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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9th January 2017
The first orders will be placed in 2017 for France’s new Griffon and Jaguar vehicles as the French Army’s Scorpion programme continues to move forward. …
8th December 2016
Under Belgium's strategic vision 2030 defence plan, the nation’s special forces (SF) will be expanded and reorganized. In addition to increasing the size of the …
8th December 2016
The UK MoD has placed an order for more L119A2 (C8) assault rifles, which is the carbine variant that is used by the UK’s special …
28th November 2016
Unmanned vehicles manufacturer PSI Tactical Robotics and communications specialist Harris Corporation have joined forces to provide a niche capability for the special operations community, the …
16th November 2016
Plans to procure an on-the-move satellite communications capability for US Special Forces have been pushed back. The Request for Proposal for the Next-Generation Man Pack …
4th November 2016
A new all-terrain assault vehicle, known as the P6 ATAV, has been unveiled at the Indo Defence exhibition. The 4x4 has been designed by Indonesian …
3rd November 2016
Lockheed Martin has submitted a bid for the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) next-generation logistics and sustainment support programme, it announced on 1 November. The …
5th October 2016
A new short-barrelled rifle (SBR) 5.56mm variant of the M4 rifle – called the SCW0923 – has been launched by Colt. The rifle is designed …
28th October 2015
Bell Helicopter's Aeronautical Accessories has added a special ops platform/step for the Bell 429 light, twin-engine helicopter to its product line, the company announced on …