Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Ballistic Composite Materials suit body and vehicle armor.

October 29, 2010

Designed to lighten load of soldiers and vehicles, Spectra Shield® II SR 3136 and SR 3137 withstand variety of threats, including armor-piercing rounds, improvised explosive devices, and explosively formed projectiles. Composite materials incorporate Spectra® fiber, which is made from ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene using gelspinning process. In addition to chemical, water, and UV... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics

Raytheon-Boeing Team Successfully Completes Second Government-Funded JAGM Test

September 15, 2010

Raytheon-Boeing Team Successfully Completes Second Government-Funded JAGM Test WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) completed the second of three government-sponsored firings of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. The JAGM used its imaging infrared (IIR) guidance system to hit an armored vehicle target at 4 kilometers (2.5 statute miles).... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Automatic Multi-Target Video Tracker has ruggedized design.

April 14, 2010

Effective against full spectrum of targets, ADEPT5000 detects and tracks targets in real-time across full range of military/aerospace electro-optical system applications. Performance is optimized via multi-target tracking engine and signature-based pre-processors, which can discriminate stationary/moving targets from atmospheric challenges. Resulting signals passed to sophisticated algorithms for... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Cannon System offers optimal recoil stroke capacity.

September 15, 2009

With various vehicle mount and feed configurations, 30/40mm Mk44 Bushmaster accommodates integration into various ground combat vehicles. Options include traditional bayonet mount featuring single recoil damper and linked feeder or bespoke integral mount featuring dual recoil dampers and linkless feeder. Latter is driven from cannon's integral electric motor and feeder gearing, eliminating need... Read More