Orbital ATK Inc (NYSE: OA) announced on Thursday the receipt of a USD25m, five -year contract from the Automated Test Systems Division, Agile Combat Support Directorate, at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia to provide contractor logistics support for the Common Munitions
Built-in-Test Reprogramming Equipment (CMBRE) system.
Sudan should immediately stop using these horrendous weapons, destroy its stockpiles and respect the prohibition on cluster munitions
by joining the convention on cluster munitions
," he said.
1) Bill C-6: An Act to Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions
is now awaiting third reading in the House of Commons.
It is appalling that Syrian government forces are still using banned cluster munitions
on their people," said Steve Goose, arms division director at Human Rights Watch, in a statement late on Tuesday.
rationalizing cluster munition
use because those arguments are
MEMS sensors already are in the Extended Range Guided Munition
, Hellfire missile and Small Diameter Bomb.
The report, which is produced annually, measures how far countries have lived up to their responsibilities under international law in implementing the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions
, which bans all use, production, transfer and stockpiling of the weapons.
Some of the cluster munitions
found in Syria was reportedly labeled with the Arab Organisation for Industrialization (AOI), an Egyptian-owned venture, and the Sakr Factory for Development Industries.
But "cluster munitions
are there, there's no question.
Former co-ordinator to Amnesty International Bahrain Nasser Burdestani is calling for Bahrainis to create a social movement against the explosive devices and to support the Convention on Cluster Munitions
The group observed the cluster munition
used was a Spanish-produced MAT-120 120 mm mortar projectile, which it said opens in mid-air and releases 21 submunitions over a wide area.
The factories will produce munitions
and supplies at home and with high quality that match international marks and meet the requirements of the armed forces.