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Raytheon’s Excalibur S Undergoes First Successful Live Fire Test

The Excalibur S is a 155mm munition with a dual guidance system. The variant is built on the highly effective Excalibur 155 mm projectile. The new munition is  GPS-guided ;with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) and a semi-active … Continue reading

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BAE’s Q-Warrior Closer To Primetime.

  As battlefield objectives become more specific, the need for precision increases correspondingly. The successful kinetic operation needs a greater level of accuracy if we are to avoid collateral damage, fratricide and maintain the good will of indigenous people. So, … Continue reading

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EADS-BAE Merger Falls Apart.

A history making merger that could have created an aerospace giant on par with Boeing has collapsed amidst bickering and finger pointing between the U.K., France and Germany. Although there were investor concerns about maximization of shareholder value, the inclination … Continue reading

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EADS & BAE Systems In Merger Talks

By: Sal Palma Two of Europe’s largest defense contractors, EADS and BAE Systems, have entered merger negotiations, which if approved would result in a European defense giant on par with Boeing. The €38 billion deal would alter the global defense industry … Continue reading

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Eurosatory 2012


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Special Operations Force (SOF) Land Mobility

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Day Two


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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS®)

I admit to having a fond place in my heart for BAE Systems; it’s rare to find a company of its size with as much creativity and entrepreneurship. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System or APKWS is but one example … Continue reading

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BAE Systems OASYS Secures Deal To Supply USSOCOM With SkeeterIR®

 BAE Systems announced yesterday , April 11, 2012, that it has been awarded an $11 million contract to provide USSOCOM with its mini weapon mountable IR monocular,  SkeeterIR®. The SkeeterIR uses a Wilcox interface so it can be mounted to the helmet … Continue reading

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