Russia’s Uralvagonzavod will soon be organizing tours at its T-90 production facility in Nizhny Tagil. One of the highlights of the tour is a joy ride in a T-90 main battle tank.
At the moment, T-14 Armata battle tanks and T-15 Armata heavy infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) are protected from RPGs and anti-missiles using the Afganit active protection system. However, the enemy can overwhelm the system by a barrage of projectiles or by jamming its radar detectors. Now, Russia has decided to upgrade the Afganit with Ultraviolet (UV) detectors, which has a lower false detection rate.
Boeing now has a 51-foot unmanned, undersea vehicle (UUV) in its Echo-family. The Echo Voyager will be joining the 32-foot Echo Seeker and the 18-foot Echo Ranger.
Polish Deputy Defense Minister Bartosz Kownacki told local news agency PAP that the government will spend up to $21 billion to replace its aging BWP-1 and BWP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs).
The Chief Sonar Technician serving aboard USS Fitzgerald has written a software that quickly plots the location of submarines in seconds instead of minutes.
By Camera Operator: PH2 MIKE HARNAR, USN (ID:DN-ST-89-03190 / Service Depicted: Navy) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The British Ministry of Defence was censured by the Health and Safety Executive over the deaths of three soldiers who were trying to complete a grueling training exercise for selection into the Special Air Service back in 2013.
The Royal Navy’s third Astute-class submarine, HMS Artful, has fired a torpedo using a new UK designed and built command and control system.
Photo: Royal Navy