EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (28 September 2021, No.71)

Dear Readers, THEY DON’T MAKE ‘EM LIKE THEY USED TO… One can’t help but being amazed that the venerable Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber will have its...
Driver Vision Enhancer for Military Vehicles.

Safe Driving Under Hatch with the “Armor Eye” Driver Vision System

Unprotected driver sight over hatch is a thing of the past with modern driver vision enhancer systems (DVE). Now, fluid flicker-free video sight creates...
BAE Systems’ Mk.38 Mod.3

Up Close and Personal

Close-In Weapons Systems are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to...
Teledyne-FLIR

Teledyne to Acquire FLIR Systems

January 4, 2021 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and FLIR Systems, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Teledyne...
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Over The Ocean

While they are primarily used by air forces, with armies, following closely behind, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming an asset that naval forces...

Wildcat / UAV Manned-Unmanned Teaming Trials

On 17 September, Leonardo successfully demonstrated integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This took place in the UK...
Sylena-Mk2-Lacroix

Decoy Launcher Enhancements

The Sylena Mk.2 naval countermeasures launcher will be capable of deploying anti-torpedo decoys. Leonardo and Lacroix announced on 17th November that they had concluded an...
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Rafale F4 launched

Jon Lake - On 14 January 2019, the French government signed a $2.26 billion (€2 billion) contract with Dassault Aviation for a batch of...
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Small Satellites Usher in Synthetic Aperture Radar Renaissance

The launches of no less than three commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems aboard small satellites in just the second half of 2018 underscores...
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Sigs In Space!

Once upon a time, only a handful of nations were capable of building and launching expensive spacecraft for SIGINT gathering. Look at a list...

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