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Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

At the ILA Berlin Air Show, MBDA and Lockheed Martin business leaders celebrated 10 years of development cooperation on the MEADSTM program. A definitive $3.4B USD contract was awarded that represented the three partner nations’ commitment to the development of […]


Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

Standard Missile Completes First Test Launch from Aegis Ashore Test Site

The Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy, and sailors at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex and Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), successfully conducted the first flight test involving components of the Aegis Ashore system. During the test, a […]


Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia on Tuesday carried out a successful test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, news agencies reported citing the defence ministry, amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine. Interfax and ITAR-TASS quoted the defence ministry as saying a […]


Lockheed Demonstrates Javelin Firing From Turret in UK Test

Lockheed Demonstrates Javelin Firing From Turret in UK Test

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the successful firing of a Javelin missile from a turret at the Cranfield Ordnance Test and Evaluation Centre (COTEC) near Wiltshire, England. The turret was designed and built as a joint project between Lockheed Martin U.K. […]


Australia to Buy AIM 9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

Australia to Buy AIM 9X-2 Sidewinder Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for AIM 9X-2 Sidewinder missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $534 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency […]


Russia test-fires ‘several’ ballistic missiles

Russia test-fires ‘several’ ballistic missiles

Russia on Thursday test-launched several ballistic missiles during planned exercises overseen by President Vladimir Putin, news reports said, as a crisis raged in neighboring Ukraine. The Russian military fired a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from its northern test site in […]


Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada is revisiting a decade-old decision not to join the US ballistic missile defense program, a top official in Ottawa said on Thursday. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defense, told a defense summit in Ottawa that […]


Brazil to Buy AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles

Brazil to Buy AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for AGM-84L Harpoon Block II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $169 million. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Jordan Buys US Navy’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System

Jordan Buys US Navy’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System

The U.S. Navy signed an agreement with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan April 14 for the first international sale of the Department’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS). The initial Foreign Military Sale (FMS) includes procurement of the weapons as […]


 
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