KONGSBERG, Diehl Defence, MBDA to Jointly Develop Super Sonic Strike Missile

May 13, 2024 @ 09:48 AM

KONGSBERG, Diehl Defence and MBDA Deutschland enter agreement to develop the future Norwegian and German super-sonic strike missile known as 3SM Tyrfing. The Norwegian government announced this initiative in November 2023

DoD Inspector General's Office Evaluates U.S.A.F.’s Nuclear Design Certification for Aircraft Carrying...

May 10, 2024 @ 09:00 AM

Inspector General Robert P. Storch announced the release of a comprehensive

MBDA Qualifies GRIFO Air Defense System with CAMM-ER Missile for Italian Army

May 9, 2024 @ 04:00 AM

MBDA recently qualified the GRIFO system, the Italian Armys new air defense system, as part of the EMADS (Enhanced Modular Air Defense Solutions) family using the (Common Anti-Air Modular Missile – Extended Range) missile. The GRIFO system enhances the Italian Armys short-range air defense (SHORAD) capability with extended range provided by...

Ukraine Launches ATACMS Missiles at Russian Targets in Crimea

April 30, 2024 @ 10:24 AM

Ukraine launched a barrage of Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) at Russian military targets in Crimea, marking the first use of 300 km-range missiles. The United States has previously been apprehensive about providing medium-range-surface-launched ATACMS to Ukraine, fearing it could provoke Russia into a wider war

Raytheon Awards Contract to Spain's Sener for Patriot GEM-T Missile Component Production

April 30, 2024 @ 06:07 AM

Raytheon, a division of RTX, has granted a contract to Spanish engineering and technology firm Sener to develop and manufacture the electro-mechanical control section of the Patriot GEM-T missile. This contract is part of a larger initiative to support the recent procurement of up to 1,000 GEM-T missiles by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for a coalition of nations including Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain

RTX Wins $344M to Develop Standard Missile Variants

April 26, 2024 @ 06:56 AM

Raytheon, an RTX business, has won a $344 million contract for the development of two missile variants – the SM-2 Block IIICU and SM-6 Block IU – which will be based on a common guidance section, where the electronics and software that guide a missile to its target are housed. The updated variants will share a newly designed guidance section, target detection device, independent flight termination system and electronics unit

Raytheon's Redstone Facility Expansion to Boost Defense Program Capacity by Over 50%

April 24, 2024 @ 05:25 AM

Raytheon, a business unit of RTX, has commenced a $115 million expansion of its Redstone Raytheon Missile Integration Facility located in Huntsville, Alabama. The expansion project will add 26,000 square feet to the facility, increasing its capacity for integrating and delivering critical defense programs by more than 50%

Philippines to Receive BrahMos Cruise Missiles on April 19

April 18, 2024 @ 07:58 AM

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is gearing up to receive its first batch of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile systems from India on April 19, 2024. A source privy to the delivery of the BrahMos missiles confirmed to the