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Singapore Navy Conducts Successful Missile Firing

Singapore Navy Conducts Successful Missile Firing

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted a live-firing of the Barak anti-missile missile in the South China Sea earlier today as part of the 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise which Singapore is conducting with the […]


Finland Requests Army Tactical Missile Systems M57 T2K Unitary

Finland Requests Army Tactical Missile Systems M57 T2K Unitary

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress July 5 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Finland for 70 M57 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) T2K Unitary Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for […]


Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing Receives US Navy Contracts for SLAM ER and Harpoon Missiles

Boeing on June 29 received a firm-fixed-price contract from U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for the production of nearly 90 Harpoon Block II missiles and associated hardware for the U.S. and four foreign militaries. The $145.1 million contract also includes […]


Russia’s ground forces to get Iskander-M systems

Russia’s ground forces to get Iskander-M systems

The Iskander-M tactical missile system that surpasses similar foreign weapons should become the basis of Russia’s ground forces, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a conference dedicated to the modernization of the defence industry facilities in the city of […]


Small Diameter Bomb II Finds, Hits Moving Target

Small Diameter Bomb II Finds, Hits Moving Target

Raytheon Company’s GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) program achieved a major milestone when it successfully engaged and hit a moving target during a flight test at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Currently in engineering and manufacturing development, […]


Turkey sends missile batteries to Syria border

Turkey sends missile batteries to Syria border

Turkey sent batteries of ground-to-air missiles to the border with Syria on Sunday, media reports said, boosting its firepower as rebels in Syria seized several border posts. As fighting raged in Damascus and Aleppo, rebels were said to have taken […]


US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

The Pentagon is building a missile defense radar station at a covert location in Qatar, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The site will be part of a system intended to defend the interests of the United States and its […]


Lockheed Martin Completes First LRASM Captive Carriage Test

Lockheed Martin Completes First LRASM Captive Carriage Test

Lockheed Martin’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) sensor suite recently completed its first flight during a captive carry flight test off the coast of northwest Florida using a modified Sabreliner business jet. The objectives of the flight test included detecting, […]


New Air Defense Management Center Enters Service with French Forces

New Air Defense Management Center Enters Service with French Forces

The CMD3D* air defense management center will form an integral part of the protective shield deployed during France’s Bastille Day celebrations on July 14. Ordered by the French defense procurement agency (DGA) and developed by ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS), the system provides […]


 
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