Friday, January 22, 2021

Missiles & Bombs

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...

Ukrainian new ship-killing missile passes first firing trial

The Defense Express has released footage showing the first qualification firing trial of the new “Neptune” land-based anti-ship missile. On April 2, 2020, in the south of the Odessa region at the “Alibey” proving ground was held regular...

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier receives $167M for new anti-ship missiles

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp, has won a contract valued at as much as $167 million to build a batch of 48 long-range anti-surface cruise missiles (LRASM) and tooling and test equipment. The DoD said Tuesday...

Sierra Nevada Corporation shares video of hypersonic engine test

Sierra Nevada Corporation, one of America’s fastest growing companies, has shared footage from the test of the new hypersonic engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program. The...

Sierra Nevada achieves significant milestone with new hypersonic engine

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC),, the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase...

Pentagon awards Lockheed Martin nearly $1 billion for new air-launched cruise missiles

The Pentagon awarded Lockheed Martin $818,2 million for the defense giants’ Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range, or JASSM-ERs, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The multi-million dollar award is provided for 360 Lot 17 JASSM-Extended Range (ER) missiles;...

Raytheon will produce SM-3 Block IB interceptors under $2.1 billion contract

Raytheon Co., one of the world's largest defense contractors, announced on Monday that it will produce and deliver SM-3 Block IB interceptors under a $2.1 billion, multi-year U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract. It is the first multi-year...

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U.S. Air Force seriously discusses F-16 order

Last week, U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a 10-year contract for the maintenance of F-16 fighter aircraft but later some sources reported that...

Russian pilot claims Su-57 fighter jet can beat F-35

Former Russian test pilot Magomed Tolboyev told reporters that Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet (NATO nickname Felon) has more of a likelihood of gaining the...

Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

Kyiv-based startup developing low-cost counter-drone technologies to create an unmanned aircraft system to track a target in flight and plot a kinetic impact. The startup...

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with a woodland green paint scheme appropriate for the Europian region. The dozens of military vehicles were re-painted to...