Raytheon announced Wednesday that it has won a $20 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract to develop and demonstrate technology to enable air-launched hypersonic boost glide systems for missiles for the Tactical Boost Glide program (TBG). The hypersonics will enable missiles to fly more than five times faster than speed of sound
DARPA announced Monday that its Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program developed self-steering bullet has demonstrated repeatable performance against moving targets. EXACTO developed a self-steering bullet to increase hit rates for difficult, long-distance shots, completed in February its most successful round of live-fire tests to date
BAE Systems announced Monday that it has come up with an upgraded technology ‘Active Damping system to current variants of the CV90 combat vehicle family adapted from Formula One to improve handling and speed across the battlefield. The new technology will help in breaking speed records in rough terrain and increasing the CV90s agility by reducing the vehicles pitch acceleration by approximately 40 per cent – taking a world class system to the next level, and leaving competitors behind
Cubic Corporation announced today that Cubic Range Design Solutions (CRDS) was awarded a $6 million contract to design, supply and install a specialist ballistic fit-out package for New Zealand Defense Force's training facility. “Cubic Range Design Solutions is committed to delivering innovative concepts, construction and facilities to support our customers with their critical training needs,” said Bill Toti, president of Cubic Global Defense
Si2 Microsystems, a Bengaluru based System-in-Package (SiP) Company is involved in reverse engineering products and processes. Si2 is at Aero India 2015 as an exhibitor
India and the US have decided to launch the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI) with four ‘pathfinder projects. An announcement to this effect was made in New Delhi during the visit of US President Barack Obama, various Indian media reported
Russia yesterday unveiled a new combat robot which can shoot, drive a vehicle and provide medical aid. The new robot called Avatar, which can also travel on variety of Terrain, was designed to function like a human being
Meggitt Training Systems has won a $31.7 million contract from the US Marine Corps to provide the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainers (ISMT) system
K2 Energy Solution has won $81 million contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command of US to design an energy storage system capable of powering “a large modular capacitor bank for the electromagnetic railgun.” The contract was awarded in July but the first order was not placed until today
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has submitted the Navy's 2015 shipbuilding plan, which covers fiscal years 2015 to 2044, to the Congress in July 2014, Congressional Budget Office said in a report. The Navy estimates that buying the new ships specified in the 2015 plan would cost $500 billion over 30 years, or an average of $16
The US Navys new laser weapon system (LaWS) will cost much less to build, install and fire than traditional multimillion-dollar missiles, which is critical in the face of looming Pentagon budget cuts. "At less than a dollar per shot, there's no question about the value LaWS [Laser Weapon System] provides," Chief of naval research, Rear Adm
The Indian Army has asked its personnel to stop using the highly popular messaging app, WhatsApp after a number of unsigned messages showed up on social media sites following the Uri encounter in Jammu and Kashmir. According to national news network NDTV, these messages are thought to have been widely circulated on WhatsApp by serving officers, possibly an indicator of discontentment with PM Modi's remarks on Monday where he is accused by the opposition of politicising the Budgam shootout where two innocent young men had been shot dead by the Army
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