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Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy

Raytheon Delivers First Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles to US Navy

Raytheon Company (RTN) delivered the first Block 2 variant of its Rolling Airframe Missile system to the U.S. Navy as part of the company’s 2012 Low Rate Initial Production contract. RAM Block 2 is a significant performance upgrade featuring enhanced […]


North Korea fires rockets as Pope arrives in South

North Korea fires rockets as Pope arrives in South

North Korea fired five short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast Thursday, just as Pope Francis arrived in Seoul for a five-day visit. The launches began at 9:30 am (0030 GMT) at a site near the North’s eastern […]


Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500, chief of the Russian Air Forces said. Lieutenant General Viktor Bondarev gave an outline of his […]


China confirms new generation long range missiles: report

China confirms new generation long range missiles: report

China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday. A government environmental monitoring center in Shaanxi said on its […]


MD 530G Helicopter Fires Laser-Guided Rockets

MD 530G Helicopter Fires Laser-Guided Rockets

Raytheon Company and MD Helicopters, Inc. successfully fired four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. “This test further demonstrates the maturity of the […]


Congress approves $225 million in funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

The US Congress approved $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, credited with destroying missiles fired by Hamas before they could reach their targets. House of Representatives approved the funding by 395-8 in a late Friday vote. The […]


North Korea may be closer to full ICBM test: US think-tank

North Korea may be closer to full ICBM test: US think-tank

Fresh satellite images suggest North Korea might be wrapping up engine trials on an intercontinental ballistic missile, fueling speculation of a full-scale flight test to come, a US think-tank said Wednesday. Development of a working ICBM would be a game-changing […]


North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea Test-Fires More Projectiles

North Korea has fired four more short-range projectiles into the sea, the latest in a series of missile and artillery tests. The South Korean Defense Ministry says the North fired two Wednesday morning and two more later in the day […]


Royal Australian Air Force Scores Direct Hit with JSOW C

Royal Australian Air Force Scores Direct Hit with JSOW C

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company (RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Launched from an F/A-18F Super Hornet at an operationally representative stand-off […]


 
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