Weapons

Weapons

bunker buster bomb

  The United States Air Force has awarded Boeing with a $21.6 million contract to supply and maintain the GBU-57 Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP). Also...
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Stun grenades are a non-lethal weapon used by law enforcement, SWAT teams and military servicemen in order to temporarily disorient a suspect’s or an...

Military forces of different countries across the globe have increased the use of military wearables to enhance the warfighting capabilities of their soldiers. The...

An advanced version of a new lightweight machine gun has been unveiled. The next generation weapon, after undergone a substantial number of modifications to...
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A new heads-up technology will revolutionize the way soldiers prepare for future wars. The US Army’s new battlefield heads-up display, the Integrated Visual Augmentation...
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Soldiers can get improved capabilities for identifying and neutralising the enemy, thanks to a network of connected sensors utilising cloud technology embedded within biometric...
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Soldiers of the Royal Thai King’s Guard were spotted carrying Israeli Tavor assault rifles during the coronation ceremonies of the new King of Thailand.. The...
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Russia’s Defense Ministry has decided not to buy a Russian new generation sniper rifle, called the Tochnost. The sniper rifle, based on the ORSIS...
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The sound of gunshots, explosions, and blasts at the battlefield don’t just prevent soldiers from hearing their commanding officer, they also reduce their overall...

Research found that when an explosion starts, it requires a reaction speed of 120-150 milliseconds to halt it. After an explosion is detected, gas...
guided projectile

    Weapon systems manufacturer, Raytheon, has revealed that the U.S. Navy has quietly conducted ground tests of a precision-guided projectile usually fired from Army cannons. The...

Thanks to new machine-learning tools, researchers and police departments can use behavioral data to find the earliest signs an officer may be flouting policy...
counter UAV

  A Belarus-based company has announced the development of a mobile Counter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle jammer. The Groza-P2 C-UAV system, developed by KB Radar, will...
chemical threat

  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is now testing new chemical sensors that can assist easily detecting nuclear, biological, chemical, radioactive, and explosive...
thermal detection

Today more than ever military forces and opposition groups are using night vision sensors and thermal devices. Detection by thermal imaging is an emerging...

New pistol ammunition has been selected for the U.S. Army’s 9mm Modular Handgun System (MHS), the M17. While the original Request For Proposal (RFP)...

Warfare in subterranean areas can be a perilous challenge. Subterranean settings can be dangerous to explore because of visual, technical, or environmental challenges. Personnel,...

Remote human performance monitoring is the focus of a new development. For athletes or people with health conditions, an immediate physical “status update” would...
Urban Warfare

  The US Marine Corps is planning to launch a multi-year urban-combat operations experiment this summer. The service is asking defense firms and universities to...

At a time when military forces are preparing for an era of urban warfare, a new technology could fulfil an important capability gap for...

Torpedo-killing torpedoes can be a real option. The absence of radar detection underwater removes the option of computing near-real-time flight paths needed so one...

U.S. Special Operations Command soldiers will soon have new helmets, designed to provide ballistic protection and accommodate the newest hearing protection and head-mounted communications...

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