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The next gen of wearable sensors for frontline troops

The next gen of wearable sensors for frontline troops
The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, together with industry partners Roke Manor Research, QinetiQ and Systems Engineering and Assessment, has developed dismounted close combat sensors which enable GPS-free navigation, automatic threat detection and information sharing for frontline troops.
30th January 2017

Tough mobile smartphones delivered to the Finnish Defence Forces

Tough mobile smartphones delivered to the Finnish Defence Forces
  A contract has been signed between Bittium and the Finnish Defence Forces for the delivery of Bittium Tough Mobile LTE smartphones and related Bittium Secure Suite back-end system classified for confidential level.
30th January 2017

Saving military devices with battery fuel gauging

Saving military devices with battery fuel gauging
We’ve all experienced inaccurate fuel gauging in a mobile device – that frustrating feeling when your smartphone displays 20% battery power remaining, only for the device to suddenly shut down.
30th January 2017


Combatting temperature fluctuations in the military

Combatting temperature fluctuations in the military
Over the next decade, the UK will spend £178bn on military equipment. This equipment may range from torches to high calibre weapons, but it all requires high quality manufacturing and the ability to adapt to a variety of conditions. Much of this equipment requires high precision gears, as Graham Mackrell, Managing Director, Harmonic Drive UK, explains.
12th December 2016

Wearable sensors help on the frontline

Wearable sensors help on the frontline
Most of us will be familiar with the error message ‘No GPS signal’ on our smartphones and satellite navigation systems. We may think loosing our GPS signal is a matter of life and death, but for the military and the emergency services it really could be the difference between life and death.
21st September 2016

Providing surge protection for military equipment

Providing surge protection for  military equipment
Electrical overstress, where excessive voltage or current is applied to an integrated circuit, is one of the main causes of IC failure and can also lead to a so-called ‘walking wounded’ product that continues to operate but constitutes a reliability hazard and may cause premature system failure. Steve Munns, Mil-Aero Marketing Manager, Linear Technology Corporation, explains how the military sector can protect against this.
6th January 2016

Night vision goggles will let pilots see 24 hours a day

Night vision goggles will let pilots see 24 hours a day
Successful trials will lead the way to a fully integrated digital night vision helmet replacing the need for traditional analogue night vision goggles. Developed and tested by BAE Systems, Striker II is a fully digital solution that provides today’s combat pilot with exceptional night vision and target tracking technology. The company has begun evaluating the digital night vision capability through a series of night flight trials from its Military Air & Information business in Warton, Lancashire.
23rd September 2015


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