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Full-Rate Production Contract for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

Full-Rate Production Contract for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

ATK has been awarded a $71 million contract for the full-rate production of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). The contract, awarded by the U.S. Navy, provides for the production of operational missiles for the Navy and the Government of […]


US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense

US pushing Gulf nations to develop missile defense

The United States is pushing Gulf countries to develop missile defense plans, amid what they see is a rising threat from Iran, US officials said Friday. “It’s the United States’ goal, to encourage the GCC countries to develop this missile […]


Lockheed Demos DAGR Missile Ground Launch

Lockheed Demos DAGR Missile Ground Launch

Lockheed Martin recently conducted two separate DAGR® missile flight tests, successfully firing the missiles from a prototype pedestal launcher and hitting a stationary target. The tests, which took place at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., demonstrated DAGR’s capability as a […]


Russian Air Force to Get New Cruise Missile in 2013

Russian Air Force to Get New Cruise Missile in 2013

The Russian Air Force will accept into service in 2013 the new Raduga Kh-101 cruise missile, capable of delivering precision strikes with a conventional warhead at long-distance, an Air Force source told Izvestia on Wednesday. The new missile, currently being […]


Poland Eyes Missile Modernization Program

Poland Eyes Missile Modernization Program

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has submitted a defense bill to parliament designed to initiate the comprehensive modernization of the country’s missile defense system, the presidential staff said on Monday. This bill is key to ensuring stable funding for the modernization […]


Bulava Tests Postponed Due to Software Glitches

Bulava Tests Postponed Due to Software Glitches

Software glitches in the automated launch control system on board the Borey class strategic submarines has caused a new delay in scheduled tests of the Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said. “There are technical problems involving […]


South Korea near deal on longer missile range: report

South Korea near deal on longer missile range: report

South Korea and the United States are close to agreement on more than doubling the range of Seoul’s ballistic missiles to better guard against threats from North Korea, a report said on Sunday. Yonhap news agency said the two allies […]


Air Force Officials Describe ICBM Way-Ahead

Air Force Officials Describe ICBM Way-Ahead

As intercontinental ballistic missiles gain prominence in the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise, service officials related the importance of maintaining the system during the 2012 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 18. Panelists included Maj. […]


Russian Warship Tests Missile Defense Capability

Russian Warship Tests Missile Defense Capability

The flagship of Russia’s Northern Fleet, nuclear-powered missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky, has carried out missile defense drills during the current patrol-and-training mission in the Arctic, Izvestia newspaper said on Thursday. Pyotr Veliky is the only Russian warship with sufficient capability […]


 
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