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L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

March 5, 2015

CRANE, Ind., 5 March 2015. U.S. Navy night-vision experts will upgrade the AN/PVS-15 series of night-vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night-vision monoculars to make them suitable for covert special forces operations.

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

March 3, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 3 March 2015. What's going on in the Arctic? Rising political tensions between East and West are giving rise to a new generation of rugged Arctic surveillance sensor technologies that are designed to detect and track aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and even cold-weather warfighters on foot.

Navy looks to Argon Corp. to provide flat-panel sonar displays to replace CRTs aboard submarines

Navy looks to Argon Corp. to provide flat-panel sonar displays to replace CRTs aboard submarines

March 2, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I., 2 March 2015. U.S. Navy submarine sonar experts needed flat-panel color displays to replace old-model cathode ray tube (CRT) displays for sonar technicians aboard U.S. submarines. They found their solution from Argon Corp. in Great Neck, N.Y.

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

February 27, 2015

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 27 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for new ways to speed actionable intelligence to the field commanders and warfighters on the front-lines who need it most.

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

February 26, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 26 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to find news ways to make small units of infantry warfighters more effectively and deadly using existing infantry weapons and unmanned systems.

Army awards $13.2 million contract to Elbit to provide Apache targeting helmets to Indonesia

Army awards $13.2 million contract to Elbit to provide Apache targeting helmets to Indonesia

February 26, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 26 Feb. 2015. Military avionics experts at Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas, will provide 300 integrated situational-awareness and targeting helmets for AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter pilots of the government of Indonesia.

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

February 25, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop unmanned sensors able to operate in harsh environments to monitor surface, aircraft, and submarine traffic above the Arctic Circle.

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