Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Demonstration

Metal Storm, ARLINGTON: Metal Storm Limited today announced the successful test firing of the Advanced Individual Combat Weapon (AICW) Capability Technology Demonstrator at the...

Iraqi mortar crews build confidence, prepare for Operation Iron Lion

Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, conducted a mortar live fire exercise at Destiny Range in Ninewa province, Iraq,...

Russia’s MoD to Overhaul BMP-2 IFVs

Russia's Ministry of Defense (MoD) is partially overhauling its fleet of BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), according to a source in the indigenous defense...

Army Testing Diesel-Electric Truck

ARLINGTON, Va.: The Army is now testing a new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, or HEMTT A3 -– a 35,000-pound, diesel-electric-powered truck able to...

New Minister Gives Mixed Review to Army Reform

Swiss Defence Minister Ueli Maurer says it will take up to five years to set straight shortcomings from an ongoing major reorganisation of...

Coalition Transfers 4,000th Humvee to Iraqi Government

US Department of Defense, TAJI, Iraq: Coalition members transferred the 4,000th armored Humvee to the Iraqi government Jan. 25 as part of a program...

Finnish Border Guard Orders Three AW119 Ke Helicopters

AgustaWestland, AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Finnish Border Guard has chosen the AW119 Ke as its new helicopter to sustain its fleet...

‘Big Red One’ aviators implement new survival training scenario

Aviators from the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, tested a new self-extraction training scenario designed to save lives in the most dire...

Agency to Reduce Budget for Recovery Tank

, The Defense Acquisition Program Agency said on Friday (Nov. 24) that it will replace an imported component used in the K-1 recovery tank...

Uncontrolled Weapons Across Africa Imperiling Governments, Societies, say Experts

http://www.voanews.com/english/2004-12-28-voa43.cfm, It is estimated there are some 30 million handguns and other small arms in sub-Saharan Africa, with the vast majority of them in...