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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

DSEI 19 – Helix Tactical

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Helix Tactical is the side of mountaineering equipment manufacturer DMM which supports military and LE customers. At DSEI they showed us the DMM Micro Pulley. It’s stats are 2-6 mm with a strengths of 15 kn mbs and 2 kn working load.

Seen above with a micro carabiner, the Micro Pulley can be used on a standard size carabiner. Additionally, the Micro Pulley can be stacked.

Coming soon from helixtactical.com.

DSEI 19 – Brown S2V by Rocky Boots

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Rocky Boots exhibited an all leather Brown version of their popular S2V boot. Originally created for the US Naval Aviation community, this color makes this 8″ boot a great option for members of the UK military.

www.rockyboots.com

DSEI 19 – Silva Expedition 5 6400/360 Global Compass

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

In the Brigantes booth we took a look at the Silva Expedition 5 6400/360 Global which is beginning to replace the Militaire with the British military.

The Expedition 5, seen to the left, is a global compass while the Militaire is designed for northern hemisphere use. The baseplate features romers, measurers and magnifying glass but also has an inclinometer, variable declination, and measuring lanyard.

To make it a global compass, Silva magnetized the central gimbal, which rests on a sapphire for the smoothest needle movement possible. The gimbal allows the magnetic elements to point at magnetic north without disturbing the needle and reducing accuracy.

DSEI 19 – Osprey Drop Dry Bag from Typhoon

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Typhoon manufacturers drysuits, dry bags and accessories.

One of their latest products is the Osprey Dry Bag which has been built specifically for para ops. It incorporates a single pull release and this can be covered when not in use. The bag itself is made of durable trilaminate texturized polyester with stitched and double taped seams and waterproof zippers.

It also features integrated shoulder straps which can be stored behind a zippered flap.

The Osprey has a 120 liter capacity and is available in Black or Drab Green.

www.typhhon-int.co.uk

DSEI 19 – Blue Force Gear ULTRAcomp Belt

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

So new it doesn’t have a name yet, this new belt made from ULTRAcomp consists of an inner and outer belt. Blue Force Gear tells me it is half the weight of competitor belts.

The outer belt has a break strength of 4000 lbs and features a Cobra buckle as well as two sewn-in front and rear retention loops. It also incorporates three high PALS slots.

The inner and outer belts connect via Velcro. The inner belt is low profile and can be turned inside out of you want to wear it as your only belt.

Coming soon from www.blueforcegear.com.