. These learning components will permit autonomous agents to reason and adapt to […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-research-leads-to-more-effective-training-model-for-robots-76625/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe third Capability Set of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) was tested at Fort Pickett by 82nd Airborne Soldiers and 25th Marines during October 2020. The project uses Soldier Centered Design (SCD) to evaluate the IVAS military fighting goggle through operational evaluations. Soldier involvement and engagement at every stage of prototype development has allowed […]https://www.defencetalk.com/next-generation-headset-preps-soldiers-for-future-battlefield-76558/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkPatria has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Army to conduct a turreted mortar feasibility study in the form of Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT). The testing complements ongoing cooperation between Patria and the U.S. Army on a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) announced in May. The study consists of several tests and demonstrations […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-to-demo-the-capabilities-of-patria-nemo-120-mm-mortar-system-76531/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe Army is seeking a new mid-range missile system that can hit targets between 500 to 1,500 kilometers, or 310 to 930 miles, to help fill a gap in its fires portfolio by 2023. Brig. Gen. John Rafferty, director of the Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team, said the surface-to-surface launch capability could prove beneficial if […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-pursues-new-mid-range-missile-to-fill-gap-in-precision-fires-76464/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkEight months into a strict, coronavirus-triggered border shutdown, nuclear-armed North Korea is widely expected to stage an attention-grabbing display of its latest and most advanced weaponry at a mass military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday. The cavalcade will mark the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party and satellite imagery on the respected 38North website […]https://www.defencetalk.com/despite-virus-shutdown-north-korea-to-stage-huge-parade-76444/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkIn support of the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) selection program, U.S. Army Redstone Test Center (RTC) Experimental Test Pilots (XPs) conducted flights of the Bell V-280 Valor in August 2020, as part of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) preparations for the FLRAA test effort, a key element […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-experimental-test-pilots-fly-valor-v-280-76347/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe Special Forces are getting ready to participate in the multinational task force Takuba, part of the French-led Operation Barkhane, at the turn of the year 2020/2021. The expansion of armed terrorist groups in the region is detrimental to peace, security and development. The task force is charged with counselling, supporting and escorting parts of […]https://www.defencetalk.com/swedish-special-forces-prepare-to-deploy-to-mali-76286/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkArmy’s Hawkei vehicle was put on show at Russell Offices, Canberra, on September 2, for the announcement that it was ready to commence full-rate production at the Thales facility in Bendigo. Chief of Army Lieutenant General Rick Burr said the event recognized completion of the rigorous acceptance-testing program. The Australian-designed Hawkei will complement government investment […]https://www.defencetalk.com/australian-armys-hawkei-on-its-way-to-full-scale-production-76263/
DefenceTalkDefenceTalkSouth Korea and the United States began annual military exercises on Tuesday following a coronavirus delay, with the drills likely to infuriate the North which has long considered them rehearsals for invasion. The drills come as tensions remain high between Seoul and Pyongyang after the North blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-south-korea-begin-joint-military-drills-after-virus-delay-76174/