Iraq Offers To Barter Oil For Weapons

January 22, 2015 @ 09:11 AM

The Iraqi government has offered to barter oil for weapons as the country is in need of arms due to the ongoing war with IS militants as well as is facing a budget constraint. Paying for oil with weapons and arms is the latest move by the government to save...

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

General Dynamics Wins MK46 Gun Weapon Systems Contract

January 14, 2015 @ 07:51 AM

General Dynamics Land Systems has won a $26.2 million contract from the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for MK46 Modification (Mod) 2 Gun Weapon Systems (GWS)

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

DRDO Tests 1000 Kg Glide Bomb

December 22, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

A 1000 kg glide bomb designed and developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully tested on December 19 in Bay of Bengal of the coast of Odisha. The bomb, dropped by an Indian Air force aircraft, guided by its 'on board navigation system glided for nearly...

US Army Receives New Lightweight Mortar System

December 16, 2014 @ 07:52 AM

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

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

Leidos To Provide Installation and Training for Business Systems Modernization To US...

December 2, 2014 @ 08:06 AM

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

Lockheed Martin Wins $40 Million USAF Laser Guided Bomb Kits Follow-On Contract

November 12, 2014 @ 10:28 AM

Lockheed Martin announced that it has won a $40.3 millioncontract from the U

ATK To Supply Range of Ammo Worth $203 Million To US Army...

October 14, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

ATK announced today that it has been awarded multiple contract awards with the U.S

UTC Aerospace Systems To Showcase Wide Range of Defense Capabilities At AUSA

October 13, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

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

US Arms Find East-European Market After Russia’s Crimean Conflict

October 11, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

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