MBDA To Construct Demilitarization Facility By 2013

December 12, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

MBDA has recently announced its intention to build a demilitarization facility that will become operational by the end of 2013. The facility will be capable of dismantling annually 2,500 tonnes of various types of sensitive munitions, notably missiles

Russia To Pursue “Safe” Demilitarization Methods

October 23, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Russia plans to abandon the old technique of exploding old munitions starting in 2013, in favor of "safe" industrial technologies. “Our long-term cooperation with industry has finally paid off, and we are planning to abandon the disposal of munitions by explosion, especially at training grounds, starting in 2013,” Deputy

Tetra Tech To Air U.S Army’s Chemical Demilitarization Programs

August 31, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The U.S Army has awarded five companies including Tetra Tech Inc a contract worth $489 million to provide program management and technical support for chemical weapons demilitarization programs at facilities across the United States

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)

ST Kinetics wins $42 million contract for demilitarisation of ammunition for an...

February 2, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

ST Engineering today announced that its land systems arm, ST Kinetics, has been awarded a EUR 30.13m (about S$58

MBDA bids for demilitarization contracts

November 9, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

MBDA,a guided missile systems company, said it is bidding for contracts in British and French efforts to demilitarize cluster munitions as the two countries seek to safely dispose of 49,000 rockets in their multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). The disposal program is driven by British and French signature of the 2008 Oslo convention banning the use of cluster submunitions