Saab Launches Laser Warning System for Land and Naval Applications In US

January 16, 2019 @ 07:29 AM

Saab on Wednesday announced the launch of its laser warning system portfolio for the specific needs and requirements of the U.S

Russia Becomes First Country to Introduce Combat Lasers into Service

December 5, 2018 @ 03:25 PM

Russian-made combat lasers, Peresvet, have started to enter duty with the Russian armed forces, making it perhaps the first country in the world do so. "Peresvet laser systems, based on new physical principles, entered combat service in testing regime with the Russian armed forces," the paper said

Lockheed Martin to Work on Ship Integration, Testing of Aegis Weapon System

December 4, 2018 @ 02:14 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $20 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. The contract includes providing shipboard integration engineering, test team support, modernization team engineering support, ballistic missile defense test...

USAF Awards $98 Million Worth Aircrew Laser Eye Protection Contract

September 29, 2018 @ 08:02 AM

The US Air Force has awarded a $98 million worth contract to two local firms: Gentex Corp. and Teledyne Scientific & Imaging LLC, for aircrew protection against lasers, the Department of defense announced Friday

Lockheed Martin Awarded Second Contract Worth $480M For Hypersonic Weapons Development

August 14, 2018 @ 08:43 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a $480 million worth US Air Force contract to Lockheed Martin for second hypersonic weapon prototype known as Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) or “Arrow”. Under a not-to-exceed $480,000,000 undefinitized contract, Lockheed Martin will provide “ARRW critical design review and test and production readiness support”, the Department...

Lockheed Martin Wins $218M To Supply M142 HIMARS Rocket Launchers To Romania

August 10, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a foreign military sales contract worth over $218 million to provide 18 M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) launchers and associated equipment to Romania, the Department of defense announced Thursday. “Lockheed Martin Corp

Russian Space Agency To Spend $24 Billion for Super Heavy Carrier Rocket

August 7, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

Russias State Space Corporation Roscosmos has launched a federal program for creating a super-heavy carrier rocket, Dmitry Rogozin, Roscosmos Chief said on Monday. The creation of the super-heavy carrier rocket and the construction of the corresponding infrastructure will cost $24 billion,

US Army Orders Additional AT4CS RS Anti-Armor Weapon System

July 18, 2018 @ 09:01 AM

Saab has received a new order valued $50 million (426 MSEK) from the United States Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order was booked during Q2 2018

Leonardo sells Aircraft Counter-measures System to Middle Eastern customer

July 17, 2018 @ 11:47 AM

Leonardo has won a contract to deliver its ‘Miysis Directed InfraRed CounterMeasure (DIRCM) systems to a Middle Eastern customer. The DIRCM protects aircraft from advanced heat-seeking missiles confusing their targeting sensors

Raytheon To Develop Laser Weapon System For US Army’s Tactical Vehicles

July 6, 2018 @ 08:43 AM

The US Army has awarded a $10 million worth contract to Raytheon for development of laser weapon systems preliminary design for integration onboard the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. According to the contract announced on July 2, the company will develop a 100 kW class laser weapon system under High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstration program

US Navy Orders More BAE’s Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems For $224...

June 28, 2018 @ 07:43 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $224 million worth contract to BAE Systems for the production and delivery of an additional 10,185 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS), the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc

USAF Awards Rocket Propulsion Engine Development Contract

June 26, 2018 @ 12:30 PM

The US Air Force has awarded $69.8 million worth contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne for rocket propulsion engine development, the Department of Defense announced Friday