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New sights provide snipers an HD view of their targets, two...

A new range of weapon sights and binoculars using miniature, cooled FLIRs are delivering a crisp, detailed target-view from miles away in total darkness

DAN .338, a new Israeli sniper rifle from IWI

IWI is launching the DAN .338 sniper rifle at Eurosatory 2014. The new bolt action sniper rifle was developed in cooperation with the IDF special operations units. Bolt action rifles are preferred by snipers for their high precision at long range

Precision-Guided Firearm – Turning Riflemen into Marksmen?

TrackingPoint has introduced an accurate long-range shooting system at the Shot Show taking place this week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The new system called 'Precision-Guided Firearm' (PGF) system is based on patent-pending innovations in optics and fire control that enables a shooter to excel in long-range shooting.

OneShot Helps Snipers Reach Out to Maximum Range

Military snipers may only get one chance to hit their target. The One Shot program seeks to enable snipers to accurately hit targets with the first round, under crosswind conditions, day or night, at the maximum effective range of the weapon. A commercial system providing similar capabilities (tough not as advanced in down-range measurement as the DARPA system) was unveiled by TrackingPoint at the Shot Show 2013

Future Fires to Focus on Precision, Clean Weapons

A proposed Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GL-SDB) will utilize the MLRS rocket to boost the SDB to a trajectory from where it will be able to continue gliding to its target like it was dropped from a manned aircraft.
In recent years the role of armaments and weapons in military exhibitions is diminishing, reflecting the diminishing role of kinetic effects and the complex public perception as to their role in modern asymmetric warfare. Hence, the armaments and munitions presented at AUSA and the Modern Day Marine Expo emphasized focused precision effect and low collateral damage as outstanding qualities. This reflected the concern of manufacturers and users alike to those issues.

EXACTO – Effective Sniper Fire at 2500 m’

New Guided Projectiles To Enhance The Sniper's Effective Range 'Exacto' for ' Extreme Accuracy Tactical Ordnance ' is a guided 12.7mm (0.5") projectile under development...

Remington to Upgrade Army M24 Sniper Rifles into XM2010 Weapon...

    //   The U.S. Army’s PEO Soldier has awarded Remington Arms Company a contract for the modification of 250 M24 sniper rifles, a first batch...

Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin Share USAF $2.3 Billion Advanced Targeting Pods...

On Thursday last week (Sept 30) the Pentagon awarded two competitive contracts for the delivery of advanced targeting pods for U.S. Air Force fighters....

DARPA Awards Lockheed Martin $3.9m Contract to Develop Advanced Rifle Scope...

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is developing an advanced infantry sight designated 'Dynamic Image Gunsight Optic' or DInGO, comprise of a rifle-scope fitting the standard...

Enhanced Sniper Targeting Pod Tested for Recce Role

A specially modified version of the Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) was demonstrated the ability to perform non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

Sniper Targeting Pod Enhances Cooperative Engagement Support

Better High Definition TV, and FLIR sensors, Two-way Datalink, advanced algorythms to maintain the Sniper's combat edge Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $147 million...

An Israeli Sniper Extends the Patriot Air Defense Capability

Israel's Air Force (IAF) air defense command is evaluating a long-range electro-optical target identification system developed under air-force and industry cooperation. An experimental system,...

SPOTLITE – Electro-Optical Small-Arms Fire Detection System

SPOTLITE is an electro-optical system designed to pinpoint the location and sources of small arms fire.  The system can handle simultaneous, multiple fire sources,...

SLD500 Sniper Locator

CILAS introduced at Eurosatory 2006 the SLD-500, a new electro-optical sensor system, designed for area surveillance and sniper detection. The new system is a...
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