The US Marines are using a new system to detect, identify, track and defeat hostile unmanned aerial vehicles,
China has displayed a tactical laser weapon which can jam the electronics of low altitude targets such as drones and helicopters. Showcased at the KADEX 2018 show in Kazakhstan last week, the laser weapon, can intercept low-altitude, slow-speed aerial targets including drones
The Indian company PEL, active in the field of explosives and solid propellants, and the French defense company Nexter, specialized in land systems and ammunition have decided to tie-up for manufacturing Bi-Modular Charge Systems (BMCS) in order to respond to the needs of the Indian Ministry of Defense. The partners decided to answer to the BMCS RFP relative to a 10 year contract by manufacturing in India, combining the experience of Nexter with the pyrotechnics knowledge of PEL
The US Air Force Strategic Development Planning & Experimentation Office has issued a request for information for research on a directed energy technology to counter hostile unmanned aircraft systems. The Air Force is seeking information regarding the industry capability to provide a directed energy weapons system to counter-UAS operation
An explosion of Indian Armys new long-range ultra-light (ULH) howitzer M-777 earlier this month was due to faulty ammunition, according to a preliminary investigation. The barrel of the US-manufactured gun had exploded when it was firing ammunition on September 2 in Pokhran
The US Army will soon experiment using a 60 kW laser for air defence missions as part of its plan to integrate it on its High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck (HELMTT). In April the army expects to receive new laser to integrate on its HELMTT, formerly known as the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator,
US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to test laser weapons on its AC-130 gunships within a year. The laser beams would be a defence against incoming missiles or enemy jets
The UK Ministry of Defense has awarded 30 million pounds (around $36 million) contract to produce prototype laser weapon in order to make first laser weapons by the mid-2020s. The agreement has been finalized with a consortium of European defense firms, known as UK Dragonfire and consisting of MBDA, Qinetiq, Leonardo-Finmeccanica GKN, Arke, BAE Systems and Marshall ADG,
Elbit Systems has won a $35 million worth two contracts from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for the supply of airborne laser designators to two countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The contracts will be performed over a three-year period and systems will be supplied by Rafael Elbit Systems, the Israeli firm announced today
Over 250 units of Leonardo Finmeccanica's Man-portable Laser Target Designator (LTD) have been procured over the last two years, following a surge in orders for the product. 10 customers in the US and Europe have now procured the high-energy, man-portable laser systems, the company announced today
Russia will equip its new project 23560 Lider (Leader) class nuclear-powered destroyers with advanced Grach visual optical interference stations that could "blind" enemy troops and optoelectronic devices, such as night vision equipment, binocular glasses and laser ranging devices with bright flares of light. The system was developed by the Integral plant which was part of the United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation, the Izvestia newspaper was quoted by
Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract estimated US$30 million by the Department of Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the supply of XACTth65 sights, a thermal weapon sight product. The XACTth65 sight is very small size, light weight (only 450 grams) and its full tactical and high performance during day and night operations
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