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July 29, 2014
Missile guidance system passes risk reduction test
Orlando, Fla. (UPI) Jul 24, 2013
The dual-mode guidance section for Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Ground missile was successfully demonstrated in a second internally funded flight test. In the test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., a rail-mounted JAGM missile's semi-active laser acquired its target and then engaged its millimeter wave radar for precision target destruction. "This second flight test success demonstrates that Lockheed Martin's JAGM solution is a proven, low-risk capability," said Frank St. John, vice presid ... read more

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AC-235 gunships for Jordan feature missiles, rockets and cannons
A baseline configuration of gunships for Jordan has been announced by the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau and ATK of the United States. ... more
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Russian-made missile key suspect in MH17 crash
A Russian-made surface-to-air missile is the most likely cause of the suspected downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, analysts said on Friday, as claim and counter-claim swirled over who launched the weapon. ... more
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Storm Shadow missiles set for integration of RAF Typhoons
New Typhoon fighters to be flown by Britain's Royal Air Force will carry Storm Shadow missiles following an agreement between a NATO agency and Eurofighter. ... more
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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. ... more
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U.S., Norwegian companies partner for missile project
A joint strike missile for anti-surface warfare use is to be jointly developed by Raytheon and the Kongsberg Gruppen of Norway. ... more
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Sidewinder missiles for Israel
A possible sale of AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles to Israel has received approval from the U.S. State Department and now awaits a go-ahead from Congress. ... more
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AgustaWestland integrating missile systems onto helos
AgustaWestland is to install missile systems onto its AW159 Wildcat helicopters used by Britain's Royal Navy. ... more
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N. Korea fires two more missiles into the sea
North Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea. ... more
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Saab, Swedish military complete pre-deployment tests of Meteor missile
Pre-deployment trials of MBDA's Meteor missile integrated onto a Gripen fighter have been completed by Saab and the Sweden's Defense Materiel Administration. ... more
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Norwegian government contracts Kongsberg for JSF missile
Norwegian defense company Kongsberg Defense has signed a new contract with the government for continued development of the Joint Strike Missile for use on F-35 aircraft. ... more
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Raytheon, EUROSAM head-to-head in Polish missile contract bid
Raytheon with its Patriot air defense system has been chosen as a final contender in Poland's WISLA missile defense project. ... more
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Raytheon, Eurosam compete for $7.9 bn Polish air defence contract
Poland said Monday it had shortlisted US manufacturer Raytheon and French-led consortium Eurosam as bidders for a contract to build its air defence system, which local media say is worth $7.9 billion. ... more
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DAGR and Hellfire 2 Score Direct Hits During Ground-Vehicle Tests
Lockheed Martin has fired HELLFIRE and DAGR missiles from its Long Range Surveillance and Attack Vehicle (LRSAV) turreted weapon system during recent ground-to-ground tests at Eglin Air Force Base, ... more
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Northrop producing more missile counter-measure systems for Air Force
More U.S. military aircraft are to receive protection against shoulder-fired missiles through a contract modification issued by the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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Britain eyes Brimstone 2 missiles for Typhoon fighters
Integration of Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missiles with Typhoon fighters is being studied by BAE Systems under a contract from Britain's Ministry of Defense. ... more
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N. Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns
North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said Tuesday. ... more
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MBDA throws spotlight on MMP missile system
European missile-maker MBDA has spotlighted its new configurations of the fifth-generation MMP land combat system. ... more
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Thales UK producing missile launching system for helos
Britain's Ministry of Defense has contracted Thales UK to demonstrate and manufacture the Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Light) system for helicopters. ... more
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Companies join forces for new weapon system variant
Development and production agreements have been entered into by Raytheon and Thales of France for a new variant of the TOW weapon system. ... more
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Raytheon conducts first live fire test of Excalibur S
In a company-funded R and D initiative, Raytheon successfully fired the dual-mode GPS- and laser-guided Excalibur S for the first time. Although the Excalibur S was initialized with a GPS target loc ... more
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Raytheon remanufacturing upgrading Phalanx weapon system
Raytheon reports it has received a U.S. Navy contract to remanufacture, overhaul and provide upgrades to Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems. ... more
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Brazilian Army inducts new variant of rocket artillery
The Brazilian Army reports it has inducted into service the first batch of ASTROS 2020 multiple rocket launcher vehicles manufactured by Avibras. ... more
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LockMart Receives Contract For MK 41 Vertical Launching System
The U.S. Navy recently awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to provide engineering design services for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) that helps protect the fleet from numerous naval warfar ... more
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Combined Diehl, Elbit missile counter-measures for Germany's A400Ms
Germany's A400M military transports are being equipped with anti-missile defense systems that combine products from Diehl Defense and Elba Systems of Israel. ... more
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