The Commander of Special Operations Command - Korea provides an update at SOF Week 2023.
Read the latest special ops news from our team of expert journalists and analysts, giving you the 'so what' behind the latest special forces headlines.
I/ITSEC 2023: HTC VIVE and V-Armed showcase immersive full-body training scenario
The solution offers a realistic environment in which to train and evaluate military personnel and first responders.
AUSA 2023: US Army to double combined SOF, space, cyber experimentations in 2024
The service conducted seven collective field exchanges this year but has now planned to hold more than 14 events next year.
Updated: Türkiye unveils Ulaq Kama, an armed expendable USV
Ares Shipyard and Meteksan Defence showcase Ulaq Kama, an armed expendable USV featuring explosive payload and ISR capabilities. The vessel's swift production hints at its potential role in asymmetric warfare, with graphics resembling Ukrainian systems.
FNSS show latest Pars IV 6x6 vehicle at IDEF
At IDEF 2023, FNSS Suvunma Sistemleri is showcasing the Pars IV (6x6) Special Operational Vehicle (SOV), which is now being deployed by the Türkiye’s Army Special Forces Command.
I/ITSEC 2023: VirTra debuts integration of VBS4 into its simulators
VirTra has unveiled the integration of VBS4 and BlueIG into its simulator systems with the aim of enhancing the capabilities of its technology for military training.
I/ITSEC 2023: CymSTAR introduces CymLITE Series Deployable Air Refueling Trainer
The company has also used its platform at I/ITSEC 2023 to announce a new partnership with the Switzerland-based firm EDMS.
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28th November 2023
Enhancing capabilities through simulation training fosters effective advancement and equips forces for evolving environments.
Netherlands to proceed with their own All-Terrain Vehicle buy after plans for joint procurement fail
9th October 2023
The procurement of new amphibious tracked All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) for the Netherlands Marines under the Future Littoral All Terrain Mobility Band Vagn (FLATM BV) has been pushed back again.
6th September 2023
Amid the evolving threats in modern warfare, active protection systems (APS), like Rafael’s Trophy, offer advanced defence for armoured vehicles.
6th September 2023
Bittium’s handheld and vehicle-mounted Tough SDR radios support game-changing connectivity for real-time situational awareness
10th August 2023
A new integration package is being offered that will allow ships and underwater vehicles operate together seamlessly.
26th July 2023
Japan is considering the use of cargo planes to launch missiles, aiming to diversify its launch platform options. The introduction of the Rapid Dragon system, tested by the USAF, could expand the capabilities of the JSDF's stand-off missile arsenal.
25th July 2023
Lockheed Martin's Dry Combat Submersible (DCS) achieves Initial Operational Capability with US Special Operations Command. This vehicle enables covert underwater missions, transforming undersea warfare for special operators.
21st July 2023
OSI Maritime Systems has been contracted to provide T-ACT tactical and high-speed navigation systems to the German Navy for its small craft operations. The advanced capabilities support complex missions and interoperability.
19th July 2023
Fibrotex’s camouflage triad will be complete with the development of mobile camouflage systems.
19th July 2023
Supplied by Arquus, the platform is built to provide modularity, payload capacity, firepower and mobility in the most challenging terrains.
13th July 2023
Rafael showcased the capabilities of its BNET communications system to Romanian special forces in an effort to demonstrate real-time battle management and information gathering in complex operational environments.
12th July 2023
Polaris has been awarded a contract to provide 50 of its DAGOR ultralight tactical vehicles to Romania, joining other NATO countries such as Canada, the UK and US as operators.
11th July 2023
Germany and the Netherlands have signed a contract with Rheinmetall for the supply of Caracal airmobile platforms, worth €1.9 billion.
30th June 2023
London and The Hague have agreed to explore opportunities to collaboratively develop a future littoral strike platform as the two countries celebrate 50 years of the Joint Amphibious Force.
28th June 2023
Polaris displayed an MRZR Alpha vehicle fitted with a Kongsberg Protector RS2 remote weapon station (RWS) at the Modern Day Marine (MDM) expo in Washington DC.
20th June 2023
The USMC has reached the IOC milestone and started fielding the Ultra Light Tactical Vehicle.
19th June 2023
Hanwha Phasor, a London-based subsidiary of South Korean defence giant Hanwha, is gearing up to launch a new SATCOM solution that offers militaries multi-orbit access from a single panel.
16th June 2023
Capewell’s solution for airdropping boats builds upon decades of engineering and manufacturing expertise for aerial delivery.
15th June 2023
The craft are expected to be used in various missions including ISR, offensive and defensive actions, critical infrastructure protection, special operations, patrol and engineering and logistical support.