The Commander of Special Operations Command - Korea provides an update at SOF Week 2023.
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.
Japan explores missile launching from cargo planes
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.
US declares IOC for special operations mini-sub
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.
Orbiting the Future: How New Satellite Technologies are Revolutionising Global Communications
With the satellite industry at a pivotal juncture, Intelsat is investing in advanced technologies like 5G and optical communications, striving to enhance worldwide connectivity and address emerging governmental needs.
CH-47 Chinook: why the timeless helicopter design is still a heavy-lift contender on the modern battlefield
From its emergence as a ground-breaking design in the 1950s to its widespread deployment in diverse operations worldwide, the Chinook continues to leave an indelible mark on the aviation landscape. Shephard sums up the latest developments and tells you everything you need to know about the workhorse of many armies and air forces in the 2020s.
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8th May 2023
The priority is accessing systems and technologies that can improve the communication and decision-making process and enable operations in contested scenarios.
8th May 2023
The company plans to conduct demonstrations of the system for the Pentagon, its branches and branches and agencies by early fall.
8th May 2023
Augmented Reality (AR) can improve the situational awareness of soldiers and enhance protection by enabling faster target location and identification.
7th May 2023
President and CEO of the Global SOF Foundation Stu Bradin outlines what to expect from SOF Week 2023.
7th May 2023
The voice command upgrade to the Black Hornet 3 aims to reduce the cognitive burden of end users and satisfies emerging demand signals from special operations forces.
27th April 2023
The tests by the Spanish Army are intended to support the service in defining and refining its future requirements for ATVs and light tactical vehicles.
29th March 2023
Safran Electronics and Defence has developed the NAVKITE position, navigation, timing (PNT) system for use by French Navy commando forces on semi-rigid boats.
23rd March 2023
Inspired by lessons learned in Ukraine, the 4x4 Technamm Fennec 2 is looking for its first customers, while the Masstech Commando has already been ordered by France and Jordan
17th March 2023
Romania has requested a total of 129 Heavy Gun Carrier Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to replace HMMWVs used by its special forces units.
28th February 2023
The French Air Force is modifying A400M transport aircraft with a mount for an MX-20 EO/IR turret for the special forces support role.
24th February 2023
Presented at NAVDEX in Abu Dhabi, the S800 is pitched as a middle-of-the-market boat between midget submarines and larger designs.
22nd February 2023
The strikingly designed submarine has military applications and a hydrodynamic hull.
20th February 2023
Kraken has signed a partnership agreement with Leonardo with the first project involving integration of the Black Scorpion torpedo onto the K50 platform.
9th February 2023
The duo believe they are a perfect match to meet the requirement for a small special forces UAS.
7th February 2023
The first of Thailand's new 105mm field guns have arrived home, while the country's Defense Technology Institute (DTI) pursues other indigenous programmes such as combat reconnaissance vehicles and an MRAP.
30th January 2023
Hexagon's new platform for developing Android mobile apps for dismounted soldiers is already being put to use on a project for French special forces.
17th January 2023
Advanced munitions industry positions for a changing threat landscape, underscored by the conflict in Ukraine.
4th January 2023
The first series production examples of the Light Attack Helicopter have been ordered by the South Korean government.
5th December 2022
The Raytheon UK-led Omnia Training will offer new training technologies for CTTP, with data and digitisation at the core of their bid.