Firearms

Firearms

Photo illus. active shooter training - U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. DVIDS

Following the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and mainly the weak response by police who didn't move in to kill...
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,...

Computing capabilities are now available for tactical firearms. A new weapon system will turn any rifle of any caliber with a low power variable...

The US Army will select its Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) rifle and automatic rifle supplier in the last quarter of this year. The...

Units of the French Special Operations Command will be the first military force to adopt the latest  FN ENVOLYS machine gun. The weapon was...
counter terror technologies

Some 40 percent of adult Americans live in a gun-owning household, according to the Pew Research Center. As federal lawmakers remain deadlocked on any...
Photo illust. US Marines Corps

The US Army has been investing in potential replacements for its aging combat weapons for many years. However, to fully maximize the capabilities of...
Photo illus. soldiers by US National Archives

Turkish defense manufacturer Aselsan configured its Stabilized Advanced Remote Weapon Platform (SARP) to fire the ATOM 40mm high-velocity airburst grenade, after completing integration and...

The modern capability of connecting sensors to shooters (weapons) replaces the manual static configuration of separate tactical networks and limited internetworking capabilities.  The U.S. military...

Nammo Raufoss in Norway is working on a drone-mounted M72 concept. The M72 is a 66mm caliber single-use light anti-tank weapon effective against a...

The US Army’s new rifle for ground infantry squads has been designed to close the gap between the rifleman and the highly trained sniper....

An augmented reality training platform unveiled recently enables exercising troops to see enemies and engage them with small arms fire. SRCE, developed by InVeris Training...
underwater

For the first time, British special forces have been equipped with a pistol that can kill enemy divers ­underwater from more than 30m. UK’s Special...

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

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

ShotSpotter gunshot detection system promises to alert authorities to gunfire in virtually real-time, while simultaneously pinpointing the spot where the shots were fired. The...

Russian defense manufacturer Kalashnikov announced that the AK-12 assault rifle will become the new basic weapon for Russian troops. “The AK-12 has served as...

The US army vision calls for linking “every sensor” to “any shooter.” Shortening sensor-to-shooter data transmission times is a major challenge.  Rainmaker, a US Army...

The Lebedev pistol is the latest combat small arms gun developed by the Kalashnikov Group. A super-compact modification of the latest Lebedev pistol is...
organized crime

Illegal weapons play a key role in many of the most violent crimes. This is why combatting this crime is one of the key...