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SEWIP Electronic Attack Capability for US Navy Anti-ship Missile Defense

SEWIP Electronic Attack Capability for US Navy Anti-ship Missile Defense

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) are teaming to compete for a U.S. Navy contract that will upgrade the fleet’s capability to electronically attack anti-ship missiles. Through its Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 3 upgrade, […]


New Sea Ceptor Missiles to Be Developed for Royal Navy

New Sea Ceptor Missiles to Be Developed for Royal Navy

The MOD has confirmed the development of a new Royal Navy missile defense system which will be able to intercept and destroy enemy missiles traveling at supersonic speeds. The £483m contract to develop this cutting-edge air defense system – known […]


Royal Navy Frigates to get MBDA Sea Ceptor Air Defence System

Royal Navy Frigates to get MBDA Sea Ceptor Air Defence System

MBDA is pleased to announce the award of the FLAADS (Future Local Area Air Defence System) Demonstration Phase Contract by the Ministry of Defence. Under this £483M contract, MBDA will develop the naval air defence system, named SEA CEPTOR, to […]


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 […]


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 […]


Russia to put new radar on combat duty near Irkutsk in 2012

Russia to put new radar on combat duty near Irkutsk in 2012

A new radar of the fourth Voronezh class will be put into operation near the Siberian city of Irkutsk by the end of this year as part of Russia’s early warning system, a missile defense spokesman said on Sunday. The […]


Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and the United States are to hold a joint missile defence exercise, the Israeli military said late on Thursday. Although the exercise, codenamed “Austere Challenge 12″ comes at a time of spiralling regional tensions over Iran’s suspected nuclear arms […]


Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Receives $1.96 Billion THAAD Production Contract for the UAE

Lockheed Martin received an undefinitized contract totaling $1.96 billion to produce the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System for the Missile Defense Agency and the United Arab Emirates. The contract is the first Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of […]


 
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