Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Services

Alcoa to Supply Armor Plate for New Army Vehicle

Oct 09, 2007

DAVENPORT, Iowa & NEW YORK -- Alcoa announced today that the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has selected the company's North American Rolled Products business to supply a need for aluminum armor plate to support the new MRAP armored vehicle program. MRAP vehicles are designed to survive IED (improvised explosive devise) and ambush attacks. Shipments of the aluminum plate... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Level IIIA Ballistic Shield combines visibility, safety.

Oct 05, 2007

Designed for user protection, HG Series features view port that spans entire shield width to optimize visibility and aiming accuracy. Contoured sides permit straighter arm positions during shooting, and ergonomic handle promotes comfort during extended use. Available in 19 x 34, 22 x 36, and 22 x 48 in. sizes, shield weighs 17 lb (22 x 36 in.) and has button-activated LED and halogen lighting... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Services, Software

GE Fanuc Embedded Systems Announces Creation of Naval Systems Engineering Group

Oct 02, 2007

Offers range of value-added services to navies, shipbuilders, combat systems integrators CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA September 11th, 2007 Responding to the growing requirement from customers in the military and aerospace markets for sophisticated support capabilities, GE Fanuc Embedded Systems today announced the creation of its Naval Systems Engineering group, with a brief to deliver a range of... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Spool Gun lets MIG tools perform aluminum welding.

Sep 26, 2007

Designed for those who perform occasional aluminum welding, Spoolmate 100 Series plugs directly into Millermatic® 140, Millermatic 140 with Auto-Set(TM), or Millermatic 180 MIG welder without requiring separate control box. Recessed contact tip and clear spool cover help reduce number of burnbacks, while dual V-knurled drive rolls ensure consistent feeding of aluminum. Unit comes with 12 ft... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Laser Guidance Kit adapts to 2.75 in./70 mm rockets.

Sep 20, 2007

With ability to minimize collateral damage, DAGR(TM) is designed to defeat targets close to civilian assets and friendly forces. Semi-active system provides rockets with lock-on-after-launch and lock-on-before-launch capability, target handoff, built-in test, and laser coding from cockpit. Off-axis capability increases engagement envelope, providing additional field of view for angle of attack,... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Bomb Containment Device is Navy-tested for security.

Jul 10, 2007

Fabricated without door, 24 x 24 x 24 in. bomb containment device weighs 60 lb and permits robotic operation/transport. Materials are radiolucent to x-rays, and structure has been tested to mitigate detonation of C4 and hand grenade blasts. Potential uses span government security applications, military, munitions transport, civilian protection, mass transportation, and airlines/airports. In the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Air Defense System can defeat cruise missiles.

Jul 05, 2007

Including AIM-9X, SL-AMRAAM-ER, and AMRAAM missiles, SL-AMRAAM is international surface launched, advanced medium-range air-to-air missile system that provides fully integrated air defense solution. It features combat-proven capability to protect critical assets in maneuver warfare or homeland defense missions. Adaptable air defense system is interoperable with PATRIOT and other air defense... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Radiation Detection Device senses radiation from dirty bombs.

Jun 05, 2007

Model RDS-1000 Radiation Detection System detects gamma radiation from any object or person, identifies offending isotope, photographs perpetrator, records event data, and notifies system's supervisor of incident. System can be equipped with up to 8 radiation sensors, and multiple systems can be networked together for command center monitoring. It can also be integrated with SSR security... Read More