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Indian Air Force Orders Akash Missiles

July 9, 2021 @ 07:30 AM

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) signed a contract worth INR 499 crore ($67 million) to provide Akash missiles to the Indian Air Force (IAF). “BDL signed a contract worth of INR 499 Crore for manufacture & supply of Akash Missiles to IAF,” Siddharth Mishra, Chairman & Managing Director of BDL, tweeted Thursday

Northrop Grumman Awarded $3.8 Billion for Minuteman III ICBM Ground subsystems

July 8, 2021 @ 02:34 AM

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp has been awarded a $3,860,000,000 contract for Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ground subsystems support. This contract provides for sustaining engineering, maintenance engineering, test and assessment, modification of systems and equipment, software maintenance, developmental engineering, production engineering, repair and procurement, a US DoD release said July 7

Lockheed Martin, IAI to Cooperate in Air and Missile Defense systems

July 7, 2021 @ 10:02 AM

Lockheed Martin and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Tuesday for collaboration in Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) systems. Under this collaboration, the companies will explore potential joint opportunities in areas such as research and development, production, marketing and other activities

Russian S-500 Air Defense System Completes Tests, all set to Enter Service

July 7, 2021 @ 05:19 AM

The Russian S-500 air defense system (ADS), said to counter not only aircraft, missiles and space weapons, but also satellites in low-earth orbit (LEO) has completed state tests and is set to enter service with the countrys military forces. "Currently, a number of tests have been carried out with combat launches...

BAE Systems to deliver M-Code Military GPS User Equipment to Germany

July 1, 2021 @ 12:14 PM

BAE Systems said it received the first contract from the Space and Missile Systems Centers Space Production Corps to deliver M-Code Military Global Positioning System User Equipment to Germany. Under a Foreign Military Sales contract, BAE Systems will deliver advanced M-Code GPS technology to Germany, enabling precise, resilient, and secure geolocation...

S.Korea's Planned Interceptor Needs Better Tech than Israel's Iron Dome to Stop...

June 30, 2021 @ 06:04 AM

To counter weapons fired by North Korea, the South wants to build an interceptor system that is superior in capabilities to the Iron Dome system built by Israel. The Iron Dome is designed to detect, identify and destroy incoming threats, such as short-range missiles, artillery shells and unmanned aerial vehicles

Airbus to Equip Satellites for UHF Military Communications

June 29, 2021 @ 02:42 PM

Airbus will place a dedicated UHF (Ultra High Frequency) military communications hosted payload on board the EUTELSAT 36D telecommunications satellite. As the UHF frequency band is a relatively scarce orbital resource, this offering will make up for the capacity shortage around the world

S.Korea Okays Project to Build Iron Dome-like interceptor System, Upgrade F-35 Jets...

June 28, 2021 @ 08:17 AM

South Korea's defense project promotion committee headed by defense minister Suh Wook approved a 2.89 trillion-won ($2

Thales Alenia Space to Develop Secure Satellite Communications for Italian MoD

June 24, 2021 @ 04:42 AM

Thales Alenia Space has signed a 159 Million euro contract with the Italian Ministry of Defense for the development of the SICRAL 3 secure satellite communications system, including its ground segment. The SICRAL (Italian System for Secure Communications and Alerts) program deploys geostationary satellites for confidential strategic and tactical communications, to support defense missions both in Italy and abroad

Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos On-demand Thrust Termination of Hypersonic Missile Motor

June 22, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

Aerojet Rocketdyne has demonstrated a technology that allows on-demand thrust termination of a rocket motor to advance the realization of hypersonic missiles. DARPAs Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing and demonstrating new technologies for ground-launched medium-range hypersonic weapons, successfully completed full-scale static test firing of a unique second stage propulsion system

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