Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Guided Glide Weapon engages targets on land and at sea.

July 14, 2016

Featuring Link-16 datalink, net-enabled Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 (JSOW C-1) provides fleet forces with flexible capability against high-value, stationary land targets as well as moving maritime targets at launch ranges up to 70 nautical miles from fighter. Link 16 allows launch platform, or alternate controller, to provide real-time target updates to weapon. In addition to enabling weapon to hit... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Services

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

June 23, 2016

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Custom Battery Pack for Precision Guided Firearm

June 10, 2016

Challenge Epec was approached to develop a custom battery pack for a precision guided commercial firearm scope. For this application, the battery packs needed to be designed for a weapons system similar to the target tracking and fire control found in advanced fighter jets. The technology that is inside these firearms is quite sophisticated. It was necessary that the battery packs powering the... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Elbit Systems of America to Showcase Tactical Mission Solutions for Enhanced Weapon Targeting

May 9, 2016

Elbit Systems of America's advanced solutions improve total aircrew situational awareness FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will showcase its enhanced weapon targeting and total aircrew situational awareness solutions at the Naval Helicopter Association Symposium in Norfolk, VA, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside on May 10-12.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Weapon Lights enhance operator protection and accuracy.

April 29, 2016

Featuring adjustable brightness and unique light signature, Manta-Ray™ WeaponLights series is powered by onboard, rechargeable battery and snaps on and off of rifle rails within seconds. While LMR-M optimizes performance in close quarters and protects operator's vision from harmful reflection, IR version (LMR-IR) is available for use with night vision. Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin Debuts Upgraded MK 41 VLS Production Line

April 1, 2016

Lockheed Martin hosts ceremonial ribbon cutting of optimized MK 41 VLS Production Line BALTIMORE,  -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) officially unveiled an upgraded MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) production line at its Middle River, Maryland facility. The MK 41 VLS program supports more than 150 highly skilled jobs in the Baltimore area and will continue to do so for years to come, thanks... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Long-Range Missile meets U.S. Army LRPF requirement.

March 23, 2016

Compatible with M270 MLRS and M142 HIMARS rocket launchers and designed to replace current army tactical missile system weapons, LRPF missile meets U.S. Army's Long-Range Precision Fires (LRPF) requirement. Design fits 2 missiles in one launcher pod for increased effectiveness, while propulsion technology enables accelerated flight over distances to ~500 km for defeating fixed... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Rugged Green Laser Sight for Pistols offers optimized visibility.

January 18, 2016

Respectively replacing spring guide assembly in Sig Sauer P226 and P229, LMS-2261G and LMS-2291G high-intensity green (520 nm) laser sighting systems aid target acquisition. Integrated green Guide Rod Laser™ technology operates in light spectrum band most visible to human eye and appears bright throughout range of lighting conditions. Both sights, which meet and exceed NIJ and... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Improving Gun Safety with Force Measurement

January 12, 2016

In an effort to reduce the incidence of accidental gun discharge, The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has been modifying their standard, off-the-shelf firearms to require a greater amount of force to activate the trigger. Following any shooting incident, the weapon is immediately sent to NYPD's Firearms Laboratory for a battery of tests. Among those tests, the trigger pull force was... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Laser Sighting System enhances Glock 42/43 shooting accuracy.

December 14, 2015

Respectively available for Glock 42 and 43 subcompact handguns, LMS-G42 and LMS-G43 employ Guide Rod Laser™ technology. Ruggedized 0.6 oz laser sighting system, which will not add mass to firearm or interfere with holster selection, delivers bright red aiming point that accelerates accurate shooting. Along with automatic 10 min timeout that prevents inadvertent battery drain, features... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Marvin Test Solutions Features Advanced Flightline to Factory Test Solutions at AUTOTESTCON 2015

November 3, 2015

Showcases advanced ATE systems and digital test subsystems IRVINE, Calif. - Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of innovative test solutions for military and commercial aerospace organizations, announced today the company's involvement in AUTOTESTCON 2015. The 51st annual IEEE AUTOTESTCON conference takes place November 2- 5 in Washington, DC for ATE leaders exploring the latest... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Missile Launcher includes built-in test capability.

