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BAE IMX-101 Explosive Named a TIME Magazine Invention of the Year

BAE IMX-101 Explosive Named a TIME Magazine Invention of the Year

Kingsport TN: The U.S. Army’s explosive IMX-101, developed by BAE Systems, has been named one of “The 50 Best Inventions of 2010″ by TIME Magazine. The Army team at Picatinny Arsenal earlier this year approved IMX-101 as an effective replacement […]


N.Korea beefs up arsenal near border with South: report

N.Korea beefs up arsenal near border with South: report

Seoul: North Korea beefed up its military arsenal near its border with the South last year despite a severe economic downturn, a government source in Seoul was quoted as saying Sunday. The communist country deployed some 200 additional units of […]


North Korea fires artillery into sea as tensions rise

North Korea fires artillery into sea as tensions rise

Seoul: North Korea fired an artillery barrage Monday into waters near the disputed inter-Korean sea border as tensions rose over a South Korean naval exercise and the seizure of one of Seoul’s fishing boats. Seoul military officials said the North’s […]


IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

IMX-101 Explosive Approved to Replace TNT in US Army Artillery

ROCKVILLE, Md.: The U.S. Army has approved a new BAE Systems explosive as the first safer and effective alternative to replace TNT in artillery. The decision is a major step toward the production and use of a new family of […]


Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Sigma 30 Artillery Navigation And Pointing System Deployed

Villepinte, France: Developed and produced by Sagem, the Sigma 30 is a laser gyro land navigation and pointing system for artillery pieces, enabling highly accurate firing on short notice. Sagem has also set up a maintenance shop near New Delhi […]


IAI Presents Strikes – 122mm Precision Rocket

IAI Presents Strikes – 122mm Precision Rocket

Haifa, Israel: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil a series of effective and affordable weapon systems at this year’s Eurosatory Symposium and Exhibition in Paris. These systems share the common vision of affordability and precision, transforming “statistical” artillery into precision […]


Archer Artillery Gun System for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces

Archer Artillery Gun System for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces

KARLSKOGA, Sweden: BAE Systems has been awarded a £135 million ($200m) contract to commence series production of 48 Archer 155mm self-propelled artillery gun systems and their associated ammunition handling systems for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces. The first operational […]


First Fennek JFST Delivered to German Army

First Fennek JFST Delivered to German Army

MUNICH: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) handed over the first series-production vehicle of the Joint Fire Support Team (JFST) FENNEK to the German Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) and the Armed Forces at the artillery school in Idar-Oberstein on […]


US Donates Boats, Military Equipment to Pakistan

US Donates Boats, Military Equipment to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States recently donated a number of water trucks, field artillery cannon and patrol boats to the Pakistani government, according to U.S. State Department news releases. Four water trucks were provided to the Pakistani Army’s special services group […]


 
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