Security Systems and Equipment

2nd Avangard Regiment to Be Put On Combat Alert in 2022

TASS reports that the second regiment of UR-100N UTTKh intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with the Avangard hypersonic warheads will assume combat alert in 2022.  The regiment is supposed to join Russia’s Strategic Missile Force. [newslist] The second regiment of Avangard hypersonic missile systems will assume combat posture in the Yasny missile formation, the source specified…
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The US Administration Approves Another $70M Sale to Jordan

The US State Department has approved a possible sale of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternate Warhead (AW) Unitary Rocket Pods and related equipment to Jordan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency states. The deal is estimated at $70 million. [newslist] This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United…
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A New Way to Cope with a Drone Swarm

Specialists from Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation have invented a new way to deal with a swarm of small drones. According to the document published on the Rospatent (Federal Service for Intellectual Property), it is based on using a quadcopter, releasing frags over the territory of the protected area.…
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VR and AR in the Russian Armed Forces

Like most information technologies, augmented and virtual reality originated in the military-industrial complex. Half a century after the introduction of the technology, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augemnted Reality (AR) are gradually becoming part of the daily training of the military. [newslist] The modern global VR and AR market for military applications is estimated at billions…
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Kalashnikov’s Kamikaze Drone Gets Export Permits

Kalashnikov concern has obtained the permits for the export of the KYB-UAV kamikaze drone, said the concerns press service on Tuesday. By getting these export permits, the concern can now promote the UAV system abroad. [newslist]   “The Kalashnikov Concern, together with JSC Rosoboronexport, is ready to start promoting the KYB UAV internationally, including during…
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The US approves $2,5 Billion Deal with Egypt

The US has approved the sale of three air defence radar systems, twelve C-130 Super Hercules military transport aircraft, and related equipment to the Egyptian government for a total sum of $2.5 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), responsible for the supply of military equipment and weapons abroad under intergovernmental agreements, announced this on…
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New Algorithms For Russian Radars

Specialists from Academician A.L. Mints Radiotechnical Institute (RTI) have developed new methods of air and space control and group targets identification. The new target detection algorithm has been developed for long-range radar stations and is caused by a much more complicated electromagnetic situation in the radar location area. The developed algorithms for radars successfully detect…
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First-Ever Russian Torpedo-Carrying UMV Under Development

A robotic torpedo-carrying ship is being developed for the Russian Navy. The UMV is supposed to be capable of autonomous detection and elimination of enemy submarines in Arctic latitudes and distant waters. [newslist]   "Work is currently underway at the design firm’s initiative to develop an unmanned craft designated to hunt down and eliminate adversary…
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“Geospatial Technologies and National Security” Round Table

In preparation for the international conference "Geospatial Technologies. Global Trends 2021",  a round table discussion was organised under the title "Geospatial Technologies and National Security" . The roundtable was organised by "Defense Media" Marketing & Communications Agency  and the "New Defence Order. Strategy" journal, during the International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2021.   [newslist]   Leading Russian specialists identified the…
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SOFEX Jordan Launches AIDTSEC 2021

The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference – SOFEX Jordan launches AIDTSEC 2021 – The Artificial Intelligence in Defence Technologies and Cyber Security Exhibition and Conference. The first edition of AIDTSEC will premiere on the 27 and 28 October 2021 at the prestigious King Hussein bin Talal Convention Centre at the Dead Sea.  [newslist] Established…
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