Missiles & Bombs News

Orbital Successfully Launches MDA Target Vehicle

Orbital, Dulles VA: Orbital Sciences announced Monday that it successfully launched a medium-range target vehicle that supported the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Critical Measurements and Countermeasures Program, Campaign 1 (CMCM-1). The launch of Orbital's medium-range Castor IVB target vehicle […]


TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles For Kuwait

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 4 August 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of 436 TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, […]


First SLAM-ER Missile for Republic of Korea

Boeing Co, ST. LOUIS: The first Boeing Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) rolled out recently during a ceremony at Boeing's Weapons Enterprise Capability Center in St. Charles, Mo.   The Republic of […]


Test of the upgraded guidance and control system for ATACMS Missile

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS: Lockheed Martin recently completed its third consecutive successful test of a new upgraded guidance and control system in conjunction with an improved fuze of the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) at White Sands Missile Range, NM.   The […]


New Technologies for Future Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Systems

Aerojet, SACRAMENTO: Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. company, announced today that it won a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop new solid rocket motor technologies for application on future Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Systems.   In the first six-month phase, […]


Missile Defense Agency Dedicates Sea-Based X-Band Radar

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lt. General Henry “Trey” Obering, Missile Defense Agency Director, announced the formal dedication of the Sea-Based X-Band Radar by program officials during a ceremony today at Kiewit Offshore Services at Corpus Christi, Texas.   The […]


Japan To Bring Forward Missile Defense Shield To 2006: Report

AFP, Tokyo: Japan wants to put a missile shield it is developing with the United States in place in early 2006, one year earlier than planned, due to threats from North Korea and China, a report said Saturday. The move […]


Enhanced Paveway II Successfully Proves Extended Range Capabilities

Raytheon Co, TUCSON: The U.S. Navy has successfully demonstrated the extended range capability of a Raytheon Company dual-mode precision guided weapon that offers flexibility not found in other weapons systems being produced.   Six Enhanced Paveway IIs were dropped at the […]


Lockheed Martin to Produce Unitary Army Tactical Missiles

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS, TX: Lockheed Martin received a contract valued at $79 million from the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command for the purchase of 106 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) Block 1A Quick Reaction Unitary missiles. These missiles will […]


Germany Aims to Sell Missiles to South Korea

Deutsche Welle German radio, Germany plans to sell South Korea surplus ground to air US-made Patriot missiles in a deal worth millions of dollars, the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD) reported in its Monday edition.   Defense ministry officials were in the […]


 
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