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US Navy Approves Raytheon Laser Weapon System (LaWS) Shipborne Laser for Ship Defense in Persian Gulf after Successful Testing

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo Credit: Raytheon Company December 10, 2014 It would appear that a new martial technological dawn is officially upon us, specifically the era of laser warfare. The U.S. Navy just approved the use of the shipborne Laser Weapon System (LaWS) for use in the Persian Gulf (and presumably anywhere else its needed). ... Read More »

Flash: Russians Successfully Test-Fire Bulava Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from Alexander Nevsky Nuclear Submarine

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com November 29, 2014 Looks like the Russians finally got their Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to work. Took ’em long enough. They apparently test-fired it successfully yesterday from the Alexander Nevsky nuclear submarine. The Bulava has a range of almost 5,000 miles, and the Russians claim it can “penetrate any prospective military ... Read More »

Chinese Military Developing Supercavitating Supersonic Submarine for High-Speed Naval Warfare

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Photo Credit: South China Morning Post ... Read More »

Rostec Corporation Chirok (Teal) UAS/Hovercraft Amphibious Hybrid Stealth Vehicle: All Black, and All Russian

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Photo(s) Credit: Rostec Corporation July 13, ... Read More »

Russian Low-Observable/Stealth Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (and Possibly Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles?) Under Development: What it Means for Future Warfare and Geopolitics

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. July 13, 2014 According to a ... Read More »

TrackingPoint TP ShotView Wearable Technology with TP AR PGF Networked Tracking Scope/Weapon Sight/Camera and Google Glass: Land Warrior/Future Force Warrior’s (FFW) Shoot-Around-Corners Capability Realized!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. June 9, 2014 Looks like the ... Read More »

Raytheon DDG 1000 Zumwalt-Class Stealth Destroyer with Electric Propulsion: Low-Observable, Hyper-Lethal

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Image(s) Credit: Raytheon April 15, 2014 ... Read More »

BAE Systems Electromagnetic Railgun (also written ‘Rail Gun’) for Obliterating Targets with Hyperspeed Kinetic Projectiles at Long Range without Using Gun Powder: Meet the ‘Lorenz Force’

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Image Credit: BAE Systems April 8, ... Read More »

Lockheed Martin Develops Compact, Lightweight, High-Energy 30-Kilowatt Portable Electric Fiber Laser Weapon System for Fighter Aircraft: Spectral Beam Combining (SBC) Combines Multiple Lasers into Single Beam for Maximum Power

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you. Images Credit: Lockheed Martin Aculight February ... Read More »

Colt SWORD (Sniper Weapon and Observer Reconnaissance Devices) Networked Weapons Targeting System for Netcentric Warfare (Network-Centric Warfare) Demonstrated for DR at SHOT Show 2014 (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com All photo and video content contained in this article was shot by DefenseReview.com, and is copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on all photo and video content. All DR photos and videos were shot with a Sony Cyber-shot RX100 (DSC-RX100/B) Digital Camera with 20.2 MP (20.2-megapixel) still camera and 1080p HD video camera capability. The ... Read More »