Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Services

Raytheon, US Navy Demonstrate New Electronic Attack Architecture Using MALD-J Aerial Jammer

September 15, 2015

IndyCar racing tech adapted to create "swappable" mission capabilities JOINT PACIFIC ALASKA RANGE COMPLEX, Alaska, – The U.S. Naval Research Lab and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have demonstrated successful captive flights of a modular, rapid replacement architecture for electronic warfare (EW) payloads on the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD-J). The testing occurred during the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry

DSEI 2015: UVision Shows Its Sea Legs; Will Exhibit Its Loitering Munition Solutions Integrated on a Naval Platform Launcher (NPL)

September 14, 2015

The company's unique tri-service integration capabilities significantly shorten the sensor-to-shooter loop   In addition to the Naval Platform Launcher on display, the company will also exhibit the entire HERO family of six (6) systems, as well as a Vehicle Platform Launcher demonstrating the HERO-30's integration capabilities with land platforms DSEI 2015, September 15-18, London,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

Hill Air Force Base Receives First Two F-35A Lightning IIs

September 10, 2015

Hill AFB, Utah, – The first two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing were officially delivered to the base today. The two F-35A Conventional Takeoff and Landing variants, known as AF-77 and AF-78, are the first of 72 F-35As scheduled for delivery to the base. "The F-35A Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation for the... Read More

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Demonstrates Latest Design, Test, Characterization Solutions at European Microwave Week

August 31, 2015

Keysight Technical Experts to Host In-Depth Design, Test, Characterization Workshops SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced it will demonstrate a wide range of design, test and characterization solutions at European Microwave Week 2015, Palais des Congrès, Booth E 110, Paris, Sept. 8-10. Keysight, a twelve-year platinum sponsor of the event, will... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Services

Laser Engraving NFA, Class 3 or Title II

July 27, 2015

Generally when gun owners come to us with engraving needs they are deeply familiar with the legal requirements that pertain to them.  However, we do get questions from those looking for more information about firearms and gun engraving, suppressors or silencers and Short Barrel Rifles, commonly known as an SBR. The laws pertaining to firearms are administered by the Department of Alcohol,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

Raytheon, Partners Develop Low-cost, High-tech Airframe for U.S. Air Force Decoy

July 27, 2015

Strong global partnerships reduce costs 25 percent TUCSON, Ariz. — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Fokker and Dallara, has developed a lower-cost carbon fiber airframe for the U.S. Air Force's Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) by applying robotics and formula racing technologies. The three companies reduced airframe production costs by 25 percent. The new... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Safety & Security Equipment

EOD Suit provides critical CBRN protection.

July 22, 2015

Featuring ergonomic, lightweight design, ERGOTEC™ 4025 Explosive Ordinance Disposal Suit combines CBRN facemask that fits under suit's helmet with CBRN bodysuit, gloves, and foot protection. Quick release mechanisms allow user to self-extract from suit in emergency situation in less than 20 sec. Available in 5 mix and match sizes, suit also features decoupling breastplate with 3-piece design and integrated back protector that provides blunt trauma protection while delivering cooling air. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry

Lockheed Martin's JAGM Goes Two for Two in Latest Flight Tests

July 16, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated its multi-mode Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), engaging two laser-designated stationary targets during recent Government-led flight tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. In the first test, the missile flew four kilometers, engaged its precision-strike, semi-active laser and hit the stationary target. During the second flight,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

LDRA Tool Suite Selected for Industry-Leading Structural Coverage and Standards Compliance

July 14, 2015

100 percent structural coverage drives Wind River choice of LDRA to meet DO‑178 compliance and certification needs Wirral, U.K. — LDRA, the leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, source code analysis and test tools, announces that Wind River® has selected the LDRA tool suite and DO-178 Qualification Support Packs for both internal software quality assurance... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry

Green Laser Sight provides multiple operating modes.

July 7, 2015

Designed to withstand repeated fire on subcompact handguns, MICRO-2-G includes Quick-Change Battery Hatch™ which enables safe on-board battery changes. Rail-mounted laser sighting system has full 5-hour battery life that is safeguarded from inadvertent drain by battery preservation mode deactivating laser after 10 minutes idle. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Green & Clean

Hard-Wired Exploders utilize NiMH batteries for extended use.

