Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

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

Feb 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

Feb 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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

Northrop Grumman to Feature Key Capabilities at Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium

Feb 16, 2015

Booth #104 will highlight company's focus on performance, innovation to deliver affordability ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) exhibit this week at the Air Force Association's (AFA) Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando will experience a unique commemoration to the B-2 Spirit's 25(th) anniversary of first flight. The company's exhibit will... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics

LaserMax Announces 2015 Show Special and Dealer Incentive Program

Jan 20, 2015

Rochester, NY – LaserMax, market leading producer of premium laser sighting systems, today announced their 2015 sales programs and show specials. "Show season is the perfect time for LaserMax to present our newest products, share our tactics for accelerating sales, and extend valuable show specials to our dealer network," says Rick Storace, LaserMax Wholesale Distribution Manager. Show... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics

LaserMax Debuts 2015 Products During SHOT Show

Jan 20, 2015

Rochester, NY – With more and more people accessorizing their firearms, this time of year finds them enthusiastic to see the newest innovations introduced at SHOT Show. Guaranteed to dazzle, LaserMax introduces new sighting systems for 2015 including new OEM solutions featuring the smallest, most robust lasers sights for concealed carry. CenterFire Lights for Glock 42 and J-Frame Combining... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

US Marine Corps Flies Data Link-equipped MALD-J® for First Time

Dec 12, 2014

Data link allows in-flight targeting adjustments YUMA, Ariz. – The U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force successfully collaborated with Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the first flight demonstration of a Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J®) equipped with a radio data link. Adding the data link expands the weapon's situational awareness and allows for in-flight targeting... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Crosman Introduces Magpul® M-LOK Licensed Air Rifle

Oct 28, 2014

Announces Auction of Navy SEAL Foundation Edition BLOOMFIELD, New York -- The world leader in air guns has teamed with the leader in AR accessories to create the Benjamin Armada, the premier AR-compatible PCP Air Rifle featuring the official Magpul M-LOK modular accessory system. The first unit will be auctioned off on GunBroker.com, October 20-November 2 with the proceeds going to support the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Multi-Role Weapon System supports range of ammunition types.

Oct 20, 2014

Weighing approximately 15 lb, M3A1 MAAWS consists of man-portable, shoulder-launched, multi-role weapon system that helps troops remain agile in any scenario. System is capable of handling multiple tactical situations, bridging gap between full scale operations and low intensity conflicts. Compatible with intelligent sighting systems for programmable ammunition, M3A1 MAAWS features adjustable... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

ATK Awarded $65 Million in Domestic and International Defense Contracts for Medium- and Large-Caliber Ammunition Production

Oct 17, 2014

Contracts Support U.S. and Allied Militaries with Advanced Capabilities and Proven Training Rounds ARLINGTON, Va. — ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received $65 million in contracts for medium- and large-caliber ammunition. These awards provide training and tactical ammunition for air, land and sea... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Materials & Material Processing

Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Propellant Powers New Aerosol for Rash Treatment

Oct 14, 2014

Solstice® Propellant delivers significant performance, safety and environmental benefits MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its low-global-warming propellant, Solstice® Propellant, is being used in a new diaper rash aerosol treatment for infants, toddlers and adults. Mission Pharmacal Co., a U.S. manufacturer of diaper rash ointments, is using Solstice... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Dead Nuts Manufacturing, a Division of Globe Products Co. Inc. Makes First Production Run

Sep 12, 2014

Dead Nuts Manufacturing, a division of Globe Products Co. Inc produces their first 9mm bullet projectiles Ennis, Texas – Dead Nuts Manufacturing, a new Division of Globe Products Co. Inc, a US manufacturer of hose ferrules, eyelets and metal stampings is pleased to announce the first production run of 9mm projectiles. The first projectile off the press was the 124 grain 9mm hollow point. Dead... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

U.S. Air Force Tests Raytheon's Upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile

Aug 29, 2014

Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage. During this test mission, an F-16 aircraft fired an HCSM, AGM-88F,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Safety & Security Equipment

Northrop Grumman to Highlight Key Capabilities at the 17th Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium

Aug 12, 2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is highlighting its space and missile defense capabilities during the 17(th) Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium to be held here Aug. 11-14 at the Von Braun Center. The symposium's 2014 theme is "Space and Missile Defense: Foundational to U.S. Strategy Today and in the Future." Northrop Grumman is this year's Titanium sponsor and... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Raytheon Fires Four TALON Laser-Guided Rockets from MD 530G Helicopter

Aug 04, 2014

Tests demonstrate TALON's multi-platform capability TUCSON, Ariz. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and MD Helicopters, Inc. successfully fired four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. "This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD's... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

ATK and Alenia Aermacchi Successfully Complete Testing on Italian Air Force C-27J with Roll-On/Roll-Off Palletized Gun Systems

Jul 22, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va. – ATK (NYSE: ATK), announced that the ATK and Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi have successfully completed the first phase of ground and flight testing of the fully configured multi-mission MC-27J tactical transport aircraft with the support of the Italian Air Force (ITAF). The series of tests exceeded all test objectives and demonstrated the accuracy of ATK's side-mounted GAU-23... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

SM-6 Successfully Intercepts Supersonic Target

Jul 22, 2014

Program moves one step closer to full operational capability LONDON - The USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) used a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 to destroy a supersonic high altitude target drone (AQM-37). The test moves the program one step closer to full operational capability. Deployed for the first time in December 2013, SM-6 provides the U.S. Navy extended range protection... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Test & Measuring Instruments

Marvin Test Solutions Showcases Armament Test Expertise at the Farnborough International Airshow

Jul 18, 2014

Proven Test Solutions Close Warfighting Armament Test Gap for Legacy 4th and 5th Generation Aircraft; Provide Post-SDD Warfighting Enhancements for the F-35 FARNBOROUGH, England - Marvin Test Solutions, a trusted provider of globally deployed innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, is demonstrating its solutions this week at the Farnborough... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Raytheon SeaGriffin(TM) Completes Guided Flight Test with New Dual-mode Seeker

Jul 18, 2014

Enhanced missile will counter swarming boat threat LONDON - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed the latest guided flight test of its SeaGriffin™ missile. The test further demonstrated the effectiveness of SeaGriffin's semi-active laser guidance system, and the missile's ability to capture images from a newly-added imaging infrared seeker (IIR). During the Raytheon-funded test, a... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

US Air Force Fires Two AMRAAMs from Next-Generation Fighter

Jul 18, 2014

Test marks first dual AMRAAM shots from any F-35 variant LONDON - A U.S. Air Force pilot successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM 120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from an F-35B fighter aircraft. The missiles tracked and engaged two aerial targets during a Weapon Delivery Accuracy mission in Southern California. The test marked the first dual AMRAAM shot from any F-35... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

Airguns/Air Rifles deliver speed, power, and accuracy.

Jun 02, 2014

Along with rifled steel barrel, sound suppression, Picatinny rail, and CenterPoint® 3-9 x 32 mm scope, Benjamin Trail rifles feature Nitro Piston 2 gas piston and Clean Break Trigger technology. Latter consists of adjustable, 2-stage trigger system that pulls smoothly and breaks clean. Tail Guides and Recoil Arrest minimize friction and wasted energy. While .22 caliber shoots at up to 1,200... Read More