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C2R-FAST – Low Profile Discrete Carrier

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

C2R-FAST showed their new Low Profile Discrete Carrier at DSEI. The They tell us they have had Prototypes our for awhile now, but this is the final production ready system. They plan to also offer accessories such as the drop pouch seen on the Grey version at the bottom of the photo. Available in a range of colors.

This is a photo they shared to Instagram which shows better shoulder strap detail.

www.c2rfast.com/c2rfast/Home

DSEI 19 – Armadillo FR Merino Mesh

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Intended as a base layer, the wool mesh traps air providing insulation. It features padded shoulders for load carrying with thumb loops at the cuff. All stitching is flatlocked.

Made from a blend of Merino Wool and FR Polyster. Available in sizes XS-XXXL due to the tight fit.

www.armadillomerino.com

DSEI 19 – Wilcox Industries Stubby Para Grip

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Apparently, Wilcox is seeing a lot of demand for their weapon grips, between the limited real estate on many carbines causing shooters to modify their grip and the desire to maintain control for barrel thumps and other maneuvers. The Para model is hinged to stow out of the way, it is made of aluminum, so it won’t break off. Attached to Picatinny rails.

The Stubby Para Grip is 4.0″ L x 1.5″ W and weighs 6.56 oz.

www.wilcoxind.com/Stubby-Para-Grip-P176C43

DSEI 19 – Saratoga Fragment Protective Armour-Up for Light EOD/CBRN

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Germany’s Bluecher Saratoga is well known for their CBRN suits but they have also developed ballistic under garments.

Based on this work, they’ve created a lightweight vest and apron for EOD use when a full bombsuit isn’t warranted and frag is the primary concern such as dispersion devices. The ensemble weighs less than 6 kg and meets STANAG 2920 (1.1 g FSP) with V50 velocities up to 450 m/s.

DSEI – Platatac Jungle Ensemble

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Platatac showed their Jungle Uniform consisting of GBH-J hat, Jungle “Kurtz” Shirt and Jungle Dax Pants, all manufactures from lightweight Apocalypse fabric in the MultiCam print.

The Hat features mesh panels. The Shirt incorporates five pockets with lanyard points, including a compass pocket at the chest. The Pants have a drawstring waist, and mesh lined large hip pockets.

Interestingly, the display also included the new Danner Jungle Boot, recently selected by the US Marine Corps. In addition to the rough out leather and nylon uppers, these unlined. Boots incorporate a Panama-style sole.

DSEI 19 – Electronically Enabled Textiles With Integrated Sensor Systems by Propel, LLC

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Propel developed Electronically Enabled Textiles with Integrated Sensor Systems for a US Navy Small Business Innovative Research Project to create wearable garments with embedded to monitor life signs of Navy SEALs while using submersibles.

What makes their technology different from others on the market is that they actually knit the sensors and cabling into the garment, unlike others who sew the sensors and cabling into the garments. Propel’s solution is more comfortable, durable and washable.

propel-llc.com

DSEI 19 – Sur-Ron High Performance Electric Bike

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Polaris displayed the Sur-Ron High Performance Electric Bike, mounted to a DAGOR vehicle.

The E-Bike weighs 7 kg and offers 8.5N.m torque for a top speed of 73 km/h with a battery life of 2.5-3.5 hours.

The Polaris DAGOR is one of the vehicles competing for the US Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle Program.

AeroVironment Unveils VAPOR All-Electric Helicopter UAS at DSEI

Friday, September 13th, 2019

• VAPOR 35 and VAPOR 55 add vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) and multi-payload capabilities, complementing and expanding AeroVironment’s leading fixed-wing small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

• VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS product line delivers advanced performance, endurance and payload flexibility, with up to 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) of usable payload capacity, and one hour of flight time on a single battery charge

• Addition of VAPOR strengthens AeroVironment’s commitment to delivering multi-mission operational capabilities and comprehensive small UAS solutions for defense, commercial and industrial customers

• AeroVironment combat-proven family of small UAS deliver actionable intelligence as the leading small UAS deployed by U.S. Armed Forces, and more than 45 allied governments

LONDON, at DSEI 2019, STAND N5-202, Sept. 10, 2019 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the availability of its VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), the world’s largest land, sea and air defense and security exhibition. Developed at AeroVironment Innovation Center-Midwest, VAPOR incorporates more than a decade of aerospace engineering, technical research and development to bring to market high-performance helicopter UAS at attractive price points for defense, commercial and industrial customers.

“The addition of VAPOR to our family of small unmanned aircraft systems demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with the most comprehensive capabilities to help them proceed with certainty in an ever changing operating environment,” said Rick Pedigo, vice president, sales and business development for AeroVironment. “VAPOR fully complements AeroVironment’s family of fixed-wing UAS with VTOL and flexible payload capabilities that can satisfy new customer missions across multiple domains.”

VAPOR – Intelligently Designed To Perform

Combining military-grade components, advanced flight control, and broad payload flexibility, VAPOR is purpose-built for mission critical performance. Fully automatic flight operation allows VAPOR to complete missions without operator intervention, with dynamic re-tasking to ensure safety, reliability and adaptable mission execution. With an expansive modular payload bay, and up to 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) of usable payload capacity, VAPOR is multi-mission capable with access to a variety of integrated sensors and third-party payloads including gimbaled EO/IR, survey grade PPK mapping, LiDAR and hyperspectral sensors, and an available Drop/Delivery Mechanism. Every VAPOR is powered by proprietary HeliSynth™ technology for system level optimization including advanced autopilot, payload command and control, and endurance.

Multiple VAPOR all-electric Helicopter UAS options are now available, enabling customers to choose the right configuration based on mission requirements, with the flexibility to create custom configurations that incorporate end-user provided equipment.

VAPOR 35 (GTOW 32 lbs., 14.5 kg) – With an advanced autopilot and a variety of available sensors, VAPOR 35 provides the flexibility to meet the most demanding missions. Aerodynamic 3-blade rotor design and high energy lithium-polymer batteries deliver up to one hour of flight time, all in a single case mission configuration with economical one-man lift packout.

VAPOR 55 (GTOW 55 lbs., 24.9 kg) – The versatile, powerful and easily configurable VAPOR 55 is designed to satisfy complex operational requirements. Heavy lift capable with up to 10 lbs. (4.5 kg) of usable payload weight (belly, side or slung), VAPOR 55 is single or multiple payload capable with access to a variety of integrated sensors, Drop/Delivery mechanism and third-party payload options.

VAPOR systems are now available for ordering. Learn more at www.avinc.com/vapor

Visit AeroVironment at DSEI 2019, STAND N5-202, Sept. 10-13, 2019 to learn more about VAPOR Helicopter UAS. www.dsei.co.uk