Ammunition

Ammunition

U.S Army New Generation Guns, Photo by Sig Sauer

As part of a $20 million deal with Sig Sauer, the US military is replacing its M4 rifle and M249 automatic squad weapons with...
A-UGV Mission Master SP

A Rheinmetall A-UGV successfully completed a variety of complex tasks during a live-fire drill held in April for delegations from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark,...
Photo illus. US DoD

The US Air Force is integrating a new GPS simulator for weapons testing under electronic warfare — jamming — environments. The move is part...
photo illus. drone by Pixabay

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels continue to target vital energy infrastructure sites with unmanned aerial vehicles. The rebels claimed responsibility for a deadly drone attack in...

The increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles, primarily by Iranian-backed groups, to spread terror throughout the Middle East, has been demonstrated in a recent...

France’s Ministry of Armed Forces announced that one of its MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drones successfully executed its first airstrike in an “operational setting.” The...

The US Marine Corps will be equipped with new aerial loitering munition systems. The HERO-120 Organic Precision Fires-Mounted (OPF-M) systems will be integrated into...
illuminating flare

Tactical illumination enhances target detection and identification by providing an artificial light that illuminates the battlefield using visible or infrared light. Northrop Grumman will provide...
ammunition

The US Army is looking for alternatives to 5.56mm weapons. New composite cartridge provides “significant logistical advantages over traditional brass-cased ammunition and gives end...
Photo-illust.-Abrams-tank-US-Marine-Corps-Wikimedia

The top part of tanks and other armored vehicles is generally their most vulnerable area. This is the reason why the U.S. Army is...

A series of shoulder-fired recoilless grenade launchers will be developed for the US market by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) and Germany-based...

A family of multirotor loitering munitions, the QX range has been unveiled by a UAE-based company, EDGE. Built to launch in any environment or...
tank connectivity

Technology, networking, and unmanned systems are expanding the potential combat applications of a powerful tank, multiplying its warfare impact. The Abrams main battle tank...

US Army researchers use a drone-based multi-sensor system to enable standoff detection of explosive hazards using machine learning techniques.  Augmented reality (AR) overlays will be...
mines

Most conventional landmine detectors are based on detecting the electromagnetic signature of the mine itself, which can easily be confused with other buried metal...

A US Air Force project is designed to build data links that enable semi-autonomous weapons to ‘swarm’ a target. The new munitions being designed...
MQ-9

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be one of the most dynamic growth sectors of the world aerospace industry this decade, according to a market...

Russia has made a significant step toward the deployment of its first fully-operational armed drone. A Russian unmanned aerial vehicle, the Orion, has recently...

The events of 2020 have certainly demonstrated the risks of trying to accurately predict upcoming events. However, it can still be insightful to try...

The United Kingdom’s military is expected to embark on a new armed drone program following Azerbaijan’s victory over Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. UK...

A new technology will enable long-range precision fires, one of the U.S. Army’s key priorities, and significantly extend the range of the military’s current...

Both Russia and China have been advancing the development of suicide drone technologies, presenting serious challenges to military forces around the world. The Russian military...