Russia's New Armor-Fooling Rocket Grenade Is An "Abrams Killer"…

The new rocket-propelled grenade RPG-30 anti-armor weapon recently unveiled in Russia has a sneaky trick to help it get past active defenses—it fires a tiny decoy rocket flying ahead of the main warhead. This is to confuse defensive systems into attacking the decoy, meaning they're too busy to successfully defeat the… » 12/01/08 9:30am 12/01/08 9:30am

Rocket Grenade Smashed to Bits In Flight By Quick Kill Defense System

We've written about the sci-fi sounding Army's Future Combat System » 11/21/08 6:37am 11/21/08 6:37am before, but the Army's just demonstrated a successful test of one of its components: the Quick Kill vehicle defense system. Check it out: the Raytheon system uses an electronically-scanned radar array to detect an incoming anti-tank rocket-propelled…