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France Tests US Navy’s Supersonic Sea Skimming Target

France Tests US Navy’s Supersonic Sea Skimming Target

As part of a foreign military sales case, the U.S. Navy worked together with French military to execute France’s first aerial target live fire event using a GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target (SSST) April 4. France’s military procurement agency […]


Russia waiting for S-500 air defense system

Russia waiting for S-500 air defense system

The S-500, a new generation surface-to-air missile system, is to enter the Russian Air Defense arsenal in 2015. At present, the Russian Air Forces are outfitted with the S-400 and S-300V4 complexes, which see their production rates gradually increasing. Still, […]


Russia Tests New Thermobaric Rocket System

Russia Tests New Thermobaric Rocket System

Russia has tested a new thermobaric rocket for its TOS-1 Buratino and TOS-1A Soltsepek multiple launch rocket systems, the Izvestia daily reported on Tuesday. The tests took place at the Prudboi site in the Southern Military District. The new missile […]


S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

S-400 Missiles Deployed in Russia’s Baltic Fleet

Russia has deployed a battalion of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems at a Baltic Fleet base in the exclave of Kaliningrad, the Izvestia daily reported on Monday. This is the third base to deploy an S-400 battalion. The other […]


New Raytheon Guided Bomb Completes Initial Flight Test

New Raytheon Guided Bomb Completes Initial Flight Test

Raytheon Company’s Small Tactical Munition Phase II scored a direct hit on a target during the weapon’s first guided flight test. “STM Phase II is ideally suited to weaponize Shadow-class unmanned aircraft systems and counterinsurgency aircraft because STM is a […]


Lockheed To Maintain Shared Early Warning System for US Space and Missile Command

Lockheed To Maintain Shared Early Warning System for US Space and Missile Command

The system that provides U.S. Theater Combatant Commanders and partner nations with U.S. missile event information will continue to be supported by Lockheed Martin. The U.S. Air Force Electronics System Center, Space C2 and Surveillance Division, awarded Lockheed Martin a […]


Cassidian Protects Vehicle Convoys Against Roadside Bombs

Cassidian Protects Vehicle Convoys Against Roadside Bombs

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed a new-generation Convoy Protection Jammer that significantly enhances the protection of vehicle convoys against attacks by radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs). The Vehicle Protection Jammer uses the ultra-fast SMART Responsive […]


Pentagon backs expanding Israel’s anti-rocket defenses

Pentagon backs expanding Israel’s anti-rocket defenses

The Pentagon said Tuesday it will request funding to expand Israel’s “Iron Dome” short-range air defense system, which helped thwart rocket attacks out of Gaza earlier this month. The United States spent $204 million on the Iron Dome system in […]


First New-production Patriot System Debuts in Flight Test

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Raytheon has successfully completed a system-level guided flight test of the new-production Patriot at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The modernized Patriot provides an affordable, low-risk and rapid path to meet the warfighter’s current and future air and missile defense […]


 
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