Au Sofins, le salon de l’armement des forces spéciales françaises

(B2 à Souge) Véritable lieu de rencontre entre opérateurs des forces spéciales et industriels, le Sofins, salon des forces spéciales (1), a les spécificités de sa clientèle : très exigeante, celle-ci ne commande que de petits volumes… Mais la compter dans son carnet de commande est la garantie d’un prestige valorisable pour les fabricants d’équipements militaires. […]

Renovated Leclerc Scorpion XLR MBT Main Battle Tank

Description The Leclerc Scorpion or XLR is a modernized version of the French-made Leclerc Main Battle Tank (MBT) designed and manufactured by the French Company Nexter Systems. In March 2015, The French Army Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) notified Nexter Systems a renovation contract for the Leclerc MBT. This order constitutes the third operation launched by […]

Renault Trucks Defense lifts veil on VLFS

Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) displayed the first prototype of its VLFS (Véhicule Léger Forces Spéciales – Special Forces Light Vehicle) during the SOFINS exhibition, which took place in Camp de Souges, near Bordeaux, France, on 28-30 March. This instrumented prototype has been heavily committed to road and off-road testing since December 2016. RTD intends to […]

French Company TDA a Thales subsidiary presents 120-mm guided mortar ammunition at SOFINS

French Company TDA, a subsidiary of Thales presents its new development of 120mm guided mortar ammunition at SOFINS 2017, the Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminar Exhibition. This new type of ammunition will be operational by the middle of the next decade. French Company TDA, a subsidiary of Thales presents its new development of 120mm […]

French Company Air-Lynx presents the first portable manpack 4G network solution at SOFINS 2017

The French Company Air-Lynx presents the 4G LTE Manpack, the first backpack radio network solution with embedded broadband at SOFINS 2017, the Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminar Exhibition. The system is able to create a 4G private network solution offering a portable and secure solution to exchange data for around 50 subscribers over a […]

GK PROFESSIONAL showcased its range of law enforcement equipment at SOFINS 2017

GK PROFESSIONAL showcased its range of law enforcement and defense equipement at SOFINS 2017, in the Military Camp of Souge in France. The French equipment supplier develops equipment for, and works in connection with, a large number of government agencies, departments and special units all over the world. GK PROFESSIONAL showcased its range of law […]

SOFINS 2017 : T-REX, le « renifleur 2.0 »

Après s’être consacrée durant un demi-siècle aux systèmes de détection NRBC, la société NBC-SYS fait aujourd’hui une entrée discrète dans le petit monde de la détection des substances explosives grâce au système T-REX, dont l’un des prototypes a été dévoilé lors du salon SOFINS 2017. Innovation oblige, cette filiale du groupe Nexter a tenté – […]

SOFINS 2017: Bertin Instruments highlights FusionSight Night Vision Device

At the SOFINS 2017 Seminar (Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminar)Bertin Technologies is presenting its optronics devices for the military market dedicated to the protection and surveillance of high-risk hotspots. The FusionSight, a digital Night Vision Device, combines the best of Low Light and thermal images for target detection. FusionSight is a lightweight Night & […]

Prototype of VLFS Light Vehicle Special Forces unveiled by Renault Trucks Defense at SOFINS 2017

At SOFINS 2017, the Special Operations Forces Innovation Network Seminar Exhibition, the French Company Renault Trucks Defense unveils the prototype of the VLFS (Véhicule Léger Forces Spéciales – Light Vehicle Special Forces) that will replace the old vehicles VPS (Special Forces Patrol Vehicle) and P4 PATSAS in service with the French Special Forces. At SOFINS […]

SOFINS 2017: Démo réussie pour l’eRider

C’est sous un soleil radieux que l’eRider développé par Safran Electronics & Defense (ex-Sagem) a réalisé sa première démonstration publique à l’occasion du salon SOFINS 2017, organisé du 28 au 30 mars au camp de Souge (Gironde). Dévoilé en juin 2016 lors du salon Eurosatory, l’eRider appartient à la classe Light Strike Vehicle (Véhicule d’Assaut Léger), des véhicules […]

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