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Nammo Says It Demonstrated 40mm Airburst Ammunition

Nammo has developed and demonstrated a 40mmx53 HV AirBurst round for the Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) Mk19 system, a candidate for the Anti-Defilade ammunition requirement from the U.S. Army, the company said on Wednesday....

US Army Struggles With War-Zone Inventory

As the Defense Department retrogrades mountains of equipment from Afghanistan, the US Army has failed to effectively report $419.5 million worth of equipment that may have gone missing, according to a recent DoD Inspector...

Turkish Vehicle Maker Prospering on Riot Threat

A Turkish vehicle maker has flourished with booming sales at home and abroad as governments fear social unrest and make use of the company’s anti-riot vehicles. …read more

Denel establishes new division

The South African state-owned defence group Denel has established a new division, Denel Integrated Systems and Maritime (DISM), the company announced on 26 November. The new division will incorporate the Denel Integrated Systems Solutions...

Samsung sells stake in defence businesses to Hanwha

The Samsung Group has announced plans to sell its stake in defence firm Samsung Techwin to fellow South Korean conglomerate Hanwha as part of continuing corporate restructuring. Samsung said in a notice to the...

Lockheed Martin announces New Zealand chief

Lockheed Martin announced on 26 November that retired Royal New Zealand Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Graham Lintott is to lead the company’s operations in New Zealand. The US corporation said that Lintott will become...

Nato forces to receive new Secure Venue Windows 8.1 Tablet

ViaSat has delivered the encryption for the new Secure Venue Windows 8.1 Tablet, which has been developed for use by Nato and the Five Eyes community, an intelligence-sharing group comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand,...

Combo MIL Sinewave Inverter / Charger

This one unit offers three functions: charging, UPS and AC-power. The sinewave inverter is designed to survive harsh environments anywhere in the world. …read more

General Dynamics, Smith & Wesson team up for modular gun

A General Dynamics subsidiary is teaming up with gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson to compete for the US Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) programme, the companies announced on 24 November. The army is looking...

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