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Raytheon receives Maverick missile contract from South Korea

Raytheon receives Maverick missile contract from South Korea

Raytheon has been awarded a $31 million contract from the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration for additional AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles. Under the direct commercial sale, Raytheon will supply the missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force. “These new Mavericks […]


Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: reports

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system shot down a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards the southern city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, media reports said. Public radio and army radio both reported that there were no injuries or […]


Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

Navair Develops Forward-Firing Miniature Munition

With the success of a forward-firing miniature munition, also known as Spike, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) proved that the government, by owning and controlling a weapons design, using modern modular designs and commercial-off-the-shelf components through ‘non-Department […]


UK, France tighten defence ties with drone and missile projects

UK, France tighten defence ties with drone and missile projects

Britain and France brought their defence cooperation closer on Friday, announcing joint projects to build combat drones and unmanned anti-mine vehicles. British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande struck a series of deals in a one-day summit […]


US warns Moscow of concern over cruise missile test

US warns Moscow of concern over cruise missile test

The United States has raised concerns with Moscow over a reported Russian test of a cruise missile and is evaluating whether it breaks a 1987 treaty, a US official said Thursday. Washington has raised “the possibility of… a violation,” State […]


Air Force officials address systemic problems in ICBM force

Air Force officials address systemic problems in ICBM force

After meeting with thousands of Airmen in the ICBM community, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said she believes there is a systemic problem among missile launch officers. James and Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, the commander of the Global […]


Raytheon Demos Enhanced Paveway II GBU-50s For French Airforce

Raytheon Demos Enhanced Paveway II GBU-50s For French Airforce

Raytheon and the French Air Force completed a demonstration of a penetrator variant of a Paveway GBU-50 from a Mirage 2000D multirole fighter jet. The weapon met all flight objectives and scored a direct hit against a reinforced concrete slab. […]


Raytheon Receives Contract for Ground Based Air Defense System for Oman

Raytheon Receives Contract for Ground Based Air Defense System for Oman

Raytheon Company (RTN) has received a direct commercial sales contract from The Sultanate of Oman for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). The award, valued at $1.28 billion, includes ground support equipment, a full training package, and technical assistance. […]


China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China’s military has released images of an intercontinental ballistic missile with enough range to reach the United States, as Beijing is involved in a series of rows threatening to embroil Washington. The pictures of Chinese soldiers test-firing a Dongfeng-31 missile, […]


 
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