Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and 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, and 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

Explosives, Armaments, and 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, and 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 innovative... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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, the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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, and 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, and 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 together... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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 of... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and 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... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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 hand... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and 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 collaborative... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

LED Weapon Light adds illumination and 1 oz to Glock 42/43.

March 31, 2015

Designed specifically to sit on G42/G43 single-stack 9 mm pistol, CF-G42-LC CenterFire® WeaponLight outputs 115+ lm to provide tactical advantage needed for threat verification and accurate shot placement in challenging/dark conditions. Construction is of Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon (FRN), and performance features include 1 hr continuous run time, disorienting strobe mode option, and 10 min... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Transportation Industry Products

Transhield and Kennon Sign Collaberative Agreement

March 31, 2015

ELKHART, IN/SHERIDAN, WY – Transhield, Inc. and Kennon Products, Inc. recently announced they have formed a partnership under a collaborative agreement to deliver protective covers to the military aircraft market. The agreement allows Transhield and Kennon to provide cost effective and affordable solutions for the protection of military aircraft assets. Transhield is the maker of advanced... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Software-Upgradeable Missile can target complex targets in space.

March 19, 2015

Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IBs are available with threat upgrade software that enables weapon's kill vehicle to hunt down complicated targets. Ability to make improvements through software upgrades enables combatant commanders to increase ballistic missile defense capabilities without disassembly or hardware replacement. Able to destroy incoming ballistic missile threats in space... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

Innovative Armament Test Systems by Marvin Test Solutions to Be Featured at Two Prestigious Tradeshows

March 17, 2015

AGM-114 Hellfire Test Solutions Featured at Quad-A and AUSA Tradeshows IRVINE, Calif. – Marvin Test Solutions (MTS), a vertically integrated aerospace test and measurement company that has delivered innovative solutions for factory, flightline, intermediate-level, and depot-level applications since 1988, announced today they will be attending two Army-focused conferences during the month of... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Turning up the Heat: Latest Evolution of Lockheed Martin Laser Weapon System Stops Truck in Field Test

March 6, 2015

Demonstration Represents Highest Power Ever Documented by a Laser Weapon of Its Type BETHESDA, Md. – Lockheed Martin's [NYSE: LMT 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system successfully disabled the engine of a small truck during a recent field test, demonstrating the rapidly evolving precision capability to protect military forces and critical infrastructure. Known as ATHENA, for Advanced... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

UPDATED: Raytheon, NIMR to Integrate TALON Laser Guided Rockets, Anti-tank Missiles onto UAE Ground Vehicle

February 27, 2015

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and NIMR Automotive, part of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), are collaborating to equip NIMR armored vehicles with TALON™ Laser Guided Rockets. Using the Raytheon remote weapons station, each vehicle will carry 16 TALON LGRs. The RWS enables TALON to be fired from both stationary and moving vehicles, while an... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Beretta Pistol Features LaserMax Laser and Light

February 17, 2015

Las Vegas, NV – At the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, LaserMax showcased the LaserMax-equipped Beretta Pico pistol.  This ultra-thin, compact carry pistol is distinguished by its sleek, low-profile design and integrated LaserMax laser and light. The Beretta Pico is easy to carry and draw from concealment, states LaserMax Vice President of Sales, Kurt Worden. ... Read More