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Enhanced, Switchblade to Use Immune, Digital Datalink

AeroVironment and Orbital ATK announced the completion of development of a block upgrade for the Switchblade tactical missile system, improving the weapon's datalink with a new, encrypted digital data-link. AeroVironment has teamed with Orbital ATK to produce the advanced warhead for the weapon.

IAI’s ROTEM – Tactical Multirotor Killer Drone

IAI MBT has designed as a small, quad-rotor based loitering weapon called ROTEM, that is uniquely built to support dismounted combatants and special operations in urban warfare, offering effective, indirect observation and engagement of targets from an elevated position.

Nemesis Man-Portable Missile Extends Precision Strike to 12 kilometers

Lockheed Martin performed a successful flight demonstration of a company funded lightweight, precision guided weapon called Nemesis. In the first two tests, Nemesis demonstrated vertical launch, GPS navigation to targets located at distances of eight and 12 kilometers. The third GPS guided test aimed at short range target only 100 meters away from the launcher

MBDA Introduces Futuristic UAV Weapon Approach

MBDA unveiled today a new member of its ‘Concept Vision’ system ideas, a futuristic weapon systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) the company’s scientists consider could mature in the next 20 year timeframe.

British Army Sets to Deploy Fire Shadow Loitering Weapons to Afghanistan...

Following successful firing trials MBDA is preparing to deliver the first Fire Shadow firing units to the British Army. The new loitering weapon could be deployed to Afghanistan by early 2012, significantly extending the reach, coverage and persistent of current artillery fires.

Delilah Addresses India’s Requirement for Air-Launched Loitering Weapons

An increasing demand for precision guided weapons, driven by the network-enabled revolution, and essential needs for defensive systems are creating significant demand for the...

Switchblade – Miniature Loitering Weapon

During the mid-2000s DARPA, later followed by the U.S. Air Force esearch Lab, promoted research and development of technologies related to the use of...

IAI Gets $100 Million Contract for HAROP Killer Drones

Officially unveiling the HAROP loitering weapon at the Paris Air Show, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has announced receiving a contract to supply the HAROP Loitering Munition (LM) system to...

Delilah – The IAF Loitering Missile

For over 20 years Delilah was officially defined as a 'Suppression of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD) powered decoy, but behind the curtain of secrecy, the Israel...

New Lightweight Missiles are Tailored for Asymmetric Warfare

Modern weapons are no longer compared on the size and power of their warheads. In a world where illusive targets take cover amongst innocent...

Fire Shadow Loitering Munition Demonstrated in First Flight

The new loitering munition developed for the British Army was flown for the first time on the 30th April. With this milestone the Fire Shadow...

Taifun Attack Drone

Taifun attack drone based on the KZO recce UAV searches and engages high priority targets. It destroys its target with a hollow-charge warhead. Taifun is powered...

TARES – Tactical Advanced Recce Strike System

TARES attack drone is based on the Taifun attack UAV. Unlike its predecessor, which operated autonomously, the new UAV is designed to facilitate "man in the...

Hunter Killer Drone Target Ballistic Missile Launchers

A derivative of the operational Harpy radar killer drone, developed and built by IAI/MBT is proposed as a hunter-killer drone, operated from land based...
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