Textron Systems Unmanned Systems announced today a $5.7 million contract from the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium and the U
ATK announced it was awarded a Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S
General Dynamics and Colt Canada are teaming up to work on a networked rifle weapon system that will be offered as an alternative to radio-centric individual soldier systems. The solution will see Colt's Sniper (Soldier) Weapon & Observer Reconnaissance Devices (SWORD) system integrated with ruggedized smartphone-like technology, to bring the solider critical situational-awareness information via his weapon, according to Shephard
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt completed the first underway test for the MK45 Mod 2 5-inch anti-surface warfare gun on November 23. Sailors fired five 54-caliber rounds into open waters in order to evaluate the capability of the on-board weapons system for future test scenarios
ATK has received orders for approximately $387 million for small-caliber rifle ammunition under a new Oct 2013 contract and include a mix of 5.56mm, 7
Russia will start bulk purchases of domestically designed “future soldier” gear in 2014, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. The gear, dubbed Ratnik, comprises more than 40 components, including firearms, body armor and optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems, and even knee and elbow pads
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has opened bids for its $1 billion self-propelled gun modernization program aiming to replace nearly 50-year-old M109 self-propelled howitzers. An IDF official listed the new gun as key to the ground forces Fire2025, a strategic investment plan for firepower that is lethal, longer in range and more precise, yet flexible enough for effective use across the operational spectrum
Russias small-arms holding Kalashnikov Concern is in negotiations with Italy's Beretta on the establishment of joint ventures in Russia, a senior government official was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti. The on-going talks on the joint venture is to manufacture hunting and sporting weapons
General Dynamics has won several U.S
The first cell of 50 Rebels trained by CIA in Jordan are sneaking into the warzone to strike back at the Assad regime, U.S
Anglo-French gun maker CTA International today announced that it has completed the trails on its 40mm cannon and the first two of five ammunition types its developing, according to Defense news. Following the wait on completion of certification by French and U
The Kalashnikov Corporation will be established in July 2013, a merger between weapons makers Izhmash and Izhmekh, a spokeswoman for the Izhmash plant said Friday. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday that the corporation should be registered in time for Russias Day of Arms Makers, September 19
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