Friday, January 22, 2021

Missiles & Bombs

U.S. Navy awards Raytheon with $493M contract for Tomahawk upgrade

Raytheon Co., one of the world's largest defense contractors, was awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command for Tomahawk upgrade. The Department of Defense announced on Friday an agreement worth about $493 million for recertification...

Raytheon awarded $392M for AIM-9X tactical missiles for U.S., allies

One of major U.S. defense contractors Raytheon is awarded a $392,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles. This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of tactical missiles (Lot 20 AIM-9X,...

U.S. Air Force successfully conducts new test of AMRAAM missile

The U.S. Air Force successfully conducted the new test of an advanced medium-range air-to-air missile, or also know as AMRAAM. A F-15E Strike Eagle from the 40th Flight Test Squadron launched an AMRAAM near Eglin Air Force Base,...

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier selects BAE Systems to develop advanced seekers for THAAD weapon system

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has awarded a contract to BAE Systems for next-generation seeker for THAAD ballistic missile defense system. BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and manufacture next-generation...

U.S. Navy awards $164 million contract for anti-radar missiles

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, a business unit of Northrop Grumman, received a modification to a previously awarded contract worth approximately $164,9 million from the U.S. Navy to exercise an option to procure Lot Nine, full-rate production of...

Lockheed Martin completes delivery of first antenna panels for Long Range Discrimination Radar

The U.S Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Lockheed Martin announced on Tuesday that Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) is closer to delivery. According to a recent service news release, MDA has completed delivery of the first ten antenna...

Lockheed Martin successfully tested its next-generation long-range missile

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has announced that it tested next-generation long-range missile designed for the Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, NM. All objectives were achieved in a flawless...

Athlon Avia conclude initial guided flight trials of Silent Thunder munition

Ukrainian manufacturer and supplier of unmanned aerial systems, Athlon Avia Llc. has completed an initial series of guided flight trials of the developmental Silent Thunder smart loitering system, ArmyINFORM reported. The Silent Thunder concept is a precision-guided weapon...

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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...