BAE Systems has received a $245 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide the gun system, the Maritime Indirect Fires System (MIFS), for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. Under the contract, the Company will manufacture three MIFS Integrated Gunnery Systems (IGS) and one trainer system for the UK Royal Navy
Russias KBP Instruments Design Bureau has developed worlds smallest reusable BUR grenade launcher. Grenade launcher is believed to solve a wide class of military problems
Jordanian intelligence operatives allegedly stole the weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia for Syrian rebels use and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the
The Iraqi army has purchased nearly 500 explosive systems for around $33 million from Charleston-based Critical Solutions International. Soldiers use the systems, called Bandolier Lightweight Multi-Purpose Clearing Charges, to clear obstacles and create safe mobility lanes
State Bank of India (SBI) has been named in a 'Hall of Shame' list of 158 banking and financial institutions globally that have invested billions of dollars in companies making cluster bombs. SBI, the only Indian entity joins the list of global giants like JP Morgan, Barclays, Bank of America and Credit Suisse that invested over $28 billion in seven producers of cluster munitions between June 2012 and April 2016, PTI reported citing a report by Dutch campaign group PAX
The Assad regime in Syria has now opted for a new weapon, explosive pipes which has been tested against rebel groups in Aleppo in recent weeks. The weapon looks like a fire hose, but instead of water, it is filled with shrapnel and explosives, and can be fired from a helicopter, like bomb barrels, French newspaper
The US has suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, in response to the Sunni kingdom's aerial war against Shi'ite rebels in Yemen. A US-based Foreign Policy magazine, last week quoted an unnamed senior US official as saying that a hold was placed on such shipments following reports that the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels used the controversial munitions in civilian areas, Voice of America reported
India will start manufacturing the 155mm towed howitzer, Dhanush by year end and will be better than Bofors gun, Indian Defense Minister said. “For 36 years there was no gun prepared for India
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for the development and production of New Lightweight Torpedo system. The total order value amounts to approximately SEK1
Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Missile System have been awarded a combined contract worth $649 million for the production of Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB). “Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Archibald, Pennsylvania (FA8213-11-D-0007); and Raytheon Missile System, Tucson, Arizona (FA8213-11-D-0008), have been awarded a combined not-to-exceed $649,730,000 modification (P00005/ P00008) for Paveway II production,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday
Russian demining experts dismantled and removed ISIS-planted mines and explosive devices in more than 8500 buildings in Palmyra city to which the army restored security and stability in cooperation with the supporting forces on March 27th, 2016. Commander of the engineering troops in the Russian army, Lieutenant General Yury Stavitsky said in a press statement “During the period of Russian experts task in Palmyra, we removed nearly 18000 explosive devices from 825 hectares and 8500 buildings in the city”, Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported
Sagem (Safran) has selected OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) as the Indian Manufacturer of its AASM Hammer Bomb Guidance and Glide Kit. Under the agreement, the two companies have entered into Joint Venture collaboration for manufacturing the weapon system in India
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