Tag Archives: QinetiQ

SOFIC 2013–Closing Comments and Photo Gallery

This year’s SOFIC conference was an exciting event and every bit as good as prior years. The combined efforts of NDIA and USSOCOM account for that. There was, as always, a wealth of information transferred. If you are a small … Continue reading

Posted in SOFIC 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SOFIC 2013–QinetiQ MAARS

SOF operators have at their disposal an array of unmanned robotic tools that is unprecedented in the history of warfare, for example QinetiQ’s MAARS system. The Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System (MAARS®) is an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) designed expressly … Continue reading

Posted in SOFIC 2013, Weapon systems | Tagged , ,

Shoulder Worn Acoustic Targeting Systems (SWATS) – QinetiQ

Snipers have earned their place in military history as one of the most effective weapon systems ever deployed. During World War II, Russian, snaiperskaya, wreaked havoc on advancing German troops. A single sniper team can successfully pin down a company, and … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Soldier Systems | Tagged ,