Thursday, April 22, 2021

Missiles & Bombs

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...

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,...

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