China has upgraded its 152 mm, Type 66 howitzer to fire laser terminal guidance shells which can track targets after they are fired, making them as accurate as missiles besides electromagnetic jamming shells and flare shells, Global Times reported today. "Electromagnetic jamming, which is popular in modern warfare, will not work against the weapon," the state broadcaster quoted Zhong Puxing, another PLA artillery officer, as saying
Saab received an order late December last year from the Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) on behalf of the Australian Army to update the Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System (WAVES) equipment for the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) System. The WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when the C-RAM sensors detect and identify an incoming threat within an exclusion zone
South Koreas firm Hanwha Corporation has reportedly exported a towed howitzer and grenade launchers to Pakistan early this year, Pakistan Exim Trade Infos database shows. Pakistan Armys Inspectorate of Armaments imported a single KH179 155 mm towed howitzer and two 40 mm auto grenade launchers (AGL) from Hanwha in January, in addition to 155mm rounds from another South Korean firm Poongsan Corporation in March of this year,
The US Army will soon experiment using a 60 kW laser for air defence missions as part of its plan to integrate it on its High Energy Laser Mobile Test Truck (HELMTT). In April the army expects to receive new laser to integrate on its HELMTT, formerly known as the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator,
Picatinny engineers have begun delivering the new lightweight M252A1 81mm system to the US Army, which is 12 pounds, or 14 percent, lighter than its predecessor, the legacy M252 mortar system. "The new lightweight system reduces the load for dismounted battalion mortar platoons, while retaining the same durability, rates of fire, and range of the legacy system," said Lt
In the past five years, defense shows and exhibitions around the world have ballooned owing to the surge in demand for military technology and arms in growing markets. This surge is credited to an influx of new defense and aerospace exhibitions launched around the world
Leidos was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) – Energy. The single-award, firm-fixed-price contract has a seven-month base period of performance, four one-year options and a total contract value of approximately $37 million, if all options are exercised
ATK announced today that it has been awarded multiple contract awards with the U.S
UTC Aerospace Systems will show a range of capabilities for defense applications at the AUSA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which takes place in Washington, D.C
Eastern European nations such as Romania, Poland and Bulgaria have increased arms imports, mostly from the US to counter possible Russian aggression. The Ukraine crisis has left Russias neighbors vulnerable and have all announced plans to buy aircraft, electronic warfare systems and missiles from Western countries
Russia and Egypt have initialed arms contracts worth $3.5 billion, head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin said Wednesday
Airbus announced Tuesday plans to sell several subsidiaries from its defence division to focus on its core businesses of space activities, military planes and missiles, according to media reports. "Some business areas are identified as divestment candidates as they do not fit the strategic goals," the company said in a statement, citing budget troubles among key state clients
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