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Russian Army Evaluates a New, Disposable Rocket Launcher

The Russian Armed Forces are testing a new, yet unnamed disposable rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

Americanized RPG-7 is Ready to Serve

The US weapon manufacturer AirTronic USA is offering its Precision, Shoulder-fired Rocket Launcher (PSRL), anticipating future requirements for simple and effective weapon systems for...

50 Years Young, RPGs Keep Improving

Improved RGP Designs are Challenge Bar Armor Manufacturers Since their introduction in operational service in 1961 the Rocket Propelled Grenade Mk 7 (RPG-7) over nine...

SOCOM Orders Additional M3 Carl Gustafs

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded the Swedish company Saab a follow-on order for additional Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems and ammunition. The order has a total value of US$25.8 million for delivery next year (2013).

Åkers Krutbruk Designs Enhanced Armor for Swedish Leopard 2, CV9035

The German company IBD along with its Swedish subsidiary Åkers Krutbruk have demonstrated the latest MBT protection study for the MBT122 and CV9040, improving the tank’s protection over 360 degrees enhancing protection from asymmetric threats.

Following the Trophy Success, RAFAEL Develops Hard Kill Countermeasures for Helicopters

RAFAEL has demonstrated key elements for an active defense system for helicopters, designed to protect from unguided weapons such as Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPG). The 'Fliker' interceptor is designed to minimize debris and thereby reduce the risk that shrapnel will hit and damage the aircraft.

ST Kinetics, AmSafe Join Forces to Market Tarian RPG Protection

Singapore Technologie's Kinetics (ST Kinetics) has teamed with AmSafe, the developer and producer of Tarian RPG protection system, to offer the lightweight, textile-based RPG protection system on its Warthog all terrain armored vehicles.

38 U.S., Afghan Military Personnel Lost in a Helicopter Crash in...

38 U.S and Afghan military personnel were killed tonight when a U.S. Army A Special Operations MH-47G Chinook was downed in Eastern Afghanistan. The tragedy is the worst combat loss event related to aviation operations, recorded in the Afghan war since 2001.

Chinook Downed by Taliban RPG fire in Eastern Afghanistan

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter downed by Taliban RPG fire in Eastern Afghanistan on Monday. The helicopter was hit by an RPG fired by Taliban, as...

Airbag RPG Countermeasure Completes First Testing Phase

Textron Defense Systems' Tactical Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Airbag Protection System, (TRAPS), has recently completed the first phase of testing at the Energetic Materials...

FCS Program Demonstrates ‘Quick Kill’ against RPG

The U.S. Army is developing Active Protection System (APS) as part of its Future Combat Systems ground-force modernization program. FCS is designed to bring Soldiers into...

Russia Considers Producing RPG-32 in Jordan

Bazalt, the Russian developer and manufacturer of the RPG is planning to introduce a new multi-purpose rocket grenade by 2010. The new RPG-32 "Hasim"...

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...

Urban Warfare Requires Specialized Weapons

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 multi-purpose,...