Tech In Russian Lider-Class Destroyers Can 'Blind' Enemy Night Vision, Laser Systems

September 13, 2016 @ 02:27 PM

Russia will equip its new project 23560 Lider (Leader) class nuclear-powered destroyers with advanced Grach visual optical interference stations that could "blind" enemy troops and optoelectronic devices, such as night vision equipment, binocular glasses and laser ranging devices with bright flares of light. The system was developed by the Integral plant...

Elbit Systems Wins $30 Million Contract For Australian Thermal Weapon Sights

April 19, 2016 @ 09:16 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract estimated US$30 million by the Department of Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the supply of XACTth65 sights, a thermal weapon sight product. The XACTth65 sight is very small size, light weight (only 450 grams) and its full tactical and high performance during...

Nigeria Orders Arrest of Top Officials in Arms Purchase Scandal

November 18, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and other officials, after they were involved in arms purchase scandal. The officially were charged in $5

Northrop Grumman To Conduct Trials of Solid State Laser Weapon Prototype

October 23, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation has won a $53.1 million contract from the US Navy for a solid state laser (SSL) weapons demonstrator

Czech Republic Buys Rheinmetall Mithras Illumination Rockets

October 6, 2015 @ 01:05 PM

The Czech military has placed an order with Rheinmetall for the handheld Mithras illumination rocket. The Germany based defence contractor will supply the Czech armed forces with an initial shipment of tens of thousands of Mithras rockets

Northrop Wins US Army Common Infrared Countermeasure Contract

September 1, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a $US35.3 million US army contract with options for engineering and manufacturing development and low-rate initial production of the Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program

US To Commence Large Scale Demonstrations of Directed Energy Weapons In Five...

July 29, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

The US will start large scale demonstrations of directed energy weapons within five years to counter ballistic and cruise missile threat in less expensive way. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, the top US arms buyer said Tuesday that the funds for directed energy programs would remain steady at about $300 million a year for now

Saab Wins Contract To Deliver Components For Man-Portable Weapon System

March 16, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Saab has won a $14.2 million contract to deliver components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system

Small Diameter Bomb II Completes Live Fire Tests

February 17, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Raytheon and the U.S

S.Korea Plans Electromagnetic Pulse, Laser And High-Power Microwave Weapons

January 20, 2015 @ 01:20 PM

South Korea has under development high-power microwave (HPM), electromagnetic pulse (EMP) bombs and laser-based weapons, as part of the government policy of “creative defence”. HPM, known as “E-bomb,” generates electromagnetic power to damage all electronic devices within a certain radius

Nammo Wins M72 Light Assault Weapon Contract

January 6, 2015 @ 01:40 PM

Nammo Talley has won a contract to supply the M72 Light Assault Weapon (LAW) to the US Department of Defense. The contract specifies M72 LAW variants for anti-armor and anti-structure missions, as well as sub-caliber training systems and other support services

Defense, Aerospace & Cyber Security Shows On The Rise, Several New Expos

December 5, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

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