US Army Buys Another Swarm of Black Hornets

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced winning an additional $15.4 million contract to deliver its cutting-edge Black Hornet® 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) to the U.S. Army. The advanced nano-unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used to augment squad and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Army’s Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) program. […]

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Know Your Gear: Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK)

The Android Team Awareness Kit (or Awesome Team Awareness Kit for non-Android versions), ATAK for short, is a software driven technology originally developed by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) scientists and engineers. You’ve probably seen photos of military personnel using a chest-mounted tablet computer or smart phone and wondered what software or app they were […]

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Primary Arms – GLx 2x Prism ACSS Gemini Reticle

Primary Arms Optics has released a brand-new reticle option for their popular GLx 2x Prism Scope: the ACSS Gemini. Designed for 9mm carbines and AR pistols, the ACSS Gemini reticle incorporates all the advanced features of ACSS and adapts it for a Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) format. Originally released in June 2020, the Primary Arms […]

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US Army Soldiers Conduct Live Fire With New ENVG-B

Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, recently conducted a platoon live fire using the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular (ENVG-B) provides the U.S. Army’s close combat forces with the capability to observe and maneuver in all weather […]

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