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2015 in Review: Birth of Tactical Headgear System (THOR) and more

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Dec 23, 2015 4:42:27 PM

And what a year it has been !!!

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Topics: USAR, Helmet, THOR, DSEI, SearchCam

THOR Tactical Headgear Gets the Royal Treatment

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Sep 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Notes from DSEi Part 2.

While 2015 DSEi is now behind us, we are still catching up with post-show news!

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Topics: THOR, IMP, Tactical Headgear System, DSEI

THOR Tactical Headgear Makes DSEi Debut

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Sep 23, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Notes from DSEi Part 1.

While we have been attending DSEi since 2007, this year’s event totally blew us away with the launch of THOR tactical headgear. Our stand was packed solid for four days and all nine of our Savox hosts were busy showing off our new “baby”. #nobreaks #nolunch!

Special Visitors

We had the honor of hosting a number of both official and non-official country delegations to our stand. Here, we can see the Finnish delegation, headed by General Jukka Juusti checking out THOR.

Read the DSEi Special Industry Report Featuring THOR

Download the Report In addition to the Finnish delegation, we also had a number of African, Middle Eastern and other European delegations at our stand. (And, we even got royalty to pay us a visit – but you’ll have to wait for my next blog post to find out about this!)

Media Buzz

The media also picked up our unique offering at DSEi. Check these out:

  1. ASD News
  2. battle-technology.com
  3. Shepard media
  4. Shepard media

Thank you

Now returning to our homes, we’ll all be quite busy following up with our contacts from the show, including end users, country delegations, as well as our business partners. We’ve already made a commitment to attend DSEi 2017 and we look forward to showing off even more new products and solutions.

.Any questions or comments, please reach out to me directly. mikael.westerlund@savox.com

~Mikael

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Topics: Helmet, THOR, Tactical Headgear System, DSEI

The Heat Is On! Communications Equipment for Extreme Environments

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Sep 15, 2015 9:33:27 AM

The Savox IMP tactical vehicle intercom solution was first designed and tested in the Far North and is proven to withstand cold and wet conditions. But now we’re pleased to tell you that IMP is also proven to withstand hot and harsh conditions as well, as evidenced by our contractual agreement with a Middle Eastern country’s Defence Forces.  Read the Official Press Release

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Topics: THOR, IMP, DSEI

DSEI Special Report on Advances in Soldier Interface Technology

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Aug 18, 2015 12:00:00 PM
Just Released is the DSEI 2015 Special Report "Advances in Soldier Interface Technology for Modern Military Operations" .

Within the report find this detailed and informative article entitled "Connected Headgear for the Connected Soldier" featuring THOR - an innovative helmet design.

 

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 Find out about:
  • Latest advances in soldier interface technology
  • New developments in integrated tactical headgear systems
  • Future outlook for communications systems

Want to know morejust about THOR? Get the THOR guide here.

Meet up with Savox at DSEI 2015 at  Stand N5-442.

~Mikael

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Topics: Headsets, THOR, Tactical Headgear System, DSEI

Keep Talking – Choosing a RIB Intercom System

Posted by Mikael Westerlund on Aug 13, 2015 11:00:00 AM
 

Picture this:  You're in a Rigid-hulled Inflatable Boat (RIB) and you're going high speed in rough waters.  Water is splashing all over you and it's a pitch black night.  You need to stay upright and in the boat, as well as prepare for the impact of the next wave.  You also need a reliable intercom system for your on board communications so that you can communicate with your team but, UGH, there's a variety of different radios installed on the boat and they're not "talking" to each other.

So what's the answer?  Here are the 4 things you'll want to consider when choosing a RIB intercom system.

1. System Requirements

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Topics: Hot Topics for Tradeshows, Platform intercom, IMP, C4i, DSEI

Are NVGs Giving You a Pain in the Neck?…….. Not Any More.

Posted by Jaakko Havola on Aug 9, 2015 9:13:00 PM

 

Authored by Jaakko Havola, Product Manager, Savox Communications

Today’s modern western defense forces utilize a variety of night vision goggles (NVGs) depending on type of troop and specific mission requirements.  Most typically the NVG is treated as an add-on solution:  The chosen goggles are bolted, screwed and strapped upon an existing helmet. However, newer integrated helmet designs now provide significant benefits in terms of comfort, safety and cost-savings.

What’s so great about newer integrated helmet designs?  Here’s the rundown.

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Weight & Balance

Old Way: Wearing a traditional non-integrated helmet with NVGs can literally give you a pain in the neck.  Not only is the weight of the helmet itself problematic, but adding a night vision goggle as an afterthought compounds the issue because now a counter weight (read “dead weight”) must also be added to keep the entire system positioned correctly on the head.

New Way:  Newer, integrated tactical headgear system designs offer distinct advantages concerning weight and balance.  In general, newer helmet designs are significantly lighter than traditional helmets. As well, the balance point of integrated helmet designs is optimized from the start to account for goggle use, and at the same time, a centralized power source for the entire system is integrated within the design to provide an optimally balanced helmet and greater comfort for the wearer.

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Topics: Hot Topics for Tradeshows, THOR, Tactical Headgear System, DSEI

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