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Raytheon Test Fires Enhanced Anti-Tank Weapon System

Raytheon Test Fires Enhanced Anti-Tank Weapon System

Raytheon Company successfully completed an initial round of live-fire testing with a new U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system. The upgraded, highly mobile, anti-armor LAV-AT weapon system is designed to protect reconnaissance and light infantry. Its […]


Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM

Fort Campbell air warriors light up Oklahoma sky with C-RAM

A loudspeaker blared “incoming, incoming, incoming” and Soldiers immediately dropped to the ground. A Counter — Rocket, Artillery and Mortar gun whirred as the weapon system tracked the threat. A four-second burst from the Gatling-type gun filled the air with […]


HK 40mm Grenade Launcher – SHOT Show 2013

HK 40mm Grenade Launcher – SHOT Show 2013

HK 40mm Grenade Launcher – SHOT Show 2013

The HK Grenade Machine Gun (GMG) is based on the Mk19 grenade launcher but is highly evolved. The targeting…


US Army Orders Additional Carl-Gustaf Weapon System

US Army Orders Additional Carl-Gustaf Weapon System

Defence and security company Saab has signed a new contract with the U.S. Army for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. This marks the second time the U.S. Army has bought the 84mm recoilless rifle system to equip its forces. […]


Raytheon to debut target-seeking BattleGuard at US Army Conference

Raytheon to debut target-seeking BattleGuard at US Army Conference

Modular, cost-effective remote weapon station for combat vehicles Raytheon Company will unveil its BattleGuard modular weapon system at the U.S. Army 2012 Maneuver Conference, which runs Sept. 18-19. BattleGuard is an integrated Electro-Optical Infrared and visible sensor with a weapon […]


Marine Ospreys showcase new weapon system

Marine Ospreys showcase new weapon system

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit has a new, unique weapon to add to its MV-22 Ospreys – capable of firing 3,000 rounds per minute. The 24th MEU’s Aviation Combat Element, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), received and mounted several […]


FY 2013 Program Acquisition Costs by Weapon System

FY 2013 Program Acquisition Costs by Weapon System

The combined capabilities and performance of U.S. weapons systems are unmatched throughout the world, ensuring that our military forces have the advantage over any adversary. The DoD (FY) 2013 acquisition funding request totals $178.8 billion, of which $109.1 billion is […]


Weapon system trainer to save taxpayer’s dollars

Weapon system trainer to save taxpayer’s dollars

The first official KC-135 Stratotanker Boom Operator Weapon System Trainer in Air Mobility Command, slated to save the Air Force millions annually, opened during a ceremony Jan. 9 here. Training boom operators to perform in-flight refueling requires a tanker and […]


Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Martin received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates. The contract is the first Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of […]


 
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