Thursday, April 22, 2021

Missiles & Bombs

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...

U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon to develop new nuclear cruise missile

U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Technologies said on Monday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Raytheon Missiles & Defense was selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop next generation air-launched nuclear cruise missile. According to a statement issued on 20...

Ukraine suspends production of multiple rocket launch system

The Ukrainian defense industry has suspended production of new missile systems, including the Vilha high-precision rockets system and the Grim-2 tactical missile system. Leonid Shiman, director of the Pavlograd Chemical Plant, told Ukrainian media that Government has failed...

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