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APKWS – High Precision, Deadly Sting

Currently in its third year of full rate production, BAE Systems' APKWS rocket is the only U.S. Department of Defense fully qualified guided 2.75-inch rocket. Following the Navy and Marine Corps, the US Army has also ordered the rocket for its Apaches. Since the weapon has been cleared for export the US NAVY program has received 13 formal letters of request (LORs) from international customers expressing interest in acquiring APKWS.

Rocket Systems for Coastal Defense

An island and coastal defense system uses precision guided rockets to provide Asian maritime and island nations with with the tools to enforce their national sovereignty over remote islands in the disputed archipelagos of the South China Sea.

AVIBRAS Unveil a New UAV, Guided Cruise Missile at LAAD 2011

AVIBRAS, established in 1961 as an independent aerospace company in Brazil shifted its focus in the 1970s to the development of artillery rockets. At...

Update: Iron Dome Intercepts Palestinian GRADs Targeting the Israeli City of...

Israel's newest rocket interceptor 'Iron Dome' was tested today in combat for the first time, intercepting GRAD rockets fired by the Palestinians from the Gaza strip.

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...

Bayern-Chemie Offers Gel-Based Rocket Propellant

Rocket propulsion expert Bayern-Chemie has demonstrated the maturity of a gel-based rocket propulsion enabling efficient missiles, drones and rockets to implement variable-thrust, therefore extend...

RMG – A new Multi-Purpose Assault Weapon from Bazalt

The Russian company Bazalt has introduced two new members to the RPG family of weapon – the RPG-28 anti-tank tandem rocket and the RMG...

Marine Corps Contracts Nammo-Talley to Develop an Improved SMAW

Nammo Talley, Inc., of Mesa Arizona will develop a new version of the Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW II), capable of being Fired From...

Lockheed Martin Unveils 2.75″ Laser Guided Rocket

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) today unveiled the Direct Attack Guided Rocket (DAGR), a 2.75 inch guided rocket developed as a company funded initiative, designed g...

Urban Assault Weapon

The lightweight Urban Assault Weapon (UAW) was displayed by Qinetiq. The company conducted extensive research evaluating various shoulder launched weapon concepts, designed to provide...

RPG-7/RPG-7V/RPG-7VR Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher (Multi Purpose Weapon)

RPG-7 is a reloadable, shoulder-fired, muzzle-loaded, recoilless antitank and antipersonnel rocket propelled grenade launcher that launches fin-stabilized, oversized rocket - assisted HEAT grenade (85-mm...

Pinaka – 214mm multi-barrel rocket system

Pinaka, a multi-barrel rocket system, was developed at the DRDO and is in production for the Indian Army. This area weapon is used to...

EXTRA – Extended range Rocket System

The EXTRA rocket is developed and marketed under cooperation between IMI and IAI/MLM. Equipped with a GPS/INS guidance system, the rocket achieve high accuracy...

Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS)

The Low Cost Precision Guided Rocket concept has evolved as a response to a US Army Low-Cost Precision Kill initiative, started in 1996. The...
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