Assad Regime Uses Explosive Pipes To Bomb Aleppo: Report

June 17, 2016 @ 01:14 PM

The Assad regime in Syria has now opted for a new weapon, explosive pipes which has been tested against rebel groups in Aleppo in recent weeks. The weapon looks like a fire hose, but instead of water, it is filled with shrapnel and explosives, and can be fired from a helicopter,...

18000 IEDs De-mined From Palmyra Buildings

May 7, 2016 @ 09:13 AM

Russian demining experts dismantled and removed ISIS-planted mines and explosive devices in more than 8500 buildings in Palmyra city to which the army restored security and stability in cooperation with the supporting forces on March 27th, 2016. Commander of the engineering troops in the Russian army, Lieutenant General Yury Stavitsky said...

Iran To Produce Octogen Explosive Materials To Power Weapon Systems

April 8, 2016 @ 08:07 AM

Irans Defense Ministry announced this week the countrys plans to produce the powerful explosive Octogen to boost the penetration and destructive power of missile payloads. "Concurrently with its efforts to increase the precision-striking power of its weapons systems, the defense ministry has also paid attention to boosting the destructive and penetration...

Robotic Demining System Enters Russian Army Service

January 18, 2016 @ 09:14 AM

The new robotic mine clearance systems has become operational with Russia's Southern Military District, Sputnik reported. The Uran-6 sophisticated robotic demining system is a multipurpose system which is powerful enough to replace 20 sappers and which can be remotely operated from a safe distance of about one kilometer

148 Improvised Explosives Defused By Afghan Army In 4 Days

September 28, 2015 @ 09:58 AM

The Afghan Army defused 148 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and landmines throughout the country within the past four days. "Engineering teams of Afghan National Army discovered and defused 148 IEDs and landmines across the country over the four days," the defense ministry said in a statement Sunday

Poorly Equipped Chinese Soldiers Wear Underwear With Strings: Claims Newspaper Article

December 10, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Chinese soldiers are so poorly equipped that they wear underwear with strings rather than elastic bands and their full equipment may not exceeds the price of two iPhones, according to the Guangzhou based Southern Weekly. The article published on December 4 says that Chinese soldiers wear World War II type steel helmets while American soldiers helmets are made of lightweight kevlar meant to absorb small arms fire

Rheinmetall Adds New Capabilities To Multi Ammunition Softkill System

December 3, 2014 @ 08:20 AM

Rheinmetall has integrated an anti-torpedo capability into Multi Ammunition Softkill System, or MASS. The current concept offers the possibility of launching up to four anti-torpedo decoys from a single MASS launcher

UAE To Get HIMARS Worth $900 Million From US

September 30, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) Launchers and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $900 million. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control in Dallas, Texas

EU Sanctions Against Rostec Could Delay Several Defence Projects

September 16, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

The European Unions decision to impose sanctions against Russias Rostec will likely impact the number of projects its currently involved in with European defense firms. On-going projects include a venture with French company Turbomeca, which is part of the Safran group, for delivery of Ardiden 3G engines

Russia To Create Super Heavy Rockets

September 3, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved plans for creating super-heavy rockets, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday. “Today, (Russia's space agency) Roscosmos' plans to begin the work on a super-heavy rocket were voiced at the presidential level for the first time,” Rogozin was quoted as saying by Itar-Tass

Rosoboronexport Supplied Weapons Worth $5.1 billion In First-Half Of 2014

August 12, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Rosboronexport, Russias main weapons exporter supplied approximately $5.1 billion worth of military goods in the first half of 2014, according to Director General Anatoly Isaykin

UK MoD Awards Contract For Demilitarization Of Ammunition

June 17, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

NAMMO has won a three year Enabling Agreement by the UK Ministry of Defence for the demilitarization of ammunition. Under the agreement, the MoD will raise tasks for the demilitarization of natures of ammunition considered beyond normal service life