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Eurosatory Photo Review – 2
Highlights of day II at Eurosatory - as viewed by defense-Update
New Multi-Int System Tailored for Force Protection
Raytheon Company was awarded a contract with the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to build an integrated multi-intelligence (Multi-INT) system to safeguard forward...
Israeli Weapon Systems on the Flying Gunship?
Israeli sources confirmed that Israeli weapon system may be offered to the package of the MC-27J aircraft equipped with a 30 mm gun. The...
Mobile Radar Optimized to Detect UAVs, Precision Guided Weapons
The 1L121E mobile active phased array radar developed by the Russian company NNIIRT is positioned to provide short-range air defense weapons the cueing necessary to engage the most illusive targets - mini-UAVs and Precision Guided Weapons (PGW) - the primary threats for air defense systems
In terms of weapons systems the trend today is towards smaller, focused effects. The days of big bang and carpeting are long gone. Today, the...
Lockheed Martin Develops a Lightweight Precision Weapon for Tactical UAVs
Lockheed Martin successfully tested a new, lightweight precision guided weapon called 'Shadow Hawk' designed specifically for deployment from tactical unmanned aerial systems such as the MQ-7B Shadow 200 used by the US Marine Corps and Army.
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.
Tamuz EO Guided Missile
The Tamuz precision guided beyond line of sight (BLOS) guided weapon was developed by RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems since the late 1970s and has been fielded by the Israeli artillery corps since the early 1980s.
Evolving into Hybrid Forces – Challenging the IDF Precision Fires Domination
The evolution of the Syrian, Iranian armies and guerrillas into semi-irregular formations, challenging the Israeli domination of the battlefield with hybrid warfare concepts. Defense Update covers this topic in two parts, one outlining the transformation of the Syrian land forces.
The High Cost of Precision Attack
Depleting stocks of Precision Guided Munitions (PGM) used by European Air Forces in Libya is expected to trigger demand for affordable guided weapons. This article examines the operational advantages and weaknesses of the various weapons, and how it reflects in their costs
Precision Strike Weapons
Start < Page 1 of 9 > Over the past decade, modern air forces are transforming their operational concepts from platform and weapons dependent to...
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...
Strix Precision Guided 120mm Mortar Launched Weapon
Projectile guidance technology has already been used since 1994 in 120 mm mortars, with the IR homing Bofors/Saab Strix. This weapon can engage targets...
LIC 2004 – Precision Attack
IAI displayed a new member of its laser guided weapons family – the FireBall mortar munition, which offers extended range and high precision attack capability...