Missiles & Bombs

Pentagon awards contract for classified ‘Valkyrie’ program

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, a business unit of Lockheed Martin Corp., is being awarded a competitive firm-fixed-price contract…

B-52 conduct first-ever launch of laser-guided bombs from revolutionary rotary launcher

The U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber has conducted the first-ever launch of laser-guided bombs from a revolutionary Conventional Rotary…

Missile Defense Agency awards Lockheed Martin with $327M contract for Aegis BMD 6.0 capability

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, a business unit of Lockheed Martin, has been awarded a $500 million contract for…

U.S. Army awards Lockheed Martin with $374M contract for hypersonic weapons development

The U.S. Department of Defense and defense giant Lockheed Martin announced on Friday an agreement worth about $347 million as part…

THAAD system successfully intercepted medium-range ballistic missile

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Ballistic Missile Defense System Operational Test Agency and U.S. Army soldiers of the E-62 Battery,…

U.S. Army conducts intercept of cruise missile at record distance

The U.S. Army and defense contractors successfully intercepted a cruise missile at an extended range during flight test using the…

Pentagon announces possible $500 million AMRAAM sale to Hungary

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), the Defense Security Cooperation Agency…

Northrop Grumman breaks ground on new facility in support Air Force’s future ICBM capability

U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp celebrated the groundbreaking of a new facility, near Hill Air Force Base, to serve as a future…