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Two in one – Rheinmetall’s new 60mm mortar for infantry and special forces
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by

US developing vehicle-mounted laser weapon
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by Raytheon has been awarded a $11 million contract to develop a vehicle-mounted laser weapon.The US defence contractor was tasked by the Office of Naval Research to design a device...

Navy stuck with Harpoon hole
Friday, August 01, 2014 by The Royal Navy could be without a heavyweight surface-to-surface guided weapon following the earlier-than-expected withdrawal of the Harpoon.The Ministry of Defence has disclosed that...

The World Famous FN MINIMI® Adapts to New Operational Conditions
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Belgium-based small arms manufacturer FN Herstal unveils the next generation FN MINIMI® Light Machine Gun in both 5.56mm and 7.62mm calibers during the MILIPOL exhibition in Paris (19...

Saab test-fires MBDA Meteor missile from Gripen
Monday, July 08, 2013 by Saab has announced it successfully conducted the first test firing of the radar-controlled air-to-air MBDA Meteor missile from a Gripen aircraft at the end of June 2013, making Gripen...

Laser technology helps military aircraft spot arms caches
Friday, June 28, 2013 by University of Michigan researchers have developed new laser technology that could help military aircraft to remotely identify hidden weapons arsenals by detecting what the objects...

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