Pentagon Awards Three Contracts Worth $251 Million

August 28, 2013 @ 08:22 AM

Raytheon Co. was awarded a $54 million firm-fixed price, option eligible; non-multi-year contract modification to contract to exercise an option to conduct Excalibur 155mm Increment Ib production and procure a total of 765 projectiles

SAAB Wins Artillery Ammunition Order

July 22, 2013 @ 03:23 PM

Saab has received an order for the delivery of explosive training artillery ammunition. The order amounts to approximately MSEK 100 and production and delivery will take place during 2013 and 2014

BAE Systems, UT Corp Test Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile

July 2, 2013 @ 01:04 PM

BAE Systems and United Technologies Corporation announced that they have completed a successful guided flight test of the Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The MS-SGP was fired from a 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 Naval Gun System and all guided flight test objectives...

Israel In Talks With U.S To Procure JDAM, Bombs

December 11, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Israel is looking to acquire thousands of GPS-guided weapons from the United States in a contract worth potentially $647 million. The sale will include a broad array of bombs ranging from 250 pounds to 2,000 pounds, according to a Pentagon statement

Raytheon Successfully Test Fires Excalibur Projectiles During Flight Test

October 25, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Raytheon has fired eight precision-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during qualification flight tests. All eight rounds landed within five meters of the target, meeting stringent test objectives

India’s DRDO “inverse-engineers” powerful explosive charge, could be used in Arjun tank...

December 1, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

India’s Arjun main battle tank could get shells containing CL-20 explosive, a powerful new explosive charge, which is claimed to be several time more potent than RDX or HMX, the conventional explosive charges used in shells. The CL-20 shell could be fired from the 120mm main gun of the Arjun tank

Raytheon awarded $450 million contract for SDB II program from U.S

August 11, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz

MBDA display guided bomb at Farnborough Airshow 2010

July 22, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

MBDA Missile Systems have unveiled a small laser guided weapon developed with company funding at MBDA's U.S

Indian laser guided bombs find their target

June 10, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) developed Laser Guided Bombs have demonstrated accuracy and reliability in user trails held by the Indian Air Force in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The laser guided bombs have been developed by ADE a DRDO aeronautical lab at Bangalore which designed and developed the lethal bombs

Boeing awarded BRU-61/A carriage systems production contract to Cobham

April 14, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Cobham's Mission Equipment strategic business unit has been awarded further production contracts by The Boeing Company to supply more than 500 BRU-61/A carriage systems for the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) program. The BRU-61/A is a pneumatic multi-store system designed for carriage and release of Boeing's SDB weapon system which has been in service since 2006 on the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle

Boeing, Oto Melara sign $34 million contract for SDB co-production

January 20, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

The Boeing Company has signed a $34 million contract with Italian defense company Oto Melara to co-produce the Small Diameter Bomb Increment I (SDB I) weapon system for the Italian Air Force. "We are proud to team with Oto Melara to bring SDB and its precision, low-collateral-damage capabilities to the Italian Air Force," said Debra Rub, Boeing Weapons vice president

UAE to buy $290 million guided bombs from USA

December 30, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 22 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates of Enhanced Guided Bomb Units and associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $290 million