Weapons

Weapons

assault rifle

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The development process of the new Kalashnikov assault rifles models has been progressing. Russia's Kalashnikov Concern plans to conclude field tests of its fifth-generation...
defense capabilities

75
South Korea has been upgrading its defense capabilities in several fields. Seoul is reserving $218 million from its revised mid-term defense plan on cybersecurity...
special forces

186
More than a year after the U.S. Department of Defense repealed a longtime ban on women serving in ground combat assignments, relatively few have...
robotic

48
  Exoskeletons, wearable external skeletons, are efficient solutions for tasks requiring movement or lifting objects with increased strength and endurance in the military and industrial...
chemical warfare agent

55
A DARPA program, developing a system for on-site neutralization of bulk stores of chemical warfare agents (CWA), has successfully demonstrated a waterless soil-scrubbing technology...
robot

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Boston Dynamics has officially unveiled its latest robot after footage leaked earlier in February showing the new design. Known as "Handle" the new research...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
counter-terror

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Two specialist UAVs designed specifically for counter-terror operations were showcased by the French company CM Drones at a recent international exhibition. The company promoted...
sniper rifle

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  Russia plans to equip its military sharpshooters with a new sniper rifle soon, the director of the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine Building...
technology

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By Arie Egozi The world is changing fast and defense technologies and the rules that are meant to control them are also very flexible. This fact...
first responders

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  Exoskeleton technologies are fulfilling new roles in the military, industrial, commercial and first-responder applications. Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton from...
thermal monocular

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The recently unveiled Pulsar Helion Thermal Monoculars have been getting attention in the thermal industry by setting the bar for feature-packed technologically advanced optics. According...
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

94
  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

75
  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...

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