Military


Russian MoD details development of military districts

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu detailed the development of the Central Military District (CMD), Southern Military District (SMD), and Eastern Military District (EMD) during a Ministry of Defence (MoD) board meeting on 10 October in…



L3, Harris Merge to Become a $16 Billion Defense Tech Giant

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and L3 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LLL) have agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals to create a global defense technology leader, focused on developing differentiated and mission-critical solutions for customers around…


Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 12 October 2018

Americas Brazil – 11 October 2018: The intelligence departments of the Federal Police and the National Penitentiary Department (Depen) disrupted plans by the organised criminal gang First Command of the Capital (PCC) to carry out…



Ukraine reveals new combat UGV

Ukranian firm Global Dynamics showcased a prototype 4×4 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) called Ironclad at the Arms and Security exhibition held in Kiev from 9–12 October. The company first produced a prototype for the…


The Army Wants its Cannons to Reach 1,000 km

The US Army has developed a self-propelled variant of the XM-907 155mm 58 Caliber cannon. an M-109A8 variant based on this enhanced design is expected to be fielded by 2023 and provide the US Army…


DARPA Studies Human-Swarm Interactions

DARPA calls for proposals to study tools to enable soldiers to operate and control swarms of up to 250 collaborating bots. Such swarms will be able to support soldiers fighting in an urban area, providing…