SpearNet Radio To Revolutionize Radio Communications

May 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Radio communications in a battlefield will soon adopt a cellular model now that ITT Exelis has upgraded its SpearNet Radio. The enhanced hand-held radio can provide large amounts of voice, data and video communications over a self-forming and self-healing ad hoc network which will work like a...

Russia Tests Mystery Ballistic Missile

May 23, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Russia announced today that the Strategic Missile Forces has test fired a new prototype ballistic missile on Wednesday. Little is known about the unnamed missile, the tests for which were conducted from a mobile launcher in the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region

Northrop Grumman Wins $25M Contract for vehicles from US DoD

May 9, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif

China Unveils New EOD Robot

April 24, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The People’s Liberation Army of China has officially presented the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robot. The newly developed robot was unveiled at a test ground site in China

Russia Develops Ammunition ‘Destroyer’

February 9, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

A technology to wipe out obsolete ammunition has been introduced bythe Russian military. The aptly named “Destroyer” is set to replace the current dangerous practice of just blowing up old bombs and rockets, the Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported on Wednesday

UXB Balkans Helps Demilitarize Bosnia and Herzegovina

January 30, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Under a small arms control project, the UXB Balkans has delivered demilitarization services to Bosnia and Herzegovina to mitigate the hazard and associated risks with the storage and movement of unsafe ammunition. Through the project 58 Areal Fuel Bombs (FAB-275) and Areal Fuel Rocket-modified Bombs (RFAB-275 M-91) were effectively and safe disposed

MBDA bags NATO contract to destruct 36000 complex munitions

November 28, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Under this contract MBDA undertakes to establish within two years a facility to process classified munitions in accordance with the regulations that apply to defence safety. In particular, MBDA will be responsible for the disposal before 2017 of more than 1,000 missiles, 22,000 M26 rockets (the rockets formerly deployed in Multi Launch Rocket Systems or MLRSs), each containing 644 sub-munitions, and 13,000 155-mm grenade shells, each containing 63 sub-munitions – hence more than 15 million sub-munitions

U.S. Navy to rid water bodies of munitions and explosives

December 23, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

USA Environmental, Inc. is being awarded a $95,000,000 contract for munitions response actions at various locations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR)

Oshkosh wins $389 million contract for trucks from U.S.

October 14, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis

OKG Aktiebolag terminates SAAB contract of worth $35 million

May 10, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Defence and security company Saab has received a letter from OKG Aktiebolag, where they terminate a contract. The contract was originally signed in March 2008, with an order sum of MSEK 392, covering the supply of physical security for Oskarshamn nuclear power station as a general contractor

Swedish pension fund delists Elbit for ethical reasons

April 9, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Helsinki - Första AP-Fonden, the largest of Sweden's pension funds, has delisted the Israeli defense company Elbit Systems from its global investments portfolio, citing ethical reasons centered on Elbit's involvement in the design, installation and operation of a surveillance system for the controversial barrier running between Israel and the West Bank, according to the

DRS wins $77 million contract to provide technical assistance to US...

April 8, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

DRS Technical Services a DRS Defense Solutions, LLC line of business, announced that its Tactical Services & Network Solutions business unit was awarded a contract for approximately $77 million to provide technical assistance to the United States Army and allies as they withdraw from the country of Iraq. Under terms of the award, DRS will continue to support the transition of command, control, communications and computer capabilities of United States Forces from several locations within Iraq to the Baghdad International Zone, the U