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Israel and US Complete David’s Sling Weapon System Intercept Test Series

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete...
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Railgun Pictures

What Is It? The EM Railgun launcher is a long-range weapon that fires projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants. Magnetic fields created by high...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...