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South African Rippel to Qualify Diehl’s 40mm Ammo for its Grenade...

Diehl Defence signed an agreement with the South African company Rippel Effect Systems (PTY) Ltd. covering joint marketing of grenade launcher systems. The agreement...

US Army About to Cancel Carbine Replacement

The US Army is likely to cancel a plan to replace its M4 assault rifles with a new carbine. The Army prepared for a selection of three finalists of a major evaluation, before committing over $300 millins for new Carbines over the next five years. It is now likely the Army will opt for the modestly improved M4A1.

ACE Assault Rifle 7.62x39mm – same caliber but more advanced weapon

Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) knows that some armies want new advanced assault rifles but often are reluctant to change the ammunition. This is the...

Javelin prepares for Vehicles – Tested to Engage Targets up to...

The Javelin missile recently demonstrated the ability to engage targets beyond its current maximum range requirements.

1,600 Indian T-72s Slated for Night Vision Upgrades

The Indian Army, having long suffered from deficiencies in night fighting electro-optical equipment, is set to make up critical deficiencies. Thousands of thermal imagers for T-72 tanks and night sights for hundreds of thousands of assault rifles and carbines are on the horizon

Meprolight Unveils a new Thermal Weapon Sight at the Shot Show

Meprolight is launching a new weapon sight at the Shot Show taking place at Las Vegas next week. The company will unveil the NYX 3X, a compact, uncooled Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) offering X2.7 magnification.

IWI to Make First Appearance of the UZI PRO at DefExpo,...

IWI (Israel Weapon Industries) will showcase the newest UZI Submachine Gun (SMG), the 9mm UZI PRO, at DefExpo India 2012, FIDAE and LAAD Security Exhibitions.

ATK Receives $24 Million Contract Modification to XM25

The U.S. Army's XM25 Individual Semi-Automatic Airburst System will continue to receive development support from ATK under a contract modification. Under the $24 million modification, the Minnesota...

Missile or UAV? UVision Introduces the WASP

UVision has introduced the WASP - a personal, mini UAV that has performance characteristics of a missile, with versatility, user control and reusability of a UAV.

Miniaturization of the Infantry Weapons’s Components

Above: Eryx anti-tank wire-guided weapon system is in use with the French Army and Special Forces. Photo: MBDA New Guided Missiles, Programmable Munitions Enhancing The Infantry...

Smart Launchers for Smarter Munitions

Above: Different launchers were designed by MBDA's 'Concept Vision' team, for the system's principal weapons - the Sniper and Enforcer missiles. The smart munitions are...

Homeland Security Technology from Israel

Weapons and Ammunition At Milipol 2009 Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) is displaying the X95 (Micro Tavor), designed for special units, offers high reliability and accuracy...

Metal Storm Reports 3GL, MAUL Testing Milestones

Metal Storm completed an endurance firing test launching 200 of its 40mm STORM40 ammunitions using its 3GL grenade launcher. Following the successful test, the...

US Navy Evaluates Metal Strom’s FireStorm Non Lethal Weapon Launcher

The Australian weapon developer Metal Storm International (MSI) completed a demonstration of non lethal weapon system utilizing its rapid fire 'Metal Storm' system. The...
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