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Despite Hackers, DOD Retains Faith In Weapon Systems

Despite Hackers, DOD Retains Faith In Weapon Systems

WASHINGTON — The United States military has “complete faith that our systems are secure and reliable,” a Pentagon spokesman said here today. The military is always concerned about cybersecurity and the chances of losing information to other nations, Army Col. […]


Oman Requests F-16 A/C Weapon Systems

Oman Requests F-16 A/C Weapon Systems

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 11 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman for a number of F-16 A/C weapon systems, as well as associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of […]


Pentagon: Autonomy in Weapon Systems

Pentagon: Autonomy in Weapon Systems

The Department of Defense issued a new Directive last week establishing DoD policy for the development and use of autonomous weapons systems. An autonomous weapon system is defined as “a weapon system that, once activated, can select and engage targets […]


New Order for Saab’s Carl Gustav Weapon System

New Order for Saab’s Carl Gustav Weapon System

Defence and security company Saab have signed a contract on further deliveries of components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order has a total value of MSEK 313 and comprises components for ammunition to the latest version of the […]


MBDA Unveils Vision of UAV Weapon Systems of the Future

MBDA Unveils Vision of UAV Weapon Systems of the Future

At the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, MBDA is unveiling an innovative concept weapon system for 2030, CVS301 VIGILUS. VIGILUS is a suite of future strike weapons for UAVs that provides a revolutionary close air support capability to battlefield UAVs. Allowing […]


US Special Operations Command Orders Carl-Gustaf Weapon Systems

US Special Operations Command Orders Carl-Gustaf Weapon Systems

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the U.S. Special Operations Command to supply additional Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems and ammunition. The order has a total value of MUSD 25.8 (approx MSEK 187). Delivery will take place […]


GAO: Pentagon Mishandles SAR Reports to Congress

GAO: Pentagon Mishandles SAR Reports to Congress

DOD’s reports to Congress on estimated weapon system O&S costs are often inconsistent and sometimes unreliable, limiting visibility needed for effective oversight of these costs. The SAR statute requires that life-cycle cost reporting for major weapon systems be uniform, to […]


PEO Ground Combat Systems talks weapon systems modernization

PEO Ground Combat Systems talks weapon systems modernization

WARREN, Mich.: Scott Davis, Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems, and his management team led the PEO GCS panel discussion for industry leaders Tuesday at the 2010 NDIA Combat Vehicle Conference. Davis recognized the valuable contributions of the industrial […]


Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

Army awards contract for upgraded sniper weapon system

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J.: A recently awarded weapons contract means Army snipers can expect to see an improved rifle, with an extended range, in the field by Christmas. The Army’s Program Executive Office Soldier recently awarded Remington Arms Company a contract […]


 
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