The US will start large scale demonstrations of directed energy weapons within five years to counter ballistic and cruise missile threat in less expensive way. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, the top US arms buyer said Tuesday that the funds for directed energy programs would remain steady at about $300 million a...
Saab announced Thursday that it has signed a SEK127 million (US $15 million) contract with the European Defense Agency (EDA) to deliver Carl-Gustaf ammunition to Agency member states Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Poland. Deliveries will take place during 2016
Saab has won a $14.2 million contract to deliver components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system
The British Ministry of Defence is inviting proposals to develop a prototype of high-power laser directed energy weapon; the announcement was made in press release on Wednesday. The meeting of potential suppliers for the development, called the Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator, will be organized by the Defence Science and...
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the evolving precision capability of its fiber laser weapon system by disabling the engine of a truck. The demonstration marked the first field testing of an integrated 30-kilowatt, single-mode fiber laser weapon system prototype, the company announced Tuesday in its press release
Russian JSC Bazalt has announced that it has started mass production of DP-64 "Nepryadva" double-barrel anti-sabotage grenade launcher following an order from Russian Defense Ministry, Ria Novosti reported today. "The DP-64 is currently in mass production
Cubic has won $2.9 million contract to provide Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapon System (MILES IWS) equipment to Romania
Saab has won SEK 175 million($20.8 million) orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo and to maintain underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system
Raytheon and the U.S
The Iraqi government has offered to barter oil for weapons as the country is in need of arms due to the ongoing war with IS militants as well as is facing a budget constraint. Paying for oil with weapons and arms is the latest move by the government to save hard cash and meet a massive budget deficit caused by plummeting oil prices, according to the local daily Azzaman
South Korea has under development high-power microwave (HPM), electromagnetic pulse (EMP) bombs and laser-based weapons, as part of the government policy of “creative defence”. HPM, known as “E-bomb,” generates electromagnetic power to damage all electronic devices within a certain radius
General Dynamics Land Systems has won a $26.2 million contract from the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for MK46 Modification (Mod) 2 Gun Weapon Systems (GWS)