The US State Department has approved Foreign Military Sale of 700 Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) software license copies and related equipment to Jordan for an estimated $300 million. “The Government of Jordan had requested to buy up to seven hundred (700) Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) software license copies with a tailored, international ballistic kernel,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
The United States has given its nod for Netherlands request to buy $85 million-worth MK-48 torpedo conversion kits and related equipment from Raytheon, which the NATO-ally will use to upgrade its existing torpedoes that arms its fleet of Walrus submarines. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Netherlands of sixteen (16) MK-48 Mod 7 Advanced Technology (AT) torpedo conversion kits and related equipment for an estimated cost of $85 million,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
The United States Navy has flight tested the first Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) surface-to-air missile from Raytheon's production line that was restarted to supply the missiles to South Korea, Japan, Australia and Netherlands. The SM-2 Block IIIB missile launched, flew and provided accurate telemetry data to the range, and engaged an airborne Navy target, the company said in a statement Wednesday
The US Army awarded Raytheon $314 million to modernize their Patriot air and missile defense systems on January 30. The task order is funded by the 17 nations that rely on Patriot for integrated air and missile defense
Raytheon has announced that it has finished building the first radar antenna array for the US Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, a next-generation radar that will defeat advanced threats like hypersonic weapons. The newly built primary array, similar in size to the Patriot radar array, will provide more than twice its performance, the company said in a
Pakistan has expressed concern over the United States' recent approval to sell Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS) to India. “The decision of US will have serious impact on the stability of the region,” Aisha Farooqui, Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was quoted as saying by
South Korea and Britain are set to launch a research project on traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) for defense application following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Seouls the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and Britain's Defense and Security Organisation (DSO). Signed yesterday in Seoul, the MoU seeks joint research and development in technologies that can be applied to new weapons systems, a DAPA release said
In a first, missiles and munitions manufacturer, Raytheon has demonstrated its “Excalibur S” artillery round against a moving target. In the test, a guided Excalibur round fired from a howitzer struck a moving target with precision
The United States has approved a Foreign Military Sale to India of an Integrated Air Defense Weapon System (IADWS), also called National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) for an estimated cost of $1.867 billion
Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have announced their decision to give the biennial Singapore Airshow 2020 a miss owing to the outbreak of the infectious 2019-nCoV Coronavirus. More than 34,540 cases of the novel Coronavirus infection have been reported and 720 deaths confirmed in mainland China alone
The Javelin Joint Venture, a partnership of Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to explore co-production of the Javelin anti-tank missile system to fulfill potential future requirements of the Indian Ministry of Defence. “We look forward to working with BDL, a leading guided weapon system manufacturer, to evaluate the possibility of manufacturing Javelin in India,” said David Pantano, Javelin Joint Venture vice president
Raytheon was awarded a $403M System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA) contract with the U.S
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