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Software For Joint Common Missile Seeker Passes Key Design Reviews

Software For Joint Common Missile Seeker Passes Key Design Reviews

SPX, Orlando FL: The tri-mode seeker and guidance software that represent the “eyes and brains” of the Lockheed Martin Joint Common Missile (JCM) reached a significant milestone in passing sub-system Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs) recently. File photo of a Joint […]

Russian Rocket Reportedly Crashes

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Reports say a Russian Molniya rocket carrying a military communications satellite has crashed in Siberia today shortly after takeoff. Officials are quoted by Russian news agencies as saying the rocket, launched from the Plesetsk space center, […]

India tests surface-to-air missile for second time in three days

AFP / AFX, BHUBANESWAR: India today successfully tested a surface-to-air missile for the second time in two days, a defence ministry official said. The missile Akash — meaning sky in Hindi — was tested at a range in eastern Orissa […]

US Willing To Talk To India About Supplying Missile Defence

AFP, New Delhi: A US official said Thursday his government was willing to talk to India about supplying missile defence systems, but urged New Delhi to spell out regulatory mechanisms for controlling exports of sensitive technologies. “We are willing to […]

Raytheon Unveils Missile Defense for Planes

AP, LE BOURGET, France (AP): Raytheon Co. said Tuesday it has developed a high-powered microwave beam to defend airliners from missiles and is urging the U.S. government to deploy it at major airports to foil possible terrorist attacks. The U.S. […]

LFK Plans New Taurus Missile Variants


EADS Missile Warning System Successfully Flight-Tested on Danish F-16

EADS, ULM, Germany: EADS Defence Electronics has successfully conducted first test flights with its missile warning system MILDS on a Royal Danish Airforce F-16 at RDAF airfield Aalborg. MILDS is an advanced, sensor system which detects and tracks the UV […]

Dual Mode Guided Bomb Passes More Tests

Lockheed Martin, ARCHBALD: Lockheed Martin successfully completed additional flight tests of its Dual Mode Guided Bomb (DMGB) at the U.S. Navy's China Lake test range recently. The weapons were released from Navy aircraft and maneuvered through controlled flight and target […]

Sale of SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to Japan

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 6 June 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of 40 SM-2 Block IIIB Tactical Standard missiles with MK 13 MOD 0 canisters as well […]

Japan to develop missile defense system with US from 2006

AFP, Japan aims to start developing next year a missile defense system that it has been researching with the United States, the defense agency chief said. The defense agency will include in its budget for the next fiscal year some […]

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