UK To Procure New Laser Light Module Mk3 Equipment Worth £53 Million

January 20, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

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...

Raytheon, L3 Validates New Ship Protection Systems

January 16, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

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

Russia To Get New Warships In 2014

January 4, 2014 @ 07:58 AM

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...

Tawazun To Maintain Raytheon TALON Laser Guided Rocket

November 19, 2013 @ 11:50 AM

The General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces has awarded Tawazun a contract for Raytheons TALON Laser Guided Rocket. Under the terms of the contract, Tawazun will maintain a full integration of TALON system into the UAE armed forces existing rocket system and deliver a training program on the...

L-3 Communications To Supply Laser Target Designators To South Korea

October 17, 2013 @ 01:52 PM

L-3 Communications has been awarded a contract to deliver state-of-the-art Ground Laser Target Designators (GLTD) to the Republic of Korea (ROK). L-3s new Scarab system is a modular laser designator equipped with rangefinding and an IR thermal imager, providing accurate target designation during the day, night and in nearly all...

Uralvagonzavod To Debut BMPT-72 At Russia Arms EXPO 2013

September 6, 2013 @ 01:28 PM

Uralvagonzavod will present its latest Tank Support Fighting Vehicle BMPT-72 at the Russia Arms EXPO 2013 on September 25, 2013. BMPT-72 is a breakthrough modernization of the world-famous Uralvagonzavod T-72 tank

General Dynamics Wins $67.5 Million U.S. Army Contract

August 19, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

General Dynamics has won a $67.5 million contract by the U

Thales Signs 60 Million Euros Laser System Contract

July 15, 2013 @ 04:34 PM

Thales today signed a contract worth €60 million to develop a high-intensity laser system at the Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), Romania. The Thales laser system will generate an unprecedented power level of 2 x 10 petawatts (10E15 watts) in ultrashort pulses

Taiwan Deploys New Rocket System Fearing China Threat

June 7, 2013 @ 09:29 AM

Taiwan has deployed a powerful new multiple-launch rocket system on an offshore island to guard against any amphibious landing by China, according to local media reports. The weapon, called Ray Ting 2000 or "Thunder 2000", went into service for the first time on Matsu island and could reach China's Fujian province across the Taiwan Strait

Russia, Jordan Unveiled RPG-32 Grenade Launcher Project

May 31, 2013 @ 08:58 AM

Jordan and Rosoboronexport officials have announced their joint venture project to produce RPG-32 portable rocket-propelled grenade launchers. King Abdullah II and Russian Technologies CEO Sergei Chemezov attended the factorys inauguration

Camero To Display XAVER Series At LAAD

April 4, 2013 @ 04:45 PM

Camero announces its award of a tender to supply XAVER 400 Tactical Through-Wall Imaging systems to the Special Forces units of a South American army, adding another country to the 25 others already using these systems. The company will display its well known world leading XAVER 400 at LAAD

Northrop Grumman Plans To Install STARlite Radar On TigerShark UAS

October 23, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman and Navmar Applied Sciences are working together on the installation of the STARlite radar on the TigerShark UAS for the U.S Navy and special operations requirements