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First test-fire of Dragoon 30mm cannon Stryker 8x8 armoured vehicle by U.S. soldiers
 
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For the first time, U.S. Soldiers has performed test-fire with the new 30-millimeter cannon mounted on a Stryker 8x8 combat vehicle called Dragoon as part of testing last week at Maryland's Aberdeen Proving Ground, the program's manager said Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
 

Russia’s Defense Ministry considering Iskander missile system upgrade
 
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The Iskander-M (NATO reporting name: SS-26 Stone) tactical ballistic missile system will be operational during the next 25-30 years and proposals for its upgrade are being considered by Russia’s Defense Ministry, General Designer of the Machine-Building Design Bureau Valery Kashin told TASS.
 

New Russian Gibka-S air defense missile system ready for preliminary trials
 
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The new Russian advanced Gibka-S air defense missile system is being prepared for preliminary trials, General Designer of Russia’s Machine-Building Design Bureau Valery Kashin told TASS. The system is based on a 4x4 light tactical vehicle Tigr fitted with an Igla-S or 9K333 Verba surface-to-air missiles launch station.
 

New IWPS II Individual Water Purification System Block II for U.S. Marines
 
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The U.S. Marine Corps is investing in a next-generation water purification system that will allow individual Marines to get safe, drinkable water straight from the source. The Individual Water Purification System Block II (IWPS II) is an upgrade to the current version issued to all Marines.
 

Analysis : Russian defense industry RPG rocket-propelled grenade launchers and rounds.
 
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Modern warfare requires reliable, effective and portable weapon systems that could provide fire support to the dismounted troops. Russian defense industry promotes a wide range of rocket-propelled grenade launchers and rounds for RPG-7V1, RPG-7V2, RPG-26, RPG-27 and RPG-29 ATGLs (Anti-Tank Grenade Launchers).
 

Russia tests new reactive armor Arena-M for T-72 and T-90 main battle tanks
 
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New reactive armor Arena-M for T-72 and T-90 tanks is undergoing preliminary tests in Russia, Designer General of the Machine-building Design Bureau (KBM) Valery Kashin told TASS. "Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov has twice visited the design bureau of late. We agreed to mount the work. At present active protection complexes for T-72 and T-90 tanks are undergoing preliminary tests," he said.
 

New 2S41 Drok 82mm 4x4 self-propelled mortar carrier unveiled by the Russian defense industry
 
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During a defense exhibition for the Russian Ministry of Defense which was held in December 2016, Russian defense industry has presented latest innovations and technologies including the new 2S-41 Drok a self-propelled mortar carrier using a 4x4 armoured vehicle.
 

Canadian army continues research about latest laser technologies
 
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In the late 1960s, Canadian researchers working at the Defence Research Establishment in Valcartier, Quebec made a game-changing advance in laser technology with the development of a laser known as the CO2-TEA, which continues to have many industrial applications. Today, the Canadian Army (CA) continues to take a serious look at the latest in laser technology and is finding plenty of promise.
 

Volgograd Tractor Plant from Russia started the development of new BMD-5 airborne tracked IFV
 
Volgograd Tractor Plant from Russia started the development of new BMD-5 airborne tracked IFV 640 002 The Russian Company Volgograd Tractor Plant has started the development of a new tracked airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicle called BMD-5. This vehicle will be a full new design and will have a different layout from the previous generation of airborne armoured vehicles IFVs (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) as the BMD-1, BMD-2, BMD-3, BMD-4, and the latest variant, the BMD-4M.
 

U.S. Army has developed new sighting system for sniper rifle called BOSS
 
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U.S. Army has developed a new integrated fire control sighting system for military sniper weapons called the Ballistically Optimized Sniper Scope or BOSS. The goal of this project is to find a way to increase accuracy by reducing aiming errors, and minimize the time for the shooter to figure out where to correctly aim his weapon.
 

U.S. soldiers began training with new M320A1 40mm grenade launcher attached to M4 rifle
 
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U.S. soldiers on Fort Jackson began training with the new weapons system M320A1 that can launch grenades while attached to an M4 carbine rifle, or be fired independently.A training team was on hand at Fort Jackson Tuesday and Wednesday to familiarize drill sergeants with the newest grenade launcher in the Army arsenal -- the M320A1 grenade launcher, which is replacing the venerable M203.
 

Analysis : Russian machine guns available on the modern global military market
 
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Modern warfare requires reliable, effective and portable weapon systems that could provide fire support to the dismounted troops. At present, single assault rifle is no longer the weapon being able to dominate the battlefield alone; it should be supported by a batch of heavier weapons. Therefore, the troops are supposed to be armed with a wide range of fire support systems in order to accomplish combat tasks on the battlefield.
 

Analysis : Russia’s Buk-M3 medium-range air defense system
 
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The advanced Buk-M3 surface-to-air missile (SAM) system produced by Russia’s Almaz-Antey Corporation is superior to all operational mobile medium-range SAM complexes, CEO of the Tikhomirov Instrument-Making Research Institute Yuri Bely said in an interview with Interfax news agency.
 

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