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September 29, 2016
UV Lens for Smart Ballistics System
Chesham, UK (SPX) Sep 26, 2016
Resolve Optics has designed an optimised AR coated, 10.5mm diameter UV lens for an automatic return fire system to be used in conjunction with a solar blind filter stack operating over a bandwidth of 240 to 280 nm. An automatic return fire system or gunfire locator is a system that detects, conveys and automatically returns a ballistic response to the location of gunfire or other weapon fire using optical and other types of sensors. These systems are being developed for military and law enforcemen ... read more

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US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites

TeleCommunications Systems continues USMC satellite services

N. Korea soldier defects to S. Korea across border

Unmanned air and sea vehicles coordinate together

US-Philippines military alliance 'ironclad': Pentagon chief

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Air Force orders more Paveway II bomb kits
Lockheed Martin is to provide the U.S. Air Force with follow-on production Paveway II Plus Laser Guided Bomb kits under a $87 million contract. ... more
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U.S. Army developing new hand grenade
A new, multipurpose hand grenade is being developed by engineers at the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey, the U.S. Army reports. ... more
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Paramount unveils new infantry fighting vehicles
A new family of infantry combat vehicles has been unveiled in South Africa by the Paramount Group. ... more
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BAE to upgrade and repair Brazilian M109A5 Howitzers
BAE Systems Land and Armaments has been awarded a $53.8 million U.S. Army contract for work on Brazilian M109A5 Howitzers. ... more
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Russian military hardware put to the test in 'battles' in the Moscow region
The combat capabilities of modern Russian military equipment were shown off to the public during the Army 2016 International Military and Technical Forum, held on Sept. 9-11 in the Moscow Region. ... more
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First GMLRS warhead rolls off production line
The first Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System, or GMLRS, Alternative Warhead rocket has rolled off Lockheed Martin's production line in Camden, Ark., the company reported Tuesday. ... more
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Protective additive for Army combat uniforms being developed
A multifunctional, nanoengineered chemical finish for possible use in U.S. Army combat uniforms is to be developed by an Arkansas technology company. ... more
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Concern Kalashnikov debuts new sniper rifle
Concern Kalashnikov debuted its new VSV-338 high-precision sniper rifle this week during Russia's Army 2016 International Military and Technical Forum, the company announced. ... more
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BAE debuts CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in Australia
BAE Systems is debuting its CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in Australia this week at the Land Forces 2016 Exhibition, the company said. ... more
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Airbus Defence opens new German logistics center
Airbus Defence and Space has opened a new logistics center in Bremen, Germany, the company announced Wednesday. ... more
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BAE receives $14 million Bradley vehicle contract modification
BAE Systems Land and Armaments LP has received a $14 million U.S. Army contract modification for support on the Bradley family of vehicles. ... more
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Rockwell Collins debuts helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System
Rockwell Collins debuted its new combat helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System for troops on Tuesday. ... more
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Zel Technologies gets $165 million counter IED contract
Zel Technologies has been awarded a max $165 million Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency contract to research and develop counter-IED technologies. ... more
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US Army gives combat medics new type of tourniquet
Throughout the history of modern warfare, countless wounded fighters have been saved from bleeding to death by tourniquets - the straps or ties that wrap around a damaged limb and staunch hemorrhaging. ... more
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Saab supplying simulators for Polish military academy
Fully instrumented laser-based Tactical Engagement Simulation Systems are to be delivered to Poland by Saab of Sweden. ... more
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Lithuania orders more rifles, grenade launchers
The Lithuanian military is procuring additional G-36 rifles and 40mm under-barrel grenade launchers from Germany's Heckler & Koch GmbH. ... more
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Lockheed Martin gets $147 million for U.S. Army trainer systems
Lockheed Martin has received a $147 million contract modification for work on the U.S. Army's close combat tactical trainer. ... more
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Bras, tanks and guns: Norway's women join the draft
They sweat together, they sleep together: in the name of gender equality, Norway has introduced compulsory military service for women, even bunking them in mixed dorms with their brothers-in-arms. ... more
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New 155mm artillery round on way
A new 155mm artillery round with extended range is being developed by the U.S. Army. ... more
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Lithuania buys German combat vehicles in major arms deal
Lithuania on Monday signed a deal for German-made armoured vehicles intended to boost its defence capabilities, as it seeks to allay concerns of a military resurgence of Russia on its doorstep. ... more
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Pelican BioThermal intros blood carrier for troops
A critical-care blood transport container for soldiers on the battlefield has been launched by Minnesota-headquartered Pelican BioThermal. ... more
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Lithuania receives surplus vehicles from the Netherlands
Lithuania is touting its bilateral military partnership with the Netherland, which has resulted in the procurement of surplus military vehicles. ... more
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Prison-made US combat helmets endangered soldiers: report
Defective combat helmets produced for the US military using prison labor in Texas put soldiers' lives at risk, according to a report released Wednesday by a Justice Department watchdog agency. ... more
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U.K. launches $1 billion defense technology initiative
The U.K. Ministry of Defense on Friday announced a defense innovation initiative seeking to accelerate technology and change the ministry's creative culture. ... more
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