Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.
Armor Plates

Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.

Offering Vehicle Armor Composite Solutions for protection against IED and EFP threats, Featherlight(TM) glass fibers withstand severe threat levels, while Quicksilver(TM) glass fibers offer stiffer, lighter composite parts than E-glass reinforcements. Composites can be deployed in both structural and nonstructural components on suite of vehicles, enabling lightweight, fire-retardant, and load...

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Missiles

AIM-9X Enters the US Navy's Weapons System User Program

Employment demonstrates system maturity TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2008 -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile was employed in the Navy's Weapon System User program late last year. The Weapons System User program focuses on examining cutting-edge tactical employment by the warfighter, and this event demonstrated the maturity of the AIM-9X...

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Workstations

Northrop Grumman Showcases Key Capabilities at Singapore Air Show 2008

LONDON, February 13 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will display a wide range of its key capabilities and programmes at the Singapore Air Show, including unmanned aerial vehicles, airborne early warning and control systems, fire control radars and infrared countermeasures. The air show will take place at the New Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore 19 - 24 February. "We are strongly...

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Projectiles

Stinger Systems Engages HP White Laboratory for Stinger vs. Taser Testing

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11 - Stinger Systems, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: STIY), a leader in electro-stun technology today is announcing that it has engaged the services of H.P. White Laboratory, Inc., one of the nation's premier ballistic testing facilities, to conduct a thorough test of the Stinger S-200 projectile stun device and the Taser X26 device. Part of the analysis will be a live demonstration...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Raytheon Delivers First Advanced SUV-Based Radiation Detection System

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 7, 2008 - Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) Integrated Defense Systems delivered the first advanced sports utility vehicle-based radiation detection system to the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The successful delivery of this system will allow DNDO to operate in urban environments and will enhance border security and national defense by...

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Military Target Systems

Target Practice System offers remote controlled operation.

Without compromising safety, remote controlled target practice system is designed to promote realism in live-fire, moving target practice that involves tanks, missiles, or other weapon systems. Solution operates on railway car fitted with target and controlled via wireless remote. Operator, who can be sitting several kilometers away, moves target using keyboard or joystick.

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Pistols

Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols Continue to Win Law Enforcement Agencies

Colorado Springs Newest to Equip Officers with M&P40 Polymer Pistols Atlanta, Charlotte and Syracuse Police Departments Convert to M&P Pistols SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 31 - Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 156-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, announced today that it has...

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Armor

AGY Announces the Addition of a New Composite Armour Solution for the European Market

LYON, FRANCE - (January 27, 2008) - AGY announces the addition of an innovative ballistic and blast protection solution called the ThermoBallistic* armour system in response to the increased demand for composite armour solutions that are fueling defense spending and military development programs around the world. Targeted for the European market, the ThermoBallistic armour system laminates...

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Missiles

BAE Systems Wins Department of Defense 2007 Top 5 Award for Systems Engineering

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems announced today it had been selected as a 2007 Top 5 Department of Defense Program Award winner for systems engineering for the company's work on the DDG 1000, MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The award was presented by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). The presentation took place at the NDIA 10th Annual Systems...

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