Firearms

Firearms

Current explosive munition technology for precision strikes uses chemical explosive energy to form the jets and fragments. This is highly inefficient and requires precise...
automatic weapon

The US Army has recently awarded Textron and five other gunmakers a contract to build prototype weapons for its Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle...

Pilot training and air defense artillery training against shoulder-fired missiles and rocket launchers is about to change. The US Army inked a $500,000 contract...

German Army special units will be equipped with a lightweight, assault rifle-mounted laser light package specially designed to meet their need. Worth around €5...
firearms

During the past few years, we have been witnessing different technologies that are intended to enhance the future soldier’s capabilities in combat. There are...

Is China exaggerating the performance of its new rifle? China allegedly has a “laser assault rifle” that can fire a thousand shots at a...

US combat pilots currently have knives in their ejection survival packs, and, on occasion, a sidearm. A new weapon will provide better protection if...
cartridge

While homicide rate in the United States has been on the rise, case closure rates have declined. Firearms account for 7 in 10 homicides...
weapon

Personal Security Detail (PSD) military personnel in the US Army utilize pistols and rifles; however, there is a current operational need for additional concealability...
rifle

The next-gen Gilboa DBR-SNAKE 5.56x45mm rifle was exposed recently by Silver Shadow. It is the newest member of the Gilboa family of firearms, and...
friendly fire

Modern warfare, much of which takes place in densely populated areas, has led to an increase in friendly fire incidents. A new and surprising...
device

A new device can help soldiers stabilize their weapon and take the load off of their arms, like a third arm. The U.S. Army...
remote fire

The IDF has been advancing its use of unmanned vehicles for remote fire missions. In recent weeks, the IDF has successfully completed the first...
scope

One more step in the weapon upgrading of the US Marines. The corps has selected the scope for its newest sniper rifle ― The...
mass shooting

In mass shooting events, first responders often lose precious minutes trying to determine the location of the shooter. In the scramble to get out...
rifle-mounted system

A new portable system small enough to mount on a personal firearm provides its user with the ability to quickly locate the source of...
transparency

A new addition to an officer's gun will enable policemen to have more transparency with the public. Including their body cameras, police officers’ guns now...
special forces

The US Army will soon have snipers that can engage targets farther and machine guns that are more accurate and lethal than existing weapons....
vehicle

This Special Purposes All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV) manufactured by Oshkosh is lightweight and agile, with a modular design to meet a diverse range of mission...
assault rifles

The AK-12 and AK-15 assault rifles will replace older weapons in the Russian Armed Forces. The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed in January that it...
rifle

The British Army is upgrading its standard issue SA80 rifle to help prolong its life beyond 2025, according to the U.K. Ministry of Defense....
marksman rifle

After 9/11, the U.S. Army and Marines saw a need for a rifle that could reach out and hit targets at a greater distance...

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