Weapons

Weapons

Chemical and biological materials pose a threat to urban environments, whether spread maliciously or accidentally. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and...
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The US Air Force is integrating a new GPS simulator for weapons testing under electronic warfare — jamming — environments. The move is part...
counter terror technologies

Mass shootings have become a critical problem in the US. 611 mass shootings occurred in the US in 2020, a 47% increase from 2019,...
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GNSS spoofing has become a growing security threat. This type of attack is a malicious attempt to alter a user's global navigation satellite system...
rescue simulator

In the event of a disaster, first responder teams can be faced with the challenge of searching for survivors, and in situations such as...

A new high-energy laser system has been unveiled by Rheinmetall. The portable Skyranger 30 HEL air defense system boasts a combination of a 30...
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The ability to recover assets after a chemical agent attack and rapidly resume normal operations is a military priority. An innovative coating that can...
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Saudi Arabia is manufacturing ballistic missiles with China’s help, according to a U.S. intelligence assessment reported on Dec. 23 by CNN. Although Riyadh previously...

Now, more than ever, air and missile defense fulfill a critical role in the security of nations. The most prominent experts on air and...
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Controversy over the fate of an advanced headset project for the US Army, combining high-resolution night, thermal, and soldier-borne sensors. While a report by Business...

The US Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) is “not operationally effective” for combat or engagement, security cooperation and deterrence missions against near-peer threats...
electronic spectrum

In uncontrolled environments, secure communications can be jeopardized by RF signals that are almost impossible to manually find and identify in real-time. New technology...

Now, more than ever, air and missile defense fulfill a critical role in the security of nations. The most prominent experts on air and...

Computing capabilities are now available for tactical firearms. A new weapon system will turn any rifle of any caliber with a low power variable...
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Innovative sensing and remote operation are required by the UK defense establishment. The technology of telexistence enables a person to have a real-time sensation...

A game-changer situational awareness system for combat vehicles is being developed by Defensphere, an Estonian-Croatian company. The Vegvisir system is designed to provide armored...

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...
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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...
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...
night vision injection

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA wants to develop enhanced, less bulky night-vision goggles. 10 organizations were selected for this mission. “Current night...
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The US Army has been investing in potential replacements for its aging combat weapons for many years. However, to fully maximize the capabilities of...