Ammo and Munitions

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Ripsaw UGV Can Reload Itself in a Fight

Army weapons officials recently showed off its latest effort at arming an unmanned vehicle to keep soldiers safer on the battlefield. The Ripsaw unmanned ground…



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Army to Rename XM25 Airburst Weapon

U.S. Army weapons officials predict that the long-awaited XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement weapon will be ready for fielding by late 2014. The weapon will…


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BAE Tests New Smart Munition

  BAE Systems and United Technologies Corporation recently completed a successful guided flight test of the Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile at White Sands Missile Range,…


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Natick Touts ‘Ironman’ Milestone

Military.com just posted an item in the Army news section that highlights the results of Natick’s forward operational assessment of the Large Capacity Ammunition Carriage…


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More Precision for Navy Guns

U.S. Navy combat ships equipped with 5-inch guns are about to get more lethal. Next fall, ATK will begin delivering the new Multi-Option Fuze, Navy,…



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X95 rifle gets new conversion kit

Israel Weapon Industries has introduced a new conversion kit for its X95 assault rifle, allowing operators to now choose between 5.45mm, 5.56mm and 9mm ammunition….


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MBDA Missile Could Counter Swarm Boats

FARNBOROUGH, England — MBDA thinks it has an answer to counter the threat of swarm boats that have concerned naval learders since small Iranian attack…



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Video: Flamethrowers, Syrian Rebel Style

It’s been a while since we’ve shown you any videos featuring the makeshift weapons used by rebels fighting dictators in the Middle East. Well, we’ve…


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How to Sneak a Claymore Onto a Flight

Well, this is embarrasing. In addition to patting down harmless old ladies and small children in the name of security, the TSA is also really…


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Missiles That Matter

Here’s our quick mention of the North Korean Rocket fail — that made everyone angry — yesterday. Yup, the big, what turned out to be…




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Sandia’s New Smart Bullet

In case you haven’t seen it, Sandia National Labs is working on a self-guided bullet for small arms that can hit targets a mile away….


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USAF’s Big Penetrator Needs to Be Harder

Yup, the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) needs to be harder, according to anonymous Pentagon sources cited in a Wall Street Journal article. A series of…


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Boeing’s Mystery Missile

Could this be the secret new strike weapons Boeing executives told a bunch of us reporters the company was working on during the Farnborough air…