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FCS – Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS)

The FCS Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS) program is divided into two major subgroups of sensing systems: Tactical-UGS (T-UGS), which includes Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)-UGS and Chemical,...

Javelin Anti-tank Guided Missile

Javelin is an American man-portable anti-tank guided missile. It is a "fire and forget" system which utilises a top-attack flight profile against armoured vehicles...

C-5 Galaxy

IntroductionThe gigantic C-5 Galaxy, with its tremendous payload capability, provides the Air Mobility Command intertheater airlift in support of United States national defense. The...

Types of Triggers: An Overview

Trigger actions (not to be confused with the operating mechanism which loads and unloads the firearm) are classes that categorise triggers according to how...

AGM-84D Harpoon Missile

Introduction The AGM-84D Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system. Its low-level, sea-skimming cruise trajectory, active radar guidance and warhead design assure high survivability...

B-2 SPIRIT

Introduction The B-2 Spirit is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. A dramatic leap forward in technology, the bomber represents...

Archer-Class Submarines, RSN

The Archer-class submarines (ex-Royal Swedish Navy's Vaastergotland-class submarines) were designed and built by the Swedish company, Kockums AB, as single-hull, double compartment submarines optimised...

C-130 HERCULES

IntroductionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is...

Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme TUHP 149

The TUHP 149 is the AgustaWestland candidate for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme (TUHP). It is a new generation 8.1 ton medium lift helicopter...

AH-1W Cobra

Introduction The AH-1 Cobra, usually called the "Huey Cobra", is an attack helicopter, designed by Bell Helicopter Textron. It shares a common engine, transmission and...