Rocket Attack on US Base in Iraq Leaves 3 Dead, Dozen Injured

March 12, 2020 @ 04:27 AM

Eighteen Katyusha rockets struck US' Al-Taji base just north of Baghdad on Wednesday night, reportedly leaving two Americans and a British soldier dead, and around a dozen others injured. The US-led Coalition confirmed in a statement that “three Coalition personnel were killed during a rocket attack on Camp Taj, Iraq, March...

Israel Tests Rocket Propulsion System

February 3, 2020 @ 06:39 AM

The Israel Ministry of Defense has announced it concluded experimental test of its rocket propulsion system from a military base located in the center of the country. "The Israel Ministry of Defense has completed a test of a rocket propulsion system from a military base in central Israel

Australian Army Orders Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar System Update From Saab

February 21, 2019 @ 07:17 AM

Saab received an order late December last year from the Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) on behalf of the Australian Army to update the Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System (WAVES) equipment for the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) System. The WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when...

Lockheed Martin Wins $218M To Supply M142 HIMARS Rocket Launchers To Romania

August 10, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a foreign military sales contract worth over $218 million to provide 18 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and associated equipment to Romania, the Department of defense announced Thursday. “Lockheed Martin Corp

Russian Space Agency To Spend $24 Billion for Super Heavy Carrier Rocket

August 7, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

Russias State Space Corporation Roscosmos has launched a federal program for creating a super-heavy carrier rocket, Dmitry Rogozin, Roscosmos Chief said on Monday. The creation of the super-heavy carrier rocket and the construction of the corresponding infrastructure will cost $24 billion,

US Navy Orders More BAE’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems For $224...

June 28, 2018 @ 07:43 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $224 million worth contract to BAE Systems for the production and delivery of an additional 10,185 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS), the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc

USAF Awards Rocket Propulsion Engine Development Contract

June 26, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

The US Air Force has awarded $69.8 million worth contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne for rocket propulsion engine development, the Department of Defense announced Friday

India Test-Fires Upgraded Guided Pinaka Rocket

May 30, 2018 @ 01:30 PM

India has successfully test-fired the upgraded version of Pinaka rocket from the Proof & Experiment Establishment (PXE) at Chandipur in Odisha today. "Two rounds of tests have been conducted and some more rounds have been planned," a defence source told PTI

US Army Awards $828 Million Contract For Guided MLRS Rocket Production

May 8, 2018 @ 02:24 PM

Lockheed Martin received an $828 million not-to-exceed contract from the U.S

Airbus H145M Helicopter Test Fires Thales’ Laser Guided Rockets

January 31, 2018 @ 03:29 PM

Airbus Helicopters announced Wednesday that its new H145M helicopter demonstrated the ability to fire laser guided rockets, the FZ275 LGR from Thales, in the first weeks of December 2017 at the Älvdalen test range, Sweden. The electro-optical system (MX-15D) from L3 Wescam with embedded laser designation enabled a deviation of less than a meter for all rockets fired at a distance of up to 4

India Test-fires Home-grown Guided Pinaka Rocket

January 24, 2017 @ 02:32 PM

Indian Army successfully tested guided Pinaka rocket from launch complex—III of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad at Chandipur today. Defence sources were quoted as saying by PTI that the test was conducted at 12:45 pm and Pinaka rocket mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit, was transformed into a “guided Pinaka"

General Dynamics Wins FMS Contract Worth $169 Million For Hydra Rockets

July 12, 2016 @ 09:14 AM

General Dynamics has won Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract worth $169 million to provide Hydra rockets to Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, India, and Belgium. “General Dynamics – OTS Inc