Agency: Department of the Air Force> Office: Air Force Materiel Command>> The Air Armament Center (AAC) at Eglin AFB FL is requesting information concerning concepts for selectable or variable effects weapons. Responses to this RFI will be used by the Government to perform studies and analyses on existing and future weapons capable of being deployed from current and future manned and unmanned platforms to perform required missions>> The Air Force is working to develop weapons that give the warfighter the flexibility to select the type of effect a weapon will place on a specific target
The Pentagon now spends about $21.6 million every hour to procure new military systems
FORWARD OPERATING BASE RUSTAMIYAH, Iraq --- Selected soldiers assigned to the 10th Mountain Divisions 4th Brigade Combat Team and Multinational Division Baghdad received electronic warfare training here.>> Electronic warfare applies the radio frequency spectrum to defeat an enemy and save lives on the battlefield
Finland's cabinet committee on foreign policy and Tarja Halonen, the president, decided at a joint session on Friday that the country would not sign the Oslo treaty banning cluster munitions in December.>> "The Oslo convention will be discussed again after an evaluation of defence capabilities has been carried out and the international development work along with the supply and cost options of cluster munitions have been analysed," the government said in a statement
European Union National Armaments Directors (NADs) yesterday endorsed a strategy to promote and enhance effective European armaments Co-operation in support of the ESDP.>> The Strategy has three aims:> -- firstly, it will help to generate, promote and facilitate co-operation through a dedicated programme preparation phase
Germany's lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to increase the number of troops Berlin can send to Afghanistan by 1,000 soldiers and extended the mission's mandate by 14 months.>> A majority of 442 lawmakers voted to support a proposal by Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition to extend Berlin's participation in a NATO-led peacekeeping mission, which currently includes just over 50,000 soldiers
The Pakistan Navy has claimed that it is capable of deploying strategic weapons at sea if and when the government makes a decision to do so.>> The government had so far not decided to deploy strategic weapons at sea, Chief of Staff Vice-Admiral Asif Humayun said while speaking at a workshop organised in the southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --- Raytheon Company's AIM-120C7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile entered the U
KABUL, Afghanistan --- Afghan national security forces will receive a huge capability and mobility boost throughout the next year with more than 6,000 up-armored vehicles and more than 75,000 M-16 rifles from Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan.>> Servicemembers assigned to Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan's armored vehicle fielding team stand in front of more than 300 vehicles that will be issued to the Afghan national security forces, Oct
WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapons as well as associated equipment and services.>> The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $375 million
WASHINGTON --- Pakistani soldiers manning a border checkpoint fired on U.S
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