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BELL 360 Invictus to Continue In US Army’s New Scout Rotorcraft Competition

DefenceTalkBell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected to continue its work on the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. As part of the selection, Bell is designing, manufacturing, and testing the Bell 360 Invictus, a prototype rotorcraft designed to provide improved lethality, survivability, and extended reach for Army […]https://www.defencetalk.com/bell-360-invictus-to-continue-in-us-armys-new-scout-rotorcraft-competition-74989/

US army Improves long range precision fires support

DefenceTalkWhile infantry units carry out important missions at close quarters, field artillery battalions stationed remotely play a vital role in shaping the battle at a distance. As part of a major flagship program, Army researchers are making technology advancements for rockets and cannons that will enable long range precision fires. In order to further the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-improves-long-range-precision-fires-support-74972/

German army loses 6 million masks in Kenya

DefenceTalkA German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday. “We are trying to find out what happened” to the massive order of protective equipment meeting the FFP2 standard for protection against particles and aerosols, a spokeswoman said. […]https://www.defencetalk.com/german-army-loses-6-million-masks-in-kenya-74929/

US Army working to develop COVID-19 vaccines as force preps its response

DefenceTalkThe U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are aiding in the development of five separate COVID-19 vaccines, Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy announced Thursday. In support of the federal government’s plan to combat the virus, the Army received an additional $900 million in […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-army-working-to-develop-covid-19-vaccines-as-force-preps-its-response-74909/