Lockheed Martin Wins $110 Million Gray Wolf Sub-sonic Cruise Missile Demonstration Contract

December 19, 2017 @ 01:58 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded $110 million contract for the gray wolf science and technology demonstration effort. The contract provides for the design, development, manufacture, and testing of prototype-affordable cruise missiles to advance networked collaborative operations technologies for defeat of enemy integrated air defense systems, US department of defense said...

Raytheon Wins $302 Million Contract to Supply 618 JSOW Air-to-ground Missiles to

December 13, 2017 @ 03:33 AM

Raytheon has won $302.4 million modification contract for the procurement of 618 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) air-to-ground missiles (AGM-154 Block III C) for Saudi Arabia under Foreign Military Sales program

First 50 Missiles, Firing Posts from MMP Combat System Delivered to French

December 1, 2017 @ 09:49 AM

Frances defence procurement agency, DGA, has accepted delivery of the first batch of 50 missiles and 20 firing posts from the new MMP land combat missile system manufactured by MBDA, last week. The new system will gradually replace the Milan, the HOT missiles mounted on VAB Armoured Fighting Vehicles and the...

Eight S Korean Apache Choppers To Test Launch Hellfire Missiles In Live-fire...

November 13, 2017 @ 09:07 AM

The South Korean military will conduct its first live-firing exercise with US-built Hellfire air-surface missiles to be launched from Apache helicopters on Monday to beef up its air defense, the local media reports. Eight Apache AH-64E attack helicopters belonging to the South Korean Army's Aviation Operations Command will be mobilized to...

Test-Firing of Brahmos Cruise Missile from Sukhoi-30MKI in Late November

November 12, 2017 @ 12:20 PM

Final preparations for test firing of the Brahmos Cruise Missile from the belly of a Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft are being made for possible launch in late November. "Some 20-30 hours of flying with the 2

MBDA To Present 'SmartGlider' Guided Weapon System At Dubai Airshow 2017

November 11, 2017 @ 01:39 PM

MBDA will present SmartGlider, a new family of air launched guided weapons, at Dubai Airshow starting tomorrow, for the first time outside Europe. “We are seeing a huge interest in the SmartGlider family from the region”, states Florent Duleux, MBDA Vice-President Middle East

Turkey Signs Letter Of Intent With France, Italy For New Missile Defense...

November 10, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

Turkey on Wednesday signed a letter of intent with France and Italy aiming to strengthen cooperation on joint defense projects, which includes development of a new missile defense system. Addressing a meeting of NATO defense ministers on Thursday, Turkeys defense minister Nurettin Canikli was quoted as saying by Andolu Agency that the projects covered under the letter could help cooperating countries develop “top" systems for defending against lone missiles -- such as a SAMP-T-based system -- as well as address Turkeys current gaps in missile defense

South Korea Live-fires Cheongung Anti-Aircraft Missiles

November 3, 2017 @ 02:16 PM

South Korea conducted trials of two Cheongung anti-aircraft guided missiles and hit a mock target in its first live-fire mission since the homegrown missile was deployed. The Cheongung medium-range surface-to-air missile (KM-SAM) was among the weapons systems mobilized for a firing contest hosted by the Air Defense Artillery Command

Raytheon to Transition Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Program into Production

October 31, 2017 @ 06:02 AM

Raytheon Missile Systems is being awarded a $59.7 million contract modification to previously awarded contract to allow RMS to provide engineering services, analysis, and material necessary to transition the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA program into production

India's L&T To Invest $154M On Missile Systems and Battle Tank Plants...

October 28, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

Larsen & Toubro Limited, India's engineering conglomerate is looking to invest INR 500 crore (US$77 million) on the missile systems facilities which will be built in Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra or Gujarat. "We are looking at Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and even Gujarat to set up the missile and missile systems plant, which would involve an outlay of around Rs 500 crore

US Marines test-fire Land Artillery Rocket System from Amphibious Ship

October 25, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD-23)

Israel Defense Forces Orders SPIKE LR II Fifth-Gen Missiles

October 24, 2017 @ 03:42 PM

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has been awarded a contract with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to supply more than one thousand SPIKE LR 2, a fifth generation electro-optical, precision-guided missiles