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Trends of use of non-lethal weapon

Analysts of many armies in the world, scaling up their efforts, carry out investigations in the field of new types of non-lethal weapon. New tactics of combat actions and the use thereof in modern conditions are being developed.

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Metal Storm and ST Kinetics Successfully Fires Jointly-Developed High Explosive Stacked Rounds

Singapore -- Metal Storm Limited and Singapore Technologies Kinetics (ST Kinetics) are pleased to announce the successful firing of a range of jointly-developed, stacked configuration low velocity 40 mm electrically ignited munitions (EIM).

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BAE SYSTEMS IAAPS Program Demonstrates Capability To Defeat Kinetic Energy Threats Under TARDEC Survivability Program

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – BAE Systems has demonstrated the capability to defeat kinetic energy threats under contract to the U.S. Army’s Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) survivability program, achieving another significant milestone in the Integrated Army Active Protection System (IAAPS) program.

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Raytheon's Quick Kill Achieves a First; Decimates 'Enemy' RPG in Test with Precision Launched Munition

MCKINNEY, Texas, -- Raytheon Company's new Quick Kill System is the first active protection system (APS) to destroy a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) at close range, using a precision launched warhead with a focused blast.

09.02.2006 Visits - 6277 Posts - 0
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RAFAEL Introduces Personal Ceramic Armor Especially Designed For The Modern Soldier

Haifa, -- RAFAEL Armament Development Authority Ltd. has received an order valued at $2.2M for ultra lightweight personal ceramic armor intended to protect the individual soldier on the modern battlefield.

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LOCKHEED MARTIN Develops Multi-Sensor System For Target Detection And Identification

Lockheed Martin has developed and operationally demonstrated a new multi-sensor system that provides unique high-resolution, three-dimensional target imaging for military and civil applications.

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8 PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 Electronic Warfare Vehicles (EWVs)

Kreuzlingen -- the Kreuzlingen based technology enterprise MOWAG GmbH received an order from armasuisse for the production of eight PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 vehicles as platforms for the Integrated Radio Surveillance and Transmitter System. The vehicles will be produced in Kreuzlingen and delivered to armasuisse by the end of 2007.

10.01.2006 Visits - 7634 Posts - 0
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Four new technology demonstrator programmes for the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES)

Four new contracts to help inform decisions on which technologies will be used for the Army's next generation of armoured fighting vehicles have been awarded by Atkins, the FRES Systems House, Minister for Defence Procurement Lord Drayson announced on 4 January 2006.

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SEP T2 – a milestone in the development of a new Swedish military vehicle

SEP T2 Land Systems Hagglunds has taken an important step in the development of SEP, the Swedish military vehicle of tomorrow.

13.12.2005 Visits - 7010 Posts - 0
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Northrop Grumman Integrating, Fielding Counter-Mortar Capability

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., -- The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as the prime contractor for the Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) Integration and Fielding contract. C-RAM will help protect U.S. and coalition troops against mortars and rockets fired by insurgents.

28.10.2005 Visits - 6695 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Fires Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact Missions From NLOS-Cannon

BAE Systems has successfully fired a four-round Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact (MRSI) mission from the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD). The NLOS-C is one of eight Manned Ground Vehicles in the U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems program, and leads the others in its current state of development. The firing achievement was reached in late August 2005 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.

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Volkswagen and the Stanford Racing Team Win DARPA Grand Challenge

PRIMM, Nev. -- With the technological support of the Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL), Stanford University`s robotic Volkswagen Touareg, known as Stanley, has won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge, run in the Mojave desert near Primm, Nevada.

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Rheinmetall takes part in FCS unmanned aerial vehicle contract

In cooperation with Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc, Rheinmetall Defence Electronics, Bremen, awarded a contract for phase one of the FCS Class III Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) development.

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iRobot and Boston Univ. Photonics Center Unveil Advanced Sniper Detection System for iRobot PackBot

BURLINGTON, Mass. and BOSTON - Oct. 3, 2005 - iRobot Corp. and The Photonics Center at Boston University introduced a tactical sensory system payload prototype, dubbed REDOWL, for the combat-proven iRobot PackBot robot. REDOWL, or Robot Enhanced Detection Outpost with Lasers, can detect and locate snipers and mortars on the very first shot fired at personnel or vehicles.

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Two New Contract Awards for the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) Programme

Atkins, the FRES Systems House, has placed two Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP) contracts with Lockheed Martin (UK) Ltd and Thales, announced Lord Drayson, minister for Defence Procurement today.

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