Category Archives: Weapons Systems

Orbital ATK Demonstrates Counter UAS Technologies

Orbital ATK recently participated in the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX) at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. The event allowed soldiers to use counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) technologies during a series of demonstrations to provide feedback on how these systems performed and could potentially help fill capability gaps for short range air defense. Continue reading

Russia Blew Up Syria Drone Terrorists with Laser-Guided Artillery

The Russian military says it used 152mm Krasnopol laser-guided artillery shells to kill the individuals responsible for mass drone attacks on its Khmeimim air base and Tartus naval base in Syria and to destroy the workshop where militants assembled and stored the unmanned aircraft. Continue reading

UVision Successfully Demonstrates Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System

UVision Air Ltd. has successfully demonstrated the Hero-400EC extended-range loitering system for a strategic customer. The demonstration, which took place in southern Israel in December 2017, proved the tracking and lock-on capabilities of the system using a moving vehicle and a human target in various operational scenarios as well as its mission-abort capabilities. The ability to strike a target with exceptional precision was also demonstrated. Continue reading

Turkey’s ‘Kamikaze Drone’ is Ready for Action

Turkey’s “kamikaze drone” series, a prominent product of the Turkish defense industry, is getting ready to go to the field. İsmail Demir, the Undersecretary of Defense Industry (SSM) and Chairman of Defense Technologies Engineering (STM), told Anadolu Agency that the “kamikaze drone,” developed by STM and exhibited for the first time at the 13th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) in May, has begun mass production. Continue reading