BAE Systems Test Fires Advanced Precision Kill Weapon from Ground Vehicle

June 2, 2020 @ 05:09 AM

BAE Systems has test fired Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS), a laser-guided rocket, from a tactical configuration ground-based weapon system for the first time. The test demonstrated the flexibility of APKWS rockets to deliver standoff precision strike capabilities for ground forces, providing warfighters with a unique solution for engaging targets...

General Dynamics Wins $3.2 Billion Order to Supply Hydra-70 rockets for US...

May 30, 2020 @ 01:27 AM

General Dynamics-OTS was awarded a $3,420,531,156 hybrid contract for production and engineering services for Hydra-70 rocket systems. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept

Leonardo AW159 Helicopter Fires Thales ‘Martlet’ Lightweight Missile

May 26, 2020 @ 02:08 PM

Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopter fired a ‘Martlet Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) built by Thales for the first time today. The firing trials were conducted from 27th April to 21st May 2020

Turkish MoD Tests Locally-made Precision Guidance Kit from Fighter Jet

May 18, 2020 @ 06:17 PM

Turkeys MoD successfully test-fired the HGK-84, a domestically produced precision guidance kit, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday. “The test-firing of our HGK-84 LAB (Precision Guidance Kit-84 Laser Seeker Head) produced by domestic and national facilities were successfully carried out,” the ministry posted on Twitter

US Navy Awards Boeing $1.9B to Supply Saudi Arabia with SLAM ER...

May 14, 2020 @ 10:40 AM

The United States Navy has awarded Boeing $1.9 billion combined to supply Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) missiles to Saudi Arabia

Javelin Joint Venture completes first F-Model Missile

May 7, 2020 @ 06:36 AM

The Javelin Joint Venture team, a partnership of Raytheon and Lockheed Martin completed the first production Javelin F-Model (FGM-148F) missile. The Javelin is a man-portable, fire-and-forget weapon system

US Army Awards AeroVironment $76M for Switchblade Weapon Systems

May 1, 2020 @ 06:00 AM

The US Army has awarded AeroVironment a contract worth $76 million for the supply of Switchblade Weapon System. The Switchblade is a miniature, high-precision strike tactical missile system designed to engage stationary and moving targets

Indonesia Developing Missile for its F-16 Jets

April 30, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Indonesian Aerospace (PT Dirgantara Indonesia) is currently developing a new missile for the Air Forces fleet of F-16 fighter jets. “PT DI is in the process of developing a missile to complement its 70-millimeter Folding-fin Aerial Rocket (FFAR), which has been fitted onto the Air Forces F-16 jets,” president director Elfien Goentoro was quoted as saying by The Jakarta Post on Wednesday

Northrop to Manufacture Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles Meant For F/A-18 Jets

April 24, 2020 @ 03:47 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a contract worth $165 million to provide AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles (AARGMs) to be armed on FA-18 jets of the US Navy and Italian forces. "The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation $165 million for Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) in March," the company said in a statement Thursday

Indian Navy's P-8I MPA to get Harpoon Missiles, MK 54 Torpedos

April 14, 2020 @ 06:01 AM

The United States has approved India's $155 million request to buy 10 Harpoon Block II air launched missiles and 19 MK 54 torpedos to arm the Navy's P-8I Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. According to a release by Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), India had requested to buy ten (10) AGM-84L Harpoon Block II air launched missiles for $92 million from Boeing

Indonesia Preparing National Air Operations Command

April 10, 2020 @ 11:53 AM

Indonesian military is preparing to launch a new command structure- the National Air Operations Command (NAOC)- which will be responsible for air defense within the archipelago. The formation of the NAOC is a follow up to the formation of the Joint Defense Area Command (Kogabwilhan), which oversees the existing combat units of all three military branches, Air Force chief of staff Marshal Yuyu Sutisna during the forces 74th anniversary ceremony at its headquarters in Cilangkap, East Jakarta, on Thursday

USAF Orders 48 Lockheed Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles

April 8, 2020 @ 05:14 AM

The US Air Force has placed an order for 48 Lockheed Martin-made Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs). "Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $167