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Raytheon SM-6s Intercept Targets In ‘Engage On Remote’ Tests

Raytheon SM-6s Intercept Targets In ‘Engage On Remote’ Tests

During the U.S. Navy’s Combat Ship System Qualification Trials, the USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) tested two Raytheon Standard Missile-6 interceptors against anti-ship and cruise missile targets. As part of ‘engage on remote’ scenarios, the ship launched the SM-6 interceptors prior […]


India chooses Israel over US for $525m missile deal

India chooses Israel over US for $525m missile deal

India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernize its aging military, official sources said Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will buy […]


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 […]


 
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