Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Missiles & Bombs

U.S. Army to buy general-purpose and hardened penetration bombs

The U.S. Army Contracting Command announced in a Jan. 14 notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website that Army is looking to buy Mk-80 series general-purpose and BLU-109 hardened penetration bomb kits.  In a notice posted on...

North Korea unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

North Korea held a new night-time military parade on Thursday, attended by leader Kim Jong-un. Thursday parade celebrated a major ruling party meeting at which Kim vowed maximum efforts to bolster his nuclear and missile program. During the parade,...

France conducts first test of new missile that can carry nuclear warhead

The French Armed Forces might deploy a new generation of air-launched, cruise missiles that can carry a nuclear warhead. Details are still limited, but the French military has confirmed that it along with missile specialist MBDA and plane...

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier to buy rocket engine maker Aerojet for $4.4B

U.S. arms maker and Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has announced that it will buy rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne for $4.4 billion. Lockheed Martin released a statement on Monday saying that "it has entered into...

U.S. aerospace giant secures $1,9 billion contract for SLAM-ER missiles for Saudi Arabia

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co. has secured a $1,9 billion Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for Saudi Arabia. The U.S. Department of Defense announced a contract to...

Polish Army to receive Rosomak-S armored vehicles designed to carry anti-armor squads

The Polish Ministry of National Defense has stated its intention to acquire the Rosomak-S wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs) designed to carry anti-armor squads. Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak said last week that the Polish Army...

U.S. Marine Corps simulates anti-ship long range fires in Japan

Video and photos released Monday by 1st Marine Aircraft Wing show U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 and Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 participated in the Harpoon training exercise aboard Marine Corps Air...

Northrop Grumman gets a new AARGM missiles contract, this time for $165 million

Northrop Grumman, one of the biggest U.S. defense contractors, has received a new U.S. Navy AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) missiles contract. The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman for Lot 9 full-rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E...

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South Korea to showcase its new fighter jet in April

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) plans to unveil a prototype of South Korea's first indigenous fighter jet in April, the arms procurement agency has said. According...

Romania receives first U.S.-made rocket launchers

Romanian Armed Forces have taken delivery of its first M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, according to the country’s o. The batch of...

U.S. Marine Corps shows off capabilities of its new Amphibious Combat Vehicles

The 1st Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps has released a video showing new Amphibious Combat Vehicles in action during Marine Air...