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Saab found a customer for its new AT4 CS ER rocket launcher
 
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Defence and security company Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new AT4 CS ER (Confined Space Extended Range) and the AT4 CS HP (Confined Space High Penetration). Deliveries will take place during 2018.The new AT4 CS ER takes the well-proven anti-armour capability of the AT4 family and extends the effective range to 600 m. With this order Saab has secured its second contract for the new AT4 CS ER version.
 

Russian company Kalashnikov wants to finish PL-14 pistol tests before 2018
 
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The Kalashnikov Corporation, the producer of the famous Kalashnikov assault rifle and a subsidiary of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec, is planning to complete the trials of the advanced Lebedev PL-14 pistol before the yearend, Corporation CEO Alexei Krivoruchko told TASS.
 

Russian Army Chemical combat units will receive new CBRN protective kits
 
Russian Army Chemical combat units will receive new CBRN protective kits 640 001 The Russian Army Chemical Corps and the regiments being activated to conduct man-made and natural disaster relief operations at the Defense Ministry’s installations will be issued protective kits that will afford the wearers virtually total invulnerability to chemical agents, radioactive dust and biological weapons, according to the Izvestia daily.
 

New U.S. SPS Soldier Protection System offers greater scalability and more options
 
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U.S. Army develops new torso and extremity protection system (TEP) which is a part of the of the new Soldier Protection System (SPS) under development now at PEO Program Executive Office Soldier. The SPS includes both the TEP and the integrated head protection system.
 

Newcon Optik presents the SPOTTER LRF combined spotting scope & laser rangefinder
 
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Newcon Optik has introduced the SPOTTER LRF Series, the first of its kind, combined spotting scope and long-distance laser rangefinder. Both models in the series – the SPOTTER LRF PRO and SPOTTER LRF –allow rapid and accurate target acquisition with 15-45x variable magnification and have etched mil-dot reticles and OLED displays.
 

US Marines and US Army join forces to develop automatic fuel tracking system
 
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The Marine Corps and Army are jointly developing a fuel tracking system that will automatically record fuel usage to better assess energy efficiency in theater. The Joint Operational Energy Command and Control program, initiated in 2014, is focused on customizing commercial fuel monitoring systems to automate fuel tracking for fuel storage assets, fleet vehicles and generators.
 

Israel made Heron reconnaissance drone deployed in Mali by the German Bundeswehr
 
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In just 6 months’ time, the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) deployed the Heron reconnaissance drone aircraft to Mali in support of the MINUSMA United Nations mission. The aircraft system is now fully operational.
 

Russian company Rosoboronexport promotes grenade launchers
 
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The global market of special firearms is developing at a quickened pace. The pieces of equipment required to conduct various special operations are highly demanded by almost all countries of the world. Modern, reliable, and effective firearms facilitate the accomplishing of combat tasks in a drastic manner. Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) offers special grenade launchers that meet all requirements to this type of hardware.
 

At AUSA BAE Systems come back with its project of ARCV Armed Robotic Combat Vehicle
 
At AUSA BAE Systems come back with its project of Armed Robotic Combat Vehicle 640 001 At AUSA (Association of the US Army) Global Forces Symposium and Exposition which takes place in Huntsvile from 13 to 15 March 2017, BAE Systems come back with its project of unmmaned combat vehicle under the project name of ARCV (Armed Robotic Combat Vehicle) called Black Knight in the past.
 

US Army test-fired RAMBO 3D printed Grenade launcher and M781 practice grenade
 
US Army test fired RAMBO 3D printed Grenade launcher and M781 practice grenade 640 001 Researchers at the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) successfully fired the first grenade created with a 3-D printer from a grenade launcher that was produced the same way. This demonstration shows that additive manufacturing (commonly known as 3-D printing) has a potential future in weapon prototype development, which could allow engineers to provide munitions to Soldiers more quickly.
 
 

Firefighters of Russian MoD to receives Zver mobile chemical protection
 
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The firefighters of the Russian Defense Ministry will be issued Zver mobile chemical protection and camouflaging systems. The Zver developed by the Advanced Firefighting Technologies Company (Russian acronym SOPOT) in St. Petersburg can put out fires at nuclear weapons depots, prevent large-scale radioactive contamination and camouflage combat vehicles from enemy radars and spy satellites in a few seconds, according to the Izvestia daily.
 

Iran unveils Pirooz new anti-tank guided missile carrier vehicle at IQDEX defense exhibition in Iraq
 
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At the Defense Exhibition IQDEX 2017 that was held in Baghdad (Iraq) from the 5 to 7 March 2017, the Iranian Defense Industry has unveiled the Pirooz, a new anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) platform integrated on a Chinese 4x4 tactical vehicle.
 

U.S. Marines test MEK ballistic breaching tool mounted on M500A2 pump-action shotgun
 
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The MEK is a ballistic breaching tool—or what Marines use to safely shoot the locks off of doors. It is designed to augment the M500A2 pump-action shotguns currently used by Marine reconnaissance, security forces, military police, explosive ordnance disposal and special operations units.
 

South African company Denel produces new artillery rounds
 
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Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s process of continuous upgrade and enhancements of various products in its range of offerings to the SANDF and defence forces around the world has resulted in the successful qualification of the range extending M2005 Velocity Enhanced Artillery Projectile (VLAP) for an international client. The qualification was concluded from a PzH2000 52 calibre gun system and once again entrenched RDM’s position as world leader in the field of artillery.
 

Russian company Rosoboronexport promotes special assault rifles for the global market of firearms
 
The global market of special firearms is developing at a quickened pace. The pieces of equipment required to conduct special operations are highly demanded by almost all countries of the world. Modern, reliable, and effective firearms facilitate the accomplishing of combat tasks in a drastic manner. Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) offers special assault rifles that meet all requirements to this type of hardware.
The global market of special firearms is developing at a quickened pace. The pieces of equipment required to conduct special operations are highly demanded by almost all countries of the world. Modern, reliable, and effective firearms facilitate the accomplishing of combat tasks in a drastic manner. Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) offers special assault rifles that meet all requirements to this type of hardware.
 

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