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Lockheed Martin Wins $559M for Trident II D5 Missile

January 31, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

Lockheed Martin Space won a $559 modification contract for Trident II D5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM). The contract includes Trident II D5 missile production and deployed system support, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday

New Drones, Missiles Unveiled At Iran's Eqtedar 40 Exhibition

January 31, 2019 @ 09:26 AM

Iranian Armed Forces have unveiled new drones and missiles at the Eqtedar 40 Exhibition ahead of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The equipment were displayed at Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Grounds in Tehran, PressTV reported Wednesday

China Conducts Mock ICBM Test from Underground Silo

January 22, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

Chinas People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force conducted a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strike mission from an underground bunker against an imaginary enemy. China Central Television (CCTV) did not disclose details on the location and time of the exercise

US Technical Team to Explain Risk to F-35 Jets from Turkish S-400...

January 8, 2019 @ 10:19 AM

The United States will be sending a technical team in the coming weeks to Turkey to explain the risk to F-35 fighter jets from S-400 air defense systems. The US has been long urging Turkey to cancel its plans to purchase Russian-made S-400 anti-ballistic missile system citing concerns over flight safety...

Saudi-Ukrainian Developed Mobile Ballistic Missile to Enter Saudi Service by 2022

January 4, 2019 @ 12:07 PM

Saudi Arabia is likely to receive new mobile Thunder-2 short-range ballistic missile systems in 2022. The kingdom received the first batch of components that include engines, spare parts and different warheads of the missile as part of the first phase of test programme,

Russia Tests Avangard Hypersonic Missile, to Induct in 2019

December 26, 2018 @ 01:52 PM

The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has test fired a hypersonic intercontinental strategic missile Avangard that can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads. Russias hypersonic missile system will enter service in the Armed Forces next year, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying by

Chinese S-400 Shoots Down Ballistic Missile Target in Test

December 24, 2018 @ 12:37 PM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) shot down a ballistic missile target during a test fire of one of its S-400 air defense missile systems. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) of China test fired one of the S-400 missile defense systems it bought from Russia in May 2018

India Fires Agni-5 Ballistic Missile from Mobile Launcher

December 10, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

India on Monday fired a home-grown nuclear-capable long range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Agni 5 from a canister on a mobile launcher. “Indigenous long range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Agni5, was successfully launched from a canister on a road mobile launcher at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, today, Indian Defense Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman said in a tweet Monday

Russia Tests Iskander-M Ballistic Missile Systems

December 6, 2018 @ 01:51 PM

Russia tested Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems in the Southern province of Astrakhan region. “Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems were successfully tested at the Kapustin Yar Range in the Astrakhan Region

Iran Inducts home-grown Stealth Destroyer, Tests mid-range Ballistic Missile

December 4, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

Iran on Saturday added a domestically-made “Sahand” stealth destroyer to its fleet and tested a medium-range ballistic missile for the first time, proving its technological advancement with respect to stealth capabiity. It launched its first locally made destroyer in the year 2010

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

BAE to Provide Systems Engineering, Integration Services In Support Of Weapons Systems

December 1, 2018 @ 08:09 AM

BAE Systems has won a $29 million modification contract to provide systems engineering and integration services in support of the Trident II (D5) strategic weapons system, the SSGN attack weapon system, and strategic weapon surety. Trident II (D5), a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM), is a three-stage, solid-propellant, inertial-guided ballistic missile

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