Missiles & Bombs News

New Poll Shows New Yorkers Support Missile Defense

Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, Washington DC: More than 70 percent of citizens throughout the state of New York support a missile defense system with the ability to protect the United States from a nuclear, chemical or biological attack. The results […]


Stinger Missiles In Afghanistan A Threat US

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Kabul: US-made Stinger missiles will pose a threat to military and commercial aircraft across the region if they fall into the hands of Taliban rebels in Afghanistan, the US-led coalition said Monday. Washington supplied a large number of […]


First Pathfinder Seeker for Missile Defense Agency's Multiple Kill Vehicle System

Lockheed Martin, SUNNYVALE: Lockheed Martin announced today that it has completed the first kill vehicle pathfinder seeker for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Multiple Kill Vehicle System. Lockheed Martin is testing the pathfinder seeker in its hardware-in-the-loop facility, creating a vibration […]


Laser JDAM turns attention to precision bomb battle

Flight International, US Navy plans to fund qualification of a laser seeker for Boeing


Firing Success for Defender Air Defence System

Thales, On 28 February 2006, Thales and Rafael achieved another milestone in the Defender system integration venture. The Defender successfully fired the BARAK missile at Shdema Test Range in the south of Israel. This latest achievement follows previous extensive integration […]


Block IV Tomahawk Cruise Missile for US and Royal Navies

Raytheon , Tucson AZ: Raytheon has been awarded a $346 million contract increment to supply the U.S. and United Kingdom navies with the Block IV (Tactical) Tomahawk cruise missile. This is the third installment on a multi-year contract whose value […]


Britain Opens Nuclear Missile Debate

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Britain opened an inquiry into replacing its ageing nuclear weaponry on March 14 with some participants warning it could be too expensive


Compact Kinetic Energy Missile Test Successful

Lockheed Martin, DALLAS: Two tests of Lockheed Martin's Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) were successfully conducted at Aerojet Corporation and ATK Tactical Systems Company.  These tests marked major milestones in the CKEM Advanced Technology Demonstration (ATD) program. All test objectives […]


North Korea, Iran Pose Missile Threat to U.S., General Says

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The proliferation of ballistic missile technology threatens the security of the United States, the director of the Missile Defense Agency said here yesterday.   Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee, Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry […]


 
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