Missiles & Bombs News

DoD Official: Rudimentary Missile Defense System in Place

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The United States now has a rudimentary missile defense system in place, a senior defense official told the Senate's strategic forces subcommittee here April 4.   “The United States today has all the pieces in place […]

Poland Set For Talks On Hosting U.S. Missile Defense Site

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Washington has proposed holding detailed talks with Warsaw on locating part of a U.S. anti-missile defense system on Polish soil, Poland

Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Completes Successful Critical Design Review

Alliant Techsystems, MINNEAPOLIS: The AARGM international government – industry team (Alliant Techsystems, U.S. Navy & Marine Corps (USMC) and Italian Air Force) has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM). During the […]

JASSM Cruise Missile Weapon Data Link Development

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: Lockheed Martin received a U.S. Air Force task order totaling more than $32 million for the development of a Weapon Data Link (WDL) capability that will enable the extended-range JASSM system to engage relocatable and time-critical targets. […]

Iran Test-Fires Third Missile in a Week

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Iran has successfully test-fired its third missile in week during war games in the Gulf, Iran

International Cooperation on Missile Defense Capabilities Growing

US State Department, WASHINGTON: Growing international cooperation in building missile defense capabilities represents a new, forward-looking consensus on defending against current and future threats, says Paula DeSutter, assistant secretary of state for verification, compliance and implementation.   

Standard Missile-2 Block IV with Upgrades is Successfully Flight Tested

Raytheon , TUCSON:  A Raytheon Company Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IV with control systems upgrades was successfully flight tested against a subsonic target at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Feb. 16. The upgrades will provide the U.S. Navy with improved […]

Pentagon: Iran Missile Advances Possible

Voice of America, PENTAGON: The U.S. Defense Department says it is possible Iran has made improvements in its missile forces, but a spokesman has also warned that Iran has exaggerated its capabilities in the past.   Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman responded […]

Tests Completed on AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Upgrades

Lockheed Martin, MOORESTOWN, NJ: Lockheed Martin announced the successful completion of land-based testing for the next enhancement to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System.  Completion of this testing is a key milestone to provide tactically certified capability to […]

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