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Shephard Media’s team of experienced journalists report on industry events around the globe, regularly breaking news stories across our portfolio and covering key trade shows and events throughout the year. Our ongoing objective is to provide Shephard’s unique brand of information and reporting across the most important sectors of the industry globally.

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Rockwell demos WBHF comms link

    21st September 2017

    Rockwell Collins has successfully demonstrated the resilience of next-generation high frequency (HF) communications using a wideband high frequency (WBHF) system over a 5,000 mile distance, ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    Cobham pilot breathing sensors complete

    21st September 2017

    Cobham has completed internal development of an Exhalation Gas Sensor for the US Air Force (USAF) School of Aerospace Medicine, the company announced on 18 ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Rheinmetall, Rohde & Schwarz to form JV

    21st September 2017

    Rheinmetall and Rohde & Schwarz have signed an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) company to bid for the German military’s mobile tactical communications ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    Sea Machines launches ACS for marine vessels

    20th September 2017

    Sea Machines Robotics has released an autonomous control system (ACS) for commercial marine vessels. Called Sea Machines 300, the technology upgrades a vessel’s operating controls ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    US Navy receives USS Portland

    20th September 2017

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has delivered the amphibious transport dock USS Portland to the US Navy, the company announced on 18 September. To date, HII ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    OPV for Cyprus Navy launched

    20th September 2017

    Israel Shipyards has launched a new offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Cyprus Navy, the company announced on 18 September. The OPV was launched at ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Saab wins Sweden telecommunications work

    20th September 2017

    Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration for maintenance of the Swedish armed forces' telecommunications net for 2017-2018, the company announced ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    Rheinmetall protected cabs for crane vehicles

    20th September 2017

    Rheinmetall has received an order from Liebherr-Werk Ehingen for protected driver’s cabs and crane cabs for a new generation of crane vehicles being built for ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DRDO developing mine clearance system

    20th September 2017

    India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is developing a Trawl system for the clearance of mines in the battlefield, the Indian Ministry of Defence ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Kelvin Hughes INBS for RNZN

    20th September 2017

    Kelvin Hughes has received a contract from Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply an Integrated Navigation Bridge System (INBS) for the Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) vessel ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    USCG orders 14th C-130J aircraft

    19th September 2017

    Lockheed Martin has received a contract option worth approximately $63.5 million from the US Air Force for the production of a C-130J Super Hercules to ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    Boeing taps Triumph for T-X offer

    19th September 2017

    Boeing has selected Triumph Group as a major supplier for its T-X US Air Force training jet offer, the company announced on 15 September. Under ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Rockwell Collins demos new communication link

    19th September 2017

    Rockwell Collins has demonstrated a new directional communication link with longer range and anti-jamming capability for smaller applications such as UAS, radar systems and satellite ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    Oshkosh completes EBFL-M deliveries

    19th September 2017

    Oshkosh Defense has successfully completed modernising and delivering 535 Extendable Boom Forklift (EBFL-M) vehicles to the US Marine Corps and US Navy, the company announced ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Thales introduces COMTICS

    19th September 2017

    Thales has launched COMTICS, a resilient, high-availability shipboard information distribution system designed to provide operational services to naval personnel at sea. The advanced communication system ...

  • RH - Rotorhub

    Russian Helicopters’ Mi-171 seeks certification in China

    19th September 2017

    Russian Helicopters has submitted an application to the aviation authorities of China to certify the Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines, the company announced on 14 ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    NAVOCEANO receives Remus 100 AUV

    18th September 2017

    Hydroid has delivered its first new generation Remus 100 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to the Naval Oceanographic Office. The Remus AUV is able to be ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Raytheon receives Boomerang order

    18th September 2017

    Raytheon BBN Technologies has received a contract to deliver Boomerang Warrior-X systems to an undisclosed Gulf nation, the company announced on 15 September.The contract, worth ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Persistent radios for US Army WMD teams

    18th September 2017

    Persistent Systems will supply more than 950 MPU5 radios to the US Army National Guard's Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) under a ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    USCG patrol boat gets Safran’s BlueNaute system

    18th September 2017

    Safran Electronics and Defense's BlueNaute inertial navigation system has been installed on the first of a number of vessels for the US Coast Guard (USCG), ...

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