Teledyne FLIR launches Stormcaster-DX for standoff drone-based targeting
The Stormcaster-DX laser target designator for small VTOL UASs is designed for small unit teams operating at the tactical edge who require the ability to designate targets at short notice.
Compact solution addresses SWaP issue for counter-drone missions
A new high-power microwave system for C-UAS missions has already been tested in the US against a range of UAS targets.
Dstl moves on with development of next-gen assault rifle
Elements of the Future Individual Lethality System could be ready for the British Army by 2026.
Middle East stays hungry for multi-domain C4I
Demand in the Middle East for ‘total systems integration’ in C4I reflects a broader interest in developing robust joint operating capabilities.
18th November 2021
The director of UK Defence and Security Exports at the Department for International Trade spoke exclusively to Shephard about the UK’s partnership strategy with the UAE.
16th September 2021
British Army must run fast to establish a credible advantage over our potential adversaries, says Gen Sir Mark Carleton-Smith.
15th September 2021
Milestone achieved in Icarus programme for the British Army, which integrates electronic and physical protection technologies to equip vehicle crews with an active/passive protection suite.
7th September 2021
Tove is the first in a family of RF data link systems for ISR, with potential for installation on UGVs and USVs as well as UAVs.
28th June 2021
Add-on kit turns UHF/VHF radio into a BLoS solution to support voice and data communications.
14th June 2021
Commercial satellite constellations may find favour with the DoD for low Earth orbit solutions.
11th June 2021
In 2022, US Army Brigade Combat Teams should be equipped with a new tool for seamless and resilient communications in contested environments.
7th June 2021
Countries in the Arctic region are positioning themselves to maximise levels in connectivity across the High North, as their armed forces look to assert influence across the strategically important region.
1st June 2021
An array of solutions are available — in space and on the ground — to ensure military SATCOM remains secure in the face of soft and hard threats.
27th May 2021
The UK must innovate and develop a ‘competitive edge’ with AI, quantum computing and other emerging technologies if it is to achieve effective multi-domain integration, Gen Sir Patrick Sanders told the RUSI Strategic Command Conference.
12th May 2021
A constellation of six LEO satellites should support the intelligence-gathering requirements of joint forces conducting multi-domain operations around the world.
19th April 2021
A team comprising Airbus, Fujitsu and Thales UK seeks the systems integrator role in LE TacCIS.
10th March 2021
SATCOM from a company part-owned by the UK government could be delivered to DoD users in contested environments.
6th January 2021
MBDA missile achieved direct hit on target without operator intervention.
31st October 2020
Technology enables heads-up control of small UAVs
24th June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the greatest challenge for L3Harris Technologies during its first year of operation, the president for the communications systems segment of …
27th May 2020
Peacekeeping forces would benefit from greater use of airborne sensors to meet their ISR requirements, according to Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Intelligence is the …
15th May 2020
US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) will officially stand up a new Program Executive Office (PEO) on 1 June to support programmes of record with software …
13th May 2020
The Commanding General of US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has highlighted how SOF must be suitably equipped to handle a trio of ‘wars on the …
9th May 2020
Naval forces in Bulgaria, France and Greece are set to benefit from an upgrade in underwater diver capabilities, after the European Defence Agency (EDA) published …