Advanced Testing Of Arrow 3 Weapon Systems Soon: IAI

March 2, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Israel will begin advanced testing of the Arrow 3 weapon system in the “near future”, according to Itzhak Kaya, head of the Arrow missile program at Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Kaya made the announcement today at the Military & Aviation Exhibition 2012 that was held in Airport City near Tel Aviv on...

Northrop Grumman Appoints Danny Milligan Chief Executive for Information Systems Business in...

March 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of Danny Milligan as chief executive of its U.K

Pentagon Awards UAS Contract To Three Majors

March 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The U.S Department of Defense has awarded the AAI Corp, CSC and Insitu Inc each an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services in support of the DoD and other government agencies, as well as potential coalition military Foreign Military Sales customers...

Finmeccanica, Northrop Grumman Corporation Win NATO NCIRC Contract

March 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Finmeccanica and Northrop Grumman Corporation have been awarded a contract by the NATO Consultation, Command and Control (NATO C3) Agency to develop, implement and support the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) - Full Operating Capability (FOC). Both companies will provide information assurance to around 50 NATO sites and headquarters throughout 28 countries...

ATK Awarded Fourth 30mm PGU-15A/B Contract

March 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

ATK has been awarded a fourth contract to produce 30mm PGU-15A/B cartridges for the U.S

F-16 Go Green, Use Bio-fuel

March 1, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The F-16 Fight Falcon is currently undergoing a field service evaluation of biofuel thanks to a joint effort from airmen from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and Airmen from the Ohio Air National Guard's 180th Fighter Wing. In 2011, the Defense Department $8 billion on fuel allowing Air Force officials to work toward making the fleet a little "greener" by researching, testing and ultimately implementing the use of alternative fuels

Bluefin Robotics Wins The DARPA Phase II Subcontract For Deep Sea Operations

February 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Bluefin Robotics has been awarded a Phase II subcontract from Applied Physical Sciences Corp. (APS) for the Deep Sea Operations (DSOP) Technology and System Development Program sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

U.S Navy Begins Test On EM Railgun

February 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Navy has fired the first industry-built electromagnetic railgun (EM Railgun) prototype launcher at a test facility, commencing an evaluation that is an important intermediate step toward a future tactical weapon for ships, officials announced Feb. 28

F-35A Lightning II Fighter To Begin Initial Operations

February 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Aeronautical Systems Center issued a Military Flight Release today allowing the F-35A Lightning II fighter to begin initial operations at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, U.S

Czech Air Force Refuels Gripen In-Flight For The First Time

February 29, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Czech Air Force for the very first time carried out an out an airplane in-flight refueling in Ronneby, Sweden on Feb. 28

Finmeccanica Denies Any Corruption In India Deal

February 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Following reports that Indian Defence Minister A K Antony on Feb. 24 ordered a probe to find out if there was corruption in the Rs 3,500-crore deal to procure 12 helicopters for VVIPs from European defence firm Agusta Westland, its parent company has issued a statement denying any wrong doing

Huntington Ingalls Wins DoD Contract Worth $391 Million

February 27, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Huntington Ingalls has won a $391 million contract from the U.S Department of Defense for the continuation of the refueling complex overhaul advance planning efforts of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and its reactor plants