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April 15, 2014
South Korea seeking Sidewinder missiles from U.S.
Washington (UPI) Apr 9, 2013
South Korea is seeking AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder missiles and associated support from the United States through a Foreign Military Sales deal worth $98 million. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which notified Congress earlier this week of the possible sale to the Republic of Korea, said the U.S. Department of State has already signed off on the deal. "The ROK continues to be an important force for peace, political stability and economic progress in North East Asia," the agency sai ... read more

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The U.S. Navy and Raytheon report that the Navy's MK-60 missile system for use in littoral waters has gained initial operating capability status. ... more
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Lockheed Martin's DAGR Missile Scores a Perfect 16 of 16 in Flight Tests for US Army
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated the ability of its DAGR missile to launch from an Apache AH-64D helicopter and repeatedly hit the target during a series of Air Worthiness Release (AWR) live fi ... more
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Lockheed Martin Receives US Army Contract For Guided MLRS Rocket Production
Lockheed Martin received a $255 million contract in late 2013 from the U.S. Army for Lot 9 production of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket. The new allotment of r ... more
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N. Korean military defends missile tests
North Korea on Wednesday defended a recent series of missile and rocket tests as justifiable self-defence drills and hit back at "vicious" criticism of them by Seoul and Washington. ... more
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South Korea buys more Phalanx missles from Raytheon
Raytheon has signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B close-in weapon systems to the Republic of Korea navy. ... more
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N.Korea test-fires four short-range missiles
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S. Korea calls North missile tests calculated provocation
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Israel tests anti-missile system for passenger planes
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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates JAGM Dual-Mode Guidance Section in Recent Flight Test
Lockheed Martin has recently demonstrated the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section engaging a laser-designated moving target during an internally funded flight test at Eglin ... more
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Raytheon demonstrates Griffin Block III missile
Raytheon demonstrated its latest variant of the combat-proven Griffin missile, the Griffin Block III, throughout a series of test shots culminating in several direct hits against a variety of static ... more
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Iran says will not negotiate missile programme
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Israel FM slams 'warmongering' Iran's missile tests
Israel's foreign minister said Tuesday that Iran's claim to have tested two new missiles proved it was still a "warmongering" state despite its recent diplomatic overtures to the West. ... more
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Raytheon receives Maverick missile contract from South Korea
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Qualification Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead Continue
Lockheed Martin has conducted the second Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. ... more
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US warns Moscow of concern over cruise missile test
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Lockheed Martin Tests LRASM MK 41 Vertical Launch System Interface
Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated and validated that its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) can be launched from any MK 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) by only modifying the software to existi ... more
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Iran mulls replacement for Russian S-300 missile system
Tehran is considering a replacement for the Russian S-300 missile defence system, a senior Iranian lawmaker told Fars news agency Monday. ... more
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Raytheon receives SM-3 contract
The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon an undefinitized contract action (UCA) valued at $156 million for the procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB guided missiles. The SM-3 missile i ... more
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Lockheed Martin Receives Contracts for JASSM Production
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