US Navy Littoral Combat Ship Fires Harpoon Missile Near Guam

August 23, 2017 @ 04:21 PM

Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Coronado has conducted a live-fire exercise of the GM-84D Harpoon Block 1C missile system near the coast of Guam on August 22. The Harpoon missile, an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, has reportedly destroyed a surface target at significant distance beyond the ships visual range,...

US Navy Launches LRSAM From B-1B Lancer

August 19, 2017 @ 12:40 AM

The US Navy and Lockheed Martin conducted the first free flight launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from a B-1B Lancer Aug. 16 over Point Mugu Sea Range in California

Raytheon Wins $32M US Navy Standard Missile-6 Spares Contract

August 10, 2017 @ 03:50 AM

Raytheon is being awarded a $32 million modification contract for procurement of long-lead material in support of fiscal 2017 Standard Missile-6 full-rate production requirements and spares for the US Navy. Work is expected to be completed by March 2020, US department of defense said in a statement on Wednesday

Lockheed Martin To Manufacture Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles For US Navy, Air...

July 26, 2017 @ 04:07 PM

Lockheed Martin has won an $86.5 million contract from the US Navy and Air Force for Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production

Lockheed Martin To Provide 23 Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles For USAF

July 26, 2017 @ 09:28 AM

Lockheed Martin has won over $86 million to manufacture and provide 23 long range anti-ship missiles for the US Air Force. It can be launched from a US Air Force B-1B bomber

Japan To Equip F-2 Fighters With New Air-to-Ship Missiles

July 19, 2017 @ 12:35 PM

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force will equip its F-2 fighters fleet with a new air-to-ship missile that travels three times faster than the type 93, from next fiscal year. The government will allocate huge amount in a budgetary request for fiscal 2018 to mass produce the missile, which is currently under development

Indian, Israeli Companies Sign 12 Defense Agreements Worth $4.3 Billion

July 7, 2017 @ 11:17 AM

Indian and Israeli companies have signed agreements that include manufacturing of air defense systems, radars, anti-ship missiles, medium altitude long endurance UAVs in India under technology transfer. About 12 agreements worth $4

Rosoboronexport Set To Export S-400 Missile Defence System to India, China

June 21, 2017 @ 01:32 PM

Rosoboronexport is set to export its top anti-missile defence system, S-400 Triumf almost simultaneously to Asian rivals India and China. Russias arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport expects to sign a contract with India 'soon' on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, its chief executive Alexander Mikheyev said at the Paris Air Show 2017 on Wednesday

Raytheon Receives US$652 Million Contract For Standard Missile-2 Used In AEGIS

June 17, 2017 @ 04:18 AM

Raytheon has received a $652-million contract to equip the US Navy and allied navies with the Standard Missile-2 used in the AEGIS missile defense system, the US Department of Defense announced yesterday. "Raytheon Missile Systems is being awarded a $617,633,351 fixed-price-incentive firm, firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for procurement of fiscal 2017 Standard Missile-2 full-rate production requirements and spares for US and Allied Foreign Navies," the release said on Friday

North Korea Launches Four Anti-Ship Missiles

June 8, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

North Korea has fired four anti-ship missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, probably to demonstrate its "precise targeting capability". The projectiles, launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs was quoted as saying by

After Boeing, Lockheed Martin Drops Out From US Navy Over-The-Horizon Missile Competition

May 25, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

Lockheed Martin has officially withdrawn its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from the competition to field an over-the-horizon (OTH) cruise missile for US Navys littoral combat ships (LCS) and frigates. Early this month, Boeing also announced its decision to withdraw from the competition citing continuous change in requirements

Russian Navy To Raise Strategic Nuclear Submarines Armed With Missiles To 13

May 24, 2017 @ 12:35 PM

Russian Navy is planning to raise the number of strategic nuclear submarines to 13, including seven 'Boreys' with 'Bulava' missiles. The current nine strategic submarines that the Navy has reinforce Russia's Strategic Missile Forces and allow for permanent patrol of the world's oceans, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a government hour session Wednesday