Tornado Rocket Systems To Enter Service With Russia’s Western Military District

January 16, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

The Russian Western Military District (WMD) will receive over 40 units of advanced rocket launchers, district spokesman Col. Igor Muginov said

Two US Air Force Contracts Worth $79 Million Awarded For Rocket Propulsion...

January 14, 2016 @ 08:13 AM

The US Department of Defense has awarded two contracts total worth $79 million for development of rocket propulsion system prototypes for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. As per terms of the Air Force contracts, the two awardees ATK Launch Systems Inc

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

India Tests Pinaka II Rocket System

January 4, 2016 @ 12:09 PM

India has successfully completed user-assisted trials of its multiple launch rocket system Pinaka II, at the Pokhran field firing range in northern state of Rajasthan, local media reported on Sunday. The tests were held by the developing company, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), and the Indian Army

US Navy Delivers First APKWS Laser-Guided Rocket Units To Jordan

December 1, 2015 @ 09:33 AM

Jordan has received the first Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket units from the US Navy. The Navy and BAE Systems recently shipped 110 Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System units to Jordan for integration on its CASA CN-235 light gunship aircraft

Nigeria Orders Arrest of Top Officials in Arms Purchase Scandal

November 18, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and other officials, after they were involved in arms purchase scandal. The officially were charged in $5

Northrop Grumman To Conduct Trials of Solid State Laser Weapon Prototype

October 23, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation has won a $53.1 million contract from the US Navy for a solid state laser (SSL) weapons demonstrator

US Army’s Apache helicopters Will Fire Laser Guided Rockets In Afghan, Iraq...

October 14, 2015 @ 12:13 PM

The US Army has procured an unspecified quantity of BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) laser-guided rockets for use in on going operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. This deployment marks the first time U

Czech Republic Buys Rheinmetall Mithras Illumination Rockets

October 6, 2015 @ 01:05 PM

The Czech military has placed an order with Rheinmetall for the handheld Mithras illumination rocket. The Germany based defence contractor will supply the Czech armed forces with an initial shipment of tens of thousands of Mithras rockets

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

Northrop Wins US Army Common Infrared Countermeasure Contract

September 1, 2015 @ 11:37 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a $US35.3 million US army contract with options for engineering and manufacturing development and low-rate initial production of the Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program

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