A Syrian engineer has built a robotized machine gun that can detect a target and fire by itself. Using a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle as the weapon, Hamzah Salam, an engineer from the village of Shreihi in Suwayda, southern Syria, has built a custom automatic rifle which he has dubbed as an ‘electronic sniper
A preliminary investigation into the Soyuz-FG booster rockets aborted launch earlier this week has revealed that it was caused by collision of elements during the separation of the carrier rockets first and second stages, Roscosmos Executive Director for Manned Flights Sergei Krikalyov said on Friday. "The primary cause is related to the collision of a side element making part of the first stage
Germany's parliamentary Secretary of State for Defence,Thomas handed over six Mercedes-Benz G-Class LAPV vehicles (light armoured patrol vehicles) at the Golubovci air base to Montenegro's Chief of General Staff, General Drakutin DakiÄ‡. The vehicle is known as the Enok in Germany
Saab has received an order from the General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military University of Land Forces (AWL) in Poland to expand its GAMER laser-based training capability (LSS). With the new system – the Laser Tactical Simulator (LTS), AWL is going to grow the number of participants in exercises and functionalities of their current GAMER live training system
A Saab-Raytheon collaboration has received a contract from the United States Army to demonstrate a guided munition for the Carl-Gustaf infantry weapon system, with three all-up-round test firings against threat-representative targets. In 2017, Saab announced its partnership with Raytheon to develop new weapons for infantry forces
The Swedish Defence Material Administration has offered eight new fully NATO-interoperable Gripen C/D fighter aircraft as part of the proposal to equip the Bulgarian Air Force. The Swedish offer consists of eight new NATO interoperable Gripen aircraft with the latest MS20 configuration, which can be delivered to the Bulgarian Air Force within a short time period, with the first aircraft delivered within 24 months of contract signature
A Boeing-Saab partnership has won $9.2 billion contract for the United States Air Force Advanced Pilot Training aircraft and ground-based training systems beating Lockheed-KAI consortium and Leonardo DRS
Saab has signed a contract with South Koreas Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) regarding support for the Arthur Weapon Locating System. The Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract includes spare parts supply and support for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps
Saab has been chosen for a mortar ammunition contract for 81mm grenades from an undisclosed customer. The order includes the high explosive grenade WG, as well as the explosive grenade EUG and potentially the newest product from SBDS which is the THOR - the latest version of pre fragmented mortar grenades
Saab has received an order for the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system from the Australian Army. The new Carl-Gustaf M4 version introduces a range of major enhancements
Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Armys Dhruv helicopter. The order includes the IDAS-2 (Integrated Defensive Aids Suite) and the production will take place at Saabs facility in Centurion, South Africa
Saab has received an order from the Royal Thai Air Force for an upgrade of Thailands national Air Command and Control System. Saab will upgrade and further enhance the Royal Thai Air Forces Air Command and Control System (ACCS) which is based on Saabs 9AIR C4I product and has been in operation with the Royal Thai Air Force since 2010
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