Friday, December 28, 2012

MEU(SOC) pistol

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MEU(SOC) pistol
MEU(SOC) pistol

MEU(SOC) pistol is a magazine-fed, recoil-operated, single-action, semiautomatic pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge, officially designated the M-45 MEUSOC. It is based on the original M1911 design by John Browning, and has been the standard-issue side arm for the Force Recon Element of the United States Marine Corps' Marine Expeditionary Units since 1985.

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Monday, December 24, 2012

FGM-172 Short Range Assault Weapon

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FGM-172 Short Range Assault Weapon
FGM-172 Short Range Assault Weapon
FGM-172 Short Range Assault Weapon (SRAW), also known as the Predator SRAW, is a lightweight, close range missile system produced by Lockheed Martin, developed by Lockheed Martin and Israel Military Industries designed to complement the Javelin anti-tank missile. The Predator has a longer range and is more powerful than the AT4 that it is designed to replace, but has a shorter range than the Javelin.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

XM25 Grenade Launcher a.k.a Punisher

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XM25 Grenade Launcher a.k.a Punisher
XM25 Grenade Launcher a.k.a Punisher

XM25 grenade launcher also known as the "Punisher" is a Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System, and Individual Semiautomatic Air Burst System is an air burst grenade launcher derived from the XM29 OICW. XM25 Grenade Launcher was developed by the ATK corporation of USA, with the help of the famous German arms manufacturer Heckler und Koch. It was fielded to soldiers serving in the War in Afghanistan and is projected to enter full-rate procurement in 2013.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

OKC-3S Bayonet

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OKC-3S bayonet
OKC-3S bayonet
OKC-3S bayonet is a bayonet used by the United States Marine Corps to replace the M7 bayonet as its service bayonet for the M16 family of rifles. This multi-purpose bayonet provides greater durability than the M7 and also functions as a fighting knife or as a surfival equipment.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

M203 Underbarrel Grenade Launcher

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M203 Underbarrel Grenade Launcher
M203 Underbarrel Grenade Launcher
M203 is a single shot 40 mm grenade launcher, uses the same rounds as the older stand-alone M79 break-action grenade launcher, which utilizes the High-Low Propulsion System to keep recoil forces low. Though versatile, and compatible with many rifle models, the M203 was originally designed for the U.S. M16 and its variant, the M4 Carbine. The launcher can also be mounted onto a C7, a Canadian version of the M16 rifle, however, this requires the prior removal of the bottom handguard.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Uzi Submachine Gun

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Uzi Submachine Gun
Uzi Submachine Gun
The UZI submachine gun is blowback operated weapon which fires from open bolt, smaller variants are considered to be machine pistols, developed in Israel by designer Uziel Gal in around1949, and manufactured by IMI (now IWI Ltd) since about 1951. UZI had been adopted by police and military of more than 90 countries, including Israel (now only in reserve), Germany, Belgium. The Uzi was one of the first weapons to use a telescoping bolt design which allows for the magazine to be housed in the pistol grip for a shorter weapon.

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Monday, December 17, 2012

McMillan TAC-50

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McMillan TAC-50
McMillan TAC-50
The McMillan Tac-50 is a military / LE weapon,which is standard Long Range Sniper rifle of Canadian Armed Forces since 2000 produced in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States by the McMillan Brothers Rifle Company. This long-range anti-materiel/anti-personnel weapon is based on previous designs from the same company, which first appeared during the late 1980s. McMillan makes several versions of .50 caliber rifles, based on the same proprietary action, for military, law enforcement and civilian use.

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Heckler & Koch PSG1 Sniper System

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Heckler & Koch PSG1
Heckler & Koch PSG1

Heckler & Koch PSG1 sniper system is a semi-automatic sniper rifle designed by the German company Heckler & Koch of Oberndorf am Neckar. The PSG1 is mechanically based on the G3 rifle and features a low-noise bolt closing device (similar to the forward assist on many M16 rifles).

