Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments & 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 & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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 launcher during flight tests, rounds landed within targeted impact area after flying 2,300+ yd. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Morgan Advanced Materials Highlights CAMAC® Composite Technology for Outstanding Performance in Ballistic and IED Protection

October 12, 2015

Morgan Advanced Materials' Composites and Defence Systems (Morgan) highlights its CAMAC® advanced composite technology, designed to deliver outstanding performance in ballistic and improvised explosive device (IED) protection. Armor systems made from CAMAC materials are custom-designed to deliver the optimum balance of performance, weight, and cost. CAMAC armor provides a protective... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Mounting & Attaching Products

SB Tactical Introduces New Product Lines

October 1, 2015

Company launches new website and online sales store. SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – SB Tactical™, the inventor and manufacturer of the Stabilizing Brace™, is pleased to announce the immediate release of new products for multiple firearms platforms. The new website and online store, accessible at www.sb-tactical.com, will allow customers to purchase... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & 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... Read More

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