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Smart Weapons for UAVs

Start < Page 1 of 11 > Officially, Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV) are still in early development, but such systems have already become important...

Israel to order more JDAMs

The Israel air force plans to spend about US $100 million to replenish stocks of precision guided weapons used during the month long conflict...

Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM)

GBU-29 / -30 / -31 / -32 / -35 JDAM is a low-cost guidance kit converting existing unguided free-fall bombs into accurately guided “smart” weapons....

Accelerating the kill chain Closing the Sensor-to-shooter Cycle

Start < Page 7 of 7 > Operations in urban terrain are characterized by "fluidity" of events, where opportunities to engage high priority targets occur unexpectedly and...

Target Geolocation

Start < Page 3 of 6 > Simple geolocation (currently supporting 90 and 30 meter positioning accuracy) could be sufficient for general orientation but will not...

Precision Attack in Urban Warfare

Start < Page 9 of 9 > The employment of air support in an urban environment was a new requirement which surfaced during OIF. Successful and...

Battle Damage Assessment Capabilities

Start < Page 5 of 9 > Since precision strikes are effective and accurate, the number of weapons necessary to create the desired effect is sometime...

Precision Strike Concepts

Start < Page 2 of 9 > Recent conflicts demonstrated the decisive role of precision attack in modern warfare. Precision engagement systems were available in air...

IMPAQT – Guided Artillery Munition

Bofors Defense, GIAT Industries, MBDA and QuinetiQ have teamed to develop a family of advanced gun-launched precision guided munitions for future battlefield applications under...

Kill Assist Adverse Weather Targeting System (KAATS)

Another SAR aided guidance system developed by Boeing for the US Navy, uses target cueing based on Synthetic Aperture Radar/Ground Moving Target Indication (SAR/GMTI)...

Imaging (Visual / IIR) Precision Guidance System

Imaging sensors were used with precision guided weapons since the early 1970. Until recently, lack of processing power and datalink capacity have limited the...

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...

Net Centric Precision Strike Weapons

Start < Page 4 of 9 > Precision Guided Weapons become true force multipliers when they are included as "effectors" in an integrated Net-Centric force. In...

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