In this podcast, Construction Week 's deputy editor and senior reporter respectively, Oscar Rousseau and Jack Ball, look at the innovations improving sustainable development, from drones and laser-guidance
systems to biomaterials and humidity harvesting.
The Federal Register revealed Nigeria has requested Paveway II and Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guidance
kits and ammunition.
The APKWS laser-guidance
kits enable warfighters to transform standard 2.75-inch rockets into highly accurate precision munitions.
Human rights investigators fear bombs used in an alleged war crime in Yemen were steered on to a crowded market by a laser-guidance
system made by a US arms firm with a plant in Fife.
is a non-wireguided navigation system that uses targets in predictable locations.
Despite the long-standing need for laser-guidance
kits for rocket projectiles, it is only now that marketable products are beginning to emerge.
The visit comes days after leaked reports that Cyprus will be spending e1/4200 million on Russian military hardware, including T80 tanks, anti-aircraft batteries and anti-tank missiles with laser-guidance
It has a GPS-aided laser-guidance
system, an imaging-infrared seeker and two-way datalink with the AWW-13 Advanced Data Link pod for man-in-the-loop control, improved aerodynamic performance; in-air reprogramming capability; and automatic target acquisition (ATA).
technology allows for precise travel as well as flexibility of travel paths.
One navigator nicknamed "Sandman", a 36-year-old from Essex, had a huge ammunition dump on his laser-guidance
screen as a bomb target.
Last August, there were protests in Scotland after we revealed that an arms firm in Fife called Raytheon made laser-guidance
systems for Israeli smart bombs dropped on Gaza.
Furthermore, naval soft-kill countermeasures now have a bewildering array of missile guidance systems to address including infrared (IR), electro-optical (EO), radio-frequency (RF) or laser-guidance
or a combination of these technologies.