The Commander of Special Operations Command - Korea provides an update at SOF Week 2023.
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.
Featured Industry Spotlights
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.
4th November 2022
The Halcon loitering munition features an artifiicial intelligence-driven target recognition system, and the UAE's Presidential Guard could be among its initial customers.
2nd November 2022
Multi-domain integration and the importance of novel approaches were the main motifs of DSEI 2021. The UK Strategic Command reiterated the theme outlined in the Integrated Review: more is not always better. Can the UK compensate for the loss of numbers and capabilities?
28th October 2022
The European Air Refuelling Training exercise is an important event for the NATO air-to-air refuelling community, and enhances multinational operations.
18th October 2022
Naval SOF may benefit from the compact and lightweight Shark RWS.
11th October 2022
Recent exhibitions in Japan saw companies offering specialist equipment such as tactical submersibles and long-range acoustic devices to the Japanese military.
6th October 2022
Military-grade ATACR rifle scopes will be provided to USSOCOM.
3rd October 2022
A renewal of pistols, personal defence weapons, shotguns and sniper rifles is under way in Australia's military.
29th September 2022
This year's Exercise Cobra Warrior was the largest exercise in UK airspace for two years and saw the participation of 80 aircraft from international allies.
29th September 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has concentrated the minds of governments across Europe, where there are increasing efforts to upgrade and replace military capabilities.
21st September 2022
Wirus-4 will be able to connect with various sensors, enabling SOF to transmit targeting data to effectors such as loitering munitions.
20th September 2022
In preparation for GSOF Symposium Europe 2022, Hungary’s Special Operations Forces (HUNSOF) has laid out its top requirements and acquisition interests in order to focus efforts among the SOF industrial sector on their most relevant capabilities.
14th September 2022
French special forces have begun testing the first pair of production 6x6 VOS-APP patrol vehicles that will succeed the VLRA, which has been in service since the 1970s.
8th September 2022
Near peer conflict, political instability and rapidly accelerating technology make for a conflict environment that is characterised by unpredictability.
8th September 2022
BAE Systems has received an additional EPAWSS contract from Boeing for the F-15 fleets that will bring the total contract value to $351 million.
7th September 2022
The USAF and US Army partnership assessed Raytheon Corporation's AI solution that was designed to solve the problem of airspace deconfliction.