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SES Launches Rapid Response Vehicle for Defence, Security Missions

New addition to SES’s government services portfolio is world’s first SATCOM-enabled solution to provide multi-orbit connectivity tailored to border security, ISR (Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance), aid and disaster recovery initiatives SES announced its new government product Rapid Response Vehicle (RRV), a SATCOM-enabled platform capable of providing high-speed connectivity and global communications services tailored to a

U.S. Army Awards Contract for Recapitalization of Heavy Vehicle Fleet

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to recapitalize its Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV). Oshkosh will bring the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) and Palletized Load Systems (PLS)

US Army Soldiers to receive lighter combat helmet

The Army awarded a contract Tuesday for a helmet that weighs an average of 22 percent less than the one currently in use and officials say it has just as much protection. The Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II contract was awarded to Revision Military in Vermont to produce up to $98 million in helmets over

‘Third arm’ may lessen Soldier’s burden, increase lethality

Future ground troops may one day have a “third arm” device attached to their protective vests that will hold their weapon, lessening the weight on their arms and freeing up their hands for other tasks. Weighing less than 4 pounds, the body-worn weapon mount is currently undergoing testing at the Army Research Laboratory, where researchers