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Saab and Raytheon Complete Successful Test Firings of Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition

Saab and U.S. defence company Raytheon have successfully completed a series of guided flight tests for the shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition, featuring a semi-active laser guidance system. The tests were performed at the Mile-High Range in Sierra Blanca, Texas, United States and at Saab Bofors Test Centre in Karlskoga, Sweden. The test firings in […]

Australia Short-Lists Rheinmetall and Hanwha for A$10B Land 400 Program

The Morrison Government’s multi-billion dollar investment to replace Army’s current fleet of mobility and reconnaissance vehicles is taking another significant step forward, with Hanwha Defense Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia invited to participate in the next stage of evaluation. The LAND 400 Phase 3 Program will replace the M113 Armoured Personnel Carriers providing the Army […]

US Army Futures teaming with industry on advanced robotics, sensors

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND: Army Futures Command is soliciting industry for information on emerging technologies in robotics and sensors to enhance the targeting capabilities of Army small tactical units. Researchers are in the initial stages of the Smart Targeting Environment for Lower Level Assets, or STELLA, program that will enable Soldiers to operationalize robotics to rapidly […]

Two dead in explosion at Russian military base

Two people died in an explosion at a military base in the Russian far north Thursday that caused a brief spike in radiation, the second accident to hit the country’s facilities in a week. An explosion occurred during testing of a liquid propellant jet engine at the base near the Arctic, causing equipment to catch […]