June 18, 2015

Used for safe initiation of explosives, pyrotechnics, and other electro-explosive devices, Shrike MkIV and MkV are powered by batteries that extend in-field operation, are more environmentally friendly, and are less likely to suffer from reduced capacity over time. Capacity-optimized, rechargeable NiMH batteries do not contain heavy metals and are less prone to lose max energy capacity when repeatedly recharged or after being only partially discharged. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Advanced Weapons, Cyber Tech and Battle Control to Star at Raytheon's Paris Air Show Showcase

June 5, 2015

WALTHAM, Mass. — The Paris Air Show is the kind of place where big planes fly like fighter jets and fighter jets fly like dancers. It's a place where a mammoth jetliner will soar through a series of acrobatic dives and turns, while fighter pilots fly in tight formation and show off maneuvers that appear to defy physics. And in a pavilion just steps from the flight line, experts from... Read More

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

Northrop Grumman, US Army Achieve Ballistic Missile Intercept in Inaugural Flight Test

June 1, 2015

Next-generation architecture demonstrates dramatic change to air and missile defense WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. - The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) took a significant step toward the objective for integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) when a ballistic missile was destroyed using the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS) in its first flight test. "Working... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Handheld IED Detector uses sensor heads for wire and metal.

April 27, 2015

Supporting multiple interchangeable sensor heads, GroundHunter MHDS enables search teams to respond quickly to changing scenarios. Lightweight system has compact folding design, and allows multiple heads to be carried by single operator. CWD100 command wire detector head, incorporating its own transmitter and receiver, identifies command wires over 20 m in length, independent of orientation. Using pulsed induction techniques, MD100 head detects both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Material Handling & Storage, Services, Software

Management and Control System digitizes weapon performance.

April 22, 2015

Comprised of weapon-embedded sensor modules, PDA terminal, and armor management software, eLog enables small arms inventory and maintenance management. Sensor reports number of shots fired, weapon's serial number, and last shooting record. Mobile Terminal Reader, communicating with sensor module via RF technology up 40 m, collects recorded data. Providing detailed view of weapons' status and performance, Armorer Management Software generates recommendations for maintenance and repair. Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Astronics Wins U.S. Marine Corps Contract to Provide Test Systems to Saudi Arabian Ministry of National Guard

April 15, 2015

EAST AURORA, N.Y. — Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, consumer electronics and semiconductor industries, announced today that Astronics' subsidiary, DME Corporation, has been awarded a contract to provide Virtual Instrument Portable Equipment Repair/Test (VIPER/T) systems and Application Program Sets (APSs)... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Optics & Photonics

Gen 3 High Energy Laser Completes Beam Quality Evaluation

April 15, 2015

HEL System Designed for Land, Sea, and Airborne Platforms SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that an independent measurement team contracted by the U.S. Government has completed beam quality and power measurements... Read More

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

New Products, Celebrity Presentations & Giveaways Dominate the LaserMax Booth at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting

April 10, 2015

Rochester, NY — LaserMax is headed to the Music City Center in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, where products from every major firearm company will be on display at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting Exhibits in Nashville, Tennessee, April 10-12. Show-goers are encouraged to visit the LaserMax® booth, (#533) for exciting celebrity presentations, valuable prize pack giveaways and a wide array of... Read More

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

Raytheon's LRAS3's Sensor-to-missile Capability Gives Warfighters Remote, Safe Options

April 7, 2015

Improved connectivity provides speed, accuracy MCKINNEY, Texas - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) pushed battlefield situational awareness to a new, safer level by integrating existing sensor-to-missile technologies during a recent exercise at Camp Blanding, Fla. Raytheon Missile Systems engineers successfully connected two dismounted, remotely operated sensors to a soldier's laptop and... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Beretta Offers the First Factory-Equipped Guide Rod Laser

April 6, 2015

Beretta 92FS handguns are now available with a factory-equipped LaserMax Guide Rod Laser Rochester, NY - One of the most trusted and field tested professional sidearms ever developed - the 92FS - is now available from the Beretta factory with a precision engineered internal Guide Rod Laser™ preinstalled. The new laser-equipped Beretta 92FS pistol represents LaserMax's latest... Read More