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TALOS

Extending Personal Protection

Personal protective equipment (PPE) remains another critical requirement for enhancing the survivability of the individual SOF operator. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Arguably the most important PPE...
Multi-Mission

Move Fast, Hit Hard

As special forces remain focused on clandestine and discreet operations at extended ranges, these remote deployments continue to mould requirements for special operations vehicles...
SAAB-CGGM

Packing a Punch

In terms of maximising levels in lethality, SOF continue to identify small arms and support weapon solutions capable of being used across a variety...
US-SOF

Special Forces evolve to counter The (Un)Expected

The strategic importance of Special Operations Forces (SOF) has never been higher as more capabilities are demanded of relatively small forces called to operate...
APS-AJAX

UK MOD Identifies APS Requirements

Andrew White in London - The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) now knows its requirements regarding Active Protection Systems (APS) for tactical ground vehicles. Addressing delegates...
us-army

Battlefield Overmatch for the Modern Soldier

As an increasingly complex operating environment continues to present small unit teams with a series of evolving mission requirements, armed forces and industry are...
Saab’s M-4 Carl Gustaf

Lethal Weapon

In the area of small arms, support weapons, ammunition and munitions, there remains plenty of scope for weight savings across the DCC (Dismounted Close...
Textron

War Without End?

In January 2015, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) transitioned to a non-combat support role to assist the Government of the Islamic Republic of...
Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System

Loaded

Generally associated with soldier modernisation and future technology programmes, efforts to reduce the burden on Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) personnel continue to proliferate globally,...
US Navy

Weight Watchers

Whether operating as a member of a mounted or dismounted special forces squad, the paradigm of maximum mobility, protection, lethality and connectivity remains a...

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