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Raytheon to Upgrade AMRAAM Software

September 10, 2020 @ 05:38 AM

Raytheon Missile Systems has won a $125 million for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) system improvement program. This contract provides for delivery of software updates to the AMRAAM inventory

Greece to Discuss with MBDA Missile Purchase for Rafale Jets

September 2, 2020 @ 06:48 PM

A team from the French munitions manufacturer, MBDA is expected in Athens on September 3 to discuss the supply of missiles and other munitions for the proposed Rafale fighter jets that Greece is likely to purchase. The discussions would center on the prospect of acquiring state-of-the-art missiles such as Meteor, Mica...

US Clears 32 AIM-120C-8 Missiles Sale to Japan for Possible use on...

August 27, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

US State Department has approved a possible sale to Japan of 32 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) with support for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today

India Test-fires French MICA Missile from Su-30MKI Jet

August 21, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has reportedly covertly test-fired two rounds of French MICA missiles from a Su-30MKI fighter on August 17 and 18, ahead of the missiles integration with the Rafale. Defence sources told

As Rafale Jets Arrive, China Conducts Live-fire Tests of Tor Air Defence...

August 11, 2020 @ 04:40 AM

The Chinese PLA conducted a “whole-process live-fire test” of its TorM1 anti-aircraft missile systems in northwestern Chinas Gobi desert on July 26, 2020 just a few days before Rafale fighter jets arrived in India. The PLA conducts equipment tests in the Gobi desert as it mimics some of the conditions found along the Indo-China border in the high altitude Tibet region

USAF Conducts Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test

August 10, 2020 @ 05:50 AM

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US Clears $39M AMRAAM Sale to Netherlands

July 28, 2020 @ 04:23 AM

The United States has agreed to sell 16 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and related equipment to Netherlands for $39 million. On Monday, the State Department said it made a determination approving the possible Foreign Military Sale

Raytheon Scores $35M AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles Deal

July 7, 2020 @ 02:36 AM

Raytheon has won a $34.75 million contract to produce around 120 additional AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles

Indian ASTRA BVR Missiles for Navy & IAF Fighters

July 3, 2020 @ 06:29 AM

Fighter jets of the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be armed with Astra, the countrys first beyond visual range air-to-air missiles. “The induction of Astra Missiles having Beyond Visual Range capability will serve as a force multiplier and immensely add to the strike capability of the Navy and Air Force,” the Indian Ministry of Defense said in a

Pentagon Pulls Down Images of Nuclear Bomb Drop Test from F-35

June 24, 2020 @ 01:07 PM

The Pentagon has pulled down images of F-35 drop tests with the B61-12 nuclear free-fall bomb soon after the images were published in many media outlets recently. The page within the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) where the images were posted

Raytheon StormBreaker 'Smart Weapon' fired from Super Hornet Jet

June 15, 2020 @ 05:47 PM

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, completed the first guided release of a StormBreaker smart weapon from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet on Monday. The jet will become the second fighter jet to add the weapon when the program reaches initial operational capability later this year

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