Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

LifePort Awarded 1st Commercial STC for Equipping Armor Flooring on Bell 407 Aircraft

Oct 25, 2011

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AUSA -- LifePort, Inc. announced today it has been awarded a commercial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 407 helicopter with lightweight Ballistic Protection System (BPS). This is LifePort's first STC approval for a BPS in a civil utility helicopter. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company -- the aftermarket division... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II Uncooled Tri-Mode Seeker Exceeds Expectations

Aug 25, 2011

Uncooled tri-mode seeker offers customer significant cost savings TUCSON, Ariz. - A series of laboratory tests on the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Small Diameter Bomb II tri-mode seeker demonstrated that it exceeds anticipated performance parameters. SDB II's seeker fuses millimeter-wave radar, uncooled imaging infrared (IIR) and semiactive laser sensors on a single gimbal. The result is a... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

United Launch Alliance Selected to Launch Boeing's CST-100 Spacecraft

Aug 24, 2011

DENVER, Aug. 4, 2011 - United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that The Boeing Company has selected ULA's Atlas V rocket to launch its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft. "We are pleased Boeing selected the Atlas V rocket and believe it is the right vehicle to help usher in the new commercial era in human spaceflight," said George Sowers, ULA's vice president of business... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Raytheon Re-Introduces 250-Pound Paveway(TM) Precision-Guided Munition

Jul 01, 2011

PARIS - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is re-introducing its 250-pound Paveway laser-guided precision munition to the warfighter inventory. Raytheon's combat-proven Paveway is a kit that transforms "dumb" bombs into precision guided weapons. The 250-pound weapon, which is now designated the GBU-58, is currently undergoing testing on the Hawker-Beechcraft AT-6 and other counter-insurgency aircraft.... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Portable Tools

Retractable Holster keeps military gear close, secure.

Mar 25, 2011

Intended for military personnel, Gear Keeper® Integrated Retractable Holster combines security of holster with convenience of retractor to facilitate safe access to gear such as flashlights, laser lights, and knives. When in holster, gear is held close to body to minimize noise and keep protected from dampness, grit, grime, and loss. There are 3 models available that collectively offer 1 x ¾ x... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Remote Weapons System fosters upgrades and integration.

Feb 25, 2011

Designed to integrate medium-caliber Chain Guns® and ammunition into watercraft and ground platforms, Modular Advanced Weapon System (MAWS) incorporates stabilization system, ballistic computation, and sighting system. Open architecture allows for integration of most light, medium, and heavy machine guns, and man-machine interface has touch panel display, function and safety switches, and either... Read More