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 Stabilization/Autotracker, and the Laser Ranging Height Of Burst Sensor, according to the US Army press release
Lockheed Martin has received a $331.8 million contract from the US Army for the production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets
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
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 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
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"
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
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
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
The Russian Western Military District (WMD) will receive over 40 units of advanced rocket launchers, district spokesman Col. Igor Muginov said
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
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