Missiles & Bombs News

Lithuanian Air Defence Battalion to Test Short-Range Missile System in Latvia

Lithuanian Ministry of Defence, On 5-6 October troops of the Air Defence Battalion of the Lithuanian Air Force, together with their Latvian counterparts, will for the first time ever attend an exercise of live firing from the short-range air defence […]


Missile Defense Radar Exercise Successfully Completed

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Stinger missiles seized near border

Agence France-Presse, PESHAWAR: Pakistani paramilitary forces yesterday seized six US-made Stinger anti-aircraft missiles along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a raid on a house near the Afghan border, a top paramilitary commander said.


Japan Alarmed As Cost Of Missile Defense System With US Triples: Report

AFP, Tokyo: The United States has told Japan it would cost nearly three times more than previously estimated to develop a joint missile defense system against a possible attack by North Korea, a report said Sunday. The Japanese government may […]


Surface-to-Surface Missile System for German Navy

Saab AB, Today the procurement contract for the heavy-weight anti-ship Missile System RBS15 Mk3 from Saab was signed by the German Federal Procurement Agency and prime contractor Diehl BGT Defence.   The value of the contract for Saab Bofors Dynamics, who […]


Ground-based Midcourse Defense Interceptor Emplaced

Ground-based Midcourse Defense Interceptor Emplaced

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS: The Boeing Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program team and the Missile Defense Agency emplaced the ninth GMD interceptor in its underground silo at Fort Greely, Alaska on Sept. 18. The operation involved the use of […]


Missile Defense Elements Participate In Air Force Test

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lieutenant General Henry


Northrop Grumman-Led Team Wins Missile Defense Agency's Joint National Integration Center Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation, COLORADO SPRINGS: Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract today by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to continue its prime contractor role for the Joint National Integration Center (JNIC) Research and Development Contract.   The award is […]


Successful Test of the Compact Kinetic Energy Missile at the Holloman Air Force Base

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin has successfully conducted a sled test of its Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) recently at the High Speed Test Track at Holloman Air Force Base, NM.  The test evaluated penetration data and the lethality […]


Laser-guided Bomb (LGB) Kits for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin, Lockheed Martin has received a contract valued at approximately $50 million to deliver laser-guided bomb (LGB) kits to the U.S. Air Force next year.  The contract, for manufacture and delivery of GBU-12 kits, represents more than half of […]


 
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