Lockheed Martin to Supply 4320 Laser Guided Training Rounds to US Navy

January 30, 2019 @ 10:40 AM

Lockheed Martin has won $16 million modification contract to supply 4320 BDU-59B/B Laser Guided Training Rounds to the United States Navy. Work is expected to be completed in December 2021, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday

US Approves Sale of 2 Aegis Weapon System to Japan for $2.1

January 30, 2019 @ 05:12 AM

The United States State Department has approved sale of two AEGIS Weapon Systems (AWS), two Multi-Mission Signal Processors (MMSP) and two Command and Control Processor (C2P) Refreshes and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.150 billion to Japan

China Paints J-16 Multi-Role Fighter Jet with Stealth Features

January 30, 2019 @ 01:00 AM

Chinas J-16 multi-role fighter jet will now have a silver-grey paint coating that can provide a kind of cloaking capability. The fighter jet is now confirmed to be able to carry all types of air-to-surface weapons in precision strikes, China Central Television (CCTV) reported Monday

Egypt Likely to Order 12 Additional Rafale Fighters during Macron’s Visit

January 24, 2019 @ 12:20 PM

The French Dassault is expected to receive an additional order of 12 Rafale fighter jets from Egypt during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron later this week. Between Paris and Cairo, there is a real convergence on the Rafale issue to the point that it is increasingly possible that an...

US Reps Missing as Russia Shows 9M729 Missiles to Foreign Military Attaches'

January 24, 2019 @ 11:18 AM

Representatives from the United States gave a miss to a briefing about the Russian 9M729 missiles given to foreign military attaches in Kubinka near Moscow yesterday. The US claims that the 9M729 missiles which operate with the Iskander-M launch system, violate the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty between the two countries...

Northrop Grumman Wins $149M USAF Battlefield Airborne Communication Node Contract

January 23, 2019 @ 03:59 AM

Northrop Grumman has won $149.6 million modification contract to exercise Option Year One for Battlefield Airborne Communications Node, payload operations and sustainment

Russia Grounds Tu-22M3 Bomber Fleet after Tuesday’s Crash

January 23, 2019 @ 03:51 AM

Russia has grounded its Tu-22M3 fleet until the end of probe into the causes of Tuesdays air crash that killed three crew members. "For now all Tupolev-22M3 have been banned from flying until the causes of todays crash become clear,"

GE Wins Teaming-Enabled Architectures for Manned-Unmanned Systems Prototype contract

January 23, 2019 @ 03:33 AM

The United States Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) has awarded a project task assignment for the Teaming-Enabled Architectures for Manned-Unmanned Systems (TEAMS) prototype program to GE Aviation. The project is under the authority of the Base Vertical Lift Consortium Project

BAE Systems Wins $474 Million US Army M109 Vehicles Maintenance Contract

January 23, 2019 @ 03:19 AM

BAE Systems has won a $474 million contract for system support and maintenance for the United States Armys M109 Paladin Family of Vehicles. The contract includes system technical support, sustainment system technical support, depot maintenance support, field service representatives, systems engineering, program management, engineering management, quality management, configuration management, logistics support, and software management and maintenance for the M109 Family of Vehicles, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday

Rolls-Royce Wins $35M to Deliver 17 V-22 Osprey Aircraft Engines

January 23, 2019 @ 03:06 AM

Rolls-Royce is awarded $35.6 million modification contract to produce and deliver 17 AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 aircraft, to include one engine for the Marine Corps, eight engines for the Navy, and eight engines for the government of Japan

Israel MoD, US MDA Test-fire Arrow-3 Missile

January 22, 2019 @ 02:03 PM

The Israeli ministry of defense (MoD) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have conducted a pre-planned flight test of Arrow-3 missile against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere. The test was carried out at about 6

China Conducts Mock ICBM Test from Underground Silo

January 22, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

Chinas People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force conducted a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strike mission from an underground bunker against an imaginary enemy. China Central Television (CCTV) did not disclose details on the location and time of the exercise