Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, 5 Others to get SeaRAM Anti-ship Weapon System

December 29, 2018 @ 10:36 AM

Raytheon has won $81million modification contract for design, engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS), SeaRAM, and Land-based Phalanx Weapon System to Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Canada, United Kingdom, South Korea, Portugal and Greece. Phalanx CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering...

Raytheon To Provide Zumwalt Capability, Design Support to SM-2

December 27, 2018 @ 10:55 AM

Raytheon has won a $17 million modification contract to exercise an option for providing Zumwalt capability and design agent support to the Standard Missile-2 (SM-2). Fiscal 2017 and 2018 weapons procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $16,951,832 will be obligated at time of award and will...

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Long Range Anti-Ship Missile to USAF Operational

December 19, 2018 @ 01:09 PM

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) to the United States (US) Air Force operational units. The LRASM completed the required integration, flight testing, modelling and simulation for the EOC declaration

France Tests Third Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile from an Helicopter

December 17, 2018 @ 01:02 PM

The French Directorate General of Armament (DGA) and MBDA have tested third light anti-ship missile (ANL) or Sea Venom off the Levant (83-Var) island from a helicopter. The tests were conducted on 14 November 2018 by the teams from the Directorate General of Armament (DGA) and MBDA at the Mediterranean Center...

Raytheon wins $56M to Support Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Program

December 15, 2018 @ 11:38 AM

Raytheon has won two contracts of a combined worth of $56 million, to support the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) program. The first contract for $24 million contract for long lead materials in support of ESSM Block 1 production and spares requirements

Ukraine Test New Anti-ship Cruise, Modernized S-125 Missiles

December 6, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

Ukraine has successfully tested a new anti-ship cruise missile, ‘Neptune and a modernized S-125 surface-to-air missile system, at a firing range in the Odesa Oblast Wednesday. “The task set today to the cruise missiles is to demonstrate their effective range and their proximity in engaging above-water targets,” Olexandr Turchynov, the chairman of Ukraines Defense and Security Council was quoted as saying during a press briefing after the tests by

Lockheed Martin Awarded to Test Aegis on US Navy's Five New DDG51-class...

December 1, 2018 @ 01:12 PM

Lockheed Martin is awarded a $20.5 million modification contract to exercise options for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS baselines through Advanced Capability Build (ACB) 12

Raytheon Wins $37M US Navy SM-2, SM-6 Missiles Maintenance Contract

November 27, 2018 @ 01:22 AM

Raytheon has won $37 million modification contract for procurement of fiscal 2019 United States Navy Standard missile SM-2 and Standard missile SM-6 intermediate-level repair and maintenance. Work is expected to be completed by November 2019, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday

South Korea to Deploy New Ship-based Guided Interceptors Next Year

November 26, 2018 @ 07:25 AM

South Korean state-run Agency for Defense Development will deploy newly developed weapon system, including ship-based guided interceptors next year. ADD has already completed the development of the guided missile, named Haegung (sea bow), designed to intercept incoming enemy missiles or shoot down aircraft, Yonhap news agency reported quoting unnamed defense industry officials as saying Sunday

MBDA’s Marte ER Anti-ship Missile Completes First Flight

November 21, 2018 @ 04:18 PM

MBDAs Marte ER anti-ship missile, meant for firing from the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet, completed its first flight on November 9. The firing trial was carried out on 9 November in an Italian test range

US Approves Sale of $561M worth Ship-launched SM-3 Missiles to Japan

November 20, 2018 @ 04:04 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of eight Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B Missiles and 13 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 2A Missiles for an estimated cost of $561 million. The missiles will provide Japan with an increased ballistic missile defense capability to assist in defending the Japanese homeland

Lockheed Martin wins a $172 Million to Supply Long-range Anti-ship Missiles

November 16, 2018 @ 09:39 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $172 million contract for the supply of 50 Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) for the United States Air Force. Work is expected to be complete by the end of December 2021, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday