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Virtual reality used to train Soldiers in new training simulator

Virtual reality used to train Soldiers in new training simulator

The Army is responsible to provide realistic training for individual Soldiers while mitigating risk. With emerging technology of the virtual world, this is becoming a reality. The first-ever, fully immersive virtual simulation training system for Soldiers is being fielded at […]


New Raytheon warhead lethal to enemy rockets

New Raytheon warhead lethal to enemy rockets

The U.S. Army and Raytheon completed a warhead test for the new Accelerated Improved Interceptor Initiative (AI3). Once fielded, AI3 is intended to provide a new level of warfighter protection by destroying incoming rockets, artillery and mortars. The ground-based system […]


India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

India Successfully Test Fires BrahMos Cruise Missile

The Indian army has successfully test-fired a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, a spokesman for BrahMos Aerospace, which produces the missile, said on Sunday. “The test launch aimed to check the work of some new systems installed on the missile,” the […]


Raytheon Awarded $925 Million for Advanced Standard Missile-3

Raytheon Awarded $925 Million for Advanced Standard Missile-3

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company a $925 million contract for development of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile, which is a co-development effort between the U.S. and Japan. “As the threat continues to evolve, so does our ability […]


Israel to Upgrade Iron Dome Missile, Radar

Israel to Upgrade Iron Dome Missile, Radar

The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system will soon start using a new and improved interceptor missile. The upgraded model of the Tamir interceptor missile will soon become operational in the IAF, to be used against missiles and rockets. Iron Dome […]


US plans $4.2 bn Patriot missile sale to Kuwait

US plans $4.2 bn Patriot missile sale to Kuwait

The Pentagon said Wednesday it planned to sell 60 Patriot missiles to Kuwait in a deal worth an estimated $4.2 billion, as the emirate tries to bolster its defenses against the threat from Iran. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), […]


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 […]


 
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