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Lockheed Announces $980M Missile Defense Contract

Lockheed Announces $980M Missile Defense Contract

Lockheed Martin, as prime contractor leading a consortium of five major defense contractors, has been awarded a follow-on contract with an estimated value of $980M to continue work on the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications program for the Missile […]


NATO Anti-Missile Radar in Turkey Put into Operation

NATO Anti-Missile Radar in Turkey Put into Operation

A NATO missile defense radar deployed in Turkey has been put into operation, CNN quoted a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman as saying. The X-band AN/TPY-2 early warning radar is part of the THAAD system designed to intercept medium-range missiles at […]


Russian Missile Forces Hold High Alert Drills

Russian Missile Forces Hold High Alert Drills

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces are holding a series of exercises to practice putting road-mobile missile systems on high alert, SMF spokesman Col. Vadim Koval said. The exercises involve Topol (SS-25 Sikle), Topol-M (SS-27 Sickle B) and Yars (RS-24) mobile systems […]


Russia to test over 70 new missile systems in 2012

Russia to test over 70 new missile systems in 2012

About 70 new rocket and missile systems will be tested at Russia’s Kapustin Yar test range in 2012, an increase of 150 percent from last year, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Friday. The systems are part of more than […]


Nnorth Korea test-fires short-range missiles: official

Nnorth Korea test-fires short-range missiles: official

North Korea test-fired three short-range missiles off its east coast this week in an apparently routine exercise, a South Korean official said Friday. The North lobbed what appeared to be KN-02 missiles with a range of 120 kilometers (75 miles) […]


Raytheon Awarded $212.8 Million for Evolved SeaSparrow Missile

Raytheon Awarded $212.8 Million for Evolved SeaSparrow Missile

Raytheon Company was awarded two contracts totaling $212.8 million for the production of the Evolved SeaSparrow Missile, with an option for $33 million in additional work. The first contract from the U.S. Navy NATO Seasparrow Project Office (NSPO), as previously […]


German Army Introduces New Anti-Bunker Weapon

German Army Introduces New Anti-Bunker Weapon

On operations abroad, an enemy behind cover poses a real threat. Until now infantry had hardly any effective weapons against this threat. Therefore, a new weapon, which already yielded promising results, is now being procured within the scope of urgent […]


Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor

Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor

Raytheon Company received a $30.2 million contract from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for continued development of the Stunner interceptor. Stunner is an advanced, multi-mission, multi-platform interceptor designed for integration into current and planned air and missile defense systems. “The Stunner […]


Missile shipment leaves Finland for South Korea

Missile shipment leaves Finland for South Korea

A British-registered vessel detained in Finland for two weeks after it was found to be carrying 69 Patriot missiles without proper documentation left the country Friday, a shipping official said. “The (Thor Liberty) left this morning at around 4.00 am […]


 
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