Missiles & Bombs News

OBV Missile Defense Interceptor Rocket Launched

Orbital Sciences, Dulles VA: Orbital Sciences has announced that it successfully launched its Orbital Boost Vehicle (OBV) ground-based interceptor (GBI) as part of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system industry team led by Boeing. The mission, designated Flight Test-1 (FT-1), […]


Successful Trials of Upgraded Spada Air Defence Systems

MBDA, The Italian Air Force has successfully carried out a series of live firing trials of its upgraded Spada air defence systems to qualify the system Mid-Life Update (MLU) programme.   This Air Force trials campaign, unprecedented in the history of […]


BMD Watch: Ukraine may host US radars

United Press International, WASHINGTON: Russian defense experts warned this week that Ukraine could retaliate against a major price hike on their Russian gas imports by letting the United States use its early warning radar bases for ballistic missile defense. The […]


Meteor Missile Takes to the Sky with Europe

MBDA, International missile systems group, MBDA, this week launched a series of flight trials of the new Meteor missile in an unprecedented test programme involving Europe


Boeing Leads Team to Successful Ground-based Midcourse Defense Flight Test

Boeing Co., ST. LOUIS: The Boeing-led Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Team, along with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, announced today the successful execution of a flight test, marking a critical milestone for the program.   During this Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program […]


Anti-missile protection: Who will pay?

United Press International, WASHINGTON: As defense contractors move ahead with prototype systems to protect civilian airliners from shoulder-fired missiles, urgent questions linger unanswered: How much will it cost? Who should pay? And — most urgent of all — is it […]


Netfires Successfully Conduct Loitering Attack Missile Boost Vehicle Test

Lockheed Martin, Dallas TX: Lockheed Martin conducted a successful Boost Test Vehicle (BTV) flight test of its Loitering Attack Missile (LAM) recently at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. This was the first flight test of the new square body LAM […]


Key Technological Advancements Drive Missile And Munitions Development

Frost & Sullivan, Palo Alto CA: Today's defense systems require increasing standards that place demands on performance in a range of missile and munitions technologies. The constant drive from the applications side to ensure an improved, cost-effective performance is achieved […]


Northrop Grumman Supports Successful Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Test

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Reston VA: Northrop Grumman played a key role in the successful test of the Aegis ballistic missile defense system last month by supporting the technical preparation and launch of the medium-range target missile that provided an interceptor […]


 
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