Raytheon Wins $80 Million Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Contract

December 27, 2017 @ 06:46 AM

Raytheon has won $80 million modification contract to exercise an option for Design Agent Engineering and technical support services for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System, SeaRAM, and Land-based Phalanx Weapon System for various nations. Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship...

UK's Royal Navy Test Fires New Sea Ceptor Missile

December 21, 2017 @ 10:23 AM

Britains Royal Navy successfully conducted firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system on board HMS Argyll. During the firings the system was first tested against single aerial targets

Boeing Wins Contract for Harpoon/SLAM-ER Missile Support for US Navy, 22 FMS...

December 18, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Boeing is being awarded $10.3 million contract for the procurement of Harpoon/SLAM-ER missile system and Harpoon launch systems follow-on integrated logistics and engineering services support for the United States Navy and various foreign military sales (FMS) customers

Lockheed Martin Test Fires Production-configured LRASM from USAF B-1B Bomber

December 13, 2017 @ 11:57 AM

Lockheed Martin has test fired production-configuration Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) from a US Air Force B-1B bomber. During the test over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, California, B-1B aircrew simultaneously launched two LRASMs against multiple maritime targets, meeting the primary test objectives, including target impact, the company said in...

Japan to Complete Long-range Cruise Missile Test Model by 2022

December 6, 2017 @ 01:10 PM

The Japanese government is set to begin research on anti-ship missiles with ground-attack capabilities from fiscal 2018 and complete a test model by fiscal 2022. In the meantime, the government plans to introduce the Lockheed Martins AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER) system and the Joint Strike Missile...

Lockheed Martin Wins $71.6M US Navy Contract For Trident II D5 Missiles

November 30, 2017 @ 05:29 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $71.6 million worth US Navy contract for Trident II rident II (D5) missile deployed system support, the Department of defense announced Wednesday

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

MBDA Partners With Safran For MMP Missile System

November 8, 2017 @ 11:11 AM

French firm MBDA has entered into global strategic partnership with Safran Australia as part of its bid for the Missile Moyen Portee (MMP) system anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) component being offered for the Australian Armys LAND 400 Ph 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) programme. According to the press release, Safran Electronics & Defense will play a key role in response to the Commonwealth of Australias Defence Industry Policy Statement to support the development of Australian sovereign industrial and strategic capability

Yemen Unveils Home-made Naval Missiles

November 8, 2017 @ 10:19 AM

Yemen has unveiled domestically manufactured ‘high-precision naval missiles, Mandab 1 at an exhibition in the western port city of Hudaydah. Senior Yemeni officials and military commanders of the Houthi Ansarullah movement have inspected domestically-manufactured naval missiles showcased by Yemen's armed forces at an exhibition,

Houthi Rebels Threaten To Shoot Down Saudi Vessels With New 'Underwater' Torpedo

November 7, 2017 @ 02:56 PM

Yemen's Houthi forces have threatened to shoot down Saudi vessels found anywhere near Red Sea ports controlled by the Yemeni rebels with the newly launched 'underwater' torpedo missiles. The torpedo, nicknamed Al-Manbab, is reportedly capable of hitting enemy ships from far away, although the exact firing reach remains unknown, Almasdar News reports Tuesday

Australia to Upgrade Nulka Anti-Ship Missile Defense on Ships for $200M

November 3, 2017 @ 08:43 AM

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made a commitment of $200 million to upgrade Nulka active missile decoy systems on existing ships. Nulka system would help defend Australia from the threat of anti-ship missiles that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft and land, Turnbull said

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