November 3, 2015

Designed to fire both wire-guided and wireless radio frequency missiles, TOW® EagleFire™ features ergonomic handgrips and integrated day-and-night sight with range-finding capability. Lithium-ion power source allows for 9-hour silent watch capability when vehicle's engine is off, along with built-in AC and on-vehicle charging capability. Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Florida Highway Patrol Deploys 2,050 TASER X2 Smart Weapons

October 16, 2015

TASER Announces Numerous Weapons Orders SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., – TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced multiple orders of its TASER® brand next generation Smart Weapons. These orders were received and shipped in the third quarter. Significant TASER Smart Weapon orders:  • Albany County Sheriff's Office (WY): 40 TASER® X26P™ Smart Weapons, TASER Assurance Plan (TAP)... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lethal Guided 40 mm Muntions offer precision, extended range.

October 15, 2015

Able to be fired from conventional, single-shot grenade launcher, such as M320 or EGLM, Pike 40 mm precision-guided munitions weigh <2 lb, measure 16.8 in. long, and use digital, semi-active laser seeker to engage both fixed and slow-moving, mid-range targets. Rocket motor ignites 8–10 ft and is nearly smokeless to minimize launch signature. Launched from standard tube grenade... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Raytheon Completes Development of 3rd Generation Bradley Commander's Primary Sight

October 15, 2015

Anticipating US Army proposal, upgraded to include dual-band thermal imager, hi-def camera TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business has completed the development of its 3rd Generation Commander's Primary Sight ahead of the U.S. Army's anticipated Improved FLIR lethality engineering change proposal for the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle. "What sets our... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

Elbit Systems of America to Showcase at AUSA High Mobility Lethality Solutions for Winning in a Complex World

October 13, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas - As the United States Army faces the new challenges of an increasingly capable enemy, Elbit Systems of America and its parent company Elbit Systems Ltd. are investing heavily in research and development to give the soldier the decided advantage in this new and complex environment. Providing integrated and networked solutions that leverage technical and operational expertise,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin to Begin Qualification Testing of 3-Cell ExLS in 2016

September 21, 2015

The VLS launcher is designed to protect smaller navy platforms BALTIMORE - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is concluding production of its 3-Cell ExLS Stand Alone Launcher designed to fire MBDA's Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) in October and will conclude qualification testing in late 2016. The 3-Cell Extensible Launching System (ExLS) CAMM Launcher is specifically designed for smaller... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Lockheed Martin GMLRS Alternative Warhead Gets First Order

September 21, 2015

Deal is part of $227 Million GMLRS Rocket Production Contract DALLAS,  - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $227 million contract from the U.S. Army for Lot 10 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary, and the first order of GMLRS Alternative Warhead production. "GMLRS is a combat proven precision-strike system," said Ken Musculus, vice president of Tactical... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Royal Thai Army Places Additional Order for STARStreak Air Defence Missile Systems

September 21, 2015

LONDON, - Thales announced today at DSEI that it has signed a multi-million pound contract with DataGate in Thailand to supply the Royal Thai Army with the STARStreak air defence missile system. This contract follows on from Thailand's initial purchase of STARStreak in 2012. The system comprises STARStreak missiles, the world's fastest very short range air defence (VSHORAD) missile and... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

DTS Data Recorders Help NASA Improve Emergency Locator Transmitters

September 16, 2015

Seal Beach, CA – For the third time in less than two months, researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, intentionally sent a small Cessna aircraft plummeting to the ground in a drop test meant to simulate a severe, but ultimately survivable crash. On Aug. 26, 2015, a Cessna 172 plunged 100 feet at 55 miles per hour, its nose pitched up, tail angled down, then struck... Read More