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Northrop Grumman Receives ICBM Award for Reentry Vehicle Upgrade

Northrop Grumman, Clearfield UT: Northrop Grumman was awarded a $135 million dollar, six-year contract this week to begin the full-rate production phase of the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Safety Enhanced Reentry Vehicle (SERV) program. Under the SERV program, […]

US To Test 700-tonne Explosive

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Washington: The US military plans to detonate a 700-tonne explosive charge in a test called “Divine Strake” that could send a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas, a senior defense official said Thursday. “I don't want to sound glib […]

Boeing, ATK Team for Israeli Short Range Ballistic Missile Defense Competition

Boeing, ST. LOUIS: Boeing announced today an exclusive agreement with Alliant Techsystems [NYSE: ATK] to support the new Israeli Short Range Ballistic Missile Defense (SRBMD) program, which Boeing is pursuing with partner Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI).   Supporting the partnership with […]

US Missile Defense Program Requires International Partnerships

US State Department, WASHINGTON: Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England says the United States is working to foster and maintain international partnerships to support its missile defense programs.   

NetFires Conducts Navy Ballistic Flight Test For NLOS-LS Missile

Raytheon , Tucson: NetFires, composed of Raytheon Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, has successfully conducted a ballistic test vehicle (BTV) flight test for the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS) Precision Attack Missile (PAM) at the Eglin Air […]

Small Diameter Bomb Provides Big Capabilities

Small Diameter Bomb Provides Big Capabilities

US Air Force, Eglin AFB FL: There's an old saying that goes, “good things come in small packages.” That saying rings true for the warfighter when looking at the capabilities of the small diameter bomb, the Air Force's newest precision […]

Military Starts Deploying Homemade Guided Missiles

Korea Overseas Information Service, The defense ministry has deployed three, domestically-built advanced guided missiles for the Army and Navy, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on Friday (Mar. 24).   The sophisticated precision-guided weapons are

Missile Defense System Ties Many Elements Together

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: The proposed U.S. ballistic missile defense system is intended to tie numerous independent elements into a sophisticated web of protection, U.S. military officials said.   The stated mission of the Missile Defense Agency is to field […]

South Korea Showcases New Missiles

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, South Korea showcased on March 24 a locally-developed ship-to-ship cruise missile and a shoulder-launched missile to counter North Korea

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