Defense Advancement’s Most Read Articles from April 2023

April 2023 saw a number of significant developments, including new product releases, contract awards and capability assessments By DA Staff / 02 May 2023
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We published over 110 articles on in April 2023, covering significant developments across the defense, military and security sectors. 

Check out our top five most read articles in April 2023:

1. BAE Partners with Ritek to Produce New Armored Vehicle Variants for Sweden

BAE Systems signed a contract with Norwegian company Ritek AS for the production of two new CV90 variants, the Forward Maintenance vehicle and Combat Engineer, for the Swedish Armed Forces.

Read more here.

2. Unmanned Air Combat Milestone Achieved with First Missile Firing from New Drone

JACKAL drone system

Flyby Technology has completed a successful first trial firing of a Thales Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) from its new drone system, known as JACKAL, bringing the potential of unmanned air combat a step closer to reality.

Read more here.

3. MARSS Showcases C-UAS Capabilities of NiDAR System to UK MoD

MARSS successfully demonstrated the Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) capabilities of its NiDAR system to the UK Ministry of Defence. NiDAR combines state-of-the-art sensors, effectors and AI into a smart and intuitive Command and Control system that optimizes the operator interface, automates detection and reduces the response time to identify potential threats.

Read more here.

LiquidPiston XTS-210

4. New 25-Horsepower Heavy-Fueled Rotary Engine for Military Applications

LiquidPiston announced its intent to commercialize the XTS-210, a 25-horsepower, two-stroke, supercharged, liquid-cooled, 210cc rotary engine that addresses the fuel efficiency, lubrication, and fuel type limitations of the traditional Wankel rotary engine.

Read more here.

5. UK MoD Completes Capability Assessment Trial of IoT Data Network  

Smarter Tech Orion

Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions provider Smarter Technologies concluded a successful capability assessment trial of its asset tracking systems with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) at HMNB Devonport. The Orion IoT data network is a low power, ultra-narrow band 433 MHz UHF radio system that can penetrate concrete ammunition bunkers, fuel installations and underground facilities, without affecting equipment.

Read more here.

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