Weapons




The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is currently conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released)

The Top 10 DefenseTech Posts of 2016

Here’s a look at the 10 most read stories of the year on DefenseTech: 1. Navy’s Futuristic Destroyer Is Apparently Too Stealthy When it comes…


A Russian Su-27 fighter flies over the Kamchatka Peninsula. In April, a Su-27 intercepted an American reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea in a series of  hostile fly-bys in 2016 alone, the Air Force's top civilian said.

Russia Keeps Provoking NATO Planes: SecAF

The Russian air force has not shown any good faith toward NATO aircraft policing Baltic airspace in recent months by conducting a flurry of unsafe…








A soldier tests the recoilless rifle known as the M3E1 Multi-role Anti-armor Anti-personnel Weapon System. Photo: U.S. Army.

Army Evaluates New Shoulder-Fired Rocket Tech

The U.S. Army is testing new recoilless rifle technology designed give soldiers shoulder-fired rockets that are lighter and more ergonomic and in future, make them…






CMI Defence and Raytheon have received cooperative research and development agreements from the Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center to CMI's new Cockerill 3030 turret outfitted with Raytheon's sensor called Commander Independent Viewer. (Photo courtesy CMI)

Army to Test New Modular Turret on Stryker

The U.S. Army plans to test a new modular turret on a Stryker armored vehicle in coming months, company officials said. CMI Defence, a turret-maker…