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The Australian Government has approved a project to enhance and continuously improve the equipment used by the Australian Defence Force. Minister for Defence, Christopher Pyne MP, said the Integrated Soldier Systems project, valued at up to $1 billion over its 13-year life cycle, would deliver a range of items of equipment to the ADF for use by our troops. "We’re taking a flexible approach here," said Minister Pyne, "investing up to $240 million between now and 2023, with the flexibility to update and change things as technology develops into the future."

As director of the Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Paul Rogers oversees more than 1,700 engineers, scientists and researchers developing autonomous truck and other advanced technology at the U.S. Army’s R&D center in Warren, Michigan. Rogers’ team looks for developments at truck makers and suppliers in robotics, safety systems and alternative fuels to learn what might work to modernize U.S. military transport, support equipment and mobile weapons, as Alan Adler explains on following his interview with Paul Rogers. That includes autonomous vehicles, cybersecurity protection and electric systems that replace machines. His annual budget exceeds $600 million, which he stretches through collaboration.

Among the wide range of innovations worked on by the human brain, the U.S. Marine Corps is developing a crowd control device which can neutralise huge crowds from thousands of feet away and send them into a daze and even vaporise skin, as Sean Martin reports in The Express.

The CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) threat weighing on the head of countries dealing with Russia causes serious concerns to many countries allied of the US, not only for military supplies. How to deal with countries which not only procure Russian, but also Chinese, weapons? Several Southeast Asian countries do purchase Chinese equipment in varying quantities. Thailand is a major customer of them.

The U.S. Army is drafting new rules for the use of GPS receivers in weapon systems and will create a training program for soldiers that operate these systems, Sandra Erwin explains in SpaceNews. The Army is looking for ways to make weapon systems more secure against electronic attacks aimed at GPS signals.

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