Missiles & Bombs News

Aegis Weapon System Tracks Advanced, Separating Ballistic Missile Target

Lockheed Martin, KAUAI, Hawaii: The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System with its prototype Aegis BMD Signal Processor (Aegis BSP) successfully tracked an advanced ballistic missile target. This test was the second at-sea tracking event for the Aegis BSP. […]

.S. Increases Order for Combat-Tested Javelin Missile

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: On the heels of a $119 million contract from the U.S. Army in May, the Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture (JV) received a $110 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for Javelin Anti-tank Weapon System production.   The […]

US Completes Deactivation Of Peacekeeper ICBMs

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, United Nations: The United States announced Monday that it had completed the deactivation of its entire force of 50 Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), each capable of carrying 10 nuclear warheads. “This latest step implementing President (George W.) […]

First Hardware and Software Integration of Payload for New Missile Warning Satellite

Northrop Grumman, AZUSA: Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced the completion of mechanical and electrical integration work for a key element of the nation's next-generation missile warning system, the payload for the first Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous-orbit satellite. Northrop Grumman […]

AEGIS Weapon System Successful in Ballistic Missile Tracking Exercise

Lockheed Martin, MOORESTOWN, NJ: The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System successfully detected and tracked an unarmed U.S. Air Force Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).  Aegis detected the missile when it rose above the horizon and immediately began […]

Small Diameter Bomb Certified for Operational Test, Evaluation

US Air Force, EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: 19! 23! 35! 37! 20! — No, that's not a football audible at the line of scrimmage, but the accomplishments of the Small Diameter Bomb Program: the number of months, 19, from the […]

India tests surface-to-air missile

Agence France-Presse, BHUBANESHWAR, India: India today successfully tested a homemade surface-to-air missile three times at a coastal range in the eastern state of Orissa, a government official said. The multi-target missile Akash — meaning sky in Hindi — was first […]

SKorea to develop new weapon to replace Hawk missiles

Agence France-Presse, SEOUL: South Korea is developing a new surface-to-air missile to replace its outdated, US-made Hawk missiles, a state-run defense research institute said. The Agency for Defence Development (ADD) said it had been working on the project worth 555.8 […]

NLOS-LS Enhanced Precision Attack Missile Seeker Approved as Baseline Capability

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: The Raytheon Company-developed Enhanced Precision Attack Missile (EPAM) seeker has been transitioned to the baseline seeker for the Non Line of Sight

HARPOON Block II Missiles for Chile

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 28 September 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Chile of 20 RGM-84L HARPOON Block II missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The total […]

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