Raytheon Contracted for Major Upgrades to AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles

October 1, 2022 @ 03:20 PM

Raytheon Missiles and Defense is awarded a $225,638,545 contract for AIM-9X Block II and Block II+ 'sidewinder' improvement program including hardware and software development to the AIM-9X system.Called Increment IV, the improvement program hardware development will update the AIM-9X missile sensor, electronics unit, and guidance unit

First Polish PGZ-MBDA Mala NAREW SHORAD iLauncher Undergoing Trials

September 20, 2022 @ 07:02 AM

Polish Armaments Group (PGZ) and its subsidiaries, PIT-RADWAR, JELCZ and WZU, are working with MBDA to progress on the short-range air defence (SHORAD) solution, known as “Mała NAREW,” with the first two Polish iLaunchers of the system already in Poland undergoing integration and trials ahead of delivery to the customer. This...

Pentagon Receives Highest Powered Laser Weapon from Lockheed Martin

September 16, 2022 @ 05:20 AM

Lockheed Martin delivered a new electric 300 kW-class laser, the most powerful laser the company has produced to date, to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering OUSD (R&E). This 300 kW-class laser is ready to integrate with the DOD demonstration efforts including the U

Jordan, Lithuania to Get Javelin Missiles worth $311M

September 14, 2022 @ 07:08 AM

The Pentagon has announced a contract valued $311.17 million to Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV to produce Javelin missiles for Jordan and Lithuania

Lockheed, Northrop, L3Harris Advance to Phase 1.2 of Stand-in Attack Weapon for...

August 27, 2022 @ 05:21 AM

Lockheed, Northrop, L3Harris have been awarded a $15,000,000 each for all activities associated with the statement of objectives as well as the contractor's proposal for Phase 1.2 of the Stand-in Attack Weapon (SiAW) meant for F-35 and other UAF jets

Belarusian Su-30 Jets Configured to Carry Nuclear Weapons: President Lukashenko

August 26, 2022 @ 11:06 AM

Belarusian Su-30 aircraft have been configured to carry nuclear weapons, President Alexander Lukashenko told told local journalists on Friday."They must realize that no helicopters or airplanes will save them, should they opt for an escalation," the

DRDO & Indian Navy Test Vertical Launch Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile

August 23, 2022 @ 03:05 PM

Indias Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) and the Navy flight tested Vertical Launch Short Range Surface-to-Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) on August 23, 2022. The flight test was carried out from an Indian Naval Ship against a high-speed unmanned aerial target for demonstration of vertical launch capability

Japan to Increase Range of Type-12 Missiles to 1,000km for Potential China,...

August 23, 2022 @ 06:31 AM

Japan is working on increasing the range of ground-launched Type-12 standoff missiles from 200km to more than 1,000km, putting the Chinese and North Korean coasts within striking distance. The envisioned weapons would also be ship- and air- launch capable

All-new Russian Missile, X-69 to be Launched from Su-57 Jet's Internal Weapons...

August 22, 2022 @ 06:31 PM

Russia's Tactical Missiles Corporation (KTRV) unveiled an all-new cruise missile, the X-69 meant to be fired from the internal weapons bay of the Su-57 stealth jet. At the just-concluded Army 2022 event last week, KTRV displayed to foreign journalists a full-size scale model of the missile, which KTRV executives said was 'production ready

Northrop’s New Missile Based on AARGM-ER Identifies ‘Hostile’ Air Defense Systems During...

July 26, 2022 @ 06:07 AM

An air-launched missile created by Northrop Grumman managed to identify ‘hostile air defense systems during third captive flight tests held recently. Completed at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California, the internally-funded test successfully validated the capability to identify and discriminate modern, integrated air defense systems and successfully tracked the intended targets during a series of captive flight maneuvers using the companys test aircraft