Saturday, February 24, 2024

Missiles & Bombs

Saab expands cooperation within new generation of smart munitions campaign

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab has announced last week that it has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nammo and Nordic Shelter to support the...

Warthogs still ready for anything: A-10s put on impressive “Elephant Walk”

The 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard that Warfield Air National Guard Base has executed a massive readiness drill that included an 'elephant walk'...

Chinese missile maker clones Ukrainian supersonic cruise missile

Chinese missile maker Guangdong Hongda Blasting Co Ltd reportedly has cloned and reengineered the concept of the new Ukrainian Bliskavka (“Lightning”) supersonic cruise missile. The...

US Navy’s newest air-to-ground missile is cleared for production

U.S. Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. has confirmed that its newest AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range (AARGM-ER) cleared for initial production. According to...

Israel integrates Barak MX Interceptors on its newest corvettes

Irsaely state-owned aerospace giant Israel Aircraft Industries, better known as IAI, announced that it is integrating offensive and defensive systems, to enhance the 'Sa'ar...

U.S. Air Force conducts first live-fire test of IRST-cued AIM-120 missile

The U.S. Air Force announced on Tuesday that the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted the first-ever live-fire of an Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile...

Russia decides to retire Topol ballistic missiles

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, commonly known as the Russian Armed Forces, is considering officially retiring a Topol Intercontinental-range Ballistic Missile (ICBM)...

BAE Systems develops advanced version of APKWS guidance kits

Aerospace giant BAE Systems announced Monday it has developed an advanced version of its combat-proven APKWS guidance kit that offers enhanced strike distance and precision...

Second flight test for U.S. Air Force hypersonic missile fails

The second flight test of the U.S Air Force's latest hypersonic missile failed on July 28 following technical problems, the service announced in a...

Ukrainian missile maker secures $200 million contract for R-27 production

Kyiv-based missile maker Artem holding company says it was awarded a $200 million contract from the unnamed customer for R-27 medium-range air-to-air missile production. Artem...

Johns Hopkins University receives new nuclear weapons research contract

Johns Hopkins University has received a potential ten-year, $530 million contract to provide research and development services in support of the two U.S. Air...

India says it successfully test-fired next-gen nuclear ballistic missile

The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation, better known as DRDO, announced that it successfully test-fired the Agni P surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of...

U.S. Space Force demonstrates quick, flexible satellite launch capabilities

The U. S. Space Force successfully demonstrated quick, flexible satellite launch capabilities using the Northrop Grumman’s Pegasus XL rocket. According to a recent service news...

Northrop Grumman to help U.S. Air Force ensure the reliability of Minuteman III force

Defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a $287 million base contract by the U.S. Air Force to...

IAI, Tomer partner to develop innovative missiles rocket engines

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Tomer, a government-owned company producing rocket propulsion systems, have agreed to jointly develop innovative missiles rocket engines, the companies...

Russia to arm Mi-28NM helicopter with long-range cruise missile

Russian defense industry source has revealed plans to add new missiles with a range of 100 km to the Mi-28NM attack helicopter's arsenal. In the...

Lockheed Martin gets $30,6M deal to support Aegis Ashore site in Poland

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has received a $30,6 million U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract modification under the Poland Aegis Ashore Engineering Agent...

U.S. Air Force confirms Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile test failure

The U.S. Air Force said Wednesday that a recent test of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile failed. According to a press release issued May...

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