Missiles & Bombs News

19 GQM-163A "Coyote" Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) Missiles for USN

Orbital Sciences Corporation, DULLES: Orbital Sciences Corporation announced today that it has received the first full production order from the U.S. Navy for 19 GQM-163A “Coyote” Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) missiles.   The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), based at Patuxent […]


Successful Ballistic Flight Test of the Precision Guided Mortar Munition

ATK, MINNEAPOLIS: In a series of flight tests conducted at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Alliant Techsystems successfully demonstrated the ballistic characteristics of the most advanced mortar round ever developed for the U.S. Army — ATK's precision guided mortar munition (PGMM). […]


NATO in Talks on Defense System With Poland

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Poland is playing an important role in NATO talks on the development of an anti-missile defense system, the military alliance


Missile Flight Test Program Targets New Successes

US Air Force, LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE: The Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile flight test program added two more successes to its record during recent tests conducted at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.   The program, one of Air Combat Command's priority […]


Georgia Accuses Russian Army of Selling Missiles to Separatists

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Georgia accused the Russian army of selling several surface-to-air missiles to the separatist region of Abkhazia on Feb. 13, a charge dismissed by Moscow. Georgian Defense Minister Irakly Okruashvili displayed a Strela missile to television cameras and legislators, […]


JASSM Continues Flight Successes

Lockheed Martin, Orlando FL: The Lockheed Martin JASSM, a stealthy, air-to-surface missile, recently conducted two successful flight tests at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), NM. The first launch, on January 25, was from a B-1 aircraft and the second, […]


Russia negotiates only air-defense systems with Iran – official

RIA Novosti, MOSCOW: Russia is not negotiating supplies of any weapons to Iran, except air defense systems, a senior official said Thursday. Mikhail Dmitriyev, the head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, said: “The contract on the […]


Successful Test of an AIM-9X Missile from Submarine

Raytheon Company, TEWKSBURY: A Raytheon-led team successfully launched an AIM-9X from a stationary, vertical platform last November. The missile successfully locked on after launch and hit its target in a test of its potential launch from a submarine. The test […]


Taiwan Says it Needs More U.S. Missiles

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Taiwan


 
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