Defense Advancement’s Most Read Articles from March 2023

March 2023 saw a number of significant developments including production line inaugurations, contract wins and product presentations By DA Staff / 04 Apr 2023
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We published over 120 articles on in March 2023, covering significant developments across the defense, military and security sectors. 

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

1. Royal Navy Receives New 400mph Banshee Drones

Banshee drones delivered to Royal Navy

The Royal Navy took delivery of new jet-powered Banshee drones as it moves ahead with the use of remotely-piloted air systems (RPAS). Developed by defense company QinetiQ, the Banshee simulates threatening aircraft to help the Royal Navy stay at the cutting-edge of air defenses.

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2. RBSL Begins Producing Boxer Vehicles for British Army

British Army Boxer Vehicles Rheinmetall

Work to fabricate key components of the British Army’s Boxer Mechanized Infantry Vehicle (MIV) started on March 27th 2023 at Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL)’s manufacturing facility in Telford.

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3. Silicon Sensing Presents its Smallest Gyro at IEEE Inertial 2023

SS Pinpoint gyro

At the IEEE Inertial international symposium on inertial sensors and systems, which took place March 28-31, 2023, Dr Mark Marshall, Chief Engineer at Silicon Sensing, presented a paper on the construction and inertial performance of the company’s smallest gyro – Pinpoint

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4. US Marine Corps Orders Additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles

U.S. Marine Corps Orders Additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems received a full-rate production contract from the US Marine Corps for additional Personnel and Command variant Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs). The ACV is an 8×8 platform that provides true open-ocean amphibious capability, land mobility, survivability, payload, and growth potential to accommodate the evolving operational needs of the USMC.

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5. British Army Receives Troposcatter COMET Systems for C2 Experiments

Spectra Group announces supply of Troposcatter COMET Systems to ARRC for C2 experimentation

Spectra Group has supplied a number of Troposcatter Compact Over-the horizon Mobile Expeditionary Terminal (COMET) systems to the British Army’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) 3-star Headquarters as part of their Agile Command and Control (C2) experimentation program. 

Read more here.

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