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10 technologies to follow at Eurosatory 2014

With Eurosatory 2014, the biennial defense and security event that takes place in Paris just around the corner, Defense-Update editors are listed 10 technologies and applications that will surely grab your attention...

IMI Explores an Air-launched Derivative of the Extra Rocket

Israel Military Industries (IMI) is exploring a new air launched application of the 300mm Extra guided ballistic surface launched rocket, enabling air forces to perform...

New Miniature Lasers Improve Air/Ground Coordination, Response

Elbit Systems is demonstrating several new systems providing ground forces with better, safer air support. Among the systems displayed at the AUSA exhibition are the Rattler and Serpent-M, an ultra-light, battery-powered laser target designator and marker is small enough to be carried by foot-mobile war fighters, enabling soldiers to designate targets for laser-guided bombs, missiles and other munitions.

Fighting the Elusive Enemy – PGM in the Empty Battlefield

In a briefing at the recent Land Warfare conference held in Latrun, Israel earlier this month, the commander of the IDF Northern Command, Major General Gershon HaCohen, examined maneuver and fire alternatives and their role against the evolving hybrid warfare challenges. “It is obvious land maneuver is not a goal in itself. Classic maneuver should shake an enemy force out of balance, however, maneuvering against irregular, ‘disappearing’ forces is difficult due to the lack of clear center weights” said HaCohen.

French AASM Demonstrates Outstanding Versatility in Libyan Campaign

The Libyan campaign has emphasized unique advantages of the French AASM-250 autonomous guided weapons. Previously criticized as an excessively expensive weapon, AASM proved its value in offering operational flexibility, in providing small fighting formations the effects achied by much larger strike forces.

Laser Guided APKWS II Rockets for USMC Harrier, Air Combat Command’s...

The Navy and BAE Systems are entering a two-year Joint Capability Technology Demonstration (JCTD) program to integrate and demonstrate the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon...

Griffin & Small Tactical Munition (STM)

The Griffin developed by Raytheon was publicly displayed at AUSA 2010. The missile, described by the manufacturer as a 'Real Time Attack System', weighs...

ATK Offers Miniature Precision Guided Weapon for Unmanned Aerial Systems

ATK is developing a lightweight precision guided munition, compact and light enough to be carried by the dozens or even hundreds by unmanned aerial...

Israel Delays Deployment of Iron Dome

While the first Iron Dome battalion continues its training toward achieving Initial Operational Capability, the military is reluctant to deploy them in positions protecting...

Small Diameter Bomb II – GBU-53/B

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) US$450 million for the development and production of GBU-53/B for the Small Diameter Bomb...

Extensible Launcher Could Transform Weaponization Flexibility of Surface Combatants

Lockheed Martin’s has conducted the first vertical launch test of a new Nulka offboard countermeasure, fired form an Extensible Launching System (ExLS) for...

Army NLOS Dead. Will the Navy Keep it Alive?

As the U.S. Army recommends terminating the NLOS-LS Weapon System, the Navy will have to keep the program alive, securing the principal surface weapon...

XM-501 NLOS – Non Line Of Sight Missile System

The XM-501 Non Line Of Sight Launch System (NLOS-LS) will begin fielding with the first Brigade Combat Team in 2011. The system provides a...

Israel Unveils New Precision Weapon Systems for the Ground Forces

New Israeli hardware was unveiled today at the Latrun 3rd annual conference discussing maneuver in complex terrain. Many of the new systems were unveiled...
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