The High Energy Fiber Laser Project of the US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) intends to procure technical assistance and systems engineering in the development, testing, and fielding of the High Energy Laser Weapons System (HELWS). NAWCWD serves as a focal point for defining HEFL system and sub-system requirements, system design and integration plans, prototype systems development, and testing and evaluation
BAE is confident that the US Army will begin buying its precision rocket guidance system by 2015. “Were really looking forward to bringing it to the Army,” David Harrold, director of precision guidance solutions and electronic systems, BAE Systems said at the Farnborough Airshow on Thursday
Russia is unwilling to provide technology transfer of the Smerch multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) to India, Tribune News reported. The finance ministry has refused to import the same rockets
Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd (SBDS), Saabs fully owned company has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with the US-based NonLethal Technologies Inc. (NLT) for marketing and selling the IronFistTMand Cobra40TMless-lethal weapon systems, including the 38-mm and 40-mm munitions
Lockheed Martin will provide enhanced laser-guided training rounds (ELGTR) to the U.S
MBDA and Roketsan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a 70mm guided weapon system. Under the terms of the agreement signed at the ILA Berlin Air Show, the two companies will initiate the exchange of business and technical information for a guided weapon system based on the 70mm rocket concept for the German UH Tiger
Lockheed Martin successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from a HIMARS launcher and destroyed their respective targets approximately 65 kilometers away
MTL Group will be showcasing several key armour components including IMPAS armour and SMARTbend for blast and ballistic applications for the very first time at DSA 2014, 14-17 April. “The Asian market is an area we have seen significant growth over the past few years at MTL Group
Raytheon and the French Air Force successfully completed a demonstration of a penetrator variant of a Paveway GBU-50 from a Mirage 2000D multirole fighter jet. "Raytheon is committed to delivering GBU-50's unique capabilities to our French customer,” said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air Warfare Systems
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is procuring new laser light module Mk3 equipment under a £53 million contract to provide Royal Marines Commandos with better enemy illumination - up to 800m during day and night operations. Weighing 244g, the new laser light can be equipped onto the SA80 rifle to provide more accurate firing in low-light conditions
Raytheon Company successfully fired TALON laser-guided rockets from an L-3 remote weapon station using an LAU-68 launcher. The test demonstrated that the lightweight remote weapon system can provide protection for small ships by incorporating the currently fielded launcher, sensor systems and TALON missiles
The Russian Navy is expected to receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels this year, according to RIA Novosti. In addition to surface ships of various classes, the navy will also commission the third Borey-class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, and a Varshavyanka-class diesel electric submarine, Rear Admiral Viktor Bursuk, a deputy commander of the Russian navy was quoted as saying in the report
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