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Israel to Replenish the IAF Aerial Ordnance, Requests U.S. Arms Package...

Israel plans to replenish its aerial ordnance stocks with the procurement of thousands of US made warheads and guidance kits worth over $1.8 Billion. The State Department published a request for Congress approval for this acquisition. The package includes several types of GPS and laser guided munitions, missiles and deep target penetrating bombs shells that can defeat deeply buried targets.

Guided Projectiles Competing Over Naval 5-Inch Guns

The Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile (MS-SGP) went through a successful first test firing from a 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 Naval Gun System at White Sands...

US Navy Seek to Arm Firescouts with Guided Rockets

Firescout with APKWS
The US Marine Corps plans to integrate the newly fielded Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) rocket onto the MQ-8B Firescout unmanned helicopter. The US Navy recently awarded a contract for such integration to the weapon developer BAE Systems.

Sagem Reports Progress with Laser AASM

Recent test demonstrated the French guided weapon AASM capability to hit fast moving targets with one-meter accuracy, using terminal homing by laser, in addition to the GPS/INS guidance. The French Air Force and Navy are expected to field the new capability in 2012.

Combining EO/Laser Guidance for Small Precision Guided Weapons

Above: The Israeli Spike MR is an advanced 'fire and forget' electro-optically (EO) guided anti-tank missile. A family of missiles based on the Spike developed...

Facing Growing Sensitivity for Collateral Damage, Small Rockets Could Reinstate the...

Since the beginning of operation Enduring Freedom in 2002 the use of stand-off precision attacks from manned, unmanned aerial systems as well as heavy...

Raytheon to Reopen Maverick Production

Above: US Air Force A-10 fires a Maverick air/ground missile. Photo: US Air Force Designed as a modular weapon, the Maverick platform, comprised of a...

French Industry Team Embark on a Laser Guided Mortar Bomb (MPM)...

Nexter Munitions and TDA, a subsidiary of the Thales Group have launched a technology demonstration program developing low-cost precision semi-active laser (SAL) guidance kit...

US Navy Receives Initial Shipment of Laser Guided JDAM

After being fielded by the Air Force, Laser JDAM (LJDAM) enters the naval inventory. During flight tests at China Lake, the weapon demonstrated precision...

Laser Guided JDAM Debuts in Iraq

Earlier this month the U.S. Air Force dropped the first 500 lb Laser Guided Joint Directed Attack Munition (LJDAM) on a target in Iraq. Developed by...

Advantages of Laser Guided Missiles

Start < Page 4 of 5 > Laser guided weapons, such as the Lockheed Martin Hellfire, and Lahat and Nimrod, developed by IAI/MBT offer many advantages for heliborne...

Grouping in Constellations

Start < Page 9 of 11 > When employed in constellations of coordinated and interconnected multiple vehicles, UAVs offer much improved efficiency compared to current systems concept...

Precision Attack Missile (PAM)

Non Line Of Sight Missile System (NLOS) The Precision Attack Missile (PAM) is a low-cost direct attack missile designed as part of the Netfires NLOS-LS system. It...

Laser radar (LADAR) based Guidance System

Laser Radar (LADAR) is employed similar to millimeter wave radar, but uses laser beams to scans and process the signal echoed from targets, to...
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