Weapons

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2 Navy Helicopters Join South Korea Ferry Search

Two U.S. Navy helicopters began assisting Thursday morning in the search for survivors of a ferry that sank off the southwestern tip of South Korea a day earlier.

Almost 290 people, many of them high school students on a school… Full Story


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Army Looks Beyond Armor to Upgrade Vehicle Fleet

The Army is designing a new vehicle-mounted Active Protection System that can identify, track and destroy a wide range of incoming enemy fire to include rocket propelled grenades and anti-tank missiles, service officials said. It wants an APS that can… Full Story


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Syrian rebels aim to use chemical weapons, blame Damascus

The armed Syrian opposition has got their hands on chemical weapons, the report by DamPress claims the opposition group in possession of the weapons is being trained in its use inside Turkey. No further detail on the alleged conspiracy is… Full Story


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Russian Arms Trafficker Viktor Bout Gets 25 Years in US Prison

A federal judge in New York Thursday sentenced Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout to 25 years in prison for conspiring to sell weapons to a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist group based in Colombia.

U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin could have… Full Story


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Saab To Deliver Carl Gustaff System To U.S. Army

Saab has received a contract from the US Army and the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the delivery of 126 Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems.

Under the contract, Saab will supply 84mm recoilless rifles to help troops in effectively engaging… Full Story


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Russia Continues Arms Deliveries To Iran

Russia has sold and delivered a set of mobile radar blockers to Iran, and is in negotiations to send more. Moscow does not believe that the delivery conflicts with the sanction regime on the Islamic state, an official said Tuesday.

The… Full Story


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Hypothetical War-Planning Tablet Does Everything But Shoot

The AAI Corporation’s unnamed two-by-three-foot war-planning tablet is predicted by the company to be the primary tool of battlefield commanders in the near future.

On the tablet is a map of a hypothetical warzone in which a commander is able… Full Story


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Saab’s Electronic Defense System Will Be Able To Seek And Destroy Incoming Missiles

“You basically have three options when a rocket propelled grenade or missile is headed for your truck,” writes Spencer Ackerman of wired.com, “you can steer it out of the way. You can hope the truck’s armor plates are strong enough… Full Story


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Air Force Developing Sci-Fi Worthy Microwave Weapons!

The U.S. military has long been known to work on sci-fi worthy weapons that can damage an enemy’s electronics without actually causing any physical damage. And while it sounds like it could be an interesting concept taken from an Isaac… Full Story


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The Future Of Ammunition?

The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has been testing a new type of ammunition that could potentially have a significant impact on logistics and for soldiers on the ground. This new ammunition, made by the aerospace company Mac LLC, is… Full Story