Missiles & Bombs News

First Pathfinder Seeker for Missile Defense Agency's Multiple Kill Vehicle System

Lockheed Martin, SUNNYVALE: Lockheed Martin announced today that it has completed the first kill vehicle pathfinder seeker for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Multiple Kill Vehicle System. Lockheed Martin is testing the pathfinder seeker in its hardware-in-the-loop facility, creating a vibration […]


Laser JDAM turns attention to precision bomb battle

Flight International, US Navy plans to fund qualification of a laser seeker for Boeing


Firing Success for Defender Air Defence System

Thales, On 28 February 2006, Thales and Rafael achieved another milestone in the Defender system integration venture. The Defender successfully fired the BARAK missile at Shdema Test Range in the south of Israel. This latest achievement follows previous extensive integration […]


Block IV Tomahawk Cruise Missile for US and Royal Navies

Raytheon , Tucson AZ: Raytheon has been awarded a $346 million contract increment to supply the U.S. and United Kingdom navies with the Block IV (Tactical) Tomahawk cruise missile. This is the third installment on a multi-year contract whose value […]


Britain Opens Nuclear Missile Debate

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Britain opened an inquiry into replacing its ageing nuclear weaponry on March 14 with some participants warning it could be too expensive


Compact Kinetic Energy Missile Test Successful

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS: Two tests of Lockheed Martin's Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) were successfully conducted at Aerojet Corporation and ATK Tactical Systems Company.  These tests marked major milestones in the CKEM Advanced Technology Demonstration (ATD) program. All test objectives […]


North Korea, Iran Pose Missile Threat to U.S., General Says

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The proliferation of ballistic missile technology threatens the security of the United States, the director of the Missile Defense Agency said here yesterday.   Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee, Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry […]


Japan Emerges as America's Largest Missile Defense Partner

US State Department, WASHINGTON: As the United States pursues a layered defense against ballistic missiles attacks, Japan has emerged as its most significant international partner, says Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Flawed missile war game

United Press International, WASHINGTON, DC, United States: The addled thinking of the Pentagon`s Missile Defense Agency was on full display in late January when MDA officials conducted a missile defense war game on Capitol Hill. In this war game, Midland, […]


 
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