Raytheon To Provide MK 15 Weapon System Upgrades To US, Turkey and

August 5, 2016 @ 09:10 AM

Raytheon has been awarded the US Navy contract worth $287 million for MK 15 Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) upgrades for the governments of Turkey and Australia. “Raytheon Co

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

General Dynamics Wins FMS Contract Worth $169 Million For Hydra Rockets

July 12, 2016 @ 09:14 AM

General Dynamics has won Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract worth $169 million to provide Hydra rockets to Colombia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, India, and Belgium. “General Dynamics – OTS Inc

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...

Lockheed Martin Wins $332 Million Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Contract

June 16, 2016 @ 07:04 AM

Lockheed Martin has received a $331.8 million contract from the US Army for the production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets

US Navy To Deploy AeroVironment Blackwing UAS On Attack and Guided Missile...

May 17, 2016 @ 09:44 AM

The US Navy plans to deploy AeroVironments Blackwing, a small, tube-launched unmanned aircraft system that deploys from under the surface of the sea, on manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles. Blackwing builds on AeroVironments extensive operational experience with small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and its Switchblade Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System (LMAMS) to provide the Navy with a low cost, submarine launched unmanned aircraft system optimized for Anti-Access/Aerial Denial (A2/AD) environments

Pyongyang Deploys 300 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Along Frontline: S. Korean Military

April 25, 2016 @ 10:55 AM

North Korea has deployed about 300 new multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) along its front line with South Korea, Seouls military officials told Yonhap Sunday. According to the report, Pyongyang has placed the 122 millimeter rocket launchers north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas

Elbit Systems Wins $30 Million Contract For Australian Thermal Weapon Sights

April 19, 2016 @ 09:16 AM

Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract estimated US$30 million by the Department of Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the supply of XACTth65 sights, a thermal weapon sight product. The XACTth65 sight is very small size, light weight (only 450 grams) and its full tactical and high performance during day and night operations

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 in naval warfare"

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 precarious, according to the Korean Central News Agency

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

Orbital ATK Wins $14 Million Contract for US Army Guided Multiple Launch...

January 21, 2016 @ 09:54 AM

Lockheed Martin has awarded a $14 million contract to Orbital ATK to produce its Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead (AW) for the US Army. In tests, the Orbital ATK warheads with Lethality Enhanced Ordnance (LEO) technology achieved the Armys stated requirements for area effects, but left behind no unexploded ordnance, a major accomplishment for this warhead design