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MBDA’s Milan ER Serial Missiles Pass First Firing Tests

MBDA’s Milan ER Serial Missiles Pass First Firing Tests

On October 15, MBDA completed the firing campaign to validate the series production of the Milan ER, as jointly scheduled with export customers. Four totally successful firings against fixed and moving targets confirmed the performance capabilities of the firing post, […]


Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. “The creation of an integrated space system is one of the key directions in which […]


India test-fires first home-made cruise missile

India test-fires first home-made cruise missile

India successfully test-fired its first domestically built nuclear-capable long-range cruise missile Friday, marking another step in building up the country´s defence prowess. The “Nirbhay”, or “fearless”, missile blasted off from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Missile Test Range in […]


U.S. Army’s Missile-Fighting Radar-Blimp Achieves Critical Milestone

U.S. Army’s Missile-Fighting Radar-Blimp Achieves Critical Milestone

The East Coast is one step closer to being better defended against cruise missiles and drones. Raytheon Company (RTN) completed a series of laboratory tests that demonstrated the JLENS radar can be integrated into North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). […]


Laser-Guided Rocket Demos Precision Strike Capability for Australian Forces

Laser-Guided Rocket Demos Precision Strike Capability for Australian Forces

The Australian Defence Forces recently concluded a highly successful trial of BAE Systems’ Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket for use on its Army and Navy helicopters. The ground trial marks the first time the APKWS technology, which […]


Lockheed orders more cruise missile bodies from Exelis

Lockheed orders more cruise missile bodies from Exelis

Lockheed Martin has contracted Exelis to manufacture composite-material bodies and structures for more than 400 air-to-ground cruise missiles. The award, for production Lot 11 and Lot 12 of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile is a follow-on contract and carries a […]


US Plans Javelin Missile Sale to Estonia

US Plans Javelin Missile Sale to Estonia

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Estonia for Javelin missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $55 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


China Test Fires 10,000-Km Range Nuclear Missile, DF-31B

China Test Fires 10,000-Km Range Nuclear Missile, DF-31B

China has flight tested an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range Dongfeng missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its October 1st National Day to demonstrate its nuclear capability, media reports said. The […]


MBDA Wins £40M Order for ASRAAM Missile

MBDA Wins £40M Order for ASRAAM Missile

A number of highly skilled technology jobs have been protected across the country thanks to a £40 million contract to support the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) air-to-air missile system. The contract with MBDA, which designed and manufactured the Advanced Short-Range […]


 
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