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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Sukhoi S-37 Berkut

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The S-37 is a demonstration-experimental aircraft intended to try out new key technological solutions in aerodynamics, flight control systems, and aircraft flight dynamics. The salient feature of this aircraft is its forward-swept wing (FSW) configuration. The choice of this configuration is the result of the Bureau’s efforts to find new approaches to enhancing aircraft aerodynamics, primarily maneuverability.

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RM-70 Multiple Rocket Launcher System

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RM-70 Multiple Rocket Launcher System
RM-70 Multiple Rocket Launcher System
RM-70 Multiple Rocket Launcher System (raketomet vzor 1970) is a Czechoslovakian army version and the heavier variant of the BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher system, providing enhanced performance over its parent area-saturation artillery system that was introduced in 1971. RM-70 replaced the Ural-375D 6x6 track by a TATRA 813 8x8 truck as carrier platform for the 40 rocket tubes launcher. The new carrier vehicle provides enough space for carrying 40 additional 122mm rockets pack for reload. Nevertheless, RM-70 performance remains near the same as Grad even in terms of vehicle's speed and range.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

DD-1000 Zumwalt

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DD-1000 Zumwalt
DD-1000 Zumwalt

The DDG-1000 Zumwalt is a planned class of United States Navy destroyers designed as multi-mission ships with a focus on land attack. The DDG-1000 Zumwalt is a scaled-back project that emerged after funding cuts to the larger DD-21 vessel program. The program was previously known as the "DD(X)". The DDG-1000 Zumwalt is multi-role and designed for surface warfare, anti-aircraft, and naval fire support. They take the place of battleships in filling the former congressional mandate for naval fire support, though the requirement was reduced to allow them to fill this role. The vessels' appearance has been compared to that of the historic ironclad warship.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A-29 Super Tucano

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A-29 Super Tucano
A-29 Super Tucano

A-29 Super Tucano is a turboprop aircraft designed for light attack, counter insurgency (COIN), close air support, aerial reconnaissance missions in low threat environments, as well as providing pilot training. A-29 Super Tucano can be used for a variety of missions, including light attack, surveillance, interception of air-to-air and counter-insurgency.

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Thursday, April 5, 2012

XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle

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The XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle is a sniper rifle developed by PEO Soldier for the U.S. Army, which was previously known as M24E1 Reconfigured Sniper Weapon System. The weapon’s performance has been strong enough to warrant full fielding. The shooter interface can be tailored to accommodate a wide range of shooter preferences and its folding stock provides Soldier flexibility in transporting the weapon during operations. The weapon also incorporates advanced corrosion resistant coatings to ensure longevity. The aluminum, steel, and high impact polymers used in the weapon’s construction are lightweight and rugged.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Apres Harfang (EADS Harfang)

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Apres Harfang (EADS Harfang) is a drone system used by the French Air Force, supplementing the RQ-5 Hunter. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have become a must-have item for modern armies, and the pressures of modern campaigns are forcing rapid acquisitions. Mini-UAVs are being bought off the shelf, and leased tactical options like Boeing’s ScanEagles and Aeronautics DS’ Aerostars have carved out their own niche. These days, rent-a-UAS services even include high-end MALE (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) options like IAI’s Heron UAVs.

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Heron TP II Eitan (IAI Eitan)

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Heron TP Eitan a.k.a IAI Eitan is a reconnaissance Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed in Israel in the early 21st century by the Malat division of Israel Aerospace Industries. It provides deep-penetration, wide-area, real-time intelligence to national agencies, theater commanders and lower echelons.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle

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The IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle) program was originally initiated by US Marine Corps in an apparent intent to replace aging M249 SAW light machine guns in their "automatic rifle" (squad automatic) role. USMC sought lighter and more maneuverable weapon, still capable of at least some sustained firepower. The Marine Corps is planning to purchase 4,476 IARs to replace 2,000 M249 light machine guns currently employed by automatic riflemen within Infantry and Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalions.

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