Missiles & Bombs News

Another Successful ASTER Missile Firing

Eurosam, On October 12th 2005, a first qualification firing of the ASTER 30 ammunition carried out within the framework of the PAAMS contract took place. This successful firing comes after the successful firings of the PAAMS on June 1rst 2005 […]


ATACMS Missile Successfully Completes Reliability Test

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin successfully conducted a flight test of the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) recently at White Sands Missile Range. NM. The test successfully validated the reliability of the program's stockpiles already delivered to the Army, […]


UK Completes Successful Test Launch of Trident Missile

UK Ministry of Defence, The first of the UK's Trident submarines, HMS Vanguard, part of the UK's nuclear deterrent, successfully launched an unarmed Trident II D5 ballistic missile during a naval exercise in the Atlantic Ocean on 10 October 2005. […]


Spanish Air Force to Receive Air-To-Ground System Taurus

EADS, UNTERSCHLEISSHEIM, Germany: TAURUS Systems GmbH (TSG) received the contract for series production of the Taurus missiles destined for the Spanish Armed Forces. The order has come from SENER, the Spanish company which in its capacity as prime contractor concluded […]


Paveway Laser Guided Bomb Cleared for Production

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: Raytheon Company has been awarded a $45.5 million contract for the U.S. Air Force's fiscal year 2005 procurement of Paveway II laser guided bomb kits.   The Paveway bomb kits turn conventional “dumb” bombs into precision guided weapons. […]


Terma to develop Countermeasures Signal Processor for EADS Missile Warner System

Terma A/S, Lystrup, Denmark: Terma has been awarded a contract from EADS Deutschland GmbH for development and manufacture of the Countermeasures Signal Processor (CSP) for the EADS Defence Electronics MILDS AAR-60(V)2 Missile Warner System.Electronic Warfare. The AAR-60(V)2 is a fighter […]


Countermeasures Signal Processor for EADS Missile Warner System

Terma A/S, Terma A/S has been awarded a contract from EADS Deutschland GmbH for development and manufacture of the Countermeasures Signal Processor (CSP) for the EADS Defence Electronics MILDS AAR-60(V)2 Missile Warner System.   The AAR-60(V)2 is a fighter version of […]


Ukraine to resume missile tests, four years after commercial airliner downing

Associated Press, Ukraine's army will resume tests of surface-to-air missiles, four years after the accidental downing of a commercial airliner during a military exercise, the Defense Ministry said Oct. 5. Defense Minister Anatoly Gritsenko and other top-ranking commanders are scheduled […]


Aegis Weapon System Tracks Advanced, Separating Ballistic Missile Target

Lockheed Martin, KAUAI, Hawaii: The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System with its prototype Aegis BMD Signal Processor (Aegis BSP) successfully tracked an advanced ballistic missile target. This test was the second at-sea tracking event for the Aegis BSP. […]


 
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