Lockheed Martin Wins AEGIS Weapon System Ship Integration Contract

July 28, 2016 @ 08:49 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded the US Navy contract worth $9 million for ship integration and test efforts of the AEGIS Weapon System (AWS) for USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) destroyer. “Lockheed Martin Corp

US Army Develops Critical Components For Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System

June 22, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The US Army has developed and tested six critical component technologies in its Small Organic Precision Munition Program to support the Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System (LMAMS) requirement. The six government-owned critical components are: the Small Warhead, the Small Electronic Safety and Arming Device, Power, Secure Micro Digital Data Link, Image...

Australian Destroyer Begins Testing Lockheed Martin’s Aegis Weapon Systems

March 30, 2016 @ 06:16 AM

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has begun testing Lockheed Martins Aegis battle management system in preparation for deployment, Lockheed Martin announced in a press release. The Australian destroyer is equipped with vertical rocket launchers, which when directed by Aegis will be "capable of delivering missiles for every mission and threat environment...

Nuclear Weapons Need To Be Ready For Use: N. Korean Leader

March 5, 2016 @ 08:33 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday ordered the country's nuclear weapons to be made ready for use at a moment's notice. He also said the communist country will revise its military posture so it can be ready to carry out pre-emptive attacks, stressing that the current situation has become very...

US Navy Tests Raytheon-Built JSOW C-1 Weapon System

February 16, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

Raytheon Company and the US Navy have conducted a successful operational test of the new Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 gliding, precision-guided weapon. Conducted in a challenging flight environment, the test further demonstrated the capabilities of JSOW C-1 against a broad set of land targets

Saab Signs SEK 1.4 Billion Contract For Carl-Gustaf Ammunitions

January 13, 2016 @ 09:40 AM

Saab has signed a contract worth SEK 1.4 billion ($164 million) for the production and delivery of ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system

Kratos To Support US Army Laser System Development Project

September 10, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has won a $32 million task contract to assist US Army in developing high-energy laser systems. The companys subsidiary, Digital Fusion Solutions will provide systems engineering, software support, and training and new development enhancements to the Army's Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

Boeing To Upgrade High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator

August 13, 2015 @ 03:26 PM

Boeing is upgrading its High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD) after it successfully tested its Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS) by shooting down a drone. The CLWS has been successfully tested numerous times against stationary objects but the recent August 3rd Blackdart exercise where it successfully shot down an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, was a first for the much smaller laser which puts out 2 KWs of energy

US To Commence Large Scale Demonstrations of Directed Energy Weapons In Five...

July 29, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

The US will start large scale demonstrations of directed energy weapons within five years to counter ballistic and cruise missile threat in less expensive way. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall, the top US arms buyer said Tuesday that the funds for directed energy programs would remain steady at about $300 million a year for now

UK Invites Proposals To Build Laser Weapon Demonstrator

March 13, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

The British Ministry of Defence is inviting proposals to develop a prototype of high-power laser directed energy weapon; the announcement was made in press release on Wednesday. The meeting of potential suppliers for the development, called the Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator, will be organized by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, which will be managing the estimated £100 million project

Lockheed Martin Tests Fiber Laser Weapon System

March 4, 2015 @ 09:04 AM

Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the evolving precision capability of its fiber laser weapon system by disabling the engine of a truck. The demonstration marked the first field testing of an integrated 30-kilowatt, single-mode fiber laser weapon system prototype, the company announced Tuesday in its press release

Cubic Wins 2.9M Contract To Provide MILES IWS Training Technology To Romania

February 23, 2015 @ 12:13 PM

Cubic has won $2.9 million contract to provide Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Individual Weapon System (MILES IWS) equipment to Romania