Weapons

Weapons

Robot dogs can perform nice tricks, running, climbing stairs, etc. Now, they can also carry weapons. Sword Defense Systems has presented a precision rifle...

Capturing digital images is the first step toward delivering data fusion and augmented reality technology that will transform how warfighters perceive the battlespace in...
critical infrastructure

When the 2001 anthrax attacks occurred in the US, “critical infrastructure sectors were caught unaware and unprepared.” For several weeks, letters containing anthrax spores...

Automatic guns provide continuous firepower. Washington DC District authorities say assailants have found a new way to boost their firepower by using small, illegal...
lidar sensing

Drone-based light detection and ranging (LiDAR) systems are being used by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians for 3D mapping.  Six LiDAR systems were delivered to...
Samson weapon station photo by RAFAEL

Rafael is unveiling its newly enhanced SAMSON 30mm Integrated Remote Weapons Station (RWS) for Light Vehicles. With a combination of advanced, reliable, and effective...

Urban canyons — with their high vertical structures, tight spaces, and limited lines of sight — constrain military communications, mobility, and tactics. Unmanned air...

The proliferation of electronic devices designed to interfere with Global Positioning System signals is a problem for the Pentagon and for many industries that...
unmanned systems conference

By Or Shalom In recent years, the threat of unmanned aerial vehicles on critical infrastructures and vessels has been a growing security challenge. The use...

Wearable technology promises to make significant changes to how soldiers report information. Today, units in the field must call in everything, filing verbal reports...
Photo illust. US Air Force

US Army’s snipers successfully tested the new generation MK-22 Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) during exercises to clear it for fielding. Tailored to meet mission requirements,...
monitoring

Accurate, proactive monitoring has long been recognized as key to preventing injury and mortality in personnel exposed to a wide range of harmful conditions...
situational awarness

A new navigation device that will enable warfighters to better shoot, move and communicate in a GPS degraded environment, could replace the legacy handheld...
forensic

In the last three years, an average of more than 10 dangerous mail or package incidents per day are responded to by either the...
fighter aircraft

A new autonomous aircraft could become the next-generation of drones that accompany manned planes into battle. Northrop Grumman has unveiled the stealthy jet Model...

Identifying the forces at the battlefield, differentiating friendly forces from the enemy, is a crucial capability. Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) systems provide time-critical insights that...

The need to support ground forces in the field to carry out various missions while minimizing threats to soldiers' lives accelerates the development of...

A new patent file reveals innovative research by the US Army in the field of anti-reflective coating, inspired by nature. In addition to improving...

fire porNew military uniform nanocoatings can add fire and UV-light protection and chemical recognition capabilities to uniforms. In a NATO-funded research, Jaime Grunlan, from the...
anti-jamming

Missions and lives depend on warfighters' ability to find their way in unfamiliar and unpredictable territory. A new GPS receiver receives the new M-code...

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will supply naval warfare systems to a Southeast Asian country. The company has been awarded a contract worth approximately $80...

Another step toward the fielding of a US Navy and Army co-designed common hypersonic missile. The US Navy has conducted a second-stage solid rocket...