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  • Training

    The best sensor simulation around? (sponsored)

    27th November 2020

    This article is brought to you by Presagis. Sensor vision is one of the most important advantages on today’s battlefield. It allows warfighters and intelligence …

  • Land Warfare

    Leonardo highlights Soldato Sicuro's advanced technology (sponsored)

    11th November 2020

    According to Leonardo, the Soldato Sicuro system’s ergonomic design and advanced tecnology make it ideal for armed forces worldwide.

  • Land Warfare

    Spanish Army seeks solutions to operate in the ‘grey zone’

    6th November 2020

    During the III Army/Companies + Innovation Founding a Secure Future Forum, the service discussed the capacities it intends to have and allowed national companies to present the systems and technologies that they can provide.

  • Digital Battlespace

    ​Opto Diode develops new device to aid near-IR illumination

    6th October 2020

    ITW subsidiary Opto Diode Corporation has launched a new gallium aluminum arsenide LED illuminator with high-power output for high-power, near-IR illumination tasks. Specially designed for …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Alligator variant makes progress with contract in the offing

    2nd September 2020

    Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (a Russian Helicopters subsidiary) conducted the maiden flight of the latest Ka-52M attack helicopter prototype last month, according to the Russian …

  • Training

    Philippines seeks pair of helicopter simulators

    20th August 2020

    The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is seeking full-motion simulators for both the Leonardo AW109 Power and Bell 412EP platforms, with a tender document published by …

  • Land Warfare

    Australia orders additional EF88 rifles

    16th July 2020

    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is to receive an extra 8,500 EF88 bullpup rifles under an order announced by the Department of Defence on 13 July. Defence Minister …

  • Land Warfare

    NZ Army receives first batch of Polaris ATVs

    7th July 2020

    Polaris has delivered six of its diminutive 4x4 all-terrain vehicles (ATV) to the New Zealand Army, as part of the latter’s Protected Mobility Capability Project. …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Romanian Pumas light up Mali with BrightNite

    7th July 2020

    The Romanian Air Force’s contribution to the UN-led peacekeeping mission in Mali has been greatly enhanced by the use of four BrightNite-equipped IAR 330 Puma …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Lithuania requests six Black Hawks

    7th July 2020

    The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on 6 July notified Congress of a possible FMS of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment to Lithuania, …

  • Digital Battlespace

    Thales unveils new generation of optronic devices

    24th June 2020

    With demand worldwide on the rise from armies for sensors that enhance situational awareness on the front line, Thales France has launched two new EO …

  • Training

    CAE helo training triggers protest

    14th May 2020

    The US Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) in Fort Eustis, Virginia, has awarded Tampa-based CAE USA a $11.12 million contract for advanced helicopter …

  • Land Warfare

    US Army starts to receive new Sub Compact Weapon

    30th March 2020

    Deliveries of the US Army’s Sub Compact Weapon (SCW) are under way, following the selection of the APC9K weapon (pictured). Casca Long, a spokesperson for …

  • Land Warfare

    French armed forces receive new O-NYX night vision goggles

    1st February 2020

    France is increasing efforts to renew the small equipment of its armed forces, with the MoD reporting the delivery of the first batch of new O-NYX …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    AUSA 2019: AeroVironment takes punt on Puma LE

    14th October 2019

    Manufacturer AeroVironment has unveiled a new addition to its sUAS collection, the Puma LE, a hand-launched platform designed for ISR missions across land and sea. …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Frigates

    Inspiration Class (Type 31)

    Development The Inspiration-class (Type 31) frigate programme for the UK Royal Navy (RN) emerged during the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015 when the MoD ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Ka-52 FMS

    The Ka-52 FMS offers training capabilities for piloting, navigation and combat missions, both within the operational envelope and in emergencies due to technical failures, pilot ...

  • NVIS-Compatible Cockpit

    Luminator produces incandescent and LED NVG cockpit, instrument and map lighting. In addition to NVG conversion kits, the company can provide engineering services to convert ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Matrix WQ StIM and WQ SIM Projectors

    The Matrix WQ StIM and WQ SIM projectors are designed with Texas Instruments DLP technology for picture reliability and a filter-free design. The Matrix WQ ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Projection Systems

    Electric Picture's projection systems are engineered for military and civilian flight simulation and maritime simulation. Edge-blended and warped displays for domes and partial domes, for ...

  • Air: NVGs


    NVIO NVG Computer-Based Training (CBT) is a blended training system, allowing operators and maintainers of NVGs to use 3D virtual equipment to ‘learn by doing’ ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Sensor Simulation

    Presagis offers a number of sensor simulation products that are developed to deliver the realism and fidelity required to simulate real-world visual sensor displays. These ...

  • Subsystems: visual


    nControl is an intuitive, user-friendly graphical interface for control and maintenance, and allows the user to approach the display as an integrated system, not as ...

  • Subsystems: software


    Presagis visualisation software tools are used to create rich 3D scenes for any visualisation or training application. According to Presagis, its visualisation solutions are suited ...

  • NVG Lighting Conformity Kit (LM-33-550)

    Developed by Hoffman Engineering in collaboration with Night Flight Concepts, the NVG Lighting Conformity Test Kit (LM-33-550) offers an NVG lighting testing capability. The LM-33-550 ...

  • Air: Displays


    The MFD66 Multi-Function Display has been developed by Thales, France. It is a fully coloured high-resolution display with a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) map capable ...

  • Air: fixed-wing flight simulators


    The Night Vision Training System (NVTS) combines academic instruction with interactive demonstrations to optimise a pilot's ability to see at night without the use of ...

  • Land: NVGs


    The BIG25 NVG is a lightweight, self-contained, head- or helmet-mounted binocular night vision system. The BIG25 NVG consists of a single objective lens, an I2 ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Lynx Aircrew Training Service

    Thales, through its 100%-owned Eagle subsidiary, provides the Lynx Aircrew Training Service (LATS), teaching British Army personnel to fly and operate Lynx Mk 7, 9 ...

  • P-2000

    Cobham Aerospace Communications' P-2000 is a panel mount, single or dual band, FM transceiver that is specifically deigned to be used in aircraft with limited ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Mi-171 Full Mission Simulator

    The Mi-171 full mission simulator provides flexibility in training of normal, abnormal and emergency procedures. It also provides flight manoeuvres for training, recurrent training and rating ...