Friday, July 30, 2021

Weapon systems

Lockheed Wants to connect weapons with 5G technology

The Pentagon should start electronically connecting its most important weapons first as it builds a broader strategy to link everything on the battlefield using 5G technology, the head of the world’s largest defense contractor says. Lockheed Martin CEO Jim Taiclet...

Saab to Deliver Carl-Gustaf Ammunition to U.S. Army and Marine Corps

Saab has received an order for Carl-Gustaf ammunition from the U.S. Army. The order value is approximately USD 75 million and deliveries will take place in 2022. The shoulder-fired ammunition order is placed within an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity...

UVision to Provide its HERO-120 Organic Precision Fires-Mounted (OPF-M) Aerial Loitering Munition Systems to the US Marine Corps

The HERO-120 OPF-M systems will be integrated into the Marines' armoured vehicles, under a multi-year program Washington DC, Tel Aviv June 21, 2021 – UVision Air Ltd. - a global leader in aerial loitering munitions systems of all sizes for...

Boston Dynamics robot used in French military training in combat scenarios

Boston Dynamics’s robot dog has been in a variety of places and scenarios, from jumping rope to an unauthorized, “provocative” paintball game. Now, Spot is also being prepared to take on the battlefield. Photos shared on Twitter by French military...

MBDA to supply new TESEO MK2/E anti-ship system to Italian Navy

MBDA will provide the Italian Navy with the new Teseo Evolved Weapon System, namely Teseo Mk2/E. This new generation system builds on the legacy Teseo family, known worldwide as OTOMAT, and will bring a substantial improvement in anti-ship capabilities. Teseo Mk2/E...

Tawazun and MBDA to cooperate on SmartGlider development

Abu Dhabi, 22 February 2021 – Tawazun and MBDA have signed a head of terms agreement with the intent to cooperate in the field of smart guided weapon systems. Matar Ali Romaithi, Chief Officer of the Economic Development Unit at...

Egypt becomes the first international customer for MBDA’s VL MICA New Generation surface-to-air system

MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defence system to equip its Egyptian corvettes. Officially launched in October 2020, the VL MICA NG system is based on the integration...

Turkey’s First Indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle ‘ULAQ AUSV’ Launched

ARES Shipyard and METEKSAN Defence, which had initiated Turkey’s first indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) program in October 2020, announced that the prototype vessel, ULAQ AUSV has been launched and sea trials have been started. In the joint press...

Boeing awarded nearly $1 billion for air and missile defense

Boeing has been awarded contracts in the past year totaling $974 million to develop a next-generation seeker for the U.S. Army’s Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile system, as well as continue and expand production on current generations of the...

DARPA’s Operational Fires Ground-Launched Hypersonics Program Enters New Phase

Next steps will include full-scale flight testing DARPA’s Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing a ground-launched intermediate-range hypersonic weapons system, is advancing to a new phase. Phase 3b will involve full-scale missile fabrication, assembly, and flight testing from a launch...
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Falkonry design win with the U.S. Navy

Falkonry, the innovation leader in Operational AI, today announced a significant design win with the Naval Surface Warfare Center...
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