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Next-generation headset preps Soldiers for future battlefield

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe third Capability Set of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) was tested at Fort Pickett by 82nd Airborne Soldiers and 25th Marines during October 2020. The project uses Soldier Centered Design (SCD) to evaluate the IVAS military fighting goggle through operational evaluations. Soldier involvement and engagement at every stage of prototype development has allowed […]https://www.defencetalk.com/next-generation-headset-preps-soldiers-for-future-battlefield-76558/

US Army to Demo the Capabilities of Patria Nemo 120 mm Mortar System

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkPatria has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Army to conduct a turreted mortar feasibility study in the form of Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT). The testing complements ongoing cooperation between Patria and the U.S. Army on a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) announced in May. The study consists of several tests and demonstrations […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-to-demo-the-capabilities-of-patria-nemo-120-mm-mortar-system-76531/

US Army pursues new mid-range missile to fill gap in precision fires

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe Army is seeking a new mid-range missile system that can hit targets between 500 to 1,500 kilometers, or 310 to 930 miles, to help fill a gap in its fires portfolio by 2023. Brig. Gen. John Rafferty, director of the Long-Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team, said the surface-to-surface launch capability could prove beneficial if […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-pursues-new-mid-range-missile-to-fill-gap-in-precision-fires-76464/

Despite virus shutdown, North Korea to stage huge parade

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkEight months into a strict, coronavirus-triggered border shutdown, nuclear-armed North Korea is widely expected to stage an attention-grabbing display of its latest and most advanced weaponry at a mass military parade in Pyongyang on Saturday. The cavalcade will mark the 75th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party and satellite imagery on the respected 38North website […]https://www.defencetalk.com/despite-virus-shutdown-north-korea-to-stage-huge-parade-76444/