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Hellfire AGM-114N Thermobaric Missile Approved for Production

Hellfire AGM-114N Thermobaric Missile Approved for Production

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: Lockheed Martin announced that the U.S. government has approved the thermobaric HELLFIRE (AGM-114N) missile for an accelerated full-rate production run. A government-industry team conducted a successful Production Readiness Review (PRR) of the metal augmented charge (MAC), also […]


Successful Test of the Loitering Attack Missile Warhead

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin, part of the NetFires LLC with Raytheon Company, recently performed four successful tests of the Non-Line-of-Sight – Launch System (NLOS-LS) Loitering Attack Missile (LAM) Multiple Explosively Formed Penetrator (MEFP) warhead. The tests took place […]


Estonia To Upgrade Weak Air Defence System With New Missiles

AFP, Tallinn: Estonia plans to upgrade its anti-aircraft defence system and has invited European company MBDA and its US rival Raytheon to bid for a 45-million-euro (55-million-dollar) contract to supply missiles, officials said on Thursday. Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Joeruut […]


Russian nuclear sub test-fires ballistic Missile

Itar-Tass, MOSCOW: A Russian nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea successfully test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile at 11:07, Moscow time, on Wednesday, a Defense Ministry official told Itar-Tass. It was a scheduled launch in accordance with the combat training plan, […]


Modernized antiaircraft missile system displayed at MAKS-2005

RIA Novosti, ZHUKOVSKY: The OSA-AKM modernized antiaircraft missile system was presented at the MAKS-2005 aerospace show in Zhukovsky Tuesday. “About 400 OSA systems have been adopted by different countries,” Alexander Konopolov, chief designer at the Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol, said […]


ATACMS MISSILE WITH PENETRATOR WARHEAD SUCCESSFUL IN FINAL FLIGHT TEST

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin and Sandia National Laboratories successfully conducted the final flight test of a Tactical Missile System – Penetrator (TACMS-P) recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The TACMS-P flew 136 kilometer and performed as expected, […]


KEY HARDWARE FOR MISSILE WARNING SYSTEM DELIVERED

KEY HARDWARE FOR MISSILE WARNING SYSTEM DELIVERED

Lockheed Martin, SUNNYVALE: Lockheed Martin has achieved another major step in the development of the nation's next-generation missile warning system with the successful delivery of the spacecraft core structure with an integrated propulsion subsystem for the first Space-Based Infrared System […]


Taiwan Begins Deployment Of Cruise Missiles: Report

Taiwan Begins Deployment Of Cruise Missiles: Report

AFP, Taipei: Taiwan has begun deploying home-made cruise missiles on mobile launchers that are capable of hitting major military targets in southeast China, a newspaper here reported Friday. The China Times said the Hsiung Feng missiles, which have a range […]


Pakistan developing longer-range cruise missile: official

IRNA, Pakistan is developing a new cruise missile with a longer range of 1,000 kilometre, said a Paksitani minister here Saturday. Pakistani Information and Broadcasting Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed made the remark during a media workshop adding in Islamabad. Pakistan […]


India to Test Nuclear Capable Missile Soon

DefenceTalk, According to defence experts in India and recent reports in the news media suggest that India is getting ready to test nuclear capable missile with range of more than 3000+km, however the test could take place probably by years end but […]


 
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