Weapons

Weapons

drone-base EW

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A Russian military drone-based electronic-warfare system is aiming to hi-jack phones. The Leer-3 RB-341V combines jammers and UAVs in order to disable cellular networks,...
nano-UAV

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A new version of a military nano-UAV has been under development. FLIR's Prox Dynamics unit is in the process of developing a new version...
eitan

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Israel’s Ministry of Defense Merkava Tank Program Administration in collaboration with IDF’s ground forces, continues to develop the Eitan wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC),...
cruise missiles

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By ARIE EGOZI At least 59 cruise missiles hit the Syrian airbase from where the US intelligence believes a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched...
improvised explosive devices

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The current threat environment of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) concealed on persons, in vehicles, and in the mail poses challenges for traditional explosive detection...
mega contract

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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been awarded contracts in India totaling almost $2.0 billion. In a mega-contract worth over $1.6 billion, considered to be...
electronic jamming

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  The Canadian navy is planning to load electronic jamming equipment into remote control surface drones that could be used to protect Canadian frigates from...
cross-border threat screening

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  The US has been promoting cross-border threat screening for biological agents. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced $35...
surface-to-air missiles

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India has approved the purchase of Barak surface-to-air missiles for the navy among other proposals for an estimated $132 million. The purchase was approved...
armor

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  Composite metal foams (CMFs) could drastically improve the strength of armor as well as increase shielding from radiation, heat and high-speed kinetic impacts. CMFs,...
sensor

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The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership, recently announced a new Defense Department project. The AIM Photonics initiative will...
hypersonic

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The Russian army will soon receive an anti-aircraft weapon based on new physical principles, hypersonic weapons and next-generation S-500 missile defense systems, Russian Presidential...
chemical weapon

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Russia may complete the destruction of all its chemical weapon stockpiles this year, according to the Russian chairman of the State Commission on Chemical...
ISIS

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Russia has been renewing it operations against ISIS in the Syrian arena also from the sea. The Russian Navy has launched several Kalibr cruise...
ballistic

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Russia’s Aerospace Force has considered practicing the detection of ballistic missiles, which will be launched by the Strategic Missile Force this year. Aerospace Force Commander-in-Chief...
firearms

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  A proposed new European Union directive of firearms sets out the conditions under which people can lawfully acquire and possess guns or transfer them...
uranium

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A technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from afar. Researchers from the University of Michigan...
missile defense system

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  The United States has begun the process of deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, an advanced missile defense system, to South...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
UGV

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  A new remotely operated mini tactical unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is developed by SpetsTechnoExport, Ukraine's state-owned enterprise engaged in armament. The Phantom vehicle is